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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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Smith, Eleanor

William R. Lee.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 278 words.

(b Atlanta, IL, June 15, 1858; d Chicago, IL, June 30, 1942). American music educator, composer, and social worker. Largely self-taught in her early years, Smith spent time in the...

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Arnold, Denis

David Scott.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 734 words.

(Midgley)

(b Sheffield, Dec 15, 1926; d Budapest, April 28, 1986). English musicologist. He studied music with F.H. Shera at Sheffield University from 1944 to 1948 (BMus...

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Lanois, Daniel

Albin J. Zak.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 440 words.

(b Hull, QC, Sept 19, 1951). Canadian recording engineer, producer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter. Lanois began his career working with his brother, Bob, in a home studio in...

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Whitehead, Alfred

Graham George.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 559 words.

(Ernest)

(b Peterborough, July 10, 1887; d Amherst, NS, April 1, 1974). Canadian organist, choir director, composer and teacher of English birth. Taught by C.C. Francis and...

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Hoyland, Vic(tor)

Roger Marsh.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 724 words.

(b Wombwell, Yorkshire, Dec 11, 1945). English composer. He studied music at the University of Hull and then composition with Rands at the University of York (DPhil 1974). Since 1981...

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Tsang, Richard

Harrison Ryker.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 545 words.

[Tsang Yip-fat]

(b Kowloon, Hong Kong, Sept 11, 1952).Hong Kong Chinese composer and conductor. After graduating from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, studying composition...

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Joubert, John

Ernest Bradbury.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 1453 words.

(Pierre Herman)

(b Cape Town, March 20, 1927). British composer of South African origin. He studied composition with Bell at the South African College of Music, Cape Town, and...

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Howe, Mary

Dorothy Indenbaum and Carol J. Oja.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 964 words.

(b Richmond, VA, April 4, 1882; d Washington, DC, Sept 14, 1964). American composer and pianist. Her early musical and piano training was under the private tutelage of Herminie Seron. In...

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Toop, Richard

Roger Covell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 180 words.

(William )

(b Chichester, 1 Aug 1945; d Sydney, 19 June 2017). English musicologist, active in Australia. He studied at Hull University (1964–70) with Denis Arnold and Graham...

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Leginska [Liggins], Ethel

Carol Neuls-Bates.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 295 words.

(b Hull, April 13, 1886; d Los Angeles, Feb 26, 1970). American pianist, composer and conductor of English birth. She studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt, with Leschetizky in...

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Hedges, Anthony

Alastair Borthwick.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 411 words.

(John)

(b Bicester, March 5, 1931). English composer and teacher. He read music at Keble College, Oxford (1949–55), where he was awarded the BMus degree. He taught at the Royal...

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Cooper, Albert Kendall

Niall O’Loughlin.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 284 words.

(b Hull, April 12, 1924; d London, Jan 25, 2011). English flute maker. An only child whose father played the flute, he learned to play the saxophone and clarinet in school, where he...

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Waterson, Norma

Robin Denselow and Carole Pegg.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 323 words.

(Christine)

(b Hull, Aug 15, 1939). English traditional singer and folksinger. From a Yorkshire family, she began in the 1960s by singing with her sister Lal, brother Mike...

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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...

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Ruther, Wyatt

John Curry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 623 words.

(Robert) [Bull]

(b Pittsburgh, Feb 5, 1923; d San Francisco, Oct 31, 1999). American double bass player. He played trombone in high school, then took up double bass, and he...

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Hodes, Art(hur W.)

Mike Hazeldine.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 1067 words.

(b Nikoliev [now Nikolayev], Ukraine, 14 Nov ? 1904; d Harvey, IL, March 4, 1993). American pianist, broadcaster, and writer. He told Balliett (1981): “I’m not completely correct on...

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Tollefsen, Carl H(enry)

Anne Minko.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 278 words.

(b Hull, England, Aug 15, 1882; d Brooklyn, NY, Dec 10, 1963). Violinist and teacher of English birth. After moving to New York as a child, he studied violin with Leopold Lichtenberg,...

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Clinton, George

Rob Bowman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 608 words.

(b Kannapolis, NC, July 22, 1941). American funk singer, songwriter and producer. He was leader of Funkadelic, Parliament and the P-Funk All-Stars. By the age of 11 his family had...

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Štěpán, Václav

John Tyrrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 375 words.

(b Pečky, nr Kolín, Bohemia, Dec 12, 1889; d Prague, Nov 24, 1944). Czech pianist, writer and composer, father of Pavel Štěpán. He studied musicology under Nejedlý at Prague University,...

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Taylor, Charles

Murray Campbell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; Contemporary Music. 269 words.

(Alfred )

(b Hull, August 14, 1922; d March 7, 2002). English physicist, writer and lecturer on the physics of music. He studied physics at Queen Mary College, London (BSc...

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