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Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Are, literally, chief bishops. By the 5th cent. ad the title was applied to the occupants of sees of major ecclesiastical importance, particularly those of metropolitan bishops. This...

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Varesco, (Girolamo) Giovanni Battista

John A. Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 363 words.

[Gianbattista ]

(bap. Trento, Nov 26, 1735; d Salzburg, Aug 25, 1805). Italian poet and musician . Educated at the Jesuit college in his home town, in 1766 he became a...

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Vitale, Costantino

Stanley Boorman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 131 words.

(fl 1603–23). Italian printer . He specialized in music printing in Naples from 1603 to 1623, except for a brief period in the service of the Archbishop of Trani in 1617–18. He...

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Zieleński [Zelenscius], Mikołaj

Mirosław Perz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 897 words.

(fl 1611). Polish composer and organist. From his publication of 1611, dedicated to Wojciech Baranowski, Archbishop of Gniezno and primate of Poland from 1608, it is known that he was...

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Zenaro, Giulio

Patricia Ann Myers.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 117 words.

(b Salò, second half of the 16th century; d after 1590). Italian composer. As with many minor Italian madrigalists of the period, there is little record of his activities. He probably...

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Rego, Pedro Vaz

Robert Stevenson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 391 words.

(b Campo Maior, Transtagana, bap. March 19, 1673; d Évora, April 8, 1736). Portuguese composer. He studied with Diogo Melgaz at Évora Cathedral choir school. After a brief period as deputy null...

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Říhovský, Vojtěch

Oldřich Pukl.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 472 words.

[Adalbert]

(b Dub na Moravě, Moravia, April 21, 1871; d Prague, Sept 15, 1950. Czech composer. Between 1887 and 1892 he studied in Prague at the Organ School, the Jan Ludvík...

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Isidore of Seville

Don M. Randel and Nils Nadeau.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1124 words.

(b ?Cartagena, c559; d Seville, April 4, 636). Spanish archbishop, encyclopedist, theologian saint and doctor of the church. The youngest of Severianus’s four children, Isidore was...

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Ferrer, Pedro

F.J. León Tello.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 193 words.

(fl mid-16th century). Spanish priest and music theorist. He published an Intonario general para todas las iglesias de España (Zaragoza, 1548), which, he assured the reader, he wrote...

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Ferlendis, Giuseppe

Alfredo Bernardini.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 651 words.

(b Bergamo, 1755; d Lisbon, 1810). Italian oboist and composer. By the age of 20 he was already a celebrated player and he toured Italy in 1776–7 together with one of his brothers...

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Khumalo, (James Steven) Mzilikazi

Daniel Avorgbedor.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 139 words.

(b Vryheid, Natal, June 20, 1932). South African composer. A teacher and specialist in the Zulu language, he obtained the doctorate for his linguistic work in 1988 from the University...

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Vannucci, Domenico Francesco

Siegfried Gmeinwieser.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 184 words.

(b Lucca, c1718; d Lucca, Aug 7, 1775). Italian composer and cello teacher. He probably spent his entire life in Lucca, where in 1743 he became maestro di cappella at the court of the...

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Albericus Archiepiscopus Bituricensis

Sarah Fuller.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval Music (800-1400). 125 words.

[Alberic of Reims]

(d 1141). French ecclesiastic. He was a celebrated scholar who headed the cathedral school at Reims from about 1114 to 1136, when he became Archbishop of...

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Brandenburg, Cardinal Albrecht von

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Hindemith: Mathis der Maler). Cardinal-Archbishop of Mainz. Art-loving and a supporter of Mathis. However, the archbishopric has no money and the Cardinal's assistant tries to persuade him...

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Guetfreund, Peter

Josef-Horst Lederer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 395 words.

[Bonamico, Pietro]

(b c1580; d Salzburg, 1625). ?German composer and singer, active in Austria. He is first mentioned in 1588 as an alto in the Kapelle (which was...

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Biechteler [Biechteller, Biechtele, Piechteler, Wiechteler, Wiechterl] von Greiffenthal, Matthias Siegmund

Thomas Hochradner.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 507 words.

[Mattia Sigismondo]

(b Leibnitz, nr Graz, c1668; d Salzburg, Aug 27, 1743). Austrian composer and lutenist. He studied at the Jesuit university at Graz from not later than 1684...

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Andrew of Crete

Enrica Follieri.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 347 words.

[Andrew Hierosolymites; Andrew of Jerusalem]

(b Damascus, c660; d Mytilene, c740). Byzantine hymnographer. He was first a monk at Jerusalem and later a deacon at...

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Erba, Dionigi

Mariangela Donà and Daniela Borroni.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 394 words.

(d Milan, Nov 29, 1730). Italian composer. He may have been related to the old noble Erba family originating at Como and thus also to his contemporary, Cardinal Benedetto Erba...

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Breitenbacher, Antonín

Jiří Sehnal.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 388 words.

(b Jarošov, nr Uherské Hradiště, Moravia, Feb 12, 1874; d Kroměříž, Aug 8, 1937). Czech historian and archivist. After studying at the theological faculty in Olomouc (1892–6), he was...

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Delahaye, Jean

Jane Alden.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Renaissance Music (1400-1500). 642 words.

[Johannes; ??Jehan Delahaie; Joannes Deshayes]

(fl c1465). French composer. His name suggests origins in a small town in the Touraine, originally called La Haye...

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John of Salisbury

Andrew Hughes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval Music (800-1400). 560 words.

(b Salisbury, c1115; d ?Chartres, 1180). English scholar and prelate. One of the best-educated and able writers of his time, from 1136–47 he studied in Paris and Chartres under such...

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