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ABBADO, Claudio (1933 - 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music; Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre. 160 words.

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ADÈS, Thomas Joseph Edmund (<i>born</i> 1971), composer, pianist and conductor

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Applied Music; Performing Arts. 264 words.

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African Christianity

Thomas Spear.

in African Studies

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 20420 words.

Christianity in Africa goes back to the earliest days of the church, when it spread along the Mediterranean and Red Sea coastlands of north and northeast Africa and their hinterlands....

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African Oral and Written Traditions

Harold Scheub.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 7066 words.

It is the task of the storyteller, in both the oral and written traditions of Africa, to forge the fantasy images of the past into masks of the realistic images of the present, enabling the...

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African Studies

Edited by Thomas Spear.

P ublished online October 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

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African Traditional Religion

Wyatt MacGaffey.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 9491 words.

The term “African Traditional Religion” is used in two complementary senses. Loosely, it encompasses all African beliefs and practices that are considered religious but neither Christian...

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Aid and Economic Development

Alice N. Sindzingre.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 14024 words.

The analysis of the relationships between foreign aid—also called “official development assistance” (ODA)—and economic development is a core issue in the disciplines of development...

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Aid and Economic Development

Alice N. Sindzingre.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 14024 words.

The analysis of the relationships between foreign aid—also called “official development assistance” (ODA)—and economic development is a core issue in the disciplines of development...

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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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ALAIN, Marie-Claire Geneviève (1926 - 2013), organist; Lecturer, Conservatoire National de Région Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, 1978–98

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 175 words.

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