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  Time Out New York [New Sound, New York]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Representatives from about 50 groups that present new music in one format or another arrived from all over the country to hear the music, to talk, and to form an organization for their mutual benefit.
After all, a place devoted to new music and video, and having no intentions whatever of selling food, does not name itself "The Kitchen" if it is looking forward to the day when it will be well established and when the name will be a constant source of public confusion.
Note: The New Music America festivals have continued to grow, to pull together the largest new music audiences ever in the United States, and to attract financial support from foundations that normally only contributed to the symphony orchestras.
www.timeoutny.com /nsny/NMNY1979.html   (2727 words)

  
 classical music - andante - new york musicians lament cuts in classical radio
Members of New York's classical music community have reacted with dismay to the 8 March announcement of the move, which leaves the city with only one radio station, WQXR, dedicated to classical music.
Whether or not New York is ahead of the trend or behind it, most agree that there should be more classical programming in a city as culturally vital as New York.
At an open meeting in New York last week, WNYC president Laura Walker tried to reassure a rowdy group of WNYC listeners that classical music was not being abandoned.
www.andante.com /magazine/article.cfm?id=16342   (1048 words)

  
 SUNY Potsdam: 'Teach Music in New York City'
The artists/teachers are violinist Aaron Lockwood of New York City, composer/pianist Kenya Tillery of North Carolina and bassoonist Christopher Wickham of New York City.
The "Teach Music in New York City" research project is a partnership to recruit, prepare and place highly qualified music educators in NYC public schools, where principals, parents and children desire a successful music education curriculum.
The "Teach Music in New York City" program aims to provide a world of benefits to both the teachers and their students, and I am so pleased to be associated with it," said Clinton.
www.potsdam.edu /news/2004/vh1_musicians.html   (787 words)

  
 MTA - Arts for Transit - Music Under New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MUSIC UNDER NEW YORK (MUNY) is one of MTA Arts for Transit’s visual and performing arts programs administered to encourage the use of public transit.
MANZE DAYILA, "Empress of Haitian Root's Music" accompanied sings song of her homeland by percussionist Zilibo on daomen.
MECCA BODEGA, Paul & Marc Mueller, Dr. Djobi, Alex Brofsky perform music with hammered ducimer, found objects, djembe, French horn, keyboard and William Ruiz on Taino drum.
www.mta.nyc.ny.us /mta/aft/muny.htm   (389 words)

  
 New York University Music Technology Department
New York University offers Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in the continuously expanding field of Music Technology.
Located in New York City, the capital of the music industry, our Washington Square campus borders the city's Greenwich Village and SoHo districts, which have long been considered the center of New York's artistic community.
Music Technology maintains a close alliance with the NYU Performance and Composition programs, encouraging collaborations that explore new relationships between experimental and traditional approaches to music.
education.nyu.edu /music/mtech   (153 words)

  
 Music in New York
In New York music is everywhere: in the Chinese Supermarket at Canal Street, on the street where young men transport very heavy soundmachines, old men sing...
It was their first concert together, but they know each other for quite a while: Vladimir Tarasov (drs) and HEG (trb, didjeridoo) cooperate for many years now, we toured with Ned Rothenberg (sax, shakuhachi) in Russia and he met Mark Dresser (bass) in Ekaterinburg, Russia, in february 1996.
The music, which was specially written for this concert, turned out to be strong and intense.
www.avantart.com /dez96/music.htm   (676 words)

  
 Nyack - Music Faculty (New York City)
Delighted to be "home" in New York City after her travels, Sue especially values the opportunity to make a small return to her students of some of the benefits she received from her Christian parents, college, and private teachers.
While working on a Master of Music degree at the Juilliard School, Heather performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto at the Sibelius Society Concerts in New York, was a winner of the Peninsula Public Library Competition, and was twice a recitalist with the American Landmarks Festival.
Currently, Heather lives in New York with her jazz artist husband, David Bixler and their four children, teaching theory and violin at Nyack college, and as a violin teacher and chamber music performer.
www.nyackcollege.edu /2005.php?page=MusicNYCFaculty   (3583 words)

  
 Live Jazz, World and Latin American music in New York
Mambo NYC is proud to represent a new generation of salsa players, dedicated to exploring the continued evolution of salsa music in New York City.
Ricardo's artistic birth was a need for self-expression in the new world he came to inhabit, and of which he new nothing, least of all the language.
To describe the music of Los Changos Septet, you would have to learn different languages: The language of Tango and folkloric music of their native homeland and the language of jazz, that is evident in the new generations of composers.
www.tallerlatino.org /WhosPlaying.html   (2658 words)

  
 WNYC - Music - New York Philharmonic to Carnegie Hall
NEW YORK (2003-06-02) Forty years after it left for Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic plans on moving back to Carnegie Hall.
Soundcheck presents the insider's perspective from Robert Harth, Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall and from Zarin Mehta, Executive Director of the New York Philharmonic.
Sara Fishko says this latest change shaking the classical musical world may not be so much an abrogation of tradition but a return to it--and maybe to common sense as well.
www.wnyc.org /music/articles/16555   (627 words)

  
 New York City MTA Music Under New York Subway Music - Pots-N-Pans
Prior to establishing Music Under New York, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (that's the MTA New York subway system) was host to a motley group of opportunistic musicians, great, good, and awful.
This lack of CDs might become a problem for him in the future, as, according to a September 5, 2004 article in the The Press of Atlantic City, he plays in New York because he hopes to be discovered.
If you miss him in New York, however, it might be possible to find him during the summer in Atlantic City, NJ, at a city-appointed spot.
www.littleviews.com /home/newyork/subway_music.cfm   (802 words)

  
 Greenwich House - Music School
The Music School benefited from the enthusiasm of the immigrants who brought with them a love of music rooted in the Western classical tradition.
In 1949, Mary Simkhovitch, reflected on the importance of the Music School in implementing the philosophy of the settlement house.
It is the policy of Greenwich House Music School not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or physical handicap in its admission of students, educational programs, student activities and employment.
www.greenwichhouse.org /music.htm   (877 words)

  
 Classical Music Venues, New York City
In addition, Avery Fisher is the home of the New York Philharmonic, which performs there from September through June.
The original home of the New York Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall was saved from demolition during the 1960s.
For more information on these groups performing at Lincoln Center, visit their websites: New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Opera and New York City Ballet.
www.ny.com /music/classical   (458 words)

  
 Medieval Music in New York
A good deal of church music is preserved, however, because priests and nuns (to a lesser extent) were among the best-educated people, and their institutions and libraries lasted longer.
In our search for medieval music in New York City, we were able to find three main Roman Catholic churches often use Gregorian chant and medieval music.
This Page is part of the Medieval New York Web Project, a project of students in the Introduction to Medieval History courses taught by Paul Halsall in the History Department of Fordham University in 1996-1997.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/medny/gregorian1.html   (916 words)

  
 5-22-00 -- Radio City Music Hall - New York, New York
New Year's, and these two shows are really the culmination of so many years for these guys and I really feel so happy for them and all of us to get to experience ANY of it.
We had the old and the new, the staples and the rarities, the hard and the soft, type I and II jams.
The second set was absoultely some of the most beautiful music they have played in a long time, but where are the circus dancers that used to come on stage and the crazy stage sets that they have made in the past.
www.phish.net /reviews/shows/5-22-00.html   (10785 words)

  
 Amazon.com: New York City: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Smitten by her voice on those two albums, I began investigating whether Jones had a prior musical life, and I was delighted to discover that indeed, she had.
"New York City" is a wonderful album that reveals yet another side of Jones; this album is definitely more bluesy and rock infused as compared to the other two albums.
Musically the album is one point, sad to say that Norah's voice does nothing for the band, as a whole.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00009QI3R?v=glance   (1407 words)

  
 New York Music
Labels have "stations" for their performers, performers have "stations" for their music, but the problem is you have to search for a performer, select the songs, do, do, do.
New York Music Internet Radio is now streaming from a Shoucast server making it easier than ever to check it out.
Being the “New York Blues Queen” — a title Roxy Perry either adopted or accepted on her 1998 album of the same name — might not be the hardest distinction to claim.
www.newyorkmusic.com   (1073 words)

  
 Matmos News: Review: Björk at Radio City Music Hall, New York >> liveDaily
NEW YORK--Björk (music)'s Friday night (10/5) performance at New York City's famed Radio City Music Hall was an amalgam of extremes that, despite the distinct potential for disaster, were masterfully combined to produce a mesmerizing musical experience.
The production was divided into two parts, the first half of which was comprised almost entirely of songs from her recent album "Vespertine" (Elektra) and from last year's "SelmaSongs," an EP of music from the film "Dancer in the Dark," in which Björk starred.
With that, she ended the night with a new song titled "In Our Hands," a mid-tempo number featuring a thumping bass line that kept the crowd on its feet until she left the stage a final time.
www.livedaily.com /news/3765.html   (794 words)

  
 French Culture: Music in New York. May 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
French Romantic Choral Music for vocal solists, violin, harp, organ, and choir by Letocart, Massenet, Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Franck, Guilmant, de Breville, and d'Indy.
Sacred Music in a Sacred Space presents Metropolitan Opera star Susanne Mentzer in the title role of Jules Massenet's Marie-Magdeleine, a rarely performed drama sacré in three acts with text by Louis Gallet.
Music Director Kent Tritle leads the acclaimed Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola in this first New York performance in 25 years.
www.frenchculture.org /events/newyork/0205/music.html   (176 words)

  
 JECO Music creates New York post complex
Space, at least in New York City, is the ultimate rather than the last frontier.
JECO Music, a bicoastal company specializing in TV programming, feature film and commercial music production, recently partnered with sister company Stolen Car Productions to develop an unusual new audio-video production/post-production complex for New York City's production and advertising community.
The initial concern was that a new riser would have to be installed to provide adequate power to the new complex, a potential $15,000 to $25,000 investment.
bg.broadcastengineering.com /ar/broadcasting_jeco_music_creates   (1257 words)

  
 NewYorkFirst.com: Music of New York
He was the tuxedoed embodiment of New York style.
Over 37 years, Bobby Short became a New York landmark, holding forth at the Cafe Carlyle, a posh, cave-like club in The Carlyle Hotel on Manhattan's fashionable Upper East Side.
“Songs of New York” is a must for anyone in love with the romance of New York, or at least the way it used to be.
www.newyorkfirst.com /gifts/7008.html   (511 words)

  
 NY Ireland - music, traditional Irish music, Irish musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bernadette Fee is the co-ordinator of events here and she does a wonderful job of juggling the best musicians in New York.
Music 7 nights a week and the only bar to have just Guinness on draft (why do Paddy Reilly's consider offering only Guinness an asset?) The music ranges from Celtic rock to ballads and on Thursday they have a session.
Music 7 nights a week, fireplaces, great food, upstairs lounge and generally a good old bar.
www.nyireland.com /music/music-links.htm   (768 words)

  
 Popular Music in New York City
Virtually every band that steps foot in the United States plays some dates in or around New York City and the City's rock clubs have a history of discovering and showcasing new acts.
Some venues may be closed due to recent events in New York City.
A mixed bag of music and entertainment, from jazz to country to good old rock and roll by over the hill singers.
www.ny.com /clubs/pop   (1343 words)

  
 New York Music
Although the original version of his song, Break The News To Mother, was about a courageous fireman that died in a fire, which was written in 1891, the song did not become a big hit, until Harris changed the song with the hero as a soldier instead of a fireman.
Although Cohan was born in Providence, Rhode Island, everybody in New York still thinks of him as if he had been born in New York because of the great influence his songs has had already on the people of New York.
Joplin’s music has been embraced by the white and fl community by it instant success across the country.
project1.caryacademy.org /TurnofCentury/NYMusic.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Philharmonic Pact Raises Questions for Classical Music in New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"What we have here is an opportunity to develop a highly inventive new kind of musical organization that's going to reflect forward thinking and not a return to the past," he said.
If City Opera goes ahead with its plan to leave the New York State Theater, which it shares with the New York City Ballet, the company is expected to sever its ties to Lincoln Center — unlike Jazz at Lincoln Center, which will remain linked to its new location in Columbus Circle.
New York Philharmonic to Move to Carnegie Hall (June 2, 2003)
www.nytimes.com /2003/06/02/arts/music/02LINC.html?ex=1369972800&en=16a76150f38a9563&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND   (989 words)

  
 Department of Music
The Department houses the Center for Early Music and its ensemble, the Collegium Musicum, the Near Eastern Music Ensemble, the New York University Symphony Orchestra, the American Institute for Verdi Studies, the Thematic Identifier Catalogue of 18th-Century Symphonies, and the Washington Square Contemporary Music series.
The Department offers a major in Music, the requirements for which are set forth in the College of Arts and Science Bulletin.
The major is excellent preparation for graduate study in Music, Theater, Performance Studies, or other humanities, and also for any career demanding a strong liberal arts background and a command of the written word.
www.nyu.edu /cas/dept/musi.htm   (424 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Music: Hard New York Days   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fiddler Michael Coleman grew up in Ireland's County Sligo, but at age 20 he emigrated to New York, and it was in Manhattan that he made his series of brilliant 78s.
When those recordings made their way back to Ireland, they awakened a nearly dormant interest in the country's traditional music and paved the way for the full-fledged revival of the '60s.
This D.C. quintet is best known for Terry Winch's sing-along immigration ballad, "When New York Was Irish," which in recent years has become as ubiquitous on St. Patrick's Day as shamrocks.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000000PWU   (378 words)

  
 Music Therapy - Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions - New York University
New York University offers a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Arts Degree in Music Therapy.
All faculty at NYU are practicing Music Therapists and bring a rich and diverse understanding of the clinical work to their teaching.
Faculty are also active in professional writing and research and they serve the professional music therapy association (AMTA) in many capacities.
education.nyu.edu /music/mtherapy   (178 words)

  
 Fall 2004 Music Preview - New York Magazine
There aren’t too many breakout opportunities for a thirtysomething radical-feminist electro-punk trio, but for New York’s Le Tigre, this could be the year.
The singer-songwriter’s latest rock album, not to be confused with his recent ventures into classical music.
New York Magazine brings you the best from the city that never sleeps.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/urban/seasons/fallpreview2004/9794   (706 words)

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