clangour


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Synonyms for clangour

a loud resonant repeating noise

make a loud resonant noise

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He notes the occasional echo of Provenzal poets in early Castilian verse, seeing these influences in a negative light, as they are "languid and faint when [they] attempt to describe the thunder of Jove, or the anger of military heroes, with the clangour of war" (103).
Besides, she says John Martin, the 18th Century Northumbrian painter, was inspired by the clangour and flames of the Industrial Revolution to imagine apocalyptic scenes - and we're all still here.
So the Platonic Year Whirls out new right and wrong, Whirls in the old instead; All men ate dancers and their tread Goes to the barbarous clangour of a gong.
There are plenty of half-naked girls at the festival, listening to the latest clash and clangour from their favourite bands.
They have never seen the savages watching the pictures in They have never sat in the stalls & thought how with a for all [begin strikethrough]their ornaments &[end strikethrough] the [begin strikethrough]fur[end strikethrough] clothes on their backs & the carpets at their feet [begin strikethrough]they are precisely the same[end strikethrough] no great distance separates them from those [begin strikethrough]eager[end strikethrough] & bright eyed naked men who rang two knocked two bars of iron together & heard in that [] clangour [begin strikethrough]a foretaste of[end strikethrough] [begin strikethrough]far off all the music of Mozart (175)
That we see Alex losing himself in the same sonata as soon as he gets home might be seen as an attempt to similarly assuage the after-effects of the same alienating clangour that pervades the school.
When Loie Fuller's Chinese dancers enwound A shining web, a floating ribbon of cloth, It seemed that a dragon of air Had fallen among dancers, had whirled them round Or hurried them off on its own furious path; So the Platonic Year Whirls out new right and wrong, Whirls in the old instead; All men are dancers and their tread Goes to the barbarous clangour of a gong.
To tremendous cheers and the clangour of bells they rode in on one horse, with Margaret riding pillion behind the King, escorted by two hundred knights and pausing to witness numerous pageants.
Its opening in mysterious chaos finds its complement in the clangour with which the finale bursts in, shattering the adagio's oasis of peace; these are amazingly advanced manipulations of timbre, texture and dynamics, anticipating much of what happens today.
All clanking at me, in me, over me, Until I shrieked a shriek I could not hear, And swooned with noise,--but still, along my swoon, Was 'ware the baffled changes backward rang Prepared, at each emerging sense, to beat And crash it out with clangour.
The compulsion to find order in the past leads only to an awareness of time as profoundly uncontrollable, of a Platonic year of 25,000 years in which the planets return to their original positions, of change without change, of the whirling of Fuller's dancers replaced by the whirling of time itself in which "All men are dancers and their tread / Goes to the barbarous clangour of a gong.
What is heard in the rest of the world, is, at best, a random clangour.