The community college story / by Vaughan, George B.; American Association of Community Colleges.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-56).
Subjects: Community colleges;
© c2006., American Association of Community Colleges,
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Guitar Gods : [electronic resource] : The 25 players who made rock history / by Gulla, Bob.; ProQuest (Firm);
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-265) and index.Darrell Abbott -- Duane Allman -- Jeff Beck -- Chuck Berry -- Eric Clapton -- Kurt Cobain -- The Edge -- John Frusciante -- Jerry Garcia -- David Gilmour -- Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield -- George Harrison -- Jimi Hendrix -- Tony Iommi -- Yngwie Malmsteen -- Jimmy Page -- Randy Rhoads -- Keith Richards -- Carlos Santana -- Slash -- Pete Townshend -- Eddie Van Halen -- Stevie Ray Vaughan -- Neil Young -- Frank Zappa.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Guitarists; Rock musicians;
© 2009., Greenwood Press,
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The lives and times of the great composers / by Steen, Michael.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 953-965) and index.Prelude -- Handel (1685-1759) -- Bach (1685-1750) -- Haydn (1732-1809) -- Mozart (1756-91) -- Beethoven (1770-1827) -- Schubert (1797-1828) -- Rossini (1792-1868) -- Meyerbeer, Bellini, and Donizetti -- Berlioz (1803-69) -- Mendelssohn (1809-47) -- Chopin (1810-49) -- Schumann (1810-56) -- Liszt (1811-86) -- Wagner (1813-83) -- Offenbach and Johann Strauss -- Verdi (1813-1901) -- Brahms (1833-97) -- Bizet (1838-75) -- Late-19th-Century France : Franck, Saint-Saëns and Fauré -- Russian Composers : Glinka and the Five -- Tchaikovsky (1840-93) -- Central-European nationalists : Smetana, Dvořak, Janácek and Bartók -- Scandinavian nationalists : Grieg and Sibelius -- Mahler (1860-1911) -- Richard Strauss (1864-1949) -- Debussy (1862-1918) -- Puccini (1858-1924) -- The Russian Sequel -- England : Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Britten -- Postlude.Studies the social, cultural, and political spheres that affected the lives and works of approximately 50 composers.
Subjects: Biographies.; Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.; Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.; Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809.; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.; Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828.; Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.; Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864.; Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.; Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848.; Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.; Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.; Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.; Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.; Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886.; Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.; Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.; Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.; Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.; Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897.; Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.; Franck, César, 1822-1890.; Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.; Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924.; Glinka, M. I. (Mikhail Ivanovich), 1804-1857.; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893.; Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884.; Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.; Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.; Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945.; Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.; Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907.; Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957.; Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.; Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.; Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.; Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915.; Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.; Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.; Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953.; Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975.; Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.; Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.; Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.; Composers;
© 2004., Oxford University Press,
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Jazz / by Giddins, Gary.; DeVeaux, Scott Knowles.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 665-675) and index.History of jazz that explains what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music over the last hundred years. From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avant-garde to the radical diversity of today's artists, Jazz describes the travails and triumphs of musical innovators struggling for work, respect, and cultural acceptance set against the backdrop of American history, commerce, and politics. With vibrant photographs by legendary jazz chronicler Herman Leonard, Jazz is also an arresting visual history of a century of music.1. Musical orientation : elements and instruments. Ghana field recording, Akuapim performance -- 2. Jazz form and improvisation -- 3. The roots of jazz. Georgia Sea Island Singers, "The buzzard lope" -- Mississippi Fred McDowell, "Soon one morning" -- Bessie Smith, "Reckless blues" -- John Philip Sousa, "The stars and stripes forever" -- Wilbur Sweatman, "Down home rag" -- 4. New Orleans. Original Dixieland jazz band, "Dixie jass [sic.] band one-step" -- Jelly Roll Morton, "Dead man blues -- Jelly Roll Morton, "Doctor jazz" -- King Oliver, "Snake rag" -- Red Onion Jazz Babies / Sidney Bechet, "Cake walking babies (from home)" -- 5. New York in the 1920s. Paul Whiteman, "Changes" -- Fletcher Henderson, "Copenhagen" -- James P. Johnson, "You've got to be modernistic" -- Duke Ellington, "Black and tan fantasy" -- 6. Louis Armstrong and the first great soloists. Louis Armstrong, "Hotter than that" -- Louis Armstrong / Earl Hines, "Weather bird" -- Bix Beiderbecke / Frank Trumbauer, "Singin' the blues" -- Mound City Blue Blowers / Coleman Hawkins, "One hour" -- 7. Swing bands. Fletcher Henderson, "Blue Lou" -- Benny Goodman, "Dinah" -- Artie Shaw, "Star dust" -- Jimmie Lunceford, "'Tain't what you do (it's the way that you do it)" -- 8. Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Pete Johnson / Big Joe Turner, "It's all right, baby" -- Andy Kirk / Mary Lou Williams, "Walkin' and swingin'" -- Count Basie, "One o'clock jump" -- Duke Ellington, "Mood indigo" -- Duke Ellington, "Conga brava" -- Duke Ellington, "Blood count" -- 9. A world of soloists. Coleman Hawkins, "Body and soul" -- Count Basie / Lester Young, "Oh! lady be good" -- Benny Carter / Django Reinhardt, "I'm coming, Virginia" -- Billie Holiday, "A sailboat in the moonlight" -- Ella Fitzgerald, "Blue skies" --10. Rhythm in transition. Fats Waller, "Christopher Columbus" -- Art Tatum, "Over the rainbow" -- Charlie Christian, "Swing to bop" ("Topsy") -- 11. Modern jazz : bebop. Charlie Parker, "Ko Ko" -- Charlie Parker, "Embraceable you" -- Charlie Parker, "Now's the time" -- Bud Powell, "Tempus fugue-it" -- Dexter Gordon, "Long tall Dexter" -- 12. The 1950s : cool jazz and hard bop. Miles Davis, "Moon dreams" -- Modern Jazz Quartet, "All the things you are" -- Horace Silver, "The preacher" -- Clifford Brown, "A night in Tunisia" -- Sonny Rollins, "Autumn nocturne" -- Wes Montgomery, "Twisted blues" -- 13. Jazz composition in the 1950s. Thelonious Monk, "Thelonious" -- Thelonious Monk, "Rhythm-a-ning" -- Charles Mingus, "Boogie stop shuffle" -- Gil Evans, "King porter stomp" -- George Russell, "Concerto for Billy the Kid" -- 14. Modality : Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Miles Davis, "So what" -- John Coltrane, "Giant steps" -- John Coltrane, "Acknowledgement" -- Miles Davis, "E.S.P." -- 15. The avant-garde. Ornette Coleman, "Lonely woman" -- Cecil Taylor, "Bulbs" -- Cecil Taylor, Willisau concert, "Part 3" -- Albert Ayler, "Ghosts" -- David Murray, "El matador" -- 16. Fusion I : R&B, singers, and Latin jazz. Jimmy Smith, "The organ grinder's swing" -- Frank Sinatra, "The birth of the blues" -- Sarah Vaughan, "Baby, won't you please come home?" -- Dizzy Gillespie, "Manteca" -- Mongo Santamaria, "Watermelon man" -- Stan Getz / Charlie Byrd, "Samba dees days" -- 17. Fusion II : jazz, rock, and beyond. Weather Report, "Teen town" -- Keith Jarrett, "Long as you know you're living yours" -- John Scofield / Medeski, Martin and Wood, "Chank" -- Miles Davis, "Tutu" -- 18. Historicism : jazz on jazz. Anthony Braxton, "Piece three" -- Wynton Marsalis, "Processional" -- Ronald Shannon Jackson, "Now's the time" -- 19. Jazz today. Jason Moran, "You've got to be modernistic" -- Jason Moran, "Planet rock" -- Selected musicians on primary jazz instruments -- Collecting jazz recordings -- Jazz on film.
Subjects: Jazz; Jazz;
© c2009., W.W. Norton,
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The lives of the great composers / by Schonberg, Harold C.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-635) and index.This updated and expanded edition of the perennial favorite traces the line of composers from Monteverdi to the tonalists of the 1990s. Schonberg discusses the lives and works of the foremost figures in classical music, weaving a fabric rich in detail and anecdote.Pioneer of opera: Claudio Monteverdi -- Transfiguration of the baroque: Johann Sebastian Bach -- Composer and impresario: George Frideric Handel -- Reformer of opera: Christoph Willibald Gluck -- Classicism par excellence: Joseph Haydn -- Prodigy from Salzburg: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Revolutionary from Bonn: Ludwig van Beethoven -- Poet of music: Franz Schubert -- Freedom and a new language: Weber and the early Romantics -- Romantic exuberance and classic restraint: Hector Berlioz -- Florestan and Eusebius: Robert Schumann -- Apotheosis of the piano: Frédéric Chopin -- Virtuoso, charlatan--and prophet: Franz Liszt -- Bourgeois genius: Felix Mendelssohn -- Voice, voice, and more voice: Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini -- Spectacle, spectacle, and more spectacle: Meyerbeer, Cherubini, Auber -- Colossus of Italy: Giuseppe Verdi -- Colossus of Germany: Richard Wagner -- Keeper of the flame: Johannes Brahms -- Master of the lied: Hugo Wolf -- Waltz, can-can, and satire: Strauss, Offenbach, Sullivan -- Faust and French opera: from Gounod to Saint-Saëns -- Russian nationalism and the mighty five: from Glinka to Rimsky-Korsakov -- Surcharged emotionalism: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky -- From Bohemia to Spain: European nationalists -- Chromaticism and sensibilité: from Franck to Fauré -- Only for the theater: Giacomo Puccini -- Romanticism's long coda: Richard Strauss -- Religion, mysticism and retrospection: Bruckner, Mahler, Reger -- Sympolism and Impressionism: Claude Debussy -- Gallic elegance and the new breed: Maurice Ravel and Les Six -- The chameleon: Igor Stravinsky -- The English Renaissance: Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams -- Mysticism and melancholy: Scriabin and Rachmaninoff -- Under the Soviets: Prokofiev and Shostakovich -- German Neoclassicism: Busoni, Weill, Hindemith -- Rise of an American tradition: from Gottschalk to Copland -- The uncompromising Hungarian: Béla Bartók -- The second Viennese school: Schoenberg, Berg, Webern -- The international serial movement: from Varèse to Messiaen -- The new eclecticism: from Carter to the minimalists.
Subjects: Biographies.; Composers;
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