from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Celtic.
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- proper n. Obsolete spelling of Celtic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Same as Celtic, a. & n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See Celtic, etc.
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Keltic, but is frem a Latin word celtis, or celtes; meaning a chisel, and used in the Vulgate, Job xix., 24, the classic word is cœlum.
Then after long ages another Aryan branch, called the Keltic, came into
Apparent as is the advance of the "Eroica" over its predecessor, the difference between these and the two later sonatas -- the "Norse" and the "Keltic" -- is even more marked.
This branch of the Aryan family is known as the Keltic, and was older brother to the Teuton and Slav, which at a much later period followed them from the ancestral home, and appropriated the middle and eastern portions of the European Continent.
(or so-called Keltic) remains, discovered in such quantities in France.
As to the sonatas, he cared most for the "Keltic"; after that, for the
I doubt if Liszt could have shown a more overwhelming dramatic power than MacDowell did in playing his 'Keltic' sonata.
"Keltic" sonata, and in the piercing sadness and the transporting tenderness of the "Dirge" in the "Indian" suite.
"Keltic" sonata -- a fact which will, however, be sufficiently evident to anyone who studies the two versions carefully enough to perceive the difference between more or less experimental craftsmanship and ripe and heedful artistry.
Only in certain pages of Strauss is there anything in contemporary music which compares, for superb virility, dynamic power, and sweep of line, with the opening of the "Keltic" sonata.