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Ursel Schlicht

recorded her first work for large ensemble, A Genuine Tong Funeral (RCA). Two years later Charlie Haden commissioned her to arrange music for his album Liberation Music Orchestra ( 1969 , Imp.), and she subsequently arranged for all of the group’s future albums. The first performance of her best-known work, the genre-bending avant-garde jazz opera Escalator over the Hill ( 1971 , with lyrics by Paul Haines), featured a huge cast that included Jack Bruce, Linda Ronstadt, Don Cherry, and John McLaughlin. In 1964 Bley helped to organize the Jazz Composer’s Guild. The

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Andrew Lamb

York, 1983) F. Mailer : Weltbürger der Musik: eine Oscar-Straus-Biographie (Vienna, 1985) W.E. Studwell : ‘In the Tradition of the Strauss Family: … an Essay and Bibliography’, Music Reference Services Quarterly , 3/4 (1995), 45–53 See also from The New Grove Dictionary of Opera : Tapfere Soldat, Der ; and Walzertraum, Ein .