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During the 20th century there was a large increase in the variety of music that people had access to. Prior to the invention of mass market gramophone records and radio broadcasting, people mainly listened to music at live Classical music concerts or musical theatre shows, which were too expensive for many working class people; on early phonograph players; or by individuals performing music or singing songs on an amateur basis at home, using sheet music, which required the ability to sing, play,
In the early 20th century, many composers, including Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, and Edward Elgar, continued to work in forms and in a musical language that derived from the 19th century. However, modernism in music became increasingly prominent and important;
Late-Romantic and modernist nationalism was found also in British, American, and Latin-American music of the early 20th century. Composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Aaron Copland, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, and Heitor Villa-Lobos used folk ...
In the early decades of the 20th century, composers such as Julián Carrillo, Mildred Couper, Alois Hába, Charles Ives, Erwin Schulhoff, Ivan Wyschnegradsky turned their attention to quarter tones, and other finer divisions. In the middle of the century composers such as ...
For centuries, instrumental music had either been created by singing, or using mechanical music technologies, such as drawing a bow across a string that is strung on a hollow instrument or plucking taut gut or metal strings, constricting vibrating air or hitting something to make rhythmic sounds. In the early twentieth century, electronic devices were invented that were capable of generating sound electronically, without an initial mechanical source of vibration. As early as the 1930s, composers
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and a related genre of country music. Influenced by the music of Appalachia, Bluegrass has mixed roots in Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and English traditional music, and was also later influenced by the music of African-Americans thro
In the early years of the century, Wagnerian chromatic harmony was extended by opera composers such as Richard Strauss, Claude Debussy, Giacomo Puccini, Ferruccio Busoni, Béla Bartók, Leos Janáček and Hans Pfitzner. Further extension of the chromatic language finally broke with tonality and moved into the style of atonal music in the early operas of Arnold Schoenberg and his student Alban Berg, both of whom adopted twelve-tone technique for their later operas: Schoenberg's Moses und ...
The relationship of classical music and popular music is a controversial question. Richard Middleton writes
2 days ago · 20th Century Studios, Inc. (simply known as 20th Century, or just 20th, formerly known as the Tweniteth Century Fox Film Corporation) is an American film studio that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company. The studio is located on the Fox Studio Lot in the Century City area of Los Angeles.
The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train on the New York Central Railroad from 1902 to 1967. The train traveled between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois, along the railroad's "Water Level Route". NYC inaugurated the 20th Century Limited as competition to the Pennsylvania Railroad, aimed at upper-class and business travelers. It made few station stops along the way and used track pans to take water at speed. In 1938, streamline
The 20th Century Limited first ran on June 17, 1902. It completed its run from New York to Chicago in 20 hours, four hours less than previous trains, and arrived three minutes ahead of schedule. It offered a barbershop and secretarial services. The New York Times' report stressed
In 1938, industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss was commissioned by the New York Central to design streamlined train sets in Art Deco style, with the locomotive and passenger cars rendered in blues and grays. The streamlined sets were inaugurated on June 15, 1938. His design was prob
By the late 1960s the train was in decline. On December 2, 1967, at 6:00 P.M., the half-full train left GCT, track 34 for the last time. As always, carnations were given to men and perfume and flowers to women boarding the train. The next day, it arrived at LaSalle Street Station
The 20th Century Limited was advertised as "The Most Famous Train in the World". In the year of its last run, The New York Times said that it "...was known to railroad buffs for 65 years as the world's greatest train". Its style was described as "spectacularly understated... suggesting exclusivity and sophistication".:48–49 Passengers walked to the train in New York and Chicago on a specially designed crimson carpet, giving rise to the phrase "the red carpet treatment". "Transportation ...
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20th Century Fox Records, also known as 20th Fox Records and 20th Century Records, was a wholly owned subsidiary of film studio 20th Century Fox. The history of the label covers three distinct 20th Century Fox-related operations in the analog era, ranging chronologically from about 1938 to 1981.
20th Century Fox was formed through the merger of Darryl F. Zanuck's Twentieth Century Pictures with the Fox Film Corporation on May 31, 1935. Before the merger, Fox Film Corporation tried out a couple of short-lived record labels in conjunction with its Movietone sound system. A
20th Fox Records was established in 1958 with Henry Onorati at its head; Onorati was hired away from Dot Records to run the new label. Onorati brought with him "Carol of the Drum," a Katherine K. Davis Christmas carol that had been recorded at Dot, but not released; it was retool
Upon assuming the top job at 20th Fox, Basil Bova's first order of business was to quell rumors that the label planned to merge with Cameo-Parkway Records. In May 1963, Bova renamed 20th Fox Records as 20th Century-Fox Records and the label design was changed to incorporate the m
It was relaunched in 1992 as Fox Records in a joint venture with BMG Music. One of the artists of the label was Jamie Foxx. It folded again in 1995. Fox Music licenses music heard on Fox feature films or TV shows to other record companies. For example, the rights to the soundtrack of the film Titanic are licensed to Sony Music. Also, Glee cast albums are licensed to Sony Music's Columbia Records in a 50/50 venture with 20th Century Fox. These albums were issued using the 20th Century Fox TV Reco
4 days ago · This is a list of films produced by 20th Century Fox from 2000 to 2020. For earlier releases, see List of 20th Century Fox films (1935–1999) 2000s. Release date ...Release dateTitleNotesDecember 23, 2009as Fox 2000 Pictures; co-production with Regency Enterprises, Bagdasarian Productions, Dune Entertainment and Tall Trees ProductionsDecember 18, 2009Nominee of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama. co-production with Lightstorm Entertainment, Dune Entertainment and Ingenious Film PartnersNovember 13, 2009Nominee of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. USA distributor; co-production with Regency Enterprises, Indian Paintbrush, Dune Entertainment and American Empirical Pictures; Fox Searchlight Pictures handled international rightsSeptember 18, 2009co-production with Dune Entertainment; released by Fox Atomic
4 days ago · You can help Wikipedia by writing articles to help lower the number of red links. This is a list of movies produced and/or distributed by the U.S. movie studio 20th Century Fox. The company was founded on May 31, 1935 as a merger between Fox Film Corporation and 20th Century Pictures.
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