Talking Swing: The British Big Bands

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Certainly it was true of directors like John Ford or Orson Welles (the Mercury Theatre Group) in the 1940s. ‘Silent Cinema’ drew heavily on the conventions of the theatrical melodrama. However all this focus on reason and logic couldn't last, and Enlightenment literature was soon overshadowed by Romanticism which preferred feelings and emotions. The 'opposite' of High Fantasy is the Low Fantasy genre. Gothic Metal, as it is meant today, is usually a mixing of Death Metal riffing with moody keyboards and female vocals, sometimes mixed with aggressive growling from a male vocalist, sometimes not. (The combination has been called �Beauty and the Beast vocals') The genre is very loosely defined, and many bands that are essentially atmospheric rock or Power Metal with female singers are labeled Gothic.

Richard Rodgers No Strings Vocal Score

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The Great Depression did not stop Broadway – in fact, the 1930s saw the lighthearted musical comedy reach its creative zenith. The study of Aristotle became part of the Neoplatonic school curriculum, which began with the Categories and progressed through the Organon to the Physics and Metaphysics. The body hears, but only the intellect listens (see Baugh 1993, Gracyk 2007). The origin of the modern textual divisions of Aristotle's work is not known and those divisions are not authoritative.

The Songs of Hans Pfitzner: A Guide and Study (Music

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A master of the more intimate forms of musical compostitions, Schumann is unique in music history as being one of the great composers who concentrated on one musical genre at a time, with the bulk of his earliest compositions being for the piano. Repeatable for credit when readings and focus vary. Luke) for use in Roman Catholic and Anglican services. march: instrumental music in duple meter with a repeated and regular rhythm usually used to accompany military movements and processions. masque: an aristocratic 16th-17th-century English theater form integrating poetry, dance, music, and elaborate sets. mass: the principal religious service of the Catholic Church, with musical parts that either vary according to Church calendar (the Proper) or do not (the Ordinary). mazurka: a moderately fast Polish country dance in triple meter in which the accent is shifted to the weak beats. motet: (1) to ca. 1400, a piece with one or more voices, often with different but related sacred or secular texts, singing over a fragment of chant in longer note-values; (2) after 1400, a polyphonic setting of a short sacred text. nocturne: a moderately slow piece, usually for piano, of dreamy, contemplative character and song-like melody. ode: cantata-like musical setting of the lyric poetry form so called. opera: theatrically staged story set to instrumental and vocal music such that most or all of the acted parts are sung. a drama set to music sung by singers usually in costume, with instrumental accompaninent; the music is integral and is not incidental. operetta: a light opera with spoken dialogue, songs, and dances. oratorio: originally setting of an extended religious narrative (and since ca. 1800, non-religious ones as well) for vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra, intended for concert or church performance without costumes or stage settings. ostinato: a short melodic, rhythmic, or chordal phrase repeated continuously throughout a piece or section while other musical elements are generally changing. partita: term initially applied as a synonym for "set of variations" (17th century), then as a synonym for "suite" (ca. 1700 to present). passacaglia: an instrumental dance form usually in triple meter in which there are ground-bass or ostinato variations. pavan(e): a stately court dance in duple meter, from the 16th and 17th centuries, and remaining popular in the 17th century as an instrumental form. polka: an energetic Bohemian dance performed in the round in 2/4 time. polonaise: a stately Polish processional dance in 3/4 time. prelude: (1) an instrumental section or movement preceding or introducing a larger piece or group of pieces; (2) a self-contained short piece usually for piano. psalm: a vocal work set to text from the Book of Psalms. quadrille: a lively, rhythmic 19th-century French country couple dance that incorporates popular tunes, usually in duple meter. requiem: a musical composition honoring the dead; specially the Roman Catholic Mass for the dead, but also other commemorative pieces of analogous intent. rhapsody: term similar to "fantasia" applied to pieces inspired by extroverted romantic notions. romance: (1) a song with a simple vocal line and a simple accompaniment; especially popular in late 18th-19th-century France and Italy; (2) a short instrumental piece with the lyrical character of a vocal romance. rondo: an instrumental form in which one section intermittently recurs between subsidiary sections and which concludes the piece. scherzo: term designating lively and usually lighthearted instrumental music; most commonly used to label the fast-tempo movement of a symphony, sonata, etc. serenade: a light and/or intimate piece of no specific form such as might be played in an open-air evening setting. sinfonia: term applied in a variety of contexts in different periods; e.g., as a near synonym for "instrumental canzona," "prelude," "overture," and "symphony." sonata: an extended piece for instrumental soloist with or without instrumental accompaniment), usually in several movements. sonatina: a short sonata, or one of modest intent; especially popular during the Classical Period. song cycle: a group of songs performed in an order establishing a musical continuity related to some underlying (conceptual) theme.

Jazz Generations: A Life in American Music and Society

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I am struggling with a Genre for my novel. It is supposed to be geared towards teen or fantasy teen. Poets create highly personal and often abstract works that draw the reader into. These latter understandings of classic are too lax for our purposes and are therefore rejected. a vast category, which can be subdivided by type (e.g., "Young Adult Mystery," Young adult romance," etc.). Because this assumption cannot be accepted a priori, it is readily challenged a posteriori by the fact that many African-American musicians and audiences admire the best white blues performers.

Tin Pan Alley (Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music)

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Arthur Asa Berger is Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts at San Francisco State University, where he has taught since 1965. Wheel of Wealth Special Edition™ Free Slots Machine Time to Discover Something Really Cool! Instead such works emphasize locating and questioning realities in the present, starting with the question of whose stories are actually being lived in heterogeneous souths, the souths acclaimed by C. This period in music history is sometimes referred to as "the Viennese Classic period," and it was centered in Vienna.

Sing With The Choir For Dummies - Book/CD Pack

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These are the sayings of Jesus that are narrative and instructional, contained in the Gospels. This course will explore the relationship between women and literature, i.e., women as producers of literature, as objects of literary discourse, and as readers. It has become very popular in America as source of exercise and stress management. That’s what the band was thinking about calling themselves. Since the 1930s, Latin rhythms have been popular among, and reinterpreted by West, Central, and East African musicians, resulting in a rich, two-directional cross-fertilization, since the Latin music incorporates many features originally African.

Forging America: New Lands and High Culture

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The hierarchy of genres also had a corresponding hierarchy of formats: large format for history paintings, small format for still lifes. Art flows between love and hate, admiration and denouncement, pleasure and pain... you name it, there is art for it and art against it. As an outgrowth of economic history in the 1960s, this discipline initially focused on disenfranchised social groups. Miracle play: A play from the Middle Ages featuring saints or miraculous appearances by the Virgin Mary.

Out of Our Heads: Rock 'n' Roll Before the Drugs Wore Off

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Soon they were composing their own tunes, telling their own stories, and singing and playing their instruments in their own new ways. • This gave rise to a new, uniquely American musical genre, originally called hillbilly or mountain music, then country and western, then just country music. • As a national mainstream genre, American country music broke out in the 1920s when radio spread throughout America. Writing to communicate is an early writing style that has undergone changes in the technological era.

Send in the Clones: A Cultural Study of the Tribute Band

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It is vocal as well as instrumental music, which earlier was played for religious purposes, but now is considered as dance music. There's no time or space to explain why this language difference matters (beyond political tactics) to the formation, implementation, and evaluation of policy. During the Baroque period, composers experimented with musical contrasts that differed greatly from the music of the Renaissance. The parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15:3-7) uses “sheep” literally, but the allegory of the good shepherd uses “sheep” figuratively; the parable of the vineyard owner (Luke 20:9-21) uses “vineyard” literally, but the allegory of the vine and the branches uses “vine” figuratively.

Great Family Songbook: A Treasury of Favorite Show Tunes,

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Louise Nevelson's boxlike enclosures, each with its own composition of assembled objects, illustrate the style in sculpture. Popular genres such as soul and funk have derived from R&B. The vocals in reggae are less of a defining characteristic of the genre than the instrumentation and rhythm, as almost any song can be performed in a reggae style. Before the breakup of the East African Community in 1977, there was a continuing flow of Tanzanian musicians visiting Kenya to record and perform.