Sentence Examples

  • The elaborate choral writing sometimes rises to almost Hellenic regions of dramatic art; and there is no crudeness in the passages that carry on the story quietly in reaction from the climaxes - a test far too severe for Tannhauser and rather severe for even the mature works of Gluck and Weber.
  • He was capable at times, nevertheless, of highly sonorous periods with superb climaxes; yet his favourite style was the conversational.