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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3. 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat ...

Regards sur l’enfant Jésus

Regards sur l’enfant Jésus   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...sur l’enfant Jésus , Vingt ( 20 looks at the Child Jesus ) 20 pieces for solo pf by Messiaen , comp. 1944 . F.p. Paris 1945 ...

Scythian Suite

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...Suite ( Ala and Lolly ) Work for orchestra in 4 movements by Prokofiev , his Op.20. Comp. 1914–15 . F.p. Petrograd 1916 cond. Prokofiev, f. Eng. p. London 1920 , cond....

Visions fugitives

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...fugitives ( Fleeting Visions ) 20 pieces for solo pf by Prokofiev , Op.22, comp. 1915–17 . F.p. Petrograd, 1918 ...

Christelflein, Das

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...Das ( The Christmas Elf [ Ger .]) Opera in 2 acts, Op.20, by Pfitzner to his own lib. based on a play by Ilse von Stach . Comp. 1917 (re‐casting of incid. music for play Das Christelflein , Munich 1906 ). F.p. Dresden 1917...

St Thomas Wake

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...Thomas Wake Foxtrot for orchestra by P.M Davies on a Pavan by John Bull . Scored for large orch, with many exotic instr, contrasting Bull's tune with 20th‐cent. dance‐band foxtrot, and inspired by composer's memories of air raid on Manchester 1940 . Comp. 1969 . F.p. Dortmund 1969 , cond....

Symphonies of Wind Instruments

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...of Wind Instruments Work by Stravinsky comp. 1918–20 , in memory of Debussy. F.p. London June 1921 (cond, Koussevitzky ), Philadelphia 1923 (cond. Stokowski ). Pf vers. of chorale section f.p. Paris January 1921 . Rev. 1945–7 , with re‐orch of chorale and considerable changes in orch of whole work so that 1947 vers. is virtually a different...

Where the Wild Things Are

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...the Wild Things Are Fantasy opera in 1 act (9 scenes), Op.20, by Oliver Knussen to lib. by Maurice Sendak and composer, based on children' book by Sendak . Comp. 1979–83 . Orig. vers. f.p. Brussels 1980 . F. concert p. of rev. vers. London 1982 (both incomplete); f. stage p. (complete) London 1984 (by GTO), Glyndebourne 1985 ; f. Amer. p. St Paul, Minn., 1985...

Pilarczyk, Helga

Pilarczyk, Helga (1925)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...; d Hamburg , 2011 ), German soprano . Début Brunswick 1951 as mez. Brunswick Opera 1951–4 ; Hamburg Opera 1954–68 . Glyndebourne début 1958 (Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos ) and CG 1959 . Amer. début Washington DC 1962 ; NY Met 1965 . Specialist in 20th‐cent. roles. Sang in f.p. of Henze 's König Hirsch , Berlin 1956...

Valse, La

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...La ( The Waltz ) Poème choréographique for orchestra by Ravel . Begun 1906–14 , completed 1919–20 . F.p. Paris 1920 . Also prod. as 1‐act ballet, Paris 1928 , Monte Carlo 1929 , choreog. by Nijinskaya for Ida Rubinstein. Other versions by Balanchine 1951 , Ashton 1958 . Versions for solo pf and 2 pf by Ravel , for 4 hands by L. Garban...

Wranitzky (Vranický), Anton (Antonìn)

Wranitzky (Vranický), Anton (Antonìn) (1761)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...(Vranický), Anton (Antonìn) ( b Neureisch, now Nová Řiše , 1761 ; d Vienna , 1820 ) Moravian composer and violinist , brother of P. Wranitzky . Court cond. for Prince Lobkowitz in Vienna from 1797 , becoming orch dir. of court theatre 1807–20 . Wrote 15 syms., 15 vn concs., and much church and chbr...

Schönzeler, Hans‐Hubert

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...Hans‐Hubert ( b Leipzig , 1925 ; d London , 1997 ) German‐born conductor and musicologist (British citizen 1947 ). Cond. 20th‐Cent. Ens, London, 1957–61 ; Western Australian SO 1967 . Specialist in Bruckner, on whom he wrote a book ( 1970 ). Cond. f.p. of original version ( 1884–7 ) of Bruckner's Sym. No.8 in BBC broadcast 1973...

galop

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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... ( galopade ) 19th‐cent. ballroom round dance in simple duple time, with a change of step, or hop, at the end of every musical phrase. Koenig 's Posthorn Galop f.p. in Eng., 1844 . Galops have been included in 20th‐cent. Soviet...

Sinfonia da Requiem

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...da Requiem Orchestral work in 3 movements, Op.20, by Britten , comp. 1940 in memory of his parents. F.p. NY 1941 , London 1942 . Commissioned by Japanese Govt. to celebrate (spurious) 2,600th anniversary of Mikado's dynasty in 1940 , and rejected because of work's reference to terms from RC liturgy. Autograph score discovered in Japan in 1987 . Britten revised finale in providing new full score for NY première. F.p. orig. vers., Birmingham 1989 , cond....

Troyens, Les

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...the 2 parts on successive evenings, Karlsruhe, 6– 7 Dec. 1890 , cond. F. Mottl , likewise in Glasgow 18– 19 March 1935 , cond. E. Chisholm . F.p. on one evening, London, CG 1957 , cond. Kubelik (but cut by 20 mins), f.p. complete on one evening, sung in Eng., Glasgow (Scottish Opera) May 1969 , cond. Gibson , f.p. complete on one evening, sung in Fr., London CG Sept. 1969 , cond. C. Davis . In Amer., f.p. of condensed vers. Boston March 1955 , complete NY Met Sept. 1973...

Zumare

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Ardian Ahmedaja

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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...cane reed inserted into each, are normally about 13 to 20 cm long, and made from cane, bird bones, or (more recently) metal; they are bound together with wool and wax, and have five parallel fingerholes. A bell of goat or ram’s horn is affixed to the ends of the pipes. The zumare is blown using circular breathing. It is primarily a pastoral instrument. See R. Sokoli and P. Miso : ‘Zumarja’, Veglat muzikore të popullit shqiptar [The musical instruments of the Albanian folk] (Tiranë, 1991), 117–20. Ardian Ahmedaja ...

Griffiths, Paul

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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... 1996–2005 . Contributor (especially on late 20th cent. subjects) to New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians ( 1980 and 2001 ) and New Oxford Companion to Music ( 1983 ). Author of monographs on Bartók, Boulez, Cage, Davies, Ligeti, and Stravinsky, and A Concise History of Modern Music ( 1978 ), The String Quartet ( 1983 ), An Encyclopaedia of 20th Century Music ( 1986 ), and Penguin Companion to Classical Music ( 2004 ). Compiled Mozart pasticcio , The Jewel Box , for Opera North (f.p. Nottingham 1991 ). Trans. Die Zauberflöte (...

Zillig, Winfried

Zillig, Winfried (1905)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...1937–40 . Music dir. Poznán Opera 1940–3 . Chief cond. Hesse Radio, Frankfurt, 1947–51 , where he promoted 20th cent. music, incl. f. European p. of Schoenberg's vn. conc. Freelance cond. 1951–9 . Dir. of music, Hamburg Radio, 1959–63 . His music is nearer to Berg than Schoenberg. Wrote 7 operas, incl. Troilus and Cressida ( 1949 , rev. 1963 ), vn conc., 2 str qts, and choral music. Completed scoring of Schoenberg's oratorio Die Jakobsleiter (f.p. in Zillig version, Vienna 1961 ), and prepared vocal score of Moses und Aron...

Rosbaud, Hans

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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... 1948–62 ; Zurich Tonhalle Orch 1950 (musical dir. from 1957 ). Chief cond. Aix‐en‐Provence Fest. 1947–59 . Frequently cond. at Donaueschingen, promoting early works of Boulez and Stockhausen . Cond. f.p. (radio and stage) of Moses und Aron (Hamburg, 1954 and Zurich, 1957 ). Renowned interpreter and champion of 20th‐cent. music. Cond. f.p. of Bartók’s 2nd pf conc., with composer as soloist, 1933...

Messager, André Charles Prosper

Messager, André Charles Prosper (1853)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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..., and conductor . Org, St Sulpice, 1874 . Cond., Paris Opéra‐Comique 1898–1903 , 1919–20 . Cond. f.p. of Debussy 's Pelléas et Mélisande ( 1902 ), which is ded. to him. Art. dir. CG 1901–6 , dir. and chief cond. Paris Opéra 1907–15 . Cond. Société des Concerts du Cons., 1908–19 (touring Argentina 1916 , USA 1918 ). Wrote several successful light operas. Works incl.: operas: La Béarnaise ( 1885 ); La Basoche ( 1890 ); Madame Chrysanthème ( 1893 ); Les p'tites Michu ( 1897 ); Véronique ( 1898 ); Fortunio ( 1907 ); Béatrice ( 1914 ); Monsieur...

P’iri

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Robert C. Provine

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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...ensemble at the court of the Chinese Sui dynasty (581–618 ce ). Korean sources indicate that the p’iri was in use at the Korean court by 1076, and 20 p’iri were included in a gift of instruments from the Song Chinese emperor in 1114. The Chinese treatise Yueshu (1104) indicates that the p’iri (Chin. bili ) had nine fingerholes, but the Korean treatise Akhak kwebŏm (1493) observes that all the necessary pitches can be obtained with only eight. The Korean instruments have subsequently retained the eight-hole configuration but the Japanese hichiriki ...

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