Nadia Boulanger’s lessons: her aim was to reveal the life present in the basic materials of music

By kettleco / January 23, 2016

DURING THE 1920s, THIRTIES, AND FORTIES–THE I period when classical American music, long dominated by European traditions, came into its own–nearly every important American composer, and a large number of performers, as well, went to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger, a teacher of theory, composition, conducting, and performance. Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, Roy Harris, and Elliott Carter are among those who have written of her catalytic effect on their musical development. Theodore Chanler, David Diamond, Irving Fine, Walter Piston, Marc Blitzstein, and Roger Sessions also studied with her. Boulanger’s decisive influence on the course of American music is incontestable.

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How to enjoy a wonderful outdoor concert

By kettleco / January 19, 2016


1. Update news and check ticket availability:

Follow the social network pages of your favorite bands. Then sign up as well as visit their websites to update. You should start asking someone when you get information about the show. By these ways, you can find out the newest ‘gigs’ in time even if they aren’t pulicized on the newspaper or radio. In the fact that, venues often public “hold” tickets one or two days before the show. They must be sold if not used. You should get tickets as soon as possible.

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What should be wear for a pop concert?

By kettleco / January 8, 2016


Clothes you choose to wear when going to an outdoor concert depends on the music style of the show. There are many different kind of music concert. It is pop, rock, hip hop or country… Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the Western world during the 1950s and 1960s, deriving from rock and roll. Pop music is electronic, and often borrows elements from other styles such as urban, dance, rock, Latin, and country; nonetheless, there are core elements that define pop music.

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Things need to be taken with you at an outdoor concert

By kettleco / December 26, 2015


Attending an outdoor concert is not as simple as watching a TV show or joining a party. If you can have a lot of fun, there are so many things you should consider before the decision to go to there.

There will be a few tips for being present at an outdoor concert that you need to remember. Sometimes, you will forget some essentials because of your excitement for the concert. Therefore, on the next plan to go to an outdoor music show, let’s consider the following tips for attending an outdoor concert.

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How to prepare for an outdoor music festival

By kettleco / December 15, 2015


Outdoor music festivals have become special events that mark an important stage in the young. With anyone who attend an outdoor music festival, it is the unforgetable memory. You will remember and tell storis during the rest of your life. Why? It is an considerable oppotunity that young adults can live themselve and find out their real characteristics.

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Why should you attend an outdoor concert?

By kettleco / December 5, 2015


Have you ever attended an outdoor concert? If not, have you ever thought that you will spend hours in taking part in the activity? It will be very exciting to be there and see your favorite artists performing on the stage. However, you have to spend amount of money for entrance tickets, parking fees or others cost for food, drink, clothes… That are some reasons why many people don’t want to join in an outdoor concert. Conversely, there are still many reasons for the decision attending a concert. That’s because you will get more than having a good time. Purchasing a ticket to a concert can be really good for you.

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