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  USC Libraries :: Music Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the USC School of Music began in 1884 and there was mention of a music library in the School of Music bulletin in 1894, there was actually no Music Library until 1952, and no music librarian until 1954.
The Music Library originally was housed in a second floor annex to Widney Hall and Miss Joan Meggett became the music librarian.
The Music Library moved in 1982 to a larger space in Doheny Library and in 1999 it moved to a temporary space in the basement of Waite Phillips Hall during the seismic renovation of Doheny Library.
www.usc.edu /isd/libraries/locations/music/history   (161 words)

 VH1.com : Roxy Music : Biography
While Roxy Music had become a sensation in England and Europe due to their clever amalgamation of high and kitsch culture, they had trouble getting a foothold in the United States.
Both Roxy Music and the group's second album, 1973's For Your Pleasure, which was recorded with bassist John Porter, were greeted with enthusiasm in the U.K., but virtually ignored in the U.S. Frustrated with Ferry's refusal to record his compositions, Eno left the band after the completion of For Your Pleasure.
Roxy Music's comeback effort, Manifesto, was released in the spring of 1979, and it boasted a sleek, disco-influenced soul-pop sound that was markedly different from and more accessible than their earlier records.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/roxy_music/bio.jhtml   (1113 words)

 API Music
Derek E. Machan, a Wisconsin composer and music educator, is the son, born in 1974, to music educator parents, James and Suzanne Machan.
Her tastes were influenced by the classical music of the late 19th and 20th centuries she listened to on the family Victrola, winding it up to hear beautiful music—eg.
Musical training was an integral part of elementary and secondary education throughout Bohemia in the eighteenth century, and it is likely that he became proficient in violin at an early age.
www.apimusic.org /composersb.cfm?ln=M   (2844 words)

 Mills Music Library History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first mention of a music library on the University of Wisconsin campus dates to November 1900, when renovations were made to Assembly/Library Hall (now Music Hall) in order to accommodate its occupancy by the School of Music.
The first floor was to house "a waiting area, an office for the School's director, five piano studios, a rehearsal room, and a room for a music library." The music library is once again mentioned in the context of a renovation plan, originally proposed in 1916 but not undertaken until 1924.
A memorandum from that year indicates the holdings of the Music Library to be 2,500 volumes and clearly distinguishes between the branch and office libraries on campus.
music.library.wisc.edu /geninfo/history.htm   (657 words)

 1974 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1973 in music, other events of 1974, 1975 in music, 1970s in music and the list of 'years in music'
Lennon and friend Harry Nilsson had been heckling comedian Tommy Smothers and were forced to leave the club.
Jerry Herman from the musical Mack and Mabel
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1974_in_music   (1079 words)

 About Mills Music Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mills Music Library, a member library of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's General Library System, is the primary resource for music materials and information on the UW campus and in the state.
Over the course of its history, Mills Music Library has grown from a 2,500-item departmental collection to a research library of more than 186,000 titles, with special collections containing an additional 250,000 items in all formats.
The Music Library houses staff offices, open stacks, a mediated seminar room, a special collections (Locked Case) facility, two hands-on listening/viewing rooms, and the Audio/Reserves Facility.
music.library.wisc.edu /geninfo/about.htm   (301 words)

 UIUC Music Library Collections
The University of Illinois Music Library is one of the largest collections of its kind at a public university, and is currently ranked among the top ten music libraries in the United States.
In August 1974 the Music Library began consolidated operations in its present quarters in the north wing of the Music Building.
Among sheet music collections are about 100,000 titles of popular US music from the 1790s through the 1970s, approximately 700 Brazilian editions from the 1930s, other Latin American imprints, and numerous Western European resources.
www.library.uiuc.edu /mux/collectionsnew.htm   (684 words)

 The History of Rock Music - The Seventies
The foundations of funk music had been laid in the second half of the 1960s by James Brown, the MG's, Sly & The Family Stone, the Meters, Dyke & The Blazers, etc. The syncopated polyrhythm, the groovey bass line, the metallic guitar timbre, the falsetto wail were all introduced in the 1960s.
Disco-music became a producer's music, and a studio-oriented music, propelled by artificial instruments, the exact opposite of rock music, which emphasized the live experience and was played with electric instruments.
The golden era of disco music basically ended in 1979, the year of the anthems, notably the Village People's YMCA (1979), produced by Jacques Morali, and Sister (Debbie) Sledge's We Are Family (1979), written by Chic's Edwards and Rodgers, which both celebrated the disco community from the inside.
www.scaruffi.com /history/cpt34.html   (2145 words)

 1974 in country music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1973 in country music, 1974 in music, other events of 1974, 1975 in country music, 1970s in music and the List of years in Country Music
The group forms as a result of an outcry over the 1974 Country Music Association awards program, where pop diva Olivia Newton John won Female Vocalist of the Year, and Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass was awarded another Instrumental Group of the Year.
“The Older the Violin the Sweeter the Music” — Hank Thompson
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1974_in_country_music   (1324 words)

 Robert Wyatt & Friends: Theatre Royal Drury Lane 8th September 1974 - PopMatters Music Review
While the music of bands like Yes, ELP, and King Crimson can be invigorating and exciting, there's a level of raw emotionality that often gets lost in the maze of tricky rhythms and endless solos.
The album (recorded in 1974 but unreleased until now) finds Wyatt at the peak of his powers, as he leads his friends from the English prog scene (including Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and guitar wizards Fred Frith and Mike Oldfield) through his roiling, careening music.
That Wyatt was so in control of his musical power is sadly ironic, as the concert the music is taken from marked a major step in his return to music after a 1971 accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/w/wyattrobert-theatre.shtml   (686 words)

 The Impulse Years 1973-1974 : Music
Admittedly this kind of jazz will not appeal to those whose idea of great music is Celine Deion, but it will reward those who have ears to hear the incredible interplay between the players on these recordings.
This comprehensive five-CD set, comprising all four of the pianist´s ensemble albums for the Impulse label along with unreleased tracks and extended edits of the original LP versions, sheds light on an earlier, warmer Jarrett, even as he raised his sights toward the Olympian goals of the past quarter century.
If Jarrett´s work since the ´70s has seemed austere and even forbidding in its acute aesthetic, there are moments throughout this generous portrait that attest to a more democratic spirit and more palpable pleasure in his American quartet ´s playing, distinguished from his parallel team of Scandinavian partners for his ECM label dates.
store.edcal.com /an/B000003NA7.html   (927 words)

 Choral Music Research Guide
Music Educators' National Conference (U.S.)/American Choral Directors Association.
Twentieth-century choral music : an annotated bibliography of music suitable for use by high school choirs.
Music for the Protestant church choir; a descriptive and classified list of worship material.
libweb.uoregon.edu /music/researchguides/choralguide.html   (793 words)

 Music History - 1974 quiz -- free game
Music from 1974 : Music History - 1974
Terry Jacks scored a number one hit in 1974 with "Seasons In The Sun".
He was the writer of the Archies'hit "Sugar Sugar", but he also scored a hit in 1974 under the name ________ with "Rock Me Gently".
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=121690   (146 words)

 Department of Music - Profiles
Court began recording and composing music professionally in 1971.
This introduced Modular Music Synthesis to music producers, witch aided in establishing Mr.
Educated in jazz studies and piano at Macomb Community College and Electronic Music at University of Michigan, Mr.
www.music.wayne.edu /profiles.php?id=106   (302 words)

 popular music: rain (soundtrack 1974-1980 laughter)
If I had to pare down my music collection of thousands of records and cds to just one band, Del Amitri would be the last band standing.
The musicality is masterful, the voice of lead singer, Tracey Thorn reaches to the depths of my being and moves my heart so much.
The movie was so good and is such a classic that the music that they put in it was just great.
www.very-clever.com /music/rain   (1218 words)

 Civil War Band Music: About the Collection
On September 27, 1974, the Music Division of the Library of Congress re-created a typical concert of brass band and vocal music from mid-nineteenth-century America.
Newsom wrote in 1974 in conjunction with the Library's concert, details the rise of marching and concert bands during the Civil War era.
The Music Division is pleased to present such a wealth of material delving into a period of American musical history that is as complex as it is fascinating.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/cwmhtml/cwmabout.html   (583 words)

 Articles on Music
Music at the Monastery: Holy Thursday and Good Friday - by Lucy Carroll, DMA -- Music at our monastery reflects the serious and somber nature of those days.
Apostolic Letter Observes the 40th Anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium -- The Spirit and the Bride -- On December 4, 2003, the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium, Pope John Paul II issued an Apostolic Letter on the Liturgy, Spiritus et sponsa (The Spirit and the Bride).
Heritage of Catholic Music restored to Catholic Worship -- The Twin Cities Catholic Chorale -- "The fact is that there is a demand among Catholics, and especially young people, for beautiful ceremonies and worthy sacred music".
www.adoremus.org /Musictoc.html   (1591 words)

 Music Scene - January 1974
Genesis are working on the idea of using cartoons to further enhance their act and in the meantime have devised a whole new performance which has recently been unleashed on the Americans.
They made a rough demo tape which met with customary disdain from the majority of the music business until whizz kid Jonathan King took an interest in the group and spent the princely sum of £10 financing another demo recording session.
Their embellishments have a purpose rather than being purely for decoration and the music has close affinity with the supernatural than with rock.
www.genesismuseum.com /mags/musicscene174.htm   (937 words)

 Music Scene - June 1974
Mind you it's taken time, because the group has changed its personnel, its managers, and its record companies at venous stages in its career and though the musical development has in a sense been constant in that the group's beliefs and instrumental formula have remained, there's always been that slight doubt that they would continue.
Yet with the exception of ''The Musical Box and For Absent Friends'', somehow undifferentiated One is always left with the feeling that each track is trying a new crescendo via cacophony.
mainly because ''Foxtrot'' arrived shortly afterwards and was in the same musical vein Unfortunately ''Foxtrot'' was subject to time hassles and there is little evidence of thought in the musicianship Phil Collins constantly employs a heavy, limiting beat which threatens the rest of the group rather than punctuates or prompts it.
www.genesismuseum.com /mags/musicscene674.htm   (2170 words)

 UIUC Music Library Collections
The Music Library is one of the largest collections of its kind at a public university, and is currently ranked among the top ten music libraries in the United States.
The library supports a wide range of advanced programs in the School of Music and collects materials within most fields of musical performance, music education, musicology, music theory, and composition.
In 1944 the Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had assembled a collection of some15,000 volumes of printed music and books in the general field of music.
www.library.uiuc.edu /mux/collections.htm   (646 words)

 Martin, Frank (1890-1974) Classical Compositions and Frank Martin (1890-1974) classical music sheets.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His music combines a German element with French in a musical idiom that is his own, tonal, once the principles of Schoenberg's serialism had been absorbed and adapted to his own particular use.
Chamber music by Frank Martin includes a variety of music, including three of the Ballades later orchestrated, a Sonata da chiesa for viola d'amore and organ, two Violin Sonatas and a String Quartet.
Choral music includes the oratorios Golgotha and In terra pax and a cantata, Pilate, as well as a setting of the Mass and a Requiem.
www.naxos.com /composerinfo/2460.htm   (358 words)

 Seventies Almanac - 1974
Barry was filling in as a pianist at the Continental Baths in 1972 when he met Bette Midler, performing his own songs as her opening act.
In 1974, Manilow went off on his own and soon came across a Scott English 45 called "Brandy." To avoid confusion with the Looking Glass hit of the same name, he changed the title to "Mandy," and released his own version late in 1974.
Suddenly an industry pet, "the Silver Fox" put six songs on the pop charts in 1974, including "The Most Beautiful Girl," "There Won't Be Anymore," and "I Love My Friend." Other stars staging comebacks in 1974: Paul Anka, Al Wilson, the Three Degrees, Andy Kim, Bobby Vinton, the Tymes, Dionne Warwick, and the Righteous Brothers.
www.superseventies.com /1974.html   (1042 words)

 UI-School of Music : Faculty | Bio
Professor Machala, who was the first horn player in Juilliard's history to receive the Doctor of Musical Arts degree, received third prize at the 1974 International Music Competition for Woodwinds and Brass in Prague.
Immediately prior to Professor Machala’s appointment at the University of Illinois, he was associate professor at the University of Georgia.
He has taught and performed at the Cambridge Music Festival in New Zealand, Tidewater Music Festival in Maryland, and Domaine Forge Festival in Québéc, Canada.
www.music.uiuc.edu /facultyBio.php?id=58   (403 words)

 Category:1974 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is 1974 in music.
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974
This page was last modified 07:55, 30 January 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:1974_in_music   (81 words)

 Linda Hargrove - Country Music Magazine article 1974   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She had to make adjustments to a new audience to survive on Music Row, where she kicked around for about a year or so on the verge of giving up until Sandy Posey decided to cut one of her songs.
At that session, Linda Hargrove met the two men who seem to have given her writing its strongest sense of direction: Billy Sherrill and Pete Drake.
She returned to Nashville and began recording almost immediately, and the first album, "Music is Your Mistress", made up entirely of her tunes, was released last summer.
www.lindahargrove.com /cmmag.htm   (784 words)

 popular music: 1970-1974 (seventies junkshop)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I can't deny it, the 1970s had some great light/soft music on the airwaves along with some of the best hard rock & roll around.
The attraction here would be that "40 Hits of 1970-1974" represents the music I was listening to on the radio when I was in high school during those same years.
I can understand working in a couple of tracks that I might have missed, but there are enough here for an entire CD of songs...
www.very-clever.com /music/1970-1974   (680 words)

 DVD Empire - Item - Inside Roxy Music: 1972-1974 / DVD-Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Roxy Music hit the ground running with four amazing albums which were recorded and released in just two years.
Featuring rare archive footage of the band in the views of leading critics, working musicians and admirers this is the independent view of Roxy Music from the quirky first recordings with Brian Eno to the effortless cool of Country Life.
Key performances of material from each album in turn is revisited and reviewed by a team of leading music critics, to discover the secrets of the music which defined the art rock movement.
www.dvdempire.com /Exec/v4_item.asp?item_id=661319   (190 words)

 IMDb: Academy Awards, USA: 1975   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Later in the ceremony, co-host Frank Sinatra issued a disclaimer on behalf of the Academy disavowing any official endorsement of the telegram's content.
Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, The (1974) - Mordecai Richler; Lionel Chetwynd
Concert, The (1974) - Julian Chagrin; Claude Chagrin
us.imdb.com /Sections/Awards/Academy_Awards_USA/1975   (957 words)

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