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  A cappella - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cappella is Italian for like in the chapel (music); the term is due to restrictions on the use of instruments in medieval churches.
Gregorian chant is an example of a cappella singing, as is the majority of sacred vocal music from the Renaissance.
Arrangements of popular music for small a cappella ensembles usually include one voice singing the lead melody, one singing a rhythmic bass line, and the remaining voices contributing chordal or polyphonic accompaniment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/A_cappella   (721 words)

  
 A Cappella Catering: Edmonton, Alberta's leading catering company.
From banquets to barbeques, pancake breakfasts to boardroom lunches, cocktail receptions to conference catering, A Cappella Catering is known in the city of Edmonton for delicious food, exceptional services and superior value.
A Cappella is proud to be a caterer of choice for the city's finest venues and most discriminating appetites.
Line-ups at the A Cappella booth are an annual fixture of the Edmonton Folk Festival, and every year we head down to Calgary to serve up beef to more than 14,000 corporate cowboys during the Stampede.
www.acappella.ab.ca   (198 words)

  
 Chicago a cappella
Internship — We are currently seeking an Operations Intern for the 2006-07 season.
Chicago a cappella is partially supported by The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation; The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; Dr. Scholl Foundation;
Chicago a cappella is pleased to present its Evanston concerts at the Music Institute of Chicago.
www.chicagoacappella.org   (166 words)

  
 A Cappella, Acappella, Acapella, A Capella, Acappela or Acapela?
At Primarily A Cappella, we are trying to popularize this style of music, so we like to keep it simple.
Some musical dictionaries indicate the Italian a cappella is preferred over the Latin a capella (one "p") yet both are technically correct.
Popular 20th century a cappella is characterized by extensive use of close harmony - when voices separated by small intervals (seconds, thirds, fourths) sing the same rhythm and words.
www.singers.com /a-cappella.html   (1285 words)

  
 A cappella
It is often spelled as a capella, or acappella, though a cappella is historically more correct.
contemporary a cappella are some of the major movements within modern a cappella music-making.
Arrangements of popular music for small a cappella ensembles usually include one voice singing the lead melody, one singing a rhythmic bass line, and the remaining voices contributing chordal accompaniment (In Japan, these parts are known as vocal, bass, and chorus, respectively).
www.mp3.fm /A_cappella.htm   (386 words)

  
 ... a cappella {version 3 ft. wilber pan (wei bo) }   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
this is an mp3 rotation, and a cappella has absolutely no affiliation with any of the artists.
a cappella is not affiliated in any way with any of the artists or record company.
Truthfully, she has too many songs for me to keep track of, but all of her songs are good, anyway.
mp3.silent-rhapsody.net   (482 words)

  
 The A Cappella Web Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are a co-ed a cappella group composed of people who love singing, having fun, and chocolate syrup.
Achteloos is a Dutch group of five male A Cappella singers.
The Smithereens are an all-female a cappella group from Smith College.
www.lrf.net /pcgi-bin/ringlink/list.cgi?ringid=acappellaring;offset=105   (307 words)

  
 Hire An A Cappella Group, A Cappella Music, A Cappella Groups
A Cappella is Italian for "in the style of the chapel".
A cappella has experienced a major resurgence in recent years with nearly every style of music being performed a cappella.
A cappella groups have become very popular on college campuses across the country, and are also popular at festivals and vocal competitions.
www.gigmasters.com /Acapella/acapella.asp   (307 words)

  
 A Cappella S.O.U.N.D.S
Thanks to pioneering a cappella groups such as In A Chord, Budak Pantai, Akatones, Nanu, Skritch, Tic Tac Tone & Vocaluptuous who sparked interest in the cappella genre, the budding local scene is kept vibrant and is evolving with a contemporary approach on a growing edge.
Brought together by a common passion for a cappella music, they hope to touch others through their sheer joy and dedication to this art form.
Ms Annie performs with a cappella group III of a Kind in concerts and sings as a recording artiste (back-up singing in concerts and recordings) on top of teaching private classes and providing singing workshops in the United States and in the Philippines.
acapellamusic.blogspot.com   (2510 words)

  
 A Cappella FAQ: A Cappella Singing
The phrase "a cappella" is Italian in origin, as are most musical terms.
Instruments may be used to double the vocal parts, eg using an electric bass to strengthen the vocal bass line, and the piece is still a cappella.
In light of this, an "a cappella group" is one that sings a cappella music, with or without instrumental doubling.
www.rpi.edu /dept/union/pipes/public_html/singing.html   (1872 words)

  
 A Cappella News
The live, a cappella performance is a relatively new addition.
A Cappella Gold, the 2001 International Queens of Harmony, is one of only 5 national finalists, out of thousands of entries, in the Oreo and Milk Jingle competition.
While movie-goers across the nation will focus on the on-screen romance between the film’s co-stars, a cappella fans in and around the nation’s capital will be keeping their eyes and ears on the Tone Rangers, a fictionalized singing group inspired by Washington's own Tone Rangers, a men's octet.
www.acappellanews.com   (9452 words)

  
 A Cappella Links
Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival - Nationwide competition for a cappella groups now in its 16th year.
World A Cappella Association - One of the goals of WAA is to see a cappella music receive recognition in its various styles by NARAS®, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences®, as a unique art form worthy of an award category presented at the annual GRAMMY® Awards.
Boston A Cappella Scene - web site listing all there is to know about a cappella in the Boston area.
www.acappellafoundation.org /links.html   (635 words)

  
 The A Cappella Web Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This web ring is to help bring together the contemporary a cappella community in the hopes of taking over the world, or at least advancing contemporary a cappella enough so that it will have its own section in your favorite music store.
If someone feels like visiting contemporary A Cappella web pages, but doesn't know (or care) which ones they want to see, they go to any site they know to have a Web Ring link (like this one).
The genre of Contemporary A Cappella generally includes Pop, Rock, and Jazz done by small groups of singers, generally without instrumental accompanyment (although some a cappella groups do occasionally use some percussion).
www.lrf.net /webring.html   (399 words)

  
 A Cappella Radio International Archive, sponsored by SPEBSQSA, Inc.
The best in barbershop, doo-wop, and contemporary a cappella is on the air every month on A Cappella Radio International.
SPEBSQSA is proud to team up with CASA to underwrite A Cappella Radio International, the worldwide showcase of the human voice.
While you listen to archived editions of A Cappella Radio International, we urge you to explore our web site, to learn more about barbershop harmony, SPEBSQSA, and the wealth of educational and performing opportunities available through our many programs.
www.spebsqsa.org /ari   (272 words)

  
 A Cappella Books
Many of our new books are discounted, our used books sell for half of the current in-print price and our out-of-print and rare books are priced at the low-end of the market.
So whatever your book-buying budget, you’ll find great values at A Cappella Books, from our glass display cases housing books worth hundreds of dollars to our paperback shelves where our books are generally just a couple of dollars, and on our sidewalk racks where they're even lower than that.
Next time you’re in the Little Five Points area for a play at the Horizon Theater or Seven Stages, a concert at the Variety Playhouse, a visit to the Carter Center or the King Memorial, or just for a bite at Sotto Sotto, Wisteria, or Babette’s, please stop in to browse.
www.acappellabooks.com   (288 words)

  
 A Cappella Pops ... nothin' but voice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"We had a glimpse of the future when we saw A Cappella Pops perform...
A Cappella Pops is leading the way into new territory...
The biggest thing you notice about them as they sing their hearts out is they are all having a huge amount of fun"
www.acappellapops.com   (47 words)

  
 Lotsa A Cappella - about the KDHX radio show Lotsa A Cappella
Mostly unaccompanied by instruments of any kind, Lotsa A Cappella ranges from funk to jazz to rock and roll, bawdy madrigals and saintly motets, the ringing chords of traditional barbershop quartets, authentic tribal chants, Southern-style shape note singing, the twang of bluegrass, the fervor of gospel, the croon of doo-wop, and more.
See the quote of the day or the latest a cappella happenings.
The first Lotsa A Cappella survey is complete, and the CD winner will be announced soon.
lotsa.us   (315 words)

  
 Talisman A Cappella - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Talisman a Capella is a coed music group founded in 1990 in order to bring African music and African-American music to the Stanford community.
Ten-year reunion performance to Stanford’s largest a cappella audience ever (2000)
"Passage" becomes the highest rated college a cappella album ever by the Recorded A Cappella Review Board (2001)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talisman_A_Cappella   (195 words)

  
 Collegiate-Acappella Directory of College A Cappella Groups A-G
If your a cappella group is not listed here and you would like it to be, or if its link is missing or incorrect, please
Group listings and pointers to home pages are a free a cappella community service of Collegiate-Acappella / GreatGoods.
A thank you to Rex Solomon and Greg Weiss, whose efforts helped lay the foundation for many of the internet lists of collegiate a cappella groups.
www.collegiate-acappella.com /CA-DirectoryA-G.html   (87 words)

  
 Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival - Annual competition for vocal groups
is considered to be one of the top a cappella show quartets in the country with a locked sound, creative packages and an extremely unique sense of humor (perhaps twisted?).
She has been involved in the a cappella community for many years as a supporter of ‘Til Dawn’ from Youth in Arts, which was founded in her living room!
And what we love about the CDs is that they're live, 9 of the best a cappella groups in the world on one stage, singing their hearts out for 13 short minutes, for the National Championship.
www.harmony-sweepstakes.com   (2940 words)

  
 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since its inception in 1996, the ICCA has been dedicated to providing top notch college a cappella groups with the opportunity to showcase their talent for an international audience and to take home valuable feedback from our highly qualified adjudicators.
The top two groups in each quarterfinal advance to the semifinals, where the winning group is named champion of that region and advances to the the International Finals, held in Alice Tully Hall in New York City's Lincoln Center.
We are happy to announce the second season of our newest program, the International Championship of High School A Cappella.
www.varsityvocals.com /icca   (226 words)

  
 A Cappella
A Cappella Acid Jazz Alternative Big Bands Bluegrass Blues Cabaret Classical Club Country Disco and 80s Dixieland DJ & Karaoke Gospel
We perform a cappella arrangements of rock and pop favorites, as well as our own original songs.
ROCKAPELLA, the singing group who, as a result of their performance on the Spike Lee "Do it A-Cappella" TV special.....
www.associatedentertainment.com /aec/Music/A-Cappella   (416 words)

  
 Collegiate-Acappella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Collegiate-Acappella has closed its sales doors and is no longer providing sales services to a cappella groups.
Click above for our directory of collegiate a cappella groups and their links...alphabetical by institution.
The directory includes listings of hundreds of collegiate a cappella groups and links to their websites.
www.collegiate-acappella.com   (67 words)

  
 WERS.org :: All A Cappella :: 88.9FM :: Emerson College
All A Cappella is Boston's only source for the best vocal music from all over the world.
All A Cappella is made possible by your annual membership support and by a-cappella.com, the new name for Mainely A Cappella.
a-cappella.com sells CDs, sheet music, videos and other a cappella items from all over the world.
www.wers.org /allacappella   (145 words)

  
 A Cappella Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A cappella has been transformed in recent years into a vibrant and rapidly changing art form.
Instructional videos for all levels of a cappella singers.
View streaming video of some of the most exciting artists in a cappella today.
www.acappellafoundation.org   (78 words)

  
 A Cappella Always and A Cappella Holiday: the all-a cappella radio stations
Once again, A Cappella Always has been chosen to appear in Apple's iTunes Radio Tuner, in the special "Holidays" section.
I'm working on getting more holiday music on A Cappella Holiday so if you have a favorite a cappella holiday CD, please let me know about it...
Finally, off their brand new CD An A Cappella Trek, Voice Trek gives us two great covers: a fun, loose arrangement of the Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" and Dusty Springfield's "Windmills of Your Mind."
www.acappellaalways.com   (1096 words)

  
 A-Cappella.com: All-Vocal CDs, Sheet Music & More!
Welcome to the source for a cappella music: A-Cappella.com (formerly Mainely A Cappella).
Browse our catalog for all kinds of exceptional a cappella music - from vocal jazz to barbershop, spirituals to radio-ready pop - we've got it all!
Or call us at our offices in Maine, and we'll be happy to help you select just the right music for any occasion.
www.a-cappella.com   (131 words)

  
 Varsity Vocals - Best of College A Cappella
Each year, Varsity Vocals produces the Best of College A Cappella album - a compilation of the very best college a cappella tracks available across the country and around the world.
Varsity Vocals accepts hundreds of submissions every year, and being selected to appear on this album has become a valuable mark of accomplishment in the a cappella community.
Or visit Mainely A Cappella, your resource for other college a cappella albums.
varsityvocals.com /boca   (199 words)

  
 Primarily A Cappella music catalog, vocal harmony groups recordings, arrangements, charts and videos
Primarily A Cappella is dedicated to the discovery, dissemination and celebration of the best vocal music from around the globe
A Cappella Songbooks and Charts are no longer hard to find!
West Coast A Cappella Summit - A weekend of performances, workshops, seminars and more.
www.singers.com   (396 words)

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