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Doric

1. of or relating to the Dorians, esp the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek
2. of, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a column having no base, a heavy fluted shaft, and a capital consisting of an ovolo moulding beneath a square abacus
3. one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in the Peloponnese
4. any rural dialect, esp that spoken in the northeast of Scotland
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The Doric's performance of Schubert's 'Quartettsatz' was full of confidence and certainly gave us a glimpse of the greatness he was to achieve in his late quartets.
Until the advent of television, practically every village in the area had an enthusiastically supported dramatic society, rehearsals being a regular winter pastime; and as will be briefly discussed at the end of this paper, the tradition then established of drama in Doric for amateur performance is still very much alive.
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In 2008, they were given the freedom of the city, awarded for "their services to the fine arts, the Doric language, promotion of the city and for makin' a'body laugh".
Not much made Doric prouder than helping along other playwrights, performers and musicians.
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The metopes, decorative architectural elements typically found above the architrave in Doric buildings, were based on scenes from the British Museum's famed Parthenon marbles, depicting the battle between the Centaurs and the Lapiths.
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The Doric String Quartet were able to cover for the absence of the Michelangelo Quartet at the launch of the 2008-09 Newcastle International Chamber Music Series at The Sage Gateshead - and next Wednesday the society repays that gesture by inviting them to open the new six-concert series.