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Reger

[rey-guh r] /ˈreɪ gər/
noun
1.
Max
[mahks] /mɑks/ (Show IPA),
1873–1916, German composer and pianist.
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  • Reger seemed on the verge of gaining a place among the immortals.

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  • Reger made various attempts to regain the favor he had lost.

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  • This Reger is a sarcastic, churlish fellow, bitter and pedantic and rude.

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  • In other forms we see this happy reaction towards ancient art, as in the organ music of a Reger.

  • With Reger one seems to be impressed with tremendous effort and little result.

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  • Above all, the stylistic severity of Brahms in Reger has become a confusion of styles; an absence of style.

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  • One is ever conscious in Reger that he is solving contrapuntal problems in order to astonish the vulgar herd of the professors.

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  • Reger certainly knew the art of talking with an astonishing show of logic, and yet saying nothing.

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  • No doubt, Reger loved the mathematical solidity and balance of the older music, and therefore sought to assimilate it.

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  • And so, instead of being Brahms's successor, Reger is to-day seen as the very contrary of Brahms.

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British Dictionary definitions for Reger

Reger

/German ˈreːɡər/
noun
1.
Max (maks). 1873–1916, German composer, noted esp for his organ works
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