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Tyner, (Alfred) McCoy

Tyner, (Alfred) McCoy (11 Dec 1938)   Reference library

Keith Waters

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...xl/20 (1973), 14–15 J.-E. Berendt : “McCoy Tyner: Echoes of a Friend,” Ein Fenster aus Jazz: Essays, Portraits, Reflexionen (Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1977), 75–81 D. Wild : “McCoy Tyner: the jubilant Experience of the classic Quartet,” DB , xlvi/13 (1979), 18, 48, 54 L. Lyons : The great jazz Pianists, Speaking of their Lives and Music (New York, 1983), 235–48 O. Keepnews : “Producing McCoy Tyner,” The View from Within: Jazz Writings, 1948–1987 (New York, 1988), 180–86 P. Rinzler : “The Quartal and Pentatonic Harmony of McCoy Tyner,” ARJS , x...

Civil Rights Movement

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Tammy L. Kernodle

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...practices, featured an elegy written to honor slain activist Malcolm X called “Malcolm, Malcolm Semper Malcolm.” As the 1970s progressed lyrical themes involving civil rights and social consciousness became less prominent in black popular music. While some artists such as Donny Hathaway would explore the challenges posed by the emergence of inner-city ghettos, most artists followed the dominant trend of disco and its expression of narcissism. Even so, by the latter decades of the 20th century, the legacy of the music of the Civil Rights Movement could...

Talma, Louise

Talma, Louise (31 Oct 1906)   Reference library

Arthur Cohn, Dorothy Regina Holcomb, Sara Jobin, Virginia Davidson, Gregg Smith, and Sarah B. Dorsey

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...Society Bibliography GroveW (A. Cohn, D.R. Holcomb, S. Jobin) [incl. further bibliography] Louise Talma Papers , Music Division, Library of Congress M. Goss : “Louise Talma,” Modern Music Makers (New York, 1952), 382–91 E. Barkin : “Louise Talma: ‘The Tolling Bell’,” PNM , x/2 (1971–2), 142–52 C. Ammer : Unsung: a History of Women in American Music (Westport, CT, 1980) S.C. Teicher : The Solo Works for Piano of Louise Talma (diss., Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins U., 1983) S.C. Teicher : “Louise Talma: Essentials of Her Style as Seen through the...

Coleman, Ornette

Coleman, Ornette (9 March 1930)   Reference library

Gunther Schuller and Aaron J. West

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...Dreams); with P. Metheny: Song X (1985, Geffen); Virgin Beauty (1987, Portrait); Tone Dialing (1995, Harmolodic); Sound Museum: Hidden Man (1996, Harmolodic); Sound Museum: Three Women (1996, Harmolodic); Sound Grammar (2005, Sound Grammar) Bibliography G. Russell : “Ornette Coleman and Tonality,” JR , iii/5 (1960), 6–11 N. Hentoff : The Jazz Life (New York, 1961, 2/1985), 222–48 H. Pekar : “Tomorrow is the Question,” JJ , xv/11 (1962), 8–10 D. Heckman : “Inside Ornette,” DB xxxii (1965), no.19, 13–14; no.16, 20–21 A. Spellman : Four Lives in...

Luening, Otto

Luening, Otto (15 June 1900)   Reference library

Lester Trimble and Severine Neff

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...1975; Wisconsin Sym., 1975; Sym. Fantasia V, 1979–85; Potawatomi Legends, chbr orch, 1980; Sonority Forms II, 1983; Sym. Fantasia VI, 1985; Sym. Interlude no.4, 1985; Sym. Fantasia VII, 1986; Sym. Fantasia VIII, 1986; Sym. Interlude V, 1986; Sym. Fantasia IX, 1989; Sym. Fantasia X, 1990; Sym. Fantasia XI, 1991; Divertimento,1992–5; Fanfare for Those We Have Lost, wind orch, 1993; Sym. Fantasia XII, 1994; Concertpiece, vc, orch, 1996 Electronic Fantasy in Space, fl, tape, 1952; Invention in 12 Notes, fl, tape, 1952; Low Speed, fl, tape, 1952; Theatre Piece...

Gershwin, George

Gershwin, George (26 Sept 1898)   Reference library

Richard Crawford and Wayne J. Schneider

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...(B.G. DeSylva, A.J. Jackson) From Now On (DeSylva, Jackson) Nobody But You (DeSylva, Jackson) Somehow it seldom comes true (DeSylva, Jackson) Tee-oodle-um-bum-bo (DeSylva, Jackson) There's more to the kiss than the sound (I. Caesar) rev. of There's more to the kiss than the x-x-x, 1919 [orig. listed under Songs for Shows by other composers] Morris Gest's Midnight Whirl, revue DeSylva, J.H. Mears Century Grove, Century Theatre, 27 Dec 1919 Limehouse Nights (DeSylva, Mears) Poppyland (DeSylva, Mears) George White's Scandals of 1920 , revue A. Rice, G....

Riley, Terry

Riley, Terry (24 June 1935)   Reference library

Edward Strickland and Mark D. Porcaro

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... and N.W. Smith : American Originals (London, 1995); also pubd as New Voices (New York, 1996) M. Alburger : “Shri Terry: Enlightenment at Riley's Moonshine Ranch,” 20CM , iv/3 (1997), 1–20 E. Ward : “Terry Riley: Maximizing Minimalism,” Wall Street Journal (12 Feb 1997) K.J. Holm-Hudson : “Just Intonation and Indian Aesthetic in Terry Riley's The Harp of New Albion ,” Ex tempore , x/1 (2000), 97–117 K. Potter : Four Musical Minimalists (New York, 2000) L. Sitsky and L. Kramer : Music of the Twentieth-Century Avant-garde: a Biocritical Sourcebook ...

Orchestra

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Howard Shanet, John Spitzer, and John Spitzer

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...20th century. At most it may be said that since the beginning of the 20th century live orchestral music has become more and more of a luxury good; however the demand for this luxury is strong enough to keep a large number of American orchestras in business. Labor relations in American orchestras changed significantly in the second half of the 20th century. Orchestra musicians had belonged to unions since the 1860s, but their principal concern was to regulate wages and conditions in the theater and on casual jobs. As orchestras separated themselves in the 20th...

San Francisco

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Robert Commanday, Robert Commanday, and Joel Selvin

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...San Jose, and other components of the Bay Area (a region comprising approximately 7.15 million people in 2010 ). 1. 19th century . (i) Art music (ii) Vernacular music 2. 20th century . (i) Introduction . (ii) Orchestras . (iii) Opera . (iv) Chamber music . (v) Festivals . (vi) Early music . (vii) Choruses . (viii) Educational institutions and libraries . (ix) Jazz . (x) Rock . 1. 19th century. (i) Art music. The Franciscan missionaries who settled in California established 21 missions between 1769 and 1823 taught Western musical...

Notation

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H. Wiley Hitchcock and Christopher Hopkins

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...with real-time rendering of graphics, facilitating the extemporization of either prescriptive or representational notation as an integral part of the performance. 2. Notation for 20th-century innovations. The traditional staff notation of Western music, originally designed for modal and diatonic vocal music, became increasingly inadequate over the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The graphical complexity of the system already had increased over the 17th and 18th centuries as instrumental idioms became increasingly fixed into notation. Over the century...

Antheil, George

Antheil, George (8 July 1900)   Reference library

Linda Whitesitt, Charles Amirkhanian, and Susan C. Cook

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... MM , xiii/4 (1936), 3–11 G. Antheil : Bad Boy of Music (Garden City, NY, 1945/ R ) [autobiography] D. Friede : The Mechanical Angel: his Adventures and Enterprises in the Glittering 1920's (New York, 1948) L. Morton : “An Interview with George Antheil,” Film Music Notes , x/11 (1950), 4–7 H. Stoddard : “Stop Looking—and Listen! An Interview with George Antheil,” International Musician , xliv/5 (1950), 24–5, 33 only R. Sabin : “George Antheil: Sixth Symphony,” Notes , xiii (1955–6), 145–6 W. Hoffa : “Ezra Pound and George Antheil: Vorticist Music and...

Bloch, Ernest

Bloch, Ernest (24 July 1880)   Reference library

David Z. Kushner

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...1912–14, 3 May 1917 Schelomo, vc, orch, 1915–16, New York, 3 May 1917 Suite, va, orch, 1919, Washington, 5 Nov 1920 In the Night, 1922 Concerto Grosso no.1, str, pf obbl, 1924–5, Cleveland, 1 June 1925 Four Episodes, chbr orch, 1926, New York, 20 March 1927 America, an Epic Rhapsody, sym., closing choral anthem, 1926, 20 Dec 1928 Voice in the Wilderness, orch, vc obbl, 1936, Los Angeles, 21 Jan 1937 Evocations, 1937, San Francisco, 11 Feb 1938 Violin Concerto, 1937–8, Cleveland, 15 Dec 1938 Suite symphonique, 1944, Philadelphia, 26 Oct 1945 Variation no.10...

Cincinnati

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bruce d. mcclung

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... 1912 “The Billboard Song Chart.” Other important 20th-century Cincinnati publishers include the World Library of Sacred Music founded in 1950 by Omer Westendorf , which specialized in Roman Catholic liturgical music (its The People's Hymnal sold over two million copies after Vatican II); and the Willis Music Company established in 1899 by Charles H. Willis , which still publishes teaching methods and music. In 1967 the City of Cincinnati purchased the Showboat Majestic . Built in 1923 , it spent 20 years on the Ohio River and tributaries, bringing...

Women in music

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Judith Tick and Judy Tsou

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...Music in America, 1870–1900 (Evanston, IL, 1971) L. McCarrell : “The Impact of World War II on the College Band,” Journal of Band Research , x/1 (1973), 3 J. Tick : “Women as Professional Musicians in America, 1870–1900,” YIAMR , ix (1973), 95–133 R.C. Blitz : “Women in the Professions, 1870–1970,” Monthly Labor Review , xcvii/5 (1974), 34 J. Bowen : “Women in Music: their Fair Share?” HiFi/MusAm , xxiv/8 (1974), 20 E. Shumsky : “Womansong: Bringing it All Back Home,” Sing Out! xxii/6 (1974), 9 N.J. Gray : “Women in Music Education,” School...

Cage, John

Cage, John (5 Sept 1912)   Reference library

James Pritchett and Laura Kuhn

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...CT, 1979) Themes and Variations (New York, 1982) X: Writings ’79–’82 (Middletown, CT, 1983) I–VI (Cambridge, MA, 1990) Composition in Retrospect (Cambridge, MA, 1993) ed. R. Kostelanetz: John Cage, Writer: Previously Uncollected Pieces (New York, 1993/R) Anarchy (Middletown, CT, 2001) Bibliography (catalog) R. Dunn , ed.: John Cage (New York, 1962) [annotated] General studies P. Glanville-Hicks : “John Cage: … a Ping, Qualified by a Thud,” Musical America , lxviii/10 (1948), 5 only, 20 only H.G. Helms : “Zu John Cages Vorlesung...

Barber, Samuel

Barber, Samuel (9 March 1910)   Reference library

Barbara B. Heyman

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...of Pf Conc; also transcr for vn, pf.] Solo instrumental (* – facs. pubd in R. Walters, ed.: Early Piano Music (New York, 2/2010)) – Sadness, pf, 1917* I/3 Melody in F, pf, 1917* I/4 Largo, pf, 1918* I/5 War Song, pf, 1918* III/1 At Twilight, pf, 1919* III/2 Lullaby, pf, 1919* X/2 Themes, pf, c 1923* – 3 Sketches, pf, 1923–4: Love Song (to Mother), To my Steinway (to Number 220601), Minuet (to Sara) [=Themes: movt 1] – Petite Berceuse (to Jean), pf, c 1924* – Prelude to a Tragic Drama, pf, 1925* – To Longwood Gardens, org, 1925* – Fresh from West Chester...

Ives, Charles

Ives, Charles (20 Oct 1874)   Reference library

J. Peter Burkholder, James B. Sinclair, and Gayle Sherwood Magee

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...Music: Facts and Fictions,” PNM , xxviii/1 (1990), 20–56 A. Ivashkin : Charlz Aivz i muzïka XX veka [Charles Ives and Twentieth-Century Music] (Moscow, 1991) C.K. Baron : “Georges Ives's Essay in Music Theory: an Introduction and Annotated Edition,” American Music , x (1992), 239–88 S. Feder : Charles Ives, “My Father's Song”: a Psychoanalytic Biography (New Haven, CT, 1992) R.V. Wiecki : “Two Musical Idealists, Charles Ives and E. Robert Schmitz: a Friendship Reconsidered,” American Music , x (1992), 1–19 J. Tick : “Charles Ives and Gender...

Oliveros, Pauline

Oliveros, Pauline (30 May 1932)   Reference library

Sabine Feisst

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...amp apple box, small objects, 1964 ; Duo, accdn, bandoneon, opt. mynah bird, 1964 ; Circuitry, 5 perc, lights, 1967 ; Engineer's Delight, pic, 7 cond., 1967 ; Aeolian Partitions, fl, cl, vc, pf, 1969 ; Horse Sings from Cloud, hmn, accdn, bandoneon, concertina, 1975 ; Double X, pairs of like insts with overlapping compasses, 1979 ; Gone with the wind, mixed ens, 1980 ; Monkey, ens, 1981 ; Mother's Day, 2 concertinas, 1981 ; The Wanderer, accdns, perc, 1982 ; The Wheel of Time, str qt, 1983 ; Spiral Mandala, 4 cl, 8 crystal glasses, b drum, finger...

Chadwick, George Whitefield

Chadwick, George Whitefield (13 Nov 1854)   Reference library

Marianne Betz

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...from I:1, see also II:20; vs (H 1911) 6 The Padrone opera, 2 D. Stevens, after scenario by Chadwick 1911–13 Thomaston CT,1995 (concert version); Boston, 1997 Bc 7 Love's Sacrifice pastoral opera, 1 Stevens 1916–17 Chicago, 1 Feb 1923 school opera, partly orchd by Chadwick's students; Bc , vs (Bi 1917) (for full orch, with multiple wind, unless otherwise stated) No. Title, genre, forces Composition First performance Sources and remarks 1 The Prodigal Son, overture 1874 Lawrence, 1874 Bc 2 Rip Van Winkle, overture 1879 Leipzig, 20 June 1879 Wc, Bc (copy);...

Stravinsky, Igor

Stravinsky, Igor (17 June 1882)   Reference library

H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stephen Walsh

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..., no.20 (1957), 32–7 E.T. Cone : “The Uses of Convention: Stravinsky and his Models,” MQ , xlviii (1962), 287–99 P.H. Lang , ed.: Stravinsky: a New Appraisal of his Work (New York, 1963) E.W. White : Stravinsky: the Composer and his Works (London, 1966, rev. and enlarged 2/1979) [pt.2: register of works; appx C: catalog of MSS (1904–52) in Stravinsky's possession] W. Mellers : “Stravinsky and Jazz,” Tempo , no.81 (1967), 29 B. Boretz and E.T. Cone , eds: Perspectives on Schoenberg and Stravinsky (Princeton, NJ, 1968, 2/1972) PNM , ix/2–x/1 (1971)...

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