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Music of United States Subdivisions: Music of Philadelphia, Music of Minnesota, Music of the Virgin Islands, Music of Oregon

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156782569
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60 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 59. Chapters: Music of Philadelphia, Music of Minnesota, Music of the Virgin Islands, Music of Oregon, Music ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 59. Chapters: Music of Philadelphia, Music of Minnesota, Music of the Virgin Islands, Music of Oregon, Music of Massachusetts, Music of Utah, Music of Long Island, Music of Pennsylvania, Music of Michigan, Music of North Dakota, Music of Illinois, Music of North Carolina, Music of Ohio, Music of Washington, Music of Missouri, Music of Nebraska, Music of Rhode Island, Music of Maine, Music of South Carolina, Music of Iowa, Music of Indiana, Music of Idaho, Music of New Mexico, Music of New York, Music of Vermont, Music of Wyoming, Music of Montana, Music of Mississippi, Music of New Hampshire, Music of the Northern Mariana Islands, Music of South Dakota, Music of Nevada. Excerpt: The city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is home to a vibrant and well-documented musical heritage, stretching back to colonial times. Innovations in classical music, opera, R&B, jazz and soul have earned the music of Philadelphia national and international renown. Philadelphias musical institutions have long played an important role in the music of Pennsylvania, as well as a nationwide impact, especially in the early development of hip hop music. Philadelphias diverse population has also given it a reputation for styles ranging from dancehall to Irish traditional music, as well as a thriving classical and folk music scene. The Philadelphia Orchestras third conductor, Leopold Stokowski, championed American classical music of the 20th century, and on tour, in recordings, and notably in Walt Disneys 1940 animated film Fantasia, brought the traditional and modern classical repertoire to a broad American listening public for the first time. The Curtis Institute of Music on Rittenhouse Square, founded in 1924 by Curtis Publishing Company heiress Mary Louise Curtis Bok, has trained many of the worlds best-known and respected American composers and performer...