based rock critic Mikal Gilmore, who would go on to write the best seller ``Shot Through the Heart,'' fell hard for their sound: He described Butch Hancock's songs as ``dreamy waltzes and mellifluent
narratives, influenced equally by the colloquial wit of Woody Guthrie, the voluble symbolism of Bob Dylan and the Transcendentalist philosophy of Ralph Waldo Emerson'' and described a Joe Ely live performance as ``handling his moves and vocals with a power, timing and passion that would rival James Brown at his best.
This is especially noteworthy on male voices and acoustic guitars where the structure of the sound is complete and mellifluent
And we have been moved by melodious, mellifluent
voices with breathtaking ranges.
and often possessed writing by someone named Staszek ("Stan" in Polish, we're told) about one gay man's activity and thoughts in the pomo condition, five prose pieces and one play that has to be some of the finest queer writing I've come across in a long time.
His language becomes more concise than before, and it loses its mellifluent
qualities, reaching the limits of simplicity in such late works as Poltava (1828 - 29) and The Bronze Horseman.
Braun drew a rich, mellifluent
tone out of his cello that immediately commanded audience attention; Merdinian got ethereal sound out of his 1733 Amati violin; and Guzman wrung authoritative thunder as well as softly supple support out of the piano parts.
It was not totally discordant, but it was not mellifluent