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Along with the solid rhythm section of Phil Selway and Colin Greenwood, this gives the music an extra layer of prog-rock stateliness, which can be heard in ballads such as "Lucky" or the Os Mutantes-styled syncopated psychedelia of "Dollars and Cents.
Rayns' hybrid technique aligns itself succinctly with Jang's protean personality, but his dispensing with the stateliness of most films about filmmakers gives the docu a real kick.
Stylistically, the film represents an arresting mixture of imposing stateliness with a sometimes breathtaking intimacy.
I recall the battered stateliness of the Royal Avenue Hotel, where the Saturday-night dinner-dances would go ahead behind boarded windows which sagged into the street after the latest car bomb had blasted the frontage, and the manager, a renowned opera e nthusiast, defiantly sang his selections from Gilbert and Sullivan above the gales whistling through the broken masonry.
Throw in the Merchant Ivory period stateliness and visual grace of "The Secret Garden," the loopiness of the animal antics in "Beethoven," "Babe" and "Andre," and you have a pic that at times feels all at once like "A Zoo With a View," as well as a dark meditation on the dangers of suppressing one's true, animal nature.
Folk music was sweet and captivating, but lacked the sublimity and stateliness of classical music.
As you amble across the Napoleon hall, the stateliness of Louvre starts to hit you.
It gave the area the feel of stateliness, but provided a neutral backdrop for the actors.
No longer is display always inferior to use, frugality preferable to stateliness.
This is why you need to do yoga" -- but also strikes a balance between the grand, gorgeous stateliness of the build-up and the short grisly scenes that come later.
Case in point: This weekend bag's fine-grained buffalo leather elegantly frames its sand-toned cotton canvas, maximizing an air of stateliness that has become synonymous with Cucinelli's aesthetic.
Allen Mandelbaum's blank verse translation (1980-84) is elegant to the point of stateliness when called for and plainspoken enough when need be, and the Everyman's Library edition (1995) of his translation has many of Sandro Botticelli's masterly illustrations.