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Demetrius (20)

Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists. Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes ...

Violin

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David D. Boyden, Peter Walls, Peter Holman, Karel Moens, Robin Stowell, Peter Cooke, and Alastair Dick

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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2015
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Music
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...principal schools of violin teaching in the 19th and early 20th centuries. His Urstudien (1911) also contributed to the systematic development of left-hand technique, and his Hohe Schule des Fingersatzes auf der Geige (first published in Italian, Milan, 1960) significantly loosened traditional concepts of fingering. Other notable 20th-century pedagogical literature includes Capet’s Technique supérieure de l’archet (Paris, 1916), Auer’s Violin Playing as I Teach it (New York, 1921), Demetrius Dounis’s Künstlertechnik (Vienna, 1921), Elma and Erich...

Aulos

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Annie Bélis

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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...wrote a woman’s name on a vase (e.g. Helike, on a stamnos painted by Smikros, and Syko, ‘the Fig’, on a krater painted by Euphronios) or because they became high-class prostitutes or the mistresses of historically important men. One of these musicians was Lamia, the mistress of Demetrius Poliorcetes ( c 300 bce ), who scandalized all Greece by aspiring to take part in the aulos competition in the Pythian festival at Delphi; another was Bromias, whose lover Phayllus, tyrant of Phocis, stole offerings for her from the temple of Delphi ( c 355 bce ). In general,...

Darby, Ken

Darby, Ken (13 May 1909)   Reference library

Ross Care

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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2013
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Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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...1951; Meet Me After the Show, 1951; With a Song in My Heart, 1952; Rancho Notorious, 1952; Tonight We Sing, 1953; Call Me Madam, 1953; The Girl Next Door, 1953; The Robe, 1953; How to Marry a Millionaire, 1954; River of No Return, 1954; Three Coins in the Fountain, 1954, Demetrius and the Gladiators, 1954; The Egyptian, 1954; There's No Business Like Show Business, 1954; Prince Valiant, 1954; A Man Called Peter, 1955; Daddy Long Legs, 1955; The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing, 1955; Seven Cities of Gold, 1955; The King and I, 1956; Love Me Tender, 1956; Bus...

Waxman [Wachsmann], Franz

Waxman [Wachsmann], Franz (24 Dec 1906)   Reference library

Brendan G. Carroll

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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2013
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Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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... 1947 ; The Unsuspected, 1947 ; Sorry, Wrong Number, 1948 ; Johnny Holiday, 1949 ; Dark City, 1950 ; Sunset Boulevard, 1950 ; The Blue Veil, 1951 ; A Place in the Sun, 1951 ; Red Mountain, 1951 ; My Cousin Rachel, 1952 ; I, the Jury, 1953 ; Man on a Tightrop, 1953 ; Demetrius and the Gladiators, 1954 ; Prince Valiant, 1954 ; Rear Window, 1954 ; Mister Roberts, 1955 ; The Silver Chalice, 1955 ; Back from Eternity, 1956 ; Crime in the Streets, 1956 ; Miracle in the Rain, 1956 ; Peyton Place, 1957 ; Sayonara, 1957 ; The Spirit of St Louis, ...

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