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Gabrieli, Giovanni

David Bryant

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Giovanni GabrieliIntroductionGiovanni Gabrieli (b. c. 1554/7–d. 1612) is generally regarded as the supreme representative of large-scale Venetian cere...

Gender and Sexuality in Music

Emily Wilbourne

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Gender and Sexuality in MusicIntroductionThe field of gender and sexuality studies emerged in the wake of feminist musicology and work on women in mus...

Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, Carlo

Alexandra Amati-Camperi

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa Introduction Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, Count of Conza, and so on (b. 1566–d. 1613) is perhaps the mos...

Gibbons, Orlando

Richard Turbet

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Orlando GibbonsIntroductionOrlando Gibbons was born into a musical family in Cambridge, and was baptized on Christmas Day, 25 December 1583. His fathe...

Glass, Philip

Ryan Ebright

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Philip GlassIntroductionPhilip Glass (b. 1937) is one of the key American composers and performers associated with musical minimalism, alongside Steve...

Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich

Albrecht Gaub

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Mikhail Ivanovich GlinkaIntroductionMikhail Ivanovich Glinka (b. 1804–d. 1857; first name also spelled Michail, Mihail, or Michel; patronymic Ivanovič...

Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter Von

Patricia Howard

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Christoph Willibald Ritter Von Gluck Introduction Christoph Willibald Gluck (b. 1714–d. 1787) has a secure place in history as the reformer of...

Gounod, Charles

Steven Huebner

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Charles GounodIntroductionCharles François Gounod (b. 17 June 1818–d. 18 October 1893) was recognized as one of the most prominent composers in France...

Greece, Music in

Panayotis League

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Music in GreeceIntroductionLocated at the geographical and cultural meeting point of Europe, Asia, the Balkans, and North Africa, the Greek peninsula ...

Grétry, André

R.J. Arnold

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

André Grétry Introduction André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (b. 1741–d. 1813) was the most successful composer of opéra-comique in France in the las...

Guido of Arezzo

James Grier

Subject: Music »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Guido of ArezzoIntroductionGuido d’Arezzo is perhaps the most important writer about music between Boethius and Tinctoris. His four authentic writings...

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...

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