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  BBC - Manchester - Entertainment - All Saints, No Sinners
London has Time Out, Manchester had 21 years of City Life and unfortunately no longer has that, but no other city as far as I'm aware has so much going on along one street, that it dedicates an entire magazine to it.
What we didn't want to do was make a listings magazine for example, or just look at the music of Manchester which we could have done.
I think with the Manchester International Festival in 2007, Manchester has indicated very clearly that it wants to invest in culture and make this a culturally vibrant city.
www.bbc.co.uk /manchester/content/articles/2006/01/13/130106_saints_sinners_interview_feature.shtml   (716 words)

  About Manchester Music Library - a high-end production music library.
Manchester Music consists of 3 series: The Manchester Library (30 CDs) Manchester Special Edition (7 cds) and Essential Music (2 CDs).
When potential customers ask why our library costs more than some other libraries, we explain that the music is performed live by the top NY musicians; I am sure it makes sense that the music might cost more to produce and therefore sound better, thus giving it a higher value which justifies the higher price.
We had a good time working together to bring his great chops to bear on my music, which tends to be somewhere in the chasm between Classical and Pop.
www.manchestermusic.com /about.cfm   (624 words)

  Manchester City Council - Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchester City Council - Youth Centres - Royal Oak Youth Centre
Manchester City Council - Junior Youth Centres - Royal Oak Youth...
Manchester City Council - The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House...
www.manchester.gov.uk /news/2006/nov/royal.htm   (273 words)

  Manchester Pop and Rock Music and Singers in Greater Manchester
Manchester and the surrounding districts and townships have produced many popular and world famous bands, musicians and singers of popular music throughout the 20th and well into the 21st Century.
Though their music was somewhat naive by contemporary standards, their comedic musical talents and catchy lyrics inspired a whole generation.
Most of this "post-punk" music was considered subversive and brutal, and (initially at least) tended to be rejected by the major recording companies and broadcasting authorities.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /celebs/musicmenu.html   (350 words)

  Music of Manchester - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The city's eclectic mix of music has created the sense among its inhabitants that Manchester is the most important city in world music.
The group that would ultimately become the definitive Manchester group of the '80s was The Smiths, lead by Morrissey and Johnny Marr.
Manchester's main popular music venue is the Manchester Evening News Arena, which seats over twenty thousand, and is the largest arena of its type in Europe.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Music_of_Manchester   (524 words)

 Music of Manchester - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The group that would ultimately become the definitive Manchester group of the '80s was The Smiths, lead by Morrissey and Marr.
An area known as the Northern Quarter, considered the cultural and musical heart of the city, houses some of the more famous of these venues such as the Band on the Wall, Roadhouse, Night and Day Cafe, The Bierkeller and Dry Bar.
Manchester music is currently immortalised by many new bands, all of whom can be found on: www.manchesterismusic.co.uk
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Music_of_Manchester   (651 words)

 Music plays on at new Hacienda
THE Hacienda made Manchester cool so it should come as no surprise that the block of apartments that has taken the place of the famous nightclub is just as innovative.
She says the music system with controls built into the wall, which comes with all the `platinum' apartments, was a real selling point.
The Manchester music scene in the late eighties and early nineties was amazing.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /homes/latest/s/63/63492_music_plays_on_at_new_hacienda_.html   (543 words)

 Manchester College Music Department
The study of music and of the fine arts is an integral part of a liberal arts education.
At Manchester, all students are exposed to the fine arts.
Manchester offers programs of study in music education, applied music, music theory composition and general music.
www.manchester.edu /Academics/departments/music/index.htm   (97 words)

 "Whose Music Conference, Manchester, England"
The "Whose Music" Conference, a conference on music, gender and education, took place in May of this year and was supported by the Manchester City Music Service, Manchester Metropolitan University and MGEN, the Music, Gender and Education Network.
Representatives from the two major symphony orchestras which we have in Manchester, the Halle Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic, were unable to attend the conference, but expressed the opinion that such statistics were not available, although academic investigation would seem to contradict this.
In addition to undergraduate and graduate degrees in music and music education, she has a master's degree in applied psychology on the subject of contemporary British women composers.
www.iawm.org /articles_html/Evans_Whose_Music.html   (999 words)

 Music Scene - Manchester, United   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Granted, much of that article wasn't about Manchester (the band) at all, tending more toward wistful reflection of Manchester (the city), liturgical recitation of its famous bands, wanton name dropping and, of course, furious intellectual masturbation.
Maass wrote: "Their music is a campy American approximation of the British approximation of American ragtime," but that's not quite right.
"Manchester is contagious; once it hits your ears, you cannot flush it out of your system," he says, sounding every bit like the street corner salesman he'll assuredly immortalize one day in song.
www.inlander.com /soundadvice/326416402432450.php   (838 words)

 Manchester Classical Music, Choral Music, Musical Performances, Local Orchestras and Opera in Manchester
The whole concept of the concert hall is one of tradition and renaissance : it is designed to nurture the musical excellence which already resides within the city, and to bring it a fresh vitality which a fine building such as this might inspire.
It presents regular classical music concerts to the public, with a full programme, ranging from solo performances and chamber ensembles to full orchestral and choral works, staged most nights of the week.
Manchester Chamber Concerts Society promotes a series of seven chamber music concerts each year at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /arts/concerts/classical1.html   (1683 words)

 Manchester College Music Opportunities
Whether you want to major, minor or just participate in music, you and your instrument will find a place in one of the many instrumental music opportunities at Manchester.
The music department supports an all-campus band for major and non-majors of music.
The music department provides instruction on all standard band and orchestral instruments, as well as piano, organ and voice.
www.manchester.edu /Academics/Departments/music/instrumental.htm   (390 words)

 Boosey and Hawkes: The home of contemporary music
Manchester plays host to Lullabies and Shouts, a festival of music by Mark-Anthony Turnage, combining the forces of the BBC Philharmonic, Psappha, 10:10 and students of the Royal Northern College of Music.
This four day festival of his music features concerts given by the BBC Philharmonic, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's Ensemble 10/10, Manchester-based ensemble Psappha and senior RNCM students.
Turnage's music ranges from the punchy, hard-edged and urban to the tranquil and hypnotic.
www.boosey.com /pages/cr/news/further_info.asp?NewsID=11340&LangID=   (488 words)

 EYEWITNESS @ InTheCity 2000
In 2000, he shot to stardom singing a style of music which used to be the preserve of the classical music buff - Opera.
He is pausing during an interview at his In The City music industry convention, held in September 2000 at the Crowne Plaza Midland Hotel.
He founded the Hacienda, still Manchester's most famous night club, and after it closed in 1997 he argued it should be knocked down, rather than kept as a museum.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /ewm/00features/446b.html   (1244 words)

 Civil War Band Music: About the Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On September 27, 1974, the Music Division of the Library of Congress re-created a typical concert of brass band and vocal music from mid-nineteenth-century America.
Band Music from the Civil War Era is an unusual Music Division online collection in that it is not based on a permanent collection within the division but has instead been created solely for presentation online.
The Music Division is pleased to present such a wealth of material delving into a period of American musical history that is as complex as it is fascinating.
www.bonus.com /contour/Northern_Great_Plains/http@@/lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cwmhtml/cwmabout.html   (583 words)

 The Chemical Brothers - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Tom and Ed, mixed by Manchester, studying history where things happen because all sorts of things meet in the middle of where they happen to be, looked up at the DJ's like Mike Pickering and Paul Oakenfold.
They took their Manchester, and their music, with them down to London, clubbed and mixed and recorded some more, still Dust, still Brothers, still discovering ways to pack destabilizing, anarchic noise over the top of locked, locking beats, still exploring areas where the strange could be deeply satisfying.
They were in one way just playing records they liked, but the way they displayed their love for music and their understanding of the way sound could fit together in novel, liberating ways was the equivalent of a band putting together their influences in the way they wrote and played music.
music.download.com /thechemicalbrothers/3600-8992_32-100065232.html   (840 words)

 Manchester District Music Archive - Manchester City Guide venues & listings
Manchester District Music Archive will open a museum and exhibition space dedicated to the history of music in Greater Manchester.
Manchester District Music Archive will preserve and make available for the public every piece of music made in the Manchester area from the 1800s to the present day.
Manchester District Music Archive will forge strong links with other related galleries, museums, businesses and agencies to bring about a more cohesive cultural network for the area.
www.24hourmuseum.org.uk /manchester/museum/AM24095.html?ixsid=g_l5ZuUWyvD   (519 words)

 List of Applicants for Manchester | Ofcom
A full local service aimed at listeners over 45 in the Manchester area featuring a wide variety of classic and contemporary music together with an emphasis on locally produced, high-quality news, comprehensive traffic and travel and a rich range of substantial information and speech features designed to be distinctive and relevant to the target audience.
Unity Radio is a 24 hour new music station that caters for the young people of Manchester by providing a programming schedule reflecting news, debate and a broad range of modern underground music set against a philosophy of youth inclusion and development.
Manchester 97.7 FM is the local radio service for the city of Manchester providing a 24 hour, 7 day a week service comprising music, entertainment and comedy, with news and information, relevant to the city.
www.ofcom.org.uk /radio/ifi/rbl/car/ifmapps/mancapps/manc/?view=Welsh   (896 words)

 Flu forces Kylie to cut Manchester show - Music
Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue was forced to cut her Manchester show because she was suffering from the flu.
At the Manchester concert, Kylie was only able to by half of the two-hour show, ending the concert with a duet with sister Dannii before apologising to fans.
Kylie's publicist, John Bills, said the illness was not connected to her recovery from breast cancer.
music.monstersandcritics.com /news/article_1243583.php/Flu_forces_Kylie_to_cut_Manchester_show   (260 words)

 bigchill.net -music night records electro manchester play inspired
The event that first sparked my curiosity about music was in the early 1980's when, as a young 2 Tone fan, I discovered a stack of my father's original Blue Beat 7"s, including several Prince Buster songs that had been covered by my then favourite band, Madness.
As an enthusiastic young music fiend in Stockport, these stations were a lifeline to quality new releases, and exposed me to a lot of older music that I had missed.
Each piece of music has a mood and an energy level, and orchestrated carefully, you can create an atmosphere where every record that comes in is precisely right for that moment.
www.bigchill.net /story/1541/MrScruff.html   (1091 words)

 Event Search: Manchester Music & Nightlife
Clubbing purists Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford, otherwise known as the DJ outfit Unabombers, bring their passion for soul-enriching dance music to Manchester's Music Box once a month.
Manchester's new International Festival is unique in consisting solely of specially-commissioned work.
Manchester plays host to the International Swap Festival, featuring some of the all-time great songwriters performing alongside unsigned artists and emerging talent from across the UK and Europe.
events.skyteam.com /sisp/?fx=event.search&loc_id=133515&cat_id=2231   (563 words)

 Manchester Community Music School - Manchester Chamber Players   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchester Community Music School is committed to providing opportunites for audiences to enjoy live music in the greater Manchester area.
The Manchester Chamber Players enrich the cultural fabric of the greater Manchester region with performances by some of New Englands finest freelance musicians.
Comprised of MCMS faculty and their colleagues, the Manchester Chamber Players perform fine classical and jazz music in evening concerts in MCMS's Gruber Recital Hall, and in noontime concerts at various venues in the region.
www.mcmusicschool.org /players.htm   (151 words)

 Corporate, Broadcast production music: The Manchester Music Library
Clients love the impact and emotion of Manchester Music and how it brings a filmscore like quality to their projects.
Award-winning composer/producer John Manchester and a diverse team of other top American and European writers craft each CD release according to the highest standards of composition, recording, and mastering.
A special feature of the The Manchester library is its inclusion of many alternate arrangements and underscore versions.
www.productiongarden.com /manchester.html   (554 words)

 Live Music Venues in Manchester, NH - Associated Content
Manchester, NH lies in the Southern part of northern New England.
The Verizon Wireless Arena (555 Elm Street 603-644-5000) is the Manchester, NH venue where nationally touring major acts come.
They also claim to have “Manchester’s only jungle.” I’m not sure what that means, and I’m not sure I want to.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/17723/live_music_venues_in_manchester_nh.html   (458 words)

 The Wire - manchester music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchester’s Moe’s Haven heeded the call to musical arms for last February’s RPM Challenge, and basically they’ve never looked back.
The latest offering to be printed is a tribute to their hometown, “September: In Manchvegas.” It’s an amusing lounge pop CD that celebrates various locations and folks of note in Manchester with organ, bass and piano plunking and tinkling away in the background..
For the many who are familiar with Reid and Andersen’s prodigious catalog of fine acoustic music, this fine CD won’t come as a surprise.
www.wirenh.com /Music/Spin_Down/manchester_music_200611081659.html   (398 words)

 Manchester, Connecticut Live Music Venues - Associated Content
In the Hartford, Connecticut suburb of Manchester, there are many venues that host live music performances.These places range from bars, restaurants and nightclubs, to meeting halls, churches, schools and museums.
Although rock music is by far the most popular form of live music in Manchester, Ct, other forms, such as jazz, blues and folk are represented as well.
Home to the Little Theatre of Manchester and a National Historic Landmark Building, Cheney Hall is a multi- purpose Victorian building that frequently presents live music performances.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/70133/manchester_connecticut_live_music_venues.html   (424 words)

 Welcome to the Manchester Community Music School, where our goal is always to Share the Music!
We invite you to join over 1,100 students and their families who participate in private lessons, group classes, ensembles, jazz, music therapy, music camps and orchestras facilitated by 50 of New England’s finest music educators and professional musicians.
There are opportunities for everyone to reach their own personal musical goals.
But if we've missed something, the administrative staff and faculty members of the Manchester Community Music School are always available to speak with you, either by phone, e-mail, or in person.
mcmusicschool.org   (312 words)

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