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A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function ...

Hindsight 20/20 (Carlene Carter album)

Hindsight 20/20 (Carlene Carter album)  

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For some reason, Carlene Carter’s career has been a sporadic affair: three albums in the late 70s and three more in the early 90s. Hindsight 20/20 gathers 20 tracks from ...
20/20 (George Benson album)

20/20 (George Benson album)  

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This 1985 Warner Brothers release from guitar and soul singer George Benson is one of his best pop vocal albums. 20/20 offers a selection of soft ballads such as ‘New ...
Special 20 (Tim Easton album)

Special 20 (Tim Easton album)  

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Special 20, named after a favoured harmonica, is the first solo release from Haynes Boys frontman Tim Easton. Easton makes it clear he’s one of the rare breed of songwriters ...
Version 2.0 (Garbage album)

Version 2.0 (Garbage album)  

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A few sceptics thought that Shirley Manson and her band would not be able to match the success of their debut album. As with all decent software Version 2.0 was ...
Francesco Bartolomeo Conti

Francesco Bartolomeo Conti  

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(b Florence, 20 Jan. 1682; d Vienna, 20 July 1732).Italian composer and theorbo player. A theorbist at the Habsburg court in Vienna from 1701, he achieved international celebrity; Quantz ...
Layla Sessions: 20th Anniversary Edition (Derek And The Dominos album)

Layla Sessions: 20th Anniversary Edition (Derek And The Dominos album)  

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By digitally remixing and remastering these sessions, the producers have resurrected one of Eric Clapton’s greatest achievements at a time when he was at his instrumental and songwriting peak. ...
Vilāyat Khan

Vilāyat Khan  

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(b. Gouripur, Mymensingh district [now in Bangladesh], 20 Aug. 1927; d. Mumbai, 12 Mar. 2004)Highly acclaimed sitar maestro of the 20th cent. He belonged to a lineage of gifted ...
parlour song

parlour song  

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A genre of song, popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, intended for amateur, domestic performance.
Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus

Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus  

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(‘20 Looks at the Child Jesus’). Work (1944) by Messiaen for piano; each of its 20 movements has a title, for example ‘Regard du Père’, ‘Regard des anges’.
Charles-Auguste de Bériot

Charles-Auguste de Bériot  

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(b Leuven, 20 Feb. 1802; d Brussels, 8 April 1870).Belgian violinist and composer. A pupil of Pierre Baillot, he toured Europe from 1829, at first with the singer Maria ...
Sunil Koṭhāri

Sunil Koṭhāri  

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(b. Mumbai, 20 Dec. 1933) Well-known critic and author of books on dance and related topics.Born in a Gujarati family in Mumbai; currently based in Kolkata. He received the ...
Guillaume Lekeu

Guillaume Lekeu  

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(b nr Verviers, 20 Jan. 1870; d Angers, 21 Jan. 1894).Belgian composer. He moved to Paris in 1888, and studied composition privately with Franck, and after Franck's death with ...
Nānā-sāheb Chāphekhar

Nānā-sāheb Chāphekhar  

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(b. ?, 20 Jan. 1896; d. Pune, Maharashtra, 15 Jan 1969) Singer-actor of the Marathi stage.A pupil of Ramkrishna-bua Vaze, he essayed both male and female roles, in his ...
Loknāth Pāl

Loknāth Pāl  

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(b. Puri, Orissa, 20 March, 1923) Noted vocalist.His initial lessons came from his father Sadashiv Pal, who was a known singer. Later, he learnt music from Singhari Shyam Sunder ...
Ivan Ivanovich Sollertinsky

Ivan Ivanovich Sollertinsky  

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(b Vitebsk, 20 Nov./3 Dec. 1902; d Novosibirsk, 11 Feb. 1944).Russian musicologist and critic. He was a member of Mikhail Bakhtin's philosophical circle in Vitebsk and Nevel before moving ...
Johann Peter Salomon

Johann Peter Salomon  

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(b Bonn, bapt. 20 Feb. 1745; d London, 28 Nov. 1815).German violinist, impresario, and composer. In 1758 he became a court musician in Bonn, and several years later he ...
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (Johnny Cash album)

20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (Johnny Cash album)  

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Although the 80s are regarded by some as a valley in the long career of Johnny Cash, the country legend’s tenure at Mercury Records during that time produced some fine ...
Karl Friedrich Abel

Karl Friedrich Abel  

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(b Cöthen, 1723; d London, 1787).Ger. composer and player of viola da gamba. Pupil of J. S. Bach at Leipzig; orch. player under Hasse at Dresden 1748–58. Settled in London 1759, becoming chamber ...
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (Gregory Isaacs album)

20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (Gregory Isaacs album)  

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This is a leisurely stroll through eleven of Gregory Isaacs’ impeccably smooth lover’s rock rhythms, culling tracks from 1979’s Soon Forward, 1982’s Night Nurse, and 1983’s Out Deh albums, in ...
Fortspinnung

Fortspinnung  

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(Ger.). The development, or ‘spinning out’, of a short melodic motif to form a complete phrase, often using sequences.

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