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1879–1881

Roland John Wiley.

in Tchaikovsky

July 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 5304 words.

Circumstances in 1879–1881 produced a malaise that brought Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1881 to the nadir of his life. That year, The Maid of Orleans kept him in St. Petersburg, but the...

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1882–1884

Roland John Wiley.

in Tchaikovsky

July 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 5179 words.

No artist is guaranteed a faithful muse, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's, in these years, continued along the fretful course begun in 1878. He was ever less in control of his finances;...

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1885–1888

Roland John Wiley.

in Tchaikovsky

July 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 12134 words.

Two months into 1885, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was leading a new life. The most potent change was putting down roots. This was important for the benefits of domesticity and relief from...

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1889–1893

Roland John Wiley.

in Tchaikovsky

July 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 19640 words.

In the last five years of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's life, celebrity obscured his real preoccupations, the most important of which was his muse, the ability to compose. His accomplishment...

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1892–1918

Paul Sparks.

in The Classical Mandolin

October 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 30126 words.

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1892 to 1918. It explains that this period represents the development of the virtuoso era...

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1900–1945

Joy H. Calico.

in The Oxford Handbook of Opera

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History. 7983 words.

This chapter considers three trends evident in recent research on opera in the period 1900–1945. Scholars tend to situate the genre, as well as individual works and composers, in relation...

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1918–1945

Paul Sparks.

in The Classical Mandolin

October 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 10217 words.

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1918 to 1945. It traces the emergence of the new style of playing the mandolin in Germany...

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1948

Simon Morrison.

in The People's Artist

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 18233 words.

Most of this chapter concerns the anti-formalist campaign of 1948, the corruption within Soviet musical circles that precipitated the campaign, and the official denunciation of Prokofiev,...

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1994

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This US melodic rock quartet was formed in 1977 by ex-L.A. Jets duo Karen Lawrence (vocals) and John Desautels (drums). With the addition of Steve Schiff (guitar) and Bill Rhodes ...

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1994

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 185 words.

This US melodic rock quartet was formed in 1977 by ex-L.A. Jets duo Karen Lawrence (vocals) and John Desautels (drums).

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