Polyhymnia


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(Greek mythology) the Muse of singing and mime and sacred dance

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33-34 Horace's request was that Polyhymnia should allow him to tune his lyre and practice his vocation.
He ignores the Muses Polyhymnia and Urania, choosing instead Calliope's version of origins.
Polyhymnia was the Muse of sacred poetry and music and arguably would constitute a poor choice as the patron muse of judges.
A sculpture of Polyhymnia has regained a missing hand; other figures have regenerated fingers and toes.
Ditters made a name for himself with his 12 programmatic sinfonias based on Ovids Metamorphoses and in Pichl's output we also find a cycle of sinfonias with the names of Greek muses: Terpsichore, Euterpe, Uranie, Clio, Melpomene, Calliope, Thalia and Polyhymnia (cca 1764-1769).
According to the booklet insert, Polyhymnia was founded in 1998 as a management buyout by key personnel of the former Philips Classics Recording Center.
They are three of the nine Muses of Greek mythology, otherwise known as Erato (goddess of love poetry), Polyhymnia (goddess of sacred poetry) and Thalia (goddess of comedy), daughters of Zeus, and Mnemosyne (Titan goddess of memory).
The rest of Calliope's chorus line included Clio (history), Erato (love poetry), Euterpe (music), Melpomene (tragedy), Polyhymnia (oratory or sacred poetry), Thalia (comedy), Terpsichore (song and dance), and Urania (astronomy).
The group uses period instruments to perform the ``Praetorius'' Christmas Mass and carols from the Polyhymnia 1619.
Teil) from his own Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica (Wolfenbuttel, 1619).
The 'English Poetry' database can add another scrap of relevant information: there is only one example of either plural in Shakespeare's or Peele's poems, and that is brethren in Peele's Polyhymnia.
85), and the text itself consists of a conversation between Brahms and Polyhymnia on Mount Parnassus, which is interspersed with musical inserts and in which Brahms finally asserts that "all the arts are essentially one and indivisible.