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  SongTapper.com - Find music by tapping the rhythm of the song's melody.
Use your computer keyboard to tap the rhythm of the song.
All you have to do is tap the song rhythm and SongTapper does the rest.
After tapping is complete you will see a list of matching songs.
www.songtapper.com   (117 words)

  Song - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Art songs are songs created for performance in their own right, or for the purposes of a European upper class, usually with piano accompaniment, although they can also have other types of accompaniment such as an orchestra or string quartet, and are always notated.
The German word for song, "Lied" (plural: "Lieder"), is used in French and English-speaking communities to refer to the serious art song, whereas in German-speaking communities the word "Kunstlied" (plural: "Kunstlieder") is used to distinguish art song from folk song ("Volkslied").
Folk songs are songs of often anonymous origin (or are public domain) that are transmitted orally.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Song   (1092 words)

 Song Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Song Dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279.
The Song court retreated south of the Yangtze River (揚子江 or 長江) and made their capital at Hangzhou (杭州).
The Jin dynasty was soon conquered by the Mongols in 1234, who subsequently took control of northern China and maintained uneasy relations with the Southern Sòng court (A hasty peace treaty was settled, when Kublai Khan received the news of Möngee's death, the ruler of the Mongols.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Song_Dynasty   (1398 words)

 SONG - LoveToKnow Article on SONG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The early history of song on its musical side may be regarded as the history of the evolution of melody: and since what is known of melody before the end of the 16th century, apart from the folk-song, is extremely slight, it is in the folk-song itself that this evolution is primarily to be studied.
Song passed with the close of the age of chivalry from the noble to the burgher class.
Good songs, apart from the initial difficulty of finding a publisher, are thus penalized from the start, whilst the larger and less instructed portion of the public, which forms its taste upon what the singers of the day provide, remains ignorant of precisely those works which are most necessary for its enlightenment.
58.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SO/SONG.htm   (15289 words)

 Song - MSN Encarta
Folk songs are primarily communal compositions—that is, they are anonymous expressions of the society or culture that produces them, although the melody and words of a specific song may have had their origin in a single, unknown individual.
These three features of the folk song are also characteristic of the earliest form of art song of which fairly complete records remain: the Gregorian chant used in the service of the Christian church during the Middle Ages (5th century to 15th century).
In the 16th century the lute song was developed by the lute composers of Spain, England, and France, who customarily sang their songs to their own lute accompaniment.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761576642   (653 words)

 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Song of the South
Song of the South was Walt Disney's film adaptation of African American folk tales written down in the late nineteenth century by Joel Chandler Harris in his Uncle Remus tales.
Song of the South concerns Johnny, a young white boy from Atlanta whose parents are separating.
Although he was not nominated in the acting category, Baskett was honored in 1947 with a special Oscar by the Academy for "his able and heartwarming characterization of Uncle Remus, friend and storyteller to the children of the world." He died four months later, at the age of forty-four.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2428   (1035 words)

 Bird Song Clips
Songs of Bell's vireos are usually delivered in repetitions of song pairs, although not always; sometimes a single song is repeated, or sometimes triplets or even quadruplets are rotated.
Song sharing is extensive within a population, and males often match song types.
Songs 1-4 were all recorded from the same individual, selected to show the variety within a repertoire.
zeeman.ehc.edu /envs/Hopp/song.html#ani   (880 words)

 Song Dynasty, Sung Dynasty
Artistically and culturally, the Song Dynasty was driven by a phenomena of self-refinement that pivoted on the teachings of Confucian but adhered to the principles of Taoist Buddhism.
The Song Dynasty ranks alongside the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 A.D.) and the Tang Dynasty (618 - 906 A.D.) in importance of fine Jade and Bronze Treasures.
The study of Song Dynasty jades is incomplete without an understanding of this phenomena and its mysterious manifestation in the Jade arts of the time.
www.thejadetrade.com /ian/p8c.html   (960 words)

 All About Birds
Song is a varied series of two to six phrases, usually starting with several clear notes and then including buzzes, trills, or other complex notes.
Laboratory studies have shown that the female Song Sparrow is attracted not just to the song itself, but to how well it reflects the ability of the male to learn.
A study found that male Song Sparrows from the coast of Washington state came into breeding condition two months earlier than Song Sparrows in the nearby mountains, where the daylight changes were the same, but temperatures were cooler and trees budded out two months later.
www.birds.cornell.edu /programs/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Song_Sparrow.html   (520 words)

 The Northern and Southern Song dynasties
Thus by 1125 A.D., a group called the Jin were able to conquer the Liao and the Song, along with part of the territory of the Western Xia.
A brother of the Song emperor fled south, and declared himself emperor.
This period did not last long, as in 1210 A.D. the Mongols began to assault the Song, and in 1279, the Yuan, or Mongol empire began.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/classical_imperial_china/song.html   (763 words)

 What is Art Song?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
True folk songs are not composed but an oral tradition : when "captured" by Cecil Sharp, Butterworth, Vaughan Williams in England; Bartok or Kodaly in Eastern Europe and others, they become formalized and frozen, when in their natural habitat they change according to region, family tradition, individual singers.
Neither are folk song because they are composed with a certain degree of precision, whereas in folk song the whole point is expression, not by classically trained singers but with native, naïve enthusiasm.
Folk song has a different cultural setting; it is part and parcel of events like weddings, parties, wakes, etc. where audience and performers are focused on the event.
www.art-song.net /artsong/gs/gs_WhatisArtSong.shtml   (1242 words)

 Song Airlines Page--Welcome to Travelsites, the travel site web directory!--information on song air, www.flysong.com, ...
Song Airlines is an example of how the bigger carriers have learned from their smaller, more agile competitors.
Song Airlines is the airline that grew out of the competitive threats to Delta.
Song Airlines has the operating structure (and hopefully someday the margins) like that of the other low cost carriers.
www.travelsites.com /Reviews/song_airlines.html   (470 words)

 ♫♫ Song Lyrics - ( Lyrics ) Music Lyrics ♫♫
Song Lyrics are the written words in a song.
Lyrics can be written during the composition of a song or after the accompanying music is composed.
Sometimes, however, music is adapted to or written for a song or poem that has already been written.
www.freewebs.com /songlyrics-all   (210 words)

 The Amphioxus Song
The Amphioxus Song was also included in a small book, Songs Of Biology, by Frank R. Brooks, published by the Beta Beta Beta biological honor society in 1948 (it may also have been in the first edition of 1939).
The song was further popularized by the folk singer (and marine biologist) Sam Hinton, in his well-received 1961 record The Song Of Men: All Sorts & Kinds (Smithsonian Folkways FA 2400).
The song is sometimes erroneously credited to the excellent present-day Seattle songwriter Mark Graham, who does not claim it.
workshop.molecularevolution.org /resources/amphioxus   (1383 words)

 Wisconsin State Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The song was introduced at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in November 1909.
Lyrics more in keeping with the purposes of a state song were subsequently written in 1913 by J. Hubbard, editor of the Beloit Free Press, and Judge Charles D. Rosa.
Although "On, Wisconsin!" was widely recognized as Wisconsin's song, the state did not officially adopt it until 1959.
www.50states.com /songs/wisconsin.htm   (274 words)

 The Millennium Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"The Millennium Song" is a song to announce the dawn of the third millenium.
It is a monumental song for a monumental period in the time we are living.
Some tips for translating and adapting the song to your own language may be obtained by clicking here.
www.econ.upf.es /~michael/m-song   (373 words)

 Tourism leaders hope Detroit's new song hits the right notes - 04/20/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The song, which has a gospel feel with hints of the Motown sound mixed in, was written by John Nixon of Coda Music in Birmingham and sung by Detroiter Greg C. Brown.
If the song can capture Detroit's musical heritage, it should be a success, said John Colbert, co-owner of Baker's Keyboard Lounge on the city's west side.
The song also will be played at conferences and other bureau events touting the city and will be released to local radio stations today.
www.detnews.com /2005/metro/0504/20/B01-156285.htm   (545 words)

 Don McLean Online's American Pie
It is almost entirely symbolised by the evolution of popular music over these years and represents a change from the lightness of the 1950s to the darkness of the late 1960s.
Don has recently re-enforced this theme: "The song was written as my attempt at an epic song about America, and I used the imagery of music and politics to do that.
Most mainstream analyses of American Pie are at least partly based on Bob Dearborn's interpretation of the song that he produced for his radio show in 1971.
www.don-mclean.com /americanpie.asp   (826 words)

 Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127 A.D.) | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Song dynasty (960–1279) was culturally the most brilliant era in later imperial Chinese history.
The early Northern Song dynasty witnessed the flowering of one of the supreme artistic expressions of Chinese civilization: monumental landscape painting.
An important outgrowth of Song political unification after the war-torn Five Dynasties period (907–60) was the creation of a distinctive style of court painting under the auspices of the Imperial Painting Academy.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/nsong/hd_nsong.htm   (586 words)

 U.S. Army Bands
The song was originally written by field artillery First Lieutenant [later Brigadier General] Edmund L. Gruber, while stationed in the Philippines in 1908 as the "Caisson Song." The original lyrics reflect routine activities in a horse-drawn field artillery battery.
The song was transformed into a march by John Philip Sousa in 1917 and renamed "The Field Artillery Song.
It was adopted in 1952 as the official song of the Army and retitled, "The Army Goes Rolling Along." The current lyrics tell the story of our past, our present, and our future.
bands.army.mil /music/armysong.asp   (304 words)

 My Song
It's the song of the Kingdom - a love song to the King.
The Song flows from the heart of the King to the hearts of His people, joining our hearts in a timeless chorus of praise.
David knew the source and the strength of the Song in his heart.
www.crossroad.to /Victory/names/song.htm   (478 words)

 The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia — www.greenwood.com
What separates this work from earlier useful editions, is the quality of each individual entry, which not only puts each song in context but also verifies the original performer (most of the time), provides a brief recording history (including noncast album covers), and explains the song's uniqueness in theater history.
Each song is described and briefly analyzed, explaining how the song fit in the original production and what is notable about its music, lyrics, and presentation.
The song entries are presented alphabetically, but the Musicals Listing at the end of the work includes all the songs discussed from a particular show.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/GR9407.aspx   (741 words)

 Lyrics and Music
Although best known as the song adopted by the Confederacy, "Dixie" was also Abraham Lincoln's favorite song, and it was played at his inauguration.
Even though Abe Lincoln loved and supported the song, Dan Emmett was ostracized in the North for writing a song associated with the South.
However, it is unlikely that this could actually be the origin of the song since Manhattan Island has never been "the land of cotton"; in addition, Manhattan is clearly not "away down south".
www.niehs.nih.gov /kids/lyrics/dixie.htm   (655 words)

 Sing Along Songs (Midis and Lyrics), NIEHS Kids' Pages
The simple midis presented herein are only presented to provide the general "tune" for each song for educational use, and are not intended to serve as substitutes for the actual recordings.
Before selecting a song, be sure your browser is equipped with the proper "plug-in's" in order to enjoy them all.
Music is an important part of our "environment" and it can affect your health, but NIEHS has primarily included this sing-along section for educational purposes.
www.niehs.nih.gov /kids/music.htm   (1344 words)

 NPR: All Songs Considered: Episode 88
Sign up for the All Songs Considered newsletter and we'll tell you when new music and other features are available online.
Doug Hoekstra is a Nashville singer/songwriter originally featured on All Songs Considered episode 40 in August 2003.
Jorane is a French Canadian singer and cellist who likes to challenge expectations for the instrument by covering songs like Donna Summer's disco hit "I Feel Love." For this collection - a mix of cover and original tunes - Jorane collaborated with a handful of other artists like Lisa Germano.
www.npr.org /programs/asc/archives/asc88   (491 words)

 "Mountain Song" - The Jane's Addiction Song Index
Maybe Mountain Song because it was the first thing Perry and I came up with (pre-Janes) and I love Dave's guitar solo at the key change.
* "Mountain Song" has got to be the most-played song performed by Jane's, being a fixture in nearly every set since 1986 to the band's current incarnation.
Another demo on the album is an early 1986 version of one of the band's signature songs, "Mountain Song," which Perkins revealed is the version JANE'S used to get signed to Triple X Records, their first label.
members.cox.net /g12241/songs/mountain.html   (806 words)

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