Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier - Book 2 (Scrolling) The Evolution Of Popular Music By Year (1890-2009) (USA) (Source: Musicoutfitters, others)
Just the Facts - Canadian music - Canadian Geographic Magazine: In-depth. Canadian music • Leonard Cohen was discovered by John Hammond, the same Columbia Records representative responsible for discovering Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. • Joni Mitchell was born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Alberta. • In 1983, Neil Young’s rockabilly-styled song “Everybody’s Rockin’” led record company head David Geffen to sue Young for making “unrepresentative” music. • The Juno Awards began in 1970 when Stan Klees and Walt Grealis, publishers of weekly trade publication RPM, organized what was first called the Gold Leaf Awards.
The following year the name was changed to honour Pierre Juneau, then head of the Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission ( CRTC) and the man responsible for creating and implementing the Canadian Content Regulations. . • The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences ( CARAS) was formalized in 1975. . • In 1979, the Felix Awards were established to recognize Quebec music artists. Top. Louis Armstrong sings "Mack the Knife" UTE LEMPER ~ German Version of Mack The Knife.
Mack the Knife Meaning. The Threepenny Opera is a lot like the recent television show The Wire.
It focuses on the members of society who are supposed to be the worst-of-the-worst: in 1920s Germany, this meant beggars, thieves, and killers. But like The Wire, The Threepenny Opera ultimately paints a picture in which the corruption of so-called criminals is only as bad as the corruption of those in power—and sometimes a little more heroic. In The Wire, the gang leaders and drug-lords often display more moral consistency than the cops and state representatives. What's more, they're portrayed as human beings: they have charm, wit, humor, and complexity. We see the same thing in the show The Sopranos, in which murderous mobsters are the protagonists, and in countless other mobster films that have struck a chord in popular culture.
"Mack the Knife" was composed on a whim by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill while they were putting the finishing touches on Die Dreigroschenoper in 1928. Mack The Knife- Mack The Knife - Ella In Berlin.wmv. Jokes for Musicians: Our 12 Favorite Musical Jokes. Body Percussion Classroom - Home. Basic Ostinatos. Harpsichord 101 - How It Works. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Piano. What a real harpsichord sounds like. The Original Unmasking from "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925)
Same Song, Different Movie: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. This is the next entry in a series from 2012 that looks at the use of “needle dropped” songs, many of them popular tunes, in movies.
Specifically, in more than one. Yet they are not officially considered part of a film’s score. A score consists of those orchestral, choral, or instrumental pieces some consider background music. Both music forms are equally utilized as cues by filmmakers for a specific purpose or to elicit certain reactions by the audience. I’m fascinated by this in general, and movie soundtracks have long intrigued me. A few filmmakers have made it part of their work to incorporate well-known or popular song as a recurrent element. “… there’s a deep connection between the two arts, and sometimes that winds up creating an inseparable bond between the two in the viewer’s mind.”
To start the new year of 2015 right, I thought to highlight a well-known (and well used) piece of Baroque music by one of the all-time great classical composers. Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (Best Version Ever) Lahal: A Close Look at the Bone Game. Dave Conservatoire. JACK WHITE - IT MIGHT GET LOUD - INTRO. Sensimilla: Evolution of the Treble & Bass Clef. Music Tech Teacher, Music Quizzes, Games, Pianos, Worksheets.
BlankStaffPaper. The Evolution of the Treble Clef. The Grand Staff.
Treble Clef on upper staff; Bass Clef on lower staff (image: wikipedia) The curving flourishes of music notation have always been something a mystery to me, although every day I, like many people, use other arcane symbols without thinking twice about it. The at (@) sign, the dollar sign ($) and the ampersand (&), for example, all function like ligatures or some sort of shorthand. They’ve been demystified by popular use in email, clues on “Wheel of Fortune,” and their inclusion on computer keyboards. But music notation is a semantic system that is entirely different from the written word; a non-spoken alphabet of pitch and rhythm. 12th century music notation showing neumes and a single-line staff (image: wikipedia) So for my own edification, if nothing else, let’s start with the basics.
Another example of 12th century notation. The Evolution of the Treble Clef.