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Hancock, Herbie

Steven F. Pond

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Herbie HancockIntroductionHerbie Hancock (Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, b. 1940) is one of the key figures in jazz, although his musical importance extends...

Hanslick, Eduard

Nicole Grimes

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Eduard Hanslick Introduction Eduard Hanslick (b. 1825–d. 1904) was one of the most influential music critics and musical thinkers of the 19th ...

Haydn, Joseph

Melanie Lowe

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Joseph Haydn Introduction Joseph Haydn (b. 1732–d. 1809) was an Austrian composer who during his lifetime became the most famous and celebrate...

Hensel, Fanny

Laura Stokes

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Fanny HenselIntroductionFanny Hensel (Fanny Cäcilie Mendelssohn Bartholdy, b. 1805–d. 1847) was one of the best-known and most prolific female compose...

Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Hildegard of BingenIntroductionHildegard of Bingen (b. 1098–d. 1179), Benedictine nun and founder of a religious community, is highly unusual in being...

Hindemith, Paul

Joel Haney

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Paul HindemithIntroductionPaul Hindemith (b. 1895–d. 1963) was one of the most versatile and energetic musicians among the major 20th-century composer...

History of Music Theory

Thomas Christensen

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

History of Music TheoryIntroductionThe field of music theory encompasses a broad range of thought and activities that have varied widely over time. Th...

Holst, Gustav

Richard Greene

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Gustav HolstIntroductionGustav Holst (1874–1934) was a major figure on the English music scene in the first half of the 20th century and noted for his...

Honegger, Arthur

Brian Hart

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Arthur Honegger Introduction Arthur Honegger (b. 1892–d. 1955) became one of the most famous composers in France in the decades following Worl...

Ichiyanagi, Toshi

Yayoi Uno Everett

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Toshi Ichiyanagi Introduction Toshi Ichiyanagi is an influential and prolific Japanese composer who has contributed widely to postwar aestheti...

Iconography, Early Modern European

Barbara R. Hanning

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Early Modern European Iconography Introduction Music has been the performing art most frequently memorialized in the visual arts, resulting in...

Ifukube, Akira

Brooke McCorkle

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Akira IfukubeIntroductionAkira Ifukube (b. 31 May 1914–d. 8 February 2006) was among the most prolific and popular Japanese composers of the 20th cent...

India, Music in

Max Katz

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Music in IndiaIntroductionHome to more than 17 percent of the earth’s population today, India offers a dizzying diversity of musical traditions, pract...

Indigenous Musics of the Arctic

Heidi Aklaseaq Senungetuk

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Indigenous Musics of the ArcticIntroductionCircumpolar Indigenous peoples share a common cultural thread that may at times seem disparate because of m...


Andrew Weintraub

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Indonesia Introduction Musicological attention to the music of Indonesia dates to the late 19th century and early 20th century, particularly t...

Instrumentation and Orchestration

Paul Mathews

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Instrumentation and OrchestrationIntroductionInstrumentation and orchestration refer to the body of technical knowledge required to arrange musical co...

Instruments, Musical

Jennifer C. Post

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Musical Instruments Introduction Musical instruments are devices used to produce musical sound. Instruments also express individual and communit...

Iran, Music in

Ameneh Youssefzadeh

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Music in IranIntroductionIran is a vast multiethnic and multilingual state with rich and diverse musical traditions. What is often called “Persian mus...


Axel Klein

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

IrelandIntroductionAs one of the natural consequences of the general upsurge of musicology in Ireland since the early 1990s, Irish musical bibliograph...

Isaac, Heinrich

Giovanni Zanovello, Ryan E. J. Young

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Heinrich Isaac Introduction Heinrich Isaac (b. c. 1450–d. 1517) is regarded as one of the most celebrated singers and composers of his generat...

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