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  1962: Music, Classical - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1962: Music, Classical - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Igor Stravinsky, whose eightieth birthday fell on June 18, was the 'man of the year' in music for 1962.
The anniversary was celebrated throughout the year, with programs devoted to or featuring his music in the United States and in many foreign countries.
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  Music history of the United States (1960s and 70s) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This stemmed from a revival of hillbilly music early in the decade, and drew on Appalachian folk-pop pioneers The Weavers.
Country music in the 1960s was dominated by the Nashville Sound until Merle Haggard changed the national country sound to the Bakersfield Sound.
The rise of the Bakersfield Sound was a popular example of a roots revival in folk music, in which artists and audiences revitalize the traditional music forms of their ancestors, generally as a reaction against dilution of the original culture for mainstream acceptance.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Music_history_of_the_United_States_(1960s_and_70s)   (2494 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1962 in music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue.
Charlie Reid and Craig Reid (born 5 March 1962 in Leith, Scotland) are identical twin brothers, famous as singers and songwriters in The Proclaimers.
Categories: 1962 in music Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Concours Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1962-in-music   (8427 words)

 MSN Encarta - Paul Taylor
He studied dance at the Juilliard School of Music and later trained under British ballet dancer Antony Tudor and American modern dancers Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and José Limón.
Aureole (1962), choreographed to music by George Frideric Handel, has been featured in the repertories of the Royal Danish Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet.
In addition to the music of Bach, Handel, and other classical composers, Taylor has set dances to barbershop quartets, popular songs (1940s hits of the Andrews Sisters, for example), ragtime, reggae, tangos, and waltzes.
ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563564/Taylor_Paul.html   (376 words)

 NLS Factsheet: Music Services (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1962 a special music collection for blind persons was authorized by Congress as part of its free national library program of braille and recorded books and magazines.
Music services are provided directly to readers from NLS in Washington, D.C., in contrast to literary braille and recorded materials and playback machines that are distributed by the national network of cooperating libraries.
Musical recordings intended solely for listening are not part of the music collection, as these materials are readily available from stores and local public libraries.
www.loc.gov /nls/reference/factsheets/music.html   (940 words)

 The Music of Americans (Library of Congress Music, Theater, Dance: An Illustrated Guide)
The Music Division's collection of American popular music is strong from the beginnings (whatever you may define those beginnings to be); for European and Latin American popular music its collection is strong from the 1920s on.
The Music Division has one of the great collections of published music from the American musical theater; it also is the repository of the manuscripts of many of America's show composers.
Secular fl music in the Division goes back as far as dances played by Francis Johnson's famous band of free fls, which was the toast of Philadelphia early in the nineteenth century.
www.loc.gov /rr/perform/guide/musamer.html   (2372 words)

 The Nation, 11/24/1962 - Music by Boretz, Benjamin
The special value of a live concert lies not only in the presence of significant music performed with skill and penetration, but also in the cogent musical intelligence manifested in the construction of the program as a whole.
Ever since composers and performers became functionally, intellectually and artistically separated, the realm of musical performance has been artificial, out of contact with the living growth of music, and sustained mainly by narcissism and inertia.
...The result is that programs are designed to serve the performer rather than the music, and works are chosen, not for their individual qualities, but according to a mechanical process in which each is merely a representative of one of the "types" of music that must be present on' a "standard" program...
www.nationarchive.com /Summaries/v195i0017_19.htm   (1339 words)

 1962 Music Room
May 27, 1962 : Bob Dylan releases his album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan which contains some classic Dylan tunes such as "Blowin' in the Wind".
The top singles in 1962 included Sherry by the Four Seasons and Telstar by the Tornados.
The Grammy Award for best record in 1962 went to Tony Bennett for I Left My Heart in San Francisco.
school.discovery.com /schrockguide/museum/1962mus.html   (70 words)

 Coe: Academics: Music
At Coe you can earn a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with a major in music.
The B.M. is a professional degree program for those interested in studying music at the graduate level, teaching music in the public schools, or preparing for a career in performance and/or composition.
Student musicians pursuing degree programs other than music can continue their participation and study in music through applied lessons, ensembles, musical theater, and other courses in music.
www.coe.edu /academics/Music/index.htm   (124 words)

 AllRefer.com - atonality (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
Tonality is a form of musical organization that involves a clear distinction between consonance and dissonance, a definite classification of harmonic results as more and less dissonant, and arrangement of tones in a scale that contains common harmonic and melodic functions and goal points.
The gradual rejection of this principle has been apparent since the later 19th cent., when greatly increased use of chromatic harmonies in the music of Liszt, Wagner, and Richard Strauss and the use of nonfunctional harmonies in the music of Debussy almost completely obscured whatever basic tonalities were present in their music.
Atonality is also used by some to designate all music that has discarded the earlier principle of tonality, whether organized in some other way or not.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/atonalit.html   (430 words)

 Johnny Mercer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a pop music composer.
Born in Savannah, Georgia, he is regarded as one of America's greatest songwriters.
In 1996 he was honored by the United States Postal Service with his portrait placed on a stamp.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Johnny_Mercer   (427 words)

 The Music Man (1962 Film Soundtrack)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Unfortunately, the CD carries over some limitations from the vinyl record recording, such as arranging the first three songs as a single track instead of separate tracks, which is mildly annoying without detracting from the quality of the music itself.
I've knocked off a star for that (and because the CD didn't incorporate the longer versions of some of the songs, but kept the shorter versions used on the vinyl record).
It is, and has been one of my top three favorite movies (not just musicals) of all time.
www.cultclassicmovies.net /a/soundtrack-film-1962-man/B000002K9Y.html   (1319 words)

 The Nation, 06/09/1962 - Music by Boretz, Benjamin
Musical organizations that fail to play contemporary music are sometimes charged with turning the concert hall into a museum.
...The recent statistical increase in perfoimances of "new" music, which has been loudly acclaimed by both American orchestra societies and well-meaning propagandists, is, in this light,' largely insignificant: there is nothing contemporary about nineteenth-century music that happens to have been composed last year, or about non-music that is composed at any date...
...MUSIC Benjamin Boretz MUSICAL organizations that fail to play contemporary r music, are some' times charged with turning the concert hall into a museum...
www.nationarchive.com /Summaries/v194i0023_15.htm   (1506 words)

 Universal Music Group Acquires Rondor Music, International Publishing Company Owned By Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
UMPG is part of the Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company with wholly-owned record operations or licensees in 63 countries around the world.
The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry which is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and UM3 (outside the U.S.).
Universal Music Group is a unit of The Seagram Company Ltd., a global entertainment and spirits and wine company.
www.umusic.com /static/press/08022000.htm   (852 words)

 1963 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
See also: 1962 in music, other events of 1963, 1964 in music, 1960s in music and the list of 'years in music'
(Music and Lyrics: Michael Flanders and Donald Swann).
Opened at the Theatre Royal Stratford East on March 19 and transferred to, London on June 20 for a total run of 501 performances.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1963_in_music   (894 words)

 Marshall 1962 Guitar Combo Amps - LOW PRICES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 1962 received its more familiar nick name, the 'Bluesbreaker', after Eric Clapton used one with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers to record their highly influential 'Beano' album.
The 1962 'Bluesbreaker' Combo also comes with the addition of a footswitchable Tremolo effect.
Here was one of the earliest and finest examples of a guitarist using the natural tone and overdrive of an amplifier to help form a fundamental ingredient in his own overall sound.
www.wwbw.com /Marshall-1962-i56862.music   (379 words)

 MetroActive Music | Charlie Byrd
The celebrated jazz and classical guitarist--whose 1962 Brazilian music collaboration Jazz Samba with saxophonist Stan Getz launched the U.S. bossa nova craze--has "a rigorous regimen of practice" that starts at the crack of dawn and lasts most of the day.
In fact, talking to Byrd about the six-string guitar is like dialing into a living repository of music history.
To try and verbalize what music says, emotionally and spiritually, is futile.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/08.29.96/music-9635.html   (764 words)

 Southern Music Company Composers - W. Francis McBeth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Francis McBeth, born March 1933, in Lubbock, Texas, is former Professor of Music and Resident Composer at Ouachita University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
McBeth was music director of the Arkansas Symphony in Little Rock, and in 1975, he was appointed Composer Laureate of the State of Arkansas by the Governor.
In the thirty-five years since that time, Dr. McBeth has established himself as one of the preeminent composers in the field of music for wind band, producing a body of work which is internationally recognized as among the finest of its kind.
www.smcpublications.com /mcbeth.htm   (164 words)

 Marshall 1962 Guitar Combo Amps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Though tonally similar to a JTM45, the 1962 combo is loaded with two re-issue Celestion 'Greenback' 25 Watt speakers to re-create that classic sixties tone.
After the huge success of the JTM45 amplifier, a 2x12" combo version was released to satisfy popular demand and the now legendary 1962 Combo was born.
Again the valve rectification, pioneered by Marshall in the early 1960s, was responsible for helping to achieve the famed output stage compression and sustain exhibited uniquely by both the JTM45 and 1962.
music.misupply.com /Marshall-1962-i56862.music   (295 words)

 The Music Man (1962)
Professor Harold Hill mesmerizes a small Iowa town with visions of a uniformed marching band taught by his "Think Method." His scam is disrupted when he falls for the librarian and his conscience takes over.
Similarly energetic performances, Michael Kidd's glorious choreography distinguishes romantic musical.
Charming musical from same writer enlivened by Reynolds' sparkling performance.
www.reel.com /movie.asp?MID=987   (82 words)

 The Paul Tanner Electro-Theremin Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Over the Rainbow From the 1959 LP, "Music for Heavenly Bodies", the first recording of the Electro-Theremin.
Only on this first track do I hear what might be the Electro-Theremin, though throughout the film, very low sweeping notes occur which could have either been produced by the Electro-Theremin, or a common sinewave generator.
Kona Coast Music from the 1968 motion picture, composed by Jack Marshall.
www.electrotheremin.com /sounds.html   (225 words)

 GreenCine | product main - The Music Man (1962)
Meredith Wilson's hit 1957 Broadway musical was transferred to the screen in larger-than-life fashion in 1962.
Robert Preston repeats his legendary stage performance as fast-talking con man Harold Hill, who goes from town to town selling citizens on starting a "boy's band," then extracts money from them by ordering instruments and uniforms, with the promise that he'll teach the kids how to be musicians.
But Marian becomes Hill's staunchest ally when her young brother Winthrop (Ronny Howard), sullen and withdrawn since the death of his father, exuberantly comes out of his shell at the prospect of joining Hill's band; and Marian's budding romance with the charming but unreliable Hill ultimately brings her out of her own shell as well.
www.greencine.com /webCatalog?id=1629   (290 words)

 Ken Russell’s ELGAR: the classic BBC TV 100th Monitor Programme broadcast on November 11th 1962: Film Music on the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In fact, the BBC was taken aback by its success - it enjoyed one of the highest rankings of all time – 98% of viewers expressing satisfaction.
It was filmed in 1962 at a time when Elgar’s music – and, it has to be said, British music in general, was in the doldrums.
The most serious difficulties are the tedious over-stretched visuals of the funeral of King Edward VII shown over the Larghetto of the Second Symphony, the over-emphasis of World War II tragedies and Russell’s assertion that Elgar had consequently turned against his Pomp and Circumstance March No.1.
www.theclassicalsite.com /film/2002/Aug02/Ken_Russels_Elgar.html   (632 words)

 TroyRutter.com - Music : 1962-1966   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I highly recommend this cd, the music cannot be beat.
There are some songs which missed on this 2cd (some songs from Revolver), but I think it is real best of and this is best way for beginners.
The Beatles may have broken up, but their music was still willing to go on, starting here with the first Beatles album to be released, since the breakup.
www.troyrutter.com /ItemId/B000002UYZ   (380 words)

 Gay Purr-ee – Warner Bros animated musical (1962): Music by Harold Arlen Lyrics by E.Y. ‘Yip’ Harburg: Film Music ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The music is so-so, very little is memorable and frankly is a waste of the talent involved.
The orchestra interlude ‘Portrait of Mewsette’ is also attractively comical with musical figures strongly suggestive of feline purring, scratching and cattiness.
Amusing in parts but the music from this Warner Bros animated oddity is mostly unmemorable.
www.theclassicalsite.com /film/2003/Jul03/gay_purr-ee.html   (205 words)

 Wendy Richard - Music
The accuracy of this description is in some question; in her book, Wendy implies the opportunity came about in a much more routine fashion, though she does confirm that she did have to make up those sassy comments on her own.
She said as much back in 1962, when she apparently penned this article in New Music Express in June of that year, when the song was at the top of the UK pop charts.
Instead of an insistent man asking a reluctant woman to step out of the dance for a quick snog [smooch], it's now a song of the modern 80's: the woman is being pestered by a pathetic aging hipster.
pages.prodigy.net /glc/wrhp/html/wr_early.htm   (1613 words)

 Amazon.com: 1962-1966: Music: The Beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At that time, album sides could not hold 30 minutes of music, hence the need for a double album.
I became a Beatles' fan rather late in life, relatively speaking, in part because my taste in music tends to veer to the classical/orchestral film score end rather than rock.
It goes without saying that I was hooked from the beginning and not even 6 months from listening to it, it has already changed my life and the way I view music.
www.amazon.com /1962-1966-Beatles/dp/B000002UYZ   (1535 words)

 James Brown Live At The Apollo, 1962 - James Brown, Music Downloads - Online
James Brown Live At The Apollo, 1962 FROM CONNECT - Music Downloads Powered by Sony.
Album: James Brown Live At The Apollo, 1962
Review: In 1963, James Brown had earned a handful of hits on the R&B charts and had won a reputation as one of the most dynamic performers in the nation, but he hadn't yet made a record that reflected the full range of his musical personality or his magnetic stage presence.
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