European Crossword Puzzle #14

Mar 21st, 2005, 01:48 PM
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Sorry! Should have been the 4th letter of last name instead.
Too easy of a clue, eh?
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Mar 21st, 2005, 01:50 PM
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It looked difficult, but I guess van Gogh fits Artist 2 (but you weren't consistent with the use of first/last names). I don't know. I just randomly Googled.

I guess after a few attempts it was easy to get the rest.

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Mar 21st, 2005, 02:02 PM
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This isn't a very good clue, but I guess I'll just throw it out for now.

Clue: This is a common (and huge) instrument (5 letters) (a particularly famous composer did compose somewhat extensively for it. Three composers who share the same nationality all wrote for it.

Last name of Composer 1 has 10 letters (you need to do a little bit of creative counting) wrote at least one piece for it. The genre here is a (8 letters).

Last name of Composer 2 has 7 letters, 2nd = "o." Also wrote at least one piece for it. Genre here also has 8 letters, but this is different from the genre above.

Finally Composer 3 (8 letters) actually played this instrument and there're recordings made of the composer's playing his own music on this instrument.


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Mar 21st, 2005, 02:11 PM
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Ok, don't want to make it too difficult. The composer of whom I'm thinking has a last name which is 4 letters long. He is of a different nationality from the other three composers in the clue.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 02:21 PM
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Just to start:
Organ
Saint-Saens
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Mar 21st, 2005, 02:23 PM
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Yes. Rest should be easy.

(Bach wrote somewhat extensively for the organ, of course -- and I guess he himself also played the organ.)
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Mar 21st, 2005, 02:54 PM
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Is Michael Praetorius one of them?
Thought Telemann might be one,also, but doubt if there are recordings of him.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 03:11 PM
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No. Telemann is not French, right?

Composers 1-3 are all French (don't let the Bach throw you off -- I just put that in to make the "organ" bit easier -- and yk has that part already).

What's taking you so long, yk?

By the way, grandmere, you can veto this clue and put your own clue here. It was your turn anyway.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 03:12 PM
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By the way, I've used Composer 3 in a clue in a previous thread. yk got that one at that time, if I recall. (Obviously) Composer 3 is a 20th century French composer.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 03:25 PM
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I'm leaving. I'll check back tomorrow.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 04:08 PM
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111op- it's your fault. You got me hooked with writing my own blog...
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Mar 21st, 2005, 04:32 PM
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Quite sure Composer #3 is Messiaen
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Mar 21st, 2005, 04:38 PM
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To recap:
Organ is the instrument

Composer #1: Saint-Saens who wrote an Organ Symphony

Composer #2: Poulenc who wrote an Organ concerto

Composer #3: Messiaen (own performance recording in 1950s)
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Mar 21st, 2005, 08:19 PM
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This should be an easy one.

A memorial is due to open soon in this city (6).
It consists of thousands of concrete slabs of varying heights.
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Mar 21st, 2005, 08:30 PM
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Berlin?

Why are there no letters in clues anymore?

Waaa!
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Mar 21st, 2005, 08:51 PM
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That's correct, LVSue.
I realized I forgot to give the letter clue after I posted my clue. But I figured it's easy enough to be solved without it. (Holocaust Memorial in Berlin)

Now your turn!
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Mar 21st, 2005, 09:55 PM
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This artist (7,7; first name beginning with B in Berlin) was a collaborator (with other artists, that is): he worked with famous brothers (last name 8), and several times with (3,8) on religious art in this country (5), primarily in this city (8).
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Mar 22nd, 2005, 06:27 AM
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Guessing Limbourg brothers.

Italy.

Fra Angelico.

But don't know the artist yet (need to Google).

Link to Messiaen's recording of his own organ music (courtesy Amzn):

http://makeashorterlink.com/?J35D129BA
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Mar 22nd, 2005, 06:32 AM
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Still looking for mystery artist.

But presumably city = Florence....

Actually I'm not sure -- could someone have collaborated with Fra Angelico and the Limbourg Brothers? (But I can't think of any other famous brothers off the top of my head.)

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Mar 22nd, 2005, 06:35 AM
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Benozzo Gozzoli

http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/htm.../01marco2.html

http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/bio.../biograph.html

Collaborated with the Ghiberti brothers
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