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Arthur Honegger

Brian Hart.

in Music

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 20857 words.

Arthur Honegger (b. 1892–d. 1955) became one of the most famous composers in France in the decades following World War I. Of Swiss ethnicity—his parents were from Zürich—he was born in Le...

Baroque Music

Tim Carter.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7476 words.

“Baroque” is a style-period in music conventionally identified as the 17th century and the first half of the 18th, i.e., from Claudio Monteverdi (b. 1567–d. 1643) to J. S. Bach (b. 1685–d....

The Beatles

Ian Inglis.

in Music

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 11146 words.

The Beatles (John Lennon, 1940–1980, rhythm guitar and vocals; Paul McCartney, 1942–, bass guitar and vocals; George Harrison, 1943–2001, lead guitar and vocals; Ringo Starr, 1940–, drums)...

Becoming Creative

Juniper Hill.

November 2018; p ublished online April 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis. 280 pages.

How are an individual’s ability and motivation to be creative shaped by the world around her? Why does creativity seem to flourish in some environments, while in others it is stifled? Many...

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Benjamin Britten

Heather Wiebe.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 8200 words.

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) was a British composer, performer, and conductor. To some extent, he resisted the avant-garde musical trends of his time in favor of a more accessible language...

Brass Instruments

Trevor Herbert.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 10587 words.

The general heading “brass instruments” is better, if less elegantly, described by the common organological definition “lip-vibrated” wind instruments or aerophones (in brass instruments,...

Brazil

Suzel Ana Reily.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 12058 words.

Brazil is commonly represented as a land of music. Indeed, the soundscapes of this vast country are rich and enticing, highlighting, among other things, the diversity in the nation’s...

Buddhist Music

Gavin Douglas.

in Music

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 9824 words.

Buddhist music constitutes a huge array of traditions, styles, and philosophical approaches to sound. Buddhism is not one single religious tradition, but rather a loose array of countless...

Buddhist Music

Gavin Douglas.

in Music

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 9824 words.

Buddhist music constitutes a huge array of traditions, styles, and philosophical approaches to sound. Buddhism is not one single religious tradition, but rather a loose array of countless...

Camille Saint-Saëns

Jann Pasler and Sabina Teller Ratner.

in Music

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 12662 words.

Saint-Saëns played an important role in French musical culture, politics, and society. In many ways, his life story is unique: as a child prodigy raised by his mother and aunt, as both...