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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1945
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From February 14, 1936, to March 1, 1945, AG Weser launched a total of 162 U-boats.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1945   (1142 words)

 Bela Bartok Biography - famous Bela Bartok Classical collection and Bela Bartok Music Reviews.
He was out of sympathy with the government that replaced the immediate post-1918 republic in Hungary, where he was held in less official esteem than abroad, and moved in 1940 to the United States, dying there in relatively straitened circumstances in 1945.
Other important orchestral works that form not infrequent parts of concert programmes are the Divertimento for strings and the challenging Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta.
Bartók's six string quartets are a significant and important part of repertoire, extending the musical and technical range of the form.
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/70.htm   (652 words)

 Milestones in Danish music before 1945 - DanishMusic.info
During the Danish Golden Age (1800-1850), music came to play an exceptional role in the development of the national culture - a task that it was allowed to perform all the way from the simplest school lessons to the absolute top of Danish society.
Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) was the all-dominating figure in Danish music and musical life from the end of the 1890s until well into the 20th century.
There was a fully developed musical life, with institutions and organisations that enjoyed broad popular and local bases, especially in the area of leisure time music, and particularly in choral singing.
www.danishmusic.info /1d3000c   (468 words)

  Bence Szabolcsi: A Concise History of Hungarian Music / Hungarian Music since 1945by György Kroó
The Second World War does not represent a watershed in the stylistic development of Hungarian music, since it is the emergence of the new society and democratic development that brings with it the triumphal decade of the Kodály school.
A transformation in musical form and harmony which cut open an abyss deeper than in any earlier change of style, on the one hand between the traditional and the new, and on the other hand between contemporary art and the public.
The years of the musical turning point (1955–1959) are primarily the years of information-gathering and study.
mek.oszk.hu /02100/02172/html/11.html   (2169 words)

  Music Composition Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Music Composition is offered, for the undergraduate student with serious interest, in two year-long courses, with a number of possible continuations and allied studies.
The prerequisites for this course are V1002 Fundamentals of Western Music and the instructor's permission.
Students gain familiarity with the materials used in electroacoustic music and the techniques and equipment that are employed to transform and organize these materials into compositions.
www.music.columbia.edu /undergraduate/courses/composition.html   (242 words)

 MPhil/PhD Music
Research in Music is undertaken in the School of Arts, and is housed in new, purpose-built accommodation on the Southlands campus.
The musical life of Roehampton is full, and students are encouraged to participate in concerts.
Music in Germany, 1900-1945; Music and Politics; Music and Gender.
www.roehampton.ac.uk /r/music   (342 words)

 The Music Guild / About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Originally, The Music Guild audiences consisted mainly of Russian and German immigrants, whose European backgrounds caused them to be deeply devoted to and knowledgeable of chamber music.
The Music Guild’s mission is to present chamber music in an intimate setting to the children at an early age before they have been taught by their elders or their peers that they will not like it.
For some years, The Music Guild has invited as its guests the students of the American Youth Symphony, the USC Symphony Orchestra, the UCLA Youth Orchestra, the Crossroads School, the Colburn Performing Arts School, the Braille Institute and the children from each of the elementary schools where the ensembles perform.
www.themusicguild.org /about.htm   (1304 words)

 UCI - Department of Music, Faculty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
She has published on the music of Ligeti and on issues in the reception and theory of modernist music.
Its interdisciplinary focus reflects the changing role of art music in cultural discourse, and clarifies the composer’s ambiguous position as both outside and intrinsically part of twentieth-century musical modernism.
Undergraduate music theory and analysis, counterpoint, seminars in post-1945 music, rhythmic theory, Schenkerian analysis, history of theory, cross-cultural influences in music, world music, theory of non-Western music, readings in contemporary music theory.
music.arts.uci.edu /bauer.php   (372 words)

 tko chronicles vol.2: american commercial music before 1945
american commercial musics before 1945 are categorized as follows for the demands of the casually informed record buyer.
oldest traditions of anglo-american music of the south.
the music brought by the early english and irish settlers flourished with
tko2.blogspot.com /2005/12/american-commercial-music-before-1945.html   (1319 words)

 Art on Podium: Pop Music in Iran
The music that came out of Tanin studio had a fresh and innovative sound and was known as the fifties music.
It is important to remind that recording music in those days was quite a time-consuming, fastidious and delicate affair and this fuss was the key and secret to the immortality and eternal popularity of 50s music and bear evidence to the amount of work, precision and guts that went into producing those songs.
In conclusion, this experienced musician said that in essence pop music is drawing nations around the world closer to each other and the more time passes the more the language of pop music becomes international.
www.iranchamber.com /podium/art/020619_pop_music_iran.php   (999 words)

 Grad Studies - Music
The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in all undergraduate courses in music.
If the student does not have an undergraduate degree in music, the student must take the Department of Music Graduate Diagnostic Exam before enrolling in any graduate courses in order to determine which undergraduate foundation courses may be necessary.
The Department of Music offers graduate courses in the areas of music education, performance, conducting, history and theory.
www.unomaha.edu /graduate/Music.php   (163 words)

 Dizzy Gillespie: Odyssey: 1945-1952 - PopMatters Music Review
An innovative and original trumpet player, prolific composer, musical visionary, generous teacher and confidante of other musicians, Gillespie listened carefully to music wherever he found it, sought to understand it, and often incorporated it into his own work.
He is often acknowledged as one of the first modern jazz musicians to recognize and celebrate the influence of Latin and Caribbean music on jazz.
It also indicates the wide range of Gillespie's musical interests and the reasons for his continued appeal beyond the initial thrust of bebop: His inventiveness, good humor, and ability to acquit himself well in almost any musical setting.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/g/gillespiedizzy-odyssey.shtml   (1399 words)

 Music 4 Games -- The Future of Rock n' Roll & Interactive Entertainment. Est. 1999.
His music had a huge influence on my life, and a profound impact on my career.
Like his music, he was bold and powerful, but soft and caring.
He was not afraid to show emotion, but also took joy in sheer bravado and unquestionably his music showcased all of this.
www.music4games.net /News_Display.aspx?id=464   (593 words)

 McIntire Department of Music - Academic Faculty
Her first exposure to African music performance and culture was in Ghana where she studied at the School of Performing Arts and in the country's rural northern and eastern regions as an undergraduate.
Pease is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the College Band Directors National Association, the ACC Band Directors Association, the Virginia Band and Orchestra Director's association, and an educational endorser for Vic-Firth and Sabian.
Kate Tamarkin holds a DMA from Peabody Conservatory of Music, a Masters of Music from Northwestern University, and a Bachelors of Music Education from Chapman University (CA); she comes to the University of Virginia from the Catholic University of America, where she has been an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Orchestras and Opera.
www.virginia.edu /music/facultyacadmore.html   (4494 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: 1939-1945, Hazel Scott, CD
A brilliant pianist who also had a warm singing voice, Hazel Scott gained some recognition in the early '40s for her swinging versions of classical themes.
This valuable CD has all of her early recordings through May 1945, most of which have been rarely reissued.
Scott is first heard on four songs with a pickup group organized by Leonard Feather called the Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?userid=A117emPAix&WRK=7810335   (179 words)

 1945 - Don Byas - Music Downloads
To draw a comparison to the old style of music listening, a download is like buying a single, and a stream is like hearing the song on the radio.
Downloaded music lives on your computer, and can be transferred to any compatible portable device.
Several online music services wrap their song files in DRM in order to have control over what you do with the files.
www.mp3.com /albums/231643/downloads.html   (760 words)

 Music After 1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Conlon Nancarrow (1912–97) used the player piano to produce music that could not be performed by a human.
In the mid-1960s he composed music that combined the rhythmic organization of Indian music with simple harmonic progressions and the amplification of rock music.
The musical equivalent of architecture's post-modernism is the use of musical styles and quotations from all periods of music.
www.wwnorton.com /concise/ch22_outline3.htm   (1149 words)

 The Jazz Age (1900 - 1945) - BV Music
Calypso was one of the earliest musical genres outside the U.S. and Europe to be recorded.
Plena and Bomba, two distinct yet intertwined West African based Puerto Rican music styles, were sought out by RCA Victor in the late '20s because the label wanted to expand to the Caribbean.
Dorsey, the music director at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Chicago from 1932 until the late 1970s, is best known for composing 'Take My Hand, Precious Lord' (Mahalia Jackson's signature song), which combined hymnal exhaultation with jazz and blues.
music.aol.com /black-entertainment/bmm2006/timeline101jazzage   (731 words)

 Music Composition, Programs of Study, School of Music, Northwestern University
The school’s Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition provides a special dimension to the program, as prizewinners – thus far John Adams and Oliver Knussen – spend four weeks on campus, closely interacting with students and faculty.
Students draw upon the excellent resources of the School of Music, comprising premier researchers and performers, and a music library that houses the largest collection of post-1945 music in the world.
Alumni currently hold faculty positions at a number of colleges and universities; others work as conductors, performers, music critics, composers of commercial music, or in administrative positions in chamber ensembles and orchestras; and still others go on to graduate school or employment in a variety of fields.
music.northwestern.edu /areas_of_study/as_composition.html   (1144 words)

 Music Therapy Applied: Medical Music Therapy
Following are brief descriptions of four Music Therapy interventions on specialized medical units (General Surgery, Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics, and Oncology), specially tailored to the needs of a modern medical facility.
The Music Therapist would strive to ease those difficulties so that patients are able to cope better and to face any life changes that result from illness or injury.
Studies supporting the use of music in the surgical arena date back to 1945, when music was used successfully as an audioanalgesic during dental operations (Whitacre and Potter).
members.aol.com /musictherapycc/page7.html   (395 words)

 NIU Music - Hart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
—century music; graduate courses in music of the 19
Professor Hart has written articles and papers on various aspects of the late romantic French symphony, including its place in Parisian concert life, governmental support for the symphony, and the use of the symphony to communicate socio-political philosophies.
He was the program annotator for the 2001 Bard Music Festival, Debussy and His World, held at Bard College and Lincoln Center.
www.niu.edu /music/people/bios/bhart.shtml   (156 words)

 Carroll Music Instrument Rentals & Rehearsal Studio's New York, NY
As one of the metropolitan area's foremost musical instrument rental companies, Carroll's is known for its tremendous selection and firm commitment to customer satisfaction.
We've been family owned and operated since 1945, so our customers consistently benefit from the knowledge and insight that comes with more than half a century of experience in the industry.
Designed by Robert Hansen and Associates, they are large, comfortable and equipped to handle a wide range of demands, from rehearsals and auditions to Broadway pre-production.
www.carrollmusic.com   (136 words)

 OUP: Rutter
John Rutter was born in London in 1945 and studied music at Clare College, Cambridge.
His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has co-edited various choral anthologies including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Oxford Choral Classics series.
From 1975-9 he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in 1981 formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers, as a professional chamber choir primarily dedicated to recording.
www.oup.co.uk /music/repprom/rutter   (279 words)

 Carey House - 1945
A major in music, leading to either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree, was established in the College; the School Of Music, the last remnant of the nineteenth-century University, became the Department of Music.
The Music Department offered both “practical work” and “theoretical work” that could be applied to “most degrees.” A major in music was available also.
The amount of “practical work” that was “accepted toward a degree” was limited to a maximum of twelve semesters hours for music majors and a maximum of ten semester hours for non-majors.
www.departments.bucknell.edu /edu/photo_history/1945/1945_CareyHouse.html   (501 words)

 Conservatory - Index by Period
Yet another route was that of "chance" music, notably in the work of John Cage, in which the elements of a composition or performance could be determined by, say, "the throw of the dice".
The rapid advances in technology during the late 20th century are partly responsible for the emergence of a wide variety of musical forms.
Minimalism, which emerged in the 1960s, focuses on the development of a single aspect of music, such as pitch or rhythm, while keeping other elements constant.
www.humanitiesweb.org /human.php?s=c&p=i&a=l&ID=10   (375 words)

 JR.com: Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - 1944-1945 in Music: Big Band:
2 1942 1945 1946 A Journey To A Star 1947 Vol.
Harry James Harry James & His Music Makers Harry James & His Orchestra Harry James/Frank Sinatra Harry James & His New Jazz Band Peggy Lee Peggy Lee/Benny Goodman Peggy Lee/George Shearing Peggy Lee Band Jack Teagarden Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra Jack Teagarden/Pee Wee Russell Jack Teagarden/Bobby Hackett
Music content © Copyright 1948 - 2007 Muze Inc. For personal use only.
www.jr.com /JRProductPage.process?Product=4037178   (195 words)

 Welcome to the Music Department
A three- or four-hour written examination on the history of Western Music from the Middle Ages to 1950.
M.A.: A student may petition to substitute a thesis (normally a composition) of up to 6 credit hours for course work in composition with permission of his or her advisor.
Ph.D.: The dissertation will be a composition of substantial scope and complexity which demonstrates the candidate's ability to handle large musical forms.
www.music.buffalo.edu /degrees/gcomposition.shtml   (284 words)

 Music Department Faculty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
At Amherst College, Professor Engelhardt teaches Global Sound and Sacred sound, courses which examine the role music plays in global cultures and how they relate to religion and ritual.
As a graduate student at the University of Chicago, he taught Introduction to World Music, Music in European Civilization, and Topics in Music Since 1900.
In addition, from 1998-2005, he served as piano faculty at the Merit School of Music in Chicago.
www.amherst.edu /~music/engelhardt.htm   (298 words)

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