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Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
...1 $ Gone Native? travels of the violin in south india No other instrument is so powerful as the Violin. —T. K. Jayarama Iyer (1965) Unlike the golden age of India, which Orientalist accounts place in the precolonial era, the golden age of Karnatic music occurred, accord- ing to...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-124
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... photographs come from Fotokids/Fundación de Niños Artistas, a project started in 1991 by us photographer Nancy McGirr to teach photography to children in Guatemala City’s slums (www.fotokids.org). I have a secret violin, with no strings or notes, no scores or symphonies, a little violin...
...$ Illustrations 1. Method of holding the fiddle and bow and tuning fork 39 2. Mechanical violin player 44 3. Violin advertisement 48 4. ‘‘Magic violin’’ advertisement 54 5. Mysore Yuvaraja’s Indian and European Musical Series cover page 67 6. ‘‘Music hall silence’’ advertisement 87...
Published: 08 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385448-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8544-8
...iv. Tarde del trópico Es la tarde gris y triste. Viste el mar de terciopelo y el cielo profundo viste de duelo. Del abismo se levanta la queja amarga y sonora. La onda, cuando el viento canta, llora. Los violines de la bruma saludan al sol que muere. salmodia la blanca espuma...
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By Zoila S. Mendoza
Published: 25 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388852-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8885-2
..., Violins from the Andes. cd. tumi Music (LC 3885), 2001. ...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
...&4windsplusthe dancer & we will use short films as well. SteveLacy—sop.sax IreneAebi—violin&cello Willem Breuker—clarinets Lodewyk De Boer—viola John English—trombone Derek Bailey—guitar Peter Bennink—bagpipes Maarten Altena—bass Harry Sheppard—dancer...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
... disuelven el carnavalito entre orina, te pasan púas por la piel del disco, la trompeta la usan de cuchillo y te astillan el violín, así como así. Te encierran en las paredes que no tienen número, entre espejos y canciones cubiertos de ceniza, te encierran las manos, los...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
... looking up, regarding quietly a complex rescue operation: men in yellow hardhats have discovered three small kittens hidden in a makeshift den where next another steel beam’s to go. The high-pitched mewing sounds like violins. Their protests recollect how long ago...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
...Short Takes Joëlle Léandre—bass violin Haruna Miyake—piano Improvisation is the method for finding and playing the music, which can only be made in that way (on that day). ‘‘Free music’’ (god-child of jazz) is by nature...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the early twentieth century by Moxeño indigenous groups fleeing from encroachment on their territory around Trinidad (Beni). They brought with them the violins and musical scores which had become part of their culture and have been passed on from generation to generation. The following song is in...
... than 900 persons including schoolchildren and neophytes, with 80 violin players, holding the streaming flags that, bathed by the sun, offered an enchanting panorama. The whole of the host so well ordered, which had walked all night to liberate itself from the hot sun had to camp there and wait...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
... estudiado la forma en que los violines nos manipulan me pasé la vida denunciando a la Doris Day pero cuando Sissi encuentra a su marido se me nubla algo adentro y algo húmedo y salado baja por las mejillas en cambio soy de...
...$ Acknowledgments My first contact with Karnatic music came unexpectedly in 1990, when I happened to hear a concert of Karnatic violin. I remember being fasci- nated by seeing and hearing the violin—an instrument I had been play- ing for years—as it was played diagonally, its scroll...
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By Tara Rodgers
Published: 02 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394150-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
... in London. :  :  : Tara Rodgers: Tell me about your early impressions of listening to or performing music. Kaffe Matthews: I first got passionate about music when I was about six, when I started to play the violin from free lessons at school. I was brought up with...
Published: 02 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394150-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
... November 2006. :  :  : Tara Rodgers: When did you start playing music? Bevin Kelley: I didn’t start out doing electronic music. I was started on violin when I was four. I didn’t choose it. My grandfather’s mother had a violin. She was a music teacher, so they had this decent instrument in the...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-123
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... failing to find room inside, were obliged to occupy standing space in the crowded verandah. The chair was occupied by the President Mr. Job E. James, and several sacred pieces including a duet were satisfactorily rendered by a choir of [word illegible] voices led by a violin and an organ. Mr...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397786-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9778-6
... composition entitled Prai• rie Songs (1983), scored for violin, cello, acoustic guitar, oboe, mandolin, and bass (Figure 1). The work was performed at Lincoln Center and the Library of Congress, and musically knowledgeable listeners were immediately able to identify its indebtedness to bluegrass (a...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
...- formance, and recording of two works of mine, which have never been heard in their entirety in America. They are both scored for ten musi- cians, including Irene Aebi and myself. I am interested in working with nine dynamic, talented, and motivated musicians that play violin, viola, cello, bass, flute...
Published: 29 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383185-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8318-5
... saxophone), Phil Vieux (bass clarinet), James Newton (flute), Horace Tapscott (piano), Nate Morgan (piano), Rodney Lee (piano), Karen Briggs (violin), Art Davis (bass), Roberto Miguel Miranda (bass), Osama Afifi (bass), Herb Graham Jr. (drums), Billy Higgins (drums), Willie Jones III (drums), Munyungo...
Published: 15 September 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
... House Painted White 257, 279 ‘‘That’s the Way Love Goes 18 ‘‘Old Country 255 ‘‘Then Go 135 ‘‘Old Flames 231 ‘‘There’s a Tear in My Beer 293 ‘‘The Older the Violin, the Sweeter the ‘‘Today, I Started Loving You Again 150, Music 295 218...