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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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National anthems

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 14608 words.

Hymns, marches, songs or fanfares used as official patriotic symbols.

National anthems are the equivalent in music of a country’s motto, crest or flag. The English term...

Byzantine secular music

Diane Touliatos.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Music. 1706 words.

From the founding of Constantinople in the 4th century ce until the fall of the empire in 1453, there was no greater patron of secular music than the imperial court. Secular music...

Olimpiade, L’ (libretto by Metastasio)

Don Neville.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 563 words.

(‘The Olympiad’)

Libretto by Pietro Metastasio, first set by Antonio Caldara (1733, Vienna).

Megacle [Megacles] arrives in Sicyon just in time to enter the...

Inganni felici, Gli

Olga Termini.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 227 words.

(‘The Happy Deceptions’)

Dramma per musica in three acts by Carlo Francesco Pollarolo to a libretto by Apostolo Zeno after Herodotus; Venice, Teatro di S...

Loverboy

Michael Ethen.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music. 280 words.

Canadian rock group. It was formed in Calgary, Alberta, by Paul Dean (b Vancouver, BC, 19 Feb 1946; guitar), Mike Reno (Joseph Michael Rynoski; b New Westminster, BC, 8 Jan 1955;...

Thetis och Pelée

Bertil H. van Boer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 457 words.

(‘Thetis and Peleus’)

Opera in five acts (later revised in three) by Francesco Antonio Baldassare Uttini to a libretto by Johan Wellander after a sketch by Gustavus III...

Houston, Whitney

Dave Laing.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 226 words.

(b New Jersey, August 9, 1963; d Beverly Hills, CA, Feb 11, 2012). American popular singer. She came from a musical family: her mother Cissy led Elvis Presley’s vocal group the Sweet...

Berendt, Joachim-Ernst

H.L. Lindenmaier.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 502 words.

(b Berlin, July 20, 1922; d Hamburg, Germany, Feb 4, 2000). German writer and record producer. Having first studied in Berlin he attended the University of Karlsruhe (1940–42). He was...

Herbolzheimer, Peter

Wolfram Knauer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 525 words.

(b Bucharest, Dec 31, 1935; d Köln, March 27, 2010). German bandleader, trombonist, composer, and arranger of Romanian birth . After living for two years in Germany he moved in 1953...

Balke, Jon

Johs Bergh.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 223 words.

(b Hamar, Norway, June 7, 1955). Norwegian pianist, composer, and arranger. He grew up in Oslo and began his career in jazz-rock groups in the early 1970s. He then played with Arild...