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A.H. Fox-Strangways

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b Norwich, 1859; d Dinton, Salisbury, 1948).

Eng. critic and author. Mus. master Wellington Coll., 1893–1901. Mus. critic, Times 1911–25, Observer 1925–39. Founder and first ed....

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Interlude

Veit Erlmann.

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination

July 1999; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 933 words.

This chapter bridges between the two parts of the book by bringing the story of the African Choir into the 20th century, as some of its members became prominent community leaders: Saul...

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Dream Journeys

Veit Erlmann.

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination

July 1999; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 9835 words.

This chapter discusses the making of Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala — founder and lead singer of Ladysmith Black Mambazo — in two works: a biography authored by two black South African...

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The Conservatory in Russian Society

Lynn M. Sargeant.

in Harmony and Discord

December 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 15060 words.

This chapter explores the foundation and development of the Russian Musical society's flagship institutions, the St. Petersburg and Moscow conservatories. Like similar institutions...

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Postlude

Patricia Tang.

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa

November 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 635 words.

This chapter is dedicated to Mamadou Konté (1945–2007), a laborer-turned-businessman who became one of the most important and influential people in the African music industry. Konté is an...

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A Showcase for Pan

Shannon Dudley.

in Music from behind the Bridge

December 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 5883 words.

The steelband has spent most of its adult life obsessed with the Panorama competition. Beginning as it did, in conjunction with Trinidad and Tobago’s independence, the Panorama competition...

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The Hungarian Dance House Movement and Revival of Transylvanian String Band Music

Colin Quigley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Revival

July 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Ethnomusicology. 10350 words.

This article has been commissioned as part of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Music Revival edited by Caroline Bithell and Juniper Hill. This chapter discusses the history of the...

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Introduction to Music in Demonstrations

Noriko Manabe.

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

January 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; Ethnomusicology. 1427 words.

This chapter addresses music in demonstrations from two primary considerations: drivers of change in protest tactics and the impact of the urban landscape on the protesters’ performance and...

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Jean-Baptiste Lully

Bruce Gustafson.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 9328 words.

Jean-Baptiste Lully (b. 1632–d. 1687) is justifiably considered the founder of French opera, creating a style of musical declamation that suited the French language (in spite of the fact...

Jean-Baptiste Lully

Bruce Gustafson.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 9328 words.

Jean-Baptiste Lully (b. 1632–d. 1687) is justifiably considered the founder of French opera, creating a style of musical declamation that suited the French language (in spite of the fact...

Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi.

in Music

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 13229 words.

Hildegard of Bingen (b. 1098–d. 1179), Benedictine nun and founder of two religious communities, is highly unusual in being not merely a woman composer in the Middle Ages, but a named...