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  Encyclopedia: Australian rock
The Shadows' influence on Australasian pop and rock music of the Sixties and Seventies is still much underrated, and their lead guitarist Hank Marvin probably inspired more aspiring electric guitarists than any other figure in popular music until the advent of Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.
Teen-oriented pop music still enjoyed strong popularity during the 1970s, although much of it was sourced from overseas, and the proportion of Australian acts in the charts had hit an all-time low by 1973.
This fusion approach to jazz and electronic music performed live was extended in the late 1990s and early 2000s by The Hive (renamed The Baggsmen in 2002 to avoid confusion with a Swedish-based band with a similar name) and Entropic.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Australian-rock   (11348 words)

 AllRefer.com - church music (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
With few exceptions, music is essential to the ritual of every religion; the singing of prayers and portions of Scripture is part of Judaeo-Christian tradition, and a large number of melodies for specific parts of the liturgy were embodied in the medieval collection of church music called Gregorian chant.
Additional musical settings of liturgy from later times to the present have added to the liturgical repertory.
This may include works taken from the repertory above as well as music of religious content, e.g., oratorios or sacred cantatas and instrumental music that is not specifically secular in nature.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/churchmus.html   (331 words)

 Serebella Contents 1963 in gay rights---1963 in music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It uses material from the Wiktionary page "Music".
Music made specifically to reach a wide audience.
A form of popular music emphasizing spoken rhymes over heavily rhythmic backing tracks.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/contains-5761-5764-1963_in_gay_rights-1963_in_music.html   (185 words)

 1964 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of 'years in music'
Simon and Garfunkel form to record for Columbia Records, marking first time that ethnic names are used in pop music.
Introduced in the musical Fiddler on the Roof by Zero Mostel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1964_in_music   (1298 words)

 Music on Television
Music was an integral part of amateur talent shows, which ran on all three networks throughout the 1950s.
Featuring well-scrubbed folk music in the style of the Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul and Mary, the series was embroiled in controversy from the outset when Pete Seeger and the Weavers were banned from the show for refusing to sign a government loyalty oath.
Musical numbers were performed in rehearsal and in a wrap-up concert setting as the denouement of each episode.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/M/htmlM/musicontele/musicontele.htm   (6606 words)

 Nat "King" Cole
His mother, who was his first music teacher, wanted him to become a classical pianist.
Although as early as 12 he played the organ and sang in his father's church, his interests were with jazz - an interest and type of music that displeased his parents because of Jazz's connection with nightclubs and the sporting life.
Later that year he became the first fl to have a weekly show on network television (1956-57), but the show was canceled because it could not find a national sponsor.
www.alamhof.org /colenat.htm   (394 words)

 Gospel Music Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MUSIC CITY, USA (GMA) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced the dates for the GMA Music Week 2006 – April 1-5, 2006, announced John W. Styll...
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) was founded in 1964 for the purpose of supporting and promoting the development of all forms of Gospel music.
The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame, which was created in 1971, is dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions of individuals in all forms of gospel music.
www.wikiverse.org /gospel-music-association   (324 words)

 Jimmy Cliff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1964 (see 1964 in music), Cliff was chosen as one of the Jamaican representatives at the World's Fair, and Cliff soon signed to Island Records and moved to Britain.
Leslie Kong died of a heart attack in 1971 (see 1971 in music).
He quickly returned to music, touring for several years before he recorded with Kool and the Gang for (1983; see 1983 in music).
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Jimmy_Cliff   (438 words)

 Reggae Music
Rasta forms the base of reggae music, the vehicle that artists such as Bob Marley used to spread Rasta thought all over the world.
It also drew from folk music, Pocomania church music, Jonkanoo fife and drum bands, fertility rituals, adaptations of quadrilles, plantation work songs, and a form called mento.
In 1964 the body of Marcus Garvey was returned from England for reburial in his homeland.
www.swagga.com /reggaehistory.htm   (387 words)

 Music under Soviet rule: Ustvolskaya
Her music was performed at the Warsaw Autumn Festival during the late Fifties but, at home, she tended to be bracketed with Andrei Volkonsky (a cosmopolitan enfant terrible modernist) as largely beyond the pale.
The puritanical lashing fury of her music often suggests the image of Christ flogging the moneylenders from the temple, while several writers have remarked on the "Old Testament" vengefulness they hear in her work.
That her concept of God is both vividly apprehended and thoroughly idiosyncratic is clear from the absence of tenderness and redemption in her music, which seems predominantly apocalyptic in tone and outlook.
www.siue.edu /~aho/musov/ust/ust.html   (4033 words)

It is around that time that she decided to end her involvement with music as a performer and switch to composing as a sole occupation.
Since 1956, when the political "thaw" allowed changes in musical life and a greater interaction with the West, the compositional scene in Poland was transformed by the arrival of the newest "avant-garde" techniques and fashions.
She was one of the founders of the Warsaw Autumn Festival; became the first woman vice-president of the Union of Polish Composers (since 1960) and a professor of composition at the Warsaw PWSM (since 1966).
www.usc.edu /dept/polish_music/composer/bacewicz.html   (3242 words)

 CBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Academy of Country Music was founded in 1964 by people passionate about supporting, promoting and enhancing the advancement of country music throughout the world.
The organization's original name was the Country & Western Music Academy; as it grew, the name was changed and the ACM Awards were established to honor outstanding country performers.
In 1983, the Academy of Country Music found a creative way to support its favorite charities by establishing a celebrity golf tournament in which business people mingle with stars and business people from the country music community.
www.cbs.com /specials/38_acma/about   (198 words)

 Hamlet (1964): Music by Dmitry Shostakovich: Film Music on the Web CD Reviews July 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophelia's music grows sadder, more plaintive, more tragic through a series of four cues from 'Ophelia's Descent into Madness,' in which the harpsichord figures grow more and more despairing and dissonant, to the grisly melancholy of 'Death of Ophelia'.
The finale – music for 'The Duel - The Death of Hamlet - Hamlet's Funeral' is toweringly, mindlessly unrelenting dramatic and tense set piece.
I have to say though that while this is doubtless stunningly effective music in context – I've not seen the film – as a stand alone musical experience it is so relentlessly bleak, tortured and neurotic I can only praise the achievement while adding that I don't particularly care to ever play the disc again.
www.musicweb-international.com /film/2004/Jul04/hamlet.html   (720 words)

 Wikipedia: 1964
January 1 - Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is dissolved.
March 9 - In New York Times Co. v Sullivan 376 US 254 1964, the Supreme Court of the United States rules that under the First Amendment, speech criticizing political figures cannot be censored.
November 3 - U.S. presidential election, 1964: Incumbent US President Lyndon B. Johnson defeats Republican challenger Barry Goldwater, Sr with over 60 percent of the popular vote.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/1/19/1964.html   (2915 words)

 Essentials of Music - Composers
His early music showed a strong affinity with the music of Béla Bartók, and was generally conservative in nature.
In the mid to late 1940s, his compositional output was slowed by the tight restrictions put on music by the Stalinist-controlled Polish regime.
He resumed composing orchestral and chamber music in the 1950s, and with the gradual loosening of artistic controls in the Soviet Bloc (especially in Eastern European countries), he began to explore more modern techniques.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/lutoslawski.html   (301 words)

 Dewey Balfa
Dewey was born in 1927 to a large musical family from Bayou Grand Louis near Mamou, Louisiana.
In 1964 Dewey performed with Gladius Thibodeax and Louis "Vinesse" LeJeune at the Newport Folk festival in Rhode Island.
Dewey returned to Louisiana convinced of the value of his culture and its music; for the rest of his life he worked tirelessly to bring that conviction to his own people and Cajun music to audiences throughout North America, Europe and Japan.
www.cajunfrenchmusic.org /biographies/balfa-d.htm   (755 words)

He studied composition privately with Franciszek Sko³yszewski and then (1955-8) with Artur Malawski and Stanis³aw Wiechowicz at the State Higher School of Music in Kraków, where he also taught, being appointed its rector (i.e., president) in 1972 (in the 1980s the School was renamed "Academy of Music).
He taught composition at the Volkwang Hochschule fur Music, Essen (from 1966 to 1968); in 1973-78 he lectured at Yale University in New Haven.
In 1982-87 he was rector of the Academy of Music in Kraków, in 1987-1990 he served as the artistic director of the Cracow Philharmonic.
www.usc.edu /dept/polish_music/composer/penderecki.html   (769 words)

 San Francisco Tape Music Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The San Francisco Tape Music Center was important to the west coast in a number of significant ways.
The Tape Music Center was proof that music here could be created completely outside academic and commercial circles.
It demonstrated, too, that ambitious concepts and projects could be realized on a shoestring, that innovative music depended more on the vitality of the ideas than on big budgets and fancy tools.
www.zakros.com /archives/SFTMC.html   (216 words)

 Winchester Music Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Club's founder was composer Sir George Dyson (1883-1964) who was Master of Music at Winchester College in 1925 and went on to head the Royal College of Music in London.
Our Musical Director is Nicholas Wilks, the current Master of Music, and he leads us in a varied programme of major works of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries normally in the Cathedral or in the fine acoustic of New Hall, Winchester College.
Winchester Music Club is affiliated to Making Music which represents and supports amateur choirs, orchestras and music promoters through the United Kingdom.
www.hants.gov.uk /wmc   (148 words)

 Albert Ayler: His Life and Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The music itself is looser than on the studio recordings, with Peacock beginning every tune with a solo and Albert gradually pushing the group towards one of his melodies.
The music recorded by the group of trio plus horns seems to be an experiment by Ayler in adding players to his band.
Albert was never satisfied with any of his bassists after Peacock[137] and, in his music from here on, began to use strings in different ways, with more pre-arranged roles and composed parts, depending on which players he could get.
www.math.ucdavis.edu /~mawillia/ayler.html   (21423 words)

 Learn more about Musician in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although many would surely debate that birds are musicians, their ability to produce variations on the characteristic song of their species is a subject for more research.
The freestyle-chatter of even common birds, although lacking the complexity of methods employed by human-beings, must be looked at in terms of the origins of music.
Sheila Whiteley, Music, Identity & Sexuality, London: Routledge 2000\n
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /m/mu/musician.html   (342 words)

 Shape Note Bibliography
Music Activities in Detroit from 1701 through 1870.
Music and Musical Activities in New England, 1800-1838.
In Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Waldo Selden Pratt and Charles N. Boyd.
fasola.org /bibliography/tbib.html   (674 words)

 Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 : - Music Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whether Sam really was the first soul singer as some people claim, I'm not sure, though he has a strong claim to the title.
In any event, this is an excellent collection of his music.
Sam made his breakthrough with You send me, which went all the way to number one in America (where it sold a couple of million) though it barely made the top thirty in Britain.
www.24-shopping.co.uk /B0009R34R0/Portrait_of_a_Legend_1951-1964.shtml   (363 words)

 WABC Musicradio "Music"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During its years as a Top 40 Music radio station, WABC compiled year end surveys of the ranking of the songs that were played during that year, usually referred to as "the top 100 of the year".
Today, we still listen to this music almost as much as we did when it was new.
You can follow the changing themes of Top 40 music from the British Invasion in 1964 with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones through the "Bubblegum" era of The 1910 Fruitgum Company, to the protest songs of the late 60's.
musicradio.computer.net /music.html   (886 words)

 36 Hours - 1964 Actors and Music Sites
Thanks for visiting the gocount directory of 36 Hours - 1964 movie music and actor information.
These resources contain extensive film information, however, please let us or these sites know if you still have music and actor questions.
(dmoz.com movie actor and music links may have been altered for space and content)
www.gocount.com /movies/36_Hours_-_1964.html   (142 words)

 Beatles Sheet Music
Sheets printed between March of 1964 and August 1967 have the Keys logo, some sheets printed between October 1965 and May 1970 have the Charles Hansen Publishing wordmark or logo, and some sheets printed between October 1967 and September 1969 have the Sheet Music Institute logo.
The stock number from 1964 to late 1966 appeared on the front and the print and date code on the back page.
When the rights to print Beatles sheet music was transferred to Warner Brothers in the mid-seventies (Hansen continued to print solo Beatles sheets up until sometime in 1976) they not only took the fun out of checking the dates, they took the fun out of collecting the sheets.
www.rarebeatles.com /sheetmu/sheetmu.htm   (1040 words)

 Beatles Sheet Music - From A Window   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In all, 5 copies were found, and so far no others have ever turned up, making this the rarest of all Beatles sheet music issues.
This sheet music title was originally issued in 1964 correctly listing Billy J. Kramer as the recording artist, and with his photo (scan coming soon).
When Maclen Music started re-issuing sheet music in 1968, they somehow inadvertantly printed From A Window listing it as "Recorded by the Beatles on Capitol Records" and putting the Beatles drawing on the cover.
www.rarebeatles.com /sheetmu/smfrom.htm   (141 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Cruisin' 1964   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Music Special Offers: get 3 CDs for £10, and more great deals.
This series of recordings are re-creations of classic American radio shows by the original DJs and include original music, jingles, ads.
The 1964 CD features DJ Johnny Holliday reproducing his WHK Cleveland show.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000000EAF   (283 words)

 Music: 1960 - 1964
Music was an integral part of our lives and continues to define our generation.
Friday, January 3, 1964: Jack Paar's show was the first to broadcast footage of The Beatles on a major U.S. show, playing a clip of the Beatles performing "She Loves You."
February 9, 1964: The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time, watched by a record-setting 73 million people.
www.khs64.com /hits6064.htm   (552 words)

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