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2011-10-31 23:25:02

Ten years after his death, the composer Iannis Xenakis is still attracting attention around the world.

2008-10-10 15:00:20

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal If modern music seems like a cacophony of sound that makes no sense to the ears, John Kennedy's new lecture series is the perfect antidote.

2008-09-23 00:00:22

By Martin Anderson Avant-garde Jewish-Argentinian composer whose absurdist works turned convention on its head "With humour it becomes possible to express a wide spectrum of ideas" - an unusual thought for a contemporary composer.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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