Classical architecture

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Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles were based. The five orders, the Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite, are a characteristic feature.

Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles such as the Baroque and the Classic Revival based their development. The Five Orders are a characteristic feature. See illustrations under order.
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Edmund not be tampered with, he says, but new churches should also be built in classical style, because it is "multi-valent," that is, it expresses both the transcendent and immanent aspects of the faith.
While there is no doubt that the book deserves its acclaim, one wonders whether it will achieve quite the classic status of The Classical Style.
The property is built in the classical style and is complete with Grecian-style pillars at the front, a copper roof and a sweeping double staircase.
There were lots of turns, jumps, syncopation, quick changes of direction, and lyric jazz touches juxtaposed against the classical style. Fascinating!
The prologue, recitatives, and finale have an overall classical style, while the arias, duets, and choruses are decidedly country-western.
Shantha, who works with the Annapurna Dance Company, used a dance form drawn from an ancient classical style called Bharata Natyam.
Wohl organizes his arguments around a centerpiece chapter devoted to the ornate classical style. Three chapters dedicated to Renaissance style, to ornato, and to rilievo lead up to it and from it flow three sections on materials, on ornament, and on transformations.
With the revival of interest in classical style, he fell into poverty; however, he was able to obtain a post in the colonization of Algeria.
It was rebuilt in its present form by Huddersfield architect John Kirk in 1850 in Classical style with pediment and first-floor Venetian window above a Tuscan porch.
of Newcastle) tells how architect George Gilbert Scott, a well-known Gothicist, was hired to design the new building, but before he began, the government changed hands and the new prime minister, Lord Palmerson loathed Gothic and forced Scott to make the building in classical style. Among his perspectives are early skirmishes, the lamp of morality, not the most interesting public question of the day, and a change for the worse.
Trained in the classical style, he enjoys introducing audiences to opera with some of the best loved Neapolitan songs and arias.