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Ernst Bacon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Chicago, 1898; d Orinda, Cal., 1990). Amer. composer, conductor, and critic. Works are mainly for v. with various accs. and incl. settings of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Also 4...

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Bacon, Ernst

Marie J. Kroeger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Keyboard. 878 words.

Bacon, Ernst (26 May 1898–16 March 1990), composer and pianist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Charles S. Bacon, a physician, and Maria von Rosthorn. He was also active as a...

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Ernst Bacon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Chicago, 1898; d Orinda, Cal., 1990). Amer. composer, conductor, and critic. Works are mainly for v. with various accs. and incl. settings of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Also 4...

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Bacon, Ernst (1898)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 76 words.

Works are mainly for v. with various accs. and incl. settings of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Also 4

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Bacon, Ernst (1898)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 88 words.

American composer, conductor, and critic. Works are mainly for v. with various accs. and incl settings of Walt Whitman and ...

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Bacon, Ernst (1898 - 1990), composer, pianist

Philip L. Miller.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 789 words.

(b Chicago, IL, 26 May 1898; d Orinda, CA, 16 March 1990). American composer and pianist. He studied at Northwestern University (1915–18), the University of Chicago (1919–20) and the...

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Bacon, Ernst (26 May 1898)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 846 words.

He studied at Northwestern University (1915–18), the University of Chicago (1919–20) and the University of California

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Heggie, Jake (1961)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 146 words.

Studied in Orinda, Calif., with Ernst Bacon, 1977–9, in Paris for 2 years, then at UCLA (piano with

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Martino, Donald (16 May 1931)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 1720 words.

He attended Syracuse (BM 1952) and Princeton (MFA 1954) universities and studied composition with ernst Bacon, roger

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Floyd, Carlisle (Sessions) (11 June 1926)

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 116 words.

He studied with Ernst Bacon at Syracuse University (1945–9) and has taught at Florida State University (1947–76...

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Heggie, Jake (1961)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 163 words.

American pianist and composer. Studied in Orinda, CA, with Ernst Bacon, 1977–9, in Paris for 2 years, then at UCLA (piano with ...

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Skin, body, self: the question of the abject in the work of Francis Bacon

Ernst van Alphen.

in Abject Visions

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Art. 5292 words.

Ernst van Alphen’s essay is a synoptic study of abjection in the context of Francis Bacon’s art: it investigates the various ways and senses in which Bacon’s art can be described as abject....

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Solares, Enrique (1910 - 1995), composer

Dieter Lehnhoff.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 167 words.

(b Guatemala City, 11 July 1910; d Guatemala City, 3 Sept 1995). Guatemalan composer. After early studies in piano and composition in his home town, he was a pupil of Ernst Bacon in San...

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Combinatorial Space in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Music Theory

Catherine Nolan.

in Music Theory Spectrum

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Combinatorial space began to take shape in the nineteenth century through the co-agency of enumerative combinatorial processes and the modular arithmetic governing the system of 12 pitch...

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Varying the Self: Bacon's Versions of van Gogh

Brendan Prendeville.

in Oxford Art Journal

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 0 words.

In 1957, Francis Bacon rapidly painted a series of five numbered paintings after van Gogh's Self-Portrait on the Road to Tarason, to fill an exhibition. They are exceptional in his work,...

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Jake Heggie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b West Palm Beach, 1961).

Amer. pianist and composer. Studied in Orinda, Calif., with Ernst Bacon, 1977–9, in Paris for 2 years, then at UCLA (piano with Johana Harris, comp. with...

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West of Eden

Beth E. Levy.

in Frontier Figures

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8847 words.

This chapter explores the pastoral soundtracks of two distinctly midwestern works: one by Leo Sowerby and one by Lukas Foss, both inspired by Carl Sandburg's poem “The Prairie.” Like Virgil...

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The Incarnation in Twentieth‐Century Art

David Brown.

in The Incarnation

May 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 16235 words.

David Brown discusses how the humanity and divinity of Christ have been presented in twentieth‐century art. Some representative artists are examined: for painting, Bacon, Chagall, Dali,...

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the Politics of Work

Leta E. Miller.

in Music and Politics in San Francisco

October 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 10604 words.

On May 27, 1937, San Franciscans turned out in force to launch an exuberant celebration marking the completion of a long-planned, headline-grabbing engineering marvel: the Golden Gate...

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John Russell

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1919–2008)

British art critic and exhibition organizer. He was born in London and studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. After war service at the Ministry of Information and the...

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On First Understanding Plato’s Republic

Philip Allott.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4632 words.

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