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“… a door left open, a woman walking by …”

Jon Burlingame.

in The Music of James Bond

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 3526 words.

Craig again played 007 in this sequel to Casino Royale as Bond travels the world searching for those responsible for his lover's murder. British soul singer Amy Winehouse was initially...

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Aachen (opera)

Gábor Halász.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 302 words.

(Fr. Aix-la-Chapelle)

City in western Germany. In the 1780s and early 90s Johann Böhm’s company performed annually in the Komödienhaus (completed 1751), where their...

Aaltonen, Juhani

Pekka Gronow.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 284 words.

[Junnu]

(bKouvola, Finland, Dec 12, 1935). Finnishtenor and alto saxophonist and flutist. He learned to play guitar and tenor saxophone during his years of schooling and army...

Aaron

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 645 words.

(Moses und Aron—Schoenberg) by Philip Langridge

I have to confess that the first time I looked at the part of Aaron with a view to singing it, I thought it much too difficult to...

Aaron

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 216 words.

1 (Aron) (Schoenberg: Moses und Aron). Ten. Brother of Moses, who asks him to use his powers of oratory to convince the Israelites to follow Moses out of bondage. Aaron is...

Aaron, Abe

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 120 words.

[Alvin]

(bToronto, Jan 27, 1910; dCanada, Nov 1970). Americanreed player. He played alto saxophone and in 1942 recorded with Jack Teagarden. After moving to Hollywood he performed...

Aarons, Al(bert N.)

Thomas Owens.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 508 words.

(bPittsburgh, March 23, 1932). Americantrumpeter and flugelhorn player. He studied music in Pittsburgh (1947–50), Evanston, Illinois (with Renold Schilke of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...

Abadie, Claude

Michel Laplace.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 185 words.

(b Paris, Jan 16, 1920). French clarinetist and bandleader. In 1941 he put together a jazz band which by 1943 had been joined by Boris Vian and was considered the first revival band...

Abaris

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 7 words.

Abaris

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 50 words.

(Rameau: Les Boréades). Ten. Son of Apollo. Brought up by the High Priest Adamas, his identity has remained a secret. In love with Queen Alphise, he is only able to marry her when his royal...