serious music

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traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste

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Three topics explored by Huseynova are worth reviewing for their merits and limitations: (1) East-West synthesis in Azerbaijani art music, (2) art music as the national music of Azerbaijan in the twentieth century, and (3) the influence of the Azerbaijani traditional music genre mugham (also emicly perceived as a form and/or harmonic mode) upon the Azerbaijani articulation of many Western art music forms.
Other musicologists have written about Israeli art music in books or articles but their focus was not on contemporary music or the composers, but on historical and cultural developments in Israeli music, (i.
Because the majority of African Americans were of the lowest economic strata, art music traditionally excluded them.
It is essentially a music appreciation course taught by the so-called "Dean of American Corn posers" on 'Western art music of the 1920s.
Then there is all the art music around me, the music of the classic masters, the music of the twentieth century, the music I perform, the music of my friends and colleagues and, of course, my dad's music.
Just happy to find a small piece for the collection, between other reminiscences of the art and art music of the '70s, of the "Theatre of Eternal Music," La Monte Young, Terry Riley, early Philip Glas s?
DISH Network's Brazilian pre-paid programming package includes TV Globo and RBTi; the Arabic pre-paid programming package includes Al Jazeera, Radio Al Zikr, ART America, ART Movies, ART Music Radio, ESC-1, LBC and MBC; the South Asian pre-paid programming package includes Zee TV and Sony Entertainment Television; and the Pakistani pre-paid programming package includes GEO and ARY Digital.
surveys the history of Western art music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries within its cultural, social, intellectual, and historical contexts and in chronological order.
His premise is that art music has healing power and also can be used to foster spiritual growth.
Each issue includes first publications of facsimiles from the history of modern Greek art music.
There is also a long tradition of Western art music composed for (or inspired by) particular buildings and spaces, from Guillaume Dufay's 1436 motet, Nuper rosarum flores, written to mirror the proportions of a Brunelleschi dome, to Edgard Varese's Poeme electronique for Le Corbusier's 1958 World's Fair pavilion, and Morton Feldman's Rothko Chapel of 1971.
The sections cover music in urban spaces, art music repertories, 19th-century popular music connections, music on stage and in film, traditional music and art music adaptations, and sacred music and adaptations.
As the title promises, Smith adheres strictly to the development of art music in the Nordic region; any references to folk or popular music appear in the context of how they relate to art music.
A large percentage of our population is simply very interested in the classical music of the past or the so-called art music of the present.
We appreciate the work nowadays as a bridge between John Cage's and Karlheinz Stockhausen's art music and the brooding rock 'n' roll of the Velvet Underground.