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Synonyms for songful

richly melodious


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Narrating on the eve of the start of the Civil War, Calvin describes Alice's artwork as that which serves as both an alternative cartography to Skiffington's map and an alternative narrative to Moses' fictionalizing of Henry's life: [P]eople were viewing an enormous wall hanging, a grand piece of art that is part tapestry, part painting, and part clay structure--all in one exquisite Creation, handing silent and yet songful on the Eastern wall.
Jackson's account of The Lark Ascending had a warmth and transparent delicacy that became totally transfixing as it progressed, and he brought considerable sweetness and spirited grace to the finale of Bruch's First Concerto; and Vassallo's songful and hauntingly soulful reading of the opening movement of Elgar's Cello concerto made one long to hear him play the whole work.
From their lairs on the slopes, four or five different kinds of birds sing--some songful, others nondescript but full of pep.
The Western Mail's rugby columnist Carolyn Hitt conceded Welsh fans are not as robustly songful as they once were.
lAmateur Nicky Henderson is out for the season after fracturing a bone in his back in a fall from Songful (Nick Gaselee) at Market Rasen.
In "Isabel's Child," the poet imagines a baby's "speechless cry" "shaped to articulation" and the child proceeds to speak for 120 lines (interestingly, the baby asks his mother to retract her prayer, so that he can die into Heaven); in The Seraphim "insensate things speak" (for an inverted period it seems that "Dumb matter grows articulate / And songful seraphs dumb?" 11.
[43] Battista Guarini declares that "while his lovely little angel entices all kind souls by singing, [his] heart races and everything depends on the sound of that sweet song." Musical vocabulary abounds: "songful," "harmony," "accents," "runs," "slow," "fast," fughe, "rests," "trills" (tremuli), etc.
On the 1869 journey made famous by his book My First Summer in the Sierra, John Muir paused on Penon Blanco Peak to admire "a glorious wilderness that seemed to be calling with a thousand songful voices." He "gazed and longed and admired made hurried notes and a sketch," and reluctantly moved on.
A songful, if static, slow movement is followed by a relatively weak finale.
The second movement is a delectable theme subjected to some exquisite variations, always songful, yet never sloppily sentimental.
pianoforte zur Ausbildung im gebundenen und gesangvollen Spiele [`24 exercises for the pianoforte for training in the connected and songful style of playing'], op.66, selected from Part II of the
Did the singers ever dream that the rapt and songful prayer, the holy texts through which they seek to transcend this imperfect world, would be used to numb minds to all the planet's fault lines?
Although the making of sounds is characteristic of a formidable number of insects, fish, amphibians, and even some spiders, it is among mammals and birds that the possibility is most widespread; of nearly nine thousand bird species, approximately one-half are songful, we are told.
They are industrious in their work, songful in prayer, and delighted in intercourse but wary of overpopulation, so as to avoid poverty and war (372a5-c1).
It is escapist, but a daring, witty, songful, exhilarating kind of escape.