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  • Vespers of the Office of the Dead was sung; then, in the early hours, Matins of the Dead, which we used to call the Dirge from the Latin “Dirige, Domine…” with which the First Nocturn begins.

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  • Now, when I hear the name Dirge Within I expect something doom metal tinged, maybe a little sludge metal.

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  • The band's second album set the scene, beginning with a song called Dirge, and cueing up a collection littered with guests.

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  • “Johnny heard some four-track thing that I did in my basement for a punk band called the Dirge,” Daniel explained.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • The exhibit, titled A Dirge, began Monday and will run until Saturday.

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  • Tenderly_; the third movement, "In War-time," is marked: _With rough vigour, almost savagely_; the fourth, "Dirge": _Dirge-like, mournfully_; the fifth, "Village Festival": _Swift and light_.

    Edward MacDowell

  • I make no concealment of my unqualified admiration for these pieces: with the sonatas, the "Dirge" from the "Indian" suite, and certain of the "Woodland Sketches," they record, I think, his high-water mark.

    Edward MacDowell

  • In 1903, when he had finished all that he was to write, he expressed a preference for the "Dirge" from the "Indian" suite above anything that he had composed.

    Edward MacDowell

  • The Episode is technically a 'Dirge' between Admetus, whose speeches fall into the rhythm of a Funeral March, and the Chorus, who speak in

    Story of Orestes A Condensation of the Trilogy

  • At times, as in the moving "Dirge," the whole quartet harks to Coltrane's supreme band with McCoy Tyner and Elvin Jones.

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