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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Lewis, Sir Anthony Carey (1915–1983), musician and founder of Musica Britannica

Michael Pope.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Applied Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Publishing. 1398 words.

Lewis, Sir Anthony Carey (1915–1983), musician and founder of Musica Britannica, was born on 2 March 1915 in Bermuda, the youngest of the three sons (there was no daughter) of Major (later...

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Lyceum

Frederick Crane.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 223 words.

Educational movement begun in Massachusetts, USA, in 1826. Its founder Josiah Holbrook (1788–1854) conceived a national network of local groups whose members aimed to improve each others’...

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Jeunesses Musicales

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 350 words.

International organization. It was initiated in Belgium in 1940 by Marcel Cuvelier to propagate live music and related arts in schools, universities and among working youth, regardless...

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Bennington College

Nina Davis-Millis.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 163 words.

Liberal arts college located in Bennington, Vermont. From its opening in 1932 as a women’s college, it has remained fervently committed to its founders’ vision of an experimental...

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Black Rock Coalition

Maureen Mahon.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 461 words.

[BRC]

American arts organization founded in New York in October 1985 and in Los Angeles in 1989. It was formed by African American musicians, artists, and music industry...

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Donemus Foundation

Johan Kolsteeg.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 249 words.

Dutch organization based in Amsterdam. It was set up in 1947 with assistance from the Stichting Nederlandse Muziekbelangen (Foundation for Netherlands Musical Interests) and central...

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Detroit techno

Denise M.M. Dalphond.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 429 words.

Form of electronic music that originated in Detroit among African American youth in the early 1980s. Local black radio, house and block parties, DJ crews, and such musical influences...

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Mason, Daniel Gregory

Andrea Kalyn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music Criticism and Journalism; Composition. 995 words.

Mason, Daniel Gregory (20 November 1873–04 December 1953), composer, writer, and teacher, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Mason, president and co-founder of Mason and...

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Grottaferrata

Oliver Strunk.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 901 words.

Italian monastery and library. Some 19 km from Rome, among the Castelli Romani in the Alban hills at an altitude of well over 320 metres, stands the monastery (Badia Greca) of...

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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale

Barry S. Brook.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Musicology and Music History. 590 words.

[RILM; International Repertory of Music Literature; Internationales Repertorium der Musikliteratur]

An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music. It covers both...

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Bates, Bob

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Race and Ethnicity in Music; Contemporary Music. 386 words.

(b Kansas City, MO, Jan 23, 1940). American artist and educator, co-founder in 1989 and artistic director of Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles. He holds a BA from the Kansas City Art...

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Childers, Lulu Vere

Doris Evans McGinty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Conducting; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1139 words.

Childers, Lulu Vere (28 February 1870–06 March 1946), founder and director of the School of Music at Howard University and singer, was born in Dryridge, Kentucky, the daughter of former...

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Kieffer, Aldine Silliman

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Composition; Music Education and Pedagogy. 816 words.

Kieffer, Aldine Silliman (01 August 1840–30 November 1904), music publisher, composer, and founder of a singing school system that for generations defined southern gospel music, was born in...

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Kroeger, Ernest Richard

James M. Burk.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Composition; Keyboard. 663 words.

Kroeger, Ernest Richard (10 August 1862–07 April 1934), organist, pianist, composer, and teacher, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Adolph Ernst Kroeger, a journalist, and Eliza...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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