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Richard Theodore Ely

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(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

Chanler, Theodore

Chanler, Theodore (29 April 1902)   Reference library

David E. Campbell and Laura L. Broughton

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Sleeps (W.E. Henley), 1946; The Policeman in the Park (Feeney), 1948 Inst: Sonata, vn, pf, 1927; 5 Short Colloquies, pf, 1936; 3 Short Pieces, pf, 1939; Toccata, pf, 1939; Aftermath, pf, 1941; A Child in the House, pf, 1949; other, incl. org pieces MSS in Wc Principal publishers: Associated, G. Schirmer Bibliography E.A. Nordgreen : An Analytical Study of the Songs of Theodore Chanler (diss., New York U., 1980) L.L. Broughton : A Study of the Unpublished Solo Songs of Theodore Chanler (diss., U. of Southern Mississippi, 1994) David E. Campbell /...

Morse, Theodore

Morse, Theodore (13 April 1873)   Reference library

William Brooks

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Arrah Wanna (1906); Keep on the sunny side (1906); In Monkey Land (1907); Down in Jungle Town (1908); I’ve taken quite a fancy to you (1908); Another Rag (1911); When Uncle Joe plays a rag on his old banjo (1912); M-O-T-H-E-R (1915); Sing me love's lullaby (1917) Bibliography Obituary, Clipper (31 May 1924) J. Walsh : “Theodore Morse: a Centenary Tribute,” Hobbies , lxxviii (1973), no.2, p.37; no.3, p.37 W. Craig : Sweet and Lowdown (Metuchen, NJ, 1978) William...

Upton, George P(utnam)

Upton, George P(utnam) (25 Oct 1834)   Reference library

Mary Ann Feldman and James Deaville

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...about musical repertories for the education of American audiences; they experienced multiple editions during his lifetime. He also translated several books from the German, including Ludwig Nohl's biographies of composers (Franz Josef Haydn, Franz Liszt, and Richard Wagner). A staunch supporter of Theodore Thomas, he undertook publicity that assisted in securing the conductor's commitment to Chicago. His valuable Musical Memories ( 1908 ) chronicles Chicago's early music history. He also contributed to national publications including Dwight's Journal of...

Thomas, Theodore

Thomas, Theodore (11 Oct 1835)   Reference library

Ezra Schabas (1) and Joseph Horowitz (2)

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... (diss., Ohio State U., 1942) A. Loft : “Richard Wagner, Theodore Thomas and the American Centennial,” MQ , xxxvii (1951), 184 J.H. Mueller : The American Symphony Orchestra: a Social History of Musical Taste (Bloomington, IN, 1951) H.C. Schonberg : The Great Conductors (New York, 1967) T.C. Russell : Theodore Thomas: his Role in the Development of Musical Culture in the United States, 1835–1905 (diss., U. of Minnesota, 1969) J.E. Holliday : “The Musical Legacy of Theodore Thomas,” Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin , xxvii (1969), 191 J.A....

Ward, Justine

Ward, Justine (7 Aug 1879)   Reference library

Richard R. Bunbury

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Her approach spread throughout Catholic schools in the United States and Europe, particularly following the 1920 Gregorian Congress at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Changes in music education in the 1950s and disuse of chant in the Church lead to the method's decline. Theodore Marier of St. Paul's Choir School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, began publishing new editions of her textbooks in 1976 . Bibliography G.M. Steinschulte : Die Ward-Bewegung: Studien zur Realizierung der Kirchenmusikreform Papst Pius X. in der erste Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts ...

American Opera Company

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Dee Baily

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...if unknown, American singers for productions of grand opera sung in English. Thurber appointed a board of eminent directors with andrew Carnegie as president, and engaged theodore Thomas , who had his own touring orchestra, as music director. Among the fully staged operas presented by the troupe were W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute , C.W. Gluck's Orpheus and Euridice , Richard Wagner's Lohengrin and The Flying Dutchman , Victor Massé's Galatea , Verdi's Aida , Karl Goldmark's Queen of Sheba , and the American premiere of Anton Rubinstein's Nero ;...

Lucas, Clarence

Lucas, Clarence (19 Oct 1866)   Reference library

Carl Morey

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Reservation, ON , 19 Oct 1866 ; d Sèvres, France , 1 July 1947 ). Canadian composer and conductor . He began serious study of the piano, the trombone, and harmony in Montreal in about 1878 . In 1885 he went to Paris where he studied with G.-E. Marty and, at the Conservatoire, with Theodore Dubois . In 1889 he returned to Canada, where he taught at the Toronto College of Music and the Hamilton Wesleyan Ladies’ College. He also appeared as conductor of the Hamilton Philharmonic Society. He left Canada again in the next year to teach theory and...

Hoover, Herbert

Hoover, Herbert (1874–1964)   Reference library

Gary Dean Best

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

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...Institution Press, 1983. Clements, Kendrick A. The Life of Herbert Hoover: Imperfect Visionary 1918–1928 . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Leuchtenburg, William E. Herbert Hoover . New York: Times Books, 2009. Nash, Gary H. , ed. Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath . Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2011. Smith, Richard Norton . An Uncommon Man: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. Gary Dean...

Neuendorff, Adolf

Neuendorff, Adolf (13 June 1843)   Reference library

John Koegel

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...in fall 1875 his German company, starring tenor Theodore Wachtel and soprano Eugenie Pappenheim, appeared at the Academy of Music. Neuendorff opened his second and larger Germania Theater in the former Wallack's Theater in 1881 , but because of greater expenses he was forced to close in 1883 and he left theatrical management permanently thereafter. Neuendorff had an extensive and varied career conducting opera and orchestral music throughout the United States: American premieres in German of three of Richard Wagner's operas: Lohengrin ( 3 April 1871 ,...

Taft, William Howard

Taft, William Howard (1857–1930)   Reference library

Lewis L. Gould

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

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...; Justice, Military ; McKinley, William ; Monroe Doctrine ; Panama Canal ; Panama, U.S. Military Intervention in ; Pan-American Union ; Philippine War (1899–1902) ; Roosevelt, Theodore ; Trade and Tariffs and U.S. Diplomacy and War ; United States Foreign Relations ; Wilson, Woodrow ; and World War I (1914–1918) .] Bibliography Arnold, Peri E. Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901–1916 . Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2009. Gobat, Michel . Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua under U.S. Imperial...

Centennial Exhibition

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Martha Furman Schleifer

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...showcased the United States as an industrial power and Philadelphia as a city of culture and industry. President Grant and over 100,000 people attended opening day ceremonies at which Theodore Thomas, assisted by Dudley Buck , conducted an orchestra of 150 and a chorus of 1000. The program began with national airs from the USA and participating countries, and Richard Wagner 's poorly reviewed Grand Festival March: For the Opening of the Centennial, Commemorative of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America , commissioned by the...

Bloomfield Zeisler

Bloomfield Zeisler (16 July 1863)   Reference library

Diana R. Hallman

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...( 1896 , 1901 ), and Canada ( 1909 ), and performed frequently in American urban centers and small towns. She accrued 23 appearances with the Boston Symphony and at least 19 with the Chicago Orchestra, and she concertized with such prominent conductors as Theodore Thomas , Arthur Nikisch , and Richard Strauss . Her “staggering repertoire” (as noted by Harold Schonberg ) centered on Romantic character pieces, virtuosic solo works, and concertos, along with a handful of Baroque compositions, early to late Beethoven sonatas, and contemporaneous works....

WEISS, John

WEISS, John (1818–1879)   Reference library

David Puller

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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...our enemy: it is tempting the divine forbearance to the point where forgiveness ceases, and retribution for ourselves begins.” During this period Weiss also reflected on the transcendentalists. In 1864 , he published the official biography of Theodore PARKER entitled Life and Correspondence of Theodore Parker, Minister of the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society, Boston . Although the work is not organized chronologically, it remains valuable to modern scholars because many of Weiss’ sources are now lost. In 1865 Weiss wrote a controversial review...

Eritrea

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...Chronicle , April 19, 2007. Lobban, Richard A. “Eritrean Liberation Front: A Close Up View.” Munger Africana Library Notes 13.Pasadena, Calif.: California Institute of Technology. 1972. Lobban, Richard A. “ The Eritrean War: Issues and Implications. ” Canadian Journal of African Studies 10(2): 335–346. 1976. Longrigg, Stephen H. A Short History of Eritrea . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1945. OʾFahey, R. S. “ Sudanese (and some other) Sources for Eritrean History, A Bibliographical Note. ” Sudanic Africa 12(2001): 131–142. Richard A. Lobban,...

White House

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Cathy K. Kaufman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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...and to keep them voting Republican. Although menus from the Hayes administration Buy American, or at Least Decorate American An 1826 federal law required that “all furniture purchased for the use of the President's House (the name “White House” was adopted only during Theodore Roosevelt's presidency) shall be as far as practicable of American or domestic manufacture.” This legislation helped promote the fledgling domestic glass industry: virtually all glassware since then has been purchased from American manufacturers. Not so with porcelain. American...

White House

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Elise K. Kirk

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...SO performed. Bibliography E. Singleton : The Story of the White House (New York, 1907) A.D. Brown : The White House: a Bibliographical List (Washington, DC, 1953; suppl. 1960) H.E. Johnson : “The Adams Family and Good Listening,” JAMS , xi (1958), 165 V. Carosso : “Music and Musicians in the White House,” New York Historical Society Quarterly , xlviii (1964), 101 K. Bernard : Lincoln and the Music of the Civil War (Caldwell, ID, 1966) L.L. Soules : Music at the White House during the Administration of Theodore Roosevelt (MMEd thesis, Catholic...

Paine, John Knowles

Paine, John Knowles (9 Jan 1839)   Reference library

Kenneth C. Roberts, Jr. and John C. Schmidt

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Harvard University—an Interview with J. K. Paine,” Music [Chicago], ix (1896), 644–9 G.P. Upton , ed.: Theodore Thomas: a Musical Autobiography (Chicago, 1905/ R ) L.C. Elson : “John Knowles Paine,” The Etude , xxiv (1906), 104 W.S.B. Mathews : “German Influence upon American Music as Noted in the Work of Dudley Buck, J.K. Paine, … ,” The Musician , xv (1910), 160 R.F. Thomas : Memoirs of Theodore Thomas (New York, 1911/ R ) E. Eames : Some Memories and Reflections (New York, 1927) G.T. Edwards : Music and Musicians of Maine (Portland,...

Delius, Frederick

Delius, Frederick (29 Jan 1862)   Reference library

Kara Gardner

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Frederick [ Fritz ] ( Theodore Albert ) ( b Bradford, England , 29 Jan 1862 , d Grez-sur-Loing, France , 10 June 1934 ). English composer . Delius lived in the southern United States from 1884 to 1886 , and a number of his works show the influence of the African American music that he heard during his stay there. He wrote in a late-Romantic style, influenced by Richard Wagner , Richard Strauss , and Edvard Grieg . Delius's father was a successful buyer and seller of Australian wool, and he hoped that his son would someday join him in...

Damrosch

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H.E. Krehbiel, Richard Aldrich, H.C. Colles, R. Allen Lott, and Douglas W. Shadle

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Several works for vn or va with orch or pf accompaniment Bibliography DAB (F.H. Martens) H.E. Krebhiel : Notes on the Cultivation of Choral Music and the Oratorio Society of New York (New York, 1884/ R ) E.T. Rice : “Personal Recollections of Leopold Damrosch,” MQ , xxviii (1942), 269–75 G. Martin : The Damrosch Dynasty: America's First Family of Music (Boston, 1983) O.F. Saloman : “Presenting Berlioz's music in New York, 1846–1890: Carl Bergmann, Theodore Thomas, Leopold Damrosch,” European Music and Musicians in New York City, 1840–1900 , ed. John...

Republican Party

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Nicol C. Rae

The Oxford Companion to American Politics

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...class. Moderate northeastern Republican reformers such as President Theodore Roosevelt had a dramatic impact on national American politics. In the western states a more radical Progressivism, represented by LaFollette and California Governor Hiram Johnson , prevailed. In the 1912 election the Republican Party split between the more conservative supporters of President William Howard Taft and the Progressive wing of the party, which rallied behind former president Theodore Roosevelt . TR subsequently ran on a Third Party “Progressive” ticket and...

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