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 ipedia.com: Folk music Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The appeal of folk music is of a special kind, distinct from the appeal of classical or popular music.
Typically, folk music lacks the technical sophistication and complexity that is often found in classical music and (to a lesser extent) in popular music.
Folk music is easy to parody, and it is not hard to see why: at present, it is a popular music genre that relies on a traditional music genre.
www.ipedia.com /folk_music.html   (3954 words)

 BUBL LINK: Ethnic music
A centre devoted to the research and study of African American music and culture.
International journal concerned with the study of the music and acoustics of China, and their relationship to those of other regions of the world.
Catalogue of a publishing venture, whose mission is to publish and distribute the music of Bulgaria and Eastern Europe.
bubl.ac.uk /link/e/ethnicmusic.htm   (268 words)

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Vocal music is mainly rooted in the east of Gilan, that is, in the mountainous area of this part of the country.
This music is known as the chief root and source of contemporary Azarbaijan music.
music is extremely primitive, and one may consider it as a sort of simple and untainted music.
www.persia.it /html/musica.htm   (2578 words)

 Ethnic Fusion Sound Newsletter - something new to know about music...
And that's how the Ethnic side of each one comes to life, including of course, the Music and Arts in general.
The fact is that actually the Ethnic music is getting known more than ever before, just because of technology and global comunications allow us to get in touch with almost any kind of information we want.
, music has been made with primitive percussion instrumentation, like hand clapping, or 2 wooden sticks that could be played with the hands to make the rhythm, and the singing voice (or noise) to do the melody.
www.ethnicfusionsound.com /NewsJune.html   (659 words)

 Music Venders -- today's choice for your music needs!
They have a wide variety of music, ranging from your good old polkas and waltzes, to your favorite music of the 50’s, 60’s and even some of today’s favorite party songs.
The Music Venders incorporate their own lighting system, as well as many electronic and digital quality sounds, to give you the affect of a large orchestra, but for a third of the cost.
The Music Venders aim to please and are willing to do whatever it takes to make your event a success.
www.musicvenders.com   (265 words)

 Ethnic & World Music - Newsletter 138 - Rosa Eskenazi -> Various Artists
Complementing JSP 7726 this is another great compilation of early Cajun music featuring 100 tracks recorded between the birt of Cajun music recording in 1928 and 1939 and includes a lot of titles not currently available on CD as well as titles that have not available since the original 78s were issued.
If you're interested in Greek music and have ever been confused about the difference between the Bouzouki and the Baglamas, or if you are just the slighted bit unclear about the exact differences between the Cretan Lyra and the Pontic Lyra, this set will rescue you like no other.
Delightful and varied collection of music from the previously little known group of nations that were part of the Soviet Union until they achieved independence in 1991.
www.rootsandrhythm.com /roots/NEWSLETTER138/newsletter138_ethnic_1.htm   (1701 words)

 A Passion for Polka
Drawing on newspaper clippings, private collections, ethnic societies, photographs, recordings, and interviews with musicians and promoters, Greene chronicles the emergence of a new mass culture that drew heavily on the vivid color, music, and dance of ethnic communities.
In this story of American ethnic music, with its countless entertainers performing never-forgotten tunes in hundreds of small cities around the country, Greene revises our notion of how many Americans experienced cultural life.
And even though old-time music declined in the 1960s, overtaken by rock and roll, a new Grammy for the polka was initiated in 1986.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/5854.html   (439 words)

 Lesson Exchange: Ethnic Music: Carptho Ruysn (Elementary, Music)
The reason we could not understand the song is because it is in another language and it is an ethnic song.
Ethnic music is the traditional music that is an expression of the life of people in a community.
Now that we know what ethnic music is, what do you think ethnic dancing is? Ethnic dancing is the traditional dances that are an expression of the people in a community.
www.teachers.net /lessons/posts/1897.html   (418 words)

 World Music
But amid the welter of dissension, there is a broad general consensus that the music reached an extraordinary peak of artistry in the first half of the twentieth century, just in time for the recording industry to document some of the world's finest and most expressive singing.
You probably wouldn't recognize Occitan if you heard it sung, although you might place the music "somewhere in France." Provence, the Mediterranean south to be precise, is where colonial expats from French North and West Africa and the Caribbean long have entered France as low-wage immigrant laborers.
The trio presents the traditional music of Sicily in a decidedly new light via unique arrangements and the instrumental skills of singer and percussionist Michela Musolino with Marco Cappelli on guitar and Kato Hideki on bass This concert was recorded live at WPKN Radio in Bridgeport CT on October 19th.
www.rootsworld.com /rw   (1376 words)

 world rhythms world music rhythm web (rhythm )
Over a year in the making, this double CD features frame drum music from all over the globe, with standard tamborine, daf, tar, riq, bendir, bodhran and more.
More recently, she and her Palestinian accompanist have been playing healing music in the neo-natal ward of Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba Israel, for Arab and Jewish babies alike.
Music from the Goblet Drumming Group - The members of this Yahoo group have a wealth of skill and musical experience to their credit.
www.rhythmweb.com   (836 words)

 Willow Entertainment Ethnic Music
He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Contemporary Improvisation from New England Conservatory where he graduated with honors in 1997.
As a teacher he is devoted to the pursuit of guitar as a means to reveal each student's unique potential as a musician and person drawing on a wide array of influences and interests including martial arts, yoga, languages and music of all kinds.
The Oberlaendler Hofbrau Band has a repertoire of over 1700 music titles, so you are assured of hearing a varied and interesting mix of traditional and modern music.
www.willowentertainment.com /ethnicworld   (1012 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Music: Instruments: Ethnic and Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ethnic Musical Instrument Co. - Ancient ethnic instruments from India, Africa and the Middle East.
Heritage Ethnic Music Online - String, wind, drum and percussion instruments originating from all regions of the world.
Music Folk - A music instrument shop specializing in acoustic and folk instruments and accessories.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Music/Instruments/Ethnic_and_Regional   (995 words)

The heart of this music is directed towards the many First Nations people who desire culturally relevant music ¡V music that speaks of a relationships with God and the gift of salvation through His Son Jesus Christ.
Music CD -- Eagle Dancing For the Lord by Pastor Robert Soto and Native New Life Praise Singers is an excellent follow-up to his first CD of Southern Traditional Style Pow-wow praise music.
Ranga Pae began playing together as a group in the spring of ¡¦95 to do instrumental, improvisational music that was a blend of indigenous and western instruments and styles.
www.disciplethenations.org /index64.html   (5826 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Regional and Ethnic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Beyond the World Music Label - Article by scholar Jocelyne Guilbault (UC Berkeley) looking at current issues and problems with the music industry label "world music." Includes extensive bibliography of ethnomusicology articles on the subject.
Music Archive for the Pacific - Articles, audio samples and links relating to the music of the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea, and the Melanesian, Micronesian and Polynesian cultures.
Rhythms of the Globe: Global Rhythms - Music from around the world that transcends cultures and geography.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/R/Regional_and_Ethnic   (349 words)

 Fair Trade Spice Expert and Live Ethnic Music at Taste the World 2004
The ethnic music concert at 8.00pm will feature the sitar and didgeridoo music of Andrew Christie and Wailin Grech from Malta and the Congolese, Nigerian and Maltese musicians, singers and dancers of Kilimanjaro, who will spice up the evening with a concert in which they will invite all those present to dance to their music.
She will be the guest speaker at two fair trade seminars starting at 10.30am and at 4.00pm in the Music Room at St. James Cavalier.
The fair trade market will be open all day between 10.00am and 11.00pm with a display of the latest stock of Fair Trade food stuffs, musical instruments and crafts, from different countries of origin, for consumers who choose to make a difference.
www.di-ve.com /dive/portal/portal.jhtml?id=158143&pid=null   (767 words)

 Ethnic music source- harps, bagpipes, sitars, bodhrans, pianos, dulcimers
The connection between music training and enhanced math ability has been firmly established.
report that young children who make music demonstrate superior memory retention skills, eye-hand coordination and spatial-temporal reasoning skills.
Adolescents who study music tend to show higher SAT scores than those who do not; and seniors who are actively involved in music enjoy significant health and social benefits.
www.mondouno.com   (301 words)

 Aziza Sa'id's Dancer's Music Store - Ethnic Music
I haven't heard this one, but its their first release and should be excellent.
Her music includes both traditional elements and modern instrumentation...
Music from the movie about the journey of the Gypsies from India through the Middle East and Europe.
www.zilltech.com /MusicStoreEthnic.html   (464 words)

 Amazon.com: Passport to Jewish Music (Ethnic and Immigration History Series): Books: Irene Heskes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An exhaustive examination of the history, form, and meaning of Jewish musical traditions, with enough general historical background to place the music in solid context.
As well as historical material, most of which shows how American cantorial music was affected, there is quite a lot that is bibliographic such as sections devoted to Abraham Z. Idelsohn and Gershon Ephros (cantors and researchers), Leonard Bernstein, Berlin, Gershwin, Ernest Bloch and Offenbach to name a few.
That music was created and appreciated during the old "golden" times, where it has been preserved and cherished.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/093367645X?v=glance   (940 words)

 Calls For Papers: CFP: Regional and Ethnic Music and the Litera
CFP: Regional and Ethnic Music and the Literary Imagination (1/31/04; SCMLA, 10/28/04-10/30/04)
This panel will explore the personal, cultural, and literary influences of regional and ethnic music on North American writers.
The session will be proposed for the 2004 SCMLA conference, "Cultural Confluences," to be held in (where better for such a session?) New Orleans, October 28-30, 2004.
cfp.english.upenn.edu /archive/2003-11/0030.html   (217 words)

 Head Over Heels Wedding Band, Music and Entertainment, Wedding, Bands, Orchestras, Entertainment, New Jersey, NJ, New ...
Head Over Heels Wedding Band, Music and Entertainment, Wedding, Bands, Orchestras, Entertainment, New Jersey, NJ, New York, NY, Wedding Band, Live Wedding Music, Bridal, Music, Party Planning, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, Corporate, Showcase, Groom, Bride, Ethnic Music.
If you are planning a Wedding, Anniversary, Corporate Event, Party or any other event, and you need live music, you should definitely consider contacting us.
Once your hire us for your affair, you can rest assured that your music is in good hands.
www.headoverheelsband.com   (231 words)

 Oddmusic - experimental music , odd music , unique music,musical instruments,music downloads,mp3s,music resources
Oddmusic.com is for anyone interested in unique, unusual, ethnic, or experimental music and instruments.
From gourd music to electronic odysseys, harp guitars to industrial insect metal, from the beautiful to the bizarre.
You are the music while the music lasts.
www.oddmusic.com   (96 words)

 Mappamundi World/Ethnic/Traditional Music
Mappamundi is the 15th-century Italian word for "Map of the World;" this gleeful North Carolina band performs acoustic music (a.k.a.
world music; ethnic music; more-or-less traditional music; folk music; non-mainstream music; roots music) from all kinds of places including Eastern and Western Europe, the British Isles, Colonial America, and recently, Latin America.
They do music from Jewish traditions; medieval and Renaissance music; holiday programs; popular music from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s; and more.
www.mappamundi.com   (592 words)

 UW Libraries - Music Library - Ethnomusicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at the University of Auckland
Musical TraditionsThe Magazine for Traditional Music throughout the world.
Traditional Music of the Ethnic Minorities on the Philippine Islands
www.lib.washington.edu /music/world.html   (959 words)

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 Hans Brandeis Homepage
During six research field trips to the Philippines, from 1976 on, I have been studying the music of the mountain people living on the southern island of Mindanao.
There are also abstracts of four articles published in the “Reports of the German National Committee of the International Council for Traditional Music“ on the music of the Bukidnon and Tigwa Manobo, and on the music of the Philippine boat lutes, including 6 photographs and
The music of Flute and Voice is hard to describe: it's neither rock nor jazz nor folk nor Indian nor classical music but a weird mixture of influences from all these genres - real fusion music.
aedv.cs.tu-berlin.de /~brandeis   (560 words)

 Ethnic Music
Panorama may be booked from a trio to the full ten piece.
They're well costumed, have great music and always ready to please.
Carlos Guedes JAZZ HARP, New Age…World Music, influences from North American and European rock to Afro-Caribbean and Jazz.
www.carolmarksmusic.com /ethnic.htm   (176 words)

 Allen's MIDI Page
When I first started working on MIDI music, it was back in the old Windows 98 age.
Bill has been extremely helpful to me with music, graphics and some other important items which will be added soon to my site.
Nancy's Place for Polkas Has some wonderful polka music on CD and Cassette as well as links to other bands and sites.
www.azagel.com /index1.html   (493 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Ethnic Drivers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Get the inside scoop on the Canadian music industry with Karen Bliss.
Check out Clive, JAM Music's extensive Canadian concert listings.
Check out our TV listings for the complete schedule in your area.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Pop_Encyclopedia/E/Ethnic_Drivers.html   (120 words)

 Buy Music Books : Ethnic Music + International Music
Music and British Culture, 1785-1914 : Essays in Honor of Cyril Ehrlich, by Cyril Ehrlich, Leanne Langley, Christina Bashford (Hardcover, 01 January, 2001)
Music Cultures of the Pacific, the Near East, and Asia (3rd Edition), by William P. Malm (Paperback, 31 October, 1995)
Musical Constructions of Nationalism : Essays on the History and Ideology of European Musical Culture 1800-1945, by Harry White, Michael Murphy (Hardcover, 15 April, 2001)
www.crimsonbird.com /music/books-ethnic-international.htm   (12215 words)

 Putumayo World Music - Official Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ancient traditions meet modern technology in this captivating overview of contemporary Celtic music.
Putumayo World Music is donating all proceeds from its critically acclaimed albums New Orleans and Mississippi Blues through the end of the year to relief efforts in the area.
A joyous musical cruise to the Caribbean featuring the irresistible rhythms of soca, reggae, merengue and more!
www.putumayo.com   (283 words)

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