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limpid

Lit (esp of writings, style, etc.) free from obscurity
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The near-capacity audience listened in awed silence as Lill gave a commanding performance of the limpid Adagio sostenuto second movement.
15-24, the Mariinsky Ballet will head to The Kennedy Center in DC with Fokine's limpid Le Spectre de la Rose (1911), made famous by Nijinsky's ambiguously gendered rose; and The Swan, created by Fokine in 1907 for Nijinsky's sometime partner Anna Pavlova.
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The music's surface, though, was limpid, gentle and expressive - which didn't prevent Osborne finding parallels with Prokofiev and Stravinsky in the scherzo and finale of Medtner's supposedly conservative Sonata, or leaving Rachmaninov's final statement of Corelli's theme hanging in quietly devastating solitude.
The Mahler, which was rapturously received by a large audience, occupied the second half of the concert, which began with three short orchestral pieces, the best known being Faur's Pavane, with its limpid flute solo.
Young she may be in terms of singers, but Lehner already has a maturity of voice that takes her from limpid lyricism to dynamic, intense highs all with the clearest of diction and engaging characterisation.
This limpid poetry of memory thrives in postmodern fragments, but always superbly rendered by Emanuel di Pasquale, an award-winning translator both from Italian to English and back.
Julian Rathbone ruefully noted that his great uncle had been a fine actor before raising the magnifying glass of the great detective, though he admired his limpid delivery to Errol Flynn of the line "You have come to Nottingham once too often", when playing Guy of Gisbourne in the Adventures of Robin Hood.
Limpid textures, buoyant tempos and a transparent orchestral sound never overpowered the singers.
But she's reserving most of her lust for a fine upstanding Brit, with eyes like limpid pools and a six-pack to die for.
When an early critic of Le Corbusier called him boring, he dismissively denounced the doctrine of "life with its many facets and unending variety; life, two-faced or four-faced, putrescent or healthy, limpid or muddy; the exact and the arbitrary, logic and illogicality, the good God and the good Devil; everything in confusion; pour it all in, stir well and serve hot and label the pot 'Life.
the limpid waters of the lake lapped gently at our feet,