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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, Roger

Andrew Burn.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 809 words.

(b Bournemouth, Dec 10, 1949). English composer. He studied composition privately with Ian Kellam (1966–8) and then with Rands at the University of York (1968–75), gaining his DPhil...

Marsh, Howard

William A. Everett.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 159 words.

(Warren )

(b Bluffton, IN; d Long Branch, NJ, Aug 7, 1969). American singer and actor . One of Broadway’s most popular leading men of the 1920s, Marsh is best remembered for...

Marsh Laboratories

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 126 words.

Record company. It was established before 1922 in Chicago by O. B. Marsh. Its recordings were issued on many small contemporary labels, including Rainbow, Rialto, Paramount, and...

Marsh, Tina

Scott Fredrickson and Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 243 words.

[Kristin Conway ]

(b Annapolis, MD, Jan 18, 1954; d Austin, TX, June 16, 2009). American singer. She began her career in New York as an actress, singer, and writer before...

Marsh, Arno

Dave Gelly.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 205 words.

(Leroy )

(b Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 1928). American tenor saxophonist. He played in dance bands from the age of 18, then in 1951 joined Woody Herman; while with Herman’s...

Marsh, Robert C(harles)

Patrick J. Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 326 words.

(b Columbus, OH, Aug 5, 1924; d New Glarus, WI, May 12, 2002). American music critic . He studied journalism (BS 1945) and philosophy (MA 1946) at Northwestern University, and music...

Marsh, Warne

Michael James and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 805 words.

(Marion )

(b Los Angeles, Oct 26, 1927; d North Hollywood, CA, Dec 18, 1987). American tenor saxophonist. Having studied piano, accordion, alto and tenor saxophones, tuba,...

Marsh, George (W.)

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 95 words.

(bc1900; d Los Angeles, April 1962). American drummer. In 1924 he joined Paul Whiteman’s band, in which he worked, with occasional interruptions, until the late 1920s. He made...

Lomax, (Louisa) Emma

Rhian Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 341 words.

[Emily]

(b Brighton, June 22, 1873; d Brighton, Aug 29, 1963). English composer and pianist. She studied piano at the Brighton School of Music and composition and clarinet at...

Tulikov, Serafim

Galina Grigor′yeva.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 462 words.

(Sergeyevich)

(b Kaluga, July 7, 1914; d January 29, 2004). Russian composer. He graduated in 1940 from Beliy's composition class at the Moscow Conservatory. President of...

Lawrence, Marjorie

Max de Schauensee.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 227 words.

(Florence)

(b Dean’s Marsh, nr Melbourne, Feb 17, 1909; d Little Rock, AR, Jan 13, 1979). Australian soprano, active in France and the USA. She studied in Paris and made her opera...

Schoenfield, Paul

Anthony Philip Pattin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 206 words.

(b Detroit, Jan 24, 1947). American composer and pianist, active in Israel. He studied at Converse College (Spartanburg, South Carolina), Carnegie Mellon University and the University...

Torch [Torchinsky], Sidney

David Ades.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 259 words.

(b London, 1908; d Eastbourne, July 16, 1990). English arranger, composer, conductor and theatre organist. His early career involved playing for silent films and he soon graduated to...

Parlato, David

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 116 words.

(Charles )

(b Los Angeles, Oct 31, 1945). American bass player. While attending Valley City (North Dakota) State College (1966–8) he performed and recorded with Don Ellis. He...

Ball, Ronnie

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 214 words.

[Ronald ]

(b Birmingham, England, Dec 22, 1927; d New York, Oct 1984). English pianist. He performed on the Queen Mary (1949–51) and during stopovers in New York studied with...

Niemack, Judy

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 301 words.

[Judith A. ]

(b Pasadena, CA, March 11, 1954). American singer. She began singing classical music around the age of seven; her mother was a choir conductor. While attending...

Brown, Ted

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 153 words.

[Theodore G. ]

(b Rochester, NY, Dec 1, 1927). American tenor saxophonist. He learned banjo and violin from his father, and an uncle taught him clarinet and tenor saxophone....

Nessa

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 127 words.

Record company and label. The company was established in 1967 in Chicago by Chuck (Charles T.) Nessa. It issued important early albums by Lester Bowie and Roscoe Mitchell. After lying...

Cliff, Dave

Mark Gilbert.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 264 words.

[David John ]

(b Hexham, England, June 25, 1944). English guitarist. Inspired by hearing Joe Pass and Wes Montgomery, he began teaching himself guitar before attending Leeds...

Biscoe, Chris(topher Dennis)

Simon Adams.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 316 words.

(b East Barnet, England, Feb 5, 1947). English alto, soprano, and baritone saxophonist and alto clarinetist. A self-taught musician, he began to play alto saxophone in 1963. After a...