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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, John

Brian Robins.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 1909 words.

(b Dorking, May 31, 1752; d Chichester, Oct 31, 1828). English composer and writer. Despite his showing an early interest in music, his father, a Royal Naval captain, denied him a...

Fisher, John Abraham

Paul F. Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 2015 words.

(b Dunstable or London, 1744; d Ireland, 1806). English violinist and composer. Under the patronage of Lord Tyrawley he studied violin with Thomas Pinto and made his solo début at the...

Cervetto, Giacobbe Basevi

Marija Đurić Speare.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 655 words.

(b ?Venice, ?Nov 1680; d London,Jan 14, 1783). Italian cellist and composer. He was of Sephardi Jewish origin. Nothing is known about his life in Italy, though Burney referred to him...