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A Dictionary of modern music and musicians.

A Dictionary of modern music and musicians.

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Music -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Editorial committee: Sir Hugh Allen [and others]

    StatementArthur E. Hull [general] editor. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton, 1924.
    GenreBio-bibliography., Dictionaries.
    ContributionsHull, A. Eaglefield 1876-1928, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML100 .D5 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 543 p.
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5283221M
    ISBN 100404083153
    LC Control Number72001619

    The chord changes in these books were notoriously inaccurate. Lovell, John. This approach permits the boundary between music and noise to change over time as the conventions of musical interpretation evolve within a culture, to be different in different cultures at any given moment, and to vary from person to person according to their experience and proclivities. A note which is half the length of a crotchetand therefore the eighth part of a semibreve ; hence the German name, which signifies, 'eighth-note.

    In vocal music, notes [App. After the s, many other African American classical musicians came to the concert stage: the singers Robert McFerrin b. Clifton's task, then, is to describe musical experience and the objects of this experience which, together, are called "phenomena," and the activity of describing phenomena is called "phenomenology" Clifton9. But ragtime was not new in The music is not yet measured [see Measure] or divided into equal rhythm musica mensurabilis. The idea of expressing the values of notes by diversity of form has been ascribed by certain writers to De Muris aboutbut this is undoubtedly an error, the origin of which is traced by both Hawkins Hist.

    Happenstance enriched the jazz tradition as well. The Jamaican DJ Kool Herc was known for using massive speaker systems and multiple turntables to loop "break beats" into an endless groove of dance beats. Over new entries have been added to this edition to expand coverage of popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology. Among those who jammed at Minton's were the trumpeter Dizzy Gillespiethe tenor saxophonist Charlie Parkerthe pianist Thelonious Monkthe guitarist Charlie Christianand the drummer Kenny Clarke As a resource for professionals and students, A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist is also accessible to more general readers, as all of its topics are presented in clear, readable expositions.


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A note which is half the length of a crotchetand therefore the eighth part of a semibreve ; hence the German name, which signifies, 'eighth-note. Herausgegeben von J. In fact, gospel has had a greater historical influence on popular black music than the reverse.

At the same time, they redefine the terms on which black women establish relationships with black men.

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A Dictionary of modern music and musicians. book practitioners such as Robert Johnsonwidely regarded as the father of what we know as "classical blues" today, relied on the immediacy of a powerful vocal performance with a striking rhythmic counterpoint created as much by the body as by the strings of the guitar, to captivate his audiences.

Ellington composed startling, nuanced pieces woven out of American music, exhibiting complete command of a palette of sources from Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Bebop set the standard for every style that followed: cool jazz with its modal sound—developed by Lester Young and popularized by the trumpeter Miles Davisalso a bebop musician—as well as the experimental and introspective transformations of the alto saxophonist John Coltrane In telling their ghetto-centric tales, male and female rappers make use of both American and black popular culture, drawing on characters from blaxploitation films like Superfly, gangster films like Scarface, and television series like "The Cosby Show.

The appropriateness of the term Mordent from mordere, to bite is found in the suddenness with which the principal note is, as it were, attacked by the dissonant note and immediately released. Sometimes he would recite or talk over the beats.

Last, and perhaps most important, we have to be ready to admit that describing a meaningful experience is itself meaningful. The music is not yet measured [see Measure] or divided into equal rhythm musica mensurabilis.

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The resulting "samples" can then be woven into rap music to create a multilayered background for rap lyrics. Composers like Harry T. Jacob A Dictionary of modern music and musicians. book, born at Bernau near Berlin, became in court musician to the Elector of Brandenburg at Berlin; but he retired to his birthplace, where he died inwith the reputation of being an excellent contrapuntist.

After ascertaining by private communications the widely spread desire of Churchmen for greater uniformity in the use of hymns and of hymnbooks in the services of the Church, Sir Henry Baker early in associated with himself for this object about twenty clergymen, including the editors of many existing Hymnals, who agreed to give up their several books in order as far as might be to promote the use of one.

But he subsequently went back to the Duke of Oels, with whom he lived in wealth and prosperity, and had a character for beneficence and generosity.

Others celebrate black history, black families, and black communities, or they brag of their successes in the bedroom, on the streets, and in the record studio. One or more musicians will play the melody while the rest of the group improvises an appropriate accompaniment based on the chord progression given in the chord symbolsfollowed by an improvised solo also based on the chord progression.

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Bessie Smith, perhaps the most famous of the classic blues singers, epitomized the form's emotional power, while Ma Rainey 's singing captured its racy, theatrical side.Oct 07,  · The Oxford Dictionary of A Dictionary of modern music and musicians.

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