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such as Sylvia Syms. ‘I hand him a lyric and get out of his way.’ Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein on working with composer Richard Rodgers Styles Musicals Film Music & Soundtracks Cabaret Soundtracks & Theatre Style Music composed for film or the theatre is descriptive; it reflects the action of the performance. The score or soundtrack can be used to build ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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Brel Edith Piaf Maurice Chevalier Barbara Carroll Mabel Mercer Josephine Baker Cabaret A swing rhythm and flattened third note help to create a style that is provocative and bawdy. Introduction | Soundtracks & Theatre ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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typically constitutes a series of short cues. But if – for the sake of argument – the movie-going public has little interest in movie editing or cinematography, why are soundtracks so popular ? Perhaps the answer can be traced back to the purpose of the soundtrack: to form an emotional connection between the viewer and the film. And because the ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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Loesser Boublil & Schönberg Stephen Sondheim Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals Style Musicals rely on simple but emotionally evocative melodies to create character and tell the story through song. Introduction | Soundtracks & Theatre Styles & Forms | Film Music & Soundtracks | Soundtracks & Theatre ...

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Unlike rock music, electronic music is made partly or wholly using electronic equipment – tape machines, synthesizers, keyboards, sequencers, drum machines and computer programmes. Its origins can be found in the middle of the nineteenth century, when many of electronic music’s theories and processes were conceived. In 1863 German scientist Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz ...

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composer Mantovani, whose lush, string-led reinterpretations of popular songs defined a new style: light classical. The multi-talented Henry Mancini absorbed jazz and big band influences to create movie soundtracks whose graceful appeal lingered long after the closing credits, while the extroverted piano performances of Liberace proved that easy listening could thrive in a live environment. Other artists, ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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in the 1970s, he worked frequently as a solo artist, but in 1976 he settled in New York City and established the sextet Ekaya; subsequently, he wrote soundtracks for French film director Claire Denis. Styles & Forms | Seventies | Jazz & Blues Personalities | Keith Jarrett | Seventies | Jazz & Blues ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues, founding editor Howard Mandel
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The Kid’), John Hiatt (the title song), Bob Dylan (‘Just Like A Woman’), and Madonna (‘Live To Tell’); and This Land 1992), a complementary set of originals. He also performed soundtracks to the silent films of Buster Keaton with his trio, and contributed to Ryuichi Sakamoto’s album Heartbeat. In the mid-Nineties, Frisell provided music for the TV version of ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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Bing Crosby for the ‘Peace On Earth’/‘Little Drummer Boy’ single, as well as taking the lead role in Broadway play The Elephant Man, and writing film themes and soundtracks for Christiane F (1981, in which he also appeared) and Cat People (1982). A Lasting Impression He returned to the mainstream with Let’s Dance (1983), produced by Chic’s Nile ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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Universally acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s emblematic composers, Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington used his long-standing touring orchestra as a tool to create wholly unique tonal colours and a distinctive harmonic language in jazz. His career was characterized by the close and long-lasting relationships that he struck up with particular musicians and other figures from the music business, ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues, founding editor Howard Mandel
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in Holst’s Planets suite. Completed before the outbreak of World War I (and not therefore an evocation of it) its remorseless five-in-a-bar rhythm is familiar from many film and TV soundtracks, including as the theme tune of the 1950s science-fiction serial The Quatermass Experiment. Introduction | Modern Era | Classical Personalities | Arthur Honegger | Modern Era | Classical ...

Source: Classical Music Encyclopedia, founding editor Stanley Sadie
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while rehearsing for a US tour, Bonham died after a drinking binge and Led Zeppelin was at an end. During the 1980s, Page occupied himself with the film soundtracks Death Wish II (1982) and Lucifer Rising (1987), a solo album Outrider (1988), the Robert Plant collaboration The Honeydrippers Volume One (1984), and The Firm project with singer Paul Rodgers. ...

Source: Rock Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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chamber and orchestral works, including 15 concertos. But it is in the dramatic mainstream that he has proved most successful, as the continued popularity of the Star Wars soundtracks testify. Recommended Recording: TreeSong, Violin Concerto, Three Pieces from Schindler’s List, Gil Shaham, Boston SO (cond) John Williams (Deutsche Grammophon) Sounds Familiar Star Wars By associating ...

Source: Classical Music Encyclopedia, founding editor Stanley Sadie
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Guitar One magazine declared him a ‘modern-day master of the Telecaster’. In the 2007 Guitar World readers’ poll, his instrumental guitar tour de terror The Devil Knows My Name was named Best Shred Album of 2007. Also in 2007, he graced the covers of Guitar Player and Guitarist magazines, while in 2008, he was featured on the ...

Source: Rock Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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large quantity of transcriptions, many of which he created. He was a professor of guitar at the Royal College of Music in London from 1960 to 1973. Besides film soundtracks, Williams has arranged Beatles songs and formed his own ensembles (John Williams & Friends, Attacca) to explore other music. On The Guitarist (1998) he used Turkish and Greek ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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