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Volans

(voh -lanz) (Flying Fish) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Large Magellanic Cloud, the brightest stars being of 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Vol; genitive form: Volantis; approx. position: RA 8h, dec –70°; area: 141 sq deg.

Volans

[′vō‚lanz]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 8 hours, declination 70°S. Also known as Flying Fish; Piscis Volans.
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The constellation is situated just north-west of the constellation Volans, the Flying Fish.
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By contrast, motivated in part by protest against apartheid, South African composers such as Kevin Volans have focused on transcription, quotation, and paraphrase of African music, which allows the latter to be heard aesthetically and not merely as exotic.
Jeyasingh is now established as one of the most important and exciting choreographers in the UK and is renowned for her collaborations with celebrated contemporary composers, having also commissioned scores from Kevin Volans, Jocelyn Pook and Django Bates.