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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.; It.: accordo).

1 ‘Chord’.

2 The ‘tuning’ of an instrument. See accordatura.

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. The World of Books

Kate van Orden.

in Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 4286 words.

This chapter charts the obstacles to authorship posed by the book trade, in which privileges accorded ownership to printers, who likewise controlled book production. One significant...

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Introduction

John Richardson.

in An Eye for Music

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 14275 words.

The first section poses general question about the aims and context of the study. The category of surrealism is held in this study to be more a productive analogy than implying a direct...

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Grimes and Lucretia

Philip Brett.

in Music and Sexuality in Britten

November 2006; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 5854 words.

One of the sure tests of a composer's stature is how Grimes reacts to success. The furore over Peter Grimes both at home and abroad after its premiere in 1945 was possibly more remarkable...

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Perrichon, Julien

Ruth K. Inglefield.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 300 words.

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(b Paris, Nov 6, 1566; d ?Paris, c1600). French lutenist and composer. He was the son of Jehan Perrichon, court viol and shawm player. His early lute studies were...

Parker, Alice

Christine Ammer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 672 words.

(b Boston, Dec 16, 1925). American composer, conductor and teacher. She studied at Smith College (BA 1947) and the Juilliard School of Music (MS 1949), where her teachers included...

Joyce, James

Paul Griffiths.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 550 words.

(Augustine Aloysius)

(b Dublin, Feb 2, 1882; d Zürich, April 13, 1941). Irish writer. ‘Musical’ was for Joyce perhaps the highest term of praise that could be accorded a piece of...

Canavas [Canavasso], Jean-Baptiste

Michelle Fillion.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 207 words.

[l'aîné]

(b Turin, March 25, 1713; d Paris, June 7, 1784). Italian cellist and composer. He and his brother Joseph are the best-known members of this Piedmontese family of...

Dubreuil, Jean

Albert Cohen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 200 words.

(b Paris, c1710; d Paris, 1775). French maître de clavecin. He was a student of Jacques de Bournonville and a friend of the theorist P.-J. Roussier. He is known principally for two...

Roussier, Pierre-Joseph

Cynthia M. Gessele.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 431 words.

(b Marseilles, 1716/17; d Ecouis, Normandy, Aug 18, 1792). French theorist. He was a canon in Ecouis, but apparently spent many years in Lyons and was a frequent visitor to Paris. As a...

Hantzsch, Georg

Stanley Boorman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 170 words.

(b ?c1520; d Mühlhausen, 1583). German printer, father of Andreas Hantzsch. When he was accorded citizenship of Leipzig in 1545 he was already called a printer. In 1550 he married the...

Ludecus [Lüdtke, Lüdeke], Matthäus

Walter Blankenburg.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 583 words.

(b Wilsnack [Bad Wilsnack], Prignitz, Sept 21, 1527; d Havelberg, Prignitz, Nov 12, 1606). German civic official, ecclesiastic and composer. Fornaçon said he was born in 1517, but this...

Capelli [Capello, Cappelli], Giovanni Maria

Malcolm Boyd.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 793 words.

(b Parma, Dec 7, 1648; d Parma, Oct 16, 1726). Italian composer. The date of birth culled by Pelicelli from documents in the baptistry in Parma does not accord well with the known...

Avenarius [Habermann], Philipp

August Scharnagl.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 240 words.

(b Lichtenstein, nr Zwickau, c1553; d in or after 1610). German composer and organist. He is first heard of as an organist at Amorbach, Odenwald, in 1570 and until February 1571. The...

Kaminsky, Laura

Lisa B. Robinson.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 322 words.

(b New York, Sept 28, 1956). She attended Oberlin College and the City College of New York (MA in composition 1980). She has received commissions from a number of organizations,...

Bümler [Bümmler, Bümmeler, Bühmler, Bimler, Bimbler], Georg Heinrich

George J. Buelow.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 529 words.

(b Berneck, Franconia, Oct 10, 1669; d Ansbach, Aug 26, 1745). German singer, composer and theorist. As a founder-member with Lorenz Mizler of the Leipzig Correspondierende Societät der...

Usandizaga [Soraluce], José Maria

Antonio Ruiz-Pipó.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 515 words.

(b San Sebastián, March 31, 1887; d San Sebastián, Oct 5, 1915). Basque composer. He began studies at an early age in San Sebastián with German Cendoya (piano) and Beltran Pagola...

Kornauth, Egon

Gerold W. Gruber.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 883 words.

(b Olmütz, May 14, 1891; d Vienna, Oct 28, 1959). Austrian composer and pianist. As a child he studied the piano, making his début at the age of 15; he also played the organ in his...

Stadtfeld, (Christian Josef Anton Franz) Alexander

Magda Marx-Weber.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 253 words.

(b Wiesbaden, April 28, 1826; d Brussels, Nov 4, 1853). Belgian composer of German birth. The son of a military bandmaster, as a child prodigy he attracted the attention of the Belgian King...

Pérez Maseda, Eduardo

José Luis Temes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 462 words.

(b Madrid, Aug 12, 1953). Spanish composer. He studied music at the Madrid Conservatory (1969–81) and took a degree in sociology at the University of Madrid (1972–7). He has worked as...

Dermota, Anton

Harold Rosenthal.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 208 words.

(b Kropa, Slovenia, June 4, 1910; d Vienna, June 22, 1989). Slovenian tenor. He first appeared in Cluj in 1934, then was invited by Bruno Walter to Vienna, where in 1936 he made his...