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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Program music
Program music is music intended to evoke extra-musical ideas, images in the mind of the listener by musically representing a scene, image or mood [1].
The era of Romantic music is defined as the period of European classical music that runs roughly from the early 1800s to the first decade of the 20th century, as well as music written according to the norms and styles of that period.
Genres of popular music that often have music that could be seen as program music include ambient, new age, surf rock, jazz fusion, progressive rock, art rock and various genres of techno music.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Program-music   (0 words)

 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Program Music
Strictly speaking, however, the presence of this kind of imitation does not, by itself, make a piece “programmatic.” The underlying theory of program music, as described by the man who coined the term, the Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811–1886), is that the composer must allow the program to determine the actual form of the piece.
Program music wasn't more popular than other kinds of music: none of the Romantic composers wrote program music exclusively, some went no further than the occasional picturesque title, and some, like Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), wrote virtually no program music.
One of the more heated critical and philosophical debates of the nineteenth century was the one between the proponents of program music and those who favored so-called “absolute music,” music whose appeal is made in “strictly musical” terms.
www.cso.org /main.taf?p=1,1,4,14   (0 words)

  Program music at AllExperts
Program music is music intended to evoke extra-musical ideas, images in the mind of the listener by musically representing a scene, image or mood [1].
Program music was perhaps less often composed in the Classical era.
Genres of popular music that often have music that could be seen as program music include ambient, new age, surf rock, jazz fusion, progressive rock, art rock and various genres of techno music.
en.allexperts.com /e/p/pr/program_music.htm   (1505 words)

  Chapman University - Music - Programs - Music Therapy
The Bachelor of Music degree in Music Therapy is one of the strongest programs at Chapman University.
The purpose of the music therapy program is to provide a personalized education that facilitates the emergence of the music therapist within each student and prepares the student for entry into the contemporary workplace of our global economy.
The program philosophy is based on an understanding of the musical interactions between two or more people as a clinical process to facilitate health and well-being through the remediation or palliation of the symptoms related to illness and disease, or life-challenging conditions.
www.chapman.edu /music/therapy.asp   (361 words)

 program music - Encyclopedia.com
program music Instrumental music of the 19th and 20th cent.
Moussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, intended by the composer as program music, might be contrasted with a symphony of Brahms, which is considered as absolute music.
Music Trades; 11/1/2005; 63 words; The Instrumentalist magazine reports that funding for the average school music program advanced 4.5% in 2005, versus the previous year.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-progrmus.html   (0 words)

 program music - OneLook Dictionary Search
We found 11 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word program music:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "program music" is defined.
program music : The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
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 The Music Chamber - Program Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In classical music, the term program music (sometimes spelled programme) refers to music that seeks to describe something or someone through suggestive means.
For example, the ballet Swan Lake by Peter Tchaikovsky is program music because it tells the story that is being danced on stage.
However, the big boom in program music occured during the Romantic Period.
library.thinkquest.org /27110/periods/programmusic.html   (241 words)

 Minority Students in the Music Performance Program
Students enrolled in the music performance program at the secondary level were coded in the district data base and the ethnic distribution of the music program could be determined.
The results of the music survey were computed for the different school levels and for those schools with an ethnic distribution in the music program that was similar to the ethnic distribution of the school to determine the strategies most frequently used by these music teachers.
The results of the music survey were computed for those music teachers at schools with an ethnic distribution in the music program that was similar to or more than the ethnic distribution of the school population.
music.arts.usf.edu /rpme/minority.htm   (3255 words)

 Elementary Music Program
The music program is based on the philosophy and practices of Orff Schulwerk, a dynamic approach to music education developed by the German composer Carl Orff.
Music is inherently a subject that both requires and helps develop academic skills.
Though teaching music as an independent subject with its own special skills and knowledge is a priority, conscious integration with other curriculum areas is practiced widely.
www.sfschool.org /programs/elementary/music/index.shtml   (635 words)

 Master of Music Therapy
The experiential components of the program are designed to sensitize students to the effects of their own personality on the client, the music, and the therapy process, while also identifying ethical and multicultural issues indigenous to music therapy practice.
Music Therapy in Terminal Illness: Advanced training in the use of music therapy in stages of the dying process.
Music Therapy and Spirituality: An in-depth examination of the use of music therapy to support the spiritual needs of medical patients and those at the end of life.
www.temple.edu /musictherapy/program/mmt.htm   (3015 words)

 Eastern Mennonite University Music Program
A bachelor of arts in music degree from EMU prepares graduates to be responsible and independent musicians in music education, in performance, in graduate school, in church music, and in other music-related professions.
All music majors complete a common core of courses in music that include theory, history, conducting, performance, and elements of aesthetics, analysis, and writing about music.
There are seven full-time music faculty, a varying number of part-time faculty, about 20-25 majors, and a much larger number of students who are involved in the ensembles and in private study in the department.
www.emu.edu /music   (272 words)

 Central Washington University - Music: About the Music Education Program
The Music Education Program at CWU has a long history of being one of the largest and the most active in the region, and often graduates more certified teachers than any other single institution in the state.
Music education majors at Central are expected to be competent, secure musicians, and they are committed to acquiring the knowledge and skills to become music educators capable of developing and maintaining successful school music programs.
Music courses: core courses in history and theory, applied music (lessons), ensembles and music education courses.
www.cwu.edu /~music/musiced/about.html   (635 words)

 Programs of Study, School of Music, Northwestern University
This program's key feature is the planning and execution of a senior project which is an ideal stepping stone to further education or to any career in which the individual is deepened and enriched by knowledge of music.
Master of Music students in string performance who audition for and are accepted by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago (the training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra) may be eligible for full-tuition scholarships for two years of study toward the MM degree in string performance.
Music for all recitals is subject to the prior approval of the DM Advisory Committee.
music.northwestern.edu /areas_of_study/as_performance.html   (2405 words)

 Music Program
Applied music instructors may exercise the option to require a hearing prior to the recital to determine the readiness of the performer.
All students in music are required to pass the piano proficiency examination before proceeding to student teaching and before graduation.
Music students are required to attend all music concerts and recitals presented by the department.
www.pvamu.edu /pages/341.asp   (420 words)

 Ainsworth Computer Seminar - Music Composer Program
Music with a great deal of organization or predictability is very easy to listen to, or even dance to.
When the patterns are more complex, as with some kinds of classical music or music from unfamiliar cultures, we have to listen more carefully to hear the form or the composition within the music.
Whether the result is musical, boring, interesting, or simply garbage to your ears, depends on how well this computer program can combine musical patterns you may like with random events you have not heard before.
www.qwerty.com /music.htm   (1540 words)

 Program music lesson for kids - Music Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity, Worksheet, or Teaching Idea
MATERIALS: For this lesson plan all you need is a CD player with your choice of several CDs (preferably ones with program music examples on them), one pencil and one piece of blank paper for each student.
Tell the students that you will be playing four short pieces for them and they are going to draw four accompanying pictures in each of the corners of their papers.
It is interesting to see why students believe certain music sounds like "nice animals playing" and other students think the same music sounds like "people in a war".
www.lessonplanspage.com /MusicArtDrawWhatYouHearProgramMusic14.htm   (615 words)

 Pre-College Program
The Honors Program is a selective program serving juniors and seniors who are in the advanced stages of pre-professional training in music performance and music theory.
Students admitted into the Honors Program are expected to perform at a high level of achievement and to devote substantial amounts of time each week to their music studies.
All students in the program are required to take chamber music and music theory (composition may be substituted for theory as appropriate).
naples.cc.sunysb.edu /CAS/music.nsf/pages/precollege   (1775 words)

 Gymboree Play & Music: Program Overview
Mommy and Baby Fitness is a yoga-based exercise program designed to bring fitness and balance to new mothers as they bond with their infants.
Integrating music into your family is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the beauty of music.
With a world-class selection of music and a travel journal to record the experience and learning from each destination, families will capture their adventures and create a lasting souvenir.
www.playandmusic.com /b2c/customer/programIndex.jsp   (653 words)

 Master of Church Music Degree
To be sure, this is a church music degree, and, as such, is taught from a Lutheran theological perspective.
Another of the great strengths of the program is the ecumenical make-up of the student body.
I would be pleased to answer any questions you may have about the program, put you in touch with one of our graduates, and meet with you personally if you would like to come to campus for a tour.
www.cuw.edu /AdultEd_Graduate/programs/church_music/index.html   (415 words)

 Music Education
DePaul's music education specialization combines a distinguished faculty with a challenging curriculum designed to develop the professional competencies necessary for a successful career as a music educator.
In addition, music education students are systematically introduced to principles and strategies of teaching voice, instruments, and ensembles and to the literature appropriate for various levels of orchestra, band, chorus, and general music education.
Each undergraduate music degree requires a select number of courses from the liberal studies domains; Click Here to view the requirements for each degree program.
music.depaul.edu /programs/5.html   (368 words)

 Drexel University: CoNHP: Music Therapy: About the Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was the first music therapy academic program to be approved by both the National Association for Music Therapy and the American Association for Music Therapy (the two merged as the American Music Therapy Association in 1998).
The program is the only music therapy education model housed within an academic health center.
Music therapy skill classes take place in a studio equipped with a piano; a wide variety of melodic, harmonic, and percussive music therapy instruments; electronic musical equipment; stereo and video equipment; relaxation mats; and a computer.
www.drexel.edu /cnhp/music_therapy/about.asp   (397 words)

 The School Music Program: A New Vision. The K-12 National Standards, PreK Standards, and What They Mean to Music ...
The increasing number of day-care centers, nursery schools, and early-intervention programs for children with disabilities and children at risk suggests that information should be available about the musical needs of infants and young children and that standards for music should be established for these learning environments as well as for K-12 settings.
The music literature included in the curriculum should be of high quality and lasting value, including traditional children's songs, folk songs, classical music, and music from a variety of cultures, styles, and time periods 2.
Because music is a basic expression of human culture, every student should have access to a balanced, comprehensive, and sequential program of study in music.
www.menc.org /publication/books/prek12st.html   (5204 words)

 Hatch Elementary School Music Program
We are currently working hard on the music program for the 4th and 5th grades, and will notify parents of a plan as soon as we can.
Audiation occurs when children are exposed to musical patterns, rhythms, and harmonies that they can store in their musical mind.
Remember – the voice is the most natural musical instrument and processing patterns through the voice helps the child store the patterning in the ear.
www.cabrillo.k12.ca.us /hatch/musicprogram.htm   (265 words)

 Music Therapy
Music therapy is the use of music to accomplish therapeutic aims: the restoration, maintenance and improvement of mental and physical health.
Music therapy students study music theory, music history, orchestration, conducting and music therapy methods and principles with master-teachers who know the best music music therapist is also the best-educated musician.
The Music Therapy Equivalency Certificate is designed for people who already have a degree in music and who would like to become eligible for credentialing as a professional music therapist.
www.emich.edu /music/html/music_therapy.html   (269 words)

 Music Academic Program Description
The Music Program offers courses of study leading to the degrees of master of arts, doctor of church music, doctor of musical arts, and doctor of philosophy.
The doctor of church music and the master's degree with a concentration in church music are offered in cooperation with the Claremont School of Theology.
All music students are required to take written and oral qualifying examinations at regularly scheduled, posted times during the academic year.
www.cgu.edu /pages/375.asp   (1759 words)

 Music Program
The Fort Lewis College Music Department, an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, provides an opportunity for all students to be actively involved in the expansion of their understanding of music.
The General Music Studies concentration is designed for students interested in a liberal arts education with an emphasis in music.
The Music Performance concentration is designed for students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to music performance and who wish to use some of their elective hours to further concentrate in this area.
wwwstage.fortlewis.edu /academics/programs/music.asp   (299 words)

 University of Pennsylvania - Department of Music
The programs of study in the history of music reflect the wide-ranging interests and diverse methodological approaches of the historical musicologists on the faculty.
The program in the anthropology of music reflects the interdisciplinary nature of ethnomusicology, combining approaches from anthropology, musicology, folklore, literary theory, religious studies, linguistics, critical theory, and gender studies in order to interrogate the cultural webs of meaning within which music resonates.
The anthropology of music faculty are interested in a wide range of topics and issues within ethnomusicology, but the program is particularly strong in the areas of music and spirituality, gender studies, diaspora, and popular musics in American, African, and Caribbean contexts.
www.sas.upenn.edu /music/graduate/programs.html   (1022 words)

 MUSIC Doctoral Program at the CUNY Graduate Center
Music Forum: March 15 at 5:30pm: Carl Schachter speaks about Mahler.
The Ph.D.–D.M.A. Program in Music, with concentrations in musicology, theory, composition, ethnomusicology, and performance, is designed to train students in many fields and subfields of musical scholarship.
Questions regarding the Music Program may be sent to music@gc.cuny.edu.
web.gc.cuny.edu /Music   (179 words)

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