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  Catalog 2001-2003, General - MUSIC
Music students are expected to audition on their major instrument during the first week of classes for placement purposes.
Music in Therapy I. A study of the clinical uses of music in therapy in the fields of medicine, wellness, palliative/hospice care, and gerontology.
Psychology of Music I. A study of the acoustical and psychophysical foundations of music with emphasis on the perception of and responses to musical stimuli.
www.twu.edu /gencat/01-03/pa-music.html   (2359 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 2003 in music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 // Events January 1 - Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues January 1 - Hum disbands.
In 2003, I bought somewhere in the neighborhood of 110 albums (down from last year!) However, there are more than twice as many albums on the list this time, and there were even a few so-so albums that I left off the list, in order to limit this to the releases that I loved.
Rasputina's 2003 release is an album of covers of 70s rock songs, and it works really well, because they're good at taking a song and really making it their own.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/2003-in-music   (741 words)

  
 2003 in country music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 2002 in country music, 2003 in music, other events of 2003, 2004 in country music, 2000s in music and the List of years in Country Music
March 10 – During a concert in London, England, Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines said that the band was "ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas" (referring to Maines' hometown of Lubbock and President Bush hailing from the same state).
Those who took offense to Maines' comments based their feelings on a number of grounds, including that the country was then on the verge of declaring war on Iraq (which happened less than two weeks later) and that Maines made the comments on foreign soil.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_in_country_music   (732 words)

  
 2003 music wrap-up
Being exposed to new music was part of my motivation for opening the club in the first place, after all...
As last year, a few of these were released earlier than 2003, but that is when I discovered them, so I'm allowing a little slack.
I really like these guys: they're an energetic rock band, leaning perhaps a bit in the "electroclash" direction (though they're not overly electronic, their sound reminds me a bit of Adult.) They put on a great show at DNA in November: their singer is totally manic.
www.jwz.org /gruntle/music2003.html   (1360 words)

  
 2003 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 15 - 2003 CDNOW Readers' Poll for all albums and new talent of 2002.
August 28 - Madonna sparks media controversy by kissing popstars Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at the 2003 Video Music Awards.
The situation even ignited a quick war of words between Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera over the kiss.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_in_music   (1639 words)

  
 NEA: FY 2003 Music Grants
The 2003 festival will focus on the impact that electronics, rock, hip-hop, fusion and the guitar have had on jazz through concerts, educational activities and radio broadcasts.
The compact disc will feature music commissioned during the composer's tenure as composer-in-residence with the chamber orchestra and will be recorded on the Naxos label.
During 2003 04, conferences and sessions on board development, unearned income and legal counsel for individual chapter directors and local board members will be available to assist 10 chapters located in cities around the country.
www.arts.gov /grants/recent/disciplines/Music/03music.html   (7332 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | 2003: Online music comes of age
In the not-too-distant future when compact discs are museum pieces and vinyl records are near fossils, 2003 will be remembered as the year digital music stepped into the mainstream.
Effectively a device for storing music files, the iPod helped kickstart a rush to move music from the compact disc to the portable hard disc drive.
To increase the use of iPods Apple needed to convince record companies to allow their music to be not just downloaded but also transferred to portable devices with few restrictions.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3304257.stm   (830 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Music Creator 2003: Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Music Creator 2003 may well be one of the most impressive mid-range digital audio solutions currently available.
Whether you’re a music enthusiast looking to be more creative, or a skilled musician wanting to get into home recording, Music Creator makes it all happen, all at a price you can afford.
For all those keen muscician out there who want to get their music published or to get into a music career this is an amzing piece of software especially for its sheet music function.
www.amazon.co.uk /Cakewalk-Music-Creator-2003/dp/B00006S4ER   (1105 words)

  
 2003 New Music Summit
Unlike many music corporate structures that mimic a parasite, Edgetone is dedicated to a symbiotic relationship between artist and company by releasing music by musicians who are “self-producers”, with a mind for business, and not just looking for the enslavement of the “deal”.
Musicians who do not want to compromise their music to fit into a narrow definition of "commercially viable”, and those that double their efforts to support their ideas and dreams define what we are all about.
Their backgrounds are as eclectic as their music, reflecting their involvement in western classical music, avant-garde jazz, industrial, electronic music, as well as funk, bebop, rock, and world music.
www.edgetonerecords.com /summit/03/summit03.html   (1534 words)

  
 NPR : Performance Today -- Aspen Music Festival 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Featured artists are music director David Zinman, cellist Benjamin Nyffenger, the Calder String Quartet, violinist Alexander Kerr, the duo of David Finckel and Wu Han, and the International Sejong Soloists.
The husband-and-wife team of cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han are one of the true "dynamic duos" of the classical music world.
Aside from their status as world-class performers, Finckel and Wu Han have started Music@Menlo, a new chamber music festival in the Silicon Valley, they run they're own record label called ArtistLed, and they've started a series of audio program notes on CD.
www.npr.org /programs/pt/features/2003/aug/aspen2003   (405 words)

  
 EMOL: Summer 2003 Music
Music from "The West" (Europe and North America) and from "The East" (in this case India) has been fused together before, but seldom with the integrity, passion, virtuosity and training that is heard on facing BELOVED, the second album by the group Faclng East.
Musically Wubbenhorst took piano lessons at age 10, started singing at age 11 in rock bands (with names like Wings of Peace and Creation) covering Cream, Ten Years After and The Who, and learned to play flute when he was 14 (inspired by Jethro Tull).
Whalum's contributions to contemporary music moved the Memphis Chapter of NARAS to honor him with The Premier Players Award for Outstanding Achievement in April of 2003, and that same month he contributed to the events celebrating the opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul in Memphis.
emol.org /music/profiles/2003summerb.html   (6302 words)

  
 TIME Magazine: Coolest Inventions 2003, Apple Music Store
By October he was ready to set the Music Store aloft in the 97% of the world that uses Windows PCs, and the prospect of converting millions of music pirates into credit-card wielding music buyers was enough to make even the most jaded rock stars take notice.
In a year when record labels hit a sour note by suing students, grandparents and 12-year-old file sharers, Jobs had effectively brokered a peace agreement: he had shown the music industry how to win friends and make money on the very Internet that was being used to steal their songs.
Long before the Music Store came on the scene, frantic record-industry executives had been searching for some way to combat their nemesis: Napster, the original file-sharing service, but to no avail.
www.time.com /time/2003/inventions/invmusic.html   (989 words)

  
 French Culture | Music | Events Archives 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
French music at Tanglewood during the summer of 2003 includes French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard performing works by Ligeti and Messiaen (July 20), and French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet performing the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Boston Symphony (Aug. 15).
Sacred Music in a Sacred Space presents New York premieres of two French Romantic oratorios, Charles Gounod's Tobie (1865) and Jules Massenet's La Terre Promise (1900), performed by the Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola Church.
La Maurache is a French vocal and instrumental ensemble composed of  musicians specializing in the interpretation of the music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
www.frenchculture.org /music/events/03archives.html   (2172 words)

  
 ASCAP Concert Music: 2003 Concert Music Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ASCAP honors Paul Muldoon for the brilliant poetry, "Moy Sand and Gravel,” for which he was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
Warland, himself a fine composer, is Founder and Conductor of the acclaimed Dale Warland Singers, celebrating their 30th Season this year.
ASCAP honors the leadership and commitment, which has created a great choral legacy by performing, commissioning and recording the music of his contemporaries.
www.ascap.com /concert/concertawards/2003   (359 words)

  
 The Best in Arts 2003
Nicole C. Mullen's soulful crusade - Former Cincinnatian Nicole C. Mullen continued her reign as the Queen of Contemporary Christian Music with the October release of a live-in-Cincinnati DVD that, along with documenting her 2003 Aronoff Center concert, gave props to such favorite Mullen hangouts as Poppie's snack stand in Madisonville.
In 2003, he and bride Jessica Simpson became the biggest stars of reality TV with their Newlyweds MTV series, The Newlyweds second season begins Jan. 21.
Hispania-Mania - The Latin music boom continued in 2003, as mainstays Latin X-Posure, Tropicoso and Salsa Caliente were joined by Son del Caribe, Zumba and a number of others, playing a broad range of local venues.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2003/12/28/tem_sunlede28popmusic.html   (551 words)

  
 The Austin Chronicle Music Awards 2003
Twenty-three years of reading between the lines of Chronicle Music Polls have underlined one immutable truth again and again: Just when the results look predictable, they change.
Some of this year's category winners, most notably Los Lonely Boys and their sweep of the major awards, were no-brainers – and taking Band of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year is no small task.
It's an impressive array of names ranging from historical standard bearers (Blind Lemon Jefferson, Leadbelly) to contemporary music community pillars (Ernie Durawa, Johnny Gimble, Ian McLagan), from scene stalwarts (Charlie Prichard, Gurf Morlix) to those with roots in the first wave of punk (Terri Lord, Bill Anderson, Hector Muñoz).
www.auschron.com /gbase/Awards/MusicAwards?Year=2003   (361 words)

  
 Brand New
ARIA Music Awards of 2003 2003 in music - Country Music Association Awards.
Two music genres were focused on in this year both gained major popularity.
The continued trend of pop music leaning to RandB and hiphop, and Rock gradualy changing its face from the underground.
www.experiencefestival.com /brand_new   (619 words)

  
 Black Music Month, 2003
During Black Music Month, we celebrate the ways that African-American music has helped shape American society and reflect the character of our Nation, and we recognize the pioneers who spearheaded these important musical forms.
Before our Nation's strides toward equal justice, music such as jazz and blues provided a venue in which people of all races could be judged by their talent, and not the color of their skin.
The heart of the Harlem Renaissance is reflected in the original and authentic music of such influential figures as Bessie Smith, Count Basie, and Fletcher Henderson.
usinfo.state.gov /usa/blackhis/proc062503.htm   (653 words)

  
 What's the Score, Spring 2003: Lewis Music Library: MIT Libraries
The Lewis Music Library hosted a concert of violin music featuring MIT students on Friday, April 11, 2003.
The concert featured music from a donation to the library of 2,680 violin scores given by Lois Craig, former Associate Dean of MIT's School of Architecture and Planning.
His collection includes music from the 18th century on, with a special emphasis on the 20th century.
libraries.mit.edu /music/news/403/home.html   (1448 words)

  
 Tetbury Music Festival 2003 - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the success of the concerts that we have been giving in Tetbury, it is clear that there is a healthy appetite in the area for good music, beautifully performed.
But there is room for more live music of the highest standard, and we are fortunate to have more than one building in our own area which provides an excellent venue for concerts, most notably the 18th-century Tetbury Parish Church, the beauty of which is matched by its wonderful acoustics.
And in a typically generous and neighbourly gesture, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales agreed to be the Patron of the Festival, for which we are tremendously grateful.
www.tetburymusicfestival.org.uk /about_2003.html   (181 words)

  
 GMA Summary 2003 - Music
The Music Connection newsletter arrives in your inbox each week and is the perfect way to stay connected to the Christian music scene.
Many in the Christian music industry have been wondering what kind of tone this year's GM Week would have in light of the war in Iraq.
Though weary from the previous night's musical showcases and events, Mike and I awoke early as dutiful members of the Gospel Music Association to participate in the annual Monday Morning Live event.
www.christianitytoday.com /music/news/2003/gmasummary2003.html   (3911 words)

  
 Summer 2003 Music Calendar
Also in July is the National High School Music Institute (NHSMI), which offers a summer music experience for students contemplating musical careers or wishing to sample college-level study.
Single tickets are $4 for the general public; $2 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $2 for full-time students.
Single tickets are $25 for the general public; $10 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $12 for full-time students.
www.northwestern.edu /univ-relations/media_relations/releases/2003_06/summermusic.html   (1304 words)

  
 Zimbabwean Music Festival: 2003 Welcome
The Zimfest 2003 Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to the second such festival to be held in Portland.
This event brings together an international community of teachers, students, performers and lovers of Zimbabwean music and dance for three days packed full of workshops, performances, presentations, community conversations, general visiting and musical jams.
However, Zimfest 2003 wanted to offer the opportunity for students, who so desired, to spend more time on a piece(s), with an instrument and with the teacher.
www.zimfest.org /2003   (566 words)

  
 School of Music 2003-2005 Online Bulletin: Courses
Undergraduate music performance study courses include private lessons and recitals.
Graduate music performance study courses include private lessons and recitals.
There are four symphony orchestras, a chamber orchestra, a baroque (period instrument) orchestra, and the New Music Ensemble.
www.iub.edu /~bulletin/iub/music/2003-2005/courses.html   (623 words)

  
 World Music Central - The San Francisco World Music Festival 2003
San Francisco, USA — ­ The annual San Francisco World Music Festival  has officially announced the program for the 2003 edition of the festival.
In addition to music there will be live radio performances, master classes at San Francisco State University, San Francisco Dance Center and the Asian Art Museum, and a documentary film screening at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room.
Founded in 2000 by Executive Director Michael Santoro and Program Director Kutay Derin Kugay, the San Francisco World Music Festival  uniquely showcases the musical diversity from the Bay Area and around the globe by presenting high quality world music performances by master artists both locally and overseas, and from traditional to contemporary explorations.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php?story=20030701192320896   (263 words)

  
 NPR: All Songs Considered: The Best Music of 2003
Tom Moon is a music writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a music critic for NPR's All Things Considered.
Jim Fusilli is a music writer for The Wall Street Journal and a music critic for NPR's All Things Considered.
Tom Manoff is a classical music critic for NPR's All Things Considered known for his theories on pancultural music.
www.npr.org /programs/asc/archives/bestof2003/?npr_lr_inc   (1104 words)

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