characteristic of the music of Béla Bartók:
driving, percussive, Bartokian rhythm.
noun Cecilia. born 1966, Italian mezzo-soprano, noted for her performances in Mozart and Rossini operas Historical Examples Bartolus or bartoli, a lawyer and law-writer of the fourteenth century. La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages Jules Michelet It is her story which is told in the poem, and not that of bartoli. The Browning […]
- Bartolome de las casas
Bartolomé de las [bahr-taw-law-me th e lahs] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ lɑs/ (Show IPA), Las Casas, Bartolomé de. Bartolomé de [bahr-taw-law-me th e] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
- Urban vi
(Bartolomeo Prignano) c1318–89, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1378–89. Historical Examples In the year 1378, a contest arose between two popes, Urban VI. Fox’s Book of Martyrs John Foxe In the fourteenth century the number of cardinals was fixed by Urban VI. Curiosities of Christian History Croake James When, in consequence of a division among the cardinals, […]
- Gregory xvi
(Bartolommeo Alberto Cappellari) 1765–1846, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1831–46. Historical Examples Gregory XVI is said to have described it as one of the triumphs of his reign. Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
Francesco [frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1725?–1815? Italian engraver. Historical Examples Longhi speaks of him as “most unfaithful to his archetypes,” and, “whatever the originals, being always Bartolozzi.” The Best Portraits in Engraving Charles Sumner Many of the scarcer examples of Bartolozzi have been imitated. The Book-Collector William Carew Hazlitt Some lines of his on […]