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  • It's confusing that footage appropriated for their video for recent single "Round the Moon" actually comes from a soft-toned Swedish film from 1970 (A Swedish Love Story).

    Witch house and the musicians taking us back to the future

  • While Ms. Rosnes is always a celebration all by herself, this quartet with bassist Peter Washington , drummer Lewis Nash and the soft-toned saxophonist Rich Perry is laying down some of the most exquisitely mellow, late-night jazz I've heard in many a moon.

    Ringing in the American Revolution

  • Warne Marsh, the tenor saxist partnering him on these classic sessions from the late 1940s and mid-50s, died in 1987 – an improv purist largely neglected back then as an oblique and soft-toned performer unfashionably at odds with the fiercer free-jazz and fusion sax sounds dominating the jazz world.

    Lee Konitz/Warne Marsh: Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh

  • Thereafter, the concert proceeded in this manner, with the Gypsy musicians supplying their soft-toned authentic melodic textures as a cultural counterpoint to Brahms's familiar refinements in the selected Hungarian Dances.

    Gypsies Play What They Inspired

  • Vahid Salemi/Associated Press Mr. Ahmadinejad's inauguration speech appealed for national unity and denounced foreign interference, but was unusually soft-toned for the normally bellicose Iranian leader.

    Ahmadinejad's Inauguration Day

  • And this Mrs. William Wylder just announced by soft-toned

    Wylder's Hand

  • On the conference-room wall hangs a soft-toned watercolor of the new Miami arena.

    Rudy Wants a Stadium Built on West Side--And So Do the Jets

  • She loved that sanctum -- the big oak table strewn with books and magazines, the soft-toned oriental rugs, and the shimmering green curtains between which one could catch enchanting glimpses of Paradise River and the sunsets.

    Betty Wales Senior

  • The post commander and Faye came over from the office one morning and said it was their wish that I should take entire charge of the music for services in church, that I could have an orchestra of soft-toned instruments, and enlisted men to sing, but that all was to be under my guidance.

    Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888

  • If you are young in years, immature in taste, and limited as to bank account, you will doubtless go in for a frankly modern room, with cheerful painted furniture, gay or soft-toned chintzes, and inexpensive smart floor coverings.

    The Art of Interior Decoration

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