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A Brief History of Western Music By Shannon Brown
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While there are many theories regarding when and where music originated, most agree that music remains to be one of the highest forms of human expression. This comprehensive music history resource... More > takes you on a journey and uncovers the periods of music in a wider context of what was happening politically, scientifically, psychologically, architecturally and artistically. While embracing the digital era, this 1st Edition can be obtained in either hard-copy or in digital format. Each chapter offers online links, YouTube videos and even more extended listening examples. This just makes it even easier for any tech savvy student, teacher or avid reader to fully understand the cultural & historical development of Western Music.< Less
The Music Man, The Western Myth and The Amazing Legend By David Syers
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A photographic tribute to the greatest country western musician, composer, singer, actor, and cowboy!
2006: A Western wedding By EOL
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Score for the CD single available from http://stores.lulu.com/ericlebigot (MP3 at http://amiestreet.com/artist/eol/). Organ music in a quite classical style. It can be used at a wedding... More > ceremony. This music is dedicated to my sister Axelle and to her husband Alex: it was composed upon the occasion of their wedding, and did close the church ceremony. This music was originally composed for the march of the newly weds from the altar to the church door. When writing it, I had their future in mind--full of promises. This piece is "Western" in the sense that it is not likely to be played at a wedding in many other cultures. It is nonetheless a musical piece on its own, with a classical style.< Less
2006: A Western wedding By EOL
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Score for the CD single available from http://stores.lulu.com/ericlebigot (MP3 at http://amiestreet.com/artist/eol/). Organ music in a quite classical style. It can be used at a wedding... More > ceremony. This music is dedicated to my sister Axelle and to her husband Alex: it was composed upon the occasion of their wedding, and did close the church ceremony. This music was originally composed for the march of the newly weds from the altar to the church door. When writing it, I had their future in mind--full of promises. This piece is "Western" in the sense that it is not likely to be played at a wedding in many other cultures. It is nonetheless a musical piece on its own, with a classical style.< Less
The Development of Western European Stringed Instruments By Ephraim Segerman
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This narrative of how stringed instruments evolved in Western Europe focuses on names, playing styles, sizes, tunings, stringings and construction basics, within a chronological framework. The... More > influences of previous instruments and technological developments are outlined. New insights are offered into the early development of most of the instruments, including viols, guitars and violins. Some of the conclusions are likely to differ from the expectations of many current early-music specialists.< Less
The Development of Western European Stringed Instruments By Ephraim Segerman
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This narrative of how stringed instruments evolved in Western Europe focuses on names, playing styles, sizes, tunings, stringings and construction basics, within a chronological framework. The... More > influences of previous instruments and technological developments are outlined. New insights are offered into the early development of most of the instruments, including viols, guitars and violins. Some of the conclusions are likely to differ from the expectations of many current early-music specialists.< Less
Country Music By Nicolae Sfetcu
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In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional... More > folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music that began to develop rapidly in the 1920s. The term country music began to be widely applied to the music in the 1940s and was fully embraced in the 1970s while country and western declined in use.< Less
American Music By Nicolae Sfetcu
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The music of the United States is so cool! It reflects the country’s multicultural population through a diverse array of styles. Rock and roll, hip hop, country, rhythm and blues, and jazz are... More > among the country’s most internationally renowned genres. Since the beginning of the 20th century, popular recorded music from the United States has become increasingly known across the world, to the point where some forms of American popular music is listened to almost everywhere. A history and an introduction in the ethnic music in the United States, American Indian music, classical music, folk music, hip hop, march music, popular music, patriotic music, as well as the American pop, rock, barbershop music, bluegrass music, blues, bounce music, Doo-wop, gospel, heavy metal, jazz, R&B, and the North American Western music.< Less
Music's Meanings By Philip Tagg
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“In addressing a pedagogical problem ―how to talk about music as if it meant something other than itself― Philip Tagg raises fundamental questions about western epistemology as well... More > as some of its strategically mystifying discourses. With unsurpassed authority in the field, the author draws on a lifetime of critical reflection on the experience of music, and how to communicate it without resorting to exclusionary jargon. This is a must-read book for anyone interested in music: students, teachers, researchers, performers, industry and policy stakeholders, or just to be able to talk intelligently about the musical experience.” ―Bruce Johnson, Macquarie University (Australia), Universities of Turku (Finland) and Glasgow (UK). Philip Tagg is a musician and composer turned musicologist with a background in both popular and classical music. He is a recognised authority on such topics as Popular Music Analysis and Music and the Moving Image.< Less