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  World Music Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The World Music Awards (founded in 1989) is an international awards show that annually honors recording artists based on their worldwide sales figures, which are provided by the various organisations including record companies and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
According to the official World Music Awards website: "The World's best-selling recording-artists in the various categories are determined after a thorough research conducted by the organization on record certifications and record company sales figures" [3].
The Chopard Diamond World Music Award is a new award, given to artists who have sold over 100 million albums over the course of their careers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Music_Awards   (662 words)

 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Music is part of a group's cultural identity; it reflects their past and separates them from surrounding people.
Music is rooted in the culture of a society in the same ways that food, dress and language are.
The meaning of a certain piece of music is embedded in the past, and in the culture of the people listening to it.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/music/index.shtml   (222 words)

 Garland encyclopedia of world music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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garland-encyclopedia-of-world-music.dar.pulawy.pl   (508 words)

 World Music
World Music Press was founded on a shoestring in 1985 by multicultural music specialist Judith Cook Tucker, on the principle that the bottom line for us was intercultural understanding through music.
Publishing world music materials for classroom and community use is not only a business for us, but a passion and a mission as well.
World Music Press strives to meet the needs of music educators, ESL, social studies, general classroom and physical education teachers, choral directors, ethnomusicologists, community outreach staff, librarians, adoptive parents and music lovers who seek authentic ethnic materials that display the unique vitality and integrity that only an insider's view can give.
www.worldmusicpress.com   (186 words)

 encyclopedia garland music world
World's Music: General Perspectives and Reference Tools (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music), James Porter, Garland Science...
this set of book on geographical areas of world music focuses on a single region and examines the role of music...
This encyclopedia offers a focused overview of World War II the circumstances that led up to war, the underlying causes, its unfolding and consequences.
www.musicdownload-free.com /63/encyclopedia-garland-music-world.html   (552 words)

 Texas Public Radio - World Music on KSTX
Her love of world music, Saravia says, was inspired by her travels throughout Europe, Africa and the Americas.
Her first CD was 'Salt Rain' for which she was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2001, the first World Music musician to be nominated for this prestigious British music award.
Deirdre Saravia of World Music on KSTX spoke with Phillippe Solal, one of the co-founders.
www.tpr.org /programs/worldmusic.html   (1086 words)

 World Music / worldmusic.nu
These links will lead you to news and information about world music, folk music, jazz and the avant garde as it is practiced around the world, as well as poetry, images and other cultural interests.
Lou Dalfin, a group led by Sergio Berardo and his hurdy-gurdy, have been part of the Occitan musical scene since 1982, but you wouldn't be able to tell from their latest release "The Devil's Inn," filled as it is with youthful vigor.
Musically speaking, this record is a very good example of rock-traditional fusion, balancing between a necessary sensitivity and high energy.
www.worldmusic.nu   (347 words)

 World Music Central - The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East
About the authors: Virginia Danielson, is Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Librarian at Harvard University and author of The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century (1997).
Scott Marcus is Associate Professor of Music at the UC Santa Barbara.
Dwight Reynolds is Professor of Religion at UC Santa Barbara and author of Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition (1995).
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20051105104018976   (247 words)

 World - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
The music of planet Earth is as diverse as the globe is large.
While western pop music is ubiquitous, making headlines and dominating airwaves, listening to and exploring the music of the world's many cultures allows further opportunities for universal communication.
Western music was once mistakenly considered the pinnacle of the sonic arts.
music.download.com /2001-7990_32-0.html   (257 words)

 Amazon.com: The Sensual World: Music: Kate Bush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Musically, Bush broadens her palette with the smart additions of Irish piper Davey Spillane, Balkan singers The Trio Bulgarka, and jazz bassist Eberhard Weber.
The music is deep and lush, atmospheric and aural.
The Sensual World may not be her best album, but it's still a brilliant and sensual album all the same.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000026IP?v=glance   (2877 words)

 One World Music
one world is on the island of key west and the florida keys.
one world is a caribbean band what plays soca, calypso, reggae, ska type island music.
when the sun shines with great songs of happy caribbean party entertainment you can see the musicians one world perform.
www.oneworldkeywest.com   (76 words)

 fRoots Feature : World Music History (1/4)
Ever since World Music emerged as a useful marketing concept back in 1987, conspiracy theorists have wasted energies on criticising it.
In the New York Times last October, rock star David Byrne penned a feature titled 'Why I Hate World Music.' "In my experience, the use of the term world music is a way of dismissing artists or their music as irrelevant to one's own life," he avowed.
All of this was very far from the thoughts of those who instigated the short-term marketing plan that resulted in World Music becoming a 'genre'.
www.frootsmag.com /content/features/world_music_history   (657 words)

 Silver Bush Music, Sitar, Sarod, Harmonium, Indian musical instruments, Doumbeks, Bagpipes, All Morld Music Repairs, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 2006 Silver Bush Music will be moving part of it's operation to a 50 acre property located on the north coast of NSW Australia.
We plan to have: a world music store, a music school teaching North Indian Classical music and the Perfect Third music system, and a manufacturing and repair workshop.
Fairfax is a cutting edge musical township in Marin County California, which is nestled lovingly in the redwood covered arms of Mount Tamalpais (the sleeping lady).
www.silverbushmusic.com   (285 words)

 Putumayo World Music - Official Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A musical mosaic of Balkan, Central Asian and Middle Eastern flavors mixed with sophisticated global pop and dance music.
Putumayo is donating all proceeds from its critically acclaimed albums New Orleans and Mississippi Blues through the end of the year to relief efforts in the area.
Music from the Winelands is a full-bodied selection of songs from leading wine-producing regions.
www.putumayo.com   (286 words)

 LuaKa BoP: David Byrne
In my experience, the use of the term world music is a way of dismissing artists or their music as irrelevant to one’s own life.
And what is exciting for me is that they have taken elements of global (Western?) music apart, examined the pieces to see what might be of use and then re-invented and reassembled the parts to their own ends.
This interest in music not like that made in our own little villages (Dumbarton, Scotland, and Arbutus, Md., in my own case) is not, as it’s often claimed, cultural tourism, because once you’ve let something in, let it grab hold of you, you’re forever changed.
www.luakabop.com /david_byrne/cmp/worldmusic.html   (1875 words)

 BAROQUE MUSIC PAGE: biogs, pictures, music samples
Music reflects the mood of the times, then as now as always.
Follow the development of music through this brief outline, from the earliest times to the present day, with baroque music in historical context.
There are currently two schools of thought in the performance of baroque music: the "modern" and the "authentic" - though both names are misleading.
www.baroquemusic.org   (539 words)

 World music from cdRoots
Founded in 1986 by Nikiforos Metaxas, a Byzantine music specialist, it became one of the first musical ensembles to seriously explore the roots of both Greek and Turkish music and their impact on oneanother.
Stivell and his group explore the traditional music of Britanny in a thoroughly contemporary setting on this 2006 release, modulating his trademark Celtic harp and vocals with the group sound using bass, pipes, guitar, vocalists and a significant amount of electronic programming.
Traditional vocal music from Latvia by one of the countries best known choral groups, founded in 1976 to represent the music of both of the major cultural groups of the country, Latvians and Livonians.
www.cdroots.com   (2482 words)

 Rainlore's World of Music
Rainlore's World of Music aims to feature all the best in music of all types, with a mix of info, news and reviews, with a particular emphasis also on providing exposure for generally less well-known artists, and thus share some of the wonderful music around with a wider audience.
The principal focus of Rainlore's World of Music is Jewish music of all varieties, and Steel Pan.
The Jewish Music page is the most active of the various music pages, with news and info, and you can also access the reviews and artist's profiles from there.
www.rainlore.demon.co.uk /WorldOfMusic.html   (433 words)

 World Music Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As the World Music Program developed, the collection grew rapidly in both size and scope.
Wesleyan is extremely fortunate to have Dr. McAllester's Navajo collection, the largest in the world, which includes eight different versions of Blessingway, two of Shootingway (among other ceremonies), each with hundreds of songs.
Staffing for the World Music Archives comprises the Director, Alec McLane (who is also the Music Librarian), Jody Cormack Viswanathan and Jennifer Thom Hadley, Archives Assistants, and an ever-changing cast of graduate students.
www.wesleyan.edu /libr/srhome/srwma.htm   (277 words)

 WorldBeatPlanet | A whole world of music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Music is one of the strongest channels to re-announce this important message
In what is probably a world premiere, a reggae track featuring some toasting in Lingala has been released solely to the web.
According to Infospace, the term "music lyrics" was the most-used term by US surfers so far in 2005.
www.worldbeatplanet.com   (629 words)

 Education World® - *Arts & Humanities : Performance Arts : Music : General Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
American Music Center Nonprofit information and resource center promotes the creation, performance and appreciation of contemporary American music.
Bellevue School of Music Bellevue, Washington school offers private lessons and performance ensembles for a number of instruments.
Composers Net Directory of past and present classical music composers provides a searchable index of profiles and an archive of articles on music history.
db.education-world.com /perl/browse?cat_id=1252   (376 words)

 World Music Network News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
World Music Network produces the Rough Guide introductions to music from around the world and fund-raising CDs for Amnesty, Oxfam and New Internationalist.
Nuru Kane was born and raised in Medina, Dakar, and his distinctive take on Senegalese music explores the connections between the music of North and West Africa – a musical journey across the Sahara.
World Music Network has now improved the highly respected Rough Guide series by updating the artwork.
www.worldmusic.net /home   (415 words)

 World Music
From the Piemonte to the far south, the Folkclub Ethnosuoni label has been documenting the contemporary folk music of Italy (with a few diversions into other parts of Europe) for over a decade, presenting new and exciting music from men and women across the musical spectrum.
While some Scandinavian music called jazz is just Scandinavian music performed with jazz instrumentation, not jazz, and often very severe, across Europe approachable and creative jazz of sorts which has been played for decades is still played very well, and not without innovations...
This music was worth playing, Sutton was a kid among veterans when pre-1930s jazz came back after 1940, a kid veteran among a new generation in the later 1940s, and aged 79 when Rosanno met him, playing different rooms on different floors in the same Swiss inn...
www.rootsworld.com /rw   (1115 words)

 World Music Radio - Putumayo World Music Hour
Hosted by Dan Storper, the Putumayo World Music Spotlight, features one song each day from different regions of the world.
The Putumayo World Music Hour and Spotlights are available for syndication.
The Putumayo World Music Hour is a production of Big Toe Audio.
www.putumayo.com /radio.html   (221 words)

 PCWorld.com - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
World's largest flat-panel TV will be available before the end of the year, but at what price?
PC World's roundup of news, tips and tools in the war on junk e-mail.
• PC World Latin America: La revista de informática para negocios, ahora en español.
www.pcworld.com /news   (529 words)

 World Music on KTRU
Sufi Music from Sindh by The Sinhi Music Ensemble, Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Music of Turkey by The Necdet Yassar Ensemble, Music of the World
Transylvanian Village Music by The Okros Ensemble, Rounder
www.houstonculture.org /world/music.html   (1389 words)

 Ancient-Future.Com: World Music Online
Welcome to the #1 charting world music education site from Ancient Future, the world's first and longest running musical organization dedicated exclusively to the mission of creating world fusion music.
Ancient Future is a family of world music masters with many ensemble variations.
Search for what you are looking for among the many world music and dance pages of this award-winning web site.
www.ancient-future.com   (208 words)

 BBC - Music - World
The whole concert of last week's Awards for World Music are now available to watch and listen to the broadband wrapper - find it on the Radio 3 website.
The La Linea series enters its 6 year, presenting new trends and moves in music of Latin origin.
Browse the reviews section for new music similar to this.
www.bbc.co.uk /music/world   (325 words)

 BBC - Radio 3 - World Music
Don't miss BBC Four's complete coverage of the fantastic Awards for World Music concert from Brixton.
The audio archive is the one stop shop for all the world music features and concerts currently available on the site.
The place to find out about the music of the world local to you.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio3/worldmusic/index.shtml   (401 words)

 Blue Orbit: World Music Specialis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Our purpose is to provide the finest music, by the finest artist in the worldÂ… artist that you may not have heard of until now.
We strive to create cutting-edge, razor sharp, royalty-free stock music: from World Beat and ambient styles to electronic and hard hitting guitar beats, to melodic emotion provoking tunes, this is not typical music stock.
Spyderbites writes: His music brings together musical styles from across the world: It flows from soft meandering orchestral-like movements, which sweep and swirl with ethnic rhythms, to hard pounding African drums, and Liquid Magazine says: “It is refreshing to have a local artist compose on such a scale” "
www.blueorbitmusic.com   (285 words)

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