In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Fifty-five years after his death, Anton Webern still leads listeners through a musical underworld where even dodecaphonic and atonal rules simply don't apply.
- Brecht's words, juxtaposed against Weill's music, with its atonal harmonies and angular lines, venomously satirized the state of affairs.
- In fact, it reminds me very much of Schoenberg's freely atonal music of roughly twenty years previous.
- When the lectures were first delivered, Bernstein's rejection of atonal music deeply offended many avant-garde composers.
- Why do you think audiences have trouble with modern or atonal classical music?
- This is an umbrella term for a group of musicians in Japan whose music is primarily atonal, noisy, improvised and loud.
- Not one to experiment in the emerging environment of atonal and neo-classical music, his old-fashioned compositions were swept aside well before his death.
- This commitment to rigorously atonal music, planned and performed as a separate entity from the choreography, is at the core of Cunningham's radicalism.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.