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  Polish Music Journal 5.2.02 - Labunski: Poland's Contribution to Music
The first half of the 18th century was characterized in Poland by the growth of secular music, the further development of instrumental music and the shifting of art patronage from the court to the wealthy magnates and landlords.
This period was marked by the development of symphonic music and produced several distinguished composers: W³adys³aw ¯eleñski (1839-1920) chiefly known as the author of the opera "Goplana," and of symphonic and chamber music.
[12] Their music is remarkable for its model character and unusual scales, derived from Polish folk music; by its fresh and vigorous rhythm; by its humor and healthy objectivism, all in keeping with the spirit of the new Poland, a spirit of action, optimism and self-reliance.
www.usc.edu /dept/polish_music/PMJ/issue/5.2.02/polandlabunski.html   (2709 words)

 Hugo Wolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1888 Eichendorff's poetry and in particular Mörike's inspired a sudden flowering of song music that in profusion and variety matched Schubert and Schumann.
Yet he was original in his conception of the songbook as the larger dramatic form; each one seems to have been planned in advance to represent a poet or source.
Folk music, nature studies, humorous songs and ballads peopled by soldiers, sailors, students or musicians recur in the German settings, while religious or erotic themes dominate the Spanish and Italian songbooks.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/wolf.html   (421 words)

Music was developed by the different permutations of pitch and rhythmic values.
Music V variants include MUSIC360 and MUSIC11 for the IBM360 and the PDP11 computers, these were written by Barry Vercoe, Roger Hale, and Carl Howe at MIT, respectively.
Music V variants: newer developments include Cmusic (by F.R. Moore), so named because it is written entirely in C programming language.
music.dartmouth.edu /~wowem/electronmedia/music/eamhistory.html   (4763 words)

 Richard Wagner: Master of the Music Drama
Thus, in dispensing with the then characteristic patterns of musical ornamentation, he introduced the extensive use of the leitmotif (or leading motive) - a musical theme associated with a character, an event, a thought, or an object.
Oddly, Wagner's music of the future invariably dramatized either Christian tales of the MiddleAges or the stories of ancient mythology - the lives and loves of its gods and goddesses, its heroes and heroines, its villains.
Perhaps it is because as a dramatist steeped in the traditions of Shakespeare and Greek tragedy, he saw these ancient stories which told timeless truths not as tales of fantasy but as a fitting allegory of the human condition.
www.ffaire.com /wagner/index.html   (335 words)

 Richard Wagner
He married the singer Minna Planer in 1836 and went with her to Königsberg where he became musical director at the theatre, but he soon left and took a similar post in Riga where he began his next opera, Rienzi, and did much conducting, especially of Beethoven.
He also worked on the text and music of an opera on the 'Flying Dutchman' legend; but in 1842 Rienzi, a large-scale opera with a political theme set in imperial Rome, was accepted for Dresden and Wagner went there for its highly successful premiere.
Wagner did not stay long in Bavaria, because of opposition at Ludwig's court, especially when it was known that he was having an affair with Cosima, the wife of the conductor Hans von Bülow (she was Liszt's daughter); Bülow (who condoned it) directed the Tristan premiere in 1865.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/wagner.html   (1109 words)

 Paulo Mouat's personal homepage, Music Thoughts
It is undeniable that today's erudite music is difficult to perceive and understand, accounting for the wide demand for classical music, not to mention that of the more rock- or pop-like genres, and the comparatively meagre interest even in the most popular of 20th century pieces.
Moreover, I'd say that it is erroneous to think that music is for everyone or, in other words, that a piece of music is always composed with consensus in mind, everyone gathering a similar understanding from hearing it.
In a sense, Music is universal since it has the means to reach everyone, albeit with a different aspect from one person to the next.
www.geocities.com /Vienna/8804/music/music_thoughts.html   (708 words)

 1883 in music -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
and the (additional info and facts about list of 'years in music') list of 'years in music'.
(A drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes) Opera
February 13 - (German composer of operas and inventor of the music drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)) Richard Wagner, German composer
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/18/1883_in_music.htm   (450 words)

 Chronology of Estonian Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was the first and (currently) the only special music magazine that has been in existence for such a long time.
Today it is known as the Theatre and Music Museum, where an awe-inspiring collection of original scores by Estonian composers is kept.
Estonian music breaks free from behind the Soviet "iron curtain" and is heard at music events around the world.
www.pitts.emory.edu /theoarts/multi/Countries/Estonia/chronology.html   (1689 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Arts Friday Review | Once upon a time in America
The saga of American music in the 19th century is a tale of outsized personalities, showdowns and rampant can-doism.
The situation in 1800 is reflected in the major musical publications of the year: six hymnals, a collection of odes on the death of George Washington, and one instruction book each for singers and instrumentalists.
Classical music, said a writer of the time, "is primarily the concern of women and long-haired, libidinous foreigners".
www.guardian.co.uk /arts/fridayreview/story/0,12102,942575,00.html   (1936 words)

 Patriotic Music In America, Page 1
While all patriotic and national music is to a greater or less extent popular music, it may be classed apart in that its growth mainly is due to the circumstance of war and is the specific outcome of such conditions.
The repertory of popular music in America is especially rich in patriotic and national songs, in fact so much so that it is hard to fix on any one or even a few of them.
The first incentive to patriotic music was the Revolution, later followed by the War of 1812 and still later by the Civil War, The Spanish American War and the World Wars and regional conflicts of the twentieth century.
www.parlorsongs.com /issues/2002-7/thismonth/featurea.asp   (4463 words)

 Electroacoustic Music
This arbitrary division of the history of electromechanically generated music and/or using electronic sounds responds to a will to expand the scope of the Music 220 series by coupling some of the concepts explored in class with important dates, names and in general, relevant experiences.
Under this light, we could go as far as to when music is talked about and musical instruments are created.
Non-electronic musical events which may have helped catalyze the advent of electronic music are also portrayed.
ccrma-www.stanford.edu /~rsegnini/220c/eMusicHist.htm   (358 words)

 Essentials of Music - Composers
Brahms is an important figure in German music, standing almost as a rock of classicism in the onrushing stream of the new styles created by Wagner, Liszt and others.
His study of the music of earlier composers, including those of the Renaissance, added to the more conservative elements of his music.
Orchestral music, including 4 symphonies (1867, 1877, 1883, 1884-1885); Variations on a Theme by Haydn (1873); 2 overtures (Academic Festival, 1880 and Tragic, 1886); 4 concertos (2 for piano, 1858, 1881; 1 for violin, 1878; 1 double concerto for violin and cello, 1887)
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/brahms.html   (662 words)

 Music - Cardiff University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Music has been a subject of study at Cardiff since the University College was founded in 1883.
Today, the School of Music is one of the largest in the UK with a growing international reputation for the high quality of its research and performance.
The school also boasts excellent facilities for studying music, including the newly refurbished concert hall, which seats 250 and is equipped with a two-manual organ, a chamber organ, two concert grand pianos and two harpsichords.
www.cardiff.ac.uk /2196   (530 words)

 StFX Department of Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Department of Music at St. Francis Xavier University is one of the oldest in the Maritimes.
Now concentrating in jazz studies and commercial music, the music program at StFX offers students the stability of tradition and the excitement in one of today's most innovative educational experiences.
The Department of Music is housed in Thomas Aquinas Hall, a building of historical significance located in the centre of the campus.
www.stfx.ca /academic/music   (243 words)

 Free Sheet Music Links
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Music 2233 - Baroque Music Music, persons and events of the 17th Century and the pre-Classical 18th Century; source materials (sheet music) for class offered by Acadia University.
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 [humanities.music.composers.wagner] Wagner General FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In addition to his talent for musical composition on the largest of scales, RW was a man of the theatre.
His music is still widely boycotted in Israel; although a recent performance of the 'Siegfried Idyll' by the Rishon Lezion SO attracted, among a large audience, only one protester.
But it has become fashionable in many recent performances to speculate that Alberich *is* the only survivor, and that he is plotting to steal the gold yet again...in other words, the stealing of the gold is a sort of 'eternal recurrence' in which events are doomed to repeat themselves throughout eternity.
www.faqs.org /faqs/music/wagner/general-faq   (12027 words)

 Cardiff School of Music
The School of Music at Cardiff University is one of the most vibrant in the UK.
It is home to about 240 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate students, 14 full-time and almost as many part-time academic staff, four academic support staff, and a large number of part-time tutors, many of whom are members of the BBC National Orchestral of Wales or Welsh National Opera.
The School of Music is also noted for the international significance of its research (it was awarded an excellent '5' rating in the 2001 UK Research Assessment Exercise).
www.cf.ac.uk /music/aboutus   (480 words)

 Winchester Music Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Club's founder was composer Sir George Dyson (1883-1964) who was Master of Music at Winchester College in 1925 and went on to head the Royal College of Music in London.
Our Musical Director is Nicholas Wilks, the current Master of Music, and he leads us in a varied programme of major works of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries normally in the Cathedral or in the fine acoustic of New Hall, Winchester College.
Winchester Music Club is affiliated to Making Music which represents and supports amateur choirs, orchestras and music promoters through the United Kingdom.
www.hants.gov.uk /wmc   (148 words)

 1883 In Music Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Stylistic Timeline of Music History
The timeline below may be of assistance in focusing on the study of music history.
Monophonic music was a vital part of the cultures of the ancient Chinese, Hebrews, and Greeks.
Franz Xavier Witt (1834-88) - Cecilian Movement in Catholic church music, restoration of Gregorian chant and 16th century a cappella singing.
www.stevenestrella.com /composers/styletimeline.html   (1392 words)

 Classical Music and Romantic Music - Page 264
Polish composer, great master of the piano and music for the piano.
German early Romantic composer, especially of piano music and Lieder.
One of the crucial figures of Romantic music.
trumpet.sdsu.edu /M151/Romantic_Music4g.html   (217 words)

 What is the National Music Museum?
Founded in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum and Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world.
The Museum is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums in Washington, D.C., and is recognized as "A Landmark of American Music" by the National Music Council.
The Museum was founded as a partnership between The University of South Dakota, which provides staff and facilities for preservation, teaching, and research, and the Board of Trustees of the National Music Museum, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that is responsible for acquisitions, public exhibiting, and programming.
www.usd.edu /smm/identity.html   (809 words)

Studied music with her brother-in-law V.V. Zeleny and oncle J. Mourek, and later in Prague with Z. Kolesovsky and J. Kaan.
She taught piano performance at the Prague Conservatory (until 1928) and was an accomplished musicologist, music educator, and writer on music.
Orchestral music ["Srustani" for chamber orchestra], Chamber music ["Podobenstvi o case" for violin and violoncello, Drama 2 for percussion and narrator], solo piano works [Four Piano Compositions] and vocal compositions ["Skorapky" for baritone and clarinet].
www.kapralova.org /WOMEN.htm   (2154 words)

 Indie-Music.com - Alpha Cat ~ Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To key in on all the words while an awful lot is going on musically, you must listen carefully and pore over the meaning and depth of each song.
Words of a true poet have a lot of impact, when they are set to a dreamy soundscape they carry that much more weight, making you surrender without a fight while you acknowledge all the thoughts while waiting impatiently for more pearls of wisdom to come flowing from the music’s edge.
The first time I was intrigued but it took a second spin to hit home and give it all a chance to sink in, then it really became enlivening for me. It is all together so magnificent, you really need to hear and feel this music.
www.indie-music.com /modules.php?name=News&file=print&sid=1883   (365 words)

 The Atonal Music of Anton Webern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
“The Austrian composer Anton Webern (1883-1945) is one of the major figures of music modernism.
His mature works comprise two styles: the so-called free atonal music composed between 1907 and 1924, and the twelve-tone serial music that began in 1924 and extended through the remainder of his creative life.
In this book an eminent music theorist presents the first systematic and in-depth study of the early atonal works, from the George Lieder, opus 3, through the Latin Canons, opus 16.
www.allenforte.com /webern.html   (172 words)

 1883 article - 1883 1880 1881 1882 1884 1885 1886 Decades 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1883 article - 1883 1880 1881 1882 1884 1885 1886 Decades 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s - What-Means.com
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 Music Timeline
Western music begins to move from monophony to polyphony with the vocal parts in church music moving in parallel intervals.
Josquin Desprez, often called the Prince of Music, is a leading composer of the Renaissance.
The harmony and tonality characteristic of classical music are replaced by dissonance, creating what many listeners consider to be noise.
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0151192.html   (2215 words)

 Virtual Tours of the National Music Museum
The Museum's eight galleries, which feature more than 750 musical instruments, are designed to help visitors discover the wonder of musical instruments as examples of inventive workmanship, objects of refined beauty, and artifacts representative of the central position that music has played in all of the world's cultures.
The grace and charm of the sculpture are accompanied by the peaceful music of the fountain's cascading water.
The Graese Gallery is devoted to American music and musical instruments exhibited within the context of American social and cultural life, ranging from the instruments of the Indian peoples of North and South America to those played by Civil War bandsmen.
www.usd.edu /smm/galleries.html   (2720 words)

 Free 19th Century Guitar Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you find any of the music useful let me know.
I am trying to create an easily accessible collection of public domain music that will be useful to guitarists.
If you have music that you would like to add to the collection please contact me for details on how to provide a copy.
www.meantone.com /MusicDownloads/Downloads.html   (210 words)

In addition to running Theodore Presser he is active in the Music Publishers' Association of the United States and currently serves as First Vice President of that organization as well as Chairperson of its Research and Development Committee.
Broido enjoys speaking to young composers about music publishing whenever possible and has addressed composition students at more than a twenty universities and colleges.
Tom Broido is married to a singer and voice teacher and has two children.
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