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Penn State: Is a Stradivarius violin really better than modern instruments? iStockphoto Some sell for more than $3.5 million. Only 700 of them exist, and they're stored in vaults, frequently stolen, and often counterfeited. The object in question? Stradivarius violins, constructed by famed Italian instrument-maker Antonio Stradivari between 1680 and 1720. Treasured for possessing sublime acoustic properties, these rare instruments have spawned dozens of theories attempting to explain their legendary tone, and luthiers—makers of stringed instruments—are still trying to reproduce it.
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Classical music: To celebrate Black History Month, let us now praise the influence of African-American composers on European classical music and learn about "Afric-classical" music more often than one month out of 12. & The Well-Tempered Ear By Jacob Stockinger What is the best way to celebrate Black History Month, which ends on Wednesday? One way is to recall some uncovered or previously neglected black or African-American composers of art music or concert hall music. Tunebook With Sheet Music and MP3 Audio I have selected 20 tunes for this tunebook. Not all of them are Irish tunes, but they are all tunes that I have played in a contra dance band (playing second fiddle and guitar) and tunes that I like. I think that they are all quite suitable for the Irish or simple-system flute, whistle, or other melody instrument. I tried to choose a fairly even sampling of reels, hornpipes, jigs, and waltzes and airs. Originally I had planned to play each tune on the Irish flute, but I opted, instead, to record the melody of the tune in step time with a midi piano voice and do the accompaniment with guitar in real time.
University of Virginia Library The Electronic Text Center (1992-2007), known to many as “Etext,” served the University community’s teaching and research needs in the areas of humanities text encoding for over fifteen years. Many of the resources once available on Etext are now available via VIRGO, the primary access point for all U.Va. Library digital texts and images. In the course of migrating thousands of texts from Etext to VIRGO, it was determined that certain resources were not eligible for inclusion.
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