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4′ 33″

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Piece (1952) by Cage consisting of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence for any instrument or instruments.

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411

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This UK R&B quartet comprises vocalists Carolyn Owlett (b. England), Suzie Furlonger (b. Dumfries, Scotland), Tisha Martin (b. Jamaica), and Tanya Boniface (b. Surrey, England). The 411 can...

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+44

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This US pop punk supergroup were formed in 2005 by former Blink-182 members Travis Barker (b. 14 November 1975, Fontana, California, USA; drums) and Mark Hoppus (b. Markus Allan Hoppus ...

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50

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

symbol for the molar concentration of an agonist that produces 50% of the maximal possible effect of that agonist. Other percentage values ([A]20, [A]40, etc.) can be...

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702

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A vocal R&B trio named after its Las Vegas, Nevada, USA home area code, 702 made their long-playing debut for Michael Bivins’ Biv 10 Records label in 1996. Bivins first ...

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707

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

US melodic pomp-rock band formed at the end of the 70s by Kevin Russell (guitar/vocals), Jim McClarty (drums), Duke McFadden (b. John McFadden, USA, d. 5 April 2005; keyboards/vocals), and...

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7-20-8

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1907),

a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman...

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7669

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Four New York ‘new jill swingers’ (they prefer the term ‘new ghetto revolutionary music’) with the hardcore attitude of rap, 7669 arrived on the scene in 1994 amid a swirl ...

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7:84

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Touring socialist theatre companies established in 1971 (in England) and 1973 (Scotland) by the writer, director, and cultural activist John McGrath and his actor wife Elizabeth McLennan....

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801

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Formed by Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera (b. Philip Targett-Adams, 31 January 1951, London, England) in 1976, 801 also featured Manzanera’s former colleague Brian Eno in addition to...

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900

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Novecento)

(1926–9).

Literary journal founded in Rome by Curzio Malaparte and Massimo Bontempelli, though Malaparte quickly lost interest. It initially appeared as a...

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9/11

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The term “9/11” is shorthand for the events of 11 September 2001. On that date, four U.S. planes were hijacked by nineteen members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group. The surprisingly ...

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911

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the most popular of the post- Take That boy bands, this UK trio comprises Jimmy Constable (b. 21 September 1973, Liverpool, England), Simon ‘Spike’ Dawbarn (b. 15 August ...

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98°

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This Ohio, USA-based soul outfit was formed by brothers Drew Lachey (b. 8 August 1976, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) and Nick Lachey (b. Nicholas Scott Lachey, 9 November 1973, Harlan, Kentucky ...

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999

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This London, England-based punk band was formed in May 1977. Dispensing with earlier names such as the Dials, the Fanatics and 48 Hours, Nick Cash (b. Keith Lucas, 6 May ...

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A

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt (Alexandria? Hence known as the Codex Alexandrinus) in the 5th cent. A few...

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a

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

The usual abbreviation for year (from the Latin annus, meaning year).

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2′-5′A

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symbol for any member of a series of oligonucleotides of the general formula p a A[2′p5′A] n , where p and A are...

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A

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Gk., alpha).

First letter of the Greek alphabet, combined with the last, Ω (omega), to refer to God as the beginning and the end, the all-encompassing.

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a

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Abbreviation for accelerando found particularly in Elgar's scores.

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