Bream

Bream
 
[bri:m], Julian, britischer Gitarrist und Lautenist, * London 15. 7. 1933; studierte in London und bei A. Segovia, widmet sich besonders der elisabethanischen Lautenmusik und dem Schaffen zeitgenössischer Komponisten, die er zur Komposition von Gitarrenmusik anregte (u. a. B. Britten und H. W. Henze). 1960 gründete er das Julian-Bream-Consort zur Pflege alter Musik.

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  • Bream — Bream, n. [OE. breme, brem, F. br[^e]me, OF. bresme, of German origin; cf. OHG. brahsema, brahsina, OLG. bressemo, G. brassen. Cf. {Brasse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l) A European fresh water cyprinoid fish of the genus {Abramis}, little valued… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bream — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Julian Bream (* 1933), britischer Gitarrist Sid Bream (* 1960), amerikanischer Baseballspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bream — Bream, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Breamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaming}.] [Cf. {Broom}, and G. ein schiff brennen.] (Naut.) To clean, as a ship s bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bream — (n.) freshwater fish, late 14c., from O.Fr. braisme bream, from Frankish *brahsima, from W.Gmc. *brahsm (Cf. O.H.G. brahsima), perhaps from P.Gmc. base *brehwan to shine, glitter, sparkle, from PIE *bherek (see BRAID (Cf. braid) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bream — bream1 [brēm] n. pl. bream or breams [ME breme < OFr bresme < Frank * brahsima: for IE base see BRAID] 1. a European freshwater cyprinoid fish (Abramis brama) 2. any of various porgy fishes (family Sparidae) ☆ 3. any of a number of… …   English World dictionary

  • bream — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a deep bodied greenish bronze freshwater fish. ORIGIN Old French bresme …   English terms dictionary

  • bream — bream1 /brim, breem/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) bream, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) breams. 1. any of various freshwater fishes of the genus Abramis, as A. brama, of Europe, with a compressed, deep body and silvery scales. 2 …   Universalium

  • Bream — /breem/, n. Julian (Alexander), born 1933, English guitarist and lutanist. * * * European food and game fish (Abramis brama) of the carp family (Cyprinidae). Found in lakes and slow rivers, the bream lives in schools and eats worms, mollusks, and …   Universalium

  • bream — I. noun (plural bream or breams) Etymology: Middle English breme, from Anglo French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brahsima bream, Middle High German brehen to shine Date: 14th century 1. a bronze colored European freshwater… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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