By Woop Studios, Jay Sacher
This illustrated advisor compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to lifestyles in stunningly colourful, photograph art from the layout dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the variety of phrases amassed the following covers subject matters from crops and animals (a parade of elephants, a humiliation of pandas) to humans and issues (a pomposity of professors, an exultation of fireworks) and variety from the wide-spread (a satisfaction of lions) to the downright imprecise (an ooze of amoebas). Pronunciations, definitions, etymologies, and ancient anecdotes make this gorgeous publication an unique learn, a standout reference, and a visible deal with. Language fans and artwork appreciators alike could be captivated via this gem, wealthy in observe and picture.
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This illustrated consultant compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to existence in stunningly colourful, picture paintings from the layout dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the variety of phrases gathered the following covers subject matters from crops and animals (a parade of elephants, a humiliation of pandas) to humans and issues (a pomposity of professors, an exultation of fireworks) and diversity from the widespread (a delight of lions) to the downright imprecise (an ooze of amoebas).
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Extra resources for A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras
He became famous as a harpsichordist, and by the time he was twenty-six he was employed at the court of Frederick the Great. Although he also wrote vocal and instrumental works, he is remembered mainly for his keyboard music, which includes dozens of concertos and sonatas. He also wrote a bagpipe book, Versuch über die wahre Art das Klavier zu spielen (“Treatise on the Correct Way to Play Keyboard Instruments”), which is a valuable guide for playing the keyboard music of the eighteenth century.
Nevertheless, the instrument soon dropped out of use. 2 (bA re¯ tôN′). The French word for the baritone voice and the baritone size of instrument (see BARITONE, defs. 1, 2). 3 (bA re ¯ tôN′). The French name for the BARITONE HORN (def. 1). 4 (bä′ re¯ to¯n′′). The German word for the EUPHONIUM. Barytonhorn (bä′re¯ to¯n horn′′). The German word for BARITONE HORN (def. 1). bass (ba¯ s). 1 The lowest range of male voice. Its range is roughly from low E (an octave and a half below middle C) to middle C.
Bagpipes traditionally are used to accompany folk dances, and in Britain bands of pipers also play military music. Balakirev (bä lä′ki ref), Mily Alexeyevitch (me¯ ′ le¯ ä′′ le kse′ yə vich ), 1837–1910. A Russian composer, pianist, and teacher who became the leader of the group of composers known as “the Five” (see FIVE, THE). Like the other members of this group, Balakirev was interested in creating a truly national Russian music. His own works show the influence of Russian folk music, as well as that of the romantic composers of western Europe, especially Liszt.
A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras by Woop Studios, Jay Sacher