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North Carolina has a rich musical heritage. There is definitely something for everybody. Symphonic music is heard in smaller towns as well as larger ones. Seven opera companies perform across the state. Composers, such as Robert Ward, create new compositions. Lovers of the blues can hear the music of Scott Ainslee, Etta Baker, and George Higgs. Bluegrass lovers can find a wealth of musicians playing across the state including bands like Molasses Creek and the Shady Grove Band.
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15937
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Music was an integral part of people's lives before, during, and following the Civil War. Men drafted into service brought with them music from their region which mixed with songs, sounds, and styles from across America. Songs would be an emotional outlet during the Civil War, whether to stir troops with a rallying tune or mourn death through somber ballad.
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About 30,000 adules and children in the US suffer from cystic fibrosis, a condition that most frequently causes infection, inflammation and obstruction of the lungs and digestive system. John Plymale is a dues-paid member of the Triangle music scene, and one of his daughters has been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. The friends and connections Plymale has made during this musical adventures recently paid another dividend in the form of SONGS FOR SIXTY-FIVE ROSES, an album recently released an intended to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 7 Issue 5, May 2006, p125-126, f Periodical Website
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16752
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There is a major music business success story in progress in the small town of Graham, North Carolina. In a pair of indistinct warehouses, Tor Hansen and Glenn Dicker have turned a wild idea about distributing records into Redeye Distribution and Yep Roc Records. With a combination of foresight, patient, and music biz savvy, Hansen and Dicker have made Redeye one of the top small music distributors in the US.
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23108
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Each Sunday from the end of May through mid-August, a variety of music reaches the ears of eager Greenville residents. For 42 years, Sunday in the Park has provided an escape, entertainment, and community development for the city.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p13-14, il, por
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23651
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Manager Steve Cohen has been in music management for more than 20 years and is the founder of Music + Art Management, Inc. He enjoys giving clients career guidance.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 2 Issue 6, August 2008, p62-67, il, por Periodical Website
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Marsh Woodwinds, a Raleigh music institution, closed its doors after three decades in business. The owner, Rodney Marsh, is retiring as a result of health issues.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 29, July 2015, p18, il Periodical Website
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25859
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Mark Katz recently published a book about phonography effects, which refer to how and why recordings influence musical life, and how technology has changed the way we listen to or create music. He is now studying how DJ’s and turntables are defining a new culture of music.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 2, Winter 2007, p10-13, il, por Periodical Website
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25863
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Ali Neff, a graduate student in folklore curriculum, is writing a book about Mississippi Delta hip-hop. One of her subjects includes rapper Jerome Williams who uses improvisation or freestyling.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 2, Winter 2007, p22-23, por Periodical Website
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26030
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Symphonies in nineteenth century Germany were public gatherings sanctioned by the government. Evan Bonds, professor of musicology, found that Beethoven’s symphonies served as emblems of democracy and personal freedom.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p4-5, il, por Periodical Website
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26238
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Sixteenth-century Italian madrigals of the High Renaissance is a form of poetry and music written for voices but not necessarily for instruments. James Haar, professor of music, studies the origins, characteristics, and development of this musical genre.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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26697
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Rudolph “Rudy” Alexander was the assistant dean of student affairs at East Carolina University and gave eastern North Carolina an opportunity to view performing arts and famous musicians such as Bette Midler, the Beach Boys, The Temptations, and the Doobie Brothers.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2016, p28-33, il, por
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This interview discusses some of the interesting anecdotes behind the performances Rudy Alexander initiated at ECU, such as an interesting story about Van Cliburn’s love for steak and a prolonged performance on April 6, 1968.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2016, p36-37, il, por
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Deke Dickerson collects guitars that serve as a testament to great southern musicians and their musical instruments, including the first in his collection, a banjo from Charlie Poole of the North Carolina Ramblers.
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27702
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The way the North Carolina State Fair spends its budget on music acts is explored. The fair will spend $420, 000 dollars for the 2014 fair and the projected earnings after all eleven acts perform is presented.
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