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canto

a main division of a long poem
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Blasucci nota, inoltre, come dal canto sia assente una figura dominante, il che ne fa "il primo dei grandi canti visionari del Paradiso" (p.
Ci sono solo gruppi di persone che cantano insieme (eccezione: il canto a tenores sardo, alcuni canti paraliturgici, Sessa Aurunca, Mussumeli, Montedoro ...).
Dr Canti served on HMS Wren - one of the six-strong support group - and captured many key moments in the battle against the wolf packs, including Walker's own HMS Starling ramming and sinking an enemy submarine in mid-Atlantic on June 24, 1943.
Da parte mia mi propongo di fermare l'attenzione limitatamente ad alcuni canti dell'antica Grecia legati al lavoro della terra ed in particolare alla vendemmia e alla mietitura, sollecitata soprattutto dal fatto che le testimonianze antiche che li riguardano non sempre hanno permesso di raggiungere dati certi a causa della loro frammentarieta.
If Canti del caos is an indication of Moresco's intentions and capacity to shock, it is understandable that some readers might feel uncomfortable with his work.
A much more horrifying (and transparently allegorical) "eastern adventure" is the civil war of the Cinque Canti enacted in the heretical precincts of Prague.
Canto 32, an expository canto dealing with the rose and some of the doctrinal questions regarding the seating plan, has attracted lukewarm enthusiasm, traditionally accepted as a pause between two emotion-charged canti. Botterill makes a strong case for a more up-beat reading, suggesting that the detailed exposition, by the 'doctor mellifluus', of a somewhat heterodox position on grace is a shining example that human language is still, even in the Empyrean, capable of conveying divine authority.
It brilliantly succeeds in establishing the Cinque Canti as a small masterpiece and not a failed afterthought.
What gives the volume special interest is the substantial introduction by David Quint (more appropriate for a scholarly journal than for a preface to a translation), presenting a largely original interpretation of the work, which he sees not as the 'poco di giunta' Ariosto spoke of adding to the 1516 text, as is generally believed, but as the beginning of a totally new poem, a view not inconsistent with the content of the Cinque Canti, which describe a new series of hostilities between Carlo and Gano/Alcina, after the marriage of Bradamante and Ruggiero (the natural climax of the poem) as opposed to the 1532 additions which precede the marriage.
A giunta, or appendix, known as the Cinque canti, or "Five Cantos," was published posthumously in 1545.
It is well to remember that Lasca's collection of canti was not limited to carnival songs alone, but claimed in its title to be a collection of all the "Trionfi, Carri, Mascherate o Canti carnascialeschi" performed in Florence from the time of Lorenzo to the year 1559.
Valeria Finucci's edition of the Tredici canti del Floridoro (originally published in 1581) brings an epic poem written in imitation of Ariosto's Orlando furioso to the attention of scholars.