Curtis captures the angst of first love, the rhapsody of a first kiss and the intricacy of families.
The strange songs he would sing during his morning shower were a constant source of bemusement to all who had the luxury of hearing his rhapsody .
Wider success came with the orchestral rhapsody España, composed after a visit to Spain in 1882, which remains his best-known work.
His language might at times ascend to rhapsody , yet his was an uncommonly practical approach - radical in the sense of attacking the preeminent social problem at its root, but basically conservative as to method.
A rhapsody of intricate plots emerges and, with luck, hilarity ensues.
The ethos has little in common with that of science fiction; rather, it's a rhapsody on the miraculous benefits the Victorians were expecting their harnessing of electricity to bring to them.
Elsewhere, a rhapsody about Roughgarden's own experience as an embryo turns gushingly cosmic.
Kuerten sends the Parisian crowd into rhapsody by winning the longest rally of the match with a thrilling forehand pass.
And he is not likely to be reassured by the rhapsody in which George identifies the blessings of a triumphant single tax with ‘the city of God on earth, with its walls of jasper and its gates of pearl!’
A few notes from the rhapsody of praise composed in his honour in his lifetime should be enough to whet new curiosity.