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A sheet is a single piece of paper, generally a quite large one, which may be folded one or more times to produce a series of leaves and pages. The ...

Lyon & Healy

Lyon & Healy   Reference library

Annette Fern, Jay Scott Odell, Joan Laurel Ferguson, and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
657 words

...First 90 Years’, American Harp Journal , vol.7/2 (1979), 5–9 L. Howie : ‘Loud & Clear’, Harp Today , vol.1 (1997), 11–17, 42 Lyon & Healy, Harpmakers to the World Since 1899 (Chicago, 2007) Annette Fern (with Jay Scott Odell )/ Joan Laurel Ferguson / Arian Sheets /R ...

Maya Civilization

Maya Civilization   Reference library

Patricia A. McAnany, Satoru Murata, David Humiston Kelley, Michael D. Coe, Gerardo Aldana, T. Patrick Culbert, Simon Martin, Payson D. Sheets, T. Patrick Culbert, Astrid Runggaldier, George Michaels, Patricia A. McAnany, and Jason Yaeger

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
13,801 words

...Excavations at Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala , 1979. Sheets, Payson , ed. Archeology and Volcanism in Central America: The Zapotitan Valley of El Salvador , 1983. Sheets, Payson . The Ceren Site: An Ancient Village Buried by Volcanic Ash in Central America , 2d ed., 2006. Vogt, Evon . The Zinacantecos of Mexico , 1990. Wilk, Richard , and Wendy Ashmore , eds. Household and Community in the Mesoamerican Past , 1988. Willey, Gordon . Prehistoric Maya Settlements in the Belize Valley , 1965. Payson D. Sheets Maya Civilization: Maya Architecture Maya cities...

Lyon & Healy

Lyon & Healy   Reference library

Annette Fern, Jay Scott Odell, Joan Laurel Ferguson, and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
588 words

...: “Lyon & Healy: the First 90 Years,” American Harp Journal , vii/2 (1979), 5–9 L. Howie : “Loud & Clear,” Harp Today , i (1997), 11–17, 42 Lyon & Healy, Harpmakers to the World Since 1899 (Chicago, 2007) Annette Fern (with Jay Scott Odell )/ Joan Laurel Ferguson / Arian ...

Electric bass guitar

Electric bass guitar   Reference library

Tony Bacon and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
850 words

...a certain currency since the late 1980s. See G. Gruhn and W. Carter : Electric Guitars and Basses (Milwaukee, WI, 2010). Electric bass guitar, Pro II model. (Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (4612)) Tony Bacon / Arian Sheets ...

Gibson, Orville H

Gibson, Orville H (21 Aug 1856)   Reference library

Scott Hambly and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
347 words

...and Sociocultural History of Form (diss., U. of Pennsylvania, 1977), 435 W. Carter : Gibson Guitars: 100 Years of an American Icon (Nashville, TN, 1995, 2/2003) J. Spann : Spann’s Gu ide t o Gibson, 1902–1941 (Anaheim Hills, CA, 2011) Scott Hambly / Arian Sheets /R ...

Lewis, William

Lewis, William   Reference library

Philip J. Kass and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
222 words

...the firm only as a student-instrument wholesaler. The Selmer Company purchased the William Lewis firm in 1995, and the brand now operates as part of the Stringed Instrument Division of Conn-Selmer, Inc., along with Glaesel and Scherl & Roth. Philip J. Kass / Arian Sheets ...

Ovation

Ovation   Reference library

Tony Bacon and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
344 words

... T. Bacon , ed.: Rock Hardware: the Instruments, Equipment and Technology of Rock (Poole, England, 1981) T. Wheeler : American Guitars: an Illustrated History (New York, 1982) W. Carter : The History of the Ovation Guitar (Milwaukee, 1996) Tony Bacon / Arian Sheets ...

Vega

Vega   Reference library

James Bollman and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
244 words

...of Spring Valley, California, purchased the Vega name from Galaxy and resumed domestic production of Vega banjos as a high-end line. In 1998 Martin included a Deering-made Vega banjo in its so-called Kingston Trio set, which included two guitars. James Bollman / Arian Sheets /R ...

Gibson, Orville H.

Gibson, Orville H. (1856)   Reference library

Scott Hambly and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
278 words

... c 1972) S. Hambly : Mandolins in the United States since 1880 (diss., U. of Pennsylvania, 1977), 435 W. Carter : Gibson Guitars: 100 Years of an American Icon (Nashville, TN, 2003) J. Spann : Spann's Guide to Gibson, 1902–1941 (Anaheim Hills, CA, 2011) Scott Hambly / Arian ...

Ovation

Ovation   Reference library

Tony Bacon and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
356 words

...Equipment and Technology of Rock (Poole, England, 1981) T. Wheeler : American Guitars: an Illustrated History (New York, 1982) W. Carter : The History of the Ovation Guitar (Milwaukee, 1996) “Charles Huron Kaman,” Music Trades (1 March 2011), 186–89 Tony Bacon / Arian ...

Lewis, William

Lewis, William   Reference library

Philip J. Kass and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
222 words

...retaining the firm only as a student-instrument wholesaler. The Selmer Company purchased the William Lewis firm in 1995 , and the brand now operates as part of the Stringed Instrument Division of Conn-Selmer, Inc., along with Glaesel and Scherl & Roth. Philip J. Kass / Arian ...

Lundberg, Robert

Lundberg, Robert (25 June 1948)   Reference library

Howard Schott and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
190 words

...basis in 1978 . He was the author of the seminal text Historical Lute Construction (Tacoma, WA, 2002 / R ), published by the Guild of American Luthiers with information compiled from articles he wrote for American Lutherie between 1987 and 1994 . Howard Schott / Arian ...

Electric bass guitar

Electric bass guitar   Reference library

Tony Bacon and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
840 words

...Anthony Jackson. Hybrid “electro-acoustic” bass guitars with acoustic guitar-like bodies and built-in pickups have also gained a certain currency since the late 1980s. Bibliography G. Gruhn and W. Carter : Electric Guitars and Basses (Milwaukee, WI, 2010) Tony Bacon / Arian ...

Vega

Vega   Reference library

James Bollman and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
204 words

...“Vega” banjos, bearing little resemblance to the classic Vega instruments, were also made in Japan. In 1989 the Deering Banjo Company purchased the Vega name. Deering produces Vega banjos as a high-end line in their factory in Spring Valley, California. James Bollman / Arian ...

Washburn, George

Washburn, George   Reference library

Jay Scott Odell and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
282 words

...K. Achard : The History and Development of the American Guitar (London, 1979) J. Teagle : The Washburn: Over One Hundred Years of Fine Stringed Instruments (New York, 1996) H. Pleijsier , Washburn Prewar Instrument Styles (Anaheim Hills, CA, 2008) Jay Scott Odell / Arian ...

Washburn, George

Washburn, George   Reference library

Jay Scott Odell and Arian Sheets

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
265 words

...the acquired company’s name. Bibliography J. Teagle : The Washburn: Over One Hundred Years of Fine Stringed Instruments (New York, 1996) H. Pleijsier : Washburn Prewar Instrument Styles (Anaheim Hills, CA, 2008) Jay Scott Odell / Arian Sheets ...

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... Large thin flat material formed by rolling, pressing, extruding, or cutting down to size. Sheet glass and sheet metal are examples of sheet...

sheet

sheet   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
103 words

... The printer’s unit of paper, manufactured in various sizes, weights, and qualities. A sheet in the handpress period printed two *folio leaves, four *quarto leaves, eight *octavo , and so forth. It was printed in two stages: usually, first the outer, then the inner, *forme . Until the introduction of *wove paper in the late 18 th century, sheet s had *deckle edges , *chain and *wire lines , and sometimes *watermarks . Sheet s were sold in quires and reams, with a ream comprising twenty quires of 24 or 25 sheet s each. In most...

sheet

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
104 words

... . 1 A purchase or single line used for trimming sails to the wind. A square sail set on a yard has two sheets, one to each clew . Sails on a fore-and-aft rig normally only have a single sheet to the clew, the double-clewed jib being an exception to the rule. The junk rig is notable for having multiple sheets that lead from the bamboo batten ends on the luff of the sail. 2 As a verb, such as to sheet in a sail, it indicates the action of hardening in a sail, usually when it is desired to sail closer to the...

Sheet

Sheet   Reference library

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... Sheet lightning A diffuse discharge, caused by a flash of lightning in a cloud, or cloud-to-cloud discharge. As white as a sheet See under as . Charge sheet See under charge . Clean sheet See under clean . Three sheets in the wind See under three...

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