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Ballet du XXème Siècle

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 6 words.

Connolly, Bobby

Mary Jo Lodge.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 243 words.

(b New York, NY, July 4, 1887; d Encino, CA Feb 29, 1944). American choreographer, director, and producer. He was a choreographer and dance director of Broadway musicals in the 1920s...

Daniele, Graciela

Mary Jo Lodge.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 309 words.

(b Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dec 8, 1939). American director, choreographer, and performer. Trained in classical ballet at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Daniele became a...

Denishawn

Norton Owen.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 52 words.

Influential modern dance company founded by Ted Shawn and ruth st. Denis in 1915. Its venues included major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, and the...

Flaherty, Stephen

Lara E. Housez.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 378 words.

(b Pittsburgh, PA, Sept 18, 1960). American composer, dance arranger, and vocal arranger. He completed the B.Mus. at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and...

Gamelan Sekar Jaya

Amy Kazuye Kimura.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 228 words.

Balinese dance and music group founded in 1979 in the San Francisco Bay Area by Michael Tenzer, Rachel Cooper, and I Wayan Suweca. It has since grown into an internationally recognized...

Giurchescu, Anca

Speranța Rădulescu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Ethnomusicology; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music; Contemporary Music. 359 words.

(b Romania, 1930; d Copenhagen, 4 April 2015). Romanian-Danish ethnochoreologist. She worked as a researcher at the Institute of Ethnography and Folklore in Bucharest from 1953 to 1979. She...

Halau o Kekuhi

Paula J. Bishop.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 267 words.

Hawaiian hula school in Hilo, Hawaii. Founded in 1953 by Edith Kanaka’ole, the school has been instrumental in the preservation and dissemination of hula and chant practices associated...

Kanahele, Pualani Kanaka‘ole and Nalani Kanaka‘ole

Paula J. Bishop.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 319 words.

Sisters Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele (b Keaukaha, HI, 14 Sept 1937), writer, teacher, and producer, and Nalani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele (b Hawaii, 19 March 1946), choreographer and teacher,...

Kaufman, Sarah

Rebecca Schwartz-Bishir.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 187 words.

(b Austin, TX, May 16, 1963). American dance critic. She studied ballet while growing up before earning a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland and a master’s...

Keller, Kate [Kitty] Van Winkle

John Koegel.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 911 words.

(b Providence, RI, April 28, 1937). Scholar of American dance and dance music. After studies at the Hartford Conservatory of Music, she was awarded the BA in music from Vassar College...

Konpa

Rebecca Dirksen.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Dance and Music; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 298 words.

A popular dance music genre that rose to prominence in Haiti during the mid-1950s and which remains at the forefront of the Haitian music scene, both in Haiti and in the Haitian...

Layton, Joe

Paul R. Laird.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Music Theatre; Contemporary Music. 343 words.

[Lichtman, Joseph ]

(b Brooklyn, NY, May 3, 1931; d Key West, FL, May 5, 1994). American dancer, choreographer, and director. Layton joined the dancing chorus of Oklahoma! in...

McIntosh County Shouters

Cedric Dent.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 281 words.

Ring shout performers. The group formed in the Bolden community of McIntosh County on the coast of Georgia to promote the survival of the Ring shout —the oldest African American...

Oman, Julia Trevelyan

David J. Hough.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Music Theatre; Opera; Contemporary Music. 207 words.

(b London, July 11, 1930; d Herefordshire, October 10, 2003). British designer . After studying with distinction at the Royal College of Art with Hugh Casson, she joined the BBC in...

Park, Sue-Yeon

Megan E. Hill.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 304 words.

(b Ganghwa Island, South Korea, 1954). South Korean dancer, naturalized American. She was exposed to traditional Korean dance from a young age through the shamanistic Buddhist rituals...

Polynesian entertainment

Christopher Balme.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Dance and Music; Musical Form; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 451 words.

The dances and music of the Polynesian peoples have had varying impact on the United States over the last one and half centuries. Of greatest importance are Hawaiian music and dance,...

Stravinsky, Igor

Stephen Walsh.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 35374 words.

(Fyodorovich)

(b Oranienbaum [now Lomonosov], nr St Petersburg, 5/June 17, 1882; d New York, April 6, 1971). Russian composer, later of French (1934) and American (1945)...

Vítková, Lucie

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Art Music; Dance and Music; Music; Contemporary Music. 313 words.

(b Boskovice, 19 Jan 1984).Czech composer and performer (voice, accordion, and tap dance). She studied the accordion (2004–10) and composition (2007–8) at the Brno Conservatory, and...