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- another term for pastiche
- ‘Like fellow Beat Jedi Madlib, Spinna adhered to a jazz-based aesthetic but was willing to dig into other genre's for a pasticcio rewarding in its eclecticism.’
- ‘No less popular was the pasticcio Love in a Village.’
- ‘It is possible that the serenata might be what is known as a pasticcio, or an assemblage of music by several composers.’
- ‘Her ‘scenes from the life of Saint Francis’ is a bright, engaging pasticcio, based on a conceit.’
- ‘By the end of the seventeenth century, a new term had come into play to describe the mixed style: pasticcio.’
- ‘This is a pasticcio opera, which means that, in certain arias, Vivaldi used music by other composers - in this case, some associated with Neapolitan opera, such as Broschi, Hasse, and Giacomelli - and adapted it for his new opera.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.