Enter Music for Cats, the staff’s latest venture. Created by University of Maryland composer David Teie, these songs are meant for felines, whose vocalizations have more sliding qualities and pitch modifications than do human speech or music. In addition to receiving numerous awards for his work, together with two Emmys and one Emmy nomination, Michael is an eleven-time recipient of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ prestigious “Most Performed Television Theme” award, a 3-time recipient of ASCAP’s “Most Performed Television Show” award, a recipient of ASCAP’s “Most Performed Television Underscoring” award and the winner of a 2005 “Special Distinction”award for “Affirmation for Strings”, a work for the concert stage. From works for giant orchestra to solo instruments – such diverse music as rock, pop, rhythm and blues, alternative, punk, rap, hip-hop, jazz, world and classical – Michael’s music transcends all types and genres.
In the 1930’s and 1940’s, many pop music songs began utilizing chords or melodies from jazz songs. One of the most effective recognized jazz musicians was Louis Armstrong (1900-1971).
Chinese Musical Instruments (Chinese Music Monograph Series). Chinese Music Society of North America Press. The early Classical interval was ushered in by the Mannheim School, which included such composers as Johann Stamitz, Franz Xaver Richter, Carl Stamitz, and Christian Cannabich. It exerted a profound influence on Joseph Haydn and, through him, on all subsequent European music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the central determine of the Classical period, and his phenomenal and various output in all genres … Read More