A Cappella Singing
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Definition of the noun a cappella singing
What does a cappella singing mean as a name of something?
- singing without instrumental accompaniment
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Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)
An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
A cappella singing was an important feature of Native American music, especially before the arrival of Europeans.
Encyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)
Volume I: A-F plus Map and Gazetteer by Volodymyr Kubijovyc
A cappella singing reached the height of its development during the Renaissance. The choral concertos of M. *Berezovsky, D. *Bortniansky, and A. * Vedel are examples of Ukrainian a cappella music. The style is widespread in both folk and ...
by Donald B. Kraybill
A cappella singing without instruments both in church and social gatherings is an important means ofbuilding community and solidarity in some churches. Some customs that have been lost in con- temporary society have persisted in the more ...
by Theodore Libbey
Groups devoted to a cappella singing have become a strong force in the classical world as a wealth of vocal works from the Middle Ages and Renaissance have been dusted off and put back into currency. These works have in turn inspired a ...
by Richard Kostelanetz
draws upon a London tramp's a cappella singing of an old English hymn, ...
by Steven A. Reich
Yet, blues music differed from spirituals and work songs in that blues entertainers moved away from group a cappella singing to ac- companied and often individual performance.
VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd
A cappella singing — choral singing without instrumental accompaniment - was an interesting aspect of these groups' abilities, generally done at practise sessions. Songs from these sessions exist mainly on practise tapes and demo records.
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A Cappella singing at campfire
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