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Abreu, Antonio

Ronald C. Purcell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Contemporary Music. 229 words.

[el Portugués]

(b c1750; fl Salamanca; d c1820). Portuguese guitarist (or of Portuguese descent). He provided the rules and music to his guitar method, null...

Astor

Niall O’Loughlin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Contemporary Music. 532 words.

English and American firm of instrument makers, publishers and dealers. The two founders were the sons of Jacob Astor, a merchant of Mannheim. George [Georg] (Peter) Astor (b Waldorf...

Ballesteros family

Guy Bourligueux.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 213 words.

Spanish family of organ builders. José Ballesteros y Latuente (bc1710; d ?Valladolid, after 1763) established himself at Valladolid and restored the organs at Mucientes (1730),...

Brown University

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Contemporary Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 22 words.

Cimador [Cimadoro], Giambattista

Rodney Slatford and Marita P. McClymonds.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Contemporary Music. 618 words.

[Giovanni Battista; J.B.

(b Venice, 1761; d Bath, Feb 27, 1805). Italian composer, singer, violinist and music publisher. Born of a noble family, he studied the violin, cello...

Harvard University

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Contemporary Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 27 words.

Hybrid

Laurence Libin.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music; Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500); High Renaissance Music (1500-1600); Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 697 words.

[duplex]

Instrument that combines in one unit essential features of two or more different instruments. Produced since the Renaissance if not earlier, hybrids can offer unusual...

Morley, Robert, & Co

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 412 words.

English keyboard instrument manufacturer and dealer, located in Lewisham, London. In 1796 James Morley started a music lending library in Greenwich. His sons made and sold pianos and...

Pfretzschner

Enrico Weller.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 470 words.

German family of violin, bow, and string makers and instrument dealers, active in Markneukirchen (birth and death dates here refer to Markneukirchen). Among the best-known violin...

Puccini, Domenico

Gabriella Biagi Ravenni.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Contemporary Music. 542 words.

(Vincenzo Maria)

Member of Puccini family

(b Lucca, April 5, 1772; d Lucca, May 25, 1815). Composer, son of (2) Antonio Puccini. He was first taught by his parents and...

Puccini family

Gabriella Biagi Ravenni and Michele Girardi.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 75 words.

Italian family of musicians.

Giacomo Puccini (b Celle dei Puccini, Lucca, bap. Jan 26, 1712; d Lucca, May 16, 1781)

Antonio Puccini (b Lucca, July...

Reichel

Enrico Weller.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 449 words.

German family of violin and wind instrument makers in Neukirchen (called Markneukirchen after 1858). The family is the largest and oldest such dynasty of the Saxon Vogtland. Up to 1862...

Schetelig, Julius

Laurence Libin.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 181 words.

German extended family of luthiers and wind instrument makers, active in Markneukirchen and elsewhere from the 18th century into the 20th. Notable among others were the violin makers...

Schweighofer

Howard Schott.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 517 words.

Austrian family of piano makers. The workshop was founded about 1792 by Michael Schweighofer (b Rincha, Bavaria, c1771; d Vienna, Austria, 29 May 1809), who became a citizen of...

Sonata form

James Webster.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 12738 words.

The most important principle of musical form, or formal type, from the Classical period well into the 20th century. This form is that of a single movement, not a ‘sonata’ as a whole; such a...

Voigt

Enrico Weller.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 434 words.

German family of musical instrument makers in Markneukirchen (to which the following refers, including birth and death data). Lutherie dominated the family’s craft in the 18th century,...