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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Oysterhead
To many, this is considered to be the bridge between the music of Phish and Primus.
Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s.
See also: 2000 in music, 2001 in music (UK), other events of 2001, 2002 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music // January 1 - Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues January 1 - Hum disbands.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Oysterhead   (1283 words)

 Eclipse 2001: Zambian Music | Exploratorium
As a result, musical styles influenced each other and were enhanced by foreign instruments, such as the accordion and guitar, brought into the country by the British ruling class.
Ngozi infused the music with lyrics in local languages.
Again, it seems, Zambian music is redefining itself, stirring its melting pot to produce a uniquely Zambian mix of music.
www.exploratorium.edu /eclipse/zambia/music.html   (988 words)

  rock music. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several fl and white American music styles: fl guitar-accompanied blues; fl rhythm and blues, noted for saxophone solos; fl and white gospel music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups.
Emerging in 1954–55, rock music was initially referred to as “rock ‘n’ roll.”; After 1964 it was simply called “rock music.” The change in terminology indicates both a continuity with and a break from the earlier period; rock music was no longer just for dancing.
A turning point in rock music occurred in the mid-1970s in the form of punk rock, which was a response to the stagnation of the genre and a nihilistic political statement.
www.bartleby.com /65/ro/rockmusi.html   (1583 words)

 2001 in British music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a summary of 2001 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.
Blue were the most successful new boyband of 2001; their debut single "All Rise" only made #4, however with other boybands quickly fading away, it wasn't long before Blue could take centre stage.
2001 was a moderately successful year for film and television music, providing some memorable hit singles and albums.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2001_in_British_music   (1234 words)

 2001: a space odyssey - The Music
Perhaps sensing the rightness of this conjunction of music and image, Kubrick reprised the waltz for the film's end titles, sending the audience away with something they could hum and deftly supplanting the disturbing open-endedness of his finale with comfortingly familiar rhythm and melody.
The most experimental music to be found in 2001 is that of the contemporary experimental composer Gyorgy Ligeti, whose turbulent choral atonality combines, for Kubrick's purposes, the unease of inexplicable occurrence with the adventurous strangeness of the utterly new.
Another use of Ligeti's music occurs in the sequence in the 18th century room in which Bowman lives out his life: The presence of his extraterrestrial "zookeepers" was suggested by surreal, laughterlike sounds created by altering an excerpt from a Ligeti composition.
members.tripod.com /~odyssey_2001/the_music.htm   (887 words)

 Year in Review 2001 | Music
Music didn't have anything like its own version of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in 2001.
The music may be pre-processed, the voice may be mediocre and the body may be.
Joey Ramone, John Lee Hooker, and rising R&B star Aaliyah were among the many great artists lost forever in 2001, but former Beatle George Harrison's passing in November left a void that shook the world like few other pop star passings.
www.infoplease.com /spot/01music1.html   (730 words)

 Salon.com Technology | The music revolution will not be digitized
Music would flow like water, and herringbone-suited executives in Hollywood offices would gnash their teeth as they finally received their comeuppance.
The digital music start-ups were hardly saints or true freedom fighters by any measure -- many were plagued by greed and blithe disregard for the rights of artists.
The demise of digital music dot-coms points to a future in which the music industry is utterly split between for-profit, label-controlled services, and decentralized distribution technologies designed to evade and circumvent the authorities.
www.salon.com /tech/feature/2001/06/01/digital_music/print.html   (2381 words)

 Planet-Bollywood - Features - Unparalleled Compositions- The Year 2001 in Music
Producers were strong in their belief that the film’s music had to have a just musical score, one that blends with the film and that the songs didn’t pose as a ‘pop out of nowhere’ track.
The trend of “different” and “unique” music may have instilled fear in new music composers whose soft melody and soothing tunes were the basis of their compositions.
Music is indeed a major player in Bollywood, but this year has proven that it´s quality and distinctness that matters (and will win in the end) not complying with standards, both musically and film wise, that the industry had invincibly set for itself.
www.planetbollywood.com /Features/s092701-190105.html   (1205 words)

 NPR- Weekend Edition Sunday: Music Box Man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The result is unmistakably still the sound of music boxes, but with a layered density and depth that combines the human with the mechanical.
After they built their first music box together, he was hooked, and he grew interested in using music boxes to create new sounds.
One of the attractions, he says, was that music boxes "allowed me to play with giving up some control." Because his contraptions play at different speeds, and because they behave differently each time they are played, the results are "unpredictable," he says.
www.npr.org /programs/wesun/features/2001/nov/musicbox/musicbox.011118.html   (435 words)

 2002 Consumer Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 2001, Rap/Hip-Hop represented 11.4 percent of the market, while in 2002 it was 13.8 percent of the market.
More than 50 percent of music purchasers were female in 2002, down from 51.6 percent in 2001, while more than 49 percent of purchasers were male in 2002, up from 48.8 percent in 2001.
A comparison of the distribution of purchases by age for 2001 and 2002 shows a slight increase in the proportion of units purchased by teens and a larger increase in the share purchased by buyers over age 45 in the past year compared with purchasing patterns of other age groups.
www.riaa.com /news/marketingdata/2002consumertrends.asp   (721 words)

 NOW : Music : Derrick May Taps Detroit's Dark Soul : Oct 4 - 10, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Detroit techno innovator Derrick May is living proof that music can take on a life of its own, one that may have little to do with the artist's original intentions.
Then the Brits discovered the sound of fl middle-American dance music in the summer of 1988, later known as "the summer of love." DJs combined the sounds of Chicago house and Detroit techno with a newly available drug called ecstasy, and the resulting fad came to be known as "acid."
He puts the music in a historical perspective, throwing in old disco classics, house, deep techno and sometimes even dropping James Brown into the mix.
www.nowtoronto.com /issues/2001-10-04/music_feature10_p.html   (453 words)

 UC Riverside 2001-2002 - Music
Students emphasizing music theory and composition are advised to take MUS 135 or MUS 137 and at least two additional courses in music theory or composition.
Students are encouraged to view music in the broad context of culture: communication between the intradisciplinary areas is built into the program, and courses outside the department are either encouraged or required in order to develop an interdisciplinary outlook.
Seeks to familiarize the student with gender-specific music and notions of gender that are often constructed, maintained, transmitted, and transformed through music and performance.
www.catalog.ucr.edu /2001-02/mus.html   (4841 words)

 Music Software - Music Converter, Music Editor, Music Burner, Music Ripper Software
Music ripping is also available via the software's CD Tracks conversion feature.
A music lyrics search feature is provided that allows users to quickly and easily find the lyrics for a song searching by its title or the artist.
Of course, a music player is also included which supports all of the same music formats, playlists, and many options for functionality control.
www.blazemp.com /music_software.htm   (297 words)

 Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children
Although the Commission identified a number of studios that have done a good job in making their disclosures clear and conspicuous, it also found that a significant percentage of rating reasons were not readable.
In the music industry's view, advertising targeted to all ages is consistent with its parental advisory labeling program which, unlike the rating programs for movies and electronic games, does not specifically designate an age for which labeled music may be inappropriate.
in which he emphasizes the lack of serious attention by the music industry and retailers to the Commission's recommendations in its two earlier reports and urges Congress, parents, and the general public to persuade the music industry and retailers to change their behavior.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2001/12/violence.htm   (1099 words)

 TIME Best & Worst 2001 -- Music
Anthony's sonic palette has broadened: these songs are adorned with musical touches from around the world, including tango-style accordions and Andean flutes.
The cornetist-guitarist-vocalist makes music that doesn't just grow on you; it grows around you, locking you in an inescapable embrace, like an oak tree that's knotted around a fence.
Musical mavericks often reject the past; this Colombian electro-rock duo is dragging its traditions into the present, marinating its songs in South American rhythms, including cumbia (a hot, syncopated dance music) and vallenato (a sweet accordion-led genre).
www.time.com /time/bestworst2001/music.html   (701 words)

 Science Fair Projects - 2001 in music (UK)
This is a summary of 2001 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.
In the first week of the new year, Portuguese dance music producer, Rui Di Silva with vocalist Cassandra topped the chart with their laid-back dance song, "Touch Me".
Next to hit the top was ex-Spice Girl, Emma Bunton who scored a number one hit with her debut single, "What Took You So Long", which remained at the summit for two weeks.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/2001_in_music_%28UK%29   (3570 words)

 2001 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
February - CFXJ (Flow 93.5), Canada's first urban music station, goes to air for the first time as a testing signal (its official debut is on March 1.) This is a breakthrough for Canadian hip hop and RandB musicians, who had previously faced significant barriers to getting exposure for their music.
Area One music festival brings together a variety of acts including Moby, Incubus, Outkast, New Order, Nelly Furtado, The Roots, Rinocerose, Paul Oakenfold, and Carl Cox.
Inductees of the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame include Larry Norman, and Elvis Presley
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2001_in_music   (1380 words)

 2001 Christian Music Sales - Music
The Christian music industry got a late Christmas present on January 3 when the Christian Music Trade Association (CMTA) announced that year-end albums sales were just under 50 million units — a new sales record for the contemporary Christian and gospel music markets.
Much of the renewed growth in Christian music sales is attributed to the troubled state of the nation as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the sluggish economy.
Christian music is one of the few musical genres that has demonstrated growth over the last five years (though pop and rap/hip-hop have both seen sizable increases in the last two years).
www.christianitytoday.com /music/interviews/christianmusicsales2001.html   (610 words)

 computer music. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The first substantial piece of music composed on a computer was the Illiac Suite (1956) by the avant-garde composer Lejaren Hiller (1925–94).
Computer music can be divided into two distinct production techniques: MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface—see electronic music) and software synthesis.
Computers can also be used to compose music by a process known as algorithmic composition.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/computer-mus.html   (359 words)

 Amazon.com: 2001: Music: Dr. Dre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The beats on "2001" are creative and original, musically the west coast's most important album of the last decade.
"2001" is one of the most important albums of the last decade, breaking the mold and reinventing the sound of west coast hip hop.
Dre once again proves his musical genius, and this album is a consistent and inventive masterpiece.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000023VR6/mp3digitacomo-20   (2049 words)

 New Titles: Books: Lewis Music Library: MIT Libraries
Music theory and natural order from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century / edited by Suzannah Clark and Alexander Rehding.
Simms, Bryan R. The atonal music of Arnold Schoenberg, 1908-1923.
The triumph of the soul: cultural and psychological aspects of African American music / edited by Ferdinand Jones and Arthur C. Jones.
libraries.mit.edu /music/news/901/books.html   (603 words)

 CNN.com - Slack guitar is music to Hawaii visitors' ears - May 18, 2001
One of the most distinctive elements of Hawaiian music is the slack-key sound, or ki ho'alu.
"I think Hawaiian music today is a conglomeration of a lot of different types of influences ranging from country music, bluegrass, all the way down to reggae Caribbean beat," musician Keali'i Reichel said.
One of the most distinctive elements of Hawaiian music is the slack-key sound, or ki ho'alu, which features an alternating bass played with the thumb while melodies are played on the higher strings.
www.cnn.com /2001/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/05/18/hawaiian.music/index.html   (501 words)

 davidgray.com: Survey time...
With all of the new styles of music, many people seem to think that genuine music has been replaced with looped samples and a cookie-cutter method of songwriting.
Mostly music now seems to be more about selling an image or a lifestyle rather than sharing inspiration and emotion or how music elevates the spirit and frees the mind.
He and I were having a similar discussion on music and he said that TM was someone I should check out, as well as Laptop, Placebo, Reef and another one I can’t remember.
www.davidgray.com /dgbb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=3&t=003495   (797 words)

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