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Words of the Day — February 20, 2012

February 20, 2012 - Scott Viau
Pastiche — pas-TEESH — mixture, mixed bag, potpourri extant — EKS-TANT — still in existence, surviving

Example: "The N.Y. Times commented on a new opera, 'The Enchanted Island,' as 'reviving the concept of the Baroque pastiche opera, with extant scores re-purposed to fresh dramatic ends.'"

 
 
 

 

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