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Ives

 (īvz), Charles Edward 1874-1954.
American composer whose works anticipated those of later 20th-century musicians in their abandonment of conventional tonality. His Third Symphony (1911) won a Pulitzer Prize.

Ives

, James Merritt 1824-1895.
American lithographer who with his partner Nathaniel Currier produced more than 7,000 popular prints depicting scenes from American life.

Ives

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1. (Biography) Charles Edward. 1874–1954, US composer, noted for his innovative use of polytonality, polyrhythms, and quarter tones. His works include Second Piano Sonata: Concord (1915), five symphonies, chamber music, and songs
2. (Biography) Frederick Eugene. 1856–1937, US inventor of halftone photography

Ives

(aɪvz)

n.
1. Burl, 1909–95, U.S. folk singer and actor.
2. Charles Edward, 1874–1954, U.S. composer.
3. James Merritt, 1824–95, U.S. lithographer. Compare Currier.
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Noun1.Ives - United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954)
2.Ives - United States lithographer who (with his partner Nathaniel Currier) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1824-1895)