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  Contemporary classical music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contemporary classical music can be heard in film scores and other program music, such as Tan Dun's score for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Philip Glass's score for The Hours, Howard Shore's scores for Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films, and Karl Jenkins' theme used by De Beers in their advertising campaign.
In the early part of the 20th century contemporary music included modernism, the twelve tone technique, atonality, unresolved and greater amounts of dissonance, rhythmic complexity and neoclassicism.
Contemporary music composition has been altered with growing force by computers in composition, which allow for composers to listen to renderings of their scores before performance, compose by layering performed parts over each other as John Adams is known to do, and to disseminate scores over the internet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Contemporary_music   (1519 words)

 Contemporary Christian music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM) is a somewhat outdated term originally used in the 1970s to describe a new form of pop/rock music that was lyrically based in the Christian faith.
This music had its roots in "Jesus Music", which sprung from the hippie Jesus Movement of the early 70s.
Cartman decides to produce Christian music to this end: "All we have to do is cross out words like 'baby' and 'darling' and replace them with 'Jesus'." Defenders consider this argument unfair and point to the fact that many artists, even non-Christian ones, draw from their influences and imitate other artists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Contemporary_Christian_music   (1161 words)

Kazimierz Serocki's music is original not only because of the sophisticated tone colour which is often a result of using unusual combinations of instruments and ways in which sound is produced, but also because of the employment of topophony which is the spatial arrangement of groups of instruments on the stage.
The "bad presence" in Mycielski's and Kisielewski's music was influenced by their public activity in the sphere of politics as a result of which their works were frequently sentenced by communist authorities to absence from musical life and the composers themselves were forced to a type of "inward" emigration.
The music of Zygmunt Krauze (born 1938) is usually classified as belonging to this minimalist style and the composer is regarded one of the forerunners of the style in Europe.
www.culture.pl /en/culture/artykuly/es_muzyka_wspolczesna   (3510 words)

 Contemporary Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pre-eminent interpreters of contemporary and early 20th century music.Winners of the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize, 1999.
KAIROS seeks to capture music that is contemporary, that opens up new spaces and experiences for contemporary ears and minds, in the form of interpretations which have grasped the auspiciousness of the moment.
Kalvos and Damian New Music Bazaar is a radio show and website bringing composers to the wider world through their music, interviews, pictures, photos, artwork, essays, biographies, attitudes, catalogs and ideas.
www.zeroland.co.nz /contemporary_music.html   (416 words)

 ACM - The Academy of Contemporary Music is Europe's leading school for rock and pop musicians
The key to survival in the music business is to develop a rounded set of skills enabling the musician academy of contemporary music music schools in the uk acm to become a versatile professional, with an understanding of the expectations of the industry.
Vestax drum courses degree in contemporary popula r music music schools in the uk DJ Room This world renowned facility is second to none.
Live Rooms The live rooms are music schools in the uk academy of contemporary music guitar courses joined to each of the digital recording studios and deliver perfect acoustics for professional recording.
www.acm.ac.uk   (1383 words)

 Contemporary or Traditional Music: Which is Right? - 9Marks
The new music was crafted to reflect the character of the text as well as to fit the stresses and rhythmic patterns of spoken language.
In order to adapt contemporary music to worship, the most common solution seems to be the use of a band and “praise team” who are skilled enough (and amplified loudly enough) to carry the music.
It is the rare hymn that marries beautiful, truthful text with music that perfectly captures the spirit of the words and of the larger Faith.
www.9marks.org /partner/Article_Display_Page/0,,PTID314526|CHID598014|CIID1880188,00.html   (1005 words)

 CONTEMPORARY MUSIC:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some of the music of contemporary worship is often quite biblical, when compared with the worst of the gospel songs which are unfortunately often sung in our churches.
Contemporary praise uses a medium familiar to people today -- they hear the same kind of music in the elevator on their way to work, on the radio, etc. Therefore they do not have to cross a cultural barrier in order to get into a state of healing-with-worship.
Worship music that appeals to the emotions (the heart) is not sufficient in and of itself.
www2.ccim.org /~reformata/WorshipMusic.htm   (5522 words)

 Contemporary Christian Music
The conclusion is that living according to the world and using its music is dangerous to the soul and the Church.
I contend that Contemporary Christian, Christian Rock, and the current Gospel quartet music have brought into the Church a sense of worldliness that the devil could not have done otherwise.
This sort of music does not increase Godliness among our youth nor does it help in bringing up a child in the way that he or she should go.
www.imarc.cc /edit/harted2.html   (3327 words)

 Atopos Contemporary Classical Music
The music of some of the most important composers and interpreters of our time has drifted over the sandstone walls and walks of Sogna to mix with the perfume of gorse and be captured on DAT before disappearing within the labyrinthine Tuscan hills.
These DATS contain important moments which are often unique and without the possibility of repetition; musical experiences which though quite disparate, are nevertheless each an integral part, link and cell of the contemporary musical culture.
The catalogue which is being developed, therefore, emphasizes a repertoire which is central to the international contemporary music scene without, however, ignoring compositions, such as the Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Messiaen, which are twentieth-century masterworks.
www.atoposmusic.com   (282 words)

 Hawaiian Music - Traditional - Contemporary
This was the prototype of a homegrown Hawaiian instrument that became known as the ukulele.
The bouncy ukulele, the falsettos of Hawaiian crooners, the smooth ring of the "steel" guitar, and the melodious strains of the slack-key guitar all became an integral part of traditional Hawaiian music.
The 1970's also saw a musical renaissance led by "Pops" Gabby Pahinui and younger musicians who are now composing new Hawaiian music, often in the Hawaiian language and using ancient Hawaiian instruments - an attempt to return to the roots of their culture.
www.alternative-hawaii.com /hacul/music.htm   (566 words)

 New Contemporary Christian Music Artists, Karl Kohlhase and Friends
The simple fact that you landed on this website (out of the hundreds of Christian music artists that are out there) is evidence that the Lord is blessing my humble efforts in the world of contemporary Christian music.
I think mine is writing lyrics and songs that find a home with those who are struggling, tired and looking for a little hope and inspiration along their journey of faith.
Sometimes Christian music artists shy away from themes like these, which can lead a person to think that once you become a Christian, life is all bubble gum and roses.
www.k4communications.com /karl   (1002 words)

 Sequenza21/The Contemporary Classical Music Weekly
A lot of classical music critics view this kind of easy emotional release as a cheap tactic but it is almost always effective." Not exactly classical music for dummies but basic and related to music that the average person knows already.
The Network for New Music's "Flying Solo" program was built around pieces selected by the soloists themselves for the concert, so the styles and choices were eclectic and varied widely in style.
His music then was a mass of swirling, minimalist textures played on guitar and keyboard upon which repeated vocal lines floated.
www.sequenza21.com   (4508 words)

 Contemporary Christian Music
Contemporary Christian music is full of talented artists, but none deliver a song with any more vibrant sound and inspiring Christian lyrics than the artists we feature.
She has given her heart and talents to Jesus and contemporary Christian music can only be delighted by the extraordinary voice of this lovely lady.
She sings Catholic music with a universal appeal because it is sung Scripture and prayer and she does it with love and devotion.
csasso.hypermart.net /contempo.htm   (507 words)

 American Music Center
Music On Hold, a partnership between the American Music Center (AMC) and the Eric and Edith Siday Charitable Foundation that created a program to commission composers to write music for AMC's voicemail service, was featured on All Things Considered on July 28, 2005.
The American Music Center is currently preparing the fifth edition of its Contemporary Music Ensembles: A Directory, the first new edition of this directory since 1998.
New American Music for Young Audiences is a catalog of works suitable for educational programming and reflects the rich variety of music for young people by American composers.
www.amc.net   (760 words)

 Aspiring Spaniard's Guide: Contemporary Spanish Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rosana exploded onto the Spanish adult contemporary music scene in 1996 with her debut album, Lunas Rotas.
Their upbeat music paints all kinds of images, from the Plaza del Sol in Madrid on New Year's Eve, to a lost expedition at the South Pole.
This group from Madrid is known for their great concerts and upbeat music.
www.geocities.com /thalaric1/artnculture/pop.html   (661 words)

 TR Griffin - Pop Rock Contemporary Christian Music Artist as on American Idol and KLOVE
God is glorified in all of TR's music, especially the Lord Jesus Christ, in which TR performs pop rock acapela and slick harmonies to praise worship and glorify The Lord Jesus, Our Father, and the Holy Spirit and sing the gospel and spread Christianity.
Pop rock christian acappella and contemporary Christian music like Steven Curtis Chapman and DC Talk is the type of Christian music that Tom Griffin performs - and he has won many awards including CARA - contemporary acappella recording award in 2000.
Griffin wants to reach out with God's love with contemprary christian music or contemporary christian music to all of the military families with soldiers in Iraq with iraqis and the middle east.
www.trgriffin.com   (741 words)

 Contemporary Christian Music
Contemporary Christian music "has committed a spiritual adultery in joining itself with the wayward world," a reference to secular companies' ownership of Christian music labels such as Word, Sparrow and Star Song.
Camp's condemnation of the spiritual-secular dichotomy of Christian music may not be embraced by the industry.
His "cross-over" music albums and concerts are designed to appeal to both the "saved" and the unsaved.
watch.pair.com /ccm.html   (4062 words)

 Music of the World: for the best in traditional and contemporary world music.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Music of the World: for the best in traditional and contemporary world music.
In 2000, the label was acquired by digital download leader EMusic.com, and all titles in the catalog are exclusively available for downloading through their website www.Emusic.com.
The entire Music of the World catalog, including Music of the World (MOW), Nomad (NMD) and Latitudes (LAT) is available for downloading on a track-by-track or album basis, exclusively through Emusic.com.
www.rootsworld.com /rw/motw/index2.html   (205 words)

 Lycos search: contemporary music
Musical mélange Almost no music of contemporary Cuban origination is heard in the USA, as a lasting effect of the trade embargo that's been in place for 30 years.
T he musical landscape of Zoar is painted with ambient sound, surreal clouds of keyboards, deathly dark drones and a life-force of crying, distorted guitar.
Mixing adult contemporary, soft rock, contemporary jazz, and New Age music much of it uncharted by the radio and record industries KKSF produces a sound that is both soothing and stimulating, programming that flows evenly, with minimal interruptions.
www.kanadas.com /music/contemp-music-2.html   (5913 words)

 Contemporary Music Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Contemporary Music Forum invites you to join us for the third concert of our 2004 ~ 2005 season at the Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 17th Street and New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC.
The Corcoran's new music ensemble in residence concludes its 2004-2005 season with our annual Plugged~In concert of computer and video works.
Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for Contemporary Music Forum and Corcoran Gallery of Art members.
www.contemporarymusicforum.org   (261 words)

 BUBL LINK: Contemporary music
Library and information service for 20th Century British classical music, which aims to promote new music and maintain a collection of scores and recordings.
Article on the development of art music in Finland covering the nature of Finnish music, the Kalevala as a source of inspiration, and the movement from a golden age to conservatism.
Focus is on contemporary classical music, but other types of music are represented.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/contemporarymusic.htm   (367 words)

The name Contemporary Christian Music was coined to distinguish this style of music from the more traditional forms of religious music.
The word contemporary has proven to be an appropiate description of this music over the last twenty years, as the styles have kept up with its secular counterpart.
Yet regardless of the form, the essences of all Contemporary Christian Music is the same-to share God's love to the current generation in a way that can be both understood and enjoyed.
www.afn.org /~mrblue/ccm/ccm.html   (446 words)

 Classical Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Interviews with music-makers and discussion with San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas are highlights of the programs.
Information on 444 classical composers, grouped in ways making it easier for the user to identify musical works with characteristics similar to one another (including the listener's already-identified likes).
The International Music Council (IMC) was founded in 1949 at the request of UNESCO
www.zeroland.co.nz /ind6.html   (499 words)

 Cathy's Music: Contemporary Christian Praise and Worship Music Resources
contemporary Christian praise and worship music resources for children's choir directors, Sunday school teachers, worship leaders, preschool teachers, youth workers, and music teachers.
This Pre-School Music includes lots of movement in a variety of musical styles and teaches preschoolers about being God's children.
These musicals take a look at what the Bible has to say about how we live and include fun music with actions and sign language plus simple speaking parts.
www.cathysmusic.com   (331 words)

 Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland: Useful Addresses
This section is a selective contact list of performing groups, professional bodies and music organisations in Ireland.
It is confined to those involved in, or having direct relevance to, contemporary music performance and promotion.
A more general source of contacts may be found on the Music Network site.
www.cmc.ie /addresses   (136 words)

 ISCM.nl - International Society for Contemporary Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ISCM World New Music Festival 2006 will be held in Stuttgart (Germany) from 14 to 30 July, 2006.
The title "Grenzenlos" ("Without Borders") is an hommage to the great variety of different cultures, which all are integrated in the festival either by the ISCM itself or by other countries related to it.
At the ISCM World New Music Days, which took place in Zagreb, Croatia from 15 to 24 April 2005, the ISCM- CASH Young Composer Award 2005 was awarded to Sampo Haapamäki (Finland, 1979).
www.iscm.nl   (197 words)

 Adult Contemporary Music Stations
Eighteen channels of music from Rock to Alternative, Country to Top 40 and 60's and 80's to Adult Contemporary.
Twenty-five channels of music from Rock to Adult Contemporary, from Top 40 to Alternative, and from Jazz to Country.
News and adult contemporary music (in English) from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
www.radideo.com /webcasts/webadultcomtemporary.htm   (573 words)

 Welcome to CCMusic
Welcome to CCMusic, your resource for what's hot in Christian Music today.
Top Albums shows you how reviewers are sizing up the latest Christian music releases.
Top Music lists noteworthy albums in several popular genres.
www.ccmusic.org   (89 words)

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