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Beaujolais (France)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

An ancient province and famous wine-producing area, its name is derived from the small town of Beaujeu, literally ‘beautiful game’.

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Transformational Analysis and the Representation of Genius in Film Music

Frank Lehman.

in Music Theory Spectrum

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Neo-Riemannian theory offers an auspicious toolkit for analyzing film music—a repertoire in which dramatic exigency takes precedence over functional tonal logic. The ability of...

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The Teaching of Parry and Stanford

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 3212 words.

This chapter examines the teachings of Hubert Parry, as well as those of Charles Villiers Stanford. Parry's life of Richard Wagner, published in the early eighties in his Studies of Great...

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Pelé Meets John Von Neumann in the Penalty Area

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.

in Beautiful Game Theory

May 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Economic Thought. 8459 words.

The movie A Beautiful Mind (2001) portrays the life and work of John F. Nash Jr., who received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994. A class of his theories deals with how people should...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b London, 1948).

Eng. composer. With Tim Rice (b 1944) as librettist, comp. highly successful musicals, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968), Jesus Christ Superstar...

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This England: race, nation, patriotism

Patrick Collinson.

in This England

September 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 17957 words.

Shakespeare being Shakespeare, the ringing stanzas found in ‘This England’ still have the capacity to move, and they resonated with episodes in the history of the centuries to come, to the...

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Keepers of the Flame

Travis Vogan.

March 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Television. 256 pages.

NFL Films changed the way Americans view football. This book traces the subsidiary's development from a small independent film production company to the marketing machine that Sports...

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Eochaid Airem

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Ir., ploughman, tiller].

Also known as Eochaid Óg [young]. A legendary ard rí [high king] of Tara and lover of the beautiful and divine Étaín whose story is told in Tochmarc...

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Creation, Deliberation, and Molinism

Jonathan L Kvanvig.

in Destiny and Deliberation

October 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 19193 words.

In philosophical theology, Molinism is ‘the beautiful game’. It allows one to hold a libertarian account of human freedom while at the same time preserving a strong view of divine...

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Teaching Hearing the Voice

Richard Miller.

in On the Art of Singing

September 1996; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Music. 470 words.

This chapter considers how to teach someone to hear the voice as a singing technique. To teach someone to hear the singing voice and to discriminate among timbres and the physical and...

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Art mac Cuinn

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

More often known in English contexts as Art Son of Conn; also as Art Óenfher [Ir., the lone one, the lonely]. Irish hero, he was the son of Conn Cétchathach [Ir., of the Hundred Battles]...

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Next Time I'll Sing to You

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: James Saunders Pf: 1962, London Pb: 1963 G: Drama in 2...

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Rousseau, Philippe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 1251 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 22 February 1816, in Paris; died 5 December 1887, in Acquigny.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, animals,...

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Mines of Sulphur, The

Susan Bradshaw.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 397 words.

Opera in three acts by Richard Rodney Bennett to a libretto by Beverley Cross; London, Sadler’s Wells, 24 February 1965.

The action takes place in the mid-18th century in a...

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Mregho, the Sacrifice to God

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.


Mregho, a gentle, beautiful girl, was very popular, especially with men. Girls would go together to cut grass, but, because of their jealousy, they stopped taking...

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Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Jean-Claude Carrière Pf: 1985, Avignon Pb: 1985 Tr: 1987 null...

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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (born 1947), Basketball Player, Celebrity

Marty Dobrow.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1929 words.

basketball player, was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, the son of Ferdinand Lewis “Al” Alcindor, a police officer with the New York Transit Authority, and Cora Alcindor, a...

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Jordan, Michael Jeffrey (born 1963), Basketball Player, Celebrity

David F. Smydra.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1999 words.

basketball player, was born Michael Jeffrey Jordan in Brooklyn, New York, the fourth of five children of James Jordan and Deloris Peoples. The family soon relocated to Wilmington in the...

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Banks, Ernest (born 1931), Baseball Player

Richard Sobel.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1441 words.

Major League Baseball player and sports marketing executive, was born Ernest Banks in Dallas, Texas, to Eddie, a semiprofessional baseball player, WPA worker, and wholesale grocery...

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Valéry, Violetta

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Verdi: La traviata). Sop. A courtesan, the ‘fallen woman’ of the opera's title. At a large party in her house, Alfredo Germont, who has admired her for some time, declares his love, not...

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