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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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Page, John

Watkins Shaw.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 227 words.

(b c 1760; d London, Aug 16, 1812). English cathedral musician and editor . He became a lay clerk of St George's Chapel, Windsor, in December 1790, but resigned in...

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Ekengren, Jonas

Gösta Morin.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 222 words.

(b 1736; d 1793). Swedish organ builder. By profession a chair maker based in Stockholm and apparently self-taught in organ building, he became the most successful organ builder in...

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Bennett, Sir William Sterndale

Rosemary Williamson and Nicholas Temperley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music; Romantic Music. 6323 words.

(b Sheffield, April 13, 1816; d London, Feb 1, 1875). English composer. He ranks as the most distinguished English composer of the Romantic school.

Nicholas Temperley

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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...

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