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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Eighteen‐Twelve (1812)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 56 words.

Concert‐ov., Op.49, by Tchaikovsky, comp. 1880, commemorating Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporating La Marseillaise and

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War of 1812, the

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 929 words.

During the era of war between Great Britain and the United States, 1812–15, music played an important expressive role.

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War of 1812, the

David Hildebrand.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 932 words.

During the era of war between Great Britain and the United States, 1812–15, music played an important expressive role. Largely through parodies of preexisting songs, the stories of...

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1812

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 80 words.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in ...

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Loewe, Sophie (24 May 1812)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 177 words.

(b Oldenburg, 24 May 1812; d Budapest, 29 Nov 1866).

German soprano. She studied

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Vasoli, Pietro (1812–14)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 74 words.

(fl Milan, 1812–14).

Italian bass. He took part in three premières of Gioachino Rossini operas at La

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Knight, Joseph Philip (1812–1887), songwriter

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 323 words.

Knight, Joseph Philip (1812–1887), songwriter, was born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, on 26 July 1812, the youngest son of Francis Knight DD, vicar of Bradford-on-Avon. At the age of...

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Wallace, William Vincent (1812–1865), composer

Clive Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 1811 words.

Wallace, William Vincent (1812–1865), composer, was born at Waterford, Ireland, on 11 March 1812, the first of the three children of Sergeant William Wallace, a Scot, who was bandmaster of...

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Kirkman, Jacob (d. 1812?), composer

R. H. Legge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 172 words.

Kirkman, Jacob (d. 1812?), composer, was a nephew of the Jacob Kirkman who had a harpsichord-making business in Broad Street, Golden Square, London, about 1770. The family was of Alsatian...

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Harrison, Samuel (1760–1812), singer

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice. 572 words.

Harrison, Samuel (1760–1812), singer, was born on 8 September 1760 at Belper, near Duffield, Derbyshire. His first teacher was one Burton, a bass singer in the Drury Lane oratorio...

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Tacchinardi-Persiani, Fanny (4 Oct 1812)

Francesco Bussi.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 436 words.

(b Rome, 4 Oct 1812; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 3 May 1867).

Italian soprano, daughter of

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Russell, Henry (1812?–1900), song writer and entertainer

Andrew Lamb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Composition. 933 words.

Russell, Henry (1812?–1900), song writer and entertainer, was probably born on 24 December 1812 (Jewish Chronicle), though his age in the 1891 census was given as seventy-six. He was born...

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Parson [née Rooker], Elizabeth (1812–1873), hymn writer

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Composition. 197 words.

Parson [née Rooker], Elizabeth (1812–1873), hymn writer, daughter of William Rooker (1772–1852), Congregational minister of Tavistock, Devon, and his wife, Elizabeth Angas of Bridport, was...

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Broadwood, John (1732–1812), harpsichord and piano manufacturer

Charles Mould.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms. 2050 words.

Broadwood, John (1732–1812), harpsichord and piano manufacturer, was born on 6 October 1732 at Oldhamstocks, near Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland, the eldest son of James Broadwood...

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Jullien [Julien], Louis (1812–1860), conductor and composer

John Rosselli.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 1103 words.

Jullien [Julien], Louis (1812–1860), conductor and composer, was born at Sisteron, France, on 23 April 1812, the son of a military bandsman. Although he later publicized a fanciful account...

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Gillwell, Paris, Oxford, London, ca. 1800–1812

Warwick Lister.

in Amico

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 22339 words.

This chapter describes Viotti's life of music making at the private concerts of Margaret Chinnery at Gillwell, and as a guest in other homes, and his participation in the education of the...

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Dussek, Jan Ladislav (1760–1812), pianist and composer

Nicholas Salwey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Keyboard. 954 words.

Dussek, Jan Ladislav (1760–1812), pianist and composer, was born on 12 February 1760 at Čáslav, Bohemia, the son of Jan Dussek (1738–1818) and his wife, Veronika Štěbetová. His parents were...

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Hullah, John Pyke (1812–1884), music teacher and composer

J. A. F. Maitland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Composition. 1568 words.

Hullah, John Pyke (1812–1884), music teacher and composer, was born in Worcester on 27 June 1812. His father, apparently descended from a Huguenot family, was a native of Yorkshire, but...

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Moody [formerly Cochran], John (1726/7–1812), actor and singer

Roberta Mock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Voice. 1723 words.

Moody [formerly Cochran], John (1726/7–1812), actor and singer, was born in Cork, the eldest son of a hairdresser named Cochran. He later hid his Irish origins in order to be accepted as an...

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