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Brewer's: Acis

A′cis The son of Faunus, in love with Galatea. Polyphemos, his rival, crushed him under a huge rock. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AcmeAchor A B C D…

Brewer's: Galate'a

A sea-nymph, beloved by Polypheme, but herself in love with Acis. Acis was crushed under a huge rock by the jealous giant, and Galatea threw herself into the sea, where she joined her siste…

1978 Gramophone Awards

ChamberBartók, Sonata for 2 Pianos; Debussy, En Blanc; Mozart, Andante With 5 Variations for Piano, Martha Argerich, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Willy Goudswaard and Michael de Roo (Philip…

2000 Gramophone Awards

The 2000 Gramophone Awards were published in the December 2000 issue of the magazine.Orchestral (Record of the Year)Mahler, Symphony No 10 in F sharp, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon …

Brewer's: Poke

A bag, pouch, or sack. Poke A lazy person, a loafer, a dawdler. Poke To thrust or push against; to thrust or butt with the horns. Also to busy oneself without any definite object. &#8…