BIRMINGHAM

Music in Birmingham has an inner an d an outer history. The outer is concerned with the Triennial Festivals, which for long h ad a n ational rep u ta t io n-the inner with various efforts towards ma...

BADIALI, CESARE

(b. Imola, early 19th cent. ; d. there, Nov. 17, 1865), a very d is tin guished basso c an tan te who made his first appearance a t Trieste, 1827. After achieving a br illiant success a t every one...

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in stringed instruments, the lower or posterior p a r t of the resonant box across the u p p e r p a r t , B e l l y (q.v.) or ' tab le ,' of which 1 E i tn e r gives the d a te 1692. ....

BACCHIUSTHE ELDER

(c. a . d . 130),1 a Greek author, who wrote a musical catechism in form of a dialogue: Isagoge musical artist; first published by Mersenne in 1623, with a French translation in...

ASOLA(ASULA), GIOVANNI MATTEO

(b. Verona, the latter half of the 16th century. Venice, Oct. 1, 1609), priest and composer of church music and madrigals. He was one of the first to use figured basses. He was maestrodi cappella at...