In the mood

17 choral arrangements of classic popular songs

Author: David Blackwell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780193302013

Category: Music

Page: 180

View: 6909

In the Mood is an anthology of choral arrangements of seventeen classic popular songs by such great names as Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Richard Rodgers. All the pieces are expertly arranged by the editors to suit the needs of amateur SATB groups--school choirs, youth choirs, or chamber choirs of any description--looking for lighter popular repertoire. There is a mixture of accompanied and unaccompanied numbers in a variety of styles: smoky blues, up-tempo scat, sentimental swing, exuberant Dixieland, sophisticated close-harmony, and a couple of opulent show-stoppers like "Somewhere over the Rainbow."

Musical Opinion

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: N.A

View: 4439

Issues for include section: The Organ world.

BBC Music Magazine

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: N.A

View: 5177

Your Song Your Joy

Author: Trixi Field

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0955980518

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

View: 8282

A growing body of evidence seems to indicate that singing, chanting and gentle vocal toning can be excellent for improving your voice, for racking up your joy quota, improving your general health and wellbeing, reducing your stress levels, and for helping to develop soaring self confidence. Would you like to tone up your voice? Begin to use it with more confidence? Enjoy the relaxing, stress-busting effects that singing, toning and chanting can have? Enhance your sense of inner peace and well being through mindful song and chant? Simply sing your heart out, no matter what anyone else thinks about it? Easy to read and packed full of simple ideas, tips and exercises, let this little book help you begin to tone up that most natural of communication tools and musical instruments and start to enjoy just what YOUR VOICE can do for you!

American Popular Music and Its Business

The First Four Hundred Years, Volume III: From 1900-1984

Author: the late Russell Sanjek

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190243309

Category: Music

Page: 750

View: 9076

This volume focuses on developments in the music business in the twentieth century, including vaudeville, music boxes, the relationship of Hollywood to the music business, the "fall and rise" of the record business in the 1930s, new technology (TV, FM, and the LP record) after World War II, the dominance of rock-and-roll and the huge increase in the music business during the 1950s and 1960s, and finally the changing music business scene from 1967 to the present, especially regarding government regulations, music licensing, and the record business.

The Rock 'n' Roll Classroom

Using Music to Manage Mood, Energy, and Learning

Author: Rich Allen,W.W. Wood

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452283869

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 4252

Pump up the volume to increase student learning! Drawing on educational and neuroscientific research, the authors unlock the mystery of managing mood, energy, and learning with music in this one-of-a-kind handbook. No matter what subject or grade you teach, The Rock 'n' Roll Classroom provides all the notes you’ll need to shake up your classroom and engage each of your students, including: Playlists customized for specific purposes like reducing students’ stress or increasing focus Tips and tricks for accessing all your tunes easily and inexpensively Anecdotes from teachers about how they use music to manage everyday situations Sample lessons across grade levels

What's That Sound?, An Introduction to Rock and Its History

Arts, Performing arts

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490270892

Category: Education

Page: 68

View: 4936

Facts101 is your complete guide to What's That Sound?, An Introduction to Rock and Its History. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Befreit

Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss

Author: Tara Westover

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462316680

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 6307

Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«

Orestes

Author: Euripides

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 248

View: 6982

"Em seu Orestes, Eurípides recria o conjunto de desventuras que se seguem ao assassinato de Clitemnestra como vingança pela morte de Agamêmnon. Se nas Eumênides de Ésquilo o foco está na perseguição das Erínias, que buscam expiação pelo delito de Orestes cometido contra a própria mãe, aqui, Eurípides se volta para as consequências sociais do crime: Orestes e sua irmã Electra se encontram, em Argos, à espera do julgamento da assembleia, que provavelmente os condenará à morte. Há, contudo, uma esperança: depois de muitas dificuldades no retorno, Menelau finalmente consegue voltar à Grécia, podendo, assim, interceder em favor dos sobrinhos. Em meio aos delírios de Orestes, os planos de fuga de Electra e as variadas mudanças de rumo da trama, Eurípides constrói uma peça intrigante, que mais poderia ser chamada, diante de nossas concepções aristotélicas, de antitragédia, dedicada a trazer ambiguidade às soluções dramáticas de seus antecessores, quebrar expectativas e desconstruir convenções teatrais, levantando-nos uma série de questões: seriam as Erínias ou a loucura a perseguir Orestes? Diante do tamanho de seus infortúnios, conseguem os personagens manter sua grandeza? O que está a dizer o mensageiro frígio, em seu relato? Será razoável a intervenção de Apolo? A incerteza que permeia a peça, encenada pela primeira vez em 408 a.C., encontra paralelos na sociedade ateniense de seu tempo que, imersa na fase final da guerra do Peloponeso, estava fatigada e descrente de si mesma, à espera de um deus ex machina que lhe salvasse." - Bernardo Brandão

Rocking the Classics

English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

Author: Edward Macan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195356816

Category: Music

Page: 320

View: 3035

Few styles of popular music have generated as much controversy as progressive rock, a musical genre best remembered today for its gargantuan stage shows, its fascination with epic subject matter drawn from science fiction, mythology, and fantasy literature, and above all for its attempts to combine classical music's sense of space and monumental scope with rock's raw power and energy. Its dazzling virtuosity and spectacular live concerts made it hugely popular with fans during the 1970s, who saw bands such as King Crimson, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, and Jethro Tull bring a new level of depth and sophistication to rock. On the other hand, critics branded the elaborate concerts of these bands as self- indulgent and materialistic. They viewed progressive rock's classical/rock fusion attempts as elitist, a betrayal of rock's populist origins. In Rocking the Classics, the first comprehensive study of progressive rock history, Edward Macan draws together cultural theory, musicology, and music criticism, illuminating how progressive rock served as a vital expression of the counterculture of the late 1960s and 1970s. Beginning with a description of the cultural conditions which gave birth to the progressive rock style, he examines how the hippies' fondness for hallucinogens, their contempt for Establishment-approved pop music, and their fascination with the music, art, and literature of high culture contributed to this exciting new genre. Covering a decade of music, Macan traces progressive rock's development from the mid- to late-sixties, when psychedelic bands such as the Moody Blues, Procol Harum, the Nice, and Pink Floyd laid the foundation of the progressive rock style, and proceeds to the emergence of the mature progressive rock style marked by the 1969 release of King Crimson's album In the Court of the Crimson King. This "golden age" reached its artistic and commercial zenith between 1970 and 1975 in the music of bands such as Jethro Tull, Yes, Genesis, ELP, Gentle Giant, Van der Graaf Generator, and Curved Air. In turn, Macan explores the conventions that govern progressive rock, including the visual dimensions of album cover art and concerts, lyrics and conceptual themes, and the importance of combining music, visual motif, and verbal expression to convey a coherent artistic vision. He examines the cultural history of progressive rock, considering its roots in a bohemian English subculture and its meteoric rise in popularity among a legion of fans in North America and continental Europe. Finally, he addresses issues of critical reception, arguing that the critics' largely negative reaction to progressive rock says far more about their own ambivalence to the legacy of the counterculture than it does about the music itself. An exciting tour through an era of extravagant, mind-bending, and culturally explosive music, Rocking the Classics sheds new light on the largely misunderstood genre of progressive rock.

Kalewala

Ein finnisches Epos

Author: Elias Lönnrot

Publisher: Jung und Jung Verlag

ISBN: 3990271318

Category: Fiction

Page: 488

View: 2526

Das Meer, die Erde, die Sterne, die Liebe und der Tod: Eine große Verserzählung über die Erschaffung der Welt. Von der Erschaffung der Erde und der Gestirne erzählt dieses Epos, von der Kultivierung des Bodens und dem launischen Meer, vor allem aber von den Begegnungen mit dem schemenhaften Land im Norden, um dessen Tochter die Herren Wäinämöinen, Lemminkäinen und Ilmarinen gleichermaßen werben. Doch auf die Freier warten gefährliche Aufgaben. Kalewala, das Land des Urvaters Kalewa, ist Schauplatz dieses groß angelegten Freskos der mythenumsponnenen Frühzeit Finnlands. Auf zahlreichen Fußreisen hatte Elias Lönnrot - im Geist des spätromantischen 19. Jahrhunderts - Tausende von Versen mündlich überlieferter Lieder gesammelt, Lieder epischen, lyrischen und beschwörenden Inhalts, die er in der Folge zu einem teils heldisch-kriegerischen, teils zauberhaft-magischen Epos verband. Viele namhafte Übersetzer haben sich am »Kalewala« versucht, doch erst Gisbert Jänickes Arbeit ist es, die den höchsten Ansprüchen genügt: Sie ist vollständig, beruht in allen Details auf dem Original, berücksichtigt auch die neuesten Forschungsergebnisse und besticht durch ihre geschmeidig fließende Eleganz.

Complete UK Hit Albums, 1956-2005

Author: Graham Betts

Publisher: Harper Uk

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 640

View: 8354

The most complete guide to every artist and album that has ever charted in the UK Album chart, with details on over 14,800 albums and biographies on every one of the 3,180 acts that have appeared since the chart first started in 1956.

Stan Kenton

This is an Orchestra!

Author: Michael Sparke

Publisher: University of North Texas Press

ISBN: 1574412841

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 345

View: 9603

An expert on Stan Kenton, Sparke delivers a comprehensive history of Kenton's activities as a bandleader and creative force in jazz. Based largely on interviews with Kenton and members of the various incarnations of his orchestra, the book shows how the "Kenton sound" evolved over four decades, focusing on the role that Kenton himself played in that development. While Sparke's style is sometimes a bit florid, his vast knowledge and enthusiasm for his subject is evident throughout the book. Likely to become the standard history of Kenton's orchestra, this book will be enjoyed by any reader interested in the history of big-band jazz. Annotation ♭2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

West Side Story

Textbuch (Englisch - Deutsch)

Author: Leonard Bernstein,Rosmarie König,Arthur Laurents

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783254080462

Category: Musicals

Page: 362

View: 7776

Complete Piano Rags

Author: Scott Joplin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486312100

Category: Music

Page: 208

View: 958

All 38 piano rags by the acknowledged master of the form, reprinted from the publishers' original editions complete with sheet music covers. Introduction by David A. Jasen.