Definition of Ives, Charles in English:

Ives, Charles

proper noun

  • (1874–1954), American composer, noted for his use of polyrhythms, polytonality, quarter-tones, and aleatoric techniques; full name Charles Edward Ives. Notable works: "The Unanswered Question" (chamber work, 1906) and "Three Places in New England" (for orchestra, 1903–14).

Pronunciation

Ives, Charles

/ʌɪvz/