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  Pastiche - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pastiche can also be a cinematic device wherein the creator of the film pays homage to another filmmaker's style and use of cinematography, including camera angles, lighting, and mise-en-scene.
A film's writer may also offer a pastiche based on the works of other writers (this is especially evident in historical films and documentaries but can be found in non-fiction drama, comedy and horror films as well).
Pastiche is also used with a rather different meaning: a work is called pastiche if it was cobbled together in imitation of several original works.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pastiche   (689 words)

 Read about Pastiche at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Pastiche and learn about Pastiche here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mozart's various works in imitation of Baroque style as pastiche.
20th century, pastiche shifted in its meaning, so that now it can be used by educated speakers as described in the first section above, without any necessary connotation of hodge-podge.
Pastiche was also the name of an album recorded by the musical group
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Pastiche   (391 words)

 Encyclopedia: Pastiche
A genre is a division of a particular form of art according to criteria particular to that form.
A passion for pastiche In the 1920s the new 'Wells cottages' - with cesspits and no electricity - were seen as ludicrously eccentric.
A pastiche of faces coupled with that of the mummy in the Egyptian galleries of the British Museum.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pastiche   (233 words)

 Archiseek - Pastiche - The Final Solution?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I agree that pastiche is more suited to other art forms than to architecture in that you can choose to disregard or simply ignore certain genres if you don't like them, in a way one cannot with architecture.
Whatever about one-off projects, building pastiche in urban areas can help define the nature of places, and if so-called 'theme park' building is not agreeable to you, and it is used in helping to shape a place you value, it can be hugely offensive, and there's nothing you can do about it.
Pastiche architecture mimics original buildings apparently to be in keeping with them whereas it actually undermines the very thing it seeks to "flatter".
www.archiseek.com /content/printthread.php?t=3638&pp=40   (6542 words)

 Tim Burton's 'Vincent'--A Matter of Pastiche
And though Hutcheon does not discuss the relation of parody to the development of the artist, it seems likely that pastiche is one strategy that maturing artist frequently use to legitimize their own work: it is often easier to mimic a style than to establish one's own.
Pastiche is a melding of styles that encourages the reader to mark similarity between the text at hand and the original work[s].
For Burton, using pastiche here may have been a strategy of convenience, particularly in the short animated form where extensive characterization and mood development are limited.
www.awn.com /mag/issue1.9/articles/frierson1.9.html   (3222 words)

 pastiche on Encyclopedia.com
PASTICHE [pastiche], work of art that combines themes and styles from various sources in such a way as to appear obviously derivative.
Pastiche to open first leather, fur unit in Short Hills, NJ.
As a College Freshman, you need to learn a pastiche of new things- auto maintenance; sleeping through your roommate's snoring; water imagery in 19th century English poetry.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p1/pastiche.asp   (706 words)

 Boston Rock Storybook - Pastiche
Pastiche was one of the most popular local bands throughout the late 70's and early 80's.
Curt was one of musicians that rehearsed in the same space as the very early Modern Lovers, so his career has spanned the "classical" period of Boston rock.
Pastiche had a genuine sense of community, especially when it came to their attitude towards other bands.
www.rockinboston.com /pastiche.htm   (224 words)

 Record Box - Some virtues of pastiche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An American ensemble, Pastiche, has assembled a programme to fit their resources of clarinet, trumpet, piano and percussion.
Pastiche it is, but always pleasant and expertly scored.
As an out-of-the-way presentation of unknown music in performances of skill, with the extra ingredient of humour along the way, this CD is worth noticing.
www.mvdaily.com /articles/1999/09/pastiche.htm   (139 words)

 Merriam-Webster Online
Our word "pastiche" is from French, but the French word was in turn borrowed from Italian, where the word is "pasticcio." "Pasticcio" is what the Italians called a kind of "macaroni pie" (from the word "pasta").
English-speakers familiar with this multilayered dish had begun to apply the name to various sorts of potpourris or hodgepodges (musical, literary, or otherwise) by the 18th century.
For over a hundred years we were happy with "pasticcio," until we discovered the French word "pastiche" sometime in the latter part of the 1800s.
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/mwwodarch.pl?Feb.17   (177 words)

 Pastiche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Perhaps for humorous or satirical purposes, perhaps as a mere literary exercise or jeu d'espirit, perhaps in all seriousness, a writer imitates the style or technique of some recognized writer or work.
Amy Lowell's A Critical Fable (1922) might be called a pastiche, since it is written in the manner of James Russell Lowell's A Fable for Critics (Lowell was her relative; Robert Lowell was related to both Amy and James Russell).
In art, a picture is called a pastiche when it manages to catch something of a master's peculiar style; in jazz these are called "quotes." The term is also applied to literary patchworks formed by piecing together extracts from various works by one or several authors.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/88/pastiche.html   (179 words)

 RPGnet: The Inside Scoop on Gaming
Granted, some of the pastiche is just plain bad (I would suggest my worst Conan reading experiences stem from Roland Green, for example), but I don't recall Jordan being all that bad (though it was many years ago that I read his stuff).
He was very careful to note in his manuscript where pastiche was used as well as included a sizable bibleography and several sidebars discussing where pastiches disagreed and his decision to use one over another.
Pastiches are required for any RPG gazetteer to be useful because REH didn't fill in the necessary gaps to be able to truly run his Hyborian Age himself.
www.rpg.net /forums/phorum/rf08/read.php?f=2553&i=4&t=4&v=f   (4356 words)

 Pastiche in Roleplaying   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pastiche is part of the satirical tradition (though people tend to mislable the latter as parody, even if it involves no element of exaggeraton) - which is all to say that pastiche is a valid literary form and has produced some highly effective works of art.
The traditionial definition of pastiche is connected to satire and parody so, yes, it being full of pastiche is ingrained in the concept.
As I understand it, Ron's defined pastiche such that it cannot have this "presence and power," and it is this that I think Ian and John dispute.
www.indie-rpgs.com /forum/index.php?t=9565   (4656 words)

 Louisiana Tech University - Media::News @ Tech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pastiche will perform Thursday, Jan. 20, as part of this year’s Louisiana Tech Concert Association series.
Pastiche is a mixed ensemble of musicians who perform contemporary chamber music, featuring lively interpretations of pieces by various composers from the 1930s to the 1990s, as well as commissioned works written especially for them.
"Pastiche" means a literary, artistic or musical composition made up of bits from various sources, or potpourri.
www.latech.edu /technews/viewnews.cgi?category=1&id=1105630999   (449 words)

 Prizing the Derivatives The Perfected Pastiche by Rick Kleffel
Perhaps one of the most unusual pastiches or tributes to hit the bookshelves recently was Rhys Hughes' 'A New Universal History of Infamy'.
Laurie R. King's 'The Game' is the latest in her series of acclaimed Holmes pastiches, and like its predecessors it makes effective use of the great detective while creating an identity of its own.
From the get-go, Chabon's novella emphasizes one of the most interesting aspects of the pastiche, that is, the ability of this form to adapt to both the source material and the current practitioner.
trashotron.com /agony/columns/2005/03-18-05.htm   (3066 words)

 OSDI '02 Technical Program - Abstract
Pastiche exploits excess disk capacity to perform peer-to-peer backup with no administrative costs.
Pastiche provides mechanisms for confidentiality, integrity, and detection of failed or malicious peers.
A Pastiche prototype suffers only 7.4% overhead for a modified Andrew Benchmark, and restore performance is comparable to cross-machine copy.
www.usenix.org /events/osdi02/tech/cox.html   (215 words)

 Max Schindler - What is pastiche?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is often used in publishing and advertising, either by changing a famous painting to convey a specific idea or product or, less easily, by emulating the style of the artist.
A pastiche does not have to stick to the style of just one artist and may borrow several different styles to use in one picture.
But when a publisher or advertiser decides to use a pastiche, they usually have just one artist or picture in mind.
freespace.virgin.net /kiem.lian/whatispastiche.htm   (108 words)

 Pastiche vocal jazz group
Pastiche has toured nationally and internationally (with a band and completely a cappella) to rave reviews.
Pastiche is Sandy Cressman, Jenny Meltzer and Becky West, attractive, versatile singers with their roots in jazz, but who incorporate Brazilian and Afro-Cuban rhythms as well as pop and R&B influences in their music.
Fair warning: Pastiche, which means "a combination of many styles and influences making up a single work of art," is accompanied throughout by a very fine jazz orchestra.
www.singers.com /~singers/jazz/pastiche.html   (341 words)

 Pastiche - Reviews
The ensemble Pastiche, dedicated to the performance of 20th century music, features a somewhat unusual combination of instruments: trumpet (David Scott), clarinet (Jan Scott), piano (Fred Sahlmann), and percussion (Dave Walton).
Characterized by precision, delicacy, and superb ensemble, Pastiche was warmly received by an...
Pastiche is making an important contribution to the advancement of contemporary music." - Phillip Schroeder, Ph.D. "The concert presented by the chamber group "Pastiche" was a highlight in the events held at the 1997 LMTA Convention.
www.mcneese.edu /pastiche/reviews.asp   (514 words)

 Pastiche Poetry Faq's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pastiche Poetry is a Chicago-based organization that promotes poetry, along with other arts.
While Pastiche Poetry assumes the right to publish works received (first-time rights and electronic rights), all authors retain the copyrights to their poems.
The editors of Pastiche Poetry will feature poems throughout the month based on the poem's originality, quality, variety and seasonal or topical characteristics, along with many other factors.
www.pastichepoetry.com /faq.html   (328 words)

 Coachman Caravans >> Pastiche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
So however far your Pastiche takes you, you can be sure you’ll be comfortable.
Just spend the time exploring the interior of your caravan, with its features, fixtures and fittings that really are something to write home about.
So, for example, the new remote swivel TV aerial is designed to be adjusted from inside the Pastiche, allowing you to get the best possible picture in moments, wherever you are.
www.coachman.co.uk /pastiche.asp   (197 words)

 Pastiche: The Burning Issue
I sat back and watched as the pastiche issue was raised and haven't really commented much, but in REHupa, "Member X" (name changed by request) has indicated that the Conan pastiches are what is keeping Howard's Conan alive.
The only pastiches which ever did anything positive were the comic books which introduced readers to the character and made them aware of the fact that the comic books were inspired by the original stories of Robert E. Howard.
So it cannot even be argued that the pastiches are maintaining interest in Conan since the absence of new volumes will eventually have these readers (who don't even know that Conan was spawned by Robert E. Howard) pick up some other series which is producing new stories.
www.rehupa.com /vanhise_pastiche.htm   (1253 words)

 Dictionary.com/Word of the Day: pastiche
The figure was a pastiche, assembled from fragments: a Greek head, a Roman imperial cuirass, and halo, limbs, weapons, and crocodile fashioned by a Venetian craftsman.
Whoever said the unexamined life is not worth living apparently never intended to go into book publishing, where there is almost no research and where much of the conventional wisdom is a pastiche of folklore, myth and wishful thinking.
Pastiche comes from Italian pasticcio, "a paste," hence "a hodgepodge, literary or musical," ultimately from Latin pasta, "paste."
dictionary.reference.com /wordoftheday/archive/2004/11/26.html   (158 words)

 McNeese - Pastiche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ince its inception in 1995, PASTICHE has been acclaimed for its talent and polish, and its intriguing and collaborative programming.
Actively involved in expanding the repertoire through their transcriptions and commissioning of new works, PASTICHE exhibits fascinating and creative interplay between its members.
The recipient of many performance and commissioning endowments, PASTICHE has collaborated in several multi-media events, and records with INNOVA and Centaur records.
www.mcneese.edu /pastiche   (154 words)

 Sherlockian Pastiche, Parody, & Plays from Calabash Press
Pastiche by Denis O. Smith (The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes)
Hailed by critics and readers alike as some of the finest Sherlockian pastiche around, these titles are sure to please.
Ellery Queen once described the difference between pastiche and parody: 'A pastiche is a serious and sincere imitation in the exact manner of the original author.
www.ash-tree.bc.ca /calabashpastiche.htm   (1394 words)

Picasso had labored long and hard for the show he mounted in 1919 for his new dealer, Paul Rosenberg, the first one-man show he had had in thirteen years.
It is the accusation of pastiche that signals the momentousness of this critique, for in many eyes it opens cubism itself to question: cubism, the one thing that Picasso--seemingly so impervious to the opinions of others--would always jealously guard as his.
Proponents of this interpretation call this not pastiche but rather the "access" that Picasso had patiently and legitimately gained to the musee imaginaire.
www.college.columbia.edu /cct/win99/39.html   (813 words)

 pastiche - OneLook Dictionary Search
Pastiche : Glossary of Literary Terms [home, info]
Words similar to pastiche: medley, pasticheur, potpourri, olio, more...
This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.
www.onelook.com /?w=pastiche&loc=wotd   (256 words)

 The Manhattan Transfer: Pastiche
Pastiche was released January 19, 1978 and peaked at #66 on Billboard's Top Pop Album charts.
Pastiche is populated by Siegel's breakout bop and scats, and it skips across a musical landscape from big bands to country western to vintage swing..." Alan adds: "One of my favorite albums, especially 'Love For Sale' and 'Gal In Calico.'"
Pastiche's eclectic blend of songs makes it a favorite of fans.
www.tmtfanclub.com /pastiche.html   (1447 words)

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