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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 ...

Adams, Pepper

Adams, Pepper (8 Oct 1930)   Reference library

Gary Carner

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...Adams,” Coda , no.191 (1983), 4–9 G. Carner : “Pepper Adams,” Cadence , xii (1986), no.1, p.13; no.2, p.5; no.3, p.11; no.4, p.5 G. Carner : “Pepper Adams’ ‘Rue Serpente,’” Jf , xxii (1990), 119–38 B. Sidran : Talking Jazz: an Oral History: 43 Jazz Conversations (New York, 1995), 209–20 Gary...

Wodehouse, P(elham) G(renville)

Wodehouse, P(elham) G(renville) (15 Oct 1881)   Reference library

Larry Stempel

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...comedy. Wodehouse contributed to more than 20 other Broadway shows: he was co-lyricist for Friml's The Three Musketeers (with Clifford Grey, 1928 ) and Romberg's Rosalie (with Ira Gershwin, 1928 ), and co-librettist with Bolton for George Gershwin's Oh, Kay! ( 1926 ) and, initially, for Cole Porter's Anything Goes ( 1934 ). Bibliography P.G. Wodehouse and G. Bolton : Bring on the Girls! (New York, 1953) D.A. Jasen : The Theatre of P.G. Wodehouse (London, 1979) J.H. Heineman and D.R. Bensen : P.G. Wodehouse: a Centenary Celebration,...

Graves, Milford

Graves, Milford (20 Aug 1941)   Reference library

Michael Ullman

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Cooke : “Backwards, Forwards, Sideways: a Study of Milford Graves,” Jazz Monthly (1968), no.162, p.4; no.163, p.4 [incl. discography] V. Wilmer : “Milford Graves: Interview,” Coda , no.150 (1976), 8 V. Gillis : “Milford Graves: Interview,” Cadence , vi (1980), no.5, p.5; no.6, p.9 R. Riggins : “Milford Graves,” Coda , no.183 (1982), 14 K. Micallef : “Milford Graves: Drumming beyond Borders with the Father of Free Jazz,” Modern Drummer , xxiv/3 (2000), 84ff P. Austerlitz : Jazz consciousness: Music, race, and humanity (Middletown, CT, 2005) Michael...

Frisbie, Charlotte J(ohnson)

Frisbie, Charlotte J(ohnson) (20 Dec 1940)   Reference library

Victoria Lindsay Levine

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...Charlotte J(ohnson) ( b Hazleton, PA , 20 Dec 1940 ). Ethnomusicologist and anthropologist . She took the MA in ethnomusicology in 1964 at Wesleyan University, where she studied with D.P. McAllester; in 1970 she took the doctorate in anthropology at the University of New Mexico. In 1970 she began her appointment as professor of anthropology at Southern Illinois University, where she was named professor emerita upon her retirement. She also served as president of the Society for Ethnomusicology ( 1987–9 ). She began researching Navajo culture...

Danks, H(art) P(ease)

Danks, H(art) P(ease) (6 April 1834)   Reference library

Dale Cockrell

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...H(art) P(ease) ( b New Haven, CT , 6 April 1834 ; d Philadelphia , 20 Nov 1903 ). Composer , singer , and conductor . He first studied music in Saratoga Springs, NY, but it was in Chicago that he built a reputation as a musician. After moving to New York in 1864 , he conducted choirs and sang in local churches and on the concert stage. Known during this time primarily as a church musician, he composed many sacred solo and choral pieces; at least 20 published collections of sacred music bear his name. He also composed three operettas, although...

Wood, Mary Knight

Wood, Mary Knight (7 April 1857)   Reference library

Pamela Fox

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...Afterward, thy Name; At Dawn (C. Thaxter), with vc obbl, 1897 ; Love's Missing Bow (A. Warner), with vc obbl, 1900 ; On Land or Sea (C.H. Goldthwaite), 1900 ; To My Lady (King), 1902 ; Ashes of Roses (New York, n.d.); Clover Blossoms (New York, n.d.); Meadow Lark (n.p., n.d.); Wailing (n.p., n.d.); c 25 others Bibliography R. Hughes : “The Women Composers,” Contemporary American Composers (Boston, 1900), 423–41, esp.440 Pamela Fox...

English, Walter P.

English, Walter P. (20 March 1867)   Reference library

Charles Conrad

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...Walter P. [ Woody ] ( b Salt Lake City, UT , 20 March 1867 ; d Denver CO , 4 June 1916 ). Composer , conductor , and tuba player . He started his playing career in the gold rush towns in the 1880s. He wrote about two dozen band works, nearly all of which were related to his circus performances. His most famous circus march, Royal Decree , was published in 1916 and is still in the repertoire of bands today. Other noteworthy circus compositions include Clair's Triumph, Floto's Grand Pageant, Jewell's Triumphal , and the galop Under White...

Carr, Leroy

Carr, Leroy (27 March 1905)   Reference library

Paul Oliver

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...and are unsurpassed in their integration of piano, guitar, and voice. After Carr died from acute alcoholism he was mourned throughout the blues world and many blues were dedicated to his memory. Blackwell never performed again. Bibliography D.P. Schiedt : disc notes, Blues before Sunrise: Leroy Carr , Col. 1799 ( c 1960) P. Oliver : The Story of the Blues (London, 1969) B. Hall and R. Noblett : disc notes, Leroy Carr, 1930–1935 , Magpie 4407 (1978) Paul Oliver...

Hance, James F.

Hance, James F. (c1818–33)   Reference library

J. Bunker Clark

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...Hungarian Air, variations ([ 1818–20 ]); Le songe celeste!, rondo ([ 1818–21 ]); Non mi ricordo, waltz (Philadelphia, n.d. [? 1821 ]); Two Admired Waltzes (Philadelphia, n.d. [? 1821 ]); Will you come to the bower, variations (after T. Moore) (Boston, n.d. [ 1823–4 ]); Russian Dance, variations ([ 1823–6 ]), ed. in RRAM, ii ( 1977 ); Au clair de la lune, variations ([ 1824 ]); The Constellation ( 1826 ); Fragments from the opera Il barbiere di Siviglia, divertimento [after Rossini] ( 1826 ); First Grand Fantasie, variations (n.p., n.d. [ 1826–7 ]); The Cossack...

Asch, Moe

Asch, Moe (2 Dec 1905)   Reference library

Jeff Place

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...musicians as Mary Lou Williams, James P. Johnson, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, and Pete Seeger, who subsequently gained widespread acclaim. He then founded Disc ( 1945 ), Cub Records ( 1948 ), and Folkways Records and Service Corporation ( 1948 ). It was Asch's goal with Folkways to create an encyclopedia of the sounds of the 20th century. He did not take anything out of print, regardless of sales, using the rationale that one does not take “Q” out of the alphabet and leave “P” simply because “Q” is not used as much as “P.” During his career he released 2168 ...

Jamal, Ahmad

Jamal, Ahmad (2 July 1930)   Reference library

Richard Wang and Brad Linde

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...Pershing ( 1958 , Argo); At the Top: Poinciana Revisited ( 1968 , Imp.); The Awakening ( 1970 , Imp.); Jamal Plays Jamal ( 1974 , 20C); The Essence Part One ( 1995 , Birdology) Bibliography N. Tesser : “‘Cut out the Jass’: Ahmad Jamal,” DB , xli/1 (1974), 14 L. Lyons : “Ahmad Jamal: Mainstream Jazz Pianist,” CK , iii/6 (1977), 8 L. Goddet : “Ahmad Jamal: une musique du désir,” Jh (1979), no.359, p.4; no.360, p.6 W. Jenkins : “Ahmad Jamal's Orchestral Designs,” JT , xxiii/4 (1993), 33 A. Kahn : “Walking History,” JT , xxxiii/6 (2003), 72–80...

Rampal, Jean-Pierre

Rampal, Jean-Pierre (7 Jan 1922)   Reference library

Niall O’Loughlin and Dennis Verroust

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...performed much 20th-century music, and commissioned works from composers including Francis Poulenc, André Jolivet, Pierre Boulez, Jindřich Feld, Jean Françaix, and Krzysztof Penderecki. Acknowledged as one of the greatest flutists of his day, he had a clear but mellow tone with a great variety of shading, fluid phrasing, and delicate, impeccable articulation. His numerous recordings include music by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, W.A. Mozart, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Jean-Marie Leclair, and Johann Melchior Molter, in addition to 20th-century works...

Barretto, Ray

Barretto, Ray (29 April 1929)   Reference library

Jairo Moreno

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...Barretto's Crossover Crisis,” DB , xliii (1976), 17–18 P. Guzman : “Riffs: Ray Barretto's Salsa Revival,” The Village Voice , xxvii (1982), 68–9 R. Mangual : “Ray Barretto: Living by the Beat of the Drum (interview),” Latin Beat, xiii (2003), 20–3 J. Brody : “Ray ou la salsa Piquante (1981 interview with Ray Barretto),” Jm (2006), 34–5 J. Murphy : “Percussionist Ray Barretto Dies (obituary),” DB , lxxiii (2006), 24 J. Varela : “Ray Lives! In Memory of Ray Barretto,” Latin Beat , xvi (2006), 20–3 E. Álvarez Peraza : “A Posthumous Tribute to Ray...

Wilson, Nancy

Wilson, Nancy (20 Feb 1937)   Reference library

Elaine M. Hayes

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..., and earned her second and third Grammy Awards for R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) ( 2004 ) and Turned to Blue ( 2006 ), her 70th album. Discography Wilson/Cannonball Adderley , 1962 , Cap.; How glad I am , 1964 , Cap.; Lush Life , 1967 , Cap.; R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) , 2004 , MCG; Turned to Blue , 2006 , MCG Bibliography D.J. Travis : Autobiography of Black Jazz (Chicago, 1983), 477–86 C. Waldron , “Nancy Wilson celebrates 50th year in music with new CD ‘R.S.V.P.’, ” Jet , cvi/14 (2004), 59–63 Elaine M. Hayes...

Concert jazz

Concert jazz   Reference library

Ryan Raul Bañagale

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...of the 20th century, concert jazz re-emerged, most prominently through Wynton Marsalis 's Swing Symphony ( 2010 ). Bibliography P. Whiteman and M.M. McBride : Jazz (New York, 1926) C.J. Stuessy : The Confluence of Jazz and Classical Music from 1950 to 1970 (diss., Eastman School, 1970) G. Schuller : Musings: the Musical Words of Gunther Schuller (New York, 1986) D. Schiff : Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (New York, 1997) C. Oja : Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s (New York, 2000) J. Howland : Ellington Uptown: Duke Ellington, James P....

QRS

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Bob Berkman

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...the late 1910s and early 20s. Bibliography M. Wyler and B. Kumm : “QRS Past and Present,” Storyville , no.7 (1966), 19–27 [incl. discography] B. Kumm : “Mr. Piano Roll: J. Lawrence Cook,” Storyville , no.10 (1967), 14–16 R.M.W. Dixon and J. Godrich : Recording the Blues (London, 1970), 58 T. Magnusson : “The Piano Rolls by Thomas Waller and by ‘Fats’ Waller,” Matrix , no.106 (1975), 3–8 B. Rust : The American Record Label Book (New Rochelle, NY, 1978), 259 M. Montgomery : “James P. Johnson Rollography,” F.H. Trolle James , P. Johnson: Father of the...

Schmidt, Charles P(unnett)

Schmidt, Charles P(unnett) (20 Nov 1950)   Reference library

Jere T. Humphreys

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...Charles P(unnett) ( b Rochester, NY , 20 Nov 1950 ). Music educator and scholar . He received music education degrees from Florida State University (BME 1972 ), the Eastman School of Music (MM 1976 ), and Indiana University (PhD 1983 ). He taught instrumental music in the public schools of New York State ( 1972–81 ) and served as professor of music education and coordinator of graduate studies in music education in the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University ( 1983–2009 ). Schmidt's research interests focus on the psychology of music,...

Van Dinter, Louis Hubert

Van Dinter, Louis Hubert (20 Feb 1851)   Reference library

Barbara Owen

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...Dinter, Louis Hubert ( b Weert, Netherlands , 20 Feb 1851 ; d Mishawaka, IN , 9 March 1932 ). Organ builder of Dutch birth. The son of organ builder Mathieu H. Van Dinter ( 1822–1902 ) and Elizabeth Vermeulen, daughter of an organ builder, he apprenticed with the Vermeulen firm in Weert at an early age and in 1870 immigrated to the United States with his father and brothers Alphonsus, Franciscus, and Peter Johannes. They began building organs in Detroit in 1875 , relocating to a larger factory in Mishawaka, Indiana, in 1886 , and are said to have...

Westendorf, Thomas P(aine)

Westendorf, Thomas P(aine) (23 Feb 1848)   Reference library

Dena J. Epstein and Joanna R. Smolko

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...to the song “ Barney, take me home again ,” ( 1875 ) dedicated to Westendorf by its composer, George W. Persley. The song, particularly in its use of the name Kathleen, evokes the stylized Irish balladry popular in America during the period. Its popularity continued into the 20th century through numerous arrangements, and by its inclusion in several motion pictures, including Magic Town ( 1947 ) and Rio Grande ( 1950 ). Though none of his other works ever achieved a similar degree of popularity, his song “ De little cabins all am empty now” was...

White, Benjamin Franklin

White, Benjamin Franklin (20 Sept 1800)   Reference library

Buell E. Cobb and Harry Eskew

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...Benjamin Franklin ( b nr Spartanburg, SC , 20 Sept 1800 ; d Atlanta, GA , 5 Dec 1879 ). Singing-school teacher , composer , and tunebook compiler ( see Shape-note hymnody ). A self-taught musician, he wrote three-part tunes using four-shape notation. In collaboration with Elisha J. King he published The Sacred Harp ([Hamilton, GA] Philadelphia, 1844 , 3/ 1859 / R , 4/ 1869 ), one of the most significant shape-note tunebooks of the pre–Civil War South and the longest-lived tunebook in four-shape notation. Several editions were produced in...

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