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  • Richard Strauss, in his edition of Berlioz's works on Instrumentation, paradoxically characterizes the classical orchestral style as that which was derived from chamber-music. Now it, is true that in Haydn's early days orchestras were small and generally private; and that the styles of orchestral and chamber music were not distinct; but surely nothing is clearer than that the whole history of the rise of classical chamber-music lies in its rapid differentiation from the coarse-grained orchestral style with which it began.
  • This yields a characteristic type of pantheism, in the theory of the Unknowable which - rather paradoxically - is offered us.
  • Paradoxically, much older work can seem contemporary if it addresses a sense of political drift.
  • On the positive side we can, paradoxically, report the end of the Liverpool dockers ' protest action in early 1998 !
  • On the positive side we can, paradoxically, report the end of the Liverpool dockers ' protest action in early 1998 !

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