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Soon after its introduction in Europe, it became apparent that the original Morse
Code was inadequate for the transmission of much non-English text, since it
lacked codes for letters with diacritic marks. To remedy this deficiency, a variant ...
In J.S. Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations the lengthy theme (16 + 16
measures) is followed by 30 variations before a return to a simple reprise of the
original air. The variations use a wide range of different metres and tempos.
Few composers were less derivative, or evolved so original and bold a style. The
65 songs he composed, many to his own texts, describe scenes of Russian life
with great vividness and insight and realistically reproduce the inflections of the ...
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For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review