ives ives  /ˈaɪvz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954)
  2. (n) United States lithographer who (with his partner Nathaniel Currier) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1824-1895)

Usage(s):

  • Ives drives a car that is, as required, grittily chic a black Jaguar sedan that has seen better days.

News

  1. Tremble, Ives victorious in Wilmington-Whiteface Road Race

    Eric Tremble and Jenny Ives were among the winners at last weekend's bike race.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Plattsburgh Press-Republican

  2. Rattlestick Stages New ‘Charles Ives Take Me Home’

    From left, Kate Nowlin, Henry Stram and Drew McVety in “Charles Ives Take Me Home.”
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. St Ives Places Full Confidence in KODAK Plates and Ink Technology

    Kodak has agreed an exclusive five year-contract with St Ives in the U.K. The multi-million pound agreement will ensure St Ives is guaranteed a consistent supply of plates for all its CTP devices and ink for digital inkjet presses across the group.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "While they certainly gave it to composers, like, eventually, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, John Adams ...... there were a lot of very important people that they passed over who were not university types, and I'm not a university type," Reich...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Steve Reich Source: Washington Post

  2. Of Worden, Sufjan wrote, "Shara is one of a kind. With the elegance and responsibility of a great performer, she reconciles the academia of Ives with the jousting of Broadway without even trying. Her songs draw you in, settle in your gut, stick with...
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Sufjan Stevens Source: Pitchforkmedia.com

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