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Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a school for music and drama in London, England. It was founded in 1880. Students can study Music, Opera, Drama, Stage Management and Technical Theatre.

                                               

Royal Academy of Music

For the institution founded in London in 1719 for putting on performances of operas see George Frideric Handel. The Royal Academy of Music is a conservatory in London where young people can study music. It was founded in 1822. Many musicians who ...

                                               

Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatory in London where young people can study music. It was founded in 1882. Many musicians who became famous studied music at the Royal College of Music. The Royal College of Music was founded by Royal chart ...

                                               

Royal College of Organists

The Royal College of Organists or RCO, is an organisation based in the United Kingdom, but with members around the world. Its job is to support organ playing and choral music. People who learn the organ can go there to take professional organ exa ...

                                               

Saint Petersburg Conservatory

The Saint Petersburg Conservatory is a famous music school in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Its full name is N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory. In 2004, the conservatory had around 275 teaching members and 1.400 students.

                                               

Boy Story

Boy Story is a Chinese hip-hop group launched by JYP Entertainment and Tencent Music Entertainment Group. The group is composed of six members: Hanyu, Zihao, Xinlong, Zeyu, Ming Rui, and Shuyang. On September 1, 2017 Boy Story released their firs ...

                                               

Concert band

A concert band is an ensemble for playing the instruments using wind. The main constituents are woodwind instrument family, brass instrument family and percussion instrument family. Sometimes, the string instrument family such as cello and double ...

                                               

Marching band

A marching band is a band of instrumental musicians who march while playing instruments. They combine movement – usually some type of marching and other movements – with their musical performance. Its instruments typically are brass instruments, ...

                                               

Mascarats

Mascarats is a Catalonian rock and reggae musical group. The group started in 2008 with the name "Amagau Todos" in the city of La Senia in Catalonia, Spain. Later they changed their name to Mascarats. Mascarats is a nickname given to the people o ...

                                               

National Serbian Clarinet Association

The National Serbian Clarinet Association is an association established in 2015, by Serbian clarinetists. Most of the founders were members of the International Clarinet Association and European Clarinet Association who are active professional pe ...

                                               

Concertmaster

The Concertmaster or leader is the most important violinist in an orchestra. He or she will sit in the front seat, by the conductors left. The word concertmaster comes from the German Konzertmeister. The leader will be the highest paid member of ...

                                               

Concert

A concert is a performance in which a musician or many musicians play music together to a group of listeners. In the case of a concert of classical music there may be an orchestra. There is often an important visual element to the performance, su ...

                                               

KylieFever2002

KylieFever2002 was the seventh concert tour by Australian singer Kylie Minogue. The tour was created to promote her eighth studio album, Fever. It began in Cardiff, Wales on 26 April 2002 and ended on 16 August 2002 in Melbourne, Australia.

                                               

Live 8

Live 8 was a rock concert organized by activist Bob Geldof. The concert took place in nine places at once on July 2, 2005. Like Bobs Live Aid concert, Live 8 was made for helping out African citizens who were not getting enough food and medicine. ...

                                               

Live Earth

Live Earth was a series of concerts held on July 7, 2007, and were organized by Al Gore, who used to be the vice president. Inspired by Live Aid and Live 8, Live Earth was held to raise awareness about global warming. It was held in cities on eve ...

                                               

Promenade concert

This article is about concerts in the parks in London in the 18th and 19th centuries. For the Promenade Concerts in the Royal Albert Hall see BBC Proms. The word Promenade Concert today usually refers to one of the concerts in the series started ...

                                               

Sound check

A soundcheck is an activity that takes place a couple hours before a concert. The performer and the sound crew run through a short song to make sure that the sound in the venue is clear and at the right volume and tonal frequencies. Soundchecks a ...

                                               

Vienna New Years Concert

The New Year Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is a concert of classical music that takes place each year on the morning of 1 January in Vienna, Austria. The concert hall where they are held is called the Wiener Musikverein. The music ...

                                               

Music competition

A music competition is an event in which people compete for prizes by performing music. Music competitions can be for solo performers for small or large groups such as orchestras, bands or choirs. Some competitions are for young people who are st ...

                                               

AfriMusic Song Contest

The AfriMusic Song Contest is a pan-African song contest based in the ESC. Different singers representing an African country celebreted since 2018 to present.

                                               

Super Girl (TV series)

Super Girl is an annual national singing contest in Peoples Republic of China for female competitors. The official name is The Mengniu Yoghurt Super Girl Contest, after the company that sponsored the show. It is now one the most popular entertain ...

                                               

Young Concert Artists Trust

The Young Concert Artists Trust, usually called YCAT is a trust which organizes competitions for young musicians in the United Kingdom who play classical music. Young musicians can apply to take part in the competition in 2010 there were 120 appl ...

                                               

Ballet

Ballet is a type of dance. It is only done by dancers who have had special training. The dancers are employed by a dance company, and they perform in theatres. The first reference to ballet is found in a work of Domenico da Piacenza, who lived in ...

                                               

Ballet daction

Ballet daction is an 18th-century ballet movement. It was started by French choreographer Jean Georges Noverre in 1760. The movement focused on character and emotional expression through dancers bodies and faces, instead of elaborate costumes and ...

                                               

32 fouettes en tournant

One fouette rond de jambe en tournant is an action where the dancer stands for a moment on flat foot with the supporting knee bent as the other "working" leg is whipped around to the side, creating the impetus to spin one turn. The working leg is ...

                                               

Mariinsky Theatre

The Mariinsky Theatre is a famous theatre of opera and ballet in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was opened in 1860 and soon became the most important theatre for opera and ballet in Russia. Many great operas and ballets of the 19th century were fir ...

                                               

Triadic ballet

The Triadic ballet is an experimental ballet, designed and composed by Oskar Schlemmer amongst others. Schlemmer started with the first ideas in 1912. Albert Burger and Elsa Hotzel were two dancers who helped develop the ballet. Paul Hindemith co ...

                                               

Mass (music)

In music the word mass is used for a piece of music, to be sung by a choir. The Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches use this. There are two very broad kinds of masses: Those using the Ordinary are not linked to the Church calendar, the ...

                                               

Parody mass

A parody mass is a musical setting of the mass that uses melodies from other musical works. This kind of mass was popular in the 16th century. "Parody" in this sense does not mean "parody" in the modern meaning of the word. It is not about poking ...

                                               

Ballad

A ballad is a form of verse. It is often a story set to music. Ballads were popular in British and Irish poetry and music until the 19th century from the late medieval period. It was also used in Americas, Australia and North Africa. Many ballads ...

                                               

Chanson

Chanson is the French word for "song". The word is often used in music to mean any song with French words, but it is more often used when talking about songs in which lyrics have been set to music by French classical composers. Very often "chanso ...

                                               

Frottola

The frottola was the most popular kind of secular song in Italy during the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Frottole were quite simple and fun. They were often sung by small groups of singers. They were not contrapuntal, but they had a tune in ...

                                               

Lied

Lied is the German word for" song”. The word Lied is used in music to describe the songs that were written by German-speaking composers of classical music. Songs composed by classical composers are sometimes called" art songs”. Lieder are normall ...

                                               

Lullaby

A lullaby is a song which is sung to help a baby or small child go to sleep. Composers of classical music often wrote pieces for instruments to play which they called "lullaby". They also used the French word Berceuse. Brahms wrote his famous Wie ...

                                               

Melodie

Melodie is the French word for" melody”. The word is used in music to mean songs written by French composers of classical music from the mid-19th century to the present. The melodie in French music is similar to the Lied in German music. Melodie ...

                                               

Song cycle

A song cycle in classical music is a group of songs that belong together. Although each song may be sung separately, the composer really imagined that they would be performed together as one work. Sometimes they tell a story, but sometimes they j ...

                                               

Suite (music)

In music, a suite is a collection of short musical pieces which can be played one after another. The pieces are usually dance movements. The French word" suite” means" a sequence” of things, i.e. one thing following another. In the 17th century m ...

                                               

Viennese waltz

A Viennese waltz is a music and dance which started in Vienna in the late 18th century. It is a ballroom dance in 3/4 time. It is the most famous of all dance forms. It became extremely popular during the 19th century, and is still danced today. ...

                                               

Waltz (music)

Waltz music is written in 3/4 time. The music is both dance music and art music. The Strauss family were perhaps the most famous of all waltz composers: notably Johann Strauss I, and Johann Strauss II – the composer of the famous The Blue Danube. ...

                                               

Waltz of the Flowers

The Waltz of the Flowers is a piece of orchestral music from the second act of The Nutcracker, a ballet composed by Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky told his fellow musicians he was working on a "fantastic" ballet called The Nutcracker: "Its awfully fun ...

                                               

Grunge music

Grunge music or Seattle sound is a style of rock music that has elements of punk rock and heavy metal. It started in the mid- 1980s in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, especially in the states of Washington and Oregon. It became more p ...

                                               

Indie pop

Indie pop is a genre of alternative rock which originated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. Originally and often still a form of independent music, it is closely associated with indie rock, both genres are similar, yet there are differences bet ...

                                               

Indie rock

Indie rock is a subgenre of alternative rock music which originated in the United Kingdom and North America in the early 1980s. Initially a form of independent music, it was based on small labels with low budgets which produced lo-fi rock records ...

                                               

Paramore

Paramore is an American alternative rock band formed in 2004 in Franklin, Tennessee. At first there were 4 members, Hayley Williams, Josh and Zac Farro and Jeremy Davis. In 2009, Taylor York joined the band. Now there are 3 members - singer Hayle ...

                                               

Blues

The blues is a form of music that started in the United States during the start of the 20th century. It was started by former African slaves from spirituals, praise songs, and chants. The first blues songs were called Delta blues. These songs cam ...

                                               

Alligator Records

Alligator Records is an independent blues record label from Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded by Bruce Iglauer in 1971. For his work maintaining Chicago Blues Iglauer was honoured "Chicagoans-of-the-Year 2001"

                                               

Blues Hall of Fame

The Blues Hall of Fame is a list of people who are important in the development of blues music. The Hall is part of the Blues Foundation, and honors people who have performed, recorded, or documented blues.

                                               

Boogie-woogie

Boogie-woogie is a solo piano-style that became very popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Boogie-woogie was developed in the southern parts of the USA. Boogie-woogie is connected with dancing. It has a regular bass figure, an ostinato and s ...

                                               

British blues

Blues came to Britain from the 1930s onwards. Seamen brought records to British ports. During the Second World War and in the Cold War GIs brought them to Britain. During the 1950s Blues was popular with the British Jazz fans Ma Rainey and Bessie ...

                                               

Chess Records

Chess Records was an American record label from Chicago, Illinois. It was founded by the brothers Leonard and Phil Chess. The label was important for blues, R&B, soul, gospel music and early Rock and roll. The label soon was very successful b ...