Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items for:

community x Baroque Music x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Beissel [Beisel], (Georg) Conrad

Russell P. Getz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 439 words.

[Konrad]

(b Eberbach, March 1, 1691; d Ephrata, PA, July 6, 1768). American composer of German birth. He was baptized into the Calvinist faith as Georg (not Johann) Conrad on...

Mauro, (Bartolomeo) Ortensio

Colin Timms.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 309 words.

(b Verona, 1632/3; d Hanover, Sept 14, 1725 ). Italian librettist. He was secretary and councillor to the dukes of Hanover from at least 1663, a priest and abbate from 1675, and a...

Komenský, Jan Amos

Jan Kouba.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 493 words.

[Comenius, Johann Amos]

(b Nivnice, nr Uherský Brod, March 28, 1592; d Amsterdam, Nov 15, 1670). Czech educational reformer, theologian, and hymnologist. He was made a priest of...

Hammerschmidt [Hammerschmid, Hammerschmied], Andreas

Johannes Günther Kraner and Steffen Voss.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 2997 words.

(b Brüx [now Most], Bohemia, 1611/12; d Zittau, Oct 29, 1675). German composer and organist of Bohemian birth. He is the most representative composer of mid-17th-century German church...

Mayer [Meyer, Meier, Mejer], Johann David

Percy M. Young.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 341 words.

(b Schwäbisch Hall, June 15, 1636; d Schwäbisch Hall, Dec 23, 1696). German composer and music editor . He was the son of a town councillor at Schwäbisch Hall and after attending the...

Bembo, Antonia

Claire Fontijn and Marinella Laini.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 588 words.

( b ?Venice, c 1640; d Paris, c 1720). Italian composer and singer . Documents in Venice corroborate the ‘autobiography’ provided by the dedications of her six volumes of manuscript...

Dubourg, Matthew

Brian Boydell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 577 words.

(b London, 1703; d London, July 3, 1767). English violinist, composer and musical director. He was the natural son of Isaacs, a dancing-master. As a pupil of Geminiani, he soon made a...

Damance, Paul

G.B. Sharp.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 414 words.

[Amance, Paul d’]

(b c1650; d c1700). French composer. He belonged to the Trinitarians, an order founded in the 12th century for the redemption of...

Focking, Hendrik

Rudolf A. Rasch.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 325 words.

(b Danzig, Aug 17, 1747; d Amsterdam, April 7, 1796). Dutch composer, organist and carillonneur. His parents were Mennonites from Haarlem who lived in Danzig from 1739 to 1752, when...

Riedel, Georg

Günter Thomas.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 468 words.

(b Sensburg [now Mrągowo], East Prussia, June 6, 1676; d Königsberg [now Kaliningrad], Feb 5, 1738. German composer. In 1694 he entered the University of Königsberg, where he studied...

Tomasi, Biagio

Jerome Roche.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 277 words.

(b Comacchio, nr Ferrara, c1585; d Massafiscaglia, nr Ferrara, 1640). Italian composer and organist. He was born in poverty and was educated at the expense of his local community. He...

Kolb, Carlmann

Hugh J. McLean.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 309 words.

( b Kösslarn, Griesbach, Lower Bavaria, bap. Jan 29, 1703; d Munich, Jan 15, 1765). German priest, organist and composer . He received his education and musical training in Asbach and...

Calinda

Eugène Borrel.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Baroque Music. 99 words.

[calenda]

A dance, likely from Africa, that spread through Spanish America and the southern USA. The earliest known description dates from 1698, when Père Lavat (Nouveau...

Lavazza

Philip J. Kass.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music. 257 words.

Italian violin makers, two brothers active in Milan during the early 18th century. They were close neighbours and associates of the Grancino family in the contrada Larga and were part...

Dulcken family

Jeannine Lambrechts-Douillez.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music. 1036 words.

Flemish family of harpsichord makers of German origin.

(bap. Wingeshausen, April 21, 1706; d Antwerp, April 11, 1757). He was the son of Georg Ludwig Dulcken (d Wingeshausen,...

Klemm [Clem, Clemm], Johann Gottlob

Barbara Owen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music. 300 words.

(b nr Dresden, May 12, 1690; d Bethlehem, PA, May 5, 1762). American organ builder of German birth. The son of an organist and instrument maker, Klemm first studied theology in Freiberg,...

Bizey, Charles Joseph

Tula Giannini.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 485 words.

[Bizet]

(fl Paris, 1716–c1758). French maker of woodwind instruments. He was admitted into the Communautés d’arts et métier de la ville et fauxbourgs de Paris (Paris community...