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  Music Dynamics of Wales, Inc., of Wales, WI - music lessons for children and adults
Music Dynamics provides music students of all ages with the skills they need to experience the fun of learning and the joy of accomplishment.
Music fundamentals, ear training and sight reading are fun to learn when presented through an enjoyable format of games, flash cards, rhythms instruments, and board work.
In order to provide a good musical background for students and parents as early as possible, Music Dynamics purchased a license and two teachers became certified to teach the nationally known early childhood curriculum "Musikgarten" for ages 0-7.
www.wmta.net /MusicDynamics   (753 words)

 I. Xenakis - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: In applying mathematical and physical laws to the composition of music, Iannis Xenakis exposed the implicit connections between science and art -- rooted in theories of statistical probability, his stochastic method revolutionized not only the composition of music but also its performance, exploring the boundaries of sound and space.
Xenakis' engineering studies and architectural work directly impacted his musical ideas (and vice versa) -- on the belief that composition develops outside of music, he built upon mathematical and philosophical principles to develop his stochastic theory (adapting the name from "stochos," the Greek word for "goal").
Xenakis broke further ground in his studies of spatial dynamics -- positioning musicians throughout an auditorium according to kinetic principles, he pursued a perfect sonic balance based upon the distribution of sound from a multitude of directions.
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  Dynamics (music) Information
In music, dynamics refers to the volume or loudness of the sound or note.
One particularly noteworthy use of this dynamic is in the second movement of Joseph Haydn's Surprise Symphony.
The Renaissance composer Giovanni Gabrieli was one of the first to indicate dynamics in music notation, but dynamics were used sparingly by composers until the late 18th century.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Dynamics_(music)   (607 words)

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Marches, fanfares, and triumphal music tend to be loud.
Dynamics contribute to the effect of motion in music.
Dynamic levels that contrast between motives or phrases of music contribute to the sensation of motion and movement in music.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Arts/music/elements/elemofmusic/dynamic/dynamic1.htm   (294 words)

 dynamics (music)
In music, markings added to show the varying degrees or changes in volume or loudness.
For example: dynamics for volume include f for forte (loud), mf for mezzo forte (medium loud), mp for mezzo piano (medium soft), and p for piano (soft); changes in volume include crescendo (becoming gradually louder), and diminuendo (becoming gradually softer); accents include sf for sforzando (meaning a sudden accent on a note or chord).
Dynamic expression developed slowly during the 18th century as improvements were made to instruments of the orchestra that increased their freedom of expression.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0026648.html   (257 words)

 Primary Music
The Primary Music curriculum, which follows the international curriculum model, is based on the teachings and philosophies of Zoltan Kodály and Emile Jaques-Dalcroze.
Music literacy remains a key component of this method and is developed gradually and sequentially.
The education of this sense to the purposes of music is at the heart of Dalcroze.
www.cis-edu.dk /music/pyp.htm   (1345 words)

 MUSIC - Music for Sale, Music Code, Launch Music - Shopping, Services and Information at MUSICIWORLD.COM
Music is a form of art and entertainment or other human activity that involves organized and audible sounds and silence.
Music also involves complex generative forms in time through the construction of patterns and combinations of natural stimuli, principally sound.
Music may be used for artistic or aesthetic, communicative, entertainment, or ceremonial purposes.
www.musiciworld.com   (455 words)

 Dynamics and Accents in Music
Sounds, including music, can be barely audible, or loud enough to hurt your ears, or anywhere in between.
Traditionally, dynamic markings are based on Italian words, although there is nothing wrong with simply writing things like "quietly" or "louder" in the music.
There are a few different types of written accents (see Figure 3), but, like dynamics, the proper way to perform a given accent also depends on the instrument playing it, as well as the style and period of the music.
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 Abstract Dynamics: Music For Airports (Bottom Up)
One of the earliest heads on the bottom up bandwagon was Brian Eno, the seminal music producer.
The idea of a simple rule creating complex results is bottom up nirvana, and quite a few people it seems are capable of reading a lot more into Conway's game then what it is, a bunch of pixels moving on a computer screen.
True bottom up music for airports gets made constantly by the travelers and airport workers themselves, random and generally unmusical.
www.abstractdynamics.org /archives/2005/06/29/music_for_airports_bottom_up.html   (750 words)

 African Ritual Funeral Music (Dogon Culture: Three Snapshots)
The subject of African ritual music as applied to funeral celebrations and ritual burial is a complex subject that is consistent with the composite nature of African creativity.
This relationship mirrors the actual experience reality in African music in the sense that the working compositional materials of a given ceremony establishes a context of 'operatives' that serves to highlight the ritual backdrop of the occasion rather than the concept of structure as a fix sequence that must be exucuted in one way.
Musical language in African music is connected with the actual speaking language in a way where in many cases it is one and the same as the actual talking language´´.
www.wesleyan.edu /music/braxton/papers/death-after-4.html   (2930 words)

 The Four Elements of Music
For instance, a phrase in music is a unit of meaning within the larger structure of the song in its entirety.
Tempo is the musical term that indicates the overall pace of an arrangement.
Dynamics tell the performer when to play loudly or more softly and when to change from one to the other.
www.pianomusic4you.com /elementsofmusic.html   (980 words)

 Elements of Music - Part Five
It is mostly the harmonic materials of a musical passage that accomplishes modulation and indicates modulation to the ear.
Music timbre contributes greatly to the effect of mood in music.
Musical structure has various layers of complexity in any composition and these various layers exist in a continuum ranging from the micro (small) level, the mid (intermediate) level, to the macro (large) level of musical structure.
trumpet.sdsu.edu /M345/Elements_of_Music5.html   (2592 words)

 Freeplay Music, Broadcast Production Music Library, Free and Mp3 Music Downloads, See Usage Terms.
Dynamic and moody, atmospheric and ruminating are all fitting tags for Intelligent Dance Music Vol 1, Another professional set of tracks from Musicjag.
Dynamic and entrancing, Electronica Transmissions Vol 5 is a great new set of electronica tracks with a modern edge.
Music For Pictures Vol 4 brings rich atmospheric tracks together with dramatic flair and gentle intelligence to create a warm and thoughtful new volume.
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 Tempo and Dynamics
Music moves in time, and the pace is of prime importance.
This is due to the domination of Italian music in Europe during the period from around 1600 to 1750, when such performance directions were established.
Dynamics denote the volume (degree of loudness or softness) at which music is to be played.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/enjoying_music/60260   (390 words)

 Caribbean Dynamics - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Caribbean Dynamics Band was founded in 1997 in Los Angeles.
The base of the band is our love for music and strong discipline.
Caribbean Dynamics will always continue with our common love for music to amaze the audience with our unpredictable style.
music.download.com /caribbeandynamics/3600-8774_32-100428766.html   (301 words)

 ArtFRONT Publishing's"Current Music Dynamics"
I was drawn to this band because they have worked out the formula that this whole generation of music is trying to distill and funnel into an energetic, hard rockin' groove that's non stop and melodious as well.
The music is really high tone gurly punk, (even though their press release says it's "pop-rock," I say it's punk!) The guys in Lo-Hi play some really tight, cranked up hard edged guitar.
Recorded music can always be relied upon to uplift your frame of mind, (unless you’re listening to some really bad shit.) Even live music can’t be held in this regard because 75% of the time it sucks.
www.artfront.com /MusicSection.htm   (7008 words)

 Digital music and subculture
It is very difficult to distinguish between music that is widely popular because a large audience appreciates it, and music that is popular because audiences have very few choices due to the flooding of radio and TV airwaves by a small number of successful artists.
While musical subcultures are generally best left alone for youth to determine themselves (seeing that this is likely an important part of the pleasure of pop music), administrative authority has limited application, except to introduce new things into the community.
As Scott argues, music becomes influential in production spheres through "a circle of auditors that is gradually widened" (outward, that is, from band to producer to record label to promoter to local audience to radio to distributor to TV channel to mass audience, with numerous intermediaries, negotiating trust and meaning, betwixt) [49].
firstmonday.org /issues/issue9_2/ebare/index.html   (6081 words)

 Hammer Dynamics Super 12 Loudspeaker Kit
Of course, music lovers know that this is patently false, and that the emotional content and drama of live music have little to do with the frequency extremes.
In its most benign implementation, as a two-way, the music is split apart between a woofer/midrange and a tweeter, typically in the octave from 2 to 4 kHz.
As a musical peak hits the tweeter, its distortion spectrum rises sharply, and in addition, it compresses the music’s dynamics.
www.enjoythemusic.com /magazine/equipment/0600/super12.htm   (3329 words)

 Music Basics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These skills allow children to think critically, and to learn music at a young age, considering studies have shown that children learn better when they are taught younger.
Music basics not only relate to music, but relate to other school subjects as well.
Music just like math, and science is important for children to live and to use in their everyday lives.
www.tcnj.edu /~schutz3/music_basics.htm   (147 words)

 Adding expression to music!
Feelings cause people to compose music, and that's what the composer of a piece wrote the music for: because he or she felt a certain way or wanted to convey something.
Words are often written on particular spots of pieces of music to denote the style in which they are to be played.
Dynamics are usually written as letters and symbols right under a line of music.
www.geocities.com /sailorneptune2001/dynamics.html   (733 words)

 Classics for Kids | Teachers: Lesson Plans
Do they agree with the colors that were given for each dynamic if they were to choose the color.
Using their color key once again - have them color to the music of William Tell Overture, changing their colors as the dynamics change in the music.
Get a copy of other musical scores from the library and have the students try to follow along with the music.
www.classicsforkids.com /teachers/lessonplans/rossini/rossini23.asp   (1119 words)

 MySpace.com - The Dynamics - FR - Reggae / Soul / Dub - www.myspace.com/thedynamicsound
The Dynamics music is a witness to the influence of American soul on Jamaican music.
The result is deep, dynamic and characterized by strong vocals and an effective stage presence.
Originally from Cameroon, Mounam is a main figure of the Lyon music scene, with a 10 years evolution through all the Afro-American styles (gospel, soul blues and jazz).
www.myspace.com /thedynamicsound   (1029 words)

 Mythical Records - A dissipation of dynamics
Loud music isn’t only louder; typically it’s either open-hearted, or ferocious, or angry, or strident (I mean intentionally so), depending on the feeling of the music.
The music never came alive.” Now, obviously, if you’re committed to getting something from the performance, and you know the forms that Haydn used, you can focus your attention, and hear what the symphony is doing.
Classical music aside, there seems to be a dismal distintigration of dynamics in music in general.
www.mythicalrecords.com /forum/viewtopic.php?p=162   (1240 words)

 Iannis Xenakis - Music Downloads - Online
For over a decade Xenakis also worked with the renowned French architect Le Corbusier, most notably contributing to the design of the Philips Pavilion for the 1958 Brussels International Fair.
Xenakis explored the inner structural organization of composing, applying theories of statistical probability to discover the interrelationships between organized sound and music; with the advent of computer technology, he translated his findings into programs which created new compositional families.
Works including 1956's Pithoprakta and 1957's Diamorphoses launched Xenakis to the forefront of the avant-garde, and he continued pushing the envelope with subsequent pieces including 1958's Duel (a composition based on the principles of game theory) and 1962's Bohor (his first major electronic project).
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 ♫ Music Notation at Michigan State University
Music Notation at Michigan State University (Writing and composing Music)
If the change in dynamics takes place over a number of measures, it is best to use the words crescendo (cresc.), decrescendo (decresc.), or diminuendo (dim.).
However, when it is too crowded, or when more than one dynamic is required for a single vertical position, placement above or below the staves is used.
www.music.msu.edu /musicnotation/index.php?page=dynamics   (278 words)

 Lesson plan introducing concept of dynamics to middle-school students
Although most of today's electronic dance music and radio hits lack dynamic variety, the use of dynamics is a vital component of expressive performances in many musical genres.
Practically speaking, controlling dynamics on an electronic keyboard works much as it does with an acoustic piano: when the keys are struck quickly, the dynamic level is loud; when the keys are struck slowly, the dynamic level is soft.
Although all GM synth sounds respond to MIDI Velocity messages, sounds such as GM 9 (celesta) and GM 11 (music box) have a relatively narrow dynamic range that may be less apparent to the students.
metmagazine.com /mag/teaching_dynamics   (943 words)

 Barcelona Publishers: The Dynamics of Music Psychotherapy
After an introduction to the dynamics and methodology of music psychotherapy, the book provides in-depth analyses of transference and countertransference as they are manifested in various approaches to using improvisation, songs, and music imagery.
Aside from being a first in music therapy, this book extends the horizons of psychodynamic theory to include musical phenomena.
Niels Hannibal in the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 1999, 8(1), 113-115.
www.barcelonapublishers.com /dynamicsofmusic.htm   (124 words)

 Loop dynamics - Music - The Phoenix
The warm, multi-layered drones of Area C are so lush and richly detailed, you could be forgiven for thinking they must be the work of multiple musicians.
Yes, there are occasional guests and collaborators, but Area C is in essence Providence guitarist Erik Carlson, who conjures luminous music from an intricate system of loops, delays, and effects.
He was joined on stage by Eyes Like Saucers’ Jeffrey Knoch on organ and harmonium, and as the set progressed, the music grew louder and more intense, swirling keyboards mingling with extended, drifting guitar lines.
thephoenix.com /article_ektid43799.aspx   (953 words)

 ♫ Crazy Beat Records -Dynamics
From our shop in the UK we specialise in affordable Dynamics music, we sell Dynamics 45’s and we are one of the cheapest UK Dynamics stores supplying the latest Dynamics CD vinyl music in the UK.
We can offer several Dynamics deals that are available to you from a Dynamics CD album to a Dynamics vinyl album.
With every latest Dynamics product our Dynamics team (uk) and music at Crazy Beat Records Dynamics UK take the time to listen to you and find what is the best Dynamics artist for you.
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