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  1940 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1939 in music, other events of 1940, 1941 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
In the role of reporter Melba Snyder in the Broadway production of Pal Joey, Jean Casto explained that the musings of a striptease artiste may be on a somewhat higher intellectual plane than those of her devotees.
The Beggar's Opera (Music and Lyrics: John Gay adapted by Frederic Austin).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1940_in_music   (977 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Faith, Percy
From 1938 to 1940, 'Music by Faith' was heard on the CBC.
However, in 1940 with his budget cut, and tiring of feeling that the CBC hired kept him as their token Jewish operative, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, and later to New York City, accepting a post with the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), where he became an American citizen in 1945.
He also recorded his own 'Mood Music' albums and had three hits of his own with "Theme For Young Lovers" (#32 in Canada in 1960), and "Theme From 'A Summer Place'" (#4 in Canada in 1960; #1 in the USA and #2 in the UK in 1961).
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Pop_Encyclopedia/F/Faith_Percy.html   (389 words)

 Piano Music Of The 1940's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sacred Music Preserved: Streaming Gospel Music From the 1940's-60's - The Calvary Quartet perform traditional quartet gospel music with piano and acapella.
Music Teachers Teaching Piano and Keyboard lessons in Oxforshire - A repertoire of music available,from the 1890's -1940's.
Piano Sheet Music for sale used secondhand old sheet Music - I would like to sell some original piano sheet music from the 1950's: The...
www.pianothings.com /piano-music-of-the-1940's.html   (793 words)

 Timeline of trends in music (1940-1949) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ASCAP strike against broadcasters leads to period in which only public-domain music was broadcast.
BMI's search for non-ASCAP music in turn created channels for the emergence in the U. of Latin and fl music, setting the stage for the decline of Tin Pan Alley and the rise of RandB and rock-and-roll.
Jazz music and Afro-Cuban rhythms are united to form Latin jazz, or Cubop
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_trends_in_music_(1940-1949)   (1100 words)

 Magic of Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Magic of Music is a great 4 CD-Rom collection that lets you learn from many types of music and and their culture.
Explore medieval plainchant and the music of troubadours, renaissance choral works and madrigals, baroque opera and the concerto, and the classical symphony and sonata-allegro form.
Music and Culture: Discover how three different cultural groups; sub-Saharan Africans, Native Americans, and Polynesians, express their heritage through music.
www.infotrend.com.tw /merchants/CompUSA/Software/Education/Edutainment/CompKids/Other/Magic-of-Music.html   (263 words)

 Paul Hindemith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During this early period Hindemith lived as a performer: he was leader of the Frankfurt Opera orchestra (1915-23, with a break for army service), and he played the viola in the Amar-Hindemith Quartet (1921-9) as well as in the first performance of Walton's Viola Concerto (1929).
Much of his chamber music was written in 1917-24, including four of his six quartets and numerous sonatas, and he was also involved in promoting chamber music through his administrative work for the Donaueschingen Festival (1923-30).
His concern with so many branches of music sprang from a sense of ethical responsibility that inevitably became more acute with the rise of the Nazis.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/hindemith.html   (409 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Entertainment: Recordings: Audio: Music: Vinyl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dusty Shelves Music - Supplier of hard to find recordings including 78, 45 and 33rpm records from the 1930s through the 1980s.
Rooky Ricardos Records - Music on vinyl- soul, R and B, top 40, oldies, jazz, pop, funk, disco, records, 45s, albums, fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties.
TK music collections - Collections of vinyl music records of soundtracks, easy-listening, 40s-80s and classical.
www.dmoz.org /Shopping/Entertainment/Recordings/Music/Vinyl   (5266 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Music Pioneers (A-M) / Texas Music History Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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   (9585 words)

 Dick Stone's Music
Their music wasn’t what I would call dance music but people liked the sound as evidenced by the many records they sold.
Brothers Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey were taught music when they were very young by their father who was a music teacher and had a small band.
I have read their popularity was slipping a bit by 1940 but not with me. I had started to move around a little with the rhythm of the new swing style that Benny Goodman had made famous but I really liked the hot Dixieland swing as played by this great band.
dickstonesmusic.blogspot.com   (21977 words)

 Songfest: Home
SONGFEST is the place to find the greatest Christian music ever recorded from the days of the world-wide radio programs of the Old Fashioned Revival Hour with Dr. Charles E. Fuller.
Hear again the high quality music of the choir, the Quartet and Rudy Atwood, America's beloved pianist.
It's important to remember that, according to Colossians 3:16, worship music is for the purpose of "teaching and admonishing one another".
www.songfest.org   (135 words)

 Sheet Music of the 1940's at Ladybugs Antiques & Collectibles
Sheet Music of the 1940's published titles from the 1940 WWII era, through 1949.
All of our sheet music is complete and playable in any condition/grade, unless otherwise noted.
Sheet music is in good — condition with wear and edge chipping, but is complete and readable.
pages.tias.com /7042/InventoryPage/1362814/1.html   (1479 words)

 Welcome to the Chatfield Brass Band
The first bandstand was built in the 1890's, followed by a "new" bandstand erected in the city park in 1921.
This small stone and brick structure was added on to in the 1940's, when band music was at its peak.
Music took over the storerooms, the men's shower stalls and spilled out into the hallways.
www.rochestermn.com /community/chatfieldbrass   (517 words)

 Carolina Music Ways: History 1940's-50's
special aspect of the 1940s and ‘50s that influenced musical families throughout the region was the existence of passionate music educators who taught and inspired their students.
These music masters existed in rural and urban, as well as African and European American schools in the region.
The work of Foy and Wheeler and other music educators in the segregated fl schools was an extraordinary base for the vibrant African American community in Winston-Salem.
www.carolinamusicways.org /history_1940s.html   (372 words)

 Resources by Subject - Music History & Musicology
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is the premiere reference source for Music--and for disciplines related to Music.
CMPI is a www-based index to Canadian music periodical literature, covering all aspects of musical activity in Canada.
Music in the baroque era, from Monteverdi to Bach
www.lib.uwo.ca /resources/musichistorymusicology.shtml   (3630 words)

 National Music Council - Welcome!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Founded in 1940 and chartered by the 84th Congress in 1956, the National Music Council represents the United States to the International Music Council/UNESCO.
The Council acts as a clearing house for the joint opinion and decision of its members and is dedicated to strengthening the importance of music in our life and culture.
Through the cooperative work of its member organizations, the National Music Council promotes and supports music and music education as an integral part of the curricula in the schools of our nation, and in the lives of its citizens.
www.musiccouncil.org   (300 words)

A timeline of Black music from the 1600s to rap is provided by the Detroit Free Press.
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.
The Children's Music Workshop is an advocate for music in schools.
www.cyberbee.com /music.html   (963 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Live Music Venues opened before 1980 / Texas Music History Tour
Live musical shows are a special part of Texas's heritage, and the Johnnie High Country Music Revue has been a part of that heritage since 1974.
The expansive and refurbished 3,420 seat Music Hall is located in the resplendent 277-acre national historic landmark of Fair Park, the Music Hall finds itself situated amongst the largest concentration of cultural facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex...with the convenience of being two miles from downtown Dallas and having abundant, contiguous parking.
The Music City Texas Theater is a result of the artful renovation of the Linden American Legion Auditorium built in 1948-50 which is now owned by the City of Linden.
www.governor.state.tx.us /divisions/music/tour/historicvenues.htm   (6370 words)

 Hispano Music & Culture from the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection
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.
In 1940, Juan Bautista Rael of Stanford University, a native of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, used disc recording equipment supplied by the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center) to document alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes.
In addition to these recordings, the collection includes manuscript materials and publications authored by Rael which provide insight into the rich musical heritage and cultural traditions of this region.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/rghtml/rghome.html   (346 words)

 AllRefer.com - Deems Taylor (Music: History, Composers, And Performers, Biography) - Encyclopedia
After other journalistic posts he was music critic (1921–25) of the New York World and editor (1927–29) of the magazine Musical America.
In 1933 he was appointed music consultant for the Columbia Broadcasting System and later was a commentator (1936–43) for the New York Philharmonic broadcasts.
Taylor composed several other orchestral works and incidental music for a number of plays.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Taylor-D.html   (288 words)

 Tannen Music Companies
Tannen Music is a music publishing company founded in 1944 by Nat Tannen.
Over the years both Paul and Michael started their own music publishing companies, Ridge Music Corp., DeShufflin Inc., and New Media Music Inc. The four catalogs have been combined and are known collectively as The Tannen Music Companies.
RealPlayer is required for listening to music tracks.
www.tannenmusic.com   (136 words)

 Subject Guide: Classical Music Information Resources | Mansfield Library | The University of Montana-Missoula
Music and Dance of the World's Religions: a Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of Materials in the English Language / E. Gardner Rust.
Music in the Baroque Era / Manfred Bukofzer.
One of the most comprehensive music histories consisting of one volume for each major historical period.
www.lib.umt.edu /research/guide/mus_classic.htm   (1923 words)

 Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection, 1940
Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection, 1940
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
The New Mexican 'Alabado' with Transcription of Music by Eleanor Hague.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/rghtml/rgbib.html   (1682 words)

 World Music Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Emeritus David McAllester's personal collection of Comanche and Navajo music, recorded in 1940 and 1950, respectively.
As the World Music Program developed, the collection grew rapidly in both size and scope.
Staffing for the World Music Archives comprises the Director, Alec McLane (who is also the Music Librarian), Jody Cormack Viswanathan and Jennifer Thom Hadley, Archives Assistants, and an ever-changing cast of graduate students.
www.wesleyan.edu /libr/srhome/srwma.htm   (277 words)

 More Music Group
For over twenty years, More Music Group has preserved a reputation for professionalism and expertise.
More Music Group is a full service agency specializing as National Concert Buyers and Regional Talent Agents to Colleges, Universities, Festivals, Fairs, Nightclubs, Corporate Events and Private Functions.
We will continue to provide the finest service and measure the success of our agency on our dedication to our clients.
www.moremusicgroup.com   (122 words)

 Brazilian Music: Carmen Miranda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lee knew a good thing when he saw one...Carmen soon became one of the most popular artists in the US, acting in films, appearing on television and dazzling them on the stages of Las Vegas' casinos and night-clubs.
Carmen only returned to Brazil for two brief visits; the first one in 1940 - when she was accused by some of being "Americanized".
That broke her heart, but resulted in a great song written for her, called "Disseram que eu voltei americanizada" (They said I came back Americanized), full of barbs directed at her detractors.
www.maria-brazil.org /carmen.htm   (527 words)

 Sacred Music Preserved: Streaming Gospel Music From the 1940's-60's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sacred Music Preserved: Streaming Gospel Music From the 1940's-60's
Browse the Forums for gospel music chat & streaming audio technical support.
My earnest hope is that the gospel music rarities preserved here will bless you.
www.sacred-music.org   (107 words)

 1940's Sounds & Music
Listen to the sounds and music of the 1940's.
These sounds have been compressed to allow you to easily hear them over the internet.
To appreciate the music & sounds fully, buy them on compact disk.
www.1940.co.uk /history/sound/sound.htm   (713 words)

 MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1940: Music
MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1940: Music
An outstanding feature of the musical activities of the year 1940 was the important role assigned to music in the Good-Neighbor policy which the United States is cultivating with Latin America.
South America played host to two of our symphony orchestras, and to various concert soloists, opera...
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461501958/1940_Music.html   (165 words)

 CalendarHome.com - 1940 - Calendar Encyclopedia
Years: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 - 1940 - 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945
January 5 - FM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time.
November 11 - World War II: Battle of Taranto - The Royal Navy launches the first aircraft carrier strike in history, on the Italian fleet at Taranto.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /1940.htm   (1466 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: American Experimental Music, 1890-1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Examines the most influential figures in the development of American experimental music at the end of the nineteenth century.
Subjects > Entertainment > Music > Reference > General
Subjects > Entertainment > Music > History & Criticism
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/052142464X   (155 words)

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