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... Alexander"s feast, MacFlecknoe, and St. Cecilia"s day

by John Dryden

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Published by Clark & Maynard in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy John Dryden. With philological and explanatory notes by J. W. Hales ...
SeriesEnglish classics. no. 39
ContributionsHales, John Wesley, 1836- ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3416 .A5 1883
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24760066M
LC Control Number12018650

Alexander's Feast. Or the Power of Music; An Ode in Honor of St. Cecilia's Day. John Dryden. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiasts from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Recitative Tenor Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Bass Or both divide the crown; He rais'd a mortal to the skies.

In this memorable ode Timotheus sways the passions of Alexander by the power of his song. John Dryden's Alexander's Feast, though not indebted to Spenser, was a source for several later poems in the Spenserian tradition, notably William Collins's The Passions and Thomas Gray's Installation Ode. Later in the eighteenth century Dryden's highly grandiloquent and much-admired ode became the source.   In this blog we will firstly talk about festivals taking place in gardens in the 18 th century and secondly we will discuss three poems in honor of St. Cecilia: A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day and Alexander’s Feast by John Dryden and Ode for Musick. On St. Cecilia’s Day by Alexander Pope.. In the 18th century, gardens were an important asset to daily social life.

"A Song for St. Cecilia's Day" begins at the spiritual beginning of the universe. When the universe ("universal frame") was created, order was established. Coinciding with that heavenly order was.   John Dryden was Restoration poet who wrote ' A song for St. Cecilia's Day, which is based on the importance of Music. Music has made this world and Music will only destroy this world, all .


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At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame: The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, [] With nature’s mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown; He raised a mortal to the skies, She drew an angel.

Alexander's Feast: Macflecknoe and St. Cecilia's Day: Maynard's English Classic Series by John Dryden Overview - This Is A New Release Of The Original Edition. Saint Alexander; Saint Alexander Feast day February 26 Printer Friendly. Trouble dogged St. Alexander from the moment he became bishop of Alexandria in Immediately, he had to deal with opposition from Meletius of Lycopolis, whose rigorism toward lapsed Catholics had led him into schism.

He also had problems with Kolluth, a priest who had. e Alexander's Feast (HWV 75) is an ode with music by George Frideric Handel set to a libretto by Newburgh Hamilton. Hamilton adapted his libretto from John Dryden 's ode Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music () which had been written to celebrate Saint Cecilia's Day.

Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music () is an ode by John Dryden. It was written to celebrate Saint Cecilia's Day.

Jeremiah Clarke set the original ode to music, however the score is now lost. The main body of the poem describes the feast given by Alexander the Great at the Persian capital Persepolis, after his defeat of : The State of Innocence (), Albion and. John Dryden’s Alexander’s Feast: Or, The Power of Music is, as its subtitle informs the reader, An Ode in Honor of St.

Cecilia’s is, in fact, Dryden’s second poem in honor of this. John Dryden's poem consists of eight stanzas with a grand chorus making up the final, nine-line stanza.

St. Cecilia's Day is celebrated on 22 November in memory of the patroness of music who lived.The poem begins at the feast that Alexander the Great gives after he defeats the Persian army and captures Persepolis. A bard named Timotheus accompanies the event with a musical performance.

He begins with a song that glorifies Alexander and inflates the monarch's sense of pride. The bard then invokes Bacchus, the god of wine and festivities, encouraging the king to drink.

Alexander’s biggest difficulty, however, was his controversy with the priest Arius. Arius viewed Alexander as a rival, and Alexander’s choice as bishop frustrated his ambition.

In a greathearted gesture, Alexander put Arius in charge of an important parish. Then Arius began to preach errors that rocked the church for : ()