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canticle

1. a nonmetrical hymn, derived from the Bible and used in the liturgy of certain Christian churches
2. a song, poem, or hymn, esp one that is religious in character
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("The Canticle of the Sun") In the introduction of the encyclical letter, there is a short Section that is titled "St.
Britten's Canticle III was originally conceived for tenor voice, and the colors of the soprano are markedly different.
At the conclusion of each canticle, the author presents questions about current issues in relation to Dante's treatment of cultural values, political advocacy or his interdisciplinarity.
Canticle on Matthew 6 in Wartime Canticle on Matthew 6 in Wartime Consider the missing lilies, the trees stripped of leaves and burnt, the grass trampled to dust.
Composer-in-residence this year was the gifted Joseph Phibbs whose works matched those of his Nordic counterparts in a display of rich sonority that was refreshing after the astringent language of recent generations, especially when the energetic Navarra Quartet supported the colourful singing of Helen-Jane Howells in his impressive work The Canticle of the Rose.
The disc closes with Canticle V, the last and shortest of the canticles Britten composed throughout his life.
Tracy, CA, May 14, 2010 --(PR.com)-- A Canticle For Elvis opens with the revealing statement:
Betty Roe: "The Silver Hound." Claire Liddell: "Affirmations." Frank Spedding: Three Old English Song Arrangements: "The Miller of the Dee," "The Oak and the Ash," "The Lass of Richmond Hill." Benjamin Britten: "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal"; "Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain"; Three Songs from the Heart of the Matter.
The daily rotation of the Earth finds its parallel in a continuous 24-hour canticle of cockerel calls."
This is especially apparent in the final section, beginning on page 140, where text from John's "The Spiritual Canticle" is presented.
The guide examines the cosmologic, spiritual and textual journey, canticle by canticle and region by region, in the same sequence as Dante the pilgrim experiences it.
In "Canticle: Biblical Songs Illuminated", the inspired poetry of the Bible as presented by John Shea is enhanced with memorable and original artwork of G.