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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...

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...

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