declamatory speech

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Not only did serious theatre need serious spectacle, but "the idea of music as heightened declamatory speech, as in the Mediterranean traditions of ancient Greece or Renaissance Italy, was no part of English aesthetics" (p.
Obviously, before the era of amplified sound, even non music theater would have required a more declamatory speech than is customary today.
Experts say when Lincoln wrote his famous Gettysburg address, he used Burns's style of declamatory speech to inspire his nation.