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The Beastie Boys release Licensed To Ill on Def Jam

1986 : The Beastie Boys release Licensed To Ill on Def Jam (executive produced by Rick Rubin)

Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975) – He studied violin as a child and won a prize for one of his compositions when he was in high school. Two of the composers who influenced Herrmann were Charles Ives and Percy Grainger. He went to the Julliard Graduate School of Music on a scholarship to study composition and conducting. Herrmann founded the New Chamber Orchestra in 1930. In 1940, he was appointed chief conductor of the CBS Symphony Orchestra where he visit brothers in arms band composed music for various programs. He also created film scores such as for the film «All That Money Can Buy» for which Herrmann won an Academy Award. He is also known for the music he created for the shower scene in the film «Psycho». Listen to music samples from the movie «Psycho».

Polonaise was originally a Polish court dance. This is a composition in three meters for solo piano.

Kurtis Blow, the first rapper to appear on national television (Soul Train), releases «The Breaks» on Mercury Records. The record went on to sell over one million copies. Hip-hop has gradually developed into a big business.

Alongside trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke, Trumbauer presented a smooth alternative to the «hot jazz» of the first few decades of the 1900s. He became famous in 1920 for recording «Singin’ the Blues» on C-Melody saxophone (between tenor and alto) with Beiderbecke. The dry tone and calm, introspective style influenced many later saxophonists.

Symbolism is a concept introduced by Sigmund Freud that influences various artistic mediums. This concept revolves around an attempt to symbolically convey a composer’s personal struggles.

1858 — Adolphe Sax becomes professor at the Paris Conservatory.

At this time the influence of the Church on art grew weak, composers and their patrons were ready for new artistic ideas. Flemish composers and musicians were called upon to teach and perform at the Italian court and the invention of printing helped spread these new ideas.

1940s : 1940: Tom the Great (aka Thomas Wong) uses a booming sound system to delight his listeners. Wong also exploited American hip recordings to steal music fans away from competitors and local bands.

Ali was a hero to the hip-hoppers who pumped out their own protests through music. The likes of NWA and Black Star looked up to Ali. In fact, Public Enemy’s «Ali Rap Theme» is a tribute to the Champ (Muhammad Ali didn’t take black chaos/inspiration for the entire nation), and includes a reference to Ali’s anti-war stance

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