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Elevator music

Joseph Lanza

Elevator music

a surreal history of Muzak, easy-listening, and other moodsong

by Joseph Lanza

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muzak (Trademark),
  • Environmental music -- History and criticism.,
  • Music, Influence of.,
  • Music -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-265), discography (p. 234-254) and index.

    StatementJoseph Lanza.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3920 .L35 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 280 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1430967M
    ISBN 100312105401
    LC Control Number93042406

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    The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images. Upon watching it the scene produces in many – myself included – a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is hard to explain. Take the elevator up, take the elevator down (3 times) (lift baby up, lower baby down) Then we spin around (spin around) From '' Baby-O! opens a new window ''CD by MaryLee Sunseri (track 15) A Simpler Version for Babies: Take the elevator up, take the elevator down (lift baby up, lower baby down) Take the elevator up, take the elevator down.

      To learn about Joanna Goddard, an elevator phobe profiled by "20/20," read her blog post on the subject here. Read about one man's harrowing hour ordeal in Author: SHANA DRUCKERMAN.   The elevator pitch for students should include a few key elements which will make up the body and then you can add a few embellishments to create a more personal feel. 1 – Introduction. You should specif who you are. Stating your first and last name while confidently extending your arm for a firm handshake will leave a good first impression.


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Lanza's exploration of elevator music, easy listening and all things moodsong is the definitive book for anyone who has an interest in a very misunderstood genre. As someone very close to the Easy Listening and Mood Music programming that quietly ruled FM radio for much of the 70's, let me tell you Cited by:   Reading ELEVATOR MUSIC has the same effect on me as actually listening to Muzak or an easy listening music station on the radio.

It's a very relaxing, calm read which, considering the state of the world as of March (if you're reading this in the future and don't understand, look up COVID), is an essential balm to my heart and soul/5.

Elevator Music: A Surreal History of Muzak, Easy-Listening, and Other Moodsong; Revised and Expanded Edition by Elevator music book Lanza | out of 5 stars   Description: Elevator music. Groovy music. Song: Local Forecast. “This tempo has a very should-be-in-a-lift vibe.

So I processed it and mixed it to sound like crappy elevator speakers.” Free music instrumentals. Free for commercial use. Genres: Background Music. Artist: Kevin Macleod. MP3 Kbps, 16 bit / khz. Elevator Music is a virtuoso performance by the best-selling author of novels Biflocka, A Lion In Your Number, and The Feels.

It is the story of you, _____, a young man who has hours to live. You have to figure out what you will do in that expanse Elevator music book time/5. It's campy, it's cool, empty, intrusive, trite, and treacly. It's Big Brother singing. Call it what you will -- elevator music, Moodsong ® easy listening, or Muzak ®.

For a musical genre that was supposed to offend no one, it has a lot of enemies. Musical cognoscenti decry its insipid content; regular folk -- if they notice -- bemoan its pervasiveness; while hipsters and campsters celebrate. Elevator music. Elevator music (also Muzak, piped music, or lift music) is a more general term indicating music that is played in rooms where many people come together (that is, with no intention whatsoever to listen to music), and during telephone calls when placed on hold.

There is a specific. Philosophy and history of American background music by pop- culture historian Lanza (Fragile Geometry, —not reviewed). Lanza focuses on a variety of different types of what he calls ``moodsong,'' from commercial Muzak through the sugary strings of Mantovani and the purling choruses of Ray Coniff on to '80s ``new age'' sounds.

He is unabashed in his admiration for all of these styles. Barclay has crafted a great thriller with a surprising ending and readers will sweat a little the next time they get on an elevator. Associated Press. Elevator Pitch is a white-knuckled ride of a book with twists on every level and an unforgettable cast of characters brought to life with Linwood Barclay’s signature flair and acuity.

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Whatever you call it, it’s the music you find yourself humming along to as you go about your daily life. There is even an entire book on it. Elevator music started back in in an effort to calm nervous passengers. Since then it’s been used to make us more productive, more happy, and put us in the right mood while shopping.

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[Joseph Lanza] -- "With an arsenal of historical anecdotes and facts, Joseph Lanza sings seriously, with healthy doses of humor and wit, the praises of this misunderstood musical genre. Many radio listeners who recognize those labels might add “elevator music” or “dentist office music.” In other words, not “good.” But, as with classical, rock and everything in between, there were — and still are — people who appreciate the easier stuff, the mostly instrumental sounds that were played on stations like KABL, the.

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