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  Polyhymnia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polyhymnia ("the one of many hymns"), in Greek mythology, was the Muse of sacred-poetry, sacred hymn and eloquence as well as also she was muse of agriculture and pantomime.
A very serious woman, pensive and meditative often depicted holding a finger to her mouth, dressed in a long cloak and veil and resting her elbow on a pillar.
Polyhymnia is also sometimes accredited as being the muse of geometry, mime, meditation, and agriculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Polyhymnia   (139 words)

As religion and politics conflated to a toxic mix in the medieval period, Polyhymnia’s survival lay in the music of authority- both religious and secular, and we are still dealing with much of this unfortunate consolidation, with the distinctions between "Serious" and "Popular" music being yet another example of the Muses’; battles.
For Polyhymnia, she has her unyielding acolytes in academic music (the unlistenable crap generated in universities), the necrophilic classical music industry, and "Serious" music (music that can be formally identical to some variants of popular music, but features flashy academic credentials and/or fans that are especially well heeled).
Polyhymnia sits and sips her cup of distilled ambrosia and considers its flavour.
www.kether.com /words/hw/spark/Spark_112PolyhymniaEuterpe.html   (1527 words)

 Polyhymnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Polyhymnia Alte Universität Wien Infos über das Vocalensemble, Biographien der Leiter, die Termine der Konzerte und Hörbeispiele aktueller Veröffentlichungen im MP3-Format.
Polyhymnia Small ensemble committed to historically informed performances of music composed between 1450-1650.
Polyhymnia John Bradley directs this small, New York based ensemble committed to historically informed performances of music composed between 1450-1650.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Polyhymnia.html   (223 words)

 SA-CD.net - News Details
It was a very exciting opportunity to see how all those fantastic recordings were made and hear first hand about Polyhymnia (http://www.polyhymnia.nl/) from the company’s director Everett Porter, who was the balance engineer, and his assistant, Jean-Marie Geijsen.
Polyhymnia uses "Merging Technologies Pyramix Virtual Studio" as the recording editor, with capabilities to record up to 8 separate channels.
Porter I've learned that Polyhymnia's success is based on simplicity of approach to microphone positioning and recording procedures.
www.sa-cd.net /shownews.php?news=20   (972 words)

Polyhymnia is the Greek Muse of the sacred hymn, eloquence and dance.
She is usually represented in a pensive or meditating position.
Article "Polyhymnia" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 26 May 1999 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/polyhymnia.html   (64 words)

 PlusLine : Polyhymnia Smiles
He is now ready to share them with you so that you might find comfort and power in them, and search for your own sacrifice in your worship of the Creator of all things.
Polyhymnia Smiles is the CD that was recorded by Dennis Hunt along with his wife Nellie and daughter Chelsea.
This is an album of hymns reinterpreted to speak to the spiritual need of the twenty-first century.
www.plusline.org /article.php?id=5431   (572 words)

Polyhymnia (Πολυμνία) ("many songs"), in Greek mythology, was the Muse of sacred hymn and eloquence.
Polyhymnia is also sometimes known as the muse of geometry, mime, meditation, and agriculture.
Polyhymnia Muse of eloquence, Simon Vouet (1590-1649), Louvre
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Polyhymnia.html   (162 words)

 Greek Mythology: POLYMNIA POLYHYMNIA Goddess Muse of Hymns
POLYHYMNIA was one of the nine Mousai, goddesses of music, song and dance.
In Classical times, when the Mousai were assigned specific artistic and literary spheres, Polyhymnia was named Muse of religious hymns, and portrayed as a woman standing in a pensive or meditative.
POLY′MNIA or POLYHY′MNIA (Polumnia), a daughter of Zeus, and one of the nine Muses.
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/MousaPolyhymnia.html   (421 words)

 Nino Batista - Polyhymnia
Their songs need to be listened to from beginning to end to get the full idea of what they are, as the band intentionally structured songs from beginning to end, with no "jams" or "extended solos" anywhere.
Not to be outdone by the 400,000 other songs in the world that begin with rain and wind sounds, Polyhymnia put together this mellow number about life, love, and a lone streetlamp complete with sizzle-cymbal-only percussion and fretless bass.
Music and lyrics by Billy coupled with Nino's haunting vocal melody were complemented by a new sound: a performance on flute by Nino's wife Tara during the break and ending of the song.
www.ronelmm.com /ninomusic/polyhymnia   (1508 words)

 Polyhymnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"Polyhymnia" is a name that signifies or is derived from: "a large number of hymns".
She is often depicted holding a finger to her mouth, dressed in a long cloak and veil and resting her elbow on a pillar.
"Polyhymnia" is used about 3 times out of a sample of 100 million words spoken or written in English.
www.websters-online-dictionary.com /definition/english/Po/Polyhymnia.html   (445 words)

 POLYHYMNIA'S PUBLIC SIDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Occasionally referred to as the "Cal Poly Philosophy Club," POLYHYMNIA actually arose from the ashes of that former organization to replace it as the official ASI club devoted to the act of philosophy.
POLYHYMNIA "followers" frequently meet to philosophize, either at a house, downtown, or in some fabulous natural setting.
Polyhymnia, the muse of the sacred hymn, is one source of inspiration for the club members.
www.calpoly.edu /~phil/club.html   (213 words)

She originally trained as a dancer and performed as a teenager with the Chautauqua Ballet Company, the Chautauqua Festival Ballet and the Maryland Ballet, and in many children's concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Before joining Polyhymnia, he spent many years in the bass sections of the Oratorio Society of New York and the Stonewall Chorale.
She is alto section leader and soloist for the Riverdale Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and has composed, arranged and conducted for small instrumental and vocal ensembles at the church and has also conducted its Youth Choir.
www.polyhymnia-nyc.org /Bio.html   (2214 words)

 CD Baby: DENNIS HUNT: Polyhymnia Smiles
It is significant that although Dennis is a prolific song-writer he chose to record, for this release, twelve beloved old hymns in a unique and meaningful variety of styles.
Polyhymnia the ancient Greek muse of sacred poetry, has always been seen with a holy frown on her face and her finger to her lips, as if restraining any joy or pleasure from the writer that may come under her inspiration.
"Polyhymnia Smiles" is an attempt to put meaning and passion back into the old hymns that many know so well.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/huntdennis   (431 words)

Polyhymnia, one of New York City's finest early music ensembles invites you to join us for our 2006-2007 season.
Working in concert with libraries, liturgical historians and institutions, Polyhymnia hopes to both preserve and reintroduce choral masterworks of the Renaissance and early Baroque in ways that both entertain and elucidate.
Since its formation in 1994, Polyhymnia has amassed a vast repertoire performed in both traditional concerts as well as historical liturgical reconstructions.
www.polyhymnia-nyc.org /index.html   (380 words)

 33 POLYHYMNIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
33 Polyhymnia sono un asteroide principale della cinghia.
È stato scoperto da J. Chacornac il 28 ottobre 1854 ed è stato chiamato dopo Polyhymnia, il MUSE greco dei hymns sacred.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.facteri.com /wiki/it/33/33%20Polyhymnia.htm   (49 words)

 Original Historical Costume Design by Polyhymnia Concepts
Polyhymnia Concepts, LLC is committed to giving the faire and reenactment enthusiast a quality garment that will last for seasons, not a flimsy costume.
Our name is our standard as “Polyhymnia” is the Greek muse (goddess) of learning, remembering and sacred hymns.
Polyhymnia Concepts, LLC is in no way, implied or otherwise, affiliated with the Texas Renaissance Festival.
www.polyhymniaconcepts.com   (699 words)

The latest news is that Polyhymnia has been asked to participate in all the recordings for a new Russian record company, Essential Music.
In order to be able to deliver the highest quality recordings in Russia, we have permanently stationed one of Polyhymnia's location recording sets, complete with 8-track DSD capability or high resolution PCM and surround monitoring, in Russia under the care of Essential Music.
We are now able to deliver recording services in Russia with the same high Polyhymnia standards, competetive rates, and at short notice, without high equipment transport costs.
www.xs4all.nl /~polyhymn/news/russianconn.html   (370 words)

 Polyhymnia (Asteroid)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
(33) Polyhymnia ist ein Asteroid des Hauptgürtels der am 28.
Benannt wurde der Himmelskörper nach Polyhymnia der Muse der hymnischen Dichtung des Tanzes der Pantomime und der Geometrie.
Polyhymnia bewegt sich in einem Abstand von 8987 (Perihel) bis 3 8322 (Aphel) astronomischen Einheiten auf einer exzentrischen Bahn um die Sonne.
de.freeglossary.com /Polyhymnia_%28Asteroid%29   (85 words)

 Baby Name Database - Meaning of the name polyhymnia
The name polyhymnia is a Female name that is commonly believed to be of origin.
Although you cannot predict who the next evil dictator or serial killer will be (unless you are one of course), you can at least avoid calling your child something that has unfortunate cultural significance.
If you are still feeling comfortable with the name polyhymnia when you shout it in public then it is a good name.
www.kitt.net /babyname.php?babyname=polyhymnia&sex=Female&meaning=Sacred   (278 words)

 Polyhymnia - AchaeanLore
Colourful and exotic, Polyhymnia is the Spirit of the Ulangi forests.
One of the nine original forest spirits, she resides in a lush meadow within the mountainous Cloud Forest.
She is also known in the Arts as She of Many Hymns, Polyhymnia the Muse of Music.
www.achaea.com /lore?title=Polyhymnia&printable=yes   (55 words)

 The Polyhymnia Consort
In 2001 the Polyhymnia Consort gave its debut performance in Toledo, Spain, at the invitation of a group of Spanish arts organisations.
They have since performed regularly at the Early Music Now festival in Winchester, including each year in a candlelight Compline service sung in Latin in Winchester Cathedral and in 2004 described by The Financial Times as ‘hard to faultÉ.amid the darkness, a vision of absolute beauty’.
The Polyhymnia Consort’s programmes are very flexible and can combine early and modern music as well as focus on a particular period of early music, such as Spanish Renaissance.
www.earlymusic.org.uk /Performer's%20Directory/Per-Rev/thepolyhymniacon.html   (227 words)

 Baby names - POLYHYMNIA
POLYHYMNIA does not currently rank in the top 1000 names.
See the popularity of the baby name Polyhymnia in the U.S. Other countries: The name POLYHYMNIA also used in other countries.
See the popularity of the baby name Polyhymnia in other countries.
www.yeahbaby.com /baby-name.php?name=Polyhymnia   (141 words)

 Sony SuperAudio CD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With a long tradition of excellence in classical recording and mastering, Netherlands-based Polyhymnia International is fast establishing itself as one of Europe’s leading Super Audio CD production facilities.
Polyhymnia has played a central role in the development of DSD multi-channel recording and mastering techniques over the last five years with expert audio engineers, such as Erdo Groot and Jean-Marie Geijsen, and producers like Hein Dekker, evolving production techniques which exploit the full power and potential of the SA-CD platform.
Today, Polyhymnia is capable of recording immensely complicated music projects using its DSD recording system.
www.superaudio-cd.com /news/newsitem.php?id=27   (313 words)

 e23: Polyhymnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the dawn of the 22nd century, Polyhymnia is the coolest nightclub anywhere.
In a world where entertainment fads rise and fall so fast that you can't even call them Flavors of the Month anymore, Polyhymnia has been around for more than a decade.
Polyhymnia is a new adventure for Transhuman Space available only from e23!
e23.sjgames.com /item.html?id=SJG37-1141   (117 words)

Polyhymnia (auch Polymnia, "die Hymnenreiche") ist eine der neun Musen.
Polyhymnia gilt als ernste Frau, nachdenklich und seriös.
Oft wird sie mit einem Finger auf dem Mund beschrieben, gekleidet in einem langen Mantel und mit Schleier den Ellenbogen auf einen Pfeiler gestützt.
www.w-w-w.de /Polyhymnia.html   (133 words)

 Benchmark Media -- eurosound/Polyhymnia Remote Truck
When Polyhymnia International commenced A/D converter listening tests, they were still known as Philips Classics Recording Center.
The engineers expressed a strong appreciation for the performance of the 20-bit device, but preferred to wait for the upcoming 24-bit device with its built in word length reduction algorithms.
As Polyhymnia discovered, you can own 24 channels of the finest performance in A/D converters for the same price you can easily pay for only four channels.
www.benchmarkmedia.com /usr/polyhymnia   (221 words)

Exploring four rhetorical strategies--what he calls modes of assimilation, authentication, consolation, and praise and dispraise--Davis produces enlightening, new interpretations of this classic work.
Polyhymnia, named after one of the Muses invoked in Horace's opening poem, revises the common image of Horace as a complacent, uncomplicated, and basically superficial singer.
Focusing on the artistic persona--the lyric "self" that is constituted in the text--Davis explores how the lyric speaker constructs subtle "arguments" whose building-blocks are topoi, recurrent motifs, and generic conventions.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/5555.html   (211 words)

 SACD News: Polyhymnia International and BK Audio Launch European DSD Services [HFR]
Earlier this week Polyhymnia International has provided an industry update on their new role as the lead player for DSD Field Support Services.
Polyhymnia notes that "As one of the leading pioneers in DSD recording, Polyhymnia has been involved in the development of many DSD production tools.
Polyhymnia can assist with every step of the production process including DSD recording, mixing, mastering, editing, authoring, artwork design, meta data, formatting of the cutting master tape, and delivery of SACDs.
www.highfidelityreview.com /news/news.asp?newsnumber=15782465   (1375 words)

The fact that programming is still as much an art, and a fl art at that, as it is a craft makes it cry out for a muse.
I nominate Polyhymnia to this sacred task: who better than the muse of the Pythagorean mystics and geometers to chivvy and inspire the wizards and gurus of such languages Python, Perl, Eiffel and Scheme?
When the muse inspires me, what I mostly program in is Python now, having undergone a not-so-brief flirtation with Perl.
www.webamused.com /polyhymnia.shtml   (505 words)

 Untitled Document
If there is any problem with your custom order, you must notify Polyhymnia Concepts, LLC order department at 501.282.0456 within seven days of receipt.
When you order an original garment, we can offer a swatch selection for you to choose from in the colors you prefer, or we can use fabric of your choosing.We will give amounts needed for your ensemble and will buy back any remaining fabric of ½ yard or more with receipt.
We also guarantee garments will be made accurately according to the measurements with which we were provided, or we will alter or replace those garments.
www.polyhymniaconcepts.com /contact.htm   (1781 words)

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