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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Hedges, Anthony (opera)

Hugo Cole.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 146 words.

(John )

(b Bicester, March 5, 1931). English composer . He read music at Keble College, Oxford, where he was awarded a postgraduate scholarship in composition (1949–56). In...

Linley, Thomas (opera)

Gwilym Beechey.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 512 words.

(b Bath, May 5, 1756; d Grimsthorpe, Lincs., Aug 5, 1778). English composer , son of Thomas Linley (i). He was one of the most precocious composers and performers that have been known...

Joubert, John (opera)

Hugo Cole.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 470 words.

(Pierre Herman )

(b Cape Town, March 20, 1927). British composer of South African origin . He studied in London at the RAM (1946–50), then lectured and taught at the...

Clay, Frederic Emes (opera)

Christopher Knowles.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 720 words.

(b Paris, Aug 3, 1838; d Great Marlow, Nov 29, 1889). English composer . His father, James Clay, was MP for Hull and a published amateur composer, while his grandmother, Miss...

Denhof Opera Company

Harold Rosenthal.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 163 words.

A company formed by Ernst Denhof (d 1936), an Austrian-born musician living in Edinburgh, to give performances of the Ring in English. The 1910 series under Michael Balling was so...

Leginska [Liggins], Ethel (opera)

Carol Neuls-Bates.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 157 words.

(b Hull, April 13, 1886; d Los Angeles, Feb 26, 1970). American composer and conductor of English birth. A pianist of prodigious ability, she adopted the name Leginska early in her...

Jones, Richard (English director)

Barry Millington.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Contemporary Music. 152 words.

(b London, June 7, 1953). English director. After studying at the universities of Hull and London, he directed for the fringe theatre. The award of an Arts Council bursary in 1982 led...