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  Essentials of Music - Composers
After graduating, he reached the conclusion that the music he wanted to write would not be successful, nor would it allow him to support a family.
In his music we find an incredible mix of hard-edged dissonance and nostalgic quotations of favorite hymn tunes; of the elevated language of the concert-music tradition and the vernacular of popular songs and ragtime.
He saw music as a reflection of the transcendental philosophies of Thoreau and Emerson, and he tried to realize this in pieces such as his unfinished Universe Symphony -- a work that was to be performed by multiple orchestras spread out on different hilltops.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/ives.html   (714 words)

  Encyclopedia: Romantic music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The era of Romantic music is defined as the period of European classical music that runs roughly from the early 1800s to the first decade of the 20th century, as well as music written according to the norms and styles of that period.
Romantic music is related to Romantic movements in literature, art, and philosophy, though the conventional periods used in musicology are now very different from their counterparts in the other arts, which define "romantic" as running from the 1780s to the 1840s.
Thus, a fertilization of music by poetry, fiction, philosophy and painting took place, and with it was associated a further fertilization by the spirit of nationalism.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Romantic-music   (1056 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1915 in music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the Abbe's music had never totally dropped from view; when Searle became honorary secretary (and co-founder) of the Liszt Society in 1950, the average listener's familiarity with Liszt's music is likely to have been restricted to a handful of piano showpieces and the pride of the cliffhanger serial, "Les Préludes".
Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue.
Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric guitars and recording techniques.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1915-in-music   (384 words)

 Music of Hawaii
The earliest known music of Hawaii was the hula[?], which featured a chant (mele) accompanied by ipu[?] (a gourd) and 'ili'ili[?] (stones used as clappers).
Vocals were the most important part of Hawaiian music until the 20th century, when instrumentation took a lead role.
In the 1920s and 30s, a group of men came to be known as the Waikiki Beachboys[?] and their parties became famous across Hawaii and abroad; most of them played the ukulele all day long, sitting on the beach and eventually began working for hotels to entertain tourists.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mu/Music_of_Hawaii.html   (573 words)

 1915 in music Definition / 1915 in music Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first recorded calypso music is made in Trinidad.
Tom Brown's band from New OrleansNew Orleans (French: Nouvelle-Orléans) is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America.
New Orleans is a southern city known for its multicultural heritage and its celebration atmosphere with its music and cuisine....
www.elresearch.com /1915_in_music   (302 words)

 WWI music, Going To War, part one, Parlor Songs November, 2000 Edition
There is so much great music that came out of the war, we feel we need at least three months to even begin to present to you how the music evolved and so you can enjoy a broad sampling of the wonderful tunes that were inspired by the patriotic fervor the war generated.
In spite of that, this is a joyful march and his music was extremely popular and is today, some of the most sought after sheet music for collectors.
The patriotic fervor and musical creativity that followed was perhaps one of the greatest creative period in 20th century popular music.
parlorsongs.com /issues/2000-11/2000-11.asp   (2302 words)

 Timeline of trends in music (1910-1919) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A near-riot occurs at the premiere of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in Paris
Jerome Kern combines multiple forms of ballet, music and theater to invent the modern musical
This leads to a pop form called pambiche, invented for American soldiers that couldn't dance to the harder forms, and is also responsible for nationalist elements being added to the lyrics, foreshadowing the rise of Rafael Trujillo
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_trends_in_music_(1910-1919)   (730 words)

 WWI music, Going To War, part one, Parlor Songs November, 2000 Edition
There is so much great music that came out of the war, we feel we need at least three months to even begin to present to you how the music evolved and so you can enjoy a broad sampling of the wonderful tunes that were inspired by the patriotic fervor the war generated.
His music could be described as formulaic and is considered by some to be rather common.
The patriotic fervor and musical creativity that followed was perhaps one of the greatest creative period in 20th century popular music.
www.parlorsongs.com /issues/2000-11/2000-11.php   (2299 words)

 Pomona College Department of Music
Thatcher Music Building, named in honor of Madge Rice Thatcher and Harry S. Thatcher, was dedicated in 1970.
Ralph H. Lyman Hall, an auditorium with seating for 250, honors the memory of a professor who was chair of the Music Department and director of Pomona's Glee Clubs and choir from 1917 to 1948.
Inside Bridges Hall of Music you'll find the new Hill Memorial Organ, a gift of John J. Hill '22 and Eugene H. Hill '26 in honor of their mother, Carrie Schnitker Hill, was built by C. Fisk of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and dedicated in May 2002.
www.music.pomona.edu /facility   (292 words)

Reared in poverty among unlettered white and fl musicians who expressed their deepest emotions in music, he learned to perform and compose from his heart and soul.
Just how far ahead he really was is evident in the fact that his music appealed to both the age of jazz and swing era and continues to be popular in these times of rock and country and western.
How he and his music could sustain this response for over a half a century is a human as well as a musical enigma.
www.southernmusic.net /bobwills.htm   (295 words)

 The BMS Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The British Music Society was founded in 1979 by enthusiasts who believed an organisation was needed to stem the indifferent attitude generally displayed towards the music of many British composers.
It could be argued that if a composer's music were of any worth it might be better known.
The very first was a recording of piano music by Lennox Berkeley which was very well received and accorded a Gramophone Magazine Critics' Choice Award in 1994.
www.musicweb.uk.net /BMS/index.htm   (489 words)

 Musicians Gallery Tribute - Kenneth Loveland Music Critic
KENNETH LOVELAND was one ot the senior figures working in the fields of music criticism, broadcasting and talking about music (lecturing was a word he hated).
His weekly music magazine Opus 9 o'clock was intended for listeners in Wales, but quickly attracted a regular public in the rest of the United Kingdom and even abroad.
This wide taste was reflected in the music he picked for his club evenings, or late night shows at the leading British festivals, where he often appeared.
www.musiciansgallery.com /tribute/loveland/kenneth.htm   (711 words)

Survey of American music from the colonial period to the present day, with emphasis on in-depth examination of representative works from both cultivated and vernacular traditions.
Prerequisite: 2.0 in MUHST 210; 2.0 in MUSIC 303; 2.0 in MUSIC 306.
Explores various critical approaches to research in music at the graduate level, examining specialized bibliographical resources, controversial arguments about musical issues, and other matters of musical criticism required to begin advanced study of music.
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/mushist.html   (1301 words)

 Amazon.ca: Knoxville: Summer of 1915: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is difficult to understand what she is singing at times, but the recording ahs the words in the liner notes, and the diction problems seem to fade with familiarity.
I have heard several recordings of Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and this new one succeeds perfectly in capturing the lyricism and mood of the music.
Alsop's musical direction is spot on and the RSNO plays beautifully for her.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001N9ZF2   (1407 words)

 Christopher Malloy :: Pianist Composer Instructor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He recognized the importance of education by obtaining a degree in music from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
As CEO of the Blue Cherry Music Ltd., a corporation that includes the San Jose School of Music and NoteScore, Christopher has achieved milestones in his career as a solid business person and professional musician.
The study of music is a part of life I feel cannot be left unexplored.
www.sanjoseschoolofmusic.com   (755 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.
Musically, this is a typical march from the period, firmly planted in the European tradition.
Musically it is as humorous as the words are silly.
www.parlorsongs.com /issues/2000-9/2000-9.php   (1796 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Music Pioneers (A-M) / Texas Music History Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1951 he published a pamphlet, entitled Music as a Means of Historical Research, in which he discussed music as a medium for the presentation of historical narrative.
One of the earliest references to musical instruments among Texas German immigrants, Heinrich Backofen, son of a prominent Darmstadt clarinet maker, brought "a whole chest" of instruments with him to Bettina in 1847.
A good singer and great lover of music, Fuchs wrote settings to many outstanding German poems and both the text and music of other songs; at his home he and his family and friends frequently gathered for sing-songs around his piano, one of the first west of the Colorado.
www.governor.state.tx.us /divisions/music/tour/pioneers.htm   (9596 words)

 Music from GoAntiques
Description:Offering this lovely vintage wood music box; which has been repainted with gold leaf paint; lid has a ooak geometric design made of polymer clay; knob...
Description:Offering this lovely old domed powder box music box; made of aluminum which has been repainted with classic bronze gold leaf paint; with a beautiful filigree...
Description:Offering this lovely old domed powder box music box; made of aluminum which has been repainted with classic gold leaf paint; with a beautiful filigree...
search.estatesilver.com /category,music-46.html   (325 words)

 1915 Sheet Music — Ballad with Lovely Girl Cover - 2626
This sheet music was copyrighted and published in 1915 by the Geo.
The cover is rubbed and slightly creased at the corners, with two small tears at the edges and a partial separation at the fold.
The sheet music is the older folio size of approximately 10-1/2 by 13-1/2 inches.
www.rubylane.com /shops/nowandthen/item/2626?yc=1   (233 words)

 Sherrys Antiques* Collectibles* & Frivolous Necessities Music and Musical Instruments Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This music was originally from 1990 by this particular publication from Leo Feist Inc is dated 1918.
Music from 1943 with music and Spanish lyrics by Consuelo Velazquez, and english lyric by Sunny Skylar.
All music intact and playable but would be a wonderful piece to frame.
www.cyberattic.com /stores/sherrysantiques/catalog/Music_and_Musical_Instruments20.html   (528 words)

 Jewish music resources on the Internet
From the JMI web-site: The Jewish Music Institute is an independent arts organisation (non-religious), established in March 2000 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, after 18 years of successful operation under the name of the Jewish Music Heritage Trust.
Collecting and studying all documents pertaining to the musical traditions and the musical life of Jewish communities, past and present are primary tasks of the Centre, as well as, preserving these materials, cataloguing and making them accessible to the scholars and individuals interested in Jewish music.
Music to accompany the new RSGB Siddur, 2005:
www.nationalfinder.com /jmr   (3861 words)

 The Saturday Music Club
Its purpose was to develop the musical talent of its members and to offer encouragement to serious students.
The Girls’ Music Club continued under the unofficial guidance of the Women’s Music Club until 1915, when it was reorganized and a new constitution was adopted.
The Saturday Music Club meets monthly from September through June, presenting lecture-recitals for Club members and concerts to which the public is invited.
www.saturdaymusicclub.org /about_us.html   (324 words)

 UW School of Music - Admissions and Advising
MUSIC 470 Analysis of Tonal Music: Introduction to Schenker (3)
MUSIC 471 Introduction to Atonal Theory and Analysis (3)
MUSIC 472 Analysis of Twentieth Century Music, 1900-1950 (3, max.
www.music.washington.edu /advising/UL_electives.php   (192 words)

 Parlett's Catalogue of music by Bax (1915-1919)
Musically unrelated to the sextet In Memoriam (1917), this one is specifically in memory of Pádraig Pearse, who was executed after the Easter Uprising.
It includes a theme later associated with Mr Brownlow in the film music for David Lean's film version of Oliver Twist, and was orchestrated by Graham Parlett from the short score before Bax's own orchestration was discovered in 1993.
I cherish a 78 rpm recording of this delightful and hypnotic piece played by Bartlett and Robertson, despite their race to get it on to two sides in less than 8 minutes.
www.davidparlett.co.uk /bax/bax1519.html   (1236 words)

 Sherrys Antiques* Collectibles* & Frivolous Necessities Music and Musical Instruments,Sheet Music Directory
Unfortunately this music is not in great condition.
Great cover illustration of a deco style lady with desert scene and men on their camels in the distance.Illustrated cover art by C L McQuaid.
Cover of this music has photos from the 1937 movie "You can't have everything" with Alice Faye, Ritz Brothers, and Don Ameche.
www.cyberattic.com /stores/sherrysantiques/catalog/Music_and_Musical_Instruments:Sheet_Music110.html   (500 words)

 African Music on the Internet
An introduction to African music in 100 CDs is a directory arranged by country, name of artists or groups, CD titles, artists (including compilations), style of music, instrument, language, type of music, and label.
Sells beautiful hand-crafted musical instruments." Included with any kora is a day of instruction with David Gilden, who will teach you how tune, fix broken strings when they occur, and get you started on learning the basics of the music." The kora is played in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali.
Their Music of Africa series is for those with a general interest in African music.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/music.html   (6565 words)

 American Patriotic Music and Songs: MP3 files for Download   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This simple arrangement, published in 1816 by Carr's Music Store in Baltimore, is the earliest appearance in print of “The Star-Spangled Banner” set to the tune “To Anacreon in Heaven,” which is now our national anthem.
Patriotic Music Online is a service of the USAF Heritage of America band.
A special July 4 classical musical tribute to the USA has information on more unusual patriotic classical selections, including many of the early American pieces here.
pmclassical.iicinternet.com /patriotic.shtml   (420 words)

 radiOM.org - Interview & Music
From a program made in 1978, Charles Amirkhanian commemorates the genocide of the Armenian People by the Ottoman Turks in 1915 with music by the Chancel Choir of Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church in Fresno California.
A selection of Armenian music, including folk, popular and classical forms, presented by Hratch Nargizian, a native of Armenia SSR, who later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Specialists in New Music have long been associated with KPFA’s Music Department, be it John Rockwell, Alan Rich, Robert Erickson, Glen Glasow, or Charles Amirkhanian.
radiom.org /archives.php?et=interviewMusic&pageID=7   (336 words)

 African American Registry -- Your Source for African American History
Shelton Brooks, a popular African-American music composer, was born on this date in 1886,in Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada.
Blues legend Willie Dixon influenced R&R. Willie Dixon was born on this date in 1915.
*On this date in 1915, Una Mae Carlisle was born.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/5/music   (2418 words)

 1915 in music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Esther Williamson Ballou : A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Music)
Early Essays on Musical Appreciation (1908-1915) (Classic Texts in Music Education)
Dedicated to Music: The Legacy of African American Church Musicians and Music Teachers in Southern New Jersey, 1915-1990
www.freeglossary.com /1915_in_music   (551 words)

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