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Aa, Michel van der (born 1970), composer

Jochem Valkenburg.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; published online September 2009.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 780 words.

(b Oss, 10 March 1970). Dutch composer. He trained first as a recording engineer at The Hague Royal Conservatory, taking additional lessons in classical guitar with Antonio Pereira Arias,...

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Aachen

Rudolf Pohl.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 945 words.

City in Germany. The cathedral and its music were the creation of Charlemagne (742–814), who made the town the northern capital of the Holy Roman Empire; the Holy Roman emperors were...

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Aagesen, Truid - composer, organist

John Bergsagel and Ole Kongsted.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 419 words.

(fl 1593–1625). Danish composer and organist. He was appointed organist of Vor Frue Kirke (now the cathedral), Copenhagen, on 23 June 1593 after having ‘pursued and learnt his art during a...

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Aaltonen, Juhani (born 1935), tenor, alto saxophonist, flutist

Pekka Gronow.

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 277 words.

(b Kouvola, Finland, 12 Dec 1935). Finnish tenor and alto saxophonist and flutist. He learned to play guitar and tenor saxophone during his years of schooling and army service, and spent...

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Aaron, Abe (1910 - 1970), reed player

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 133 words.

(b Toronto, 27 Jan 1910; d Canada, Nov 1970). American reed player. He played alto saxophone and in 1942 recorded with Jack Teagarden. After moving to Hollywood he performed and recorded...

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Aaron, Pietro (1480 - 1545), theorist, composer

Bonnie J. Blackburn.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 1378 words.

(b Florence, c1480; d after 1545). Italian theorist and composer. Nothing is known of Aaron's early training, his teacher, or his career before 1516. He claims to have had ‘the greatest...

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Aaron Scotus (died 1052), abbot, music theorist

Michel Huglo.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 332 words.

(b ?Scotland, late 10th century; d Cologne, 18 Nov 1052). ?Scottish Benedictine abbot and music theorist. The date of his death (the 14th day before the calends of December 1052) is known...

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Aarons, Al (born 1932), trumpeter, flugelhorn player

Thomas Owens.

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 491 words.

(b Pittsburgh, 23 March 1932). American trumpeter and flugelhorn player. He studied music in Pittsburgh (1947–50), Evanston, Illinois (with Renold Schilke of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...

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Abadie, Claude (born 1920), clarinetist, bandleader

Michel Laplace.

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 189 words.

(b Paris, 16 Jan 1920). French clarinetist and bandleader. In 1941 he put together a jazz band which by 1943 had been joined by Boris Vian and was considered the first revival band in...

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Abaris

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; published online January 2001.

Reference Entry. Subjects: music. 7 words.

Opera by J.-P. Rameau; see Boréades, les.

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