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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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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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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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|Noun||1.||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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