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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...

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Herbst, Johannes

Karl Kroeger.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 505 words.

(b Kempten, Swabia, July 23, 1735; d Salem, NC, Jan 15, 1812). Moravian composer. He was educated at the Moravian school at Herrnhut, Saxony, and he served the Moravian congregations...

Avondano, Pedro António

Manuel Carlos De Brito.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 492 words.

(bap. Lisbon, April 16, 1714; d Lisbon, 1782). Portuguese composer of Italian ancestry. He studied with his father, Pietro Giorgio Avondano, a Genoese violinist of the Portuguese royal...

Peter, Johann Friedrich

Karl Kroeger.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 456 words.

[John Frederik ]

( b Heerendijk, the Netherlands, May 19, 1746; d Bethlehem, PA, July 13, 1813). German composer, organist and minister . He was educated at the Moravian...

Saupe, Christian Gottlob

Walter Hüttel.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 311 words.

(b Wechselburg, June 1, 1763; d Glauchau, Jan 8, 1819). German organist and composer. He was a friend of Daniel Gottlob Türk and was probably his pupil. In 1782 he moved from Dresden...

Hess, Joachim

Maarten Albert Vente.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 579 words.

(b Leeuwarden, Sept 24, 1732; d Zeist, Dec 27, 1819). Dutch organist, writer and composer. Born of German parents, he began his musical career as organist of the Lutheran church in...

Bühler [Bihler, Pühler], Franz

Hermann Ullrich.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 448 words.

[Gregor]

(b Unterschneidheim, nr Wallerstein, April 12, 1760; d Augsburg, Feb 4, 1823). German composer. He received his musical education at the minorite monastery of...

Coltellini, Marco

Marita P. McClymonds and Carolina Baldi.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 1188 words.

(b Montepulciano, May 4, 1724; d St Petersburg, Nov 1777). Italian librettist. He carried the title abate as a lay brother and not as a priest, and in 1755 married Maria Spina; they had...

Franklin, Benjamin

W. Thomas Marrocco.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 670 words.

(b Boston, Jan 17, 1706; d Philadelphia, April 17, 1790). American statesman, scientist and amateur musician. He was apprenticed to his brother James, a printer, at the age of 12. He...

Tannenberg [Tanneberg, Tanneberger], David

Barbara Owen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 659 words.

(b Berthelsdorf, nr Herrnhut, Saxony, March 21, 1728; d York, PA, May 19, 1804). American organ builder of German birth . Brought up and educated in Count Zinzendorf’s Unitas Fratrum...

Grimont, Florentin

Guy Bourligueux.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 188 words.

(b Besançon; d ?Pamplona, after 1807). French organ builder. He was reportedly trained by J.-B.-S. Cliquot and became a Carmelite friar under the name Florentin de Sainte-Cécile at the...

Riepp, Karl Joseph

Pierre Marie Guéritey.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 490 words.

(b Eldern, Swabia, Jan 24, 1710; d Dijon, May 5, 1775). French organ builder of German birth. He learned his trade under Georg Hofer (1680–1731) in the workshop of the Benedictine abbey of...

Snetzler [Schnetzler], John

Alan Barnes and Martin Renshaw.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 1276 words.

[Johannes]

(b Schaffhausen, bap. April 6, 1710; d Schaffhausen, Sept 28, 1785). English organ builder of Swiss origin. He seems to have trained and worked initially with his cousin...

Vamp-horn

Philip Bate.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period. 334 words.

[vamping-horn]

A type of speaking-trumpet or megaphone invented in 1670 by Samuel Morland and used in English churches until the early 19th century to concentrate and project...

Étienne, Denis-Germain

Richard Jackson.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 300 words.

(b Paris, France, 1781; d New York, NY, Jan 17, 1859). American pianist, teacher, and conductor. He was a student of François-Adrien Boieldieu and Charles-Simon Catel and recipient of...

Petros Peloponnesios

Dimitri Conomos.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800); Music of the Classical Period. 596 words.

(bc1730; d Constantinople, 1778). Greek chanter, composer and teacher of Byzantine music. He received his first music lessons in monastic communities in Smyrna (Papadopoulos). In 1764...

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...