Metrical+composition

  • 1 Metrical psalter — For earlier rhymed translations of Psalms, see rhymed psalter. A metrical psalter is a kind of Bible translation: a book containing a metrical translation of all or part of the Book of Psalms in vernacular poetry, meant to be sung as hymns in a… …

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  • 2 musical composition — Introduction       the act of conceiving a piece of music, the art of creating music, or the finished product. These meanings are interdependent and presume a tradition in which musical works exist as repeatable entities. In this sense,… …

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  • 3 Oral-formulaic composition — The theory of oral formulaic composition originated in the scholarly study of epic poetry, being developed in the second quarter of the twentieth century. It seeks to explain two related issues: the mechanism whereby some oral poets are able to… …

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  • 4 Oral-Formulaic Composition — The theory of Oral Formulaic Composition is the mechanism proposed for how the Homeric epics could have been passed down through many generations purely through word of mouth. While most modern scholars believe that the Iliad and Odyssey were… …

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  • 5 verse — /verrs/, n., adj., v., versed, versing. n. 1. (not in technical use) a stanza. 2. a succession of metrical feet written, printed, or orally composed as one line; one of the lines of a poem. 3. a particular type of metrical line: a hexameter verse …

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  • 6 verse — I. /vɜs / (say vers) noun 1. (in non technical use) a stanza or other subdivision of a metrical composition: the first verse of a hymn. 2. a succession of metrical feet written or printed or orally composed as one line; one of the lines of a poem …

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  • 7 verse — [vʉrs] n. [ME vers < OE fers & OFr vers, both < L versus, a turning, verse, line, row, pp. of vertere, to turn < IE * wert , to turn < base * wer > WARP, WORM, WARDS] 1. a sequence of words arranged metrically in accordance with… …

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  • 8 verse — [[t]vɜrs[/t]] n. v. versed, vers•ing 1) pro one of the lines of a poem 2) pro a particular type of metrical line or composition: hexameter verse; elegaic verse[/ex] 3) pro a poem or a piece of poetry 4) pro metrical composition; poetry, esp. as… …

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  • 9 metrification — noun 1. writing a metrical composition (or the metrical structure of a composition) • Derivationally related forms: ↑metrify • Hypernyms: ↑writing, ↑authorship, ↑composition, ↑penning 2. the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to… …

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  • 10 Archpoet — This article is about the 12th century anonymous Latin poet. For the early Irish concept of arch poet , see Ollam. Archpoet Born circa 1130 Died circa 1165 Pen name Archipoeta Language Latin …

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  • 11 William Wordsworth — Activités Poète Naissance 7 avril 1770 Cockermouth Décès 23  …

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  • 12 μετροποιίας — μετροποιίᾱς , μετροποιία metrical composition fem acc pl μετροποιίᾱς , μετροποιία metrical composition fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 13 versification — noun 1. a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text) • Derivationally related forms: ↑versify • Hypernyms: ↑adaptation, ↑version 2. the form or metrical composition of a poem • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 14 Syriac music — is music in the Syriac language.Historically it is best known from and important for its part in the development of Christian sacred music since Antiquity.yrian hymnodyTo the general considerations on Hymnody and Hymnology must be added some… …

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  • 15 Wordsworth — William Wordsworth William Wordsworth Activité(s) Poète Naissance 7 avril 1770 Cockermouth Décès …

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  • 16 Syriac Hymnody — • To the general consideration set forth in the article hymnody and hymnology must be added some bearing particularly on the structure and liturgical use of hymns (madrashe), exclusive of poetical homilies or discourses (mimre), which belong to… …

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  • 17 metrics — metrɪks n. theory of metrical composition (Poetry, Music); particular metrical characteristics of a work; science of measurement (Mathematics) …

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  • 18 verse — n. 1. Line (metrically arranged), line of poetry, stich. 2. Versification, poetry, poesy, metrical composition, metrical language. 3. (Common, but improper.) Stanza, stave, staff. 4. Passage (of Scripture), text, sentence. 5. (Poetical.) …

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  • 19 verse — n. & v. n. 1 a metrical composition in general (wrote pages of verse). b a particular type of this (English verse). 2 a a metrical line in accordance with the rules of prosody. b a group of a definite number of such lines. c a stanza of a poem or …

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  • 20 Poem — Po em, n. [L. po[ e]ma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make, to compose, to write, especially in verse: cf. F. po[ e]me.] 1. A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by… …

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