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“Chrononhotonthologos”

Chrononhotonthologos: an actual English word, now in retirement from the official Thesaurus. Chrononhotonthologos, Origin: The ridiculous title and ridiculous title character of a satiric play by composer/playwright/hack-writer Henry Carey. The 1743 play was such a smash hit that the word entered the English language. Chrononhotonthologos, Meaning: a blowhard bullying bombastard who can subdue enemy armies […]

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Loose, Wet, Perforated by Nicholas Vines Available on Navona Records Today!

Composer Nicholas Vines’ surreal opera Loose, Wet, Perforated comes to life in this Navona Records release. Commissioned by the Boston-based experimental opera company Guerilla Opera and premiered in 2011, this audacious, rollicking conceptual mash-up by composer Nicholas Vines puts a very modern spin on some quite ancient ideas. Available for purchase on: ArkivMusic, Amazon, iTunes, and more!

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