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In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

Berklee College Of Music

Berklee College Of Music  

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This prestigious establishment was founded in 1945 by jazz pianist Lawrence Berk in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Originally called the Schillinger House Of Music (changing its name to Berklee School ...
Āsthāna Vidwān

Āsthāna Vidwān  

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Term used in many south Indian regions for a performing artiste, writer, or any similar person of eminence who is attached to royal durbars or wellknown religious establishments (like the famous ...
Thank God It's Friday

Thank God It's Friday  

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After Saturday Night Fever at the 2001 Odyssey disco inferno, welcome to Friday night at a rather more down-market establishment, The Zoo in Hollywood. Strutting their funky stuff we have ...
Astral Weeks (Van Morrison album)

Astral Weeks (Van Morrison album)  

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Quoted, recommended and worshipped by the critics for over 30 years, this underground masterpiece has now become part of the establishment. It cries out to be listened to without interruption ...
Robert Earl Keen

Robert Earl Keen  

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B. 11 January 1956, Houston, Texas, USA. In the mid-70s, Keen befriended Lyle Lovett at Texas A&M University, an establishment that combined academic and military activities. They often sang and ...
Steelyard Blues

Steelyard Blues  

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Although made several years after such classic ‘outlaw’ statements as Easy Rider or Two Lane Blacktop, this 1972 feature for Warner Brothers contains elements of anti-establishment rhetoric. Donald ...
Donovan

Donovan  

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B. Donovan Philips Leitch, 10 May 1946, Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland. Uncomfortably labelled ‘Britain’s answer to Bob Dylan ’ Donovan did not fit in well with the folk establishment. Instead, it ...
barrelhouse

barrelhouse  

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A style of loud, earthy piano-playing designed to overcome the noise of the ‘barrelhouse’, a low-class American establishment serving drink from the barrel. The style led to the development of ...
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe

Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe  

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There really was an establishment with this name in New York, owned and operated by the master-showman and songwriter himself, along with the New York Supper Club and two theatres. ...
Antonio Caldara

Antonio Caldara  

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(b Venice, c.1670; d Vienna, 1736).It. composer, pupil of Legrenzi. Choirboy at St Mark's, Venice. Choirmaster at Mantua court, 1699–1708. Choirmaster in Prince Ruspoli's establishment in Rome, ...
Hard Rock Café

Hard Rock Café  

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The Hard Rock Café’s blend of fast-food, rock music and ecological awareness has proved an irresistible draw since its establishment by Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton in London’s Park Lane ...
Joseph Holbrooke

Joseph Holbrooke  

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(b Croydon, 1878; d London, 1958).Eng. composer and pianist. Mus.‐hall pianist at age of 12. Pianist‐cond. for travelling pantomime 1899. After perf. of his tone‐poem The Raven (1900) his works were ...
New Swing

New Swing  

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Although it was much too readily dismissed by the jazz establishment as a fad, new swing (also known as retro swing) caught on in a big way in the mid-90s. ...
Rodolphe Kreutzer

Rodolphe Kreutzer  

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(b Versailles, 1766; d Geneva, 1831).Fr. violinist and composer. Début Paris, Concert Spirituel 1780 (in Stamitz conc.). 1st vn. in Chapelle du Roi 1785, and soloist at Paris Théâtre des Italiens ...
Frank Bridge

Frank Bridge  

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(b Brighton, 1879; d Eastbourne, 1941).Eng. composer, conductor, violinist, violist, and teacher. Played vn. and va. in several str. qts., incl. Joachim, Grimson, and English. Was a member of the ...
Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel  

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(1875–1937)French composer, who was influenced by Debussy and whose richly orchestrated music and chamber music form part of the modern repertoire.Ravel studied at the Paris Conservatoire ...
Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček  

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(1854–1928)Czech composer. Best known for his operas, Janáček was deeply influenced by native folk music and the rhythms of Czech speech.One of fourteen children of a village schoolmaster, Janáček ...
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina  

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(b Palestrina, nr. Rome, c.1525; d Rome, 1594).It. composer who took his name from his birthplace. Chorister at S. Maria Maggiore, Rome, in 1537. Studied in Rome c.1540. Organist and choirmaster, ...
Coyle, Spencer

Coyle, Spencer  

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(Britten: Owen Wingrave). Bass‐bar. Head of a military cramming establishment. Tries to persuade Owen to continue as a soldier. Created (TV 1971/stage 1973) by John Shirley‐Quirk.
Lechmere

Lechmere  

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(Britten: Owen Wingrave). Ten. A young student with Owen at Coyle's cramming establishment. He can't wait to go to war and fight. Created (1971 TV/1973) by Nigel Douglas.

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