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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Rosenthal, Laurence

Rosenthal, Laurence (4 Nov 1926)   Reference library

Jon Burlingame

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... 1985 ; Peter the Great, 1986 ; On Wings of Eagles, 1986 ; Proud Men, 1987 ; The Bourne Identity, 1988 ; To Heal a Nation, 1988 ; My Name Is Bill W., 1989 ; Gore Vidal's “Billy the Kid,” 1989 ; Blind Faith, 1990 ; The Strauss Dynasty, 1991 ; Mark Twain and Me, 1991 ; Catherine the Great, 1995 ; The Member of the Wedding, 1997 ; Inherit the Wind, 1999 Concert works Orch: Overture in C, 1947 ; Horas, 1948 ; Ode (the Exequy), 1956 ; The Miracle Worker (from film score), 2002 ; Becket (film suite), 2003 ; Prophetic Voices, vn, perc, orch, 2004 ;...

White House

White House   Reference library

Elise K. Kirk

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...published by Mme. Le Pelletier of Baltimore. In 1817 Mrs. James Monroe purchased for the White House an elegant ormolu-mounted Erard grand piano with four pedals and a janissary attachment. During the administration of John Quincy Adams ( 1825–9 ) the first lady, Louisa Catherine Adams, sang her favorite Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and George Frideric Handel airs, French songs, and genteel English and American ballads to her own harp or piano accompaniment. With industrialization and the great railroad expansion, touring artists performed at the White House...

Sarkis

Sarkis (1964)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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...Zabunyan, Elvan : ‘La Lampe du corps, c'est l'œ il’ in in Sarkis — 103 aquarelles , exhibition catalogue, Musées de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 1989. Cousseau, Henry Claude : 42 heures du loup — Ici, la nuit est immense — Sarkis , Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, 1989. Lawless, Catherine : Artistes et ateliers , Éd. Jacqueline Chambon, Nîmes, 1990. Aubert, Jean / Ananth, Deepak / Köksal, Aykut / Allemand-Cosneau, Claude : Au commencement le son de la lumière à l'arrivée, Sarkis , exhibition catalogue, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, 1997. Cousseau, Henry Claude...

ADAMS, John

ADAMS, John (1735–1826)   Reference library

Brian E. Butler

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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...Ideas of John Adams ,” American Quarterly 25 (1973): 578–95. Bailyn, Bernard . The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution , 2nd edn (Cambridge, Mass., 1992). Bowen, Catherine Drinker . John Adams and The American Revolution (Boston, 1951). Brown, Walt . John Adams and the American Press (Jefferson, N.C., 1995). Charles, Joseph . “ Adams and Jefferson: The Origins of the American Party System ,” William and Mary Quarterly 12 (1955): 410–46. Cohen, I. Bernard . Science and the Founding Fathers: Science in the Political Thought of...

Northcote, James

Northcote, James (22 October 1746)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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...in White , GBP 105 London, 17 Dec 1926 : Mrs Alexander Maconochie , GBP 945; Alexander Maconochie , GBP 378 London, 2 March 1928 : Miss Shepherd , GBP 840 London, 8 June 1928 : Mrs Smith Barwell , GBP 1,680 London, 14 Dec 1928 : Miss Catherine Leicester , GBP 2,835 London, 15 May 1929 : Harriet Bernard Morland , GBP 220 London, 28 Feb 1930 : Diligence ; Dissipation (four paintings) GBP 735 London, 14 March 1930 : Colonel Black , GBP 525 London, 11 July 1930 : Lady Mary Lygon , GBP 1,207 New York, 2 April 1931 : Mrs Robinson , USD 450...

Opera companies, itinerant

Opera companies, itinerant   Reference library

Katherine K. Preston

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Music in America: Women Patrons and Activists since 1860 , ed. R.P. Locke and C. Barr (Berkeley, 1997), 134–63 B.F. Walsh : “Catherine Hayes An Early Donizetti Prima Donna,” OQ , xiv/3 (1998), 45–54 E.H. Cropsey : Crosby's Opera House: Symbol of Chicago's Cultural Awakening (Madison, 1999) J.C. Ottenberg : “Gustav Hinrichs and Opera in Philadelphia 1888–1896,” OQ , xv/2 (1999), 197–223 B.F. Walsh : Catherine Hayes (1818–1861): The Hibernian Prima Donna (Dublin, 2000) J. McPherson : “The Savage Innocents. Part I, King of the Castle: Henry W....

MADISON, James

MADISON, James (1751–1836)   Reference library

Shane J. Ralston

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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...Madison, and the Tenth Federalist ,” Huntington Library Quarterly 20 (August 1957): 343–60 Adams, Henry . History of the United States during the Administration of James Madison , 5 vols. (Washington D.C., 1986). Allgor, Catherine . A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation (New York, 2006). Bailyn, Bernard . The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Cambridge, Mass., 1967). Banning, Lance . The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic (Ithaca, N.Y., 1995). Brant, Irving . James...

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.)

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...(some 900 volumes of early editions and literature, along with two autograph manuscripts), and materials relating to Ernest Bloch , William Denny , Albert Elkus , Richard Felciano , Alfred Hertz , Earl “Fatha” Hines, Andrew Imbrie , Charles Seeger , Oscar Weil , Catherine Urner , Elinor Armer , and other California musicians. The library's recorded music collection includes the WPA Federal Music Project Archive of about 100 recordings of California folk music from field expeditions, as well as large (formerly private) collections of 78 rpm...

European American music

European American music   Reference library

Philip V. Bohlman, Stephen Erdely, Leon Janikian, Christina Jaremko, Ain Haas, Chris Goertzen, D.K. Wilgus, Mark Levy, Philip V. Bohlman, Robert C. Metil, Jesse A. Johnston, Julien Olivier, Stephen D. Winick, Bill C. Malone, Barry Jean Ancelet, Stephen d. Winick, Philip V. Bohlman, Michael G. Kaloyanides, Stephen Erdely, Lynn M. Hooker, Mick Moloney, Stephen D. Winick, Marcello Sorce Keller, Janice E. Kleeman, Timothy J. Cooley, Katherine Brucher, Carol Silverman, Kenneth A. Thigpen, Margaret H. Beissinger, Margarita Mazo, Chris Goertzen, Mark Forry, Janet Sturman, Philip V. Bohlman, Marcello Sorce Keller, Robert B. Klymasz, and Denis Hlynka

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Louisiana, there are Cajun communities extending into Texas, and players and enthusiasts of Cajun music all over America and indeed the world. Early Cajun vocal music included French traditional unaccompanied ballads and drinking songs, such as “Sept ans sur mer,” “Sainte Catherine,” and “Je payerais à boire,” which were soon modified to include imagery from the American frontier. The experience of exile was expressed in songs of frustrated courtship, lost love and broken families. The most popular instrument brought from France was the fiddle, for which...

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