Rhythm and Harmony in Poetry and Music; Together with Music as a Representative Art; Two Essays in Comparative Aesthetics

Rhythm and Harmony in Poetry and Music; Together with Music as a Representative Art; Two Essays in Comparative Aesthetics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...--Pardise Lost, ii.: Milton. Bright hank ora tank Making gbricui the gloom. Soft rank npon rank. Strange Umm upon oloom. They kindle the liquid low twilight and dnsk of the dim sea's womb. OJT Skort: Swinknmr. Notice also several different ways in which the above may be said to exemplify the principle of alternation: first, in the regular succession of accented followed by unaccented syllables; second, in the succession of at least two similar accented syllables, though separated by unlike accented syllables; third, in the series of two measures, both having a similar accented syllable followed by another series of two measures, both having a similar accented syllable, which, however, contrasts with the accented syllables in the first series, and fourth, in the arrangement of the lines, only every other one of which has a like rhyme. More frequently, however, as influenced by the tendencies inclining to counteraction, complement, and parallelism, the balancing factors differ somewhat, fulfilling the method not only of repetition, but also of alternation. Notice in this the sounds of av and n: Avrri B avr tSwer, 0S1 ZuxSrijpoi oxiii. Iliad, iy., 132: Homer. In this the sounds of u and c: Corripuere, ruuntque effusi carcere currus.--Gtorgica, iii., 104: Virgil. Here are instances of balance in almost every line, in some cases, too, of whole words. Dios, a qnien ninguno iguala, Un principio sin principio, Una esencia una sustancia, Un poder y un querer solo; Y cuando como este haya Una, dos 6 mas personas, Una deidad soberana, Ha de ser sola en esencia, Causa de todas las causas.--El Mdgico Prodigicso, i., Colder on. In this notice the sounds of s, p, and several of ou: Muse, sois done sans crainte; au souffle qui t'inspire Nous...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236748018
  • 9781236748010