Noun(1) a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
(1) In 1740 was performed the masque of Alfred by Thomson and Mallet, containing ├ö├ç├┐Rule, Britannia├ö├ç├û, probably written by Thomson.(2) The word ├ö├ç├┐mask├ö├ç├û is related to a masque or masquerade, which was a courtly performance popular during the Renaissance and the seventeenth century.(3) But masque requires mystery as its necessary condition of knowledge.(4) And here the concept of the masque comes into play one final time.(5) Arriving at the end of the masque, Caliban and his fellows effectively invert the form of the Jonsonian masque and with it Prospero's ability to control the terms of the marriage.(6) The masque I performed in was but one of the day, and the many fast country dances did not cease until late at night.(7) It is presentational music, taking music performance back to the masque .(8) While all-sung opera has always been the norm in Italy, the strong British tradition of spoken drama favoured the masque , and spoken drama with music remained the pattern for dramatic works in English.(9) If my own enthusiasm was kept within bounds, it was partly because Noble treats this wonderful, neglected play as if it were a spectacular masque or Jacobean musical.(10) It is very pleasing for me to find his imaginative qualities again set out, this time in a masque in five scenes for chorus and orchestra.(11) The masque was performed at Magdalen College in 1930.(12) Productions of The Tempest tend to fall into easily classifiable groups: colonial myth, spectacular masque or theatrical metaphor.(13) Given the diversity of politics identified in Jacobean masques , it is somewhat disappointing that the study concludes with the traditional view of the Caroline masque as one-dimensional in nature.(14) The second chapter deals with the Jacobean court and the performance of the masques .(15) The literary element was probably the most important component and among those who wrote texts for masques were Ben Jonson and John Milton.(16) Jonson made his money from masques , which were stupendously expensive to put on at court.
(1) masque :: masc
1. masquerade ::
2. mask ::
Different Formsmasque, masques
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