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  Music Quotes - The Quotations Page
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy.
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/music   (636 words)

  
 Music Licensing
Music Licensing is the process through which television outlets and producers acquire permission to use copyrighted music in their programming and productions.
Perceiving themselves to be at ASCAP's mercy when it came to the use of music in their programming, broadcasters formed the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to negotiate with ASCAP on behalf of the entire radio industry.
SESAC was founded in 1931 by music publishing executive Paul Heinecke, with a catalogue consisting primarily of European concert and operatic music.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/M/htmlM/musiclicensi/musiclicensi.htm   (1059 words)

  
 Music Therapy: Can Your Child Benefit
Music therapy often brings out a child’s inner spirit, laughter, and a twinkle in their eye as they find satisfaction in their participation and creative efforts.
Often, parents who request music therapy for their child are met with the response that “our teachers already include music in their program so we do not need to provide music therapy.” But, music therapy and general music education are distinct disciplines and professions; the intent of the services themselves set them apart.
Music therapy treatment with children on the autism spectrum often addresses the four main qualitative impairments: behavior, communication and symbolic play, socialization, and sensory issues.
www.cadenzamusictherapy.com /CanYourChildBenefit.html   (904 words)

  
 The Database of Recorded American Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Notturno for piccolo/flute/alto flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin/viola, cello, percussion and piano was composed in 1973 on commission from the Naumburg Foundation for the virtuoso new-music ensemble Speculum Musicae.
The coordinate trait of Martino's music, one central to his generation, is organic form again the antithesis of much of today's music in which sections are demarcated to the point where fluidity of motion is denied.
Sollberger was co-founder and director of the Group for Contemporary Music and presently is Professor of Composition at the University of California, San Diego.
dlib.nyu.edu /dram/note.cgi?id=7749   (1973 words)

  
 About The Maine Music Box Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The collection is also an important resource for music history, serving to help students develop a better understanding of the progression of the art of composition and the mastery of the then traditional musical instruments.
Sheet music covers are a treasure-trove of period art and advertising; vocal music is useful for the teaching of voice, and the musical scores themselves, as well as the MIDI files and Scorch files, are an invaluable musical resource.
The treble clef is a universally-recognized symbol of music which suffers from over-use as an image; the challenge was to avoid clichÈ while incorporating the grace and musical significance of the symbol.
mainemusicbox.library.umaine.edu /musicbox/pages/about.asp   (3809 words)

  
 Planet P Project - 1931-Go Out Dancing Pt 1 -Progrock Records - CD
Thematically, “1931” explores the dangers of “group-think” versus individual responsibility, from songs like “My Radio Talks To Me” to the pointing-hands cover art, an interpretation of the logo from Fritz Lang’s “M”, a film that also confronted group-think.
As the listener, I was being played as the fool, singing along to some rather heinous proposals, suckered by the propaganda with a beat, but don’t think for a moment that Tony Carey is espousing the doctrines of hate as a personal goal.
In short, “1931” is a powerful and valuable experience, but ultimately hard to love when you are given back unclouded eyes.
www.musictap.net /Reviews/PlanetPProject1931CD.htm   (669 words)

  
 American music collections
If he felt the music was in the "wrong key", he transposed it himself.
Although the music has been removed from the original album cover for the preservation purposes, this album is a written record of the performance of Gospel music by Reverend Smallwood and his choirs.
While doing research on Gospel music with the support of a MacArthur Fondation grant, from 1991 to 1992, she made several contacts with the originators of the Black Gospel music movement in the Americas.
americanhistory.si.edu /archives/d5456a.htm   (383 words)

  
 Fast facts on music
Music was sent down a telephone line for the first time in 1876, the year the phone was invented.
Klezmer music is derived from two Hebrew words, clay and zimmer, meaning "vessel of music."
The Ocarina, a musical wind instrument, is also known as the Sweet Potato.
www.didyouknow.cd /fastfacts/music.htm   (1171 words)

  
 NHSMI, Pre-college and Community, School of Music, Northwestern University
Established in 1931, NHSMI is the oldest and largest university-based program of its kind in the nation.
Because Northwestern University believes in training well-rounded musicians, students are afforded the opportunity to advance academically with a curriculum of core music studies similar to that of a first-year student in the School of Music.
During five weeks of residency, students perform in nearly 20 concerts, go on field trips to all of Chicago's top musical venues, and participate in master classes and seminars related to performance, health in the performing arts, audition preparation, and applying to top music schools.
music.northwestern.edu /nhsmi/index.html   (329 words)

  
 Parlor Songs MIDI Collection October 1998 Featured Covers
The euphoric music of the late twenties turned to more somber tunes and as the depression deepened, music turned to messages of hope and future happiness to divert attention from the reality of the times.
The year after the market had crashed, the music industry was trying hard to stay upbeat but by now, the songs began to take on a new meaning.
In spite of the lyrics and the change in tone of the music, this song is a very enjoyable tune, uplifting.
www.parlorsongs.com /issues/1998-10/oct98feature.asp   (1161 words)

  
 Planet P Project's newest CD, 1931... - BabyBoomer, music with a conscience - new music from vintage artists ...
"1931" is epic, a dark rock opera, detailing the rise of terrorism, fascism, nationalism, Nazi's, skinheads, and so much more, changing the perspective of the listener as it plays.
For sales of new Tony Carey or Planet P Project music, BabyBoomerMusic.com is the place to purchase CDs.
1931 is about nationalism, racism, facism, terrorism, and some otherisms too.
www.babyboomermusic.com /product_info.php/cPath/7/products_id/1   (610 words)

  
 MHSchool: Spotlight on Music, Grade 4
George and Ira Gershwin were brothers who became one of the greatest songwriting teams in American music history.
George was born only two years later, and the brothers remained close until George tragically died at the age of 38 from a brain tumor.
Their music touched millions in the United States and around the world.
www.mhschool.com /music/2005/student/grade5/page5.html   (176 words)

  
 uwsp department of music
Michelsen Hall, named after Peter J Michelsen seats 349 and is host to nearly 200 music events each year.
He formed the first real band of the college that by 1935 grew to a widely known 60 member touring group.
Born is Norway, Michelsen was a flutist and studied music with Edvard Grieg.
www.uwsp.edu /music/facilities/mich.html   (75 words)

  
 Gershwin plays Gershwin (original recordings 1919-1931) : Film Music CD Reviews- May 2001 MusicWeb(UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
If these performances tell us anything it is that in the hands of a genuinely creative and innovative talent, whether the music be popular song, 'classical' or pseudo-symphonic, genre is really of little concern in the face of beguiling music-making.
The work was premiered in January 1932 with Koussevitzky conducting the Boston Symphony and Gershwin at the piano, but this recording predates that premiere by over seven months, being taken from a June 26 1931 NBC radio concert with a 55 piece studio orchestra.
This 14:35 minutes is essential listening, Gershwin's melodic flair so in evidence and combined with various attractive Latin-flavoured devices and colours that it is a mystery why the work is not better known.
www.musicweb.uk.net /film/2001/May01/Gershwin.htm   (605 words)

  
 ASCAP Member Profiles Spotlights - Frank Loesser
Born in 1910, Frank Loesser never studied music formally like many of his contemporaries.
He began writing lyrics for popular songs and Loesser's first published lyric was "In Love With the Memory of You" (1931) with music by William Schuman, who later became president of the Julliard School of Music.
In the late 1940's he formed his own music publishing company and was instrumental in furthering the careers of three successful theatrical songwriters, Richard Adler, Jerry Ross and Meredith Wilson.
www.ascap.com /musictheatre/memberspotlights/loesser.html   (300 words)

  
 The 1930's
Another main event that happened in 1931 that was: Believe it or not, scientists had begun experimenting with the idea of transmitting images over long distances.
In 1931, the television was in its infancy.
On May 1st 1931, the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, was opened by President Hoover in New York.
www.kyrene.k12.az.us /schools/brisas/sunda/decade/1930.htm   (1117 words)

  
 Dantalian, Inc. : Sheet Music Publisher : Home
DONALD MARTINO (1931 - 2005) : Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, May 16, 1931, he began music lessons at nine – learning to play the clarinet, saxophone, and oboe – and started composing at 15.
Martino has taught at The Third Street Music School Settlement in New York, Princeton, Yale, The New England Conservatory of Music, where he was chairman of the composition department from 1969-1979, Brandeis, where he was Irving Fine Professor of Music, and Harvard, where he is the Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music, Emeritus.
According to the New Grove, "Martino's music has been characterized as expansive, dense, lucid, dramatic, romantic, all of which are applicable.
www.dantalian.com   (405 words)

  
 1931   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Years: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 - 1931 - 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
January 8 - Bill Graham, rock music entrepreneur (+ 1991)
Joseph Tabrar, one of the most famous songwriters of British Music Hall.
www.icyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1931.html   (609 words)

  
 Music Library Association - In the Spotlight at LibrarySpot.com
Founded in 1931, the Music Library Association is a professional organization in the United States devoted to music librarianship and to all aspects of music materials in libraries.
Committed to staying at the forefront of librarianship, the MLA and its members work to assure that users of music materials are served well by their libraries.
The MLA explores a broad range of issues in librarianship through the hosting of national MLA meetings, roundtable discussions and joint projects like the National Association of Schools of Music to create standards and to safeguard the records of our cultural heritage in music.
www.libraryspot.com /spotlight/musiclibassoc.htm   (151 words)

  
 Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) : Library of Congress Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
LC Call No.: M1100 Musical Heritage Society MHS 4701 Notes: For string orchestra, the 1st work originally for piano, the 2nd an excerpt from incidental music.
Complete piano music of Carl Nielsen Notes: His The complete piano music [SR] 1981.
Piano music for young and old Notes: His Klavermusik for smja og store, c1982: t.p.
www.mala.bc.ca /~MCNEIL/cit/citlcnielsen.htm   (1755 words)

  
 Music From The Lost Provinces: Old-Time Stringbands From Ashe County, North Carolina & Vicinity 1927-1931:Music From ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Music From The Lost Provinces: Old-Time Stringbands From Ashe County, North Carolina & Vicinity 1927-1931:Music From The Lost Provinces: Old-Time Stringbands From Ashe County, North Carolina & Vicinity 1927-1931
Music From The Lost Provinces: Old-Time Stringbands From Ashe County, North Carolina & Vicinity 1927-1931
Maybe it was the isolated and tough nature of the region that inspired folks to turn to music.
www.softforall.com /store/P-B00000I9NA.html   (371 words)

  
 WU Libraries - Gaylord Music Library - Louis Victor Saar
He graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, Munich in 1889 where he studied with Rheinberger and Bussmeyer.
Saar also taught at the N.Y. College of Music, Institute of Musical Art of N.Y. from 1898-1906; Cincinnati College of Music from 1906-17; and at the Chicago Musical College from 1917-34.
In 1934 he moved to St. Louis to join the faculty of the St. Louis Institute of Music where he remained until his death on November 23, 1937.
library.wustl.edu /units/music/spec/saar.html   (344 words)

  
 1931: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Even with such strong players as trumpeters Bobby Stark and Rex Stewart, trombonist Benny Morton and tenor-saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, the fortunes of Fletcher Henderson's orchestra were slipping during 1931.
With the departure of Don Redman several years earlier, the group's arrangements were less innovative, and the pressure was on to perform commercial songs for the Depression audience.
Even with such strong players as trumpeters Bobby Stark and Rex Stewart, trombonist Benny Morton and tenor-saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, the fortunes of Fletcher Henderson 's orchestra were slipping during 1931.
www.music.com /release/1931/2   (295 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   (7623 words)

  
 Music from Antique Networking
Description: Good Night Sweetheart, @1931, Robbins Music Corp., the song favorite of the king and queen of England.
Roat Music Co. Condition is good; there is a crease across the lower right corner and some visible wear,...
Description: "Cocktails for Two", @1934 (assigned to Famous Music Corp.), from the Paramount Picture "Murder at the Vanities", with Kitty Carlisle and Duke Ellington...
www.antiqnet.com /category,music-299.html   (270 words)

  
 Music in America (The Nation, August 19, 1931)
The article focuses on the book entitled "Our American Music: Three Hundred Years of It." This is written by John Tasker Howard.
The author remarks that this book is the most nearly complete work on the subject of American music.
Although it was Howard's original intention to write only about the music that has been composed in this country, he was inevitably drawn into the current of musical activities.
www.thenation.com /archive/detail/13494870   (164 words)

  
 Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - famous Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) Classics hit collection and Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) Music ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The principal post-Romantic Danish composer, Carl Nielsen, was born in 1865, the son of a painter and village musician.
His concertos for clarinet, for flute and for violin have also found a place, as has the overture taken from the opera Maskarade.
Nielsen's 1922 Wind Quintet is a particularly pleasing element in wind chamber music repertoire, of greater interest than the composer's earlier string quartets.
www.hnh.com /composer/nielsen.htm   (368 words)

  
 Scientific African - Ghana Popular Music 1931-1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A pilot project which aims at preserving and digitising an important collection of music from Ghana and Nigeria held at Basel, Switzerland.
"Ghana Popular Music 1931-1957" features a cross-section through the popular music of southern Ghana of the late colonial period as it was then recorded and distributed on 78rpm Shellac records by the Union Trading Company (UTC) of Basel, Switzerland.
This is to make this music accessible again both to people in its countries of origin and to the interested public in general.
www.scientific-african.org /archives/ghanahighlife/safolder_listing   (332 words)

  
 Music from GoAntiques
Description: This sheet music is for Cuanto Le Gusta from the MGM musical, "A Date With Judy".
Description: This is one of the most beautiful stringed musical instruments ever made.
Description: This is a very delicate 8-string instrument which appears to be made by Martin Company in the USA during the 1920s and '30s.
www.goantiques.com /category,music-6.html   (323 words)

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