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knowles The Monastic Order in England p. 316 Roger also was accused of avarice, and of making unworthy clerical appointments.
Her disgust is compound
ed toward the other leaders in the Prefecture, who should be setting an example, not letting their avarice lead them astray.
featuring an avant-garde
and moody sound that was a direct reaction to the local grunge scene.
In Spain, Borges became a member of the avant-garde
Ultraist literary movement (anti-Modernism, which ended in 1922 with the cessation of the journal Ultra). avant-garde
composer David Tudor created a piece, Reunion (1968), written jointly with Lowell Cross that features a chess game, where each move triggers a lighting effect or projection.
By maintaining an obvious artificiality rather than making claims to great subjective truths, avant-garde
writers assure their audiences maintain an objective perspective in reading their work.
Dance, p. 47. Armstrong was astounded by Hines's avant-garde
"trumpet-style" piano-playing, often using dazzlingly fast octaves so that on none-too-perfect upright pianos (and with no amplification) "they could hear me out front" - and indeed they could.
Savinio's contributions to the avant-garde
movement during this period sharply contrast with the provincialism that was favored by the National Fascist Party in Italy at this time.
In BLAST Lewis wrote the group's manifesto, several essays expounding his Vorticist aesthetic (distinguishing it from other avant-garde
practices), and a modernist drama, Enemy of the Stars.
Although today "free jazz" is the generally-used term, many other terms were used to describe the loosely-defined movement, including "avant-garde
", "energy music" and "The New Thing".
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