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  Classical CD Reviews May 2001 part 6 Misc: Classical MusicWeb (UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He has a small, typically English tenor voice, with an even, musical timbre which lends beauty to some pieces which have in the past been the subject of noisy approximation.
A particularly enterprising release of unfamiliar choral music … All the works are immaculately, affectionately sung.
Tebenikhin is always the servant of the music, not its master.
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  MuSICA Research Notes: V I, I 2, Fall 1994
Music is widely believed to have many benefits for children beyond those within the realm of music itself.
Their conclusions are based on widespread musical skills in non-Western cultures, the strong musical abilities of western students lacking a musical education, the lack of childhood indicators of adult musical success, the thousands of hours of practice required to attain skill, and the beneficial environmental effects of early music exposure to infants and young children.
While the authors acknowledge that a child, or older music student, who is pronounced to have talent by senior musicians and music education might find this pronouncement to be motivating, others who do not receive this appellation of worth are less likely to undergo the rigors of study and endless hours of practice.
www.musica.uci.edu /mrn/V1I2F94.html   (4944 words)

 Moby, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
Moby was one of the most controversial figures in techno music, alternately praised for bringing a face to the notoriously anonymous electronic genre, as well as being scorned by hordes of techno artists and fans for diluting and trivializing the form.
Not only did his music differ from both the cool surface textures of ambient music and the hedonistic world of house music, but so did his lifestyle; Moby was infamous for his devout, radical Christian beliefs, as well as his environmental and vegan activism.
In 1994, Moby signed a major-label contract with Elektra Records in the U.S. Everything Is Wrong, his first album released under the deal, appeared in the spring of 1995 to uniformly excellent reviews, especially in the American press, who had previously ignored him.
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 Polish Music Reference Center : December 1994 Newsletter
The British journal Gramophone's 1994 Record of the Year for Best Instrumental Recording AWARD went to Polish pianist, Krystian Zimerman, for his rendition of Debussy's Preludes.
It may not be a conventional way of interpreting these masterpieces, but it is one of enormous insight and an impressive staging post in the career of one of the century's undisputed keyboard masters.
Gorecki's music is published by the British firm of Boosey & Hawkes.
www.usc.edu /dept/polish_music/news/dec94.html   (1066 words)

 British Rap Downloads - Download British Rap Music - Download British Rap MP3s
British rap began in the late '80s, and it used the sonic collage of Public Enemy as a launching pad.
Their music reflects and emphasizes three of the four elements of true hip-hop culture: MCing, DJing, and their specialty, graffiti writing or "bombing"; both Tame One and El the Sensai are proficient at all three.
The Artifacts were hard-nosed backpack hip-hoppers in the halcyon days of hip-hop's golden age revisited, before hip-hop's mainstream explosion and the elevating gangster hardcore style that led to the violent deaths of Tupac Shakir and Notorious B.I.G. The duo split in 1997 and now release singles as solo artists.
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 British Trad Rock Downloads - Download British Trad Rock Music - Download British Trad Rock MP3s
As the leader of the Jam, Paul Weller fronted the most popular British band of the punk era, influencing legions of English rockers that ranged from his mod revival contemporaries to the Smiths in the '80s and Oasis in the '90s.
The record was praised by the British music press, and Dodgy soon became regulars at the emerging Camden pop scene, which was headed by Blur.
The British band Gomez is a five-piece, consisting of Ben Ottewell (vocals, guitar), Tom Gray (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Paul Blackburn (bass, guitar), Olly Peacock (drums), and Ian Ball (vocals, guitar, harmonica).
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When their second album, Elegant Slumming, won the Mercury Music Prize in 1994, the British music press was up in arms because the prestigious award hadn's gone to some "important" indie guitar band--any indie band.
Musically, M People are more "Latin" than any band charting in the English-speaking countries today, including those dance bands coming out of Miami and New York.
In interviews on British television, M People--who are relaxed and funny and who clearly love each other in a manner that is hopelessly "uncool" in the British context of hyped-up attitudemongers like the Gallagher brothers of Oasis--have offered their own perspective of why they haven't broken through in America yet.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2822/is_4_22/ai_56952184   (655 words)

 UCSB Libraries - Internet Resources in Music
Formerly known as the Sonneck Society in honor of Oscar Sonneck (1873-1928), pioneering scholar and bibliographer of American music and head of the Music Division of the Library of Congress from 1902 to 1917.
There are descriptions and photos of native musical instruments and an extensive collection of artist biographies (mostly Puerto Ricans) from all genres, each with a discography, photo, and sample audio clips of their music.
To promote the study of American popular music, the center maintains a number of research collections and sponsors a variety of projects and publications.
www.library.ucsb.edu /subjects/music/music.html   (5616 words)

 Z201-History of Rock Music I
Z201 is a history and appreciation of the musical and cultural melting pot of 1950's rock and roll and early 1960's pop.
Surf music: Dick Dale and surf instrumentals, garage bands, Jan and Dean and early hits from the Beach Boys.
The folk music boom: Bob Dylan and the new generation of folk/protest music.
www.music.indiana.edu /som/courses/rock/Z201.html   (1346 words)

 Department of Music
He is professor of music history and classical guitar, Music History coordinator, student advisor to the Bachelor of Arts-General Music Degree, and advisor to the BSU Guitar Society.
His teaching assignments include Music History and Literature I (Medieval-Renaissance), applied classical guitar, applied lute, Introduction to Music, Guitar Literature, Early Music Performance Practices, History of Rock Music, and director of the Classical Guitar Ensemble and the Early Music Ensembles.
He is the founder of The Boise Early Music Society; Camerata, a duo with flutist/baroque flutist Linda Yordy; the Academy of St. Giles, an early music ensemble; and Ensemble Aranjuez, a guitar trio with adjunct faculty Ryan Nitz and Kelli Larson.
www.boisestate.edu /music/MusicDepartment/baldassarre.html   (375 words)

 Ray Condo - Biography - AOL Music
Rockabilly revivalist Ray Condo was born and raised in Hull, Quebec, picking up the guitar at age 12 and at 16, making his recorded debut with the British Invasion-influenced teen combo the Peasants.
Condo again drifted away from performing, however, and only after relocating to Montreal in 1984 did he form the Hardrock Goners, a cult-favorite quintet noted for its energetic blend of rockabilly, Chicago-style blues, traditional country, and Western swing.
Condo had taken time off from music after High & Wild, working for the Canadian National Rail for a time until deciding to return to music three years later.
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 Powell's Books - Music
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 1994 in British music at AllExperts
This is a summary of 1994 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.
The first number 1 single of the year was also the 700th, a reggae version of Twist and Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers.
This was the year when Karl Jenkins, soon to be the UK's favourite classical composer, launched his crossover project, Adiemus, with the album, Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary.
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 Amazon.com: British Metal: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Music › Hard Rock and Metal › British Metal
Get it by Thursday, Feb. 15, if you order in the next 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin (Audio CD - 1994) - Original recording remastered
www.amazon.com /British-Metal-Hard-Rock-Music/b?ie=UTF8&node=67209   (644 words)

 Tasmin Archer - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
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British soul singer Tasmin Archer's silky voice on her debut album, Great Expectations, and hit single, "Sleeping Satellite," helped propel her toward massive media exposure in the U.K. and respectable success in the U.S. in 1993.
Archer's music echoes the highly textured and polished dance-pop of Seal, yet it leans more toward straightforward pop, as evidenced by her..
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 CD Baby: ROCK: Classic Rock - music you will love.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
CD Baby: ROCK: Classic Rock - music you will love.
Hailing from Surrey, England, the guitarist Sugiyama's songs are bluesy but melodic with an echo of British rock music of the late 60's/early '70s, nurtured and amplified with his Japanese sensitivity.
Melodic Pop/Rock featuring vocal harmonies and music reminiscent of Classic Rock.
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 Rolling Stone : Mouth Music : Discography
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 Ethiopian Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Ethiopic text of the Book of the Dead in facsimile from two manuscripts in the British Museum.
Contents: Ethiopian magical names of god and their creative powers; description of the manuscript and its contents; title Lefafa Sedek; Lefafa Sedek and the Book of the Dead; contents of the Book of Lefafa Sedek described; translation of the Bandlet of Righteousness.
More -- EthioMusic with the link to Midi Collection from a dedicated young American Ethiopian!
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