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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Geary, Thomas Augustine

Brian Boydell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 312 words.

[Timothy]

(b Dublin, 1775; d Dublin, Nov 1801). Irish composer and keyboard player. He assumed the names Thomas Augustine for professional purposes, presumably as a tribute to...

Lukačić [Lucacich, Luccacich, Lucacih], (Marko) Ivan

Bojan Bujic.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 339 words.

[Ioannes]

(b Šibenik, bap. April 17, 1587; d Split, Sept 20, 1648). Croatian composer. He entered the Franciscan order at the age of ten, studied theology and music in Italy and...

Scherer, Sebastian Anton

Gwilym Beechey.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 376 words.

(b Ulm, Oct 3, 1631; d Ulm, Aug 26, 1712). German composer and organist. He spent almost the whole of his life in his native town. He probably studied with Tobias Eberlin, organist of...

Patta, Serafino

Jerome Roche.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 390 words.

(b Milan; fl 1606–19). Italian composer and organist. He was a monk of the Benedictine order based at the monastery of Monte Cassino, near Naples. His career as organist took him to...

Campana, Francesca

John Whenham.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 308 words.

(b Rome; d probably in Rome, July 1665). Italian composer, singer and instrumentalist. In a letter of 3 December 1633 Fulvio Testi commended her to Duke Francesco I of Modena as a...

Nantermi family

John Whenham.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 431 words.

[Nanterni]

Italian family of musicians.

(d Milan, March 1605). Composer. He was maestro di cappella at S Maria presso S Celso, Milan, probably from 1568, and...

La Feillée, François de

Mary Hunter.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 232 words.

(d c1780). French theorist. He probably lived in or near Poitiers around 1750. His reputation stands on his Méthode nouvelle pour apprendre parfaitement les règles du...

Grazianini, Caterina Benedicta

Suzanne G. Cusick.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 208 words.

(fl early 18th century). Italian composer, active in Vienna. Nothing is known about Grazianini’s training or life. Her two surviving works are oratorios: S Gemignano vescovo e protettore...

Humphreys, Samuel

Ruth Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 326 words.

(b c1698; d Canonbury, London, Jan 11, 1738). English author. He had a reputation as a translator (Peruvian Tales, London, 1734, ‘from the French’, was reprinted into the...

La Greca, Antonio

Paolo Emilio Carapezza and Giuseppe Collisani.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 226 words.

[‘Il Fardiola’ ]

( b Palermo, 1631; d Palermo, May 8, 1668). Italian composer . His nickname was derived from his teacher, Filippo Fardiola, an incumbent of the Church at...

Quarles, Charles

Bernard B. Edmonds.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Baroque Music. 461 words.

(bur. Cambridge, June 23, 1717). English organist and organ builder. He was appointed organist to Trinity College, Cambridge, on 26 December 1688, and proceeded to the MusB in 1698. No...

Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann

Christoph Wolff and Peter Wollny.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 6273 words.

Member of Bach family

(45) (b Weimar, Nov 22, 1710; d Berlin, July 1, 1784). Composer and organist, eldest son of (7) Johann Sebastian (24) and Maria Barbara Bach. Trained by...