march-movement love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music, the characteristic rhythm of a march, namely duple or quadruple.


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  • Arrived at length in a portico, open to the supper-chamber, they contrived that their mechanical march-movement should fall out into a kind of highly expressive dramatic action; and with the utmost possible emphasis of dumb motion, their long swords weaving a silvery network in the air, they danced the Death of Paris.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 2

  • At last the orchestral conductor, out of all patience, came and begged him not to conduct at all; he had hit upon an expedient: -- He caused the chorus-singers to simulate a march-movement, raising each foot alternately, without moving on.

    The Orchestral Conductor Theory of His Art


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