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pastiche

(păstēsh`, pä–), work of art that combines themes and styles from various sources in such a way as to appear obviously derivative. Pastiches are frequently passed off as works by the artists from whom the motifs and figures were taken.

Pastiche

Inappropriate architectural ornament added after the original work is completed.

pastiche

the mixing of styles and genres which is characteristic of postmodern cultural forms (e.g. in architecture).

Pastiche

 

(pasticcio), an opera in which the music (arias, duets, and so forth) is borrowed from various popular operas and provided with a new libretto, or in which the music is created by two or more composers, each of whom, as a rule, writes one act. The pastiche was popular in 18th-century Italy. The term is also applied to other musical works created by two or more composers, especially variations.

pastiche

A mixture of materials, forms, motifs, and/or styles; often incongruous.

pastiche

, pasticcio
1. a work of art that mixes styles, materials, etc.
2. a work of art that imitates the style of another artist or period
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Arne did not compose a second opera seria and his next works included, in addition to Love in a Village, The Golden Pippin, The Guardian Outwitted and Achilles in Petticoats, billed respectively as a pasticcio opera, an English burletta, a comic opera and lastly (and surely ironically) 'an opera'.
Olleson picks up at the opening of the King's Theatre's 1779-80 opera season, when Susan recounts in considerable detail works by Antonio Sacchini, Ferdinando Bertoni, and Niccolo Piccinni as well as several pasticcios.
The operas discussed in the last two chapters--Paisiello's two versions of Le gare generose (1786, but based on an earlier libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi, Amiti e Ontario, 1772), Pasquale Anfossi's L'americana in Olanda (1778), and Pietro Guglielmi's La quakera spiritosa (1783, revived by Da Ponte as a pasticcio in Vienna in 1790)--show that the outcome of the American Revolution marked a paradigmatic shift in the ways Quakers are represented on the operatic stage.
Pasticcio is a traditional Greek-baked pasta dish, usually made with mince and a bchamel sauce.
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Si tratta di un saggio dedicato alla presentazione dell'opera nei suoi temi principali e nell'uso della lingua adottata, il pasticcio italoinglese, che si scopre altamente funzionale nell'affresco generale sia di un'epoca, sia nella rappresentazione letteraria della citta Detroit.
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Its tabloid story of honeypot seduction, enforced suicide, attempted assassination, partner-shedding and continual debauchery made a brilliant structure for Saturday's presentation of Mark Tucker's pasticcio amoroso "Consumed by a Kiss", continuing this year's Birmingham Early Music Festival theme of "The Food of Love".
The oratorio is a pasticcio, compiled after Handel's death by his one-time collaborator John Christopher Smith (the younger), in the main from his own material but also drawing on a number of Handel's conducting and autograph scores, which he had inherited.
Moretti, seguendo le orme dell'avanguardia francese, aggredisce e quindi nega la validita del senso comune, mettendo cosi alla berlina tutti i valori della societa borghese, ormai ridotti ad un pasticcio culinario, come del resto testimoniato dall'evidente gioco di parole tra pate de foie gras ed epater le bourgeois.