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Consequently, folk and religious music were not considered as music per se: their various forms received names denoting and emphasizing their verbal character, as vehicles for sung texts.
A considerable body of Arabic music theory emerged from these western areas of the Islamic world throughout the Middle Ages, much of which characterized the practices of Andalusian art music, one of the dominant traditions in the Islamic world until the dispersion of Muslims and Jews at the inception of the early modern era.
The modal signature, which enables the mode to be clearly recognized, does not stipulate development over two octaves; on the contrary, the nature of the mode is made evident by a trichord (in the case of sba), a tetrachord (in the case of hijaz) or a pentachord (in the case of nawa athar).
www.cacac.org /Arabic_Music_Theory.htm   (6650 words)

 Ernö Dohnányi: Music for Cello
Often grouped with Bartók and Kodály as an exemplar of Hungarian composition, his music is actually closer to the strain of German romanticism embodied by the music of Brahms.
He was named the Director of the Conservatoire of Music in 1934, a post he resigned in 1941 in protest over anti-Jewish laws.
As in Dvorak's concerto, woodwinds are prominent in the score, the cello often duetting with a solo clarinet or flute.
www.classical-music-review.org /reviews/Dohnanyi.html   (499 words)

 XULA :: Music Matters
Music has been integral part of the cultural life of the Xavier community since its inception in 1915.
Around 1934 when the music unit began to offer a major program of studies in music, it became a department in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The organizations are supported by the Music Department with its 50 plus majors and students from the entire university, which adheres to a strong Liberal Arts education for all majors.
www.xula.edu /music/past.html   (381 words)

 Music: Jimmy Day, 1934-1999 (Austin Chronicle . 02-01-99)
If the death of Austin blues guitarist T.D. Bell on January 9 was a hard blow for the Central Texas music scene, the loss of steel guitar player Jimmy Day must be measured in even larger terms -- its impact resonates on a national, even worldwide scale.
Day's résumé alone is mind-boggling; name a country music hall of famer from the Fifties or Sixties, any one, and chances are, he played with them.
Music: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
weeklywire.com /ww/02-01-99/austin_music_feature3.html   (500 words)

 Frederick Delius (1862-1934) - famous Frederick Delius (1862-1934) Classics hit collection and Frederick Delius ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The musical language of Delius with a characteristic harmony and lyricism of its own often has a rhapsodic intensity of feeling.
Music by Delius for singers and orchestra includes his variations on a traditional plantation song Appalachia and his Walt Whitman settings Sea Drift and Songs of Farewell.
Chamber Music Delius wrote three numbered violin sonatas, the third first performed and recorded by the violinist May Harrison with the composer Arnold Bax as pianist.
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/261.htm   (608 words)

 CalArts - School of Music Faculty: James Tenney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
James Tenney was born in 1934 in Silver City, N.M., and grew up in Arizona and Colorado, where he received his early training as a pianist and composer.
Tenney is the author of articles on musical acoustics, computer music, and musical form and perception, as well as two books: META + HODOS: A Phenomenology of 20th-Century Musical Materials and an Approach to the Study of Form (1961; Frog Peak, 1988) and A History of 'Consonance' and 'Dissonance' (Excelsior, 1988).
His music is published by Sonic Art Editions (Baltimore) and the Canadian Music Centre, and is distributed by them and by Frog Peak (Lebanon, N.H.).
www.calarts.edu /schools/music/faculty/tenney.html   (413 words)

 Bluegrass, Old Country and Hillbilly Music from Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The preservation of hillbilly music comes in the forms of quiet societies and renegade practitioners such as Lester and Mike Armistead who are co-founders of the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, principle ambassadors of Lester¹s Loafing Lounge, Goodlettsville, TN.
If you like old time string band music, jug band music, or if you love good ole country hillbilly music, then this is the label to listen to.
Orville Willis ran the store from 1900 till December 11th 1934, when he was brutally hacked to death with an axe from one of the displays in his store.
www.rmemusic.com   (327 words)

 Frederick Loewe - Biography - AOL Music
A composer who wrote several musical plays for Broadway, Frederick Loewe was notorious for not liking his own work.
In 1934 he contributed music for the Broadway hit Petticoat Fever.
During his career he collaborated and worked on numerous Broadway musicals, all of which were successful and are still performed on Broadway today.
music.aol.com /artist/frederick-loewe/156419/biography   (512 words)

 Music History Webring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AMICA (Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors' Association) is an educational non-profit organization with worldwide membership, dedicated to the preservation, restoration and appreciation of historic automatic musical instruments.
Most of the music is for harpsichord with a page dedicated to rare keyboard music of the English baroque.
An exploration of classical music history from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century; including the main periods, subtopics, forms, and composers important to Classical music.
l.webring.com /hub?ring=musichistory   (1513 words)

 Synthesizer Creator Robert Moog 1934-2005 | Live Music Blog
Robert Moog, the creator of the electronic music synthesizer that bears his name and that became ubiquitous among experimental composers as well as rock musicians in the 1960's and 70's, died on Sunday at his home in Asheville, N.C. He was 71.
His particular specialty was the Ethervox, a version of the theremin, an eerie-toned instrument created by the Russian inventor Leon Theremin, in the 1920's, that allows performers to create pitches by moving their hands between two metal rods.
University music schools quickly established electronic music labs built around the Moog synthesizer, and composers like Richard Teitelbaum, Dick Hyman and Walter Carlos (who later had a sex-change operation and is now Wendy Carlos) adopted them.
www.livemusicblog.com /news/05/08/23/robert-moog-obit.php   (1445 words)

 "Ole Faithful" 1934 Sheet Music - CSM111   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Not only that, the cover of this sheet music proclaims that it was a “Sensational British Song Success.” Shapiro, Bernstein and Company of New York published the music by arrangement with Irwin Dash Music Co., Ltd. of London.
The sheet music measuring 9 ¼ by 12 ¼ inches is in super shape.
Sheet music this old in such good condition is a rarity.
www.rubylane.com /shops/whimsy/item/CSM111   (326 words)

 Types of Jazz Music
African-Americans became very angry about the whites copying their music, and soon started making up a more complex and detailed music.
For example, many of their pieces had a different tune, and many more of their pieces had a different sort of rhythm, which made the music sound differently.
The music was now smoother, and could hold out longer notes, called legato notes.
library.thinkquest.org /J0112733/HistoryJazz/TypesJazzMusic/default.htm   (283 words)

 Edward Elgar (1857-1934) - famous Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Classics hit collection and Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Music ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Born in the Worcester in 1857, the son of a piano-tuner and owner of a music shop, he earned his earlier living as an organist, violinist and teacher in his own part of the country.
After his marriage in 1889 he found himself able to move to London as a composer, but success only came later, after his return to the Midlands, confirmed by the Enigma Variations, first performed in London in 1899.
MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - SCOTLAND: A Musical Tour of the Country's Past and Present (NTSC)
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/302.htm   (348 words)

 Film Music
His music was featured in one of the early so-called “adult” western films from the 1950s: High Noon.
Supply of this limited 2nd edition guide is running low so make sure to order your copy soon, which includes a free CD of film music examples.
The title page of this film music guide has music from the end credits of E.T., boldly signed by John Williams.
www.americanmusicpreservation.com /film.htm   (553 words)

 1934 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1933 in music, other events of 1934, 1935 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
Introduced by Jane Froman in the revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1934
Music in the Air starring Gloria Swanson and John Boles
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1934_in_music   (1246 words)

 NPR : Music Visionary Robert Moog, 1934-2005
All Things Considered, August 22, 2005 · It's been said that the Moog synthesizer is as important to popular music as the electric guitar.
He had been known to be suffering from a brain tumor in the last months of his life.
When Moog was a teenager, he started building theremins, and his early work in the development of electronic musical keyboards made his name synonymous with the word "synthesizer" through much of 1960s and '70s.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4810689   (171 words)

 American Mavericks: Harry Partch's Instruments
But, more than this, he designed the instruments to be "corporeal." To Partch, corporeal meant to involve the whole body, the whole person in the art.
Additional sounds recorded at the Harry Partch Institute, under the direction of Dean Drummond.
"The Bewitched" recording and motion picture frames from Music Studio provided by Innova Recordings of The American Composers Forum.
musicmavericks.publicradio.org /features/feature_partch.html   (201 words)

One of the supreme instrumentalists of all time, Emanuel Feuermann's life was cut short in his prime, like the lives of Ginette Neveu, Dinu Lipatti, William Kapell, and others.
His recording career prior to 1934 is not yet fully documented as he recorded for several labels going back to the acoustical era.
His partnerships in the studio prior to 1934 were not especially outstanding as a whole, either musically or in recorded quality.
www.musicandarts.com /CDpages/CD1075hi.html   (292 words)

 Amazon.com: 1934-1940: Music: Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Louis Jordan Sheet Music — Sheet music for Louis jordan at Sheet Music Plus.
Well, Louis Jordan is one of the true pioneers in music.
Find out in Music You Should Hear, where these and other artists tell you about the music they love.
www.amazon.com /1934-1940-Louis-Jordan-Tympany-Five/dp/B000001NLS   (859 words)

 Love Music, Part 2
This is Part Two of a two-part exploration of music inspired by that most human of emotions: love.
We'll never know what great music he might have written had he lived a normal life span.
Now, in keeping with our "Love Music" theme, here is Love Is Sweeping the Country as introduced by the composer, George Gershwin, on his "Music by Gershwin" radio program, April 30, 1934.
www.compactdiscoveries.com /CompactDiscoveriesScripts/28LoveMusic2.html   (1430 words)

 1927-1934 by Carter Family CD
A comprehensive budget compilation by the dependable JSP label, the five-disc 1927-1934 fully covers the first seven years of the Carter Family's musical career and features recordings that are the basis of the trio's honored place in the country music firmament.
Being a long time fan of their music, I was very surprised to find this collection at such a low price.
A great collection of historic recordings by the first family of country music.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/3393057/a/1927-1934.htm   (286 words)

 Amazon.com: 1934-1947: Music: Tiny Bradshaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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With all the votes in, Amazon.com's music editors have selected the best CDs of the year in all your favorite categories.
See our lists of not-to-be-missed music from 2006.
www.amazon.com /1934-1947-Tiny-Bradshaw/dp/B00005K533   (380 words)

 1929-1934 - Coleman Hawkins - Music Reviews
The nine sides Hawkins recorded with trumpeter Henry "Red" Allen in 1933, though, represent the disc's high point.
By the time these recordings were cut, Hawkins had almost fully come into his own as the first real threat on the tenor saxophone.
Portions of content provided by All Music Guide © 2006 AEC One Stop Group, Inc.
www.mp3.com /albums/128980/reviews.html   (313 words)

 Music and Letters -- Table of Contents ( 1934, XV [1])
Music and Letters -- Table of Contents (1934, XV [1])
C. Music and Letters 1934 XV: 82-85; doi:10.1093/ml/XV.1.82
EDWARD C. Music and Letters 1934 XV: 99-100; doi:10.1093/ml/XV.1.99
ml.oxfordjournals.org /content/volXV/issue1   (263 words)

 Music and Letters -- Table of Contents ( 1934, XV [3])
Music and Letters -- Table of Contents (1934, XV [3])
RICHARD C. Music and Letters 1934 XV: 203-208; doi:10.1093/ml/XV.3.203
C. Music and Letters 1934 XV: 259-263; doi:10.1093/ml/XV.3.259
ml.oxfordjournals.org /content/volXV/issue3/index.dtl   (239 words)

 Violin Jazz 1927 To 1934, MP3 Album Music Download at eMusic
Explore music collections from fans of this album
The performances are mostly drawn from sessions by Venuti's Blue Four with some of the soloists including Jimmy Dorsey (switching between clarinet, alto, trumpet and baritone), Frankie Trumbauer (on C-melody sax and bassoon), bass-saxophonist Adrian Rollini and, on "Sweet Lorraine," clarinetist Benny Goodman.
The music is consistently exciting although serious collectors will want to acquire releases from the more complete European series instead.
www.emusic.com /album/10587/10587049.html   (254 words)

 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Biography of Aram Khachaturian
Find the music of Aram Khachaturian in the Archives.
AND CHORUS: syms.: No.1 in E minor (1934), No.2 in A minor (1943), No.3 (1947); Dance Suite (1932-3); Poem about Stalin, with ch.
INCIDENTAL MUSIC: Macbeth (1934, 1955); King Lear (1958).
www.classicalarchives.com /bios/codm/khachaturian.html   (288 words)

 The M. Abbott Van Nostrand (AC 1934) Theatre Collection Music Holdings, ca. 1900-1950 : Collection Overview
Contains primarily multi-part manuscript orchestrations of early-twentieth-century musicals.
Some printed sheet music and some later materials are also included.
There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use.
asteria.fivecolleges.edu /findaids/amherst/ma136_main.html   (111 words)

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