choral odes

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  • The lines of choral odes provide evidence that they were sung.
  • There is little in this play but long choral odes; yet one or two Aeschylean features are evident. Cited from Authors of Greece, by T. W. Lumb
  • Sometimes these later choral odes seem to have only a tenuous connection with the plot, linked to the action only in their mood.
  • In the first edition probably the Parabasis came in here; at all events a long choral ode must have intervened. Cited from The Eleven Comedies: Volume 2, Aristophanes
  • During the singing of a choral ode Deianeira has had time to reflect. Cited from Authors of Greece, by T. W. Lumb
  • What is spoken in the choral ode remains indeterminate, but neither vague nor arbitrary.
  • After a choral ode a piece of intense tragic horror follows. Cited from Authors of Greece, by T. W. Lumb
  • In an important choral ode the poet justifies his existence. Cited from Authors of Greece, by T. W. Lumb
  • Its beauty chiefly consists in its choral odes on the vanity of all earthly things, which are exquisitely sad and touching. Cited from Roman Mosaics, by Hugh Macmillan
  • Anapaests were typically used as the chorus or a character moved on or off the stage, and lyric metres were used for the choral odes.
  • After a choral ode Orestes arrives, carrying the urn supposedly containing his ashes.
  • The chorus entered from below, close by the orchestra, and there, pacing to and fro during the choral odes, performed their solemn measured dance. Cited from Literary Remains, Vol. 2, by Coleridge
  • McBurney composed an opera, a concerto for piano and orchestra, a string quartet, two choral odes, a number of piano works and about thirty songs.
  • For my part, I set the highest value on these choral odes, these mournful antiphones, in which the poet definitely triumphs over the mere playwright. Cited from John Gabriel Borkman, by Henrik Ibsen
  • Electra offers up a prayer to Apollo in their behalf; the choral ode announces the moment of retribution. Cited from Lectures on Dramatic Art, by A. W. Schlegel
  • While comedy retains either the choral ode in its strict form, or its representative in the shape of lyric enthusiasm (le lyrisme), comedy is complete and living. Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • At the same time, choral odes begin to take on something of the form of dithyrambs reminiscent of the poetry of Bacchylides, featuring elaborate treatment of myths.
  • And tragedy and choral odes are his, and the furious splendour of dances. Cited from Earthwork Out Of Tuscany, by Maurice Hewlett
  • Doric was standard for Greek lyric poetry, such as Pindar and the choral odes of the Greek tragedians.
  • At the same moment the Choral Ode is finished and the Chorus take up their usual position during the Episodes, drawn up in two lilies in front of the Altar facing the Stage. Cited from Story of Orestes, by Richard G. Moulton