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  1996-97 Music Listening Contest
Monteverdi believed that music had the power to affect the emotions of the listener.
He also believed that music must be subservient to the text.
It was characterized by an a capella texture and lots of text painting, a term that refers to a composer's ability to describe a word or phrase with music.
music.minnesota.publicradio.org /features/9701_mlcontest/mlcguide.htm   (648 words)

 IGN Music: Interviews, Reviews, Forums and Release Dates
Take a stroll down the red carpet for the thrid installment of Bourne goodness.
Reviews Round-Up A comprehensive count down of all the latest reviews from IGN Music.
A comprehensive countdown of all the latest reviews from IGN Music.
music.ign.com   (472 words)

  George Graham on 1996.s Music
For me, the rest of the pop music scene was something generally to be ignored, with the Fugees, Garth Brooks, Metallica, Bush and Smashing Pumpkins among the artists holding down the top chart positions.
In World Music style bending and blending continued apace in 1996, with the expected mixed results, ranging from the wildly successful like Folk Scat to the utterly pretentious like Dead Can Dance.
One of the original hippies Donovan returned with an album that sounded as if he picked up right where he left off, and the pop music scene was buzzing over a young band called Kula Shaker, which was sounding very paisley in the 1996.
www.georgegraham.com /yrend96.html   (1204 words)

  1996-1997 Music calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Faculty recital for University of Houston Moores School of Music.
Music of Byrd, Stravinsky, Bruckner (Mass in E minor).
Music of Bach/Busoni (Chaconne), Beethoven (Appassionata Sonata), Liszt.
www.chron.com /content/interactive/special/finearts/96-97/music/96/11   (588 words)

  Carleton College Academic Catalog 1996-97: Music
Music 110 is intended to serve as a prerequisite to music history and theory courses, and is recommended preparation for all music literature courses.
An introduction to various aspects of the scholarly study of music -- music theory and analysis, historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and music criticism -- which focuses on a particular repertoire of music, the acoustic blues from the Mississippi delta region during the 1920s-1940s, and its historical connection to early rock and roll in the 1950s.
Prerequisites: Music 212 and 300 or consent of the instructor.
www.carleton.edu /campus/registrar/catalog96/MUSC.html   (3963 words)

 Category:1996 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is 1996 in music.
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996
This page was last modified 16:52, 8 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:1996_in_music   (85 words)

 Generative Music - Brian Eno - In Motion Magazine
It began as a musical idea, it began as something I heard in music and gradually I realized that in fact it was an idea that was occurring in all sorts of areas.
I think coming from pop music, which ofcourse is a music more than anything else about sound, and about the possibilities of sound in studios, coming to doing this from that background, I think I was well equipped for that.
Generative music is sensitive to circumstances, that is to say it will react differently depending on its initial condition, on where it's happening and so on.
www.inmotionmagazine.com /eno1.html   (5357 words)

 1996 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 8 - Madonna's stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on 5 charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill her.
May 8 - In Los Angeles, California, a judge rules against Tommy Lee and wife actress Pamela Anderson Lee in their attempt to keep Penthouse magazine from publishing still photos taken from an X-rated home movie which was stolen from their home.
Slash leaves Guns N' Roses, citing musical differences with singer Axl Rose, leaving Axl as the sole remaining original member of the band.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1996_in_music   (1643 words)

 Nashville Music Association 1996 Country Music Challenge
"A committee of Music Row professionals is already hard at work putting together one of the most important projects in the NeA's 16-year history," said Ted Hacker, co-chair of the Country Challenge and president of the Nashville-based International Artist Management (Diamond Rio).
The 2,000-member music and visual arts organization will distribute applications to potential participants in late May. Top record company executives will evaluate the materials and attend auditions across the nation in June, July and August.
They are required to submit an application form, a $25 entry fee, an audio cassette tape containing original performances of three songs, a lyric sheet for each song, a one- to two-page biography, three fl and white photos, and a color slide.
www.gibson.com /whatsnew/pressrelease/1996/nea.html   (528 words)

 VOICES 4(1)-Joanne Loewy: Integrating Music, Language and the Voice in Music Therapy
Music therapist Kay Roskam (1979) showed the effectiveness of specifically planned music activities in their ability to expand auditory perception and to improve language skills in learning disabled children.
Music’s ability to lodge and then unlock memories and verses from specific moments in time may be one of its most potent qualities in recovery potential.
The case for utilizing music therapy throughout the lifespan; from the pre-linguistic period, as a developmental and recovery intervention and finally as a means to enhance ego functioning, has been highlighted through various researchers and methods of clinical practice.
www.voices.no /mainissues/mi40004000140.html   (7346 words)

 George Graham on 1996.s Music
For me, the rest of the pop music scene was something generally to be ignored, with the Fugees, Garth Brooks, Metallica, Bush and Smashing Pumpkins among the artists holding down the top chart positions.
In World Music style bending and blending continued apace in 1996, with the expected mixed results, ranging from the wildly successful like Folk Scat to the utterly pretentious like Dead Can Dance.
One of the original hippies Donovan returned with an album that sounded as if he picked up right where he left off, and the pop music scene was buzzing over a young band called Kula Shaker, which was sounding very paisley in the 1996.
georgegraham.com /yrend96.html   (1204 words)

 BBC - Cult - I Love 1996 - Music
In July 1996 the Spice Girls went to No.1 for seven weeks with their debut single, Wannabe.
What many predicted - and hoped - would be a one-hit wonder in fact heralded the start of Girl Power, complete with hard-drinking, power-undressing laddettes, fashion pregnancy and stack heels.
The 'movement' lasted until the end of the 90s, when it was succeeded by a new era of teen-pop featuring barely adolescent boys and girls like Britney, Christina, and the Sugababes.
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/ilove/years/1996/music2.shtml   (103 words)

 Music Bulletin 1996 - 1998; Departments
Music should show fluency in a number of styles with an emphasis on drama.
This course is the study of musical forms and roles in relation to the film image as well as the influences of various film genres on musical style.
Study and discuss his film music and a comprehensive study of films from the silent era to the present.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/Music/departments/smptv.html   (537 words)

 Music Courses Fall 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Music courses are organized by "decade" according to subject areas, and by course level.
Course content: Training in the use of music and movement for the handicapped based on the AIM method, a specialized movement education program of Adventures in Movement for the Handicapped, Inc. The AIM method is taught at the beginning of the term followed by field assignments with children who are handicapped.
Musical assignments must be learned outside the class rehearsal time; therefore previous study in sight-reading and voice is required.
www.udayton.edu /~music/courses/fall96.html   (4883 words)

 MUSIC at MANOA - FM-AM Newsletter 1996
The UHM Music Department is fortunate to have Vicky and commends her work both as a scholar and a teacher.
She promoted 20th-century music by bringing together composers of widely different nationalities and backgrounds for both music-making and exchange of ideas with the establishment of her Festival of the Arts in This Century at Punahou School in 1957.
Hart was music director of the Honolulu Symphony 1931-49 and Professor of Music at UHM 1937-42.
www.hawaii.edu /uhmmusic/FM-AM/fmam1996.htm   (3485 words)

 Music Bulletin 1996 - 1998; Departments
Because of their comprehensive professional and musical training, our graduates occupy the most desirable teaching positions and are leaders in college and music education programs around the world.
This is a traditional master of music degree for bachelor of music degree holders who plan to teach mainly at the college or university level and will continue their progress toward a doctorate in music.
This degree is for all bachelor of music degree holders who plan to teach music at any level and in any format, including preschool, public and private school, college and university, and in private studios.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/Music/departments/mued.html   (768 words)

 CNN - Performer brings new life to Jewish music - April 21, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Berger, a music producer and performer in the San Francisco Bay area, created his sound by taking traditional Hebrew songs and updating the melodies.
Without Berger's musical update, some of the songs might have faded into history, lost to a new generation.
Berger says he's primarily exploring his cultural roots through his music, but he knows that for many, the music carries religious meaning as well.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/9604/21/jewish.jazz   (337 words)

 cocteau twins | media | print | Music Monitor, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
But a band like Blur, or something, you don't expect them to be groundbreaking, you just expect them to be a laugh and their music to be quite fun.
What we try to do musically is, we both bring something different to the whole picture; Robin's brilliant with textures and sound, and I create a great bit with melodies and things like that.
Because of the music and because of how important it is to us.' It's great that other people are into it, too, but that's not the reason you do it.
www.cocteautwins.com /html/media/print/musicmonitor_1996.html   (1425 words)

 Latin American Music Center Events: 1996: Xroads Concert July 14
In the middle of the piece, the second climatic point brings another reference to a similar relationship, with the sounds of rattles coming from a low pitched region, the heterophonic texture of marimba sounds in the background, and the prior choir's phrase now sung by the congregation.
In terms of musical material the basic parameters of time and pitch are related to the numerical structure of the calendar.
The beginning of each one of the musical parts is based on the same melodic motive, built around the pitches A-C-C#, which have been sometimes transposed.
www.music.indiana.edu /som/lamc/events/1996/xroads/concerts/concert_july14b.html   (2037 words)

 1996: Music - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1996: Music - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
The U.S. classical music industry in 1996 was bedeviled by labor disputes and slumping CD and tape sales.
Popular music saw record-breaking sales achievements by such artists as Alanis Morissette and Garth Brooks.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741574749/1996_Music.html   (115 words)

 SFU Library - Music Information Resources
The Canadian Music Centre is the place to find scores, parts and recordings of music by close to 500 Canadian composers.
Music recording are located in the SFU Bennett Library Media Collection (Room 5101B).
The collection includes classical music, contemporary and electronic music, folk music, world music, operas, jazz, and some popular music, and is listed in the Library Catalogue.
www.lib.sfu.ca /researchhelp/subjectguides/fpa/music.htm   (1478 words)

 Children's music reviews - 1996 (January-June)
What comes from her heart, naturally, however, is the warmth with which she engages the listener, conveying her genuine joy in diverse musical forms.
Music has always been an important ingredient in their successful mix.
A Child's Celebration of Folk Music does indeed celebrate the rich American folk music tradition and is a welcome addition to the award-winning "Celebration" series produced by Music For Little People.
www.kidzmusic.com /reviews1996a.htm   (1566 words)

 Common Music Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Common Music defines an extensive library of compositional tools and an API through which the composer can easily modify and extend the system.
Common Music began in 1989 as a response to the proliferation of different audio hardware, software and computers that resulted from the introduction of low cost processors.
Common Music continues to evolve today at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where the author is now a professor of music composition.
ccrma.stanford.edu /software/cm/doc/cm.html   (381 words)

 JR.com: John Zorn - Filmworks VI: 1996 in Music: Avant-Garde/Downtown:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
John Zorn's FILMWORKS VI features music for three films: "Anton, Mailman," "Mechanics of the Brain," and "The Black Glove." The first set of songs is surprisingly laid-back and features the ever-extraordinary guitar work of Marc Ribot backed by the inventive rhythmic support of bassist Greg Cohen and percussionist Cyro Baptista.
Ribot is also on hand for the chaotic music of "Mechanics of the Brain," but here violinist Mark Feldman and cellist Erik Friedlander (playing like a paired-down Kronos Quartet) are in the foreground, with Ikue Mori and Zorn providing background beats and sound effects.
Although the three sets of music are drastically different, it's this diversity that once again reinforces Zorn's status as a major modern composer.
www.jr.com /xs-john-zorn-filmworks-vi-1996-in-music-avant-garde-downtown--pi!3834515.html   (712 words)

 CNY Business Journal (1996+): Music magazine searches for fans
With the tag line "better living through recreational music making," Making Music magazine is targeted at hobbyists and active music makers, says Antoinette Follett, editorin-chief and president of Bentley-Hall, Inc., the Syracuse company publishing the magazine.
She notes that other music magazines, such as Modern Drummer and Guitar World focus more on how to make CDs, create hit songs, and other things to propel bands to stardom, rather than just playing for fan.
Making Music will be distributed primarily to music stores in the beginning, but over time will also have free distribution in non-traditional spots" such as health clubs, senior centers, and doctors' offices, Follett says.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3718/is_200410/ai_n9408982   (417 words)

 Ramblin' Lou 1996 Inductees - Buffalo Music Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Buffalo's favorite traditional country performer for decades is still a regular at The Erie County Fair, Canal Fest and special events.
Lou is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
A former star of his own TV show, he owns and operates WXRL Radio and heads tours to national country music events.
www.buffalomusic.org /alumni/1996/rick_james.htm   (99 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Best Kept Secrets 1996 - 2004: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although geographically miles away, Lamb were an integral part of the Bristol sound with their music sitting somewhere between Portishead and Roni Size.
The first time I heard Lamb, was a couple of months ago when a friend of mine played me Gorecki (beautiful song!) I was so impressed with the song I ordered 'Best Kept Secrets' and it is the best purchase I've made in years.
I have been trying to put my finger on exactly what it is that makes Lamb's music so special, and I think its something to do with the contrast of Andy's hard hitting breaks/dnb production with Lou's beautiful, emotional lyrics, especially on the earlier parts of BKS.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001Z2RE6   (1013 words)

 Classical Music - March 1996
The first to navigate the music's stupendous seas was the Dionysian Leonard Bernstein, who must have reveled in its pounding swells and scented calms.
That was with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, in 1949, and if the eighty-minute Technicolor rhapsody has yet to become a repertoire standard, the composer did live to hear it some 200 times around the world.
Infinitely exacting, Shaw ruthlessly breaks music down to its elements of pitch, rhythm, articulation, and dynamics, each of which he polishes to perfection before effecting the grand synthesis (which even the Olympian maestro Arturo Toscanini found astonishing).
www.theatlantic.com /ae/96mar/96marcla.htm   (611 words)

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