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Hamming it up in Corny-gie Hall August 8 2007 celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Warner Bros. classic cartoon, What's Opera, Doc? This 1943 Warner short, A Corny Concerto, puts the maestro's gloves on Elmer Fudd's four-fingered hands. Bugs,Porky and a family of swans (ugly duckling included) spoof Fantasia to the tune of two Strauss waltzes: Tales of the Vienna Woods and On the Beautiful Blue Danube.
Classical Music Archives
Classical Music Home Page
An excellent gateway to classical music resources. An exceptional compilation of esoteric composer data.
Ramón Pajares Box's Classical Music Files
Classical Music Bloopers.
A humorous compilation of music student quotes.Musical Instrument Jokes. For those looking for a chuckle.
Classical Music Pages Music history site with searchable database
Enjoyment of Music Online Tutor
"Listen to a selection of more than 250 musical excerpts as you take the quizzes, review transitions between eras, or learn more about 80 composers." Also includes timelines relating to musical eras (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century), and links to additional material for composers such as Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt, and Richard Wagner. From W.W. Norton and Company.
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The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music
An alumnus of Johns Hopkins University, Lester S. Levy had a profound love of music and, in 1976, presented his collection of over 29,000 pieces of sheet music to the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at his alma mater. Spanning from 1780 to 1980, the collection is especially strong in music related to military conflicts, the circus, and minstrels.
American Music Conference
Resources for music music making and music education.
American String Teachers Association
This is a professional organization serving string teachers, orchestra directors, professional players-and through them-the general public. Its ultimate goals are maintaining standards of musical excellence, professional communication, member inspiration, and increased visibility of its position, activities, and the art it serves.
The American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress just added songs of Omaha Indians from the 1890s to their website; these were recorded between 1895 and 1897 using this technology. Collection Finder There are wax cylinder recordings from the 1890s that are still viable.
Bands of America
A non-profit educational organization that produces music education events, including our Marching Band Championships, Concert Band Festivals and week-long Summer Band Symposium.
MUSIC EDUCATION ONLINE
An exceptionally complete music resource designed to assist music teachers and specialists in locating the wealth of music education resources located on the Internet.
Music Notes Think Quest
devoted to teaching musical education with information on music theory, instruments, styles, history and more.
MENC- The National Association for Music Education
An organization concerned with the advancement of music education as a profession and the assurance of music education as a part of the core curriculum across America.
Welcome to The Soundry!
The Soundry is an exciting, interactive, and educational web site About Sound. Covering everything from the most basic concepts of what sound actually is to the specifics of how humans perceive it, The Soundry aims to promote enthusiasm and knowledge of sound. We hope you have fun exploring our site and come away with new understanding and insights about sound. this website is loaded with interactive sound demo's, including the Doppler Effect.
Women in Country Music Discography,
an extensive list of recordings, name files, song folios, and photographs in the Southern Folklife Collection. Discography entries are arranged alphabetically by artist name with thorough cross-referencing among the artists listed. The discography was> compiled by Amy Brown Hoschar as her masters thesis for the Curriculum in Folklore.
American Symphony Orchestra League
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American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
Represents 65,000 composer, lyricist and music publisher members as well as affiliated foreign writers and publishers by licensing, collecting fees and distributing royalties for the public performance of their copyrighted musical works.
Represents its members by licensing, collecting, and distributing royalty fees for the publicly performed works of over 180,000 U.S. writers and publishers, as well as those affiliated with foreign societies.
Music Publishers' Association
MPA is the oldest music trade organization in the United States, fostering communication among publishers, dealers, music educators, and all ultimate users of music.
NAMM- The International Music Products Association
Strengthens the global music product industry and increases active participation in music making.
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc.
An organization of more than 13,000 musicians, producers and other recording professionals, known for the GRAMMYÆ Awards and is responsible for cultural enrichment, education and human services programs
Recording Industry Association of America
The RIAA represents more than 500 companies engaged in mobilizing the talents of musicians, artists and producers to entertain millions of people worldwide
The Future Of Music Coalition
The Future of Music Coalition is a not-for-profit collaboration between members of the music, technology, public policy and intellectual property law communities. The FMC seeks to educate the media, policymakers, and the public about music / technology issues, while also bringing together diverse voices in an effort to come up with creative solutions to some of the challenges in this space. The FMC also aims to identify and promote innovative business models that will help musicians and citizens to benefit from new technologies.
All Record Labels
A database of more than 9000 record labels. You can view the alphabetical lists or browse within the categories of genre, format, city and country. Information in the Record Label files include location, a description of the company, genres and formats of recordings, as well as a list of the recording artists for some of the labels.
Arts Literacy for A Changing America
Information and resources from the teleconference supporting the release of the results from the 1997 NAEP Arts Assessment.