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.
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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
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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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Of this latter sort was old Farmer Ives, as he was called, the "wise man" to whom Benjy resorted (taking Tom with him as usual), in the early spring of the year next after the feast described in the last chapter.
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?
Ives said checks on third-quarter Model 3 demand in Europe suggest the business is holding steady despite trade tensions.
Ives said she believes American innovation can overcome the nation's most pressing problems, and she's the person to work with anyone willing to find the best solutions.
For anybody who has yet to explore the full scope of the songs of Ives, this recording by Bradley Robinson and Stacy Rodgers will serve as an ideal, effective primer.
Worldwide Facilities has named Norman Ives to the management and brokerage team in its NutraRisk division, which specializes in cannabis, nutraceuticals and dietary supplements insurance coverage.
Bob, 74, a retired Warwickshire policeman who moved to St Ives 20 years ago, was on a mission that morning.
Once outside we paused to cast a weather eye over the promenade and Porthmeor Beach, the base for The St Ives Surf School offering ocean fun right in the heart of the town.