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Musica Reservata (early music group)

Musica Reservata was an early music group founded in London in the late 1950s by Irishman Michael Morrow and the musician, conductor and composer John Beckett.

                                               

Organ reform movement

The Organ Reform Movement or Orgelbewegung was a mid-20th-century trend in pipe organ building, originating in Germany. The movement was most influential in the United States in the 1930s through 1970s, and began to wane in the 1980s. It arose wi ...

                                               

List of period instruments

In the historically informed performance movement, musicians perform classical music using restored or replicated versions of the instruments for which it was originally written. Often performances by such musicians are said to be "on authentic i ...

                                               

Pinchgut Opera

Pinchgut Opera is a chamber opera company in Sydney, Australia, presenting opera from the 17th and 18th centuries performed on period instruments. Founded in 2002, Pinchgut stages two operas each year in Sydneys City Recital Hall. The company uti ...

                                               

Helmut Winschermann

Helmut Winschermann is a German classical oboist, conductor and teacher. He founded the Deutsche Bachsolisten and has been their conductor since 1960.

                                               

Table of years in music

The table of years in music is a tabular display of all years in music, to provide an overview and quick navigation to any year. Contents: 1300s – 1400s – 1500s – 1600s – 1700s – 1800s – 1900s – 2000s – Other

                                               

Manchester Digital Music Archive

Manchester Digital Music Archive is an online community archive founded in 2003 by Matthew Norman, Alison Surtees, Abigail Ward, CP Lee and Dave Rofe. It was created as a way of celebrating and raising awareness of Greater Manchesters musical her ...

                                               

History of music in the biblical period

Knowledge of the biblical period is mostly from literary references in the Bible and post-biblical sources. Religion and music historian Herbert Lockyer, Jr. writes that "music, both vocal and instrumental, was well cultivated among the Hebrews, ...

                                               

Cancionero de Turin

The Cancionero de Turin or Cancionero Musical de Turin is a musical manuscript that contains Spanish secular polyphonic works from the period between the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century, in the transition period betw ...

                                               

Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical and secular music. While a more precise term is also used to refer to the period from 1750 to 1820, this article is about the broad sp ...

                                               

Great American Songbook Foundation

The Great American Songbook Foundation is a 501 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the music of the Great American Songbook. Located on the campus of the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, the S ...

                                               

History of DJing

The modern DJs role as a performer who creates a seamless and extended mix of music for a dance party or club atmosphere evolved from radio personalities who introduced and played individual selections of recorded music on broadcast radio station ...

                                               

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl is a 2015 memoir by Carrie Brownstein, a bisexual guitarist and singer. Named for one of her lyrics, is about her life in and around music. Starting with her as a young hyper-performative young nerd, who runs for vic ...

                                               

Hurrian songs

The Hurrian songs are a collection of music inscribed in cuneiform on clay tablets excavated from the ancient Amorite-Canaanite city of Ugarit, a headland in northern Syria, which date to approximately 1400 BCE. One of these tablets, which is nea ...

                                               

Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica

The Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica is a music museum and music library in the Palazzo Aldini Sanguinetti, in the historic center of Bologna, Italy.

                                               

Liudmila Kovnatskaya

Liudmila Grigorievna Kovnatskaya is a Russian musicologist. She is a professor at the St Petersburg State Conservatoire named after N. Rimsky-Korsakov, and the Chief Researcher at the Russian Institute of Fine Arts History in St Petersburg. She i ...

                                               

MacCrimmon (piping family)

The MacCrimmons were a Scottish family, pipers to the chiefs of Clan MacLeod for an unknown number of generations. The MacCrimmon kindred was centred at Borreraig near the Clan MacLeod seat at Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. At Borreraig the MacCri ...

                                               

Mojo Triangle

The Mojo Triangle, a geographical and cultural area located within a triangular connection between New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis, is the birthplace of country, blues, jazz, and rock n roll. The Mojo Triangle has presented the world with an a ...

                                               

History of multitrack recording

Multitrack recording of sound is the process in which sound and other electro-acoustic signals are captured on a recording medium such as magnetic tape, which is divided into two or more audio tracks that run parallel with each other. Because the ...

                                               

Music technology

Music technology is the study or the use of any device, mechanism, machine or tool by a musician or composer to make or perform music; to compose, notate, play back or record songs or pieces; or to analyze or edit music. The earliest known applic ...

                                               

Music technology (electric)

Electric music technology refers to musical instruments and recording devices that use electrical circuits, which are often combined with mechanical technologies. Examples of electric musical instruments include the electro-mechanical electric pi ...

                                               

Music technology (electronic and digital)

Digital music technology encompasses digital instruments, computers, electronic effects units, software, or digital audio equipment by a performer, composer, sound engineer, DJ, or record producer to produce, perform or record music. The term ref ...

                                               

Music technology (mechanical)

Mechanical music technology is the use of any device, mechanism, machine or tool by a musician or composer to make or perform music; to compose, notate, play back or record songs or pieces; or to analyze or edit music. The earliest known applicat ...

                                               

Nabnitu

Nabnitu is an ancient encyclopedic work of the Old Babylonian period that consists of multiple tablets. Its Tablet XXXII is a Sumerian-Akkadian text from Ur, and notable as one of the oldest extant documented examples of musical notation. Althoug ...

                                               

NAMM Oral History Program

The NAMM Oral History Program is a collection of one-on-one interviews with people involved in the music products industry, including music instrument retailers, instrument and product creators, suppliers and sales representatives, music educator ...

                                               

The Oxford History of Western Music

The Oxford History of Western Music is a narrative history from the "earliest notations" to the late twentieth century. It was written by the American musicologist Richard Taruskin. Published by Oxford University Press in 2005, it is a five volum ...

                                               

The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings

The books first edition was released on 31 October 2006 and was written by Tony Russell and Chris Smith with contributions by Neil Slaven, Ricky Russell and Joe Faulkner. Russell in particular is known as a musical historian, working closely with ...

                                               

Music piracy

Music piracy is the copying and distributing of recordings of a piece of music for which the rights owners did not give consent. In the contemporary legal environment, it is a form of copyright infringement, which may be either a civil wrong or a ...

                                               

History of music publishing

Music publishing is the business of creating, producing and distributing printed musical scores, parts, and books in various types of music notation, while ensuring that the composer, songwriter and other creators receive credit and royalties or ...

                                               

Saint Thomas Christian music

Saint Thomas Christian music refers to the musical traditions of the Saint Thomas Christian community of Kerala, India. It is chiefly liturgical and is derived from ancient Syriac Christian music from the Middle East, with remarkably little influ ...

                                               

Kathleen Schlesinger

Kathleen Schlesinger was a British music archaeologist and curator of musical instruments at the British Museum. She specialized in the history of musical instruments and was called in 1911 "the greatest authority on the subject". In 1939, her Gr ...

                                               

Sheet music

Sheet music is a handwritten or printed form of musical notation that uses musical symbols to indicate the pitches, rhythms or chords of a song or instrumental musical piece. Like its analogs – printed books or pamphlets in English, Arabic or oth ...

                                               

Sketch (music)

In music, a sketch is an informal document prepared by a composer to assist in the process of composition. Sketches may range greatly in scope and detail, from the smallest snippets to full drafts; concerning Ludwig van Beethovens sketchbooks, fo ...

                                               

Temperance songs

Temperance songs are those musical compositions that were sung and performed to promote the Temperance Movement from the 1840s to the 1920s. It was a distinct genre of American music. In 1830 the US per capita consumption of alcohol was 9.5 gallo ...

                                               

Friedrich Blume

Friedrich Blume was professor of musicology at the University of Kiel from 1938–1958. He was a student in Munich, Berlin and Leipzig, and taught in the last two of these for some years before being called to the chair in Kiel. His early studies w ...

                                               

Edward Joseph Dent

Edward Joseph Dent, generally known as Edward J. Dent, was Professor of Music at the University of Cambridge between 1926 and 1941 and a leading British critic and writer on music.

                                               

David Fallows

David Fallows is an English musicologist specializing in music of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance and the performance practice of music. He is a leader in fifteenth-century music studies, particularly Guillaume Dufay, Josquin des Prez, and s ...

                                               

Vladimir Fedorov

Vladimir Fedorov was a French musicologist, librarian, and composer of Russian birth. He studied with Andre Pirro at the Schola Cantorum de Paris and studied composition privately with Paul Vidal. He was president of the International Association ...

                                               

Donald Jay Grout

Donald Jay Grout was an American musicologist. Grout was born in Rock Rapids, Iowa. He attended Syracuse University and graduated with a degree in philosophy in 1923. He took his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1939. He taught at Harvard from 1936 ...

                                               

Knud Jeppesen

Jeppesen demonstrated early musical talent at age 10 when he was first encouraged by Hakon Andersen and Paul Hellmuth, although he was largely self-taught. Completing primary education in 1911, he first worked in Elbing and Liegnitz Eastern Germa ...

                                               

Paul Henry Lang

Paul Henry Lang was a Hungarian-American musicologist and music critic. Lang was born in Budapest, Hungary, and was educated in Catholic schools. In 1918, as World War I was coming to an end, he was drafted into the Austro-Hungarian army though h ...

                                               

Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor. He was editor of the sixth edition of the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which was published as the first edition of The New Grove Dictio ...

                                               

Laszlo Somfai

Laszlo Somfai is a Hungarian musicologist. He was born in 1934 in Jaszladany. He first studied History of Music, graduating in 1959 with a dissertation on the classical string quartet idiom of Joseph Haydn. He went on to earn a PhD in musicology. ...

                                               

19th-Century Music

19th-Century Music is a U.S. triannual music journal published by University of California Press, in Berkeley, California, and established in 1977. Dealing with musical life in Europe and the Americas during the era of the "long century", the jou ...

                                               

Acta Musicologica

Acta Musicologica is the official peer-reviewed journal of the International Musicological Society, which has its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. It contains articles on musicological research of international importance in five different lan ...

                                               

Bach (journal)

Bach is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Riemenschneider Bach Institute at Baldwin Wallace University. It covers the study of Johann Sebastian Bach and Baroque music. The journal was established in 1970, and the 2016–201 ...

                                               

Black Music Research Journal

The Black Music Research Journal is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by the University of Illinois Press on behalf of the Center for Black Music Research at the University of Illinois. It covers the philosophy, aesthetics, hist ...

                                               

Chamber Music Journal

The Chamber Music Journal is a periodical devoted exclusively to non-standard, rare or unknown chamber music of merit. Between 1990 and 2010, it was published in hardcopy and available by subscription only. Since 2011, it has been exclusively pub ...

                                               

Computer Music Journal

Computer Music Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers a wide range of topics related to digital audio signal processing and electroacoustic music. It is published on-line and in hard copy by MIT Press. The journal is accompanied ...

                                               

Early Music (journal)

Early Music is a peer-reviewed academic journal specialising in the study of early music. It was established in 1973 and is published quarterly by Oxford University Press. The co-editors are Helen Deeming, Alan Howard and Stephen Rose.