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  Traditional Pop Music Artists - AOL Music
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Traditional pop music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The distinction between pop standards and the broader popular music of the aforementioned time period lies in an enduring appeal of the greatest of these songs, long after their time of being "chart hits," although methods for measuring commercial appeal changed greatly over the course of the twentieth century.
Swing music, also known as swing jazz, is a form of jazz music that developed during the 1920s and had solidified as a distinctive style by 1935 in the United States.
Traditional pop music overlaps a number of these categories: big band music and musical comedy, for example, are closely allied to traditional pop.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Traditional-pop-music   (4001 words)

  
  Music genre - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In common usage, "classical music" often refers to orchestral music in general, regardless of when it was composed or for what purpose (film scores and orchestral arrangements on pop music recordings, example).
Melodic music is found in all parts of the world, overlapping many genres, and may be performed by a singer or orchestra, or a combination of the two.
Traditional pop music overlaps a number of these categories: big band music and musical comedy, for example, are closely allied to traditional pop.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Music_genre   (3689 words)

  
 Facts about traditional pop music
This article deals with the type of music that succeeded big band music and preceded rock and roll as the most popular kind of music in the United States of America, most of Europe, and some other parts of the world.
Traditional pop music is the popular music of the late 1940s and early 1950s.
It developed from big band music as a result of the emphasis shifting from the band to the singer.
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/traditional_pop_music.html   (287 words)

  
 Station Information - Pop music
Depending on context, pop music is either an abbreviation of popular music or a term for a sub-genre of it.
Successful pop music (and successful pop music is usually measured in terms of its commercial success without any pretence to broader artistic goals) is usually performed by charismatic performers who may or may not be musically talented but who look attractive and may dance well.
In most of pop music, the record producer is a major contributor, sometimes more important than the artist, through choosing the songs and shaping the sound of the music.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/p/po/pop_music.html   (463 words)

  
 VIBE.com: Music Search
Traditional pop drew from a repertoire of songs written by professional songwriters and were performed by a vocalist that was supported by either an orchestra or a small combo.
In traditional pop, the song is the key -- although the singer is the focal point, this style of singing doesn't rely on vocal improvisations like jazz singing does.
Traditional pop can also refer to the orchestra leaders and arrangers that provided the instrumental settings for vocalists.
www.vibe.com /music/search/desc.html?id=RCAgMjk0MQ==   (134 words)

  
  Traditional pop music: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Traditional pop music is the popular music of the late 1940s and early 1950s....Jo Stafford Kay-Starr Kay Starr Kay Starr Gale Storm The-Ames-Brothers The Ames Brothers The Ames...
This article deals with the type of music that succeeded big band music and preceded rock and roll as the most popular kind of music in the United States of America, most of Europe, and some other parts of the world.
Traditional pop music is the popular music of the late 1940s and early 1950s.
www.encyclopedian.com /ma/Mainstream-pop-music.html   (411 words)

  
 San'at :: The Uzbek pop music at the change of centuries
Here it is necessary to note, that in zenith of the glory the star pop group "Beatles" always emphasized, that their art, arising from the street sounds, based on intention to reject all old stereotypes of music including "light genres" and to find modern samples of sounding.
A new stage of pop music in Uzbekistan of the 90s was connected with the style phenomena, which had substituted the traditional pop art (the repertoire of the Uzbek pop music was formed because of arrangements of pop songs and creativity of composers of the 60s - 70s).
In the republic continues to develop the traditional pop music demonstrating enviable mobility of the style (it is observed in the art of Farrukh Zakirov and ensemble "Yalla", Nasiba Abdullaeva, Gulomjon Yakubov, Nuriddin Khaidarov, Ravshan Kamilov and others).
www.sanat.orexca.com /eng/1-04/music.shtml   (1475 words)

  
 Music genre at AllExperts
In common usage, "classical music" often refers to orchestral music in general, regardless of when it was composed or for what purpose (film scores and orchestral arrangements on pop music recordings, example).
Melodic music is found in all parts of the world, overlapping many genres, and may be performed by a singer or orchestra, or a combination of the two.
Traditional pop music overlaps a number of these categories: big band music and musical comedy, for example, are closely allied to traditional pop.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/mu/music_genre.htm   (3382 words)

  
 Art on Podium: Pop Music in Iran
It is important to remind that recording music in those days was quite a time-consuming, fastidious and delicate affair and this fuss was the key and secret to the immortality and eternal popularity of 50s music and bear evidence to the amount of work, precision and guts that went into producing those songs.
The popularity and fame of pop music gave rise to the emergence of a number of pop bands in the late 40s and 50s.
In conclusion, this experienced musician said that in essence pop music is drawing nations around the world closer to each other and the more time passes the more the language of pop music becomes international.
www.iranchamber.com /podium/art/020619_pop_music_iran.php   (999 words)

  
 Pop music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The expression "pop music" may also be used to refer to particular subgenres (within the pop music genre) that are in some cases referred to as soft rock and pop/rock.
Partly because youth culture itself is an object of social concern, pop music has historically been the source of numerous moral panics, especially as many of the styles that influence it trickle up from minority groups (racial, ethnic, sexual or class-based) about which the dominant class holds negative stereotypes.
Music videos and live performances are often used for exposure in the media, and artists may have extravagant stage shows and use choreographed dancing.
www.1bx.com /en/Pop_music.htm   (2659 words)

  
 Halfvalue.com Music: Traditional Vocal Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Music is an art form that involves organized and audible sounds and silence.
Music may also involve generative forms in time through the construction of patterns and combinations of natural stimuli, principally sound.
Music may be used for artistic or aesthetic, communicative, entertainment, or ceremonial purposes.
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 POP MUSIC POPULAR SINGING TALENT AND MUSICAL SHOWCASE - SIMON COWELL LOUIS WALSH SHARON OSBOURNE - SOLAR COLA, COKE, ...
Successful pop music--which is usually measured in terms of its commercial success, without any regard for broader artistic merit--is usually performed by charismatic performers who may or may not be musically talented but who look attractive, are fashionable, and usually are able to dance well.
In most of pop music, the record producer is a major contributor--sometimes more important than the artist--who chooses the songs and shapes the sound of the music.
Though most of today's manufactured pop stars have been shaped to fit the image and style of these more famous and successful stars, these older stars were all from a period before Milli Vanilli and all have legitimate musical talent of their own, as writers, producers, and/or instrument-players.
www.solarnavigator.net /music/pop_music.htm   (1172 words)

  
 JS Online: Sounding off
Many music fans seem to agree that the critic is still needed, to serve as an unbiased educator - even though being purely objective about music, by its very nature a highly subjective animal, is a tricky proposition.
The cheekily self-appointed "gods of music" are not a threat to traditional pop music critics, but instead represent an altogether new source of information and opinion for music fans.
Pop music criticism may still be relevant, but the critic's way of working is changing.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/music/mar04/212147.asp   (1662 words)

  
 facts JPN-music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moreover, pop music is constantly performed live and is available on records or tapes, or by cable broadcasts in restaurants and coffee shops, extensively permeating the people'.s daily life.
Instrumental music from the West permeated the general public through performances by the military bands of the Army and the Navy, organized with the cooperation of foreign countries such as Britain, France and Germany.
Professional musical education has its roots in the widespread musical education of children at home, and there are many private classes, large and small, for helping such home education.
asnic.utexas.edu /asnic/countries/japan/japmusic.html   (2737 words)

  
 Popular music
The difference between the old folk music and modern amateur performance of popular music is that the participants in the latter genre are well acquainted with the expert performances that they hear on recordings, and often try to emulate them.
The older folk music of a society often lives on in a popularized version, which is likewise performed by experts and commercially disseminated.
As noted earlier, these have a distinct character from popular music: either they are transmitted by word of mouth rather than in organized fashion (children's songs, authentic folk music) or else they are produced to fill the needs of a particular social institution (church, aristocracy, the military, or the state).
www.mp3.fm /Popular_music.htm   (724 words)

  
 Patti Page - Female Singer In Traditional Pop Music
She is unusual in that she came to traditional pop from country music, and some of her recordings are somewhat country flavored.
She is sometimes considered the first major crossover artist to popularize country music to the general public.
Many of her songs have a strong beat to them that prelude rock 'n' roll.
www.jeffosretromusic.com /page.html   (571 words)

  
 Malian Pop Music :: afropopshop.org
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 Traditional Japanese Music--printer friendly version | National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Music plays a large role in the traditional dramatic arts of kabuki and noh, so the guide concludes with annotations of sites addressing these art forms.
Describes the earliest Japanese music (the musical life of the Nara and Heian periods and before) and early religious music.
Sections of the Fact Sheet are: introduction; gagaku; religious music; biwa, koto, shakuhachi and shamisen; folk songs; Western music comes to Japan; the native ballad, or enka; the birth of Japanese pop music, or kayokyoku; "new music" and after; and Western classical music in Japan.
www.indiana.edu /~japan/iguides/tradmusic-pfv.html   (856 words)

  
 Japanese Music - Japanese Pop (J-Pop)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Japan, the term J-Pop is used to distinguish this modern style of music from others such as Classical or Enka, which is a traditionally styled Japanese ballad.
Jazz re-introduced many of the musical instruments that were previously only used to perform classical music and military marching music to bars and clubs and introduced “fun” to Japan’s music scene.
Japan-made Pops, became a common word to discribe both City Pops and a part of New Music.
music.3yen.com /2004-12-22/japanese-pop-j-pop   (1107 words)

  
 Traditional Chinese instrumental music
Erhu, a two-stringed fiddle, is one of the best-known traditional Chinese music instruments.
Its music is usually very expressive and touching, especially when you feel down and blue.
Xun, with a history of six to seven thousands years, is an earthen musical instrument, which can be categorized as a kind of ocarina.
www.sinohits.net /music/index.htm   (430 words)

  
 Pop: Daniel Ponce Ensemble - New York Times
Ponce's band pulls together rhythms and melodic ideas from traditional and pop music all around the Americas: Cuban rumbas, New York jazz and funk, Brazilian samba, Dominican merengue, Puerto Rican bomba and plena, and Yoruba rhythms that look back to West Africa.
It used American trap drums plus a Latin percussion section, synthesizer along with horns and piano and vocals (by Orlando Puntilla Rios and Olufemi Mitchell) that were closer to Yoruba chants than to pop or salsa songs.
Unfortunately, the horn section seemed underrehearsed; the music's taut, crisscrossing lines and be-bop harmonies were often just a tangle.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE5DF153DF932A15752C0A96E948260   (342 words)

  
 Music Pop - ClickMega   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pop music is a genre of popular music distinguished from classical or art music and from folk music.
Pop music news and information, charts, special artist features and interactive music chat.
Although 'Pop Music' is often used as a catch-all phrase to describe all of popular music, for our...
www.clickmega.com /music-pop.html   (232 words)

  
 »»Traditional Pop Music Reviews««
The music of the northwestern Spanish coastal province of Galicia consists of a persistent Celtic strain grafted onto centuries of Portuguese, Spanish, and early music influences.
Susana Seivane's music has a much richer sound to it; much more substantial in tone; more flavorful--the free tracks, at least, are much more upbeat, as well (at least from what I heard of Hevia by listening online; I don't actually own any of their albums).
For many years during the height of his popularity, Bob and his music were rejected by the orthodox country music establishment for being too "jazzy" and ignored by the jazz world for being too "hillbilly".
www.megamusicreviews.com /Pop/Pop_Essentials/Traditional_Pop/Traditional_Pop_112.html   (4617 words)

  
 Greg Sandow --  "Classical Music in an Age of Pop," fifth and sixth classes, 10/12 and 10/19
Cage (along with Morton Feldman and Earle Browne, who wrote music with a related aesthetic) is an example of the kind of underground ferment that bubbled into glorious public view in the '60s.
When he took a shot at a serious musical career, he took a trip to Chicago, where the small Chess record label was recording a lot of the electric blues that emerged after the great fl migration northward.
Quite literally, it was a combination of white music and fl music, a crossing of racial lines in music that nobody had ever done before -- and which Sam Philips had been looking for, without knowing what form it would take when he found it.
www.gregsandow.com /1012.htm   (4178 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts:Music:Styles:P:Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pop recordings are characterized by catchy melodies, energetic performance regardless of tempo, and attention-grabbing production meant to "hook" the listener.
Pop emerged in the early 1960s as a lighter alternative to rock.
For bands and solo performers primarily associated with the pop music style, even though some performances may be within a different style or genre.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/P/Pop/desc.html   (270 words)

  
 Spain: National Geographic World Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While the traditional and pop music of Madrid is often poles apart from that of the city's longtime rival, Barcelona.
Flamenco is Spain's signature musical export, and is as close to a "national music" as the nation comes.
Spain is also the home of a burgeoning pop music industry, which began to take off in the 1980s with la movida—a cultural reawakening that shook off the long, dull years of Franco's fascist rule.
worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com /worldmusic/view/page.basic/country/content.country/spain_14   (988 words)

  
 Downloads - Download Music - Download MP3s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the last and most popular in a long line of traditional male vocalists who emerged before the rock-dominated 1960s, Johnny Mathis concentrated on romantic readings of jazz and pop standards for the ever-shrinking adult contemporary audience of the '60s and '70s.
The influence of middle-of-the-road pop slowly crept into their material from the 1940s; by the end of the decade the Mills Brothers began recording with traditional orchestras (usually conducted by Sy Oliver, Hal McIntyre or Sonny Burke).
A collection of dusky, atmospheric mood music released as a CD in 1990, Time for Love serves as a superb overview of the jazz-pop songstress in her prime.
www.mp3.com /traditional-pop/genre/915/subgenre.html   (3552 words)

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