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classical style

A phrase used to refer to the art and architecture of ancient Greece. Look at these beautiful buildings, all in the classical style. Corinthian columns like this are common in the classical style.
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The lamb was served in a classical style, boned low and with the knuckle still on the joint and using a kebab stick to keep the meat straight up on the platter.
* Two of the Vale of Glamorgan's 'treasures': the classical style shelter at Barry Island, left, and
As in the above two examples, abrupt terracing of dynamics is a frequent element of classical style and reinforces the dramatic interplay between opposing characters.
Standing skiers will be competing in both classical style (standard) and freestyle (one leg back, skating-style).
Since the time of Constantine, the classical style has achieved "a richness and beauty that modern architecture cannot match," he says.
They are done in a classical style, but instead of the religious icons one would expect to see in this setting, Cooling has inserted female bodybuilders.
Few books on art music can have had the impact, both immediate and sustained, of Charles Rosen's The Classical Style. It comes as a surprise to find it being reissued in a new edition, since this is a book that has never gone away.
As last year's NIST experiment shows, single atoms can sometimes behave in a quantum mechanical way, as well as in the classical style that most experiments portray.
The group published a journal in which Bahar expressed his conservative literary tastes, upholding the classical style against that of the avant-garde poets.
It was the Hellenistic sculptors who first subverted the classical style by introducing a more violent or fanciful subjectivity, which was sometimes expressed in portrayals of the grotesque and the ugly.
A spokeswoman for the Official Charts Company said: "Classic Quadrophenia will be treated like any other album of contemporary music recorded in a classical style. To qualify for the Official Classical Chart, works must be composed by recognised classical composers and/or in a publicly-recognised classical idiom or form."
He examines its origins as a metaphor for the classical style temple, its incorporation in structures built over the span of a couple centuries, and its decline in modern times as a legacy of the past that need not encumber the future.
Revered for his high end, sophisticated style, he has designed the interiors of apartments, hotels, yachts and private jets, lavishing each subject with his classical style and attention to detail.
Diagnostic Ibrahim Maalouf Although we might start out with graceful Western European grand piano and an almost classical style, the moment the trumpet enters in track two clearly we have moved southeast.
More than pounds 100,000 has been spent refurbishing the building which is built in a classical style and comprises ground and four upper floors.