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 (mē-yō′), Darius 1892-1974.
French composer who experimented with polytonality and jazz styles. His works include operas, ballets, symphonies, and chamber music.


(French mijo)
(Biography) Darius (darjys). 1892–1974, French composer; member of Les Six. A notable exponent of polytonality, his large output includes operas, symphonies, ballets, string quartets, and songs


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Darius, 1892–1974, French composer, in U.S. from 1940.
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Noun1.Milhaud - French composer of works that combine jazz and polytonality and Brazilian music (1892-1974)
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Contract notice: Art restoration market for the darius milhaud high school in kremlin-bictre (94)
George Georgiou on the clarinet, Lyusi Hovhannesyan on the violin, and Guy Creen on piano will perform pieces by Darius Milhaud, Aram Khatchaturian and Camille Saint-Saens.
In Fall 2015 the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University acquired the Darius Milhaud Society collection from the estate of its founder, Katherine Warne.
For Milhaud, who described his discovery of Harlem club music as revelatory, jazz-inspired melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic gestures became second nature, honed through direct experience with the music and its practitioners.
k Germaine Tailleferre was the only female member of the 1920s avant garde composers' group Les Six and her Ballade, with its spiky use of bitonality is similar in style, if less playful, to fellow members Poulenc and Milhaud.
Here Milhaud sets the texts for three-part women's choir, oboe, cello, and harp, creating a most intriguing sonority for these texts.
com)-- Metamorphosis Opera Theater will present its first fully staged opera, Medee by Darius Milhaud, on Sept 18th and 19th at 7:30pm.
En 2012, il chante le role d'Orphee dans [beaucoup moins que] Les malheurs d'Orphee [beaucoup plus grand que] de Milhaud ainsi que les [beaucoup moins que] Liebeslieder Walzes [beaucoup plus grand que] de Brahms.
Then at 1pm in St Mary's Church the trio play music by Handel, Mozart, Milhaud and local composer Dayfdd Lloyd Jones.
Violinist Rebecca Howell and clarinetist Matthew Wilsher will be accompanied by John Grundy on piano for a concert featuring works by Stravinsky, Beethoven, Wieniawski, Bernstein, Weber and Milhaud.
A Performer's Guide for Two Solo Song Cycles by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): 'Catalogue de fleurs,' opus 60 (1920), 'Six Chansons de Theatre,' opus 151b (1936).
This disc, with accompanist Louise-Andree Baril, includes a selection of chansons by Debussy, Milhaud and a lesser-known Frenchman, Louis Beydts (1896-1953), as well as a pair of Vocalise-etudes by Faure and Ravel, and Gliere's rarely heard Concerto pour colorature.