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Angi, Ştefan

Gabriel Banciu and Cristina Şuteu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Musical Aesthetics; Contemporary Music. 425 words.

[Angi István]

(b Ojdula, 16 Oct 1933) Romanian music aesthetician and musicologist. He is considered the founder of musical aesthetics in Romania. Ştefan Angi studied at...

Backus, John

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 255 words.

(Graham)

(b Portland, OR, April 29, 1911; d Los Angeles, Oct 28, 1988). American acoustician. After studying at Reed College, Portland (BA 1932), he undertook postgraduate study...

Banciu, Gabriel Marius

Cristina Şuteu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Musical Aesthetics; Contemporary Music. 393 words.

(b Sibiu, 4 Nov 1956) Romanian musicologist and music aesthetician. He studied at Cluj-Napoca Conservatory (1976–81) where he joined the academic staff (in 1996), earned a doctorate on...

Bek, Mikuláš

Petr Macek.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Contemporary Music. 464 words.

(b Šternberk, 22 April 1964). Czech musicologist. He studied musicology with Jiří Vysloužil, Jiří Fukač, and Miloš Štědroň at Brno University. Then he worked at the Faculty of Arts, Charles...

Benade, Arthur

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 323 words.

(Henry)

(b Chicago, Jan 2, 1925; d Cleveland, Aug 4, 1987). American acoustician. His parents being missionaries, he spent much of his childhood in Lahore. After returning to the...

Bouasse, Henri

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 276 words.

(Pierre Maxime)

(b Paris, Nov 16, 1866; d Toulouse, Nov 15, 1953). French physicist and acoustician. He studied physics at the Sorbonne (1883) and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure...

Bowsher, John

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 271 words.

(Michael)

(b London, August 26, 1933). English physicist and acoustician. He obtained a BSc in physics from Imperial College, London, later gaining the doctorate there with...

Coltman, John W.

Clive Greated.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 223 words.

(b Cleveland, July 19, 1915). American physicist and acoustician. After studying physics at the Case School of Applied Science (BS 1937) he obtained the PhD from the University of...

Coltman, John W.

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Music; Contemporary Music. 276 words.

(b Cleveland, OH, July 19, 1915; d Pittsburgh, PA, Feb 10, 2010). American scientist and acoustician. After studying physics at Case Institute of Technology (BS 1937), he carried out...

Cremer, Lothar

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 305 words.

(Winfried)

(b Munich, Aug 16, 1905; d Miesbach, Oct 16, 1990). German acoustician. He studied mechanical and electrical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin, gaining...

Fletcher, Harvey

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 281 words.

(b Provo, UT, Sept 11, 1884; d Provo, July 23, 1981). American acoustician. He studied at Brigham Young University in Provo (BS 1907), then at the University of Chicago, where he gained...

Fletcher, Neville

Murray Campbell and Clive Greated.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 268 words.

(Horner)

(b Armidale, NSW, July 14, 1930). Australian physicist and acoustician. He studied at Sydney University (BSc 1951) and Harvard (PhD 1956); after a period working in...

Harris, Cyril M(anton)

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

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

(b Detroit, MI, June 20, 1917; d New York, NY, Jan 4, 2011). American acoustician. At UCLA he studied mathematics and physics (BA 1938, MA 1940), then went to the Massachusetts...

Hexachord

Jehoash Hirshberg.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Contemporary Music. 1906 words.

(from Gk. hex: ‘six’chordē: ‘string’)

A term denoting a series of six notes ascending stepwise through two whole tones, a semitone and two further whole tones, used as a...

Hindemith, Paul

Giselher Schubert.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Contemporary Music. 15106 words.

(b Hanau, nr Frankfurt, Nov 16, 1895; d Frankfurt, Dec 28, 1963). German composer, theorist, teacher, viola player and conductor. The foremost German composer of his generation, he was...

Hutchins, Carleen

Clive Greated.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Music; Contemporary Music. 302 words.

(Maley)

(b Springfield, MA, May 24, 1911; d Wolfeboro, NH, Aug 7, 2009). American violin maker and acoustician. After studying biology at Cornell University (AB 1933) and taking...

Hutchins [Maley], Carleen

D. Quincy Whitney.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Music; Contemporary Music. 483 words.

(b Springfield, MA, May 24, 1911; d Wolfeboro, NH, Aug 7, 2009). American violinmaker, acoustician, and writer. A trumpeter and biology graduate of Cornell University (AB 1933) and New...

Jazz Manouche

Siv B. Lie and Benjamin Givan.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; History of Music Theory; Modal Music Theory; Jazz; Applied Ethnomusicology; Music; Contemporary Music. 656 words.

Jazz manouche, also known as ‘Gypsy jazz’, is a musical style based primarily on the 1930s recordings of French jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt (1910–53) with the Quintet of the Hot Club of...

Kill Rock Stars

Brooke Bryant.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Gender Theory in Music; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 208 words.

Record company. Based in Portland, Oregon, and Olympia, Washington, Kill Rock Stars (KRS) was started by Slim Moon in 1991. Moon ran the label until 2006, when his wife, Portia Sabin,...

Lottermoser, Werner

Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 344 words.

(b Dresden, June 18, 1909; d Bad Reichenhall, June 13, 1997). German acoustician. After attending the Technische Hochschule in Dresden (1928–9), he studied at the universities of Kiel,...