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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Bayes (1880)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 284 words.

Her birth name is variously given as Dora, Leonora, and Eleanor. Little is known of Bayes's early years before she

From the Serenade (1932) to The Chesapeake Bay Retriever (1936)

Howard Pollack.

in Marc Blitzstein

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Popular Music. 9554 words.

This chapter discusses Blitzstein’s work from these pivotal years, including his string quartet, Serenade, premiered at Yaddo; his choral-opera inspired by Sacco and Vanzetti, The Condemnednull...

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Bay Psalm Book

Edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett.

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 36 words.

The name by which the first American metrical psalter, The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre (Cambridge,

Sager, Carole Bayer (8 March 1947)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 201 words.

She grew up in New York, writing several popular songs before the age of 20, including “A Groovy Kind of

Oakland

Edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett.

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 11 words.

City in California, part of the San francisco Bay area.

Berkeley

Edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett.

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 41 words.

City in California, part of the San Francisco Bay area. The University of California established a campus at Berkeley in

Honolulu

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 481 words.

Capital city of Hawaii (pop. 377, 256; 2010 US Census). Literally meaning “sheltered bay,” Honolulu is the state's most populous

Gamelan Sekar Jaya

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 235 words.

Balinese dance and music group founded in 1979 in the San Francisco Bay Area by Michael Tenzer, Rachel Cooper, and

Powers, Ann (4 Feb 1964)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 275 words.

After contributing to alternative publications in the Seattle and San Francisco Bay areas for a decade, she became a pop

Mathis, Johnny (30 Sept 1935)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 244 words.

Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mathis began formal voice lessons at age 13, although he also excelled in

Tjader, Cal[len Radcliffe], [Jr.] (16 July 1925)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 254 words.

Based in San Francisco's Bay Area throughout his career, he began as a jazz player, playing the drums with the

Chan, Jeff(rey) (23 Nov 1970)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 262 words.

He began working in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1990s and has become a leading figure in the

Nicks, Stevie [Stephanie] (Lynn) (26 May 1948)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 297 words.

Nicks began her career with the San Francisco Bay Area band Fritz in the late 1960s. Her early influences were

Attacking the American Market

Joel Sachs.

in Henry Cowell

June 2012; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 6108 words.

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's performances in the United States following his European tour that concluded on February 4, 1924. Henry's official New York debut was marked by a...

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Welcoming the World

Leta E. Miller.

in Music and Politics in San Francisco

October 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8176 words.

In the first half of the twentieth century, San Francisco hosted two major world fairs: in 1915 and in 1939–40. A comparison of musical programming for these two enormous undertakings...

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“The Yanks Are Coming”

Glenn Watkins.

in Proof through the Night

December 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8760 words.

American entertainers and politicians alike maintained an uneasy neutrality following the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914. In April 1915, the Cunard liner Lusitania sailed from New...

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Innovation, Participation, and “A Horrible Musical Stew”

Peter Gough and Peggy Seeger.

in Sounds of the New Deal

February 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 10087 words.

This chapter explores California's Federal Music Project (FMP), which produced the largest, most comprehensive and eclectic of the Music Projects in the western region. More than in any...

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The Close of the Naval Years (1925–1931)

Mark Clague.

in The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.

April 2008; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 15736 words.

The chapter reviews a few remarkable moments in the islands' history to offer views on daily life, including the appearance of a German daredevil with his one-man oceangoing canoe and the...

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Civilian Government and Politics (the 1930s)

Mark Clague.

in The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.

April 2008; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 21439 words.

Three tragedies assailed Adams in the early 1930s. Economic stagnation gripped the islands in the wake of the navy's departure, proving one positive contribution of the naval...

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Introduction

Nicholas Gebhardt.

in Vaudeville Melodies

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 2141 words.

From the 1890s until the 1920s, vaudeville was the dominant context for popular entertainment in the United States, and was synonymous with names such as Tony Pastor, B. F. Keith, Al...

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