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  • spoken word
  • The term word may refer to a spoken word or to a written word, or sometimes to the abstract concept behind either. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spoken word is a performance art that is word based. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spoken word has existed for many years. (wikipedia.org)
  • In ancient Greece, the spoken word was the most trusted repository for the best of their thought, and inducements would be offered to men (such as the rhapsodes) who set themselves the task of developing minds capable of retaining and voices capable of communicating the treasures of their culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ancient Greeks included Greek lyric, which is similar to spoken-word poetry, in their Olympic Games. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some American spoken-word poetry originated from the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, blues music, as well as the 1960s Beat Generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spoken word in African American culture drew on a rich literary and musical heritage. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Civil Rights Movement also influenced spoken word. (wikipedia.org)
  • and Booker T. Washington's "Cast Down Your Buckets" incorporated elements of oration that influenced the spoken word movement within the African American community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Last Poets was a poetry and political music group formed during the 1960s that was born out of the Civil Rights Movement, and helped increase the popularity of spoken word within African American culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spoken word poetry entered into wider American culture following the release of Gil Scott-Heron's spoken-word poem The Revolution Will Not Be Televised on the album Small Talk at 125th and Lenox in 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Nuyorican Poets Café on New York's Lower Eastside was founded in 1973, and is one of the oldest American venues for presenting spoken-word poetry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outside of the United States, artists such as French singer-songwriters Léo Ferré or Serge Gainsbourg, made a personal use of spoken word over rock or symphonic music from the beginning of the 1970s, in such albums as Amour Anarchie (1970), Histoire de Melody Nelson (1971) or Il n'y a plus rien (1973), and contributed to the popularization of spoken word within French culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequent records focused on other spoken word recordings, but Word soon branched out into southern gospel music. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • There are several ways to determine where the word boundaries of spoken language should be placed: Potential pause: A speaker is told to repeat a given sentence slowly, allowing for pauses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crooked" is sung to a rapid figure of four different notes, while "straight" is sung on a single note, and in "the rough places plain," "the rough places" is sung over short, separate notes whereas the final word "plain" is extended over several measures in a series of long notes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bestselling language author Willard R. Espy discovered Word Ways in 1972, and eventually used material from several dozen articles in his Almanac of Words at Play anthologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • either
  • The collocation candidates in a word sketch are sorted either by their frequency or using a lexicographic association score like Dice, T-score or MI-score. (wikipedia.org)
  • Director
  • Spurred by what she found to be an inaccurate representation of Isla Vista living, Yasuda established WORD with the help of Isla Vista Arts' Acting Director, Ellen Anderson, and Santa Barbara Independent longtime contributor D.J. Palladino as a way to redefine misconceptions of Isla Vista culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • radio
  • Word Records was founded in Waco, Texas, in 1951 by Jarrell McCracken, Baylor business major Henry SoRelle and radio and television executive Ted Snider. (wikipedia.org)
  • The fictional radio station in the recording has the call letters "WORD", so that was printed on the label of the custom record. (wikipedia.org)
  • objects
  • Myopia is also known as nearsightededness, which means you can see things up close, but have trouble seeing objects far away, like the words on a chalkboard. (kidshealth.org)
  • general
  • 2012 Word was unopposed for both the May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary and the November 6, 2012 General election. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010 Word was unopposed for both the May 18, 2010 Democratic primary and the November 2, 2010 general election. (wikipedia.org)
  • Records
  • It is owned by Curb Records and is a part of Word Entertainment. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1983, Chris Christian signed a distribution deal to move his label Home Sweet Home Records from Benson Records to Word Records, today it is still active and remains under the independent ownership of Chris Christian. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • In Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire", there is an inverse word painting where 'down, down, down' is sung to the notes rising, and 'higher' is sung dropping from a higher to a lower note. (wikipedia.org)