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  Choir - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
On the other hand, many composers of all eras have specialized in choral music, and for the first thousand years of western music history choral music was one of the only types of music to have survived intact.
One of the first innovative choral composers of the Baroque was Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), a master of counterpoint, who extended the new techniques pioneered by the Venetian School and the Florentine Camerata.
Verse anthems alternated accompanied solos with choral sections; the best-known composers of this genre were Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/c/h/o/Choir.html   (2655 words)

 UNM Today: March 2005 Archives
Students are elected for the Truman by 19 independent selection panels on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and likelihood that they will make a difference.
Khalsa is a counselor for the American Cancer Society summer camp, and is currently co-teaching a class called “Globalization SucksÂ…or does it?” Although born in Espanola, she has lived most of her life in India, and intends to return to India for a year before pursuing a medical degree.
Student poster presentations will be on display in the first and second floor hallways of Castetter Hall from noon on Thursday, March 31 through Friday, April 1, with oral presentations on Friday from 9 to 10:15 a.m.
www.unm.edu /~market/cgi-bin/archives/2005_03.html   (16431 words)

 MUSIC | UC Santa Cruz
Houghton’s general interests are in choral conducting, Medieval and Renaissance music, musical paleography and mensural notation, Gregorian and Medieval chant, W. Mozart, acoustics and architecture, computer applications to historical-analytical studies, and computer transcription of notation in real-time.
Nicole Paiement’s activities as orchestral and choral conductor have permitted her to develop a strong approach toward score study and musical performance.
Pedagogical philosophy: emphasis on the application of new research in physiologically based vocal techniques and pedagogy; development of a sound knowledge of standard vocal repertoire, which is both historically informed and at the highest level of preparation; and instruction in effective preparation, professionalism, and artistic effect for the performer.
music.ucsc.edu /faculty   (5034 words)

 Records International catalogue October 1998
A student of Ravel, his music is unmistakably French, with echoes of Ravel, Debussy, Schmitt and even jazz; occasional suggestions of the kind of added-note harmony that later would come to be associated with Messiaen, or even early Sorabji are also present.
But there is a sinuous, mellifluous quality to his vocal lines which suggests a transcription of the vocal techniques associated with the performance of Indian ragas, and a genuine feeling of two disparate cultures harmoniously combined, rather than being uneasily grafted on to each other.
This second volume is even more fascinating since it deals entirely with the music of the Dervishes - full of spiritual fervor and often characterized by powerful dance rhythms and of the Sayyids (believed to be direct descendants of the Prophet Mohammed) - generally poignantly lyrical and intimate with dance sections in slow tomoderate tempo.
www.recordsinternational.com /RICatalogOct98.html   (11710 words)

 LHC: Bibliography: 1989
"Triple Jeopardy: The Muus vs. Muus Case in Three Forums [Wife of a leader of Norwegian Lutheran synod sues for control of money she inherited from her father; reports on civil and ecclesiastical court cases and the media coverage]." Minnesota History 60 (1987) no. 8:298-308.
Kuehne, Richard, and Selma Miller, "Relief Work of the American Volga Relief Society in Germany [Excerpt from Kuehne's book on the society's formation at the Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church in Lincoln, Nebraska to distribute food and clothing in Weimar era Germany]." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans From Russia 11 (1988) no. 1:31-34.
"Manuscript Collections: The Rickels Photography Collection at the State Historical Society of Iowa [Reviews the photograph collection of an Iowan LCMS pastor who was an amateur photographer of early 20th century household, parish, and church life]." Annals of Iowa 48 (1987) nos.
www.luthhist.org /bibliography/1989.html   (3694 words)

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