In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Musicvocalthe vocal organs — los órganos vocales / de la voz
- Most classical stations don't want vocal music during the day because if it's on in the workplace, it's distracting.
- He trained in the cello and vocal music but also plays guitar, clarinet and saxophone.
- It's her best vocal performance on the CD and the backing song does just that… backs her up.
- Once a vocal track sounds great, it's time to get it in to the computer.
- Best known for his operas, vocal and incidental music, Hahn penned Le Rossignol éperdu as a cycle of 53 piano pieces.
- I Got Rhythm is a lively and entertaining production with an array of costume changes, live vocal performances and technically demanding dance.
- The choir, which has 40 members, specialises in contemporary works and also in older vocal music.
- These two Sligo ladies are both classically trained pianists, but their superb voices, and outstanding vocal arrangements are even more impressive.
- It is about as drop-dead beautiful as vocal music gets, enveloped in luminous orchestration.
- With quite the most eccentric vocal performance of this, or indeed of any other Eurovision, this could either sweep the board or flop completely.
- They played different kinds of music, some vocal, others more instrumental, and all had their own loyal groups of followers and supporters.
- The guitar tone is spot on for Pat's sound and the vocal track moves with the guitar in synchronized harmony.
- He never studied abroad and never composed any vocal music.
- This was undoubtedly the best VIDEO of this year's entries, but it's not the best vocal performance.
- Much of traditional Korean vocal and instrumental music employs a metrical rhythmic system based on a series of accompanying patterns known as jangdan.
- Their style is melodic driving rock, with textured guitars and strong vocal harmony lines.
- When Barber began work on the score of Vanessa in 1954, he was already regarded as one of the US's foremost composers of orchestral and vocal music.
- The combination of irresistibly muscular riffage and spectacular vocal melodies sounds even better live than on record, especially given a sensationally tight and clear sound mix.
2(vociferous)a very vocal minority — una minoría que se hace oír
- She is also very vocal with her opinions and this has sparked plenty of controversy.
- When I was there years ago, I was very vocal and very opinionated.
- You're correct that the populist view is not necessarily the right view, but those with centre-left leaning are more generally more vocal in their opinions.
- After reading it, I plan to become more vocal, rather than letting myself be persuaded or sucked in by the medical model of childbirth!
- Sam Rainsy was the most visible and vocal Human Rights advocate in Cambodia.
- The game was played in front of a very vocal Brazilian delegation cheering loudly for Argentina.
- We should all take heart from the decision; it shows that a compelling case allied to a vocal campaign will eventually persuade road ministers to loosen the purse strings.
- She heads the country's Women's Federation as well as several charities and is a vocal human rights activist.
- Well, the United States government has been a very vocal critic of the human rights situation in the country, but it's not just the United States government.
- But such vocal opposition had unexpected effects - Ulrich saw his band's credibility nosedive, at least among the Web cognoscenti.
- Indeed, in the stand, a number of the Carlow supporters were a little too vocal in condemning their county team.
- Our opinion leaders are often rather vocal, to put it mildly, and they disagree on almost everything.
- While a vocal segment of public opinion expressed fear of becoming too closely aligned with the United States, the onset of the Cold War dictated otherwise.
- In the US, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and black newspaper editors waged vocal campaigns against this.
- But in more rural areas where there is a less diverse mix of people, those afraid of difference become vocal and treat fellow humans badly.
- At the conclusion of his set, he gave a sincere thank-you to the audience and was met with a rather vocal call for an encore.
- It's good to see the St. Vincent de Paul Society becoming more vocal and putting its opinions and vast experience on record in the media.
- Noise from bullhorns, speeches and very vocal protesters reached right into our classroom.
- Chretien has been rather vocal and somewhat cautious in his own comments about it.
- Professor Fraser said that he believed that ‘Council and just perhaps the Vice Chancellor did not realise the depth of opinion and how vocal it could be’.
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