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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...

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Radio, community

Gillian Turnbull.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Contemporary Music. 1056 words.

Radio that is owned by a private, nonprofit organization and publicly funded, usually by donations from citizens or a local community. Community radio differs from public radio, which...

Hakim, Talib-Rasul

Alison Deborah Jones.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 492 words.

[Chambers, Stephen Alexander]

(b Asheville, NC, Feb 8, 1940; d New Haven, CT, March 31, 1988). American composer. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music (1958–9), the New...

Sender, Ramón

Stevan Key.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 433 words.

(b Madrid, Oct 29, 1934). American composer of Spanish birth. After studying in New York with George Copeland (piano) and Elliott Carter (1948–51), he attended the Conservatorio di S...

Garofalo, Robert “Reebee”

Anahid Kassabian.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 370 words.

(b Topeka, KS, November 18, 1944). American popular music scholar, producer, musician, and activist. Garofalo (who is always listed as Reebee) earned a BA in psychology from Yale...

Queen Ida

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 346 words.

[Guillory, Ida Lewis ]

(b Lake Charles, LA, Jan 15, 1929). American accordionist and zydeco composer and performer. She grew up among farmers, helping plant the annual rice...

Gutiérrez, Juan

Marysol Quevedo.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 234 words.

(b Santurce, PR, March 8, 1951). American composer, percussionist, arranger, pianist, plena player, music teacher, and band conductor born in Puerto Rico. Drawn at an early age to...

Laufman, Dudley

Burt Feintuch.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 199 words.

(b Newton, MA, Feb 7, 1931). American country dance caller and musician. A 2009 National Heritage Fellowship awardee, Laufman is a key figure in the national revival of New England...

Warren, Raymond

Ian Stephens.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 774 words.

(Henry Charles)

(b Weston-super-Mare, Nov 7, 1928). English composer. He read mathematics at Cambridge before turning to music, which he studied with Robin Orr (1949–52);...

Bell, John L(amberton)

Andrew Wilson-Dickson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 263 words.

(b Kilmarnock, Nov 20, 1949). Scottish composer. He received degrees in arts and divinity from Glasgow University, and was ordained by the Church of Scotland in 1978. He has since...

Brown [Isaacson], Elaine

J. Michele Edwards.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 566 words.

(b Ridgway, PA, March 10, 1910; d Philadelphia, PA, Sept 6, 1997). American conductor and music educator. She attended Bush Conservatory in Chicago (BME 1929), Westminster Choir...

Delano, Jack

Donald Thompson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 461 words.

[Ovcharov, Jascha]

(b nr Kiev, Ukraine, Aug 1, 1914; d San Juan, PR, Aug 13, 1997). American composer. He was brought to the USA as a child by his parents and studied at the...

Lapidaki, Eleni

Sofia Kontossi.

in Oxford Music Online

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 248 words.

(b July 14, 1957, Thessaloniki, Greece). Greek professor and researcher. She completed music studies at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki and the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg. She...

Olsen, Edward

Susan Cifaldi.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 214 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, Feb 4, 1925; d Old Saybrook, CT, July 13, 2009). American fifer and museum administrator. He joined his first drum corps at the age of nine, beginning a lifelong...

Thompson, Helen M(ulford)

Robin P. Allen.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 378 words.

(b Greenville, IL, June 1, 1908; d Pacific Grove, CA, June 25, 1974). American administrator. A proficient violinist, she played in several school and community orchestras. She...

Stomp Dance

Victoria Lindsay Levine.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 740 words.

A genre of music and dance, also a performance event, among Native Americans from the eastern Woodlands (Caddo, Cherokee , Chickasaw, Delaware, Muskogee-Creek, Seminole, Seneca-Cayuga,...

Dumitrescu, Iancu

Octavian Cosma.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 1185 words.

(b Sibiu, Romania, July 5, 1944). Romanian composer and conductor. He is the most radical representative of Romanian experimental music. His works include over 130 chamber, symphonic,...

Christensen, James

Raoul F. Camus.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 224 words.

(b Madison WI, Aug 27, 1935). American composer, arranger, and conductor. With degrees from the University of Wisconsin (BM 1957, MM 1963), Christensen has served as staff arranger for...

Dixon, Jessy

Horace Clarence Boyer.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 319 words.

(b San Antonio, TX, March 12, 1938; d Chicago, IL, September 26, 2011). American gospel singer, pianist, and composer. He studied piano at St. Mary’s College, San Antonio, with the aim...

Kavouras, Pavlos

Katerina Levidou.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 280 words.

(b Athens, May 18, 1955). Greek ethnomusicologist and cultural anthropologist. He studied classical guitar with Evangelos Assimakopoulos, Liza Zoe, and Dimitris Fampas, and performed...

Kelley, Edgar Stillman

Katherine K. Preston.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 946 words.

[Stillman-Kelley, Edgar]

(b Sparta, WI, April 14, 1857; d New York, Nov 12, 1944). American organist, composer and writer on music. He began piano lessons with his mother,...