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sensitive

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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‘The Sensitive-Plant’

Michael O'Neill.

in The Cambridge Quarterly

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Art; Film; Music. 0 words.

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‘The Sensitive Author’: George Eliot

Tom Sperlinger.

in The Cambridge Quarterly

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Art; Film; Music. 10397 words.

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Creativity in singing: Universality and sensitive developmental periods?

Annabel J. Cohen.

in Musical Imaginations

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 9358 words.

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the definition of creativity in singing. It then highlights the uniqueness of this human ability by contrasting it with the absence of...

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sensibile; sensibilità

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 12 words.

Sensitive; sensitivity (the nota sensibile is the leading note).

sensibile

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 15 words.

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Sensitive; sensitivity (the nota sensibile is the *leading note).

sensibile; sensibilità

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It.).

Sensitive; sensitivity (the nota sensibile is the leading note).

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Wilson, Teddy - Mr. Wilson & Mr. Gershwin

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 128 words.

Teddy Wilson is paired up with a sensitive rhythm section on this inspired and memorable 1959 tribute to the music

Rabin, Michael (1936)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 29 words.

son of violinist in NYPO. Prof. début 1947. Brilliant and sensitive artist whose untimely death ended int. career.

Rabin, Michael (1936)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 30 words.

American violinist, son of violinist in NYPO. Prof. début 1947. Brilliant and sensitive artist whose untimely death ended int. career....

Fitzgerald, Ella - Like Someone In Love

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 116 words.

An album of sensitive arrangements by the underrated Frank DeVol, this collection was staple diet for 50s lounge romantics. This

Sheik, Duncan - Humming

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 134 words.

Moving beyond the sensitive, progressive mission statement of his self-titled premiere, Duncan Sheik’s follow-up, Humming deepens his sonic message, maintaining

Newman, Randy - Land Of Dreams

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 161 words.

The whip-smart songs of Randy Newman always engaged melody with a poignant lyrical fury. Land Of Dreams joins the sensitive

Alabama - When It All Goes South

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 167 words.

If Kevin Costner was a country singer he’d probably have Randy Owen’s sensitive baritone voice, which in tandem with the

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario (3 April 1895)

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 173 words.

He studied composition with Pizzetti at the Cherubini Institute in Florence (1913–18) and quickly showed his talent for sensitive word-setting in, for example, the song cycle ...

I Just Can't Stop It (Beat album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Along with Madness and the Specials, the Beat were the best of the late 70s UK 2-Tone movement. Left-of-centre politics were coupled to a sensitive grasp of ska and blue ...

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Looking Back (Mary Black album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Looking Back, Mary Black’s 1995 collection of pop songs from four of her earlier albums, showcases the Irish folkies eclectic, resonant work and includes two new tracks....

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Calling Card (Arthur Blythe album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Recorded live at the Village Vanguard in 1993 (as was the very fine Retroflection), Calling Card presents Arthur Blythe with traditional jazz accompaniment. Each of the musicians is...

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Michael Rabin

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b NY, 1936; d NY, 1972). Amer. violinist, son of violinist in NYPO. Prof. début 1947. Brilliant and sensitive artist whose untimely death ended int. career.

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Humming (Duncan Sheik album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Moving beyond the sensitive, progressive mission statement of his self-titled premiere, Duncan Sheik’s follow-up, Humming deepens his sonic message, maintaining the up-front intimacy of the...

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Something Wonderful (Nancy Wilson album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Nancy Wilson was only 23 years old when this superb album was recorded, yet her soulful, distinctive alto voice sounds as seasoned and sensitive to nuance as a singer twice ...

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