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  Music M656 Group Presentations
The music for film and TV helps to set a scene (for instance, by playing Parisian café music to show we are in Paris) or convey a mood (for instance, using dissonant, high strings to create tension or suspense), telling the audience how to feel about events on the screen.
Second, choral music became the province primarily of amateur performers in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as churches and courts became too poor to support large choirs and as choral societies, groups that perform choral music for their own pleasure, became prominent.
What wind music there is by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century classical composers tends to be light entertainment music, and the great exceptions are not numerous enough to establish the wind quintet or symphonic band repertoire as a classical medium on a par with piano music, art songs, string quartets, orchestral music, and opera.
www.music.indiana.edu /som/courses/m656/M656pres.html   (2042 words)

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By 1912 his music and songs were achieving great success, which encouraged him to form a musical troupe of his own, bearing his name and comprising the most celebrated Egyptian musicians of the time.
He believed that music depicted and expressed human feelings and aspirations and was not merely for entertainment.
He composed 26 musicals for the stage; the most renowned of which are "Sheherezade", "Al Barouka" and "Al Ashara AI Tayeba".
www.horus.ics.org.eg /en/EgyptToday/FamousCharacter.aspx?id=30   (416 words)

 Music Trades: 1890-1899: the American music industry comes of age.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But in 1890 these were ideas that were almost exclusively the domain of the music industry.
In an era when housewares, clothing, and furniture rarely carried identifiable brand names, and most consumer goods were produced and distributed only on a local basis, the music industry was distinguished by its advanced sales and marketing techniques.
In 1890 the music business represented one of the larger and more visible industries in the United States.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:10588985&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (183 words)

 Timeline of trends in music (1800-1899) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Music Society is founded to encourage appreciation of classical music, especially from Germany; composers and brothers Antonin and Nikolay Rubinstein were among the most influential figures of this period.
A gold rush prompts large-scale Caribbean immigration to Venezuela, leading to the development of a distinctive style of Trinidadian calypso referred to as Venezuelan calipso.
The National Czecho-Slavonic Ethnographical Exhibition is held in Prague, leading to a revival of traditional music and nationalist pride
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_trends_in_music_(1800-1899)   (1137 words)

 Music Cemetery
The Music Cemetery may well be the first burial ground to serve the early settlers in and around Summitville.
The earliest legible stones in the Music are incised 1840, one for a son of Zachariah Robertson and another for Ellen Stanley who died March 2 of that year.
This indicates the very small number of families living near the Music Cemetery in the early 19th century as compared to the number in the early 21st.
www.cemeteries-madison-co-in.com /music_cemetery.htm   (736 words)

 WI Mosaic: A Brief History of Music in Wisconsin
One of hundreds of examples in the collections of Mills Music Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, of social dance music for piano, this piece is by a noted Milwaukee orchestral conductor, composer, and arranger.
Organizations like the Milwaukee Musical Society put on concerts including overtures, symphonies, concerti with internationally known soloists, large-scale choral works with orchestra, and a variety of small ensemble music, as well as fully-staged opera in German.
Madison: University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. thesis in Music, 1980.
www.scils.rutgers.edu /~dalbello/FLVA/background/music.html   (948 words)

 Timeline of trends in music to 1799   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Isidore of Seville writes a treatise on music theory; famously mentions that it is not possible to notate musical sounds, indicating that ancient art of music notation has been lost
Earliest notated music to reappear after the loss of the art of notation in the 5th century; neumatic manuscripts from Regensburg
Aak music in Korea is reconstructed from surviving 12th century compositions
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/T/Timeline-of-trends-in-music-to-1799.htm   (2061 words)

 Essentials of Music - Composers
This was one of many works that combined the larger structures of concert music with the materials of pure jazz.
He wrote music for films (most notably Otto Preminger's 1959 Anatomy of a Murder) and in the last decade of his life he wrote liturgical/concert music for the church, combining voice and dance with the music of his band.
And Ellington arranged his music with just these sounds in mind; so much so that a change in personnel often necessitated a change in the arrangement.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/ellington.html   (594 words)

 Independence Fifes and Drums :: Our Music
Music served several purposes during the American Revolution.
The high-pitched sound of the fife made it the perfect instrument to be paired with the drum for use during the war, as it could be heard over the noise of battle.
In addition to regulating troop activities, fife and drum music was also entertainment for the soldiers.
www.fifesanddrums.org /music.html   (626 words)

 The History of Avantgarde Music
At the same time, the impact of exotic music (mostly based on modal scales), as well as of jazz (not only improvised, but also microtonal due to the "blue notes"), was beginning to be felt in Europe.
This development (basically, refocusing music on its internal mechanisms rather than on structuring content for narrative/emotional purposes) was actually paralleled in the visual arts, which liberated the individual components of painting (color, border, shape) from the "purpose" of representing nature.
Music is immanent in the works of Olivier Messiaen (France, 1908), both in his large-scale orchestral works, such as Turangalila Symphonie (1948) and La Transfiguration (1969), in his ghostly, surreal chamber works, such as Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps (1940), and in puzzles of arcane symbols such as Harawi (1945).
www.scaruffi.com /avant/cpt1.html   (1696 words)

 Index of Music Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The juxtaposition of world events with musical happenings makes a fascinating compilation that could be of interest in general libraries as well as music libraries.
  This comprehensive study of the evolution of Finnish art music traces the development of Sibelius's musical language and the impact of Finnish history, culture, and nationalism on it while asserting the importance of rhythm and the germ motif technique as cornerstones of Sibelius's works.
The impact of folk music on melody, phrase construction, and harmony; Sibelius's position as found of Finnish art music; and the evolution of Sibelian trends in younger Finnish composers are thoroughly detailed.
www.discountmusicworld.com /musicbooks/musicbooks08   (1916 words)

 Willis Music Company - Retail - Music Students Have Higher Test Scores   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Students who study music and the arts score higher on the verbal and math portions of the SAT than students with no coursework or experience in the arts.
A 1997 Gallup Survey on Americans' attitudes towards music revealed that 89% of respondents believe music helps a child's overall development and 93% agree that music is part of a well-rounded education.
Schools who have integrated music and the arts into the curriculum have seen an increase in test scores and student attendance and a decrease in drop-out rates.
www.willismusic.com /scores.asp   (504 words)

 Old Bedford Music Hall
The original Music Hall was built on part of the tea gardens belonging to the Bedford Arms in 1861; in common with an increasing movement to provide a formal structure for the entertainment once held in the public bars.
However, by 1933 all the estates had been sold but not before the housing that had already been built was quickly taken up by the great migration to London of the new industrial working classes looking for cheap accomadation.
These same people flocked to the new Palaces of Variety; and the Bedford Music Hall was no exception in its ability to provide the kind of entertainment that the masses demanded.
www.johnbarber.com /bedford.html   (1082 words)

The Castle View music department is a continuously expanding, thriving part of the school, over subscribed in its GCSE course, well attended in all its extra curricular activities, and highly enjoyed by pupils, parents and teachers alike.
Within the guitar school students are placed into groups, with each member being supplied with their own guitar and effects pedals, before being shown the basics of music notation, and eventually being accompanied by the tutor and a backing band supplied by the sound system and keyboard.
There is also a recognised musical qualification that students are encouraged to enter for as they progress through the course.
www.castleview.essex.sch.uk /music.htm   (659 words)

 AllRefer.com - BEla BartOk (Music: History, Composers, And Performers, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In 1905 he and ZoltAn KodAly began to collect folk music of Eastern Europe, and throughout his life BartOk devoted much attention to folk music of varied origin.
In 1940 he emigrated to the United States and was commissioned by Columbia Univ. to transcribe a large collection of Yugoslav folk melodies.
Among his studies of folk music that have been published in English are The Hungarian Folk Song (tr.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/Bartok-B.html   (408 words)

 Essentials of Music - Composers
In 1919 he founded a society for performance of new music, and in 1925 returned to Berlin to teach.
Schoenberg's early music was clearly marked by the style of the late nineteenth century, and influences of Brahms, Mahler and others can be seen in pieces such as his Verklärte Nacht.
The music of this period is also marked by a style that is referred to as expressionist, and Schoenberg had contact with, and a great deal of admiration for, the expressionist painters and writers (Schoenberg himself painted in an expressionist style).
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/schoenberg.html   (676 words)

 Parlor Songs American Popular Music Collection September 2000 Featured Covers
Not only did publishers use music itself as advertising or to communicate a message, every bit of unused space on published music was used to help sell something.
Any of you who collect sheet music are well aware that the back side of sheet music carries all sorts of advertising messages.
Musically, this is a typical march from the period, firmly planted in the European tradition.
parlorsongs.com /issues/2000-9/2000-9.asp   (1779 words)

 Music Magazines, part 2
An interesting music magazine that was published for a few years in the late 19th century was the Echo.
The editors this month mulled the effect of the motorized age on music, stating that the constant "Chug, chug-ga, chug, chug-ga" rhythm heard while motoring, at sea or from factories was being reflected in the music of the day.
An interesting editorial about the opportunities for musicians in the playing of musical accompaniment to movies brought out the wide range of music played for movies as well as the public's opportunity to learn about fine music whilst watching their movie.
parlorsongs.com /issues/2001-5/thismonth/featureb.asp   (2076 words)

 Page After Page - Search Pages
SHEET MUSIC Four pages, illustrated cover of Nat King Cole, small 13 in top right corner, Faint ABC stamp to front cover, small scuff to bottom right corner of cover.
Music by Willson, covered and recorded by the Beatles for their L.P. With The Beatles, A very scarce early piece.
Nice, but worn edition, complete with dictionary of musical terms, illustrated chapters on singing and cultivation of the voice, illustrated chapter on musical instruments.
www.booksandcollectibles.com.au /esearch.php3?restrict2=169&type=SUB&search_string=Music   (1039 words)

 Els Segadors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It has been the anthem of the Catalan people since the late 19th century.
The modern lyrics are by Emili Guanyavents and were written in 1899; the music was by Francesc Alió and was written in 1892, based on an old popular song.
The song is based on the events of 1639 and 1640, when the Catalans fought for independence against King Philip IV of Spain and his favourite, Olivares - the Guerra dels Segadors or Reapers' War.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/e/el/els_segadors.html   (143 words)

 KS4 Music
Each Candidate has to submit three performances – A solo performance and Performing During the Course (Ensemble performance and a performance of one of their compositions).
Area of Study 1 – Repetition and Contrast in Western Classical Music 1600-1899.
Area of Study 4 – Rhythms, scales and modes in music from around the world.
www.wrennschool.org.uk /music/ks4.htm   (139 words)

 1899 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1898 in music, other events of 1899, 1900 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
Ragtime music enjoys mainstream popularity in the United States
July 1 - Thomas A. Dorsey, "father of gospel music"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1899_in_music   (471 words)

 University at Buffalo Libraries - Music - Finding Aid for Pan-American Sheet Music - Adminstrative Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Materials can be examined by qualified researchers in the Music Library during hours of operation during which Music Librarians are present.
In order to insure access, researchers are advised to contact the Music Library in advance of visits.
The Buffalo and Erie County Library graciously loaned their collection of sheet music related to the Pan-American Exposition to the Music Library in 2001 in order to have preservation copies made and to have the music digitized.
ublib.buffalo.edu /libraries/units/music/spcoll/panamsheetmusic/admin.html   (142 words)

 The Repetition Backroom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Movie is set in 1899, the music will be contemporary...
The news is that songs and music from throughout the 20th century, including the Beatles and Madonna will be used...
Premise: In 1899, a young poet named Christian (MacGregor) leaves his family's home and heads off to the Montmartre district of Paris, known for the bohemians (like Lautrec, as played by Leguizamo), where sex, drugs and the Can Can are the rule.
www.network54.com /Forum/message?forumid=3402&messageid=967655961   (173 words)

 African American Registry for Monday October 31st 2005
Jazz is music and an African American artform.
*On this date in 1899, Duke Ellington was born.
*Thomas Dorsey was born on this date in 1899.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/5/music   (2095 words)

 Duke Ellington (1899-1974).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
roughout the 1930s and 40s Big band swing music was the most popular style, however, it suffered from cliché, which many jazz musicians wanted to pull away from.
Bebop music is more of a listening than dancing style of music.
This meant, however, that jazz musicians had the freedom to extend their musical ideas.
www.coursework.info /i/50897.html   (257 words)

 Sheet Music 1865 to 1899 in Kirk: Indiana State University Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Music by: Bartlett, J.C. Words by: Cory, Charles C. P/P/D: Boston : Oliver Ditson Co., c1895.
Music by: Davis, Gussie L. Words by: Davis, Gussie L. P/P/D: New York : Howley, Haviland & Co., c1896.
Music by: Ford, Abbie A. Words by: Ford, Abbie A. P/P/D: Chicago and New York : National Music Co., c1897.
odin.indstate.edu /level1.dir/cml/rbsc/kirk/sm1865.html   (2487 words)

 Penn Special Collections-Keffer-Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The musical content of the collection consists largely of American popular songs and piano music, but also includes works by famous European composers published in the United States.
American sheet music of the nineteenth century provides a fascinating historical record of contemporary social concerns, issues, events, celebrities, and tastes.
Historical backgrounds for the music publishing industry and lithography in Philadelphia are also provided, with lists of music publishers and lithographers who worked in the city.
www.library.upenn.edu /collections/rbm/keffer   (372 words)

 Acoustic Chamber Music Sets
Half of all collectors of classical music (itself a tiny minority of record collectors) collect vocal recordings, which are at the opposite end of the spectrum from chamber music.
Of the vocal music, I have found several sides sung in the original languages, two arias from Cantatas and one from the St. Matthew Passion sung in English, and several recordings of the Bach-Gounod Ave Maria.
This is one of the pleasures of the gramophone, this continual company of music which enables one to speculate upon it in various moods, which makes one independent of other people's programmes, and which turns half one's library into records of music.
www.panix.com /~checker/acch.htm   (7535 words)

 A 165th GARLAND OF BRITISH LIGHT MUSIC COMPOSERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Several of the names we recall were, once again, musical directors for the stage.
He contributed in 1899 to The American Heiress, the music for which came from a five-man co-operative.
Its miserable failure appears to have been owed to its book rather than the music and certainly Lambert had a good reputation as a writer of ballads.
www.musicweb-international.com /garlands/165.htm   (463 words)

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