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Aaron

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In Hebrew tradition Moses's brother. He was assigned to Moses as his assistant (Exod. 4: 14), and later he and his descendants were appointed priests (Exod. 28 f.). In Christian theology he...

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CORP, Ronald Geoffrey (<i>born</i> 1951), freelance conductor and composer

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; History; Social and Cultural History; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Applied Music; Media Studies; Radio. 314 words.

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GANT, Andrew John (<i>born</i> 1963), composer; Organist, Choirmaster and Composer, Chapels Royal, 2000–13

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Performing Arts. 151 words.

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LUFF, Alan Harold Frank (<i>born</i> 1928), Canon Residentiary of Birmingham Cathedral, 1992–96, Canon Emeritus, 1996

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 240 words.

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McCREA, Dr (Robert Thomas) William (<i>born</i> 1948), Minister, Magherafelt Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster, since 1969

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Political History; Politics; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 164 words.

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PAINTER, David Scott (<i>born</i> 1944), Archdeacon of Oakham, 2000–11, now Archdeacon Emeritus; Canon Residentiary of Peterborough Cathedral, 2000–11

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 120 words.

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Polyphemus

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Opera.

(Handel: Acis and Galatea). Bass. Giant in love with Galatea. Kills Acis. Aria: O ruddier than the cherry. Creator (1718) not traced.

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Semele

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Opera.

In Greek mythology, the mother, by Zeus, of Dionysus. The fire of Zeus's thunderbolts killed her but made her child immortal.

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Valkyries

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In Scandinavian mythology, each of Odin's twelve handmaids who conducted the slain warriors of their choice from the battlefield to Valhalla. The name comes from Old Norse Valkyrja,...

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