Update
The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.
Dismiss

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 entries  for:

  • All: Dodge Commission x
clear all

View:

Overview

Dodge Commission

A body appointed by President William McKinley in 1898 to investigate charges of neglect that led to appalling conditions in U.S. military camps during the Spanish-American War (1898). It ...

Electronic instruments

Electronic instruments   Reference library

Hugh Davies

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
40,167 words

...Luciano Berio, Alexander Goehr, François-Bernard Mâche, Rolf Riehm, Manfred Stahnke, Michael Tippett, Mark-Anthony Turnage, and others. Synthesizers of the past were replaced by computer-based sound synthesis for compositions such as ‘The Staff of Aesculapius’ (1997) by Charles Dodge, where a sampler is operated on stage. Tod Machover used hyperinstrument versions of strings in his Hyperstring Trilogy for chamber orchestra (1991). The first of several synthesizer festivals and workshops was held in Bonn in 1974. For several years from 1979 the Ars Electronica...

Sampson, David

Sampson, David (26 Jan 1951)   Reference library

Jason S. Bergman

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
158 words

...has received grants from the NEA, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Barlow Endowment, the Jerome Foundation, the Cary Trust, and the Dodge Foundation. Some of his more prominent works include Morning Music for brass quintet; Jersey Rain for baritone solo, chorus, and orchestra; Triptych for trumpet and orchestra; Breathing Lessons for saxophone quartet; and Dectet for mixed ensemble commissioned for the Chicago Chamber Musicians. He served as composer-in-residence for the Colonial Symphony Orchestra from 1998 to 2007 . Jason S....

Warland, Dale Eugene

Warland, Dale Eugene (14 April 1932)   Reference library

Mary K. Geston

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
254 words

...Dale Eugene ( b Fort Dodge, IA , 14 April 1932 ). Conductor , educator , and composer . He commissioned Jean Berger's first US composition while attending St. Olaf College (BA, 1954 ) and established a male chorus while serving at Scott Air Force Base ( 1954–6 ). Warland studied with dominick Argento at University of Minnesota (MA, theory/composition, 1960 ) and prepared Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem for Robert Shaw ( 1960 ). At University of Southern California (DMA, church music, 1965 ) he studied with charles Hirt (choral) and halsey...

Dodge, Charles

Dodge, Charles (5 June 1942)   Reference library

Jerome Rosen

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
745 words

...and Guggenheim Fellowships ( 1972 , 1975 ). He has received commissions from the Fromm Foundation, the Koussevitzky Foundation, the Arts Council of Great Britain, Swedish National Radio, Groupe de Musique Expérimentale de Bourges, and the Los Angeles PO. He has been president ( 1971–5 ) and chairman of the board of directors ( 1975–80 ) of the ACA, president ( 1979–82 ) of the AMC, and has held offices in numerous other professional organizations devoted to the work of 20th-century composers. Dodge became active as a composer of computer music in the...

Klein, Judy

Klein, Judy (14 April 1943)   Reference library

Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
375 words

...[ Judith ] ( b Chicago, IL , 14 April 1943 ). Composer . She took the BA at the University of California, Berkeley ( 1967 ), a diploma at the conservatory in Basle ( 1977 ), and the MA at New York University ( 1987 ). Her principal teachers were reynold Weidenaar , Kessler, Dodge, Lilli Friedemann, and ruth Anderson . She has been an instructor and director at the computer music studios of New York University and created the Electro-Acoustic Music Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. She has been guest composer and...

Hervig, Richard B(ilderback)

Hervig, Richard B(ilderback) (24 Nov 1917)   Reference library

J. Gottlieb and Christian Carey

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
479 words

...of the Center for New Music in 1966 . Upon his retirement in 1988 , he was appointed to a post at the Juilliard School, where he co-chaired the Literature & Materials of Music Department and taught until 2000 . His pupils have included charles Dodge and william Hibbard , among others. He has received commissions from the National Music Council, the National Federation of Music Clubs, and numerous performers. Hervig's compositions, most of which are instrumental and tonal, show a disciplined approach to standard forms and an exploration of timbral...

Fromm, Paul Jakob

Fromm, Paul Jakob (28 Sept 1906)   Reference library

Gary Galván

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
607 words

...as “Fromm Week.” Composer Ralph Shapey called Fromm the “Esterhazy of the 20th Century.” Fromm regularly consulted a wide variety of modern music figures to guide his philanthropic efforts. Advisors included such figures as John Adams, Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter, Charles Dodge, John Eaton, Ben Johnston, Gunther Schuller, Roger Sessions, and Joan Tower. His devotion to musical pluralism and progress prompted him to withdraw funding from Princeton's Perspectives in Music in 1972 for their staunch serialist focus. When Schuller appeared to be avoiding...

Koussevitzky Foundations

Koussevitzky Foundations   Reference library

Jane Gottlieb and Michael Mauskapf

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
2,714 words

...the New York New Music Ensemble. Some of the best known commissions include Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes , and Aaron Copland's Third Symphony. Both foundations are administered jointly from New York and assisted by the Aaron Copland Fund and the Library of Congress, where the original manuscripts of all commissioned works are deposited. List. The following is a list of completed works commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundations, arranged by date of commission. 1942 : S. Barber, Prayers of Kierkegaard , vv, orch; N....

La Barbara

La Barbara (8 June 1947)   Reference library

Laura Kuhn

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,259 words

...techniques as multiphonics, circular breathing, ululation, and glottal clicks, all of which have become her signature sounds. Singularly influential, she has given numerous first performances of works written especially for her by American composers such as Ashley , Cage , Dodge , Feldman , and Lentz , among many others. In 1993 she appeared in the New York premiere of Subotnick's opera Jacob's Room , and in 1994 in the title role in the New York premiere of Ashley's quartet of operas Now Eleanor's Idea , as well as in the Florida Grand Opera...

Band

Band   Reference library

Raoul F. Camus

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
10,499 words
Illustration(s):
2

...in the standard instrumentation established for the use of U.S. army bands.” In many western communities the only music available was that provided by the local military post band. While most were unknown outside their own areas, some had famous directors, such as the Fort Dodge (Iowa) Military Band, led for 38 years by Karl L. King , and the Long Beach (California) Municipal Band led by Herbert L. Clarke , then J.J. Richards . There were fraternal and sororal organizations such as the many Shrine bands led by Henry Fillmore , Fred Jewell , Ned...

Ellington, Duke

Ellington, Duke (29 April 1899)   Reference library

Marcello Piras

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
6,681 words

... Autres écrits sur le jazz. Tome 2 (Paris, 1982) G. Schuller : The Swing Era: The Development Of Jazz, 1930–1945 (New York, 1989) J. McLaren : Form and Feeling: The Critical Reception of Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington and Langston Hughes, 1920–1966 (New York, 1990) R.P. Dodge : Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance. Collected Writings, 1929–1964 (New York, 1995) G. Lock : Blutopia. Visions of the Future and Revisions of the Past in the Work of Sun Ra, Duke Ellington, and Anthony Braxton (Durham, NC, 1999) W. Enstice and P. Rubin : Jazz Spoken Here:...

Libraries and collections

Libraries and collections   Reference library

Mary Wallace Davidson, D.W. Krummel, and James P. Cassaro

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
45,565 words

...American popular music, film music, American musical theater, and performances of historic significance. Special recordings collections include the Len Lyons Collection of jazz recordings, the Robert P. Outerbridge collection of opera and vocal music, and the Joseph Jeffers Dodge Duke Ellington Collection. The library's Audio Preservation Studio, a state-of-the-art facility with a staff of experienced engineers, exists to preserve and reformat the rare and unique audio materials held by the library. The Isham Library, established in Memorial Church in ...

View: