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  1997: Music - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Archives consist of articles that originally appeared in Collier's Year Book (for events of 1997 and earlier) or as monthly updates in Encarta Yearbook (for events of 1998 and later).
On the U.S. music scene in 1997, classical music underwent something of a resurgence.
In popular music, teenage performers were prominent, but it was also a good year for certain veteran stars.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741574750/1997_Music.html   (127 words)

 May 1997 - Sweet Music
Berkeley's Music Department, ranked among the top three in the country, has been nurturing and producing music scholars, composers, performers, and musically informed citizenry for almost a century.
Encouraged by music professors and intrigued by the formal study of music theory and composition, Wilson decided that composing was for him.
But after considering a double major in music and molecular and cell biology, and enjoying courses in sociology and Chinese, she decided, with some trepidation, to go for a career as a musician.
www.berkeley.edu /news/magazine/may_97/features/music_text.html   (2056 words)

 The 1997-98 Austin Music Awards
Over the years, the many trends emerging from this wellspring of musical vitality have been reflected in The Austin Chronicle's annual music poll -- post-punk, New Sincerity, blues, singer-songwriters, and country have all had their day in the sun.
More than 60 winners created the music that Austin chooses to remember in 1997; any one of whom are notable, but en masse are unstoppable.
For all the men and women who make this music, we the audience offer our gratitude for making our lives a little more musical.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/vol17/issue28/xtra.musicawards   (271 words)

The Swedish choral conductor Eric Ericson is awarded the 1997 Polar Music Prize for pioneering achievements as a conductor, teacher, artistic originator and inspirer in Swedish and international choral music.
The American rock singer Bruce Springsteen is awarded the 1997 Polar Music Prize for an outstanding career as singer and stage performer.
In a world of music where styles are fluctuating all the time, Bruce Springsteen stands with both feet firmly planted on the ground of rock'n'roll.
www.polarmusicprize.se /newSite/1997.shtml   (402 words)

 A&E May 22, 1997 -- music
Highly educated music audiences like to know more about what goes into it -- they want to have some answers when they are having tears in their eyes or chills down their spine.
"The reason why pop music is appealing to the larger segment of the population is because it uses the basic elements.
In this way, the composer's musical ideas are not so much captured in the printed score, as set free by it.
www.mndaily.com /ae/Print/1997/18/st/fejonas.html   (1117 words)

Her music is more developed than the traditional Gregorian Chants; and has quite a mystical quality.
Peaceful music that compliments all that Reiki represents, and fits well with the pace of a labyrinth journey.
Music to Walk the Labyrinth: Synthesizer Music for the Inner Journey - a 47 minute improvisation by Richard Shulman recorded live at the Earth Day Labyrinth Walk sponsored by The Labyrinth Project of Connecticut, Inc. at the First Presbyterian Church in New Canaan, CT April 23, 1999, Helen Curry, Associate Producer, 203 966-5459.
www.paxworks.com /music.html   (1075 words)

 History of CNY Music
By the end of 1997, CNY Music was over 20 pages and hundreds of links to any web sites on the Internet that were related to music in CNY.
By 2001, after seven years, CNY Music and the CNY Music Classifieds were so popular and took so much of my time to maintain, that it forced me to shut down CNY Music in late 2001 and consider selling the domain name.
Also in 2002 several new sections were created including the CNY Music Message Board containing 12 music forums and the CNY Music Ring.
www.cnymusic.com /history/index.html   (895 words)

 1997 VMEA Music Educator of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
She has taught at every level of music education and received many honors which include "Teacher of the Year" at Booker T. Washington.
Her colleagues, students, and student parents have nothing but praise for her "energy, enthusiasm, and dedication for teaching." One of her current students wrote, "She is dedicated to her job, to her students, and to her community.
Notes is published with partial subvention by the Music Department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
www.music.vt.edu /outreach/vmea/1990years/1998/no1/1997_VMEA_Mus_Ed_of_Year.html   (290 words)

 Zimbabwean Music Festival: 1997 Overview
The Zimbabwean Music Festival was held in Canada for the first time, May 16 to 18, 1997, on the campus of the University of Victoria.
His presence and activities have attracted numerous fans and students to Shona music; he is the founder of the ever-increasing community of North Americans playing Zimbabwean music in the Western US and Canada.
In January, 1997, she went to Switzerland by herself and ended up doing a solo recording which resulted in the release of her first CD titled Ndotamba Ndega.
www.zimfest.org /97overview.html   (1611 words)

 Eleven Shadows Music Reviews: 1997
The recording is no-frills, and serves the music well, at times capturing the occasional tiny imperfections that a live performance would naturally have without being distracting.
DJ Spooky, The Subliminal Kid is the creator of this fascinating "illbient" music, which manages to evoke a surreal New York mindwarp while simultaneously transporting the listener to another environment altogether -- heady music for the late-night dance clubs.
The musical accompaniment sound like they were written with the ancient songs, and do not sound out of place, which was a concern of mine when I initially purchased the disc.
www.elevenshadows.com /reviews/reviews1997.htm   (2386 words)

 Top Ten World Music Picks for 1997
This is a delightful ensemble of music ranging from the traditional nissiotiko from the Greek islands to the more urban laiko or rembetika available to the world music collector.
Rounding out this generous sampling of Portuguese popular and folk music is the prolific Madredeus with their baroque musical style; the late Amalia Rodriques, Portugal's answer to France's Edith Piaf; and Carlos Paredes playing the six steel double-stringed guitarra portuguesa that goes to the soul of Portuguese music.
From the music of the Gnawa musicians of Morocco to that of the whirling dervishes of Turkey, this collection is perfect for your library.
www.globalnotesmusic.com /toptennew.html   (1142 words)

 Children's music reviews - 1997 (July-December)
A musical banana split dripping with spirited tunes and concerned artists for a good cause.
Sony Wonder's acclaimed series, presenting popular artists and music that can be enjoyed by the whole family, has included Kenny Loggin's Return To Pooh Corner, Tom Chapin's Around the World and Back Again, Nicolette Larson's lullaby album, Sleep, Baby Sleep and Art Garfunkel's Songs From A Parent To A Child.
Song titles tell all: "Fleck the Walls," with the classic opening barrage of "Fleck the walls with dirty diapers," and leave us not forget "The Twelve Days of Yakmas." This collection is not for the faint of heart but does offer an alternative to placid elevator music.
www.kidzmusic.com /reviews1997b.htm   (1118 words)

 1997 Marching Band music available from Southern Music Company.
Southern Music Company has compiled a list of the new marching band music for the 1997-1998 season.
Although we try to assure that our catalog is accurate, all promotional information was provided by the publishers and is subject to change.
Due to a problem with copyrights, this title is available in limited quantities and this arrangement will not be reprinted.
www.southernmusic.com /marching_band/1997/index.html   (158 words)

 Conferences in Music, 1997
Music & Dance of Africa and the Diaspora, Ann Arbor, April 1997
Music as Heard: Listeners and Listening in Late-Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Princeton, September 1997
The Circulation of Music and Musicians in Bohemia and Moravia, 1600-1900: The State of the Sources and the Current Literature, Olomouc, Czech Republic, November 1997
www.rhul.ac.uk /Music/Golden-pages/Conferences/past1997.html   (1600 words)

 1997 archive at Bzangy Groink
Published by Jyoti December 19th, 1997 in Music and Rant.
Published by Jyoti October 11th, 1997 in Music and Rant.
Published by Jyoti September 5th, 1997 in Music and DJing.
www.bzangygroink.co.uk /wordpress/archives/1997   (458 words)

 SEMINOLE MUSIC | Press Release | 1997 CD
Seminole Music's "Best of the Bay" CD October 15, 1997 -- Seminole Music has announced it will help promote local bay area bands and the local music scene with a CD release featuring all local talent.
There are fifteen spots up for grab on the CD and all styles of music are welcome.
Any band that enters the contest will be eligible to receive promotion on Seminole Music’s Web site, including their band's photograph, biography, musical style, influences and upcoming gigs.
www.seminolemusic.com /Pressrelease/pr03.htm   (191 words)

 Children's music reviews - 1997 (January-June)
In the spirit of Natalie and Nat, Arlo Guthrie pays tribute to his dad, Woody, on This Land Is Your Land, a rousing retrospective of pop's finest songs for the family.
There was a time long, long ago when so-called "children's music" was acceptable for the whole family.
Submitted for your approval: "Swingin' On A Star" or "High Hopes." (Whoa — almost fell off my soapbox.) Through the miracle of modern technology, Woody Guthrie lives and shares his songs with a new generation, thanks much to the talents of his son, a host of prime-time players, and producer Frank Fuchs.
www.kidzmusic.com /reviews1997a.htm   (1132 words)

 Amazon.com: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997 Film): Music: David Arnold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As originally released in 1997, "Tomorrow Never Dies" was the best Bond film score in the last decade (at least!); the only problem with that original CD was the absence of any music from the 2nd half of the film.
The action music is exactly what you would expect coming from a Bond film, with those high and wailing trumpets, as in "White Knight", "The Sinking of the Devonshire", "Bike Chase", "Bike Shop Fight", "Boarding the Stealth", and "A Tricky Spot For 007".
The addition of the music from the second half of the soundtrack makes this a great addition to your James Bond soundtrack collection, or even if you just love great action music.
www.amazon.com /Tomorrow-Never-Dies-1997-Film/dp/B00003Q06H   (1636 words)

 1997 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Robert Smith of The Cure, Lou Reed, and Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, with the opening act Placebo.
November 22- INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence is found dead in his hotel room in Sydney, Australia.
Inductees of the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame include Gloria Gaither, and Billy Ray Hearn (founder of Myrrh Records)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1997_in_music   (1289 words)

 1997 Billboard Music Awards — Infoplease.com
Co-evolution of firm capabilities and industry competition: Investigating the music industry, 1877-1997 (*).
Awards shows, specials make music on broadcast TV; PBS among leaders of network and syndicated offerings.(Special Report: Music TV)...
Music makers, B to Z. (cable channels devoted to music; includes related article on PBS' commitment to the television broadcast of......
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0771099.html   (148 words)

 Jamiroquai | Music | Singles | Alright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The European release of Alright (printed in Austria) has the same tracks and catalogue number as this CD except for the cover, which has the same colours as the disc one release and is distributed in a plastic case, compared with the cardboard sleeve in which the UK versions are distributed.
Such is the case with their latest single, Alright, which debuted last week at 35 on the strength of Jamiroquai's own excellent mixes and now soars to number one after getting the Todd Terry terpsichorean treatment.
As this is dated 1996 and the single didn't get released in the UK until April 1997 this is a very early promo of the single.
funkin.com /music/singles/alright   (893 words)

 Warner Music keeps Foster - Aug. 14, 1997
NEW YORK (CNNfn) - Warner Music Group, a unit of Time Warner Inc., said Thursday that it renewed its employment contract with Grammy award winning music producer David Foster, greatly expanding his responsibilities.
Had the recording label lost him to Seagram Co.'s Universal Music Group, which also was wooing his talents, it would have represented a tremendous loss.
Music biz hears sour notes - Jan. 9, 1997
money.cnn.com /1997/08/14/bizbuzz/music   (298 words)

 BBC - Cult - I Love 1997 - Music
Taking over where Kylie and Jason left off, Natalie Imbruglia is another ex-Neighbours star who successfully made it across the Ocean to Europe.
After a couple of years as Beth Brennan in Neighbours, Natalie moved to London to work on her music career.
She made her UK chart debut in 1997 with her single Torn.
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/ilove/years/1997/music2.shtml   (94 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Fireworks: The Singles 1997-2002: Music: Embrace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Whether a singles collection is really an admission to the turgid dross of their album fillers remains unclear, and these aren't songs that are going to change the world, but they provide a pleasing backdrop to the world ticking on.
Singles compilation from the Huddersfield post-Brit Pop band who became a chart act in 1997.
The ballads were all dull, the music pasty indie-white boy and the future did not look good.
www.amazon.co.uk /Fireworks-Singles-1997-2002-Embrace/dp/B000060KBE   (1319 words)

 Amazon.com: L. A. Confidential (1997 Film): Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was Jackie Gleason who was perhaps the first to introduce "mood" music - music for lovers - and it caught on big-time during most of the 50s.
Each song perfectly fits the mood of the scene in which you hear it, and the instrumental music by Jerry Goldsmith (of which there is one track on this album) is also very fifties "film noir".
I rarely remember the soundtracks to movies, but upon seeing "LA Confidential" the music was an element that just stuck with me. Hanson did a masterful job using music, whether it was accompanying a montage, or being played in the background.
www.imdb.com /ra/us/a/B000003BLF   (972 words)

 Music West 1997 : Next Level Report
For all the highlights of this year's festival tune in May 8-11 and come and hear/read/see the in depth reviews of all the festivals events.
We will be covering all the Music Clinics, Special Events, Interviews with the celebrities and music industry people as well as a look into the exhibition floor.
Next Level lets you hear the interviews with the stars and panelists of Music West 1997 by using Real Audio Technology.
www.nextlevel.com /musicwest   (203 words)

 Honor the Earth: Music: Concerts & Tours: 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As the Nuclear Waste Policy Act was being debated in Congress, Honor the Earth, the Indigo Girls and a number of other musicians went on the road in 1997 to stir up awareness of the proposal to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Nevada, a Western Shoshone sacred site.
For almost a month, artists and activists toured the northeastern and southeastern United States giving concerts and speaking at press conferences.
He vetoed the bill early the next year, but in 2002 Yucca Mountain was approved for nuclear waste storage.
www.honorearth.com /music/concerts/1997.html   (178 words)

 AT&T: AT&T Labs: AT&T Labs - Innovation - Technology Timeline - a2b Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Employing compression and encryption technology developed at ATandT Labs, a2b music provided secure delivery while also offering a means of protecting copyrights.
The two main technologies on which a2b music was built are the ATandT Proprietary Compression Algorithm and a trust management system called PolicyMaker.
a2b Music cleared the way for major record labels, as well as traditional and online music resellers, to distribute digital music over the Internet secure in the knowledge that copyrights would not be violated.
www.att.com /attlabs/reputation/timeline/97music.html   (214 words)

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