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  Beat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In physics and sound, a beat is the oscillation between zero intensity and full intensity that occurs when two frequencies (which are not harmonically related) are added together, caused by alternating constructive and destructive interference of the pressure waves.
beat in music is a pulse of sound that marks the rhythm.
Beat is also then the meter, rhythm, riddim, or groove of a piece and may indicate solely the bass and snare drum rhythm parts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beat   (406 words)

 Beat (music) - Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A beat is a pulse on the beat level, the metric level at which pulses are heard as the basic unit.
Thus a beat is the basic time unit of a piece; when you tap your foot to music, each tap is a beat.
Much music is characterised by a sequence of stressed and unstressed beats (often called "strong" and "weak") organised into a meter and partially indicated by a time signature, the speed of which is determined by a tempo.
greatestinfo.org /Beat_(music)   (294 words)

 Beat Frequencies
The beat frequency is equal to the absolute value of the difference in frequency of the two waves.
Beats are caused by the interference of two waves at the same point in space.
The image below is the beat pattern produced by a London police whistle, which uses two short pipes to produce a unique and piercing three-note sound.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/sound/beat.html   (126 words)

 Beat Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Diabolic Swedes The Hives are one of the cockiest bands in rock.
Not to say their music is cock rock; far from it.
Always looking the part and only ever dressing in fl and white, none of these five guys will shy away from telling you that their band contains genius, or that their music is amazing — or from suggesting that they are the greatest band on earth for that matter.
www.beat.com.au   (91 words)

 World Beat: Music From Somewhere Else (15 January 2002) - PopMatters Music Column
Nonetheless, the most popular forms of "world music" tend to be the heavily percussive, eminently danceable musics of Africa and the African diaspora, such as West African highlife, Jamaican reggae, Dominican merengue, and the many forms of Cuban-inspired salsa.
As the phrases "international roots", "world beat" and "music from 'outside' Western pop culture" suggest, the "world" in question is an inclusive one of traditional communities and their artistic envoys struggling to express their cultural identities somewhere on the western periphery.
The global intersection of music, culture and commerce speaks to the dynamic social character of an emergent transnational phenomenon, but the cultural and aesthetic meanings produced in the process are hardly self-evident.
www.popmatters.com /music/columns/stone/020115.html   (1585 words)

 Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When a beat is combined with patterns of accents, and other patterns of changes in pitch, volume etc., then you have the beginnings of rhythm.
This might be literally by a stronger beat perhaps by a drum, or it might be implied by the harmonic or melodic shape of the music.
Within a bar of four or more beats, there will almost certainly be a sub-division, which means that another beat in the bar will be felt as being stronger than the others, but not as strong as the first.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Neil_Hawes/theory09.htm   (427 words)

 The Fantastical Beat Circus Music Show
Perhaps the most startling coincidence regarding illustrator David Goldin and The Beat Circus is that Goldin had actually illustrated the band's instrumentation including banjoist and accordionist (later to come to life as Brandon Seabrook and Alec K Redfearn) prior to ever making contact with the ringleader or hearing about the band.
Also of note, The Beat Circus Vaudeville Orchestra is in pre-production on an original score to award-winning animator Lorelei Pepi's incredible 1930s-styled cartoon musical Happy and Gay scheduled for release this year and featuring the voices of the fabulous cabaret singers Leah Callahan and Brian King.
DJ Brian Carpenter, frontman and mastermind of The Beat Circus and host of the infamous Free Association, will be spinning his maniacal brand of noise and carnival music Thursday night January 13 starting at 9 at River Gods in Central Square Cambridge as part of the monthly Ointment series.
www.beatscience.com   (1827 words)

 New Beat history, Belgium
This monotonous discotheque dance-music, powered by a slow and heavy beat, combined the new elements of house music with elements which existed in Belgian music for a number of years.
Techno heroes like Carl Graig are full of praise for Belgian dance music, the Chemical Brothers based one of their singles "Hey Boy, Hey Girl" on an old track from Praga Khan, and a couple of years ago also The Prodigy showed they were very good at borrowing from Praga.
Belgian new beat was certainly not inspired by the techno and house that were simultaneously maturing in Detroit and Chicago respectively.
www.jahsonic.com /NewBeat.html   (5466 words)

 Yellow Bell Music - World-Beat/Jazz and Meditation/Relaxation CD's
The concept of Yellow Bell recordings is to combine these instruments in new and unique ways, resulting in a style of music that is truly World Fusion.
The links for each type of instrument provide free sound samples and pictures, descriptions of how the instruments are constructed and played, the historical significance of each instrument, and names of musicians who define the instrument from long ago to the present.
Taped interviews, digital loops, water gourd drums and various woodwind instruments, the piece is meant not as instructional but experiential, touching on and opening us to our own issues of sex and creation through sound.
www.yellowbellmusic.com   (300 words)

 OZ Beat: Music That Matters
There’s something about the ability to create music that is emotional, big, hard, stripped down, not too dressed up but definitely dressed for an outing, while at the same time, enormous in delivery.
To call The Libertines just a rock band, just a bunch of kids, just another sound in the new resurgence of 60s rock and 70s punk, would be equivalent to witnessing a tsunami and calling it another day the beach.
The music, the musicians, the stage show, the lyrics, the versatility is beyond what anyone can really expect from a band in this most modern age.
ozbeatmusic.typepad.com /oz_beat_music_reviews   (2073 words)

 The Classical Music Beat
Classical music's canon contains works from hundreds of years of composition, and from this some of the most revolutionary, representative, and superior works of this extensive, well-preserved selection can be enjoyed today with confidence that they sound very similar to performances in the composer's time.
Classical-period music is distinguishable from Baroque music by its plainness of style, without the heavy and complex Baroque figurations, and from Romantic music by its general emotional coolness and its regularity of form.
Classical music was written specifically for the sake of music; there is no grand design or no emotion built into it.
www.search-beat.com /classic.htm   (1390 words)

 World Music
Music is often referred to as "the international language," and the Internet provides us a wealth of opportunities to listen to each other's heart and soul, whether we're in New York City or Beijing.
The music ranges from Spanish classical guitar-driven hymns to the heartwarming, Andean sound of the siku, a variant of the pan flute.
The music is truly original -- see for yourself by clicking on the song "Tupik" by the band "Urfin Juice." Also, for a taste of the more traditional Russian folk music, click on the list of songs by Peter Leshchenko.
wwwiz.com /issue24/html/article10.html   (1533 words)

 "BEAT THAT!" - Music-making for everyone
The beginning of music and communication exists in the capacity to listen and distinguish humanly organised patterns of sound."
is a direct means of communication through music and sound whereby people of any age or ability can listen, feel, compose and create music spontaneously, both individually and within a relaxed group atmosphere.
"Beat That!" has grown organically from the ongoing work in which Bobbie and Hilary are involved, and has evolved from on-site INSET sessions which have been fully evaluated and approved by Westminster College, Oxford.
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/2961/BT-main.htm   (624 words)

 Crosswalk.com - Music, the Beat and Moral Neutrality
A lot of the beats in music today are taken from voodoo, from the voodoo drums." In his book Face the Music, Leonard Seidel suggests, "To declare that [Africans] are the only roots of rock music is to mislead and to be less than honest...
To declare that a certain rhythm or beat is 'evil' cannot be proved entirely.
I would agree with his admission that "to declare a certain rhythm or beat is 'evil' cannot be proved entirely." It is an instance of guilt-by-association, as if someone were suggesting that perfume be banned because men have been seduced by women wearing perfume.
www.learnathome.com /510326.html   (561 words)

 Baroque Music on the Web ... the Classical Music Beat
Formed in 1993 to perform music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries on period instruments.
Created in the hope that Handel (the man, the composer, and his music) is more accessible to the ever-growing internet community interested in Classical music.
Baroque music, from the Baroque period of Western Classical Music, was composed in the range of the late 1600s to 1700s AD.
www.search-beat.com /baroque.htm   (325 words)

 easy beat - The Midi frontend for Garageband - Midi music for the Mac made easy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
easy beat is THE music authoring program for composing, scoring, and playing songs on Mac OS X. As the easiest-to-use, full-fledged MIDI sequencer, easy beat was designed to be used in the way that most musicians really work.
Since easy beat can export Midi files to Garageband, it is the perfect Midi frontend for Garageband.
As long as you do not have a license key, easy beat operates in trial mode: You can experiment with all its features, but you will not be able to save songs that consist of more than 15 measures.
www.macility.com /products/easybeat   (518 words)

 Big Beat Music Studios
We provide musical experiences that are versatile, fun, and continually elevate our students' passion and desire for playing music.
We believe that the study of music, besides providing encouragement, therapeutic value, and a sense of achievement, promotes the development of language, mathematic, and scientific skills.
Music also contributes to the development of self-confidence, imagination, creativity, long and short-term memory, social skills, coordination, and self-discipline.
www.bigbeatstudio.com   (275 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
What we got in "Beat" was a fine effort, with singer/guitarist Adrian Belew moving solidly to the front, but not an adequate follow up to the remarkable developments of thier first effort.
Good point, and good music it is. Many people don't like "Beat," that's their choice, and I'll agree it's not as good as "Discipline," but it's still an amazing album.
Such is the problem with King Crimson's "Beat," their follow-up to 1981's masterful, groundbreaking "Discipline." As with "In the Wake of Poseidon" (1970), their encore to 1969's "In the Court of the Crimson King" (which officially launched the progressive rock movement), "Beat" represents an erratic effort to continue King Crimson's tradition of relentless trailblazing.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000003S1C?v=glance   (1742 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Beat: 30th Anniversary [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Beat" is also the first Crimson album to possess a sound that actually reflects its era--here, much of the music has a distinctively 80s flare.
Add to what little "Beat" has already going for it, are the lion's share of the trite, aimless lyrics written by Belew, which, for the most part, can be written by your average preschooler.
As for the musicianship on "Beat", the star player here is Tony Levin, who shows the most depth of the four musically, with the other three basically phoning in their licks - which, for the most part, are blatantly repetitive and lack focus.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005AFMS?v=glance   (2401 words)

 CBC.ca - Arts - Music - Tigress Beat
She is wearing swinging gold earrings and a one-of-a-kind, broke-the-mould teal pantsuit with lightning stripes.
It could be the sound of a carnival, or a riot.” She makes music like nobody who came before her; a clutter of copycats should trail her path.
I’m constantly badly lit.”) Between shows, she learned how to make music on a Roland MC-505 Groovebox, an all-purpose drum machine and keyboard sequencer that is well suited to making quick and dirty electronic beats.
www.cbc.ca /arts/music/mia.html   (1581 words)

 Digital Beat Music - Electronic Music and Beyond - mp3 - Weedfiles - iTunes music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Digital Beat Music is an online source for electronic music and legal digital music downloads.
The original sound of Digital Beat is influenced by oldskool acid, techno, electronica and even hip hop music.
Electronic music project Finnlux Tuna was established in the beginning of 2004.
www.digitalbeatmusic.com   (643 words)

 Crazy Beat Records
From our shop in the UK we specialise in affordable music, we sell and we are one of the cheapest UK stores supplying the latest music in the UK.
With every product our team (uk) and music at Crazy Beat Records UK take the time to listen to you and find what is the best artist for you.
Crazy Beat Records is an online music shopping store dedicated to providing quality new and used music: buy online, shop, prices and wholesaler services for your music needs.
www.crazybeat.co.uk   (780 words)

 BeatGreets: FREE greetings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We were encouraged and excited by your enthusiasm and knew we had something we could build on.
BeatGreets evolved from simply being the music cards on Egreetings.com and it seemed all too perfect for the kid to return home.
Please stay with us - the door may have shut on music for now, but we stand at the window and we promise the view will blow your mind.
www.beatgreets.com   (216 words)

 Afro Beat - Recommended Records (Slipcue Music e-zine African Music Guide)
The "Afro-Beat" sound -- African dance music fused with rock and modern funk -- was pioneered by Nigerian superstar, Fela Kuti, but it soon spread throughout the African continent, with dozens of bands taking up the new style.
Like Fela Kuti, Bucknor saw music as a way to attract people to politics (and politics as a way to attract people to music), and many songs have an interesting socially conscious component.
A widely-sampled funk band from the disco era, this group was also known as Ice, and though centered in Paris during the African pop boom of the 1970s, they actually hailed from the U.S. Nonetheless, their Kool And The Gang-meets-LA Express instrumental jams are often thought of in terms of the Afro-Beat that influenced them.
www.slipcue.com /music/international/africa/aa_styles/afrobeat_01.html   (1940 words)

 Street Beat Music Studio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Street Beat Music Studio originally began as a grass-roots effort for a broke college student to make ends meet in McKinney, TX.
With Street Beat Music Studio, you can finally have guitar lessons delivered to your home in McKinney, TX at your convenience.
Now with Street Beat Music Studio, playing the guitar and having an electronic library of practice materials are only a phone call away.
www.streetbeatms.com   (305 words)

 World Music at Global Rhythm - The Destination for World Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jake Shimabukuro views the ukulele as an “untapped source of music with unlimited potential,” and he’s continued to experiment with its sonic reach.
From the time he began his life as a musician at a maharajah’s court, Vilayat Khan remained synonymous with the sitar, playing throughout the world, recording and imparting his tradition.
Totó la Momposina is not only standard-bearer of the musical wealth of her people, but a cantadora: traditional healer, midwife, arbitrator, farmer and folkwoman who celebrates her legacy through song and dance.
www.globalrhythm.net   (576 words)

 Midwest Beat Magazine
Each issue of "Midwest BEAT Magazine" includes local band features, national artist interviews, local music news and happenings, a Chicago area concert guide, CD reviews, and a variety of monthly music columns covering such genres as the blues, country music, and heavy metal.
There are also monthly columns with in formation of CD releases, music law issues, living a rock lifestyle, horoscopes and more.
Midwest Beat, LLP - Content and Images not to be used without written permission.
www.midwestbeat.com   (116 words)

 New age music and international fusion
I have been enjoying the work from Music Mosaic for quite sometime now, their ability to showcase such a vast array of talent from around the globe so consistently is an accomplishment very few have managed to equal.
Another pulsating world music beat CD from the very hip and positive spirit of Music Mosaic, whose label philosophy 'encourages all cultures and nations to live together respectfully on our planet Earth'.
It's not the first time I've been privy to the wonder of a Music Mosaic compilation album, and I hope it's not the last.
www.musicalacarte.net   (238 words)

 Bjam Records
Bjam is an eclectic independent recording label established in 1993 at Saint Louis, Missouri.
Located near the banks of the "Mighty Mississippi" at "Historic Soulard", just south of the downtown area, Bjam's focus is to share, with you, a small but delightful taste of the superb music that's produced in the Lou.
These CD's along with more information and sound samples are available from CD Baby and Tower Music online.
www.bjam.net   (85 words)

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