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theremin

(Encyclopedia) thereminthr´mn, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments, invented (1920) in the Soviet Union and named for its creator, Leon Theremin. A forerunner of the synthesizer, it…

53rd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

The DGA Awards, which honor directorial excellence in film and television, were announced March 2001. These are the television awards.Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic…

Vocal Group Hall of Fame

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame was originally organized in 1998. It has a museum and theater in Sharon, Pa. and plans annexes in Las Vegas and Wildwood, N.J.Abba (2002) Alabama (2004) The…

electronic music

(Encyclopedia) electronic music or electro-acoustic music, term for compositions that utilize the capacities of electronic media for creating and altering sounds. Initially, a distinction must be…

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Inductees The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors musicians and music-industry figures who have contributed to the energy and evolution of rock music. To be eligible for inclusion,…