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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 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, Stephen Hale (opera)

Thérèse Radic.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 266 words.

(b London, c 1805; d San Francisco, c 1888). Australian composer. He studied the harp with Bochsa in London and emigrated to Australia (with his brother Henry, a music seller and...

Marsh, Warne Marion

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Blues; Jazz. 1278 words.

Marsh, Warne Marion (26 October 1927–18 December 1987), jazz tenor saxophonist, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Oliver T. Marsh, a cinematographer for MGM, and a violinist...

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...

Lawrence, Marjorie (17 Feb 1909)

Max De Schauensee and Alan Blyth.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 219 words.

(b Dean's Marsh, nr Melbourne, 17 Feb 1909; d Little Rock, AR, 13 Jan 1979).

Rebecca

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 188 words.

(Josephs). Lib. by Edward Marsh; 3 acts; f.p. Leeds 1983, cond. David Lloyd‐Jones.

Monte Carlo and Manderley, 1930s: In Monte Carlo, Mrs ...

Rialto

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 121 words.

Record label. It was owned by the Rialto Music House of Chicago, and the discs were produced by Marsh Laboratories, Inc. Only a few issues are known, and the one of significance to...

Farquhar, David (opera)

J.M. Thomson.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 440 words.

(b Cambridge, New Zealand, April 5, 1928). New Zealand composer . He occupies a leading position in the generation of New Zealand composers succeeding Douglas Lilburn. Having...

Human League, the

David Buckley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 401 words.

English pop group. It was formed in 1977 by Ian Craig-Marsh (b Sheffield, 11 Nov 1956; synthesizer) and Martin Ware (b Sheffield, 9 May 1956; synthesizer). Later Phil Oakey (b Sheffi...

Josephs, Wilfred (opera)

Hugo Cole.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 294 words.

(b Newcastle upon Tyne, July 24, 1927; d London, Nov 18, 1996). English composer . After early musical studies with Arthur Milner he took a degree in dental surgery and worked as a...

Revelation

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 132 words.

Record company and label. The company was established in 1965 in Los Angeles by John William Hardy and Jon Horwich. The first release was an album by Dennis Budimir; among the...

Autograph

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 94 words.

Record label. It was established by Marsh Laboratories in April 1924 and existed only until 1926. Its catalogue was made up of two series, both of which contained recordings made by...

Wave

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 274 words.

Record company and label. Established in New York in 1961, the company developed from the activities of two recording studios (one in Queens, one in Manhattan) owned by Peter Ind, at...

Criss Cross Jazz

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 369 words.

Record company and label. The company was founded in 1981 in Enschede, Netherlands, by Gerry Teekens (b The Hague, 5 Dec 1935), who established the concern after arranging European...

Loure

Meredith Ellis Little.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 722 words.

[lur] (Fr.)

A French dance and instrumental air popular in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

The origins of the loure are obscure. The term referred to a kind of...

Bourrée

Meredith Ellis Little.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 1427 words.

[bourée] (Fr.; It. borea; Eng. boree, borry)

A French folk dance, court dance and instrumental form, which flourished from the mid-17th century until the mid-18th. The word was...

Lawrence, Marjorie (opera)

Max de Schauensee.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 193 words.

(Florence )

(b Dean’s Marsh, nr Melbourne, Feb 17, 1909; d Little Rock, ar , Jan 13, 1979). Australian soprano, later naturalized American . She studied in Paris and made...