Bebop



bop1 .
Contemporary Examples

Jazz was outsider music that moved mainstream, and then with bebop moved back on the edges.
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Then he called out “Cherokee,” the name of one of the most famous, and fastest, tunes in the bebop repertoire.
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The bebop legend drove jazz into territories that continue to awe listeners with ears fast enough to keep up.
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noun
the full name for bop1 (sense 1)
n.

1944, from bebop, rebop, bop, nonsense words in jazz lyrics, attested from at least 1928. The style is associated with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

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bop
language
A language combining sequential and parallel logic programming, object-oriented and meta-level programming. Both don’t know nondeterminism and stream AND-parallelism. Prolog theories are first order entities and may be updated or passed in messages. BeBOP is implemented by translation to NU-Prolog and PNU-Prolog.
(ftp://munnari.oz.au/pub/bebop.tar.Z).
E-mail: Andrew Davidson .
(1996-10-27)

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