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Indonesian Music - Part One. Indonesian Composer Ananda Makes Case for Going Classical. Last month on Indonesia’s National Heroes Day, internationally renowned Indonesian pianist-composer Ananda Sukarlan and several young musicians from the Indonesian diaspora in Europe performed a sold-out concert at Conservatorio Profesional de Musica Amaniel in Madrid.

Indonesian Composer Ananda Makes Case for Going Classical

These young talents were violinist Amelia Tionanda, violist Grace Petrona, flautist Ratna Indira and guitarist John Paul. They performed the works of Ananda Sukarlan and Spain’s most prominent composers Santiago Lanchares, Jesus Rueda, and David del Puerto. Indonesian Music Insterments. Indonesian Music - Part One. Klezmer Music 101 - Jewish Traditions. By Megan Romer Updated October 04, 2016.

Klezmer Music 101 - Jewish Traditions

Originally, the word "klezmer," from the Yiddish language, meant "vessel of song" and later, simply "musician. " However, it has come to characterize the style of secular music played by Ashkenazi Jews for joyful celebrations such as weddings. What Does Klezmer Music Sound Like? Klezmer music is intended to replicate the human voice including sounds of crying, wailing and laughing. List of klezmer musicians. Klezmer Music from The Klezmatics, New York Klezmer Band. Jewish Klezmer Music. Celtic Radio: Scottish, Irish & Celtic Music - Free Internet Radio! Celtic Harpist, Composer and Recording Artist, Lisa Lynne.

Celtic music. Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe.[1][2] It refers to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded music and the styles vary considerably to include everything from "trad" (traditional) music to a wide range of hybrids.

Celtic music

Often the melodic line moves up and down the primary chords in so many songs. There are a number of possible reasons for this: Melodic variation can be easily introduced. These two latter usage patterns may simply be remnants of formerly widespread melodic practices. Often, the term Celtic music is applied to the music of Ireland and Scotland because both lands have produced well-known distinctive styles which actually have genuine commonality and clear mutual influences. The definition is further complicated by the fact that Irish independence has allowed Ireland to promote 'Celtic' music as a specifically Irish product. Divisions[edit] Forms[edit] African Music. African American Composers' Initiative. African Music -Part One. By Dumisani Maraire, Ph.

African Music -Part One

D. The html code, hyperlinks, and linked knowledge webs associated with this chapter are not part of the original chapter cited above, and are authored by Jack Logan, Ph.D. African music, which is nearly always coupled with some other art form, expresses the feelings and life of the entire community. The sound of feet pounding the ground becomes the rhythm of the music whose notes are in turn transformed into dance steps. -Francis Bebey (African Musician and Scholar) African Music and the African Diaspora What is the African Diaspora? Before you begin this part, please take a picture tour from Zimbabwe in the South to Morocco in the North to get a sense of the African continent. Additionally, see a slide movie in preparation for reading this information on African music. ShakeRattle-Teachers-Guide.pdf. Traditional Japanese Music - Koto - Virtual Culture.

The history of traditional music in Japan is rich and varied.

Traditional Japanese Music - Koto - Virtual Culture

Many musical forms were imported from China more than a thousand years ago, but over the years, they were reshaped into distinctively Japanese styles of expression. Instruments were adapted and newly created to meet local needs, and the most important of these were the shamisen, shakuhachi, and koto. The shamisen resembles a guitar; it has a long, thin neck and a small, rectangular body covered with skin. It's got three strings, and the pitch is adjusted using the tuning pegs on the head, just like a guitar or violin.

The strings aren't plucked with the fingers; a large triangular plectrum is used to strike the strings. Traditional Japanese Music 1. Japanese Composers. About Japanese Music. Japanese. Europe Music Charts - Top Singles. Internet Radio Network - Listen to Free Music, Online Radio. Culture of Europe. Hildegard of Bingen. Saint Hildegard of Bingen, O.S.B.

Hildegard of Bingen

(German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis) (1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard, and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, Benedictine abbess, visionary, and polymath.[1] Elected a magistra by her fellow nuns in 1136, she founded the monasteries of Rupertsberg in 1150 and Eibingen in 1165. One of her works as a composer, the Ordo Virtutum, is an early example of liturgical drama and arguably the oldest surviving morality play.[2] Although the history of her formal recognition as a saint is complicated, she has been recognized as a saint by parts of the Roman Catholic Church for centuries.

On 7 October 2012, Pope Benedict XVI named her a Doctor of the Church. Biography[edit] Monastic life[edit] Perhaps due to Hildegard's visions, or as a method of political positioning, Hildegard's parents offered her as an oblate to the church. Visions[edit] Works[edit] Scivias[edit]