Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound and silence. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and with vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping, and there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike; "art of the Muses"). In its most general form, the activities describing music as an art form include the production of works of music (songs, tunes, symphonies, and so on), the criticism of music, the study of the history of music, and the aesthetic examination of music. Ancient Greek and Indian philosophers defined music as tones ordered horizontally as melodies and vertically as harmonies. Common sayings such as "the harmony of the spheres" and "it is music to my ears" point to the notion that music is often ordered and pleasant to listen to. However, 20th-century composer John Cage thought that any sound can be music, saying, for example, "There is no noise, only sound."

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Freshly Frosted Has Me Dreaming Colorful Donut Dreams

IGN Insider 25 Jun 2022
Brechner also designed Freshly Frosted’s sound effects with an ear toward satisfying sounds, such as the tiny pops heard upon placing conveyor belts and the rhythmic bap-bap-bap of machines that syncs perfectly in time with the music as the factory churns out donut after donut....

Catamount Offering Free Movie Matinees For Kids

Caledonian Record 24 Jun 2022
Thursday, July 28 promises a sweet afternoon with “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” The original scrumdidilyumptious musical stars Gene Wilder as the mysterious candyman in this charming adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book, rarely seen on the big screen!....

Donald Morrison: From France, a lesson in greatness

The Berkshire Eagle 24 Jun 2022
...P.G ... Russians fleeing the 1917 revolution made France a global power in art, music, dance and science ... In her new book “Soundscapes of Liberation,” historian Celeste Day Moore tells how they brought with them jazz and the blues, rearranging the French musical landscape ... The French mock Americans for our factory food and excessive informality ... P.G....

First World Tour? Check! K-Pop Girl Group Itzy Plot Trek Across the Globe

Rollingstone 23 Jun 2022
The girls of Itzy — Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna — are ready to head on the road for a 10-show tour this fall to celebrate the release of their new album Checkmate, out July 15 ... Itzy the 1st World Tour dates. Aug ... Aug ... 01 – Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory ... 10 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway....

Local record-shop entrepreneurs discuss the wild world of vinyl

Mountain Xpress 23 Jun 2022
In a music-rich city like Asheville, it’s only fitting that multiple businesses specializing in wax have become fixtures around town ... “We’re also big fans and friends of Wedge Brewing [Co.], and it turns out many beer lovers are also music lovers,” Brian Haynes says ... And the truth is, music is literally subjective ... How do you stay current with music?....

Upscale Bazal brings art gallery, nightclub to AvidXchange Music Factory

Business Journal 22 Jun 2022
Noi Vong's Bazal Gallery & Nightclub is set to debut at the AvidXchange Music Factory. He's aiming to provide a luxury nightlife experience on par with New York City ... ....

'Willy Wonka Jr.' to start Friday

Hastings Tribune 22 Jun 2022
Based on Roald Dahl’s timeless children’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the musical shows Willy Wonka offering a tour of his secret chocolate factory to five children who find a golden ticket in one of his world-famous candy bars ... Weeks hopes the public comes out to support the hard work the children have put into learning the musical....

Alvvays announce North American tour, tease new music

NME 22 Jun 2022
Alvvays have announced they’ll kick off a North American headline tour in October, and have also seemingly teased new music ... On Instagram, the band shared some trippy visuals accompanied by what appears to be a brief snippet of new music ... Wednesday 19 – Boise ID, Knitting Factory ... Friday 4Houston TX, White Oak Music Hall....

WNC labor organizing is on the upswing

Mountain Xpress 22 Jun 2022
As the workday ended June 1, some workers at the Moog Music factory on Broadway in Asheville beelined to their vehicles and bikes ... “Moog Music Inc. is aware of the unionization campaign launched by the IBEW 238 and a group of Moog Music staff members,” that statement reads....

A hater's guide to Las Vegas - 'It's not just people carrying a three-yard margarita down the Strip'

Irish Independent 22 Jun 2022
If you think you hate Las Vegas, you might be blinded by the lights on the Strip ... McDermott suggests bringing more water than you actually need, along with lots of sunscreen and a hat.On a weekend afternoon, gallery and shop owners in the communal Arts Factory have their doors open while music pumps from a drag brunch at the Garden ... .. ... ....

Joy and heartbreak in June’s music

Metro USA 21 Jun 2022
Saddest Factory. MUNA could’ve easily become music industry casualties ... Amidst the despair of that time, with musicians unable to make an income from live music, they might have broken up, but they got a career rescue from bi indie star Phoebe Bridgers ... GOOD Music/Def Jam ... Genre tags don’t pin her music down very accurately....

Syrians find catharsis in ballroom dancing

The Arab Weekly 21 Jun 2022
A group of young Syrian men and women step, sway and twirl to the backdrop of salsa music, dancing their worries away ... For his students, ballroom dancing is a form of release, finding their rhythm in music away from their country’s many social and economic pressures ... “Music takes us to another world,” she says....

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