Friday, 28 November, 2014

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Urological Sciences Research Foundation: Castrati Singers of Italy


Article about the use of castrated male singers for singing ...

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Castrati and Countertenors


Chat and forums for people who love the high male ...

All You Would Want To Know About the Castrati


Includes FAQ, pictures and biographies, bibliography, and links.

The Male Soprano Page


Information and discography on modern singers reviving the lost art ...

La Folia, a musical cathedral (1672-2002)


Derivations of a single theme: scores, MIDI files from 100+ ...

Gloomy Sunday


"The Suicides' Anthem," by the Hungarian pianist Rezso Seress. Article, ...

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Gloomy Sunday


Was the song banned because it lead to too many ...

Gloomy Sunday


Two articles about the song, and two different versions of ...

Almanac of Classical Music History


Birth and death dates of composers and performers; first performances ...

Music and Chess


An annotated bibliography of musical compositions related to chess.

Major Musical Periods


Graphic timeline: typical musical forms and styles, major composers, sample ...

Medieval Music and Arts Foundation


Early Western and traditional non-Western music: Recording suggestions, discussion, articlesl ...

Incompetech: Music Styles


Brief, tongue-in-cheek discussion of musical forms.

This Day In Music History


Daily listing of what happened on this day; extensive introductory ...

History of Indian Music


Extensive hypertext article by David Courtney.

The History of Czech Music


A brief history of Czech music, from the Middle Ages ...

Music in Finland


Article on classical music written by Mr Pekka Hako, Director ...

Classical Musician Recent Deaths


(from 1988 to current)

Gallery Music


(Sung by church and chapel "bands" in the UK in ...

Jewry in Music


Articles and links about the entry of Jews into the ...

Black History and Classical Music


Brief overview and biographical notes about conductors and performers in ...

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Eras Online


Basics about the major periods of classical (art) music, with ...

History in Song


Includes annotated texts about American history, from Revolutionary War songs ...

The Music of Freemasonry


Masonic influences on Classical music, and music in the Lodge: ...

Music History Resources


Outlines and timelines on various topics in music history from ...

International Alliance for Women in Music


A resource for women composers and women in music topics, ...

Corridos Sin Fronteras


Information from Smithsonian Institute about the native Mexican folk music ...

The Moravian Music Foundation


Organization preserving and publishing the heritage of Moravian music in ...

Early American Music - Halcyon Days Music


Collection of Early American music from the 19th to early ...

Historic American Sheet Music


The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital ...

Southern Horizon


This Civil War-era band plays period arrangements on antique instruments.

Public Domain Music


Midis of public domain favorites.

Amoskeag Music


Historical musician Bob Kilham recreates the sights and sounds of ...

Dr. Horsehair


Recordings and banjo instruction books in the modern-day clawhammer banjo ...

Cowboy Songs


A reference library of classic western and cowboy songs.

Hutchinson Family Singers


Biographies and portraits of members of this popular vocal group.

John Henry - The Steel Driving Man


Analysis of songs featuring the folk hero, including lyrics, sound ...

Sons of Dixie


Information on this vocal quartet who sings songs popular in ...

Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band


re-creation of an actual small town band (Lynchburg, Tenn. Pop. ...

A Short History of Appalachian Traditional Music


Article by Debby McClatchy .

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