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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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Vaughan, Elizabeth

Max Loppert.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Contemporary Music. 187 words.

(b Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, March 12, 1937). Welsh soprano. She studied with Olive Groves at the RAM. In 1960 she first appeared as Abigaille in Nabucco with the WNO: her success...

Kern, Patricia

Alan Blyth.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Contemporary Music. 182 words.

(b Swansea, July 4, 1927). Welsh mezzo-soprano. From 1949 to 1952 she studied with Parry Jones at the Guildhall School, London. She began her career with Opera for All (1952–5). In...

Dranishnikov, Vladimir Alexandrovich

I.M. Yampol′sky.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 162 words.

(b St Petersburg, 29 May/June 10, 1893; d Kiev, Feb 6, 1939). Russian conductor and composer . He studied at the St Petersburg Conservatory with Lyadov and Shteynberg (composition)...

Fornia, Rita

J.B. Steane.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 191 words.

[Newman, Regina]

(b San Francisco, July 17, 1878; d Paris, Oct 27, 1922). American mezzo-soprano. Her teachers included Emil Fischer, Sofia Scalchi, Selma Nicklass-Kempner and...