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  Music of the 1920's
Jazz represented a break from Western musical traditions, where the composer wrote a piece of music on paper and the musicians then tried their best to play exactly what was in the score.
The music became a symbol of cross fertilization of musical sensibilities; people would go out to hear jazz, and even go to neighborhoods where the may have never ventured to in the past, just to be entertained.
Many types of music emerged and were popularized during this period of fads, crazy and frenetic dances, silly songs, and radical new styles.
www.geocities.com /bass1344/musicofthe1920s   (1132 words)

 Internet Public Library: Music
Post-Civil War music reflects the problems of Reconstruction and the beginnings of urbanization and the northern migration of African Americans.
Unlike many other sorts of published works, sheet music can be produced rapidly in response to an event or public interest, and thus is a source of relatively unmediated and unrevised perspectives on quickly changing events and public attitudes.
Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra." Search by keyword or browse indexes of authors, titles, or subjects.
www.ipl.org /div/subject/browse/hum20.60.00   (1497 words)

Music was the precocious discipline of the Chicago Renaissance; the explosion of Chicago's fl musical creativity did not wait for the 1930's and 1940's.
Classical music, already rooted in the community, gained impetus with the formation of the National Association of Negro Musicians in 1919.
Depicted in paintings by Archibald Motley, and lauded in poems by Langston Hughes, the music that came to be known as "Chicago Jazz" was at the heart of the Chicago Renaissance.
www.chipublib.org /digital/chiren/musicpage.html   (531 words)

 UCSB Libraries - Internet Resources in Music
Formerly known as the Sonneck Society in honor of Oscar Sonneck (1873-1928), pioneering scholar and bibliographer of American music and head of the Music Division of the Library of Congress from 1902 to 1917.
Explores the full breadth of Puerto Rican music, with descriptions of native music genres including danza, folk music, plena, bomba, and salsa, as well as related genres such as the Cuban son, merengue, bolero, and jazz.
There are descriptions and photos of native musical instruments and an extensive collection of artist biographies (mostly Puerto Ricans) from all genres, each with a discography, photo, and sample audio clips of their music.
www.library.ucsb.edu /subjects/music/music.html   (5558 words)

 ECB Surf Report: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's DSO Kids Music Room features an instrument encyclopedia with sound clips, an orchestra seating chart that illustrates changes from baroque, classical, romantic and modern periods, and a listening library with audio clips from pieces by many composers.
Music History 102: A Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Internet Public Library presents a concise guide to historical periods, with information about notable composers and their works.
Teaching Through Technology: Music provides examples of middle and high school music teachers who are using technology to enhance their teaching.
www.ecb.org /surf/music.htm   (1338 words)

 Signed 1920 Sheet Music - Will You
The sheet music is for the song Will You, words by A. Donnelly; music by F. Mayo.
Music sheet by A. Stasny Music Co. This would look great framed.
There is a piece missing on the top left corner, some clear tape on the top edge and some on the right edge inside to repair a very small tear.
www.goantiques.com /detail,signed-1920-sheet,811232.html   (160 words)

 Culture Shock: The TV Series and Beyond: The Devil's Music: 1920's Jazz
The Devil's Music: 1920s Jazz, premiering on PBS Wednesday, February 2, 2000 at 10pm (check local listings), examines the evolution of jazz from a radically new and socially unacceptable musical genre to its current status as a great American art form.
Using the music itself, The Devil's Music tackles these questions, weaving on-camera performances with historical recordings and footage, and interviews with cultural and musical innovators.
The Devil's Music takes viewers back to 1917, when the US Navy, fearing for the health and safety of sailors who frequented the jazz clubs, shut them down.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/cultureshock/beyond/jazz.html   (1187 words)

 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is especially strong in music spawned by military conflicts from the War of 1812 through World War I. Minstrel music is also well-represented.
Music published before 1923 and in the public domain is digitized.
CAIRSS is a bibliographic database of music research literature in music education, music psychology, music therapy, and music medicine.
library.uww.edu /SUBJECT/music.htm   (1322 words)

 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sibelius Academy Music Resources — Categories include early music, computer music and midi files, jazz and blues, Finnish music and information on various musical instruments used around the world.
International Music Archives — Provides introductory essays on the music of the world by region and profiles of several Indian musicians.
African Music and Dance — with a focus on the Ewe of Ghana, Togo and Benin.
www.ripon.edu /Library/resources/music.html   (1407 words)

 music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The music in the 1920's was mostly Jazz music.
On the left side is the Jazz music from the 1920's.
The music on the right side is the music in 2004 and that artist is Usher.
www.kyrene.k12.az.us /schools/Pueblo/web7/fall_1_04/martwww/music.htm   (36 words)

 1920 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1919 in music, other events of 1920, 1921 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
Mamie Smith's first blues recordings become a hit, alerting record companies to the African American market.
George White's Scandals Of 1920 Broadway revue opened at the Globe Theatre on June 7 and ran for 134 performances
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1920_in_music   (688 words)

Full operas, art songs and incidental music are covered in a work which led the researchers to scrutinise major and minor institutions in both Europe and the Americas.
News bulletins are available to MCA members and there is an on site index to Music Forum a journal that is held by the Music and Performing Arts Library.
There are an impressive 29,000 pieces of sheet music in the Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library of The John Hopkins University.
www.slwa.wa.gov.au /music.html   (2011 words)

 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chronicling the art of music in all its diversity - opera, spirituals, ragtime, jazz, musical comedy, orchestral, rock, and pop music - its vast collection illuminates an art form that is as diverse as humanity.
The sheet music illustrates a broad spectra of music genres, from the ragtime of Scott Joplin to the dixieland of W. Handy to the smooth ballads of Irving Berlin to the stirring patriotic anthems of John Phillips Sousa and George M. Cohan to the early roots of big band sounds.
The music also reflects the fabric of a society struggling to come to terms with an increasingly multi-cultural heritage, its role as an emerging world power, and its vulnerability to erratic economic and political forces.
www.jsu.edu /depart/library/graphic/music.htm   (7600 words)

Includes both printed and manuscript music (mostly in the form of "part books" for individual instruments) selected from the collections of the Music Division of the Library of Congress and the Walter Dignam Collection of the Manchester Historic Association (Manchester, New Hampshire).
The WPA California Folk Music Project is a multi-format ethnographic field collection that includes sound recordings, still photographs, drawings, and written documents from a variety of European ethnic and English- and Spanish-speaking communities in Northern California.
Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra.
library.albany.edu /subject/music.html   (5175 words)

Six months later on September 9, Fiddlin' John Carson made his radio debut, one of the first country music performers to modulate the airwaves.
Rodgers, known as "The Father of Country Music," reportedly sold over 20 million records in the six years of his career.
Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers was the most prolific of the Georgia string bands of the 20s and 30s in terms of number of recordings.
www.southernmusic.net /1920.htm   (565 words)

 Brief Timeline of American Literature and Popular Music:1920-1929
This page provides a sample of the music and films available during the period 1920-1929.
The music links here appear courtesy of the sites listed at the bottom of the page; please visit them for more information about the music of this era.
Because they reflect the attitudes, beliefs, and prejudices of their times, some materials of this era may be offensive to listeners.
www.wsu.edu /~campbelld/amlit/1920m.html   (881 words)

 Flapper Music
The music that became popular in the twenties and developed further in the thirties, raised the hackles of the conservative few just as rock and roll and its successors have done in our time.
The music written for jazz is the very foundation and essence of salacious dancing.
If you have RealAudio 3.0 or higher installed (or a compatible player) and the music doesn’t play for you, please let me know.
bassocantante.com /flapper/music.html   (822 words)

 Sheet Music of the 1920's at Ladybugs Antiques & Collectibles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sheet Music of the 1920's - Titles published from the era of the “Roaring 20’s”; art deco covers, flappers and fox trot melodies, through 1929’s beginning of the Great Depressions’ Blues.
All of our sheet music is complete and playable in any condition/grade, unless otherwise noted.
Dedication reads ”To dear Rosa Ponselle, in gratitude for her graciousness toward the community at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2, 1923”.
www.tias.com /7042/InventoryPage/1362812/1.html?pageNo=1;catId=sheetmusic   (2115 words)

 Sherrys Antiques* Collectibles* & Frivolous Necessities Music and Musical Instruments Directory
Music complete but pages are seperated and rough around the edges.
Music by Kendis and Brockman and Howard Johnson.
Music by Abe Frankl, and words by Sidney Holden.
www.cyberattic.com /~sherrysantiques/catalog/Music_and_Musical_Instruments430.html   (436 words)

 popular music 1920's - Find Everything Music Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This American Popular Music from 1900 to 1950 Subject Guide, arranged chronologically, is intended as an overview...
Music in Harlem in the 1920's and 30's...
The music that became popular in the twenties...
www.ahabc.bc.ca /popular-music/popular-music-1920s.html   (339 words)

 Sherrys Antiques* Collectibles* & Frivolous Necessities Music and Musical Instruments,Sheet Music Directory
Music and Musical Instruments: Sheet Music: Pre 1920 stock# safn-1472
This is the song introduced by Fanny Brice in the new Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic atop of the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York in 1920.
This Irving Berlin selection was featured in the Music Box Revue.Pretty cover picture of a girl on a music box.
www.cyberattic.com /~sherrysantiques/catalog/Music_and_Musical_Instruments:Sheet_Music220.html   (395 words)

 LSU Libraries -- Music Webliography
The International Documentation of Electroacoustic Music / Berlin -- Here you will find data about studios concerned with the production and/or the research and teaching of electroacoustic music and data about works which have been produced or conceived at these studios.
Copyright for Music Librarians -- Sponsored by the Legislation Committee of the Music Library Association.
Music Index Can be used on campus or logging into your Paws account.
www.lib.lsu.edu /hum/music/musiccontents.html   (1843 words)

 Radio and Music of the 1920's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although sound recording was independently invented in 1877 by Thomas Edison in the United States and by Charles Cros in France, the primary means of disseminating popular music until the 1920s remained printed sheet music.
By the late 19th century, the music-publishing business was centralized in New York City, particularly in an area of lower Manhattan called Tin Pan Alley.
Ragtime pieces written by professional composers such as Scott Joplin represented another stage in the influence of African-American music on mainstream popular music.
www.lausd.k12.ca.us /Los_Angeles_HS/Faculty/Langton/Documents/MusicRadio20s   (181 words)

 Dismuke's 1920s & 1930s Recordings
As far as I have been able to determine from correspondence with other collectors, the music featured on the programs was simply dubbed from records in the Columbia catalogue.
This selection is from the 1926 Roger Hammerstein II - Jerome Kern musical comedy "Sunny." I know that Buchanan appeared in the British stage version of the musical and perhaps Randoph did as well.
Some of the country music of the 1930s and 1940s had jazz influence and the results could, at times, be interesting.
www.dismuke.org /Electric/August99.html   (2824 words)

 Carousel-Band Organ Music CD's!
For over 50 years we have specialized in music from Band organs, Nickelodeons, Orchestrions, Calliopes, and more.
These are taken from out of print and unreleased material that dates back into the early 1960's.
Check out the selection of old Audio Fidelity releases and other examples of rare music releases.
www.bandorganmusic.com   (128 words)

 Selected Historical Collections from American Memory, the Nation's Digital Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920: Selected from the Collections of Brown University
California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties.
Hispano Music & Culture from the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection
www.fiu.edu /~library/assistance/music/memory.html   (207 words)

 1919 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1918 in music, other events of 1919, 1920 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
July 22 - The Ballets Russes gives the world premiere of Manuel de Falla's ballet El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) in London
August 1 - Oscar Hammerstein I, musical theatre impresario
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1919_in_music   (808 words)

 Original Dance Music of 1920's & 1930's - The AnimalNet Product Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Music / Original Dance Music of 1920's and 1930's
Try some of the sound samples on this site and you will find out how enjoyable this album is. I found the audio restoration to be quite good.
I have quite a lot of music from this era, but this one is a must.
shopping.theanimalnet.com /cgi-bin/ae.pl?asinsearch=B00004RDNO   (253 words)

 A Hotlist on 1920's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
American Cultural History - This site describes many of the events and styles of the 1920's including fads, fashions, events, music, movies, and radio
1920's music - information about the music of the 1920's
Fashion books 1920 - Shows the fashion of the 1920's
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/list1920sa.html   (146 words)

 RHS Needs Volunteers
A broad history of all types of music on the air from initial classical pioneers through the various d formats of the so-called golden years (into the 1950s).
Reviews both popular music trends and the central role of radio in spreading music’s popularity.
Includes phonographs, tape recorders and even musical jukeboxes.
www.radiohistory.org /Reading.htm   (3230 words)

 Arts - Waterloo/Cedar Falls Public Libraries
Music - Education; Genre; Lyrics; Publications; Sheet Music; Tabulature Sites; Additional Headings
Experience Music Project - Experience and exploration of American popular music
OLGA - The On-Line Guitar Archive "OLGA is a library of files that show you how to play songs on guitar.
www.wplwloo.lib.ia.us /arts.html   (529 words)

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