Mark Nokes, guitar, senior recital [sound recording] : Monday, November 28, 2005, 7:00 pm, Recital Hall. 
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Thelonious Sphere Monk (/θəˈloʊniəs/, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser", "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most-recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington. Monk's compositions and improvisations feature dissonances and angular melodic twi...
William "Billy" Strayhorn was born in Dayton, Ohio on November 29, 1915. He spent part of his childhood in Hillsborough, North Carolina. His family eventually moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he studied classical music at the Pittsburgh Musical Institution. At the age of 23, he submitted a musical composition titled "Something to Live For" to Duke Ellington, who subsequently recorded it with Strayhorn as the pianist. Strayhorn worked as the pianist in Mercer Ellington's orchestra for ...
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz. Born in Alton, Illinois, and raised in East St. Louis, Davis left to study at the Juilliard School in New York City, before dropping...
Composed originally for solo piano ca. 1896. Added to the First Suite Espanola ca. 1918. This is the same piece as Op. 232, Chants d'Espagne, No. 1, Prélude. Transcriber of this orchestration not known.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite espanola no. 1 : No. 5, Asturias, leyenda / Isaac Albéniz. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 48088231 Spanish composer. From the description of Première Rapsodie Espagnole. / d...
Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x0000d0 ...
This transcription made 1942. First performance Chicago, 10 December 1942, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Hans Lange conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite : for string orchestra / by Domenico Scarlatti ; orchestrated by Harold Byrns. [1942?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54449931 For another arrangement of "Tempo di ballo," see callno.: U-4915.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite galante / D....
Johnny Mercer (1910-1976) was born John H. Mercer in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Anderson Mercer. He was educated in Savannah public schools and at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. He worked with his father in the real estate loan business before heading to New York in 1929 with the Savannah Town Theater group for a National Little Theater contest. He remained in New York to try for a stage career. He became a well-known lyricist and moved to California, where he produced many hit s...