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53d. America Rocks and Rolls
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This generation of youth was much larger than any in recent memory, ... More

This generation of youth was much larger than any in recent memory, and the prosperity of the era gave them money to spend on records and phonographs. By the end of the decade, the phenomenon of rock and roll helped define the difference between youth and adulthood. Rock and roll sent shockwaves across America. A generation of young teenagers collectively rebelled against the music their parents loved. In general, the older generation loathed rock and roll. Appalled by the new styles of dance the movement evoked, churches proclaimed it Satan's music. Less

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Social Sciences
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Independence Hall Association
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US History
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The Aaron Copland Collection: Ca. 1900-1990
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The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library ... More

The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress celebrates the centennial of the birth of the American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The multiformat Aaron Copland Collection from which the online collection derives spans the years 1910 to 1990 and includes approximately 400,000 items documenting the multifaceted life of an extraordinary person who was composer, performer, teacher, writer, conductor, commentator, and administrator. It comprises both manuscript and printed music, personal and business correspondence, diaries, writings, scrapbooks, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, awards, books, sound recordings, and motion pictures. The first release of the online collection contains approximately 1,000 items that yield a total of about 5,000 images. These items date from 1899 to 1981, with most from the 1920s through the 1950s, and were selected from Copland's music sketches, correspondence, writings, and photographs. Less

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Arts
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Readings
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Library of Congress
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American Memory
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Academy of Achievement - Quincy Jones
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Quincy Jones has been around a long time, but that doesn't stop ... More

Quincy Jones has been around a long time, but that doesn't stop him from being a top-notch producer. He's received an Emmy Award, seven Oscar nominations, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Read more about his accomplishments here. Less

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Social Sciences
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Fun Works
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Fun Works . . . for Careers You Never Knew Existed
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Academy of Achievement
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The Accompanist for Contests
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This module represents information regarding the selection of a pianist to accompany ... More

This module represents information regarding the selection of a pianist to accompany a soloist in a contest. The capability of the pianist to play the music well and to be able to rehearse with the soloist is inherently important but necessary to state. The soloist's confidence during a performance can be disastrously affected by a poor accompanist. Less

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Arts
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Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Rice University
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Connexions
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Gordon Lamb
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Acoustical Society of America
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The Acoustical Society of America represents a lot of different professions: physics, ... More

The Acoustical Society of America represents a lot of different professions: physics, architecture and music. Here you'll get an idea of what the science of acoustics is all about. Less

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Social Sciences
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Fun Works
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Fun Works . . . for Careers You Never Knew Existed
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Acoustical Society of America
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Adapting a Musical
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This lesson explores the implications of developing a musical from a literary ... More

This lesson explores the implications of developing a musical from a literary text or an historical event, and includes suggestions for immersing students into the creative process of building a musical. Less

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Arts
Humanities
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Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
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Jayne Karsten
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African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
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This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from ... More

This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom's Cabin. Civil War period music includes songs about African-American soldiers and the plight of the newly emancipated slave. Post-Civil War music reflects the problems of Reconstruction and the beginnings of urbanization and the northern migration of African Americans. African-American popular composers include James Bland, Ernest Hogan, Bob Cole, James Reese Europe, and Will Marion Cook. Twentieth century titles feature many photographs of African-American musical performers, often in costume. Unlike many other sorts of published works, sheet music can be produced rapidly in response to an event or public interest, and thus is a source of relatively unmediated and unrevised perspectives on quickly changing events and public attitudes. Particularly significant in this collection are the visual depictions of African Americans which provide much information about racial attitudes over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Less

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Social Sciences
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Readings
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Internet Scout Project
Library of Congress
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Internet Scout Project
American Memory
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Al-Bab (Portal)
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Al-Bab is a portal website designed to introduce non-Arabs to Arab culture ... More

Al-Bab is a portal website designed to introduce non-Arabs to Arab culture by providing links to news sources, country profiles, articles, and a blog on Middle East current events. There are also specific links related to learning Arabic: dictionaries, language classes, textbooks, and other information pertaining to the study of Arabic. A free e-book, The Birth of Modern Yemen, is available for download. Less

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Humanities
Social Sciences
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British-Yemen Society
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Arabic Language Learning
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Amazing Fibonacci
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Using the Fibonacci sequence of numbers, your students study math concepts of ... More

Using the Fibonacci sequence of numbers, your students study math concepts of pattern, recursion, Pi and the Golden Ratio, developing their ability to analyze the structure of music. Less

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Arts
Mathematics and Statistics
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Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
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Ann Reilly
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American Sheet Music: 1820-1860 & 1870-1885
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The collection consists of over 62,000 pieces of sheet music registered for ... More

The collection consists of over 62,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the nineteenth century. Included are popular songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred music and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. Less

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Arts
Humanities
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Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Readings
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Library of Congress
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American Memory
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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
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Welcome to ASCAP, one of the oldest and biggest organizations of its ... More

Welcome to ASCAP, one of the oldest and biggest organizations of its kind. ASCAP represents composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every type of music. Less

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Law
Social Sciences
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Fun Works
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Fun Works . . . for Careers You Never Knew Existed
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American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
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Andes Manta
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Andes Manta performs the vibrant music of the Andes on more than ... More

Andes Manta performs the vibrant music of the Andes on more than 35 traditional instruments. From the lyrical sound of the quena, or Andean Flute, to the haunting tones of the six-foot long pan-pipes, the music of Andes Manta is an experience that never fails to bring audiences to their feet. Less

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Arts
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Teaching and Learning Strategies
Video Lectures
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Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
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The Anthropology of Sound, Spring 2008
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This class examines the ways humans experience the realm of sound and ... More

This class examines the ways humans experience the realm of sound and how perceptions and technologies of sound emerge from cultural, economic, and historical worlds. In addition to learning about how environmental, linguistic, and musical sounds are construed cross-culturally, students learn about the rise of telephony, architectural acoustics, and sound recording, as well as about the globalized travel of these technologies. Questions of ownership, property, authorship, and copyright in the age of digital file sharing are also addressed. A major concern will be with how the sound/noise boundary has been imagined, created, and modeled across diverse sociocultural and scientific contexts. Auditory examples--sound art, environmental recordings, music--will be provided and invited throughout the term. Less

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Social Sciences
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Helmreich, Stefan
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