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  music - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
The definition of music as sound with particular characteristics is taken as a given by psychoacoustics, and is a common one in musicology and performance.
Music is often preserved in memory and performance only, handed down orally, or aurally ("by ear"), this music often may be considered "traditional" or not considered composed by individuals.
Music history itself is the (distinct) subfield of musicology and history, which studies the history of music theory.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/music   (2396 words)

  
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The actual definition of music is hotly contested, and sounds accepted as music vary according to historical era and culture, but it is usually held that the sounds must at least be consciously organized, either by an individual or a group.
Music can be performed by a single musician, or several may band together to form a musical ensemble such as a rock band or orchestra.
Deaf people can experience music by feeling the vibrations in their body; the most famous example of a deaf musician is the composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who composed many famous works even after he had completely lost his hearing.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/music_1.html   (454 words)

  
 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The actual definition of music is hotly contested, and sounds accepted as music vary according to historical era, culture and individual taste, but it is usually held that the sounds must at least be consciously organized, or consciously recognizable as being the result of something other than accident.
Music can be written in advance of a performance by a composer or songwriter, it may also be "traditional" and handed down "by ear" from individual to individual.
They may be performing music which is close to the source, also called "interpretation", or alternatively the music may be, to a large degree and made up by the performers as they go along (improvisation), though most improvisation is usually within more or less strict boundaries.
www.icyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/music_1.html   (908 words)

  
 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Music as a category of perception: Less commonly held is the cognitive of music which argues that music is merely the sound or the perception of but a means by which perception action memory are organized.
There is the study of sound vibration or acoustics the cognitive study of music the of music theory and performance practice or music theory and ethnomusicology and the study of the reception history of music generally called musicology.
The study of music of non-western and the cultural study of music is ethnomusicology.
www.freeglossary.com /Music   (2079 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Lists of articles by category
List of astronomical topics, expanded list of topics from N-Z
List of mathematical topics (A-C), (D-F), (G-I), (J-L), (M-O), (P-R), (S-U), (V-Z)
List of anomalous phenomenon (paranormal) and parapsychology topics
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Lists_of_articles_by_category   (382 words)

  
 Music
The actual definition of music is hotly contested, but is often given as a series of organized sounds and silences, temporal in nature, and usually having some degree of rhythm, melody, and harmony.
There are several ways to experience music; the most traditional way is to hear it live, in the presence of the musicians.
Even deaf people can experience music, by feeling the vibrations in their body; the most famous example of a deaf musician is the composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who composed many famous works even after he had completely lost his hearing.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mu/Music.html   (234 words)

  
 List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of cities that have been the birthplace of a genre of music
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1047 words)

  
 Musical notation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although capable of expressing considerable musical complexity, they could not exactly express pitch or time and served mainly as a reminder to one who already knew the tune, rather than a means by which one who had never heard the tune could sing it exactly at sight.
It is not used to notate music for performance, but is a common analytical and compositional tool when working with twelve tone, serial, or otherwise atonal music.
Some times the pitches of music written in just intonation are notated with the frequency ratios, while Ben Johnston has devised a system for representing just intonation with traditional western notation and the addition of accidentals which indicate the cents a pitch is to be lowered or raised.
www.fr-jeux.com /articles/m/u/Musical_notation.html   (1994 words)

  
 Music - Gurupedia
definition of music is hotly contested; one definition of music may include only those sounds which are considered "pleasant" by the definer, while another may include any sound produced intentionally by an individual or a group.
Speculative music theory is devoted to the analysis and synthesis of music materials, for example tuning systems, generally as preparation for composition.
The term world music is applied to a wide range of music made outside of Europe and European influence, although its initial application, in the context of the World Music Program at Wesleyan University, was as a term including all possible musics, and not excluding European traditions.
www.gurupedia.com /m/mu/music.htm   (1674 words)

  
 List of musical topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is so that those interested in the subject can monitor changes to the pages by clicking on Related Changes in the sidebar and on the bottom of the page.
This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please update the page accordingly.
Do note, however, that there is already a list of musical instruments, a list of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, a list of musical ensembles, and similar lists exist at composer, musician, record producers, arranger, list of genres of music, list of record labels, and list of songs by name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_musical_topics   (455 words)

  
 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Music is often preserved in memory and performance only, handed down orally, or aurally ("by ear").
Musical composition is a term that describes the makeup of a piece of music.
Music is experienced by individuals in a huge variety of social settings ranging from being alone to attending a large concert.
www.cheapsafari.com /search.php?title=Music   (2860 words)

  
 List of basic dance topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Below is a list of basic topics in dance—topics which will help the beginner become familiar with the artistic field of dance.
(For a comprehensive list, see list of dance topics.
Specific dances can be found in the non-categorized alphabetical list of dances.)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dance_basic_topics   (188 words)

  
 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of accidents and incidents on commerical airliners grouped by airline
List of accidents and incidents on commerical airliners grouped by year
List of songs in which the title pretty much sums up the entire point of the whole song
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1071 words)

  
 Map50 musical instrument insurance, more information about musical instrument insurance
Music instrument insurance, also called musical instrument insurance, is an insurance policy that covers anything that has anything to do with musical instruments.
If an instrument is lost or stolen, a music instrument insurance policy would reimburse the owner for all or part of the replacement cost, depending on the coverage that was purchased by the policyholder.
List of songs with the name of a musical act in their title From Sterwiki This is a list of songs or instrumentals, which fit either of the following criteria: The title intentionally contains the name of an existing or previous musical group or solo performer.
www.map50.com /musical_instrument_insurance.html   (184 words)

  
 Musical notation
There is some evidence that a kind of musical notation was practiced by the Egyptians from the 3rd millennium BC and by others in the Orient in ancient times.
In Europe, on the other hand, the foundations were laid for a purely symbolic notation of music, which does not seem to have been brought to existence anywhere else.
To address the issue of exact pitch, a staff was introduced consisting originally of a single horizontal line, but this was progressively extended until a system of four parallel, horizontal lines was standardised on.
www.mp3.fm /Musical_notation.htm   (2123 words)

  
 CTI Music: List of Musical Mailing Lists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This list was maintained by CTI Music at Lancaster University in the UK.
The funding for CTI Music ceased at the end of 1999 and though some of its work was taken on by PALATINE this list has not been updated since the start of 2000.
Please not that lists discussing particular instruments are in a section of their own.
www.lancs.ac.uk /users/music/research/musicallists.html   (285 words)

  
 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of people associated with World War II
List of people associated with the American Civil War
List of people associated with the California gold rush
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /index_195.html   (155 words)

  
 Mystery Lists by Topic
A Bit of Whimsey: Mysteries and Academia - This is an extensive list of mysteries in an academic setting compiles by Eden Kuhlenschmidt and the members of Dorothy-L. Campus Crimes - List of academic mysteries compiled by the Supper Sleuths of the Beebe Library.
This list is by the Supper Sleuths of the Beebe Public Library.
This list is compiled by the Molly Williams of the Waterboro Library.
www.sldirectory.com /libsf/booksf/mystery/topic.html   (1709 words)

  
 Learn more about List of musical topics in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Learn more about List of musical topics in the online encyclopedia.
Do note, however, that there is already a list of musical instruments, a List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, and similar lists exist at composer, musician, and list of genres of music.
Improvisation -- Inharmonic -- Instrumentation -- Interval (music) -- Intonation -- Inversion (music) -- Irrational rhythm --
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_musical_topics.html   (582 words)

  
 The alt.music Group List
This is intended to be a list of all known groups in the alt.music hierarchy, along with a short description of what the group is for.
Known groups are listed with their newsgroups description line and a few lines describing the intended subject of the group.
Please consult the list of musical mailing lists and carefully consider the suggestions for creating a musical newsgroup before coming to alt.config to ask for a new alt.music group.
www.cs.ubc.ca /spider/edmonds/music/alt-music.html   (5857 words)

  
 MP3.FM - MP3 Downloads, Song Lyrics, Guitar Tabs, Musical Instruments, FREE CDs, Ringtones, Videos
Interactive music – Interval (music) – Interval class –
List of major chord shapes for guitar – List of popular music terms – Legato
Octave –; Octave illusion – Opera –; Operetta –; Oratorio –; Orchestra –; Orchestration –; Organ –; Organology –; Ornament (music) – Ostinato –; Overtone
www.mp3.fm   (139 words)

  
 Tools and Hardware: Music Box Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This beautiful wooden Disney music box is richly detailed, features movements Music Box Movement and music, Music Box Movement and is a treat for any Disney princesses collectible collection.
Raised-relief flowers Music Box Movement and scrollwork surround the heartfelt scriptural message "Love is Kind" which appears on the front of the box in gleaming golden script.
Christmas Wooden Music Box with Animated Scene An animated Christmas scene, done in a miniature scale, comes to life and plays a gleeful holiday carol when you wind the 18-note mechanical music movement and lift the curved lid on this wooden box.
www.showatoolusa.com /450.html   (723 words)

  
 Worldwide Internet Music Resources: Instruments
Theremin: an electronic musical instrument based on the the theory of beat frequencies
Musical Instrument Exchange: Site for stringed musicians and artists interested in exchanging information about: 1) The purchase or sale of fine stringed instruments and bows 2) Quality dealers 3) Cultural events in the world of music 4) Employment and Educational opportunities.
This music resource list is offered as a service of the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University.
library.music.indiana.edu /music_resources/instr.html   (376 words)

  
 Musicals By Disney
As a music student, musicians or someone who has a passion for music, focusing on your next step will probably be your current intention as you continue to grow in your life.
Investing the time demanded to uncover the best Musical Snowglobes facts is a sacrifice that will pay off in a large-scale way.
Our vivacity for the topic of Musical Snowglobes has grown over time.
www.azzanetseek.info /Musical/Musical-Lyrics/Musicals-By-Disney.php   (750 words)

  
 Dolmetsch Online - e-Monographs
Important: To see and hear our 'live' music examples you will need to install the free Scorch plug-in for PC and MAC systems.
The Importance of Music Theory by Kim Michele Lacoste
Writers are invited to submit articles on relevant topics for inclusion in this new series.
www.dolmetsch.com /monographs.htm   (447 words)

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