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  1938 in Music - Basic Music - Online Music Guide
1 and 2 and Music for Two Pianos with Mildred Spiegel in Brookline, MA.
07-16 - Music Maestro Please recorded by Tommy Dorsey begins a run of 6 weeks at #1 on the US charts.
Basic Music is part of the Basics 4 Life family of sites.
www.basicmusic.net /years.php?y=1938   (434 words)

  
  1938: Music - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
The 'New Friends of Music' Orchestra, consisting of thirty-five or forty players, averaging twenty-five years of age, under the direction of Fritz Stiedry, was founded a few years ago and is unique in the respect that each player must have the ability to function as a soloist.
Music would be one of five departments, all under the jurisdiction of a Board of Trustees, eleven in number, who would work in conjunction with government agencies which would reinforce and enlarge the scope of their efforts.
The possibilities of electric musical instruments still remain chiefly within the province of the scientist, and it is the latter who is pointing out the potentialities of these instruments in the hope of obtaining the cooperation of both composers and performers.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461500584/1938_Music.html   (5530 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ralph Rainger
See also: 1936 in music, other events of 1937, 1938 in music and the list of years in music.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 was the last in a series of movies that were variety anthologies--vaudeville on film, in a sense.
See also: 1938 in music, other events of 1939, 1940 in music and the list of years in music.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ralph_Rainger   (3446 words)

  
 NewMusicBox
1938), whose music is as structurally complex and demanding as that of his teacher Babbitt while as classically balanced as that of Sessions.
All four were strongly influenced by non-western music: Young, Riley and Glass by the music of India and Reich by African drumming and Hebrew chant.
1929), whose music is equally related to neo-romanticism and post-modernism as well as to the legacy of John Cage and experimental music, has throughout his career pursued a unique musical vocabulary with incorporates unconventional musical notation, unusual instrumentation--for classical music, at least--such as the banjo or the toy piano, or unorthodox methods of playing.
www.newmusicbox.org /article.nmbx?id=1353   (1026 words)

  
 Vaclav Nelhybel's Bio - New Music Jukebox   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He studied composition and conducting at the Conservatory of Music in Prague (1938-42) and musicology at Prague University and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Nelhybel was a synthesist and a superb craftsman who amalgamated the musical impulses of his time in his own expression, choosing discriminately from among existing systems and integrating them into his own concepts and methods.
These elements are complemented in many of his works by the tension generated by accumulations of dissonance, the increasing of textural densities, exploding dynamics, and the massing of multi-hued sonic colors.
www.newmusicjukebox.org /composers/c_bio_new.asp?ComposerID=&ActorID=38575   (370 words)

  
 Essentials of Music - Composers
His music, along with Shostakovich's and others was officially banned, though the ban was not always enforced.
His music shows a concise approach to form, yet it is filled with strong rhythmic feel and a rich lyricism.
In short, it was great music, something of little use to those who saw music not as art, or even as entertainment, but as a means of social control.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/prokofiev.html   (668 words)

  
 CD Baby: AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVALS: African American Music Festivals, 1938-1943 - Blues Songs (2-Audio CD Set)
Few forms of music touch the heart, as do the blues - with their mournful repetitions and moving lyrics that were born out of the turbulent experiences of fl slaves.
Music is the language of the soul, expressing the deepest feelings and emotions in a manner that is difficult to ignore.
One form of music that originated in the South is the "blues", with its characteristic high-pitched notes and a three-line textual stanza of the form AAB, and a 12-measure form.
cdbaby.com /cd/aamf5   (1117 words)

  
 David Lyon (b 1938 ) - famous David Lyon Classics hit collection and David Lyon Music Reviews.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
David Lyon was born in 1938 in Walsall, in the English Midlands, and was educated at Queen Mary’s Grammar School.
He also became acquainted with — and profoundly affected by — the music of Mahler, Shostakovich, Tippett, and the composer to whom he is most indebted, Benjamin Britten.
Although this influence is most evident in his vocal music, it has also had a fundamental effect on his whole approach to composition.
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/643.htm   (623 words)

  
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Our self-selected enrollment of 200 undergraduate music majors is the right size for students to receive personal attention from our 47 artist faculty members, while at the same time having opportunities possible through a full scale music operation.
We are proud of our ability to combine the strengths of a music conservatory education with the variety added by being a part of a liberal arts university.
Our facilities and instruments are excellent, featuring state of the art technology and the wonderful, historic Elizabeth Hall performing auditorium with its world famous mechanical action organ by the workshop of Beckerath of Hamburg.
www.stetson.edu /music   (298 words)

  
 the Legacy of Pandit Pannalal Ghosh
It was during one such production when Anil Biswas was directing music for a dramatization of a work by the renowned poet Kazi Nazrul Islam that Pannalal decided that he needed a bigger flute who's pitch and sonority would be more appropriate for both classical and light music.
In 1938 as music director of the dance troupe of the princely kingdom of Seraikella State, Panna Babu (as he was affectionately known) was one of the first classical musicians to visit and perform in Europe, which he found rather agitating and unsettling.
His music was steeped in devotion and had an intangible ethereal element, immense emotional depth and was infused with spiritual profundity.
music.calarts.edu /~bansuri/pannalal.html   (1398 words)

  
 1938 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1937 in music, other events of 1938, 1939 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
Introduced by Muriel Angelus in the musical The Boys from Syracuse.
Introduced by Marcy Westcott, Muriel Angelus and Wynn Murray in the musical The Boys from Syracuse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1938_in_music   (1177 words)

  
 Music
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.
Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection is an online presentation of a multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado.
The Children's Music Workshop is an advocate for music in schools.
www.cyberbee.com /music.html   (963 words)

  
 The Roots of Tejano and Conjunto Music
The roots of Tejano and Conjunto music are as widespread and diverse, and run as deep, as the traditions, cultures and people which gave them life.
The main root is the music of Mexico with all its regional and class variations, its extraordinary range of songs and dances, and its social and religious musics ranging from the solo voice to the powerful sound of the bandas from Sinaloa to the highly stylized format of today's mariachis.
The musical traditions of the Tejanos of South Texas and Norteños of Northern Mexico have been influenced not only by the mother country, Mexico, but also by their Anglo-American, African-American and immigrant neighbors like the Czechs, Bohemians, and Moravians as well as the Germans and Italians.
www.lib.utexas.edu /benson/border/arhoolie2/raices.html   (2584 words)

  
 Hellride Music - 25 Suaves - 1938   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What they ARE about is a club full of unpretentious, sweating, yelling music lovers who've been galvanized into a mystic rawk oneness by the tuneage.
They're all hitting that high white note at the same time, forgetting how they got there, forgetting who's president, even forgetting their own identities in a shattering mind orgasm that makes the broken down vans and seedy clubs all worthwhile.
This is amphetamine-laced music loaded to the gills with The Feeling.
www.hellridemusic.com /forum/printthread.php?t=788   (227 words)

  
 Collectible and Antique Music and Musical Instruments on CYBERATTIC.
This old WWI sheet music is in pretty fair condition and has normal wear for a piece of this 1915 vintage.
All music is there but pages are loose and there is wear on the edges.
All music is there but pages are seperated and there are a few tears.
www.cyberattic.com /directory/Music_and_Musical_Instruments40.html   (852 words)

  
 At-A-Glance Film Reviews: Mad About Music (1938)
In spite of being under the firm hand of the studio system, where actors were not allowed to choose their own projects, Durbin was consistently cast in smart musicals and comedies.
Mad About Music is a very good entry in her filmography.
As usual, lighthearted music and comedy are supported by an intelligent, sensitive script.
www.rinkworks.com /movies/m/mad.about.music.1938.shtml   (106 words)

  
 African American Music Festivals, 1938-1943 - Folk Songs Audio CD
This CD features some of the best folk music that was presented at this festival and includes some moving vocals and some equally enjoyable instrumental pieces.
Sadly some of the music from this fest could not be preserved, but the numbers that have survived give us a fair idea of what their quality and influence may have been.
An ardent lover of African American music in all its forms, I was delighted by the musical repast on this and the other titles on African American Music forms from a2zcds.com.
www.a2zcds.com /Products/African_American_Music_Folk_Songs_Audio_CD_522.htm   (834 words)

  
 GW Department of Music
Bachelor of Science, 1938, Bachelor of Music, 1938, Master of Music, 1940, The Johns Hopkins University
He was appointed to the faculty of The George Washington University in 1960 to institute a music program where none had existed in its previous 140-year history.
Steiner's planning and guidance, a new music facility was built in the University Academic Center.
www.gwu.edu /~music/faculty/steiner.html   (282 words)

  
 Music
Post-Civil War music reflects the problems of Reconstruction and the beginnings of urbanization and the northern migration of African Americans.
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).
A multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado recorded in 1940 by Juan Bautista Rael of Stanford University to document alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes.
library.albany.edu /subject/music.html   (5175 words)

  
 Chronology of Music Making at the University of Dayton
Vogt is appointed Director of Music in the Normal Department of St. Mary's Institute.
The author remarks that the music "added very much to the entertainment." He goes on to say, "'The orchestra of the Institute is always a leading feature in the public entertainments at St. Mary's and for this year's Easter play it was at its best.
The UD Collegians receive an offer from the Music Corporation of America for a summer tour through the mid-west, but decline because many of the band members are already employed.
www.udayton.edu /~music/history/chron1850-1938.html   (5153 words)

  
 The Delmore Brothers - Biography - AOL Music
Performing on guitar and vocals from early ages, they were playing as a pair by the time Rabon was ten years old.
Unusually for that time (or any other), the Delmores would switch high and low harmony parts from song to song (or even within the same song), although Alton would usually sing lead.
It's that element, perhaps, that enables the Delmores, more than many other acts of the time, to speak to listeners of subsequent generations.
music.aol.com /artist/the-delmore-brothers/1584/biography   (1062 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Personal Best: The Bluebird / Victor Years (1938-45): Music: Artie Shaw & His Orchestra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Artie Shaw made this selection himself of his favorite performances from his band's recordings from 1938 to 1945, including broadcast tapes as well as studio recordings and balancing ballads with some hard-swinging performances.
The portrait that emerges is of a band that could do many of the things that other bands did, as well as a few things of its own.
Find out in Music You Should Hear, where these and other artists tell you about the music they love.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000002WHC/sub20   (683 words)

  
 Music of the Reich - Gridskipper
Above is a poster advertising their 1938 "Degenerate Music" exhibition, highlighting the destructive effects of jazz and "negro music" in general, among others (draw your own conclusions about the Star of David lapel badge).
Schloss Neuhardenberg outside of Berlin is hosting an exhibit called "The Third Reich and Music," combining creepy-kitsch like this poster with the various art forms the Nazis outlawed -- principally modern and non-Aryan music (as opposed to classical Wagnerian stuff), plus paintings, letters, sculptures, and historical documents.
The exhibition was originally put on at the Cit de la Musique in Paris; this run lasts until June 25.
www.gridskipper.com /travel/berlin/music-of-the-reich-168799.php   (241 words)

  
 JOCHUM¹S BRUCKNER 5th: 1938 TELEFUNKEN: Music & Arts CD-1086
The appearance of new scores of Bruckner¹s symphonies in the 1930s as part of the Complete Edition project motivated a number of recordings from German labels.
Telefunken, Electrola¹s junior rival, countered with the Fifth Symphony in Haas¹s edition under Jochum, recorded in the Hamburg Musikhalle on June 3/4, 1938.
It is a profound reading, carefully compared and contrasted with Jochum¹s later recordings in the lengthy analytical notes by Mark W. Kluge.
www.musicandarts.com /CDpages/CD1086hc.html   (171 words)

  
 Nazi Propaganda (1933-1945)
The Volkswagen: A model car to be built in a model city (1938).
"We Owe It to the Führer": A 1938 pamphlet on Hitler's deeds.
The Battle for Germany: A 1938 schoolbook on the Nazi Party.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/gpa/ww2era.htm   (2303 words)

  
 1938 in music at AllExperts
See also: 1937 in music, other events of 1938, 1939 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
Introduced by Marcy Westcott, Muriel Angelus and Wynn Murray in the musical The Boys from Syracuse.
Oscar Hammerstein II contributed new English lyrics to the music of Johann Strauss II
en.allexperts.com /e/0/1938_in_music.htm   (1336 words)

  
 African American Music Festivals, 1938-1943 - Ragtime, Speeches and Ballads Audio CD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jazz, too, has lent its chord progressions and lyrical styles to contemporary pop music, while rock is largely grounded in the Blues.
By 1889, jubilee singing troupes were making their mark on an enthusiastic music world, and ‘ragtime’ was soon born.
The African American Music Festivals of 1938-1943 pertain to the folk festival at Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort Valley, Georgia - a locality that has been among the majors breeding grounds for innovative American music.
www.mimijambo.com /site/1350401/product/101-1101656   (517 words)

  
 Cup Music
A Day in the Life of Leo: Classical Music for You
Accendo: Music from the time of Claudio Monteverdi
Music Music 02 Music 03 Music 04 Music 05
www.cupmusic.com   (63 words)

  
 God Bless America (Memory): American Treasures of the Library of Congress
In the fall of 1938, as war was again threatening Europe, Berlin decided to write a "peace" song.
The first proof copy is dated October 31, 1938; the earliest "final" version of the song is a manuscript dated November 2; and Kate Smith's historic broadcast took place on November 11.
These manuscripts are part of the Irving Berlin Collection, a remarkable collection that includes Berlin's personal papers as well as the records of the Irving Berlin Music Corp. It was presented to the Library of Congress in 1992, by Berlin's daughters, Mary Ellin Barrett, Linda Louise Emmet, and Elizabeth Irving Peters.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/treasures/trm019.html   (459 words)

  
 Jose Serebrier (b 1938 ) - famous Jose Serebrier Classics hit collection and Jose Serebrier Music Reviews.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Serebrier was music director of America’s oldest music festival, in Worcester, Massachusetts, until he organized Festival Miami, and served as its artistic director for many years.
His recording of the Mendelssohn symphonies won the UK Music Retailers Association Award for Best Orchestral Recording, and his series of Shostakovich’s Film Suites won the Deutsche Schallplatten Award for Best Orchestral Recording.
The French music critic Michel Fauré has written a new biography of José Serebrier, published in 2001 in France by L’Harmattan.
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/5262.htm   (473 words)

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