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Mihail Andricu

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(b Bucharest, 3 Jan. 1895; d Bucharest, 4 Feb. 1974). Romanian composer, pianist, and teacher. He studied at the Bucharest Conservatory (1903–9), where he later taught (1926–59), ...

Andricu, Mihail (Gheorghe)

Andricu, Mihail (Gheorghe) (3 Jan. 1895)   Reference library

Martin Anderson

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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...Andricu, Mihail (Gheorghe) ( b Bucharest , 3 Jan. 1895 ; d Bucharest , 4 Feb. 1974 ). Romanian composer , pianist , and teacher . He studied at the Bucharest Conservatory ( 1903–9 ), where he later taught ( 1926–59 ), and travelled widely as Enescu's accompanist. He was a prolific composer, of elegantly neo-classical music, consummately crafted and with a Haydnesque spring; his output includes three ballets, 11 symphonies ( 1944–70 ), 13 sinfoniettas ( 1945–72 ), eight suites for orchestra ( 1924–67 ), three chamber symphonies ( 1927 , 1961 , ...

Mihail Andricu

Mihail Andricu  

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(b Bucharest, 3 Jan. 1895; d Bucharest, 4 Feb. 1974).Romanian composer, pianist, and teacher. He studied at the Bucharest Conservatory (1903–9), where he later taught (1926–59), and travelled widely ...
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oak-marble gall  

A dark brown, hard, spherical gall on Quercus robur formed by the sexual generation of the gall wasp Andricus kollari. The galls contain members of the unisexual generation (all females) which emerge ...
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Miron Grindea and Jim Samson

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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Music
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...a stylistic model for his contemporaries and successors, though the teaching of the Italian-born Alfonso Castaldi ( 1874–1942 ) at the Bucharest Conservatory was hardly less important. Among Castaldi's most distinguished pupils were Alfred Alessandrescu ( 1893–1959 ), Mihail Andricu ( 1894 or 1985–1974 ), Ion Nonna Otescu ( 1888–1940 ), and Dimitrie Cuclin ( 1885–1978 ). The folkloristic synthesis which Enescu achieved and bequeathed was encouraged by official cultural policy in the years following the establishment of a socialist political system...

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