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Keith and Albee

Keith and Albee   Reference library

Gillian M. Rodger

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...decade, Keith continued to refine his business model, forming agreements with rivals to eliminate competition. The B.F. Keith Corporation gained interests in theaters throughout New England as well as in New York and Philadelphia. Keith and Albee partnered with F.F. Proctor, extending their theatrical circuit into the Midwest in 1906 , and their agreements with early film studios for the right to exhibit their films made them the first theater to consistently show moving pictures. They also formed a centralized booking office, the United Booking Office,...

Brown Brothers

Brown Brothers   Reference library

David Wozniak

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... ( 1882–1950 ), along with his brothers Percy and Vern; brothers Alec and Fred joined to form the Five Brown Brothers in 1908 . William joined in 1912 , forming the Six Brown Brothers. Personnel in the ensemble was in constant flux, and included musicians not related to the Browns. The sextet contained two each of alto and tenor saxophones, one baritone saxophone, and one bass saxophone. The Brown Brothers benefited from the “Saxophone Craze” of the 1910s and 20s, for which Tom Brown has claimed the ensemble was responsible. At the height of the Brown...

Ferguson, Maynard

Ferguson, Maynard (4 May 1928)   Reference library

Scott Yanow

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...made him an inspiring and influential force for decades. Recordings ( selective list ) As leader: The Birdland Dream Band ( 1956 , Bb 6455); M. F. Horn ( 1970 , Col. C30466), incl. MacArthur Park; These Cats Can Swing ( 1994 , Concord 4669); One More Trip To Birdland ( 1996 , Concord 4729) Bibliography G. Hoefer and G. Lees : “The Man who Broke the Band Barrier,” Down Beat , xxvi/20 (1959), 20 R. Jungheim : Maynard! (CA, 2009) S. Yanow : Trumpet Kings (San Francisco, CA, 2001), 158–60 Scott...

Sherman, Leander S.

Sherman, Leander S. (28 April 1847)   Reference library

Mary Kay Duggan

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...went to San Francisco in 1861 as a clerk and repairer of music boxes, and opened his first music store there in 1870 . In 1871 he formed a partnership with F.A. Hyde (Sherman & Hyde), but Hyde sold his holdings in 1876 to Clement Comer Clay, a wholesale grocer from Memphis. Music publishing began as a minor part of the activities of Sherman, Clay & Co. in the 1870s, but the firm flourished in the first decades of the 20th century, when sales of popular sheet music reached more than a million copies and publishing offices were set up in many American...

Oquendo, Manny

Oquendo, Manny (1 Jan 1931)   Reference library

Jairo Moreno

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...style of Arsenio Rodriguez. In 1974 he formed Manny Oquendo y Libre (known as Conjunto Libre), leading the group for the rest of his professional career. In the early 1970s, he was also part of the groundbreaking Group Folklórico Experimental Nuevayorquino. His style and sound (low pitched drums, in the manner of Cuban players Ulpiano Díaz and Orestes Varona) reflected a strong aesthetic of restraint. Bibliography F.M. Figueroa : “Manny Oquendo: Up Close and Personal (interview),” Latin Beat Magazine , vii (1997), 20–3 A.E. Velez : “Manny Oquendo, Latin Band...

Hinshaw, William Wade

Hinshaw, William Wade (3 Nov 1867)   Reference library

Anne Minko

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... Baritone and impresario . He made his debut as Gounod's Méphistophélès with Henry Savage's company in St. Louis in 1899 . He then moved to Chicago, where he founded a school of opera and drama that merged with the Chicago Conservatory in 1903 . With the tenor James F. Sheehan, Hinshaw formed the Metropolitan Grand Opera Company to produce opera in English at the International Theatre in Chicago; it opened in January 1908 with Lohengrin, in which Hinshaw sang Telramund. He became a leading baritone at the Metropolitan Opera ( 1910–13 ), where he sang...

Hume, Paul

Hume, Paul (13 Dec 1915)   Reference library

Patrick J. Smith and Andrea F. Bohlman

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...he was also an established radio personality at WGMS. National recognition was afforded to Hume for his promotion and criticism of classical music in the form of a Peabody Award (1977) and numerous honorary doctorates, including one from Georgetown University (1979). Hume also taught at Georgetown University, where he directed the glee club (1950–77), and Yale University (1975–83). Patrick J. Smith / Andrea F....

Timberlake, Justin

Timberlake, Justin (31 Jan 1981)   Reference library

Miles White

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Snake Moan ( 2006 ) and The Social Network ( 2010 ). In 2011 he bought a minority stake in the social networking website MySpace. In 2013 he released a neo-soul influenced studio album The 20/20 Experience. Bibliography S. Hawkins : “[Un]justified: Gestures of straight-talk in Justin Timberlake's songs,” Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music , ed. F. Jarman-Ivens (London, 2007), 197–212 Miles White...

Whiting, Arthur Battelle

Whiting, Arthur Battelle (20 June 1861)   Reference library

Charles H. Kaufman and Charles S. Freeman

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Arthur Battelle ( b Cambridge, MA , 20 June 1861 ; d Beverly, MA , 20 July 1936 ). Composer and pianist . He was a nephew of composer and organist George Whiting. He first appeared as a concert pianist in Worcester, Massachusetts, at the age of 13. His formal musical education began at the New England Conservatory, where he studied piano under william h. Sherwood and harmony, counterpoint, and composition with louis Maas and george whitefield Chadwick . In 1883 he went to Germany, where he studied with joseph Rheinberger at the Munich...

Fiorito [Fio Rito], Ted [Teodorico] (Salvatore)

Fiorito [Fio Rito], Ted [Teodorico] (Salvatore) (20 Dec 1900)   Reference library

Andrew Lamb and Kate Wells Robson

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...[Fio Rito], Ted [Teodorico] (Salvatore) ( b Newark, NJ , 20 Dec 1900 ; d Scottsdale, AZ , 22 July 1971 ). Bandleader , composer , and pianist . He served as a piano accompanist in dance academies, cafés, and movie theaters, and a song plugger for a music publisher in New York. During the 1920s he collaborated with Dan Russo to form the Oriole Terrace Orchestra in Chicago. Fiorito composed a number of successful songs in the contemporary light, romantic dance style. He collaborated with such lyricists as Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, and Albert Von...

Miller, Leta

Miller, Leta (30 Sept 1947)   Reference library

Catherine Smith

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...and Cage followed, collectively adding up to a major reinterpretation of the American avant-garde of the 20th century. Most recently, she has embarked on a study of the music culture of San Francisco between 1906 and 1945 . She has received numerous grants and awards, including several from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Copland Fund, and the American Philosophical Society. Writings with F. Lieberman : “Lou Harrison and the American Gamelan,” American Music , xvii (1999), 146–78 “Cage, Cunningham,...

Valdés, Bebo

Valdés, Bebo (9 Oct 1918)   Reference library

Jairo Moreno

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...approach of Art Tatum and the lyricism of Bill Evans. His vast repertoire encompasses 19th-century and early 20th-century Cuban classical music, Cuban vernacular forms such as the son and the bolero, Afro-Cuban religious music, and traditional and modern American jazz. Bibliography L. Acosta : Descarga Cubana: el jazz en Cuba 1900–1950 (Havana, 2000) L. Acosta : Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: One Hundred Years of Jazz in Cuba (New York, 2003) F. González : “Bebo Valdés: La tradición innovadora,” Scherzo Piano , i (2003), 92–4 M. Lundahl : Bebo de Cuba:...

Field holler

Field holler   Reference library

Paul Oliver

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... an annual “hollerin’” contest has been held in Sampson County, North Carolina. Bibliography F.L. Olmstead : A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States in the Years 1853–1854 , ii (New York, 1856, 2/1904), 19–20 R.B. Brown : “Some Notes on the Southern ‘Holler,’” Journal of American Folklore , lxvii (1954), 73–7 A. Lomax : “Murderer's Home,” Negro Prison Songs , Tradition 1020 (1957) [disc notes] D. Epstein : Sinful Tunes and Spirituals (Urbana, IL, 1977), 181–3 S.F. Hendson , M. Wilson , and the Rounder Collective: Hollerin’: the Ceased Music , Rounder CD...

Church of the Nazarene

Church of the Nazarene   Reference library

Harold E. Raser

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...forms of worship that draw widely from the rich historical heritage of church music. Ethnically diverse congregations in North America and Nazarene churches outside North America employ a large variety of culturally diverse musical forms in addition to, or in place of, the “official” hymnal. Bibliography E. Whitsett : A History of the Lillenas Publishing Company and Its Relationship to the Church of the Nazarene (Kansas City, MO, 1972) G.L. Hubert : A Study of the Hymnody of the Church of the Nazarene (thesis, University of Southern California, 1977) F.A....

Russell & Tolman

Russell & Tolman   Reference library

Geraldine Ostrove

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Music Trade. From 1856 to 1858 he had another partner, Nathan Richardson, and published Reed's former catalog. He also formed a brief partnership in 1858 with Fuller (possibly Francis Fuller, a piano maker, or William Fuller, an instrument maker). Russell & Tolman was formed in 1858 from combining the catalogs of Reed & Russell and Russell & Richardson with that of Henry Tolman ( b Boston, MA, 15 Jan 1821 ; d Cohasset, MA, 20 Nov 1888 ), who had operated his own firm dealing in musical instruments and umbrellas since 1846 and publishing since ...

Conway, Patrick

Conway, Patrick (4 July 1867)   Reference library

Raoul F. Camus

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... Journal of Band Research , xxvii/2 (1992), 20–33 M. Fonder : “Patrick Conway: a Thumbnail Biographical Sketch,” CBDNA Journal , xi (1997), 26–28 Raoul F....

Hopekirk

Hopekirk (20 May 1856)   Reference library

Pamela Fox and Laurie Blunsom

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... [ Wilson ], Helen ( b Edinburgh, UK , 20 May 1856 ; d Cambridge, MA , 19 Nov 1945 ). Pianist , composer , and teacher of Scottish birth. Following early studies in piano and composition in Edinburgh, she attended the Leipzig Conservatory from 1876 until 1878 . There she studied with Carl Reinecke, Salomon Jadassohn (composition), louis Maas (piano), and E.F. Richter (counterpoint) and formed lifelong friendships with fellow students Carl Muck and George Whitefield Chadwick. Following successful debuts with the Leipzig Gewandhaus (...

Stevens, Wallace

Stevens, Wallace (2 Oct 1879)   Reference library

J.M. Edelstein and Michael Meckna

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... (Princeton, NJ, 1967) J.N. Serio : “The Ultimate Music Is Abstract: Charles Ives and Wallace Stevens,” Bucknell Review , xxiv/2 (1978), 120–31 M.A. Hovland : Musical Settings of American Poetry: A Bibliography (Westport, CT, 1986) [incl. list of settings] M.F. Alfano : A Certain Order of Forms: The Music of Harmonium (diss., Fordham U., NY, 1986) B.H. Boring : The Decomposer's Art: Ideas of Music in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens (New York, 1990) C. Colford : Music and Silence in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens (diss., U. of Liverpool, 1992) K....

Urso, Camilla

Urso, Camilla (13 June 1842)   Reference library

Susan Kagan

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...violin and helped to further the activities of the newly formed Women's String Orchestra. She was an outspoken advocate of professional and economic equality for women as orchestral musicians. Bibliography C. Barnard : Camilla: a Tale of a Violin (Boston, 1874) A.R. Coolidge : “Urso, Camilla,” Notable American Women , iii, ed. E.T. James , J.W. James , and P.S. Boyer (Cambridge, MA, 1971), 502–3 S. Kagan : “Camilla Urso: a Nineteenth-Century Violinist's View,” Signs , ii (1977), 727–34 A.F. Block : “Two Virtuoso Performers in Boston: Jenny Lind and...

Liberati, Alessandro

Liberati, Alessandro (24 Aug 1847)   Reference library

Raoul F. Camus

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...band and Baldwin's Band of Boston. He also led the band of the 71st Regiment in New York, and from 1889 to 1890 toured the United States and Canada with his own ensemble, Liberati's Grand Military Band, which remained active for 20 years. His band concerts included one-act abridgments of grand operas, and in 1907 he formed the Liberati Grand Opera Company, which by 1915 consisted of a 65-piece band, a chorus, and ten soloists. In 1919 , at the age of 72, he became bandmaster of the Dodge Brothers Concert Band in Detroit, and continued to play cornet....

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