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  1980s Music
The music that this revolution gave birth to was called techno, house or garage, depending in which of the previously mentioned cities you partied at.
One of the problems with rock in the eighties was that, by the end of the decade, a "rocker" was as obsolete a social and musical figure as a pop singer had been in 1956.
During the 1980s three revolutions had taken hold of popular music: the emergence of disc-jockeys as a creative force (in particular in house and techno music), the advent of hip-hop (and therefore of the "rapper"), and the marriage of industrial music, heavy metal and hardcore [...].
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  Electronic Music - MSN Encarta
Electronic music is thus distinguishable from music composed in the traditional manner but played on an electronic instrument such as the electronic organ or electric guitar, and from music played through an electronic medium such as a compact disc (CD) player or radio.
The first significant electronic music was created in 1948 in Paris, where a group of French radio engineers recorded sounds from everyday life on magnetic tape and patched them together in various ways, sometimes purposely distorting the original sounds.
From the 1980s on advances in computer technology also facilitated live electronic performances in which the music is generated or transformed during the performance rather than recorded beforehand.
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  1980s music groups - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Music groups in the 1980s came from many countries and with many different types of rock/pop music.
It must be mentioned that 1980s music is generally very distinct from the music of other decades.
Nostalgia for music from the 1980's can be quite popular with Generation X.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1980s music groups
Marillion are a British Rock group formed in Aylesbury in 1979, whose 13 studio album career is generally regarded as comprising of two distinct eras, delineated by the departure of original frontman Fish in late 1988 after their first 4 albums and the subsequent arrival of replacement Steve Hogarth in...
While 1960s and 1970s music and well as 1990s and 2000s music share a lot in common, the 80s sound generally is confined to the 1977-1992 period, centering on 1982-1988.
The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981.
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 1980s music groups at AllExperts
Music groups in the 1980s came from many countries and with many different types of rock/pop music.
It must be mentioned that 1980s music is generally very distinct from the music of other decades.
While 1960s and 1970s music and well as 1990s and 2000s music share a lot in common, the 80s sound generally is confined to the 1977-1992 period, centering on 1982-1988.
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 MRP Music Group's Latin 101
(Cuba) Most music historians agree that the Cuban son is the backbone for contemporary salsa and was probably the most popular dance music genre to emerge from Cuba during the early 20th century.
Music historian Vernon Boggs notes that Son possesses numerous African musical influences including syncopated rhythms and melodic line that had no connection to the underlying percussion.
This was distinguished from guitar music intended primarily for dancing such as the Cuban son or guaracha- although in later decades, as musicians began speeding up the rhythm and dancers developed a new dance step, bachata began to be considered dance music as well.
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 1980s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Political events and trends of the 1980s culminated in the toppling of military governments and authoritarian regimes, and the downfall of the military juntas of Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina.
However, The late 1980s played host to several dramatic events with an ethos of hope for change, in what came to be called as the "purple passage of the late 80s", that led towards the fall of the berlin wall and the end of cold war.
House music - a new development in dance music mid-way through the decade, growing out of the post-disco scene early in the decade, later developing into acid house - a harder form of dance often associated with the developing late 1980s drug culture.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1980s
The 1980s is also generally considered to be the transition between the industrial and information ages.
Though much of the 1980s was characterized by Reaganomics in the USA, following the election of Ronald Reagan as President in 1980, Thatcherism in the UK, and social conservatism throughout the world, the late 1980s played host to several dramatic events, including the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War.
The 1980s, (which probably begin for horror in 1979 with Alien) were the decade when special visual effects finally caught up with the gory imaginings of horror fans and movie makers.
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 Music Together - FAQs
As your understanding of your child's music development grows in the coming weeks, you may also come to understand that unfortunate circumstances in your own childhood music experience may be at the root of some of these feelings.
At Music Together we believe that music ability is as much a basic life skill as walking and talking, and that all children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with pleasure and confidence in the music of their culture.
Music Together classes nurture the child’s natural enthusiasm for music and movement as we sing, dance, chant, and play instruments in an informal setting that will enrich her musical environment and guide her towards a lifetime of music-making enjoyment.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It was there that they met Greg Hawkes, who had studied at the Berklee College of Music, and the three were the first to work together in a folk band called Milkwood.
After Milkwood, Ocasek and Orr formed the group Richard and the Rabbits, whose name was suggested by Jonathan Richman.
Following the lead of Roxy Music, the band commissioned famed Playboy artist Alberto Vargas to design the sexy illustration for the cover of their second album, Candy-O, released in 1979.
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 American music
Music spread westward before the middle of the 19th century, mainly to cities that had a large European-born population.
The emergence of native musicians and the rise of music schools went hand in hand: the former needed the latter as places to study in their youth and to teach in their maturity.
This wide-ranging eclecticism--this willingness to incorporate the musical languages of cultures as diverse as African Zulu or Irish Gaelic, or to explore obscure American idioms of the past--energizes and renews popular music.
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 1980s music groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Music travel experiences are their sole focus, creating festivals and performing tours to meet the needs of schools, churches, community groups, and adult folk arts groups.
Music instrument and sheet music retailer, catering for groups, orchestras, and schools.
Information, how to find a music therapist, a members-only area that includes career assistance and job posting, the uses of music therapy for specific population groups, research, listservs, schools, journals, and welcome-to-the-profession packets for interns.
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 music 1980s, internet2.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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 Cook Islands Music
Pa'umotu, a group of islands in what is French Polynesia today, is said to have been named by a celebrated Polynesian ancestor, called Ka'ukura, is said to have led a large migration of people, e varu rau (1600), from 'Avaiki, stopping at islands which he named Iva-nuk, Iva-ra'i, Iva-te-pupenga, and others.
The singing is accompanied by musical instruments, with the pace emphasised by light drumming and some tuki (intermittent rhythmic grunting of the men).
The early 1980s saw the brief rise of 12 year old Anna Makirere's musical career, but it was tragically cut short by her death from a misdiagnosed illness.
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 The Center for Popular Music - Research Collection
From the 18th to early 20th century music was disseminated largely in printed form: sheet music, songsters, broadsides, instrumental instruction books and song anthologies.
All sheet music collections are shelved in closed stacks and may be accessed only by staff for use in the reading room.
This group includes volumes published by private, rather than denominational, presses to be used in congregational singing services, rather than worship services.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The J. Geils Band was an American music group, formed in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, that had a successful blues-rock/RandB-influenced sound in the 1970s, before moving towards a more pop-influenced sound in the 1980s, which brought them MTV airplay and their 1982 international hit single "Centerfold".
After their initial commercial successes the group seemed destined to be nothing more than a first-rate party band, until the release of the under-appreciated Monkey Island (1977), followed by the more conventional, Sanctuary (1978).
The group's commercial fortunes improved in the early 1980s, first with the humorous Love Stinks, then with their success with the Freeze Frame album which included "Centerfold" (#1 for six weeks on the Billboard Hot 100) and then the title cut (#4).
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 1980s music groups - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Music groups in the 1980s came from many countries and with many different types of rock/pop music.
These groups benefited from technological advances and the advent of television station MTV and the production of CDs and music videos to go together with their music.
Among groups that were famous during the 1980s are:
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 frontline: the way the music died: watch the full program online | PBS
In "The Way the Music Died," FRONTLINE follows the trajectory of the recording industry from its post-Woodstock heyday in the 1970s and 1980s to what one observer describes as a "hysteria" of mass layoffs and bankruptcy in 2004.
In the early 1980s, MTV fueled a further explosion of interest and seemed to broaden the appeal of rock music.
FRONTLINE profiles Mark Hudson's daughter singer/songwriter Sarah Hudson as she prepares to release her first album at a time when the music industry is struggling.
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 1980s Music Videos - AllMusicSearch.com MetaSearch
Since the dawn of MTV in the 1980s, music videos have literally rocked our world.
In the 1980s, music videos could propel a song to the top of the charts.
music videos go back much further, they came into their own in the 1980s, when...
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 WI Mosaic: A Brief History of Music in Wisconsin
One of hundreds of examples in the collections of Mills Music Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, of social dance music for piano, this piece is by a noted Milwaukee orchestral conductor, composer, and arranger.
The brief residency of Norwegian violinist and celebrity Ole Bull in Madison during the 1870s was saluted by local Norwegians with torchlight parades and mens' choruses.
Madison: University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. thesis in Music, 1980.
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 Re: What about a 1980s music newsgroup ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Music > Eighties Music > Re: What about...
> The organizers behind the other rec.music.rock-pop-r+b groups > tried it again around March of 1999, trying to start both a 1980s > group *and* a 1990s group as well, but both lost - this time by > only a dozen votes.
No doubt this idea will be brought up again > in the months to come, and when the time comes, we encourage all > users to exercise their right to vote.
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 1980s Music Popular   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
U.K. music 1980s dance music: a type of electronic dance music popular in the late 1980s, using pulsating rhythms...
Musical genres popular during the 1980s include hip hop, old school rap, heavy metal music, twee pop, hair metal, New...
"As this is the only music award that is voted on by music makers, the GRAMMY continues to be the preeminent symbol of excellence and achievement as well as the most coveted demonstration of peer-recognition and honor.
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 Cellular automata and music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Algorithmic music composition is the application of a rigid, well-defined algorithm to the process of composing music.
The especially interesting thing about Music Sketcher is that it lets you create chord progressions for pieces while the program does the transformations necessary to ensure that the building blocks conform to the specified chord progression.
Many interesting approaches to algorithmic music composition using CA remain to be explored.
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 U2 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The three band members had joined a religious group in Dublin called "Shalom," which led all three to question the relationship between the Christian faith and the rock and roll lifestyle.
Rolling Stone even went so far as claiming U2 had "defied the odds and made some of the greatest music of their lives." However, American audiences and fans felt that the music industry had exceeded the limits of tolerance in promoting Pop, and the album was seen as something of a disappointment by the public.
One of the stops was in Sarajevo, where they were the first major group to perform after the war.
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Racist and anti-Semitic rock music is now a major recruitment tool and source of funding for hate groups, with annual sales bringing in millions of dollars to the hate movement.
In 1990, drummer Sean Tarrant was one of several Confederate Hammerskins sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to civil rights convictions for involvement in the vandalization of a mosque and a Jewish community center in Dallas, and chasing and assaulting minorities in a park.
Members of the group consider themselves to be "racial activists." In an interview one band member said, "Music is a tool and a weapon on many levels." Some band members belong to the Hammerskins.
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 Bath information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Other ethnic groups in Bath, in order of population size, are multiracial at 1%, Asian at 0.5% and fl at 0.5% (the national averages are 1.3%, 4.6% and 2.1%, respectively).
The city also has a long standing musical tradition; Bath Abbey is home to the Klais Organ and is the largest concert venue in the city, with about 20 concerts and 26 organ recitals each year.
Several events are held in the park every year, including the International Music Festival (a one-off Three Tenors concert took place in 2003), and it is favoured as a take-off site by hot air balloon companies.
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 Jazz History - Jazz Fusion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Such harmonic material found in soul music was also similar to the modal improvisation developed by Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and John Coltrane in the late 1950s and '60s.
With rock and soul appealing to a younger generation, jazz musicians were torn between following conventional approaches to their music or pursuing the avant garde.
In its place rose a somewhat less aggressive form of electric music called "contemporary" jazz, as well as the "neo-classic" period of the 1980s.
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