Ives


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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

(aɪvz)
n
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)
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They now left the main road and struck into a green track over the common marked lightly with wheel and horse-shoe, which led down into the dingle and stopped at the rough gate of Farmer Ives.
The two old men's talk was of old comrades and their deeds, mute inglorious Miltons of the Vale, and of the doings thirty years back, which didn't interest him much, except when they spoke of the making of the canal; and then indeed he began to listen with all his ears, and learned, to his no small wonder, that his dear and wonderful canal had not been there always--was not, in fact, so old as Benjy or Farmer Ives, which caused a strange commotion in his small brain.
Farmer Ives looked at it, muttered something or another over it, and cut some notches in a short stick, which he handed to Benjy, giving him instructions for cutting it down on certain days, and cautioning Tom not to meddle with the wart for a fortnight.
One day last spring, in town, I was in company with two men, striking instances of what I am talking of; Lord St Ives, whose father we all know to have been a country curate, without bread to eat; I was to give place to Lord St Ives, and a certain Admiral Baldwin, the most deplorable-looking personage you can imagine; his face the colour of mahogany, rough and rugged to the last degree; all lines and wrinkles, nine grey hairs of a side, and nothing but a dab of powder at top.
Was it not he of St Ives whom they tied to an oak-tree, and compelled to sing a mass while they were rifling his mails and his wallets?
Now Rauner has saturated the airwaves and clogged people's mailboxes with ads depicting Jeanne Ives as a "lackey" of Madigan.
St Ives followed the postponement of the original fixture by winning 2-1 at neighbours Cambridge City before crashing out of the FA Cup, beaten 4-0 by Midland Football League side Westfields.
Refreshingly accessible while maintaining an impressive level of scholarship, it is this focused and taut story telling ability that makes Budiansky's book a welcome addition to the already crowded field of Ives biography.
St Ives said that the acquisition represents a continuation of its strategy to further enhance its wider digital expertise and provides the Group with deeper mobile, customer engagement and loyalty capabilities.
After training in Paisley and Ayr, he was sent to St Ives but died in a tragic accident.
Paul's compelling new study, Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer-even before you read a single word-you may find yourself recalling a scene from the Coen Brothers' 1998 cult comedy The Big Lebowski.
Important works by artists Barbara Hepworth, Peter Lanyon and Patrick Heron are now on display alongside those of their international contemporaries and influences in International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-65, which has been developed in collaboration with the Cornwall gallery, and curated to coincide with its 21st anniversary.