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  CalendarHome.com - 1779 - Calendar Encyclopedia
1776 1777 1778 - 1779 - 1780 1781 1782
1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar).
The Iron Bridge is completed across the River Severn in Shropshire; the first all cast-iron bridge ever constructed.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /1779.htm   (502 words)

 William Boyce (1711-1779) : Library of Congress Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Libretto Title: The chaplet : a musical entertainment as it is perform'd by His Majesty's Company of Comedians at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane / the music compos'd by Dr. Boyce.
Voluntaries, keyboard instrument, A minor Notes: Peter Pelham's music [SR] c1980 (a.e.) -- container (Voluntary in A minor) Boyce, W. Voluntaries, c1979 -- (IX A minor) Heading: Boyce, William, 1711-1779.
Music for a royal occasion Notes: Music for a royal occasion, p1977.
www.mala.bc.ca /~mcneil/cit/citlcboyce1.htm   (669 words)

 SHEET MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christmas carols, classical, gospel, patriotic, and popular compositions are all included in the collections.The sheet music in the collection have copyright dates ranging from 1779-1969.
Provenance: The addition to the Sheet Music Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Dr. Richard Blaustein, ETSU, Johnson City, Tenn., on October 3, 1991 and opened to researchers in July 1997.
The addition to the Sheet Music Collection consists of sheet music for the songs "Asheville: 'The Land of the Sky'" and "Lakeland." Both songs were written by Roy U. Starkey and Harry F. Hartzell.
cass.etsu.edu /archives/afindaid/a258.html   (329 words)

 William Boyce
In publications on music history in general, the English composer William Boyce is sometimes briefly mentioned among great Baroque composers like Händel and Bach.
Whatever the outcomes of discussions may be, baroque, galant style or pre-classical, the symphonies show engaging and fresh melodies and rythms and contain a number of purely English traits.
Even in the fugues we notice a strong choral underpinning and the old English affection for woodwind color and fanfare music is obvious.
www.geocities.com /Vienna/Strasse/4475/boyce.html   (753 words)

 dmusic.com - new Free Music Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A lot of people does not know classical music because the purchase of discs represents an important budget.
If classical music is in free acces, if we can download or distribute it free, thinks can change.
Althrough the music itsself is long past copyright, an individual recording of it is not - this is a small loophole in copyright law.
news.dmusic.com /article/14207   (188 words)

 Art of the States: David's Lamentation
This recording was made in 1959 by musicologist and folk music collector Alan Lomax, who travelled to a weekend singing 'convention' in a small country church in the village of Fyffe in northeastern Alabama.
The son of a Boston shopkeeper, Billings had a limited education, likely receiving musical instruction at local singing schools; he is believed to have been largely self-taught in composition.
Billings was 13 when his father died, and supported his family by working as a tanner, converting animal hides into leather, a trade which he practiced throughout his life.
www.artofthestates.org /cgi-bin/piece.pl?pid=271   (827 words)

 University of Oregon School of Music and Dance: About Us: Anne Dhu McLucas
She served as Dean of the University of Oregon from School of Music from 1992-2002.
While her performance career led in the direction of Baroque and Classical chamber music, her musicological studies began to focus on the traditional folk music of Britain, Ireland, and America.
From 1980-1987 she was an assistant professor at Harvard University, teaching a variety of music history and American music courses, and co-teaching a seminar in ethnomusicology.
music.uoregon.edu /About/bios/mclucasa.html   (1115 words)

 Chapter 1- Tunebooks, Music Books, and Hymnals
First published in 1835 and containing music written in the four-shape notation, this was the most popular shape-note tunebook of the 19th century.
This tunebook was compiled by a Music Committee of Sharon Kellam and Berkley Moore (co-chairs), with Larry Beveridge, Liz Bryant, Dan Huger, Willie Israel, Regina Marshall, Judy Mincey, John Plunkett, and Lee Rogers.
They were important and influential in their day and composed music of lasting value that has interest and artistic worth that have survived to our own time.
www.mcsr.olemiss.edu /~mudws/resource/chap01.html   (8708 words)

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The Music Library, and to some extent, the Main Library, contain books, recordings, printed music editions, and media of music from different countries and of various ethnic groups.
Music that has words, such as folksongs, ballads, or songs may be qualified by the language of the text.
Available electronically from the Music Library Homepage (http://www.wiu.edu./library/units/music), covering the years 1992-2001; paper copies available in the periodicals room of the Music Library, covering 1949-2001.
www.wiu.edu /library/units/music/guides/world.htm   (1268 words)

 The William Billings Biography Page on Classic Cat
Billings's music can be at times forceful and stirring, as in his patriotic song Chester; ecstatic, as in his hymn Africa; or elaborate and celebratory, as in his "Easter Anthem".
Billings wrote long prefaces to his works in which he explained (often in an endearingly eccentric prose style) the rudiments of music and how his work should be performed.
As printed in shape notes, Billings's work has also survived in the musical tradition of the Sacred Harp, where his songs continue to be highly favored by many singers.
www.classiccat.net /billings_w/biography.htm   (396 words)

 Tucson Weekly: Listings: Music (October 2 - October 8, 1997)
Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and students, available at Dillard's, Hear's Music, and the PCC West Campus box office.
Celebration begins with cake and ice-cream at noon, with music by Jeff Haskell, the Pete Swan Trio, and Crawdaddy-O. There will also be food, an art exhibit, and a jumping castle for the kids.
Celebrate the lore, literature and music of the American West at the ninth-annual Western Music Festival, November 12 through 16.
www.tucsonweekly.com /tw/10-02-97/l-music.htm   (530 words)

 Tucson Weekly: Music (September 2 - September 8, 1999)
Ticket are $15, $12 in advance and for KXCI and TBS members.
This weekly outdoor music showcase continues its fourth season on Thursday, September 4, with Deb Norris, Morrigan and Unified Field Theory.
Fall programs include Broadway tunes, pop music and old favorites, performed in front of various organizations and retirement communities.
www.tucsonweekly.com /tw/1999-09-02/l-music.html   (302 words)

 BIllings Alive!
William Billings (1746-1800) wrote music that inspired an entire generation of settlers to defend their newly found freedom, draft a Constitution, a Bill of Rights, a Document of Independence and to establish a new nation.
Self taught in music, he had a lot in common with everyday men and women who loved to sing.
This music is scored for a 35 to 50-piece Orchestra.
www.lakewoodchurch.org /billingsalive/billings.html   (343 words)

 Rising Dove Bookstore: Shape Note Music
This is not Shape Note Music per se; however, Neely Bruce is one of the Conductors.
The music was a commission celebrating the inauguration of the current president of the University of Rochester, and I wrote it for wind ensemble.
The music is partly based upon "Wondrous Love," and the whole piece is meant to be reflective of that particularly American spirit I have found in shape note music from the 19th-century collections.
www.risingdove.com /sale/bookstoreshapenotes.asp   (2101 words)

 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Son of Leopold Mozart, Vice-Kapellmeister to Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, Mozart showed exceptional musical precocity, playing the klavier at 3 and composing at 5.
His music was supranational, combining It., Fr., Austrian, and Ger.
There are brilliance and gaiety on the surface of Mozart's mus., but underneath a dark vein of melancholy which gives his works (Così fan tutte in particular) an ambivalence which is continually fascinating and provocative.
www.classicalarchives.com /bios/codm/mozart.html   (2058 words)

 Christmas Songbook Wiki: William Billings
Patriot, tanner, and one of America's most important composers of choral music.
His New England Psalm Singer was the first known collection of music by a single American composer.
A contemporary of his describes him as 'a singular man of moderate size, short of one leg, with one eye, without any address, with an uncommon negligence of person.
christmassongbook.net /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?William_Billings   (481 words)

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Because books about the music of countries are scattered through the ML classification schedule, access through subject headings and keyword searches are much more effective.
Relevant articles, such as those in the journal Ethnomusicology may be found by looking under the country or region of interest ("Vietnam" or "Southeast Asia"); under types of music ("Flamenco music"); or under instruments ("Sitar").
The Malpass Library has many videotapes related to world music, which may be found in Illinet Online or in the A-V catalog.
www.wiu.edu /library/units/music/guides/ethnic.htm   (1337 words)

 dmusic.com - Canadian Universal Music ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
That's a really interesting, if somewhat convoluted, quote and it came from Randy Lennox, ceo of Universal Music Canada, in a CBC story here.
Lennox said the prices were set after extensive consumer research and without them, "the business would flat-line at best because of the competitive nature of entertainment products.
If you guys really want cheap music, start cruising the used record stores, CD's for about $8 or less, and vinyl, which sounds better anyway.
news.dmusic.com /article/7634   (1287 words)

 50's Music Missoula, MT - Missoula, Montana 50's Bands, Missoula 50's Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
SOLO, TRIO or 4 PIECE BAND specializing in the music of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
INCLUDING THE MUSIC OF: James Taylor, John Denver, Buddy Holly, Jim Croce, Sam Cooke, The Beatles, Cat Steve...
RamFunkshus is 'L.A.'s Hottest Dance Band.' We are a runaway favorite of entertainment companies and clients who know they can trust us to provide a memorable musical experience at wedding receptions, corporate parties, or community events.
www.gigmasters.com /50s/50sMusic_Missoula_MT.asp   (815 words)

 Resources for LDS Organists, T
Text: Frank I Kooyman, 1880-1963, LDS; Music: Robert P. Manookin, b.
Text: Parley P. Pratt, 1807-1857, LDS; Music: Alexander Schreiner, b.
1918, LDS; Music: H. Walford Davies, 1869-1941, alt.
www.geocities.com /ddstone48/t.htm   (931 words)

 Song Annotations
Comments: First popularized by the musical The Passing Show, 1915.
Another of Satchmo's favorites which he made popular in the early 1930's.
From the musical Beatrice Lillie musical Bran Pie.
www.libertyhall.com /anote.html   (301 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Respectfully Dedicated to Miss Jeanie A. Ramsay, of Harlem, N.Y. "Saviour, Like a Shepherd Lead Us" (1882) Sacred Music HYMN---In Solo or Quartet.
Words by Dorothy Ann Thrupp, 1779-1847 Music by Henry Tucker, 1826-1882 1.
Saviour, like a shephard lead us; Much we need thy tender care; In thy pleasant pastures; For our use thy folds prepare; Bless-ed Jesus, Bless-ed Jesus, Thou hast bought us, thine we are.
www.pdmusic.org /tucker/ht82slaslu.txt   (210 words)

 Baroque Composers' Portrait Gallery
for a complete listing of all our Baroque Music sites.
Over two hours of music samples, major baroque composers, and Bach of course.
Friend and colleague of JS Bach, famed for his celebrated "silver sounds".
www.baroquemusic.org /compgall.html   (59 words)

 50's Music Spokane, WA - Spokane, Washington 50's Bands, Spokane 50's Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
50's Music Spokane, WA - Spokane, Washington 50's Bands, Spokane 50's Bands
They stay true to the style of music being performed using only authentic instruments of the period, thus complemen...
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www.gigmasters.com /50s/50sMusic_Spokane_WA.asp   (768 words)

 Sheet Music Plus - Music for Four Cellos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sheet Music Plus - Music for Four Cellos
Easy Ragtime Trios for 3 Cellos By Joplin/Heger...
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