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By Tom Moon

ISBN-10: 076113963X

ISBN-13: 9780761139638

The musical experience of a life-time. the main fascinating publication on track in years. A booklet of treasure, a ebook of discovery, a publication to open your ears to new worlds of delight. Doing for tune what Patricia Schultz—author of the outstanding 1,000 locations to work out earlier than You Die—does for commute, Tom Moon recommends 1,000 recordings sure to provide listeners the enjoyment, the secret, the revelation, the sheer enjoyable of serious music.

This is a e-book either vast and deep, drawing from the various worlds of classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, nation, folks, musicals, hip-hop, international, opera, soundtracks, and extra. It's prepared alphabetically through artist to create the type of unforeseen juxtapositions that holiday down style bias and expand listeners’ horizons— it makes each listener a seeker, actively pursuing new artists and new sounds, and reconfirming the greatness of the classics. Flanking J. S. Bach and his six entries, for instance, are the little-known R&B singer child Huey and the '80s Rastafarian hard-core punk band undesirable Brains. Farther down the checklist: The Band, Samuel Barber, Cecelia Bartoli, count number Basie, and Afropop big name Waldemer Bastos.

Each access is passionately written, with specialist listening notes, interesting anecdotes, and the occasional excellent quote—"Your assortment might be full of not anything yet track from Ray Charles," stated Tom Waits, "and you'd have a totally balanced diet." each access identifies key tracks, extra works by means of the artist, and the place to move subsequent. And within the again, indexes and playlists for various moods and events.

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He was imprisoned for a army bandsman, had begun to develop his unique year (1960--61) in Italy convicted of narcotics-related style. Following his discharge, Baker spent a brief offenses. Despite his battle with drugs, he continued period as a sideman with Charlie PARKER. One of to play in nightclubs, although the quality of his Parker's previous trumpeters had been Miles DAVIS, performances at this time was considered erratic. Baker began playing regularly again during the and much of what became known as Baker's mature style was due to the influence of Davis.

Renee Jinks SEE ALSO: COUNTRY; NASHVILLE SOUND/NEW COUNTRY; REEVES, JIM. FURT HER READING Atkins, C. Off the Record (Pacific, MO: Mel Bay, 1976); O'Donnell , Red. CountlY Gentleman (New York: Amereon, 1976). P. ; Chet Atkins in Three Dimensions; Chet Picks on the Beat/es; Chet Picks on the Pops; Country After All These Years; Me and Jerry Reed; Read My Licks. _ . , . , . AUTHENTIC PERFORMANCE AUTHENTIC PERFORMANCE A major trend in classical music in the 20th century has been the "authentic" movement, otherwise called the Early Music revival.

A similar disassociation was at work in Jean Cocteau's Ie jeune homme et la mort, which was rehearsed to jazz and then performed to Bach's Passacaglia in C minor. The music-movement relationship completely fell apart in the 1950s. The creative partnership between the brilliant young dancer Merce Cunningham, a former member of Martha Graham's company, and the fiercely experimental composer John CAGE broke all the rules and revolutionised dance. Cage served as musical director for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (founded 1944) for almost half a century.

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