Darius Milhaud

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Darius Milhaud: Francis Poulenc
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Darius Milhaud

French composer of works that combine jazz and polytonality and Brazilian music (1892-1974)


References in periodicals archive ?
The group, made up of George Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Germaine Tailleferre, influenced the development of modern classical music and is credited with bringing outsider and popular themes into the genre.
Have you ever seen David Amram's Songs of the Soul, Darius Milhaud's Atudes sur des themes liturgiques du Comtat Vanaissin, or Weisgall's own critically acclaimed Esther on a concert program?
Sports and modern life on the French Riviera were celebrated in Le Train Bleu (1924), based once more on a story by Cocteau and featuring simple yet striking jersey outfits by Chanel, music composed by Darius Milhaud and a spectacular front cloth adorned with a giant copy of Picasso's 1922 painting Deux femmes courant sur la plage (Picasso was so pleased with the reproduction that he signed it; Fig.
During its heyday, the symphony orchestra had enjoyed something of a world reputation and was acknowledged for premiering works by major composers, such as Benjamin Britten, Claude Debussy, Darius Milhaud and Igor Stravinsky.
He studied at the University of Chicago, the Juilliard School and in Aspen with Darius Milhaud. Finding himself dissatisfied with much of contemporary music, he moved to Europe, where he studied with the legendary Nadia Boulanger (who also taught Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson and Quincy Jones) and worked closely with the sitar virtuoso and composer Ravi Shankar.
Were you affected by the experiences of your teacher, the composer Darius Milhaud, who fled Europe for his life during World War II?
9, 2010 (TAP) - A criminal investigation was opened in the Court of First Instance of Tunis following the murder, on Friday, January 8, of an 18-year-old Tunisian student at the Darius Milhaud high school, in Kremlin-BicE[logical not]tre, Val-De-Marne (France), after having been stabbed by one of his colleagues, said a Tunisian judicial source.
Tango even infiltrated the music of four classically trained composers: Erik Satie Darius Milhaud William Walton and Ernst Krenek.
There's an uneasy, updated soundtrack by Yo La Tengo, but you can also still watch with the original score by Darius Milhaud. For the full nonchemical trip experience, make sure to sit really close to the screen during a sequence of liquid sea crystals changing shape and color.
They will have a pianist with them tomorrow when they perform a varied programme of music by Verdi, Anton Reicha, Darius Milhaud, Paul Patterson, Gilbert Vinter, Malcolm Arnold, Gyorgy Ligeti and Norman Hallam from 7.30pm.
58b (Ox on the Roof) by Darius Milhaud opens the CD.
(1) Joyce is the recipient of the Joseph Bearns Prize, the Wayne Peterson Prize, the Darius Milhaud Award, and many citations from the National Federation of Music Clubs and ASCAP He teaches theory, history, and composition at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and is a faculty member at the Walden School, a summer music festival for young composers in New Hampshire.
Three years later his scenario for another ballet, Le boeuf sur le toit (performed in England as The Nothing Doing Bar), with music by Darius Milhaud, confirmed his position in the avant-grade.