epigone

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Synonyms for epigone

an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician

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gilded, logoed, handmade steamer trunks that open to reveal caches of mineral water and iPod-driven music systems, things that meld contemporary objects of consumer desire with epigonic nostalgia for a lost, sybaritic age.
Many new symphonies were epigonic and of inferior quality; orchestras became gradually less inclined to play new works; and many composers seemed to avoid the genre altogether.
Along with other studies published in the last twenty years (notably those of Gunda Dittrich-Orlovius and Otto Neudeck), this book enables us to appreciate more fully both the breadth of learning and the narrative skill of the author of the Reinfried, a work which, like so many of its period and type, was for many years dismissed as uninterestingly epigonic.