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  Music of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New York is part of the United States, and its largest city, New York City, is regarded as one of the major centers for music in the world.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a number of bands from New York City were and are prominent in the garage rock and post-punk revivals that are considered a part of the increasingly popular indie rock scene.
New York is the original home of the Iroquois Confederacy, which consisted of the "Five Nations", the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_New_York   (588 words)

  
 Music of New York City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New York City has a long history of using music in various festivals and parades, though the vibrant local music scene has meant that festivals aren't as big a draw as in many cities, since residents are near major sources of live music all the time.
The music of New York City's colonial era was primarily British in character, gradually evolving as the United States became independent and developed a distinct culture; the influence of African American music became very important as the city's African American population increased throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
New York's jazz scene was the home of bebop, which evolved over many years and reached its full identity in the mid-1940s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_New_York_City   (5035 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)

  
 classical music - andante - new york city's largest early music series closes down
Gotham Early Music Foundation, New York's largest presenter of medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music concerts, plans to shut down at the end of the current season.
Gotham Early Music got its start in the 1989-1990 season with two performances by the Tallis Scholars, who had made a string of highly-praised recordings of Renaissance sacred music but had performed in New York only once before.
As this roster might indicate, Gotham Early Music's niche was presenting top-notch early-music specialists — mostly European artists — whose recordings received great critical acclaim but who were not being engaged by New York's existing musical institutions.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=13343   (627 words)

  
 School of Music NYC - Music Faculty (New York City)
Inspired by their passing from the music scene within a ten month span, on Lest We Forget, Ron Blake has paid fitting tribute to both the memory and ongoing legacy of three jazz greats, and in doing so, has taken another step toward insuring that his own legacy be built.
After a brief career in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she worked with the acclaimed Rio Jazz Orchestra and various local singers and instrumentalists, Beatriz de Mello arrived in the USA as a recipient of the Chick Corea Masters Fund from Berklee College of Music, graduating in 1992.
When musical activities are not occupying her time entirely, Beatriz enjoys studying the Bible in depth, as well as preparing sermons and Bible studies.
www.nyack.edu /2005.php?page=MusicNYCFaculty   (3581 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?KW=&date_range=   (812 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.
Music for the Ordinary of the Mass: - chants with unvarying content that were sung practically every day.
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)

  
 2005 Country Music Awards
Country Music will be featured in famous New York City locations ranging from trendy downtown clubs to upscale uptown venues and there will be exclusive offers and discounts in some of NYC's most renowned entertainment and tourist destinations (Nov. 9-15).
From Cowboy Troy in New York City, to Darryl Worley at the Worleybird Cafe in Savannah, Tenn., to Shelly Fairchild in Saratoga Springs, NY., and Trent Willmon at the Grand Ole Opry, Food Network uncovers these artists' fabulous country-flavored food favorites.
New York City is also planning a comprehensive City-wide decoration program to promote The 2005 CMA Awards and the “Country Takes NYC” celebrations.  This program includes street pole banners, bus stop shelters and phone kiosks. 
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=1589   (1430 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)

  
 Music Programs - New York City Housing Authority
Youth and seniors in NYCHA’s music programs perform with renowned choruses and orchestras, entertaining audiences throughout the five boroughs and beyond.
In addition to honing their musical skills, chorus and orchestra members enjoy a chance to socialize, receive personal educational guidance, and have the opportunity to see other musical performances at little or no cost.
The NYCHA Youth Chorus of residents ages 10 to 19 has been celebrated from City Hall to Yankee Stadium, Disney World and all over the metropolitan area in concerts of classical, gospel, pop, and Latin music.
www.nyc.gov /html/nycha/html/community/music.shtml   (228 words)

  
 New York City.com | NYC.com : The Authentic Guide to New York City, New York Hotels, New York Restaurants and New York ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Morgan Library, a complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of America's greatest collectors and cultural benefactors.
If you are looking to move to New York, or looking to sell your condo, co-op or home, this service is for you.
Our New York Music Calendar has dates and times for everything from the sold out shows in Madison Square Garden, to the small stage at the back of the bar.
www.nyc.com /arts__attractions/Radio_City_Music_Hall/editorial_review.aspx   (998 words)

  
 Professor takes love of science, music to New York City - Pulse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
With a background in both chemical engineering and music, he was able to connect the science of his instrument with the concepts of physics at his performance in New York.
Jolls says the most rewarding part of his trip to New York was the connection with a high-level network of practitioners interested in connecting art with science.
His background includes a bachelor's degree in music from Duke University, a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University and master's and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois.
www.iowastatedaily.com /news/2003/01/29/Pulse/Professor.Takes.Love.Of.Science.Music.To.New.York.City-1093770.shtml   (672 words)

  
 World Music Central - Soca & Calypso Music Invade New York City With Passion
After a long hiatus, Soca music has found a new home in the heart of New York City in Soca Passion.
Soca Passion is a new monthly event which combines live performances with a spirited and energetic dance party.
Thomas is also one of the producers of Reggae Retro, the longest running Reggae party in New York City.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20060303202529856   (479 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: New York City: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Stylistically, Malick's music is a radio-friendly blend of country and pop, with just a tinge of jazz, the same kind of genre that launched Jones on her Blue Note debut Come Away with Me.
Recorded before she hit the big time, New York City has a little more innocence and simplicity about it than some of Norah's later work.
Norah agreed to sing some his music, and they played a couple of gigs in and around New York City.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00009QI3R   (1193 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "You Better Work!" Underground Dance Music in New York City: Books: Kai Fikentscher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
No long is house music an urban legend, but this book invites debate, theory, and growth based on a solid foundation of research, interaction, and presentation.
This "mind over market" approach means, in practice, that notions of musical immediacy and method of consumption are solidly deconstructed without minimizing the importance of context and real-time interaction in analyzing the deconstructed parts.
The relevance and insight of such a study is only more poignant now, after the near-demise of UDM's vanguard subculture (and, subsequently, of its home city) in the last decade and the present resurgence both of community and dancefloor spirit within, as well as mainstream curiosity surrounding New York's gay underground of colour.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0819564044?v=glance   (1539 words)

  
 Pop Music in New York City
As a youth in New York, I was a voracious listener of WABC and couldn't wait to hear their music countdowns, particularly the Top 100’s at the end of the year.
With the advent of pop music magazines like “Yellow Pills” and “Audities” in the early 90’s, it became clear to me that there was a community of like-minded people out there, and that many of these were musicians themselves, trying to make it in this business.
Now, for complete, up-to-the-second information regarding IPO New York, not to mention the entire International Pop Overthrow movement, the place to start is right at www.internationalpopoverthrow.com There you’ll be able to find out more about the festival and the artists themselves, plus of course talk about, hear, and even buy their music.
www.members.tripod.com /earcandy_mag/iponyc.htm   (2214 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)

  
 Musical Alternatives: GoGirls Music Present the 2005 GoGirls Music Festival, New York City
GoGirls Music is proud to present the 2005 GoGirls Music Festival in New York City, a celebration and showcase of NYC'S BEST indie female artists to benefit the Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research.
Emiko is rare breed of rock n'roll of the biggest kind--a sensitive, introspective songwriter, she breaks new ground as a female frontperson, who not only sings, but plays a lead instrument, takes her own solos, and is unafraid to say what people only dare to think.
Based out of New York City, Red Lotus is on some new and improved sexy rock for the head bangin' enthusiast.
www.bigbaer.com /blog/archives/2005/10/gogirls_music_p.html   (745 words)

  
 Philharmonic Pact Raises Questions for Classical Music in New York City
Simultaneously, the weak economy has forced Lincoln Center's new management team to scale back plans drastically for the institution's redevelopment — a project now expected to cost less than a third of the $1.5 billion originally projected.
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   (968 words)

  
 Ludovic's Real deal: New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The New York walk is part of a global campaign, GuluWalk Day, which will take place on October 22nd in 32 cities throughout the world including London, Toronto, Washington DC, Stockholm, Beijing, and Uganda's own capital, Kampala.
She was named one of the "50 New Yorkers to Watch in 2001" by the NY Daily News and in the summer of that year, Majora toured three European countries - the Czech Republic, Germany, and Italy - speaking to environmental organizations about the grassroots environmental work being done in the South Bronx.
There are currently 1700 law suits pending against New York City as a result of this exposure; most come from the NYPD and FDNY as a result of working at Ground Zero.
www.ludovicspeaks.com /new_york_city   (6979 words)

  
 MRC FilmFinder-Full Record: From Shore to Shore: Irish Traditional Music in New York City
Through the words of the immigrant and the first American-born generation, the traditional dance music of Ireland (that is jigs, reels, and hornpipes, played on instruments like the fiddle, accordion, flute and uilleann pipes) is see the commercial and private contexts of city life.
While the appeal of traditional Irish music often fluctuated in response to the influences of American popular culture, New York City offered a multitude of opportunities that helped sustain the tradition's viability.
Irish music was played both within and outside the ethnic community, in theatres and dance halls, at concerts and cabarets, in music clubs and for ceiliis, on record and radio programs, for dance competitions and in formal music schools.
www.lib.unc.edu /house/mrc/films/full.php?film_id=1866   (295 words)

  
 NYC TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The dashing men of NYC's 33hz host an episode of New York Noise while preparing the classiest of dinners, which includes the southern delicacy known as a turducken- a chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed inside a turkey.
Music videos from Beck, LCD Soundsystem, Royksopp, Kings of Convenience and more, plus video clips of Jason from his Knitting Factory show by Corey Smith, and the video for Jason Foresst’s “Steppin Out” directed by Jon Watts.
They discuss the NYC music scene and the effects being in a band has had on their lives, and give us a blinged out tour of their studio.
www.nyc.gov /html/nycmg/nyctv/html/shows/nynoise.shtml   (2642 words)

  
 Good Music New York | The best music and events you can't find anywhere else.
We've been listening to and playing music in New York City for years and have always found it near impossible to dig through all the live events in this great city to find the ones that tickle our ears.
This music is renowned for its haunting melodies, dense ornamentation, complex rhythms, and stunning improvisations.
Folk music—that is, any kind of music traditionally created by everyday partyin’ people—is never born in a bubble.
www.goodmusicny.com   (886 words)

  
 Arts - Music - New York Times
By JAMES R. On Sunday afternoon Yuri Temirkanov concluded his tenure as music director at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with a stirring performance of the "Resurrection" Symphony.
By DANIEL J. Music can be a subtle bone of contention among the members of a surgical team or a practical aid.
The music of the operating room, from surgeons and patients, with narration by Daniel J. Wakin.
www.nytimes.com /pages/arts/music   (1381 words)

  
 Music in New York City
Kit McClure Big Band - New York, NY · NYC's premiere all women big band with a musical range from Jazz and Swing to Blues and Funk.
Gerard Carelli Orchestra - New York, NY · Singer, trombonist and recording artist Gerard Carelli, formerly with Ray Charles, runs a full service entertainment company offering a range of music for weddings, corporate events and fund raisers.
John Malino Music - New York, NY · John Malino Music provides the instrumental accompaniment to set exactly the right tone and create a memorable experience for you and your guests.
www.myaffair.com /b/Music-New_York_City.htm   (366 words)

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