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Bononcini(i), Giovanni Maria

Lawrence E. Bennett.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Baroque Music. 1603 words.

Member of Bononcini family

(b Montecorone, nr Modena, bap. Sept 23, 1642; d Nov 18, 1678). Composer and theorist. He probably left his provincial home while still a boy to study...

Hooke, Robert

Clive Greated.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Baroque Music. 277 words.

(b Freshwater, Isle of Wight, July 18, 1635; d London, March 3, 1702). English physicist. He was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he encountered...

Mozart, (Johann Georg) Leopold

Cliff Eisen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 6387 words.

Member of Mozart family

(b Augsburg, Nov 14, 1719; d Salzburg, May 28, 1787). Composer, violinist and theorist.

He was the son of an Augsburg bookbinder, Johann Georg...

Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Graham Sadler and Thomas Christensen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Baroque Music. 25205 words.

(b Dijon, bap. Sept 25, 1683; d Paris, Sept 12, 1764). French composer and theorist. He was one of the greatest figures in French musical history, a theorist of European stature and...

A re

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Music Theory; Medieval Music (800-1400); Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600); Baroque Music. 7 words.

Sauveur, Joseph

C. Truesdell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Baroque Music. 259 words.

(b La Flèche, March 24, 1653; d Paris, July 9, 1716). French acoustician. In 1670 he went to Paris, where he attended the lectures of the Cartesian physicist Rohault; his works do not...

Smith, Robert

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Baroque Music. 220 words.

(b Gainsborough, 1689; d Cambridge, 1768). English mathematician. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1708, and became a senior Fellow in 1739 and Master in 1742; he was also a Fellow...