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Amerindian music II. Regional survey 2. USA. (iv) Southwest and California.: Ex.5 Gift-song from the Navajo Enemy Way ceremony (McAllester, 1954)

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

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Amerindian music II. Regional survey 2. USA. (iv) Southwest and California.: Ex.6 Yuma Amerindian song, part of myth-telling (Herzog, 1928)

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Amerindian music II. Regional survey 2. USA. (v) Great Basin. IV. Developments after European contact 3. The Ghost dance.: Ex.7 Ute Amerindian song (Herzog, 1935)

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Amerindian music IV. Developments after European contact 2. Peyote music.: Ex.8 Comanche Peyote song (McAllester, 1949)

Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, New York

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Richard Crawford, Philip V. Bohlman, Chris Goertzen, D.K. Wilgus, Julien Olivier, Bill C. Malone, Barry Jean Ancelet, Mick Moloney, Marcello Sorce Keller, Stephen Erdely, Şahan Arzruni, Christina Jaremko, Mark Levy, Robert C. Metil, Michael G. Kaloyanides, Janice E. Kleeman, Timothy J. Cooley, Kenneth A. Thigpen, Margaret H. Beissinger, Margarita Mazo, Mark Forry, Robert B. Klymasz, Portia K. Maultsby, Gerard Béhague, Charlotte Heth, Beverley A. Cavanagh, Nazir A. Jairazbhoy, Zhang Weihua, Susan M. Asai, Youyoung Kang, George Ruckert, Amy R. Catlin and Ricardo D. Trimillos

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Amerindians with container rattles: engraving from Captain John Smith’s ‘Historie of Virginia’ (1624)

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F. Alberto Gallo

(fl 1271). English theorist, active in Italy. He was a clerk and a member of the household of Cardinal Ottobono Fieschi (later Pope Adrian V), and wrote his Practica artis musice in the cardinal's house, perhaps in August 1271 at Viterbo where the cardinal was staying for the conclave. The work is explicitly designed for teaching practical music to boys and includes all the conventional notions of the period concerning ...

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Kristine H. Burns

(b Pasadena, CA, March 1, 1955). American composer, theorist and computer programmer. He studied at Pomona College (mathematics and music composition, BA 1977) and SUNY, Buffalo (MA 1979, PhD 1984); his teachers included Morton Feldman, Lejaren Hiller, Kohn, Kotoński, John Steele Ritter and Dorrance Stalvey. In ...

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Lavern J. Wagner and Mitchell Brauner

(b Oirschot, Brabant, c1534; d Rome, Nov 20, 1605). Flemish singer and composer. After studying with his uncle, who was a singer at Antwerp Cathedral, he went to Rome, and by 1 March 1564 was a tenor in the papal chapel. He was released from this appointment on ...

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Christopher Palmer and Sergio Miceli

(b St Petersburg, 16/Oct 29, 1901; d Rome, June 7, 1983). Italian composer and conductor of Russian origin. A grandson of the composer Nikolay Sokolov and a brother of the cellist Massimo Amfitheatrof, he studied with Vītols in St Petersburg and Křička in Prague, but the greater part of his training was undertaken in Rome, where he studied composition with Respighi at the Conservatorio di S Cecilia (diploma ...

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Christopher Palmer and Sergio Miceli

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(b St Petersburg, Russia, 16/29 Oct 1901; d Rome, Italy, 7 June 1983). Italian composer and conductor of Russian origin. A grandson of the composer Nikolay Sokolov and a brother of the cellist Massimo Amfitheatrof, he studied with Vītols in St. Petersburg and Křička in Prague, but the greater part of his training was undertaken in Rome, where he studied composition with Respighi at the Conservatorio di S Cecilia (diploma 1924) and the organ at the Pontifical Academy of Sacred Music. He was engaged as a pianist, organist, and chorus assistant at the Augusteo (1924–9), also conducting the orchestra under Molinari's supervision. Thereafter he was artistic director of the Genoa and Trieste radio stations and conductor and manager for Italian radio in Turin; he also conducted elsewhere in Europe. In 1937 he went to the United States as associate conductor of the Minneapolis SO, and in ...

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David Fuller and Bruce Gustafson

(fl 1738). Pseudonym of the composer of Sei concerti a cinque, cembalo concertino, violino primo, violino secondo, alto viola e violoncello, avec quatre fugues pour l'orgue (Strasbourg, 1738), of which an incomplete manuscript copy exists in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. An engraved ‘nouvelle édition’ (...

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Peter Ross

Commedia lirica in three acts by Pietro Mascagni to a libretto by P. Suardon (Nicola Daspuro) from Erckmann-Chatrian’s story L’ami Fritz; Rome, Teatro Costanzi, 31 October 1891.

The sensational success of Cavalleria rusticana in 1890 aroused hopes that the precarious state in which Italian opera had existed for some decades was reaching a turning-point. In the next year Mascagni fulfilled those high hopes with ...

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Sybil Rosenfeld

( b Venice or Naples, 1682; d Madrid, 1752). Italian designer . He studied in Naples and with Belluchi in Düsseldorf, and was employed at the court of Bavaria (1717–27). He went to England with Farinelli and Giovanni Bononcini in 1729, and probably through their influence was engaged as principal painter at the King’s Theatre in London. According to Henry Angelo (...

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Frank Dobbins

City in France, capital of Picardy. Christianity was introduced in the 4th century, St Firminus being the city’s first bishop. The cathedral of Notre Dame, the largest in France, was built between 1220 and 1270. During the Middle Ages the town’s prosperity was based on the cloth trade. By the Treaty of Arras (...

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Robert Paul Kolt

(b Santiago, Chile, Jan 2, 1963). American composer, guitarist, ethnomusicologist, educator, and producer of Chilean birth. He immigrated to the United States as a child and studied guitar with Joseph Torello, Vincent Bredice, Lou Mowad, and George Aguiar. Amigo enrolled at Florida State University (...

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Michael Ullman, Barry Kernfeld, Gary W. Kennedy and Steve Smith

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Fredric Lieberman

(b Toulon, Feb 8, 1718; d Beijing, Oct 8, 1793). French writer on music. After a classical education, he entered the Society of Jesus as a novice in 1737, taught in Jesuit colleges for ten years, then, on being ordained, requested assignment to the China mission. He arrived in Beijing in ...

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Natan Shahar

(b Warsaw, Aug 8, 1909; d Yakum Kibbutz, Israel, Dec 18, 1993). Israeli composer and teacher of Russian descent. He received his early musical education in Moscow. In 1924 he emigrated with his family to Palestine, where he continued his musical studies with Shlomo Rozovsky (...

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Paul Attinello

(b Fresno, CA, Jan 19, 1945). American composer and administrator of Armenian descent. He studied at Fresno State University (BA in English 1967), San Francisco State University (MA in interdisciplinary creative arts 1969) and Mills College (MFA in electronic music and recording media ...