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Chaminade

[sha-mee-nad] /ʃa miˈnad/
noun
1.
Cécile Louise Stéphanie
[sey-seel lweez stey-fa-nee] /seɪˈsil lwiz steɪ faˈni/ (Show IPA),
1857–1944, French pianist and composer.
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  • None of their definitions seems to apply to the Toccata by Chaminade.

    Piano Playing

    Josef Hofmann
  • I have no doubt that the Toccata by Chaminade, which I do not know, is written on similar lines.

    Piano Playing

    Josef Hofmann
  • It's Chaminade, the same kind that you were using before, but this is fresher.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna
  • I'd as soon recite Shakespeare to a metronome as play Chaminade.

    A Fortunate Term

    Angela Brazil
  • For all that she really knew, they might want her to play Chaminade and Moskowsky.

    The Brimming Cup Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • Chaminade, is distinctly popular to-day, but her work is not considered by critics to be strikingly original.

    The Complete Club Book for Women Caroline French Benton
  • Brief as is Chaminade's "Serenade," Op. 29, its melody is charming, it is ably harmonized and it appeals to the heart.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • By a dint of hard work we succeeded in getting a train made up for Chaminade, and all that was now needed was an engine and crew.

    Danger Signals John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • She commenced to play pastel-toned bits of Nevin and Chaminade, her clear eyes delighting in free vision.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • As an example we may cite the works of Chaminade, which hold the very highest rank in their class.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson

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