overassertive

overassertive

(ˌəʊvərəˈsɜːtɪv)
adj
excessively assertive, esp in an unpleasant way
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Only someone who lived: the word "only" seems overassertive and the word "lived" seems unnecessary, and yet they are an important part of what the speaker wishes to assert.
First, there is a pastiche of eighteenth-century musical style, using Mozart and his contemporaries as the takeoff point; second, there is American musical comedy plus Viennese operetta style, carried to parodistically brassy and overassertive lengths; then there is a sort of anonymous late- and postserial modernist idiom, overly dominated by Corigliano's impression of what, say, Lulu might be like if its techniques could be recycled in the 1990s.