Western Classical Music

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Kishori Amonkar
10 April 1931) is an Indian singer who performs in the classical genre khyal and the light classical genres thumri and bhajan ... Amonkar trained under her mother, classical singer Mogubai Kurdikar of the Jaipur gharana (musical tradition of Jaipur), but experimented with a variety of vocal styles in her career ... She is considered one of the preeminent representatives of Hindustani classical music ...
Neecia Majolly - Biography
... Neecia was awarded the Stephanie Coleman Prize for Best Graduating Pianist from the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music, Perth, the Rex Hobcroft Award in 1991 for Best Pianist at the Inaugural Chamber ... solo performances to her credit in Malaysia, Singapore, Western Australia, Brunei and India, and is also accompanist to Russian-American violinist Galina Heifetz in India ... Neecia is also in demand as a music educator having taught at the Delhi School of Music, the Bangalore School of Music (as well as being Head of the Assessment Panel there ...
Japanese Folk Music - Arrival of Western Music - Art Music - Western Classical Music
... Western classical music has a strong presence in Japan and the country is one of the most important markets for this music tradition ... the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, and the largest music competition of any kind, the All-Japan Band Association national contest ... Western classical music does not represent Japan's original culture ...
Foot (prosody) - The Poetic Feet in Classical Meter
... Below are listed the names given to the poetic feet by classical metrics ... four) and secondarily by the pattern of vowel lengths (in classical languages) or syllable stresses (in English poetry) which they comprise ... following lists describe the feet in terms of vowel length (as in classical languages) ...
Concert Etiquette - Western Classical Music
... Concert etiquette is particularly strong at concerts featuring music from the Classical tradition, especially those featuring an unamplified orchestra ... Concert-goers are expected to arrive and take their seats before the music commences ... in recent decades, corresponding to a general "casualisation" of Western social standards ...

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