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February 23, 1998 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Few things could appear more dissimilar than the picture of a family singing together around a piano and that of a solitary user logging on to a computer. The images seem to be from different centuries. But companies in the traditional business of sheet music publishing are realizing they must adapt or become obsolete in the Information Age. Demonstrating an ability to use high technology in the service of a low-tech enterprise, Milwaukee-based Hal Leonard Corp.
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February 23, 1998 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Few things could appear more dissimilar than the picture of a family singing together around a piano and that of a solitary user logging on to a computer. The images seem to be from different centuries. But companies in the traditional business of sheet music publishing are realizing they must adapt or become obsolete in the Information Age. Demonstrating an ability to use high technology in the service of a low-tech enterprise, Milwaukee-based Hal Leonard Corp.
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February 14, 2003 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Moses G. Hogan, 45, who won acclaim as an arranger of spirituals and leader of a choir that specialized in the idiom, died Tuesday in New Orleans. He had been hospitalized since September because of a brain tumor. Hogan was conductor of the Moses Hogan Chorale, a 40-member ensemble he founded in 1993 to preserve and perform African American spirituals.
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July 31, 1990 | GREG BRAXTON, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Berlin's Sheet Music Library Bought: The world's largest print music publisher has purchased the distribution and printing rights to Irving Berlin's vast sheet music treasury. Keith Mardak, president of Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., said the company, which is based in Winona, Minn., plans to use Berlin's songs to develop new publications, including a deluxe coffee table-style song book and a children's song book.
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February 9, 2000 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a young accordion-music publisher in post-World War II New York, Morty Manus got a chance to hear his customers at a recital. It wasn't pretty. American-born youngsters pumped clumsily on the squeeze boxes of their immigrant parents and grandparents, creating a racket so homely it gave Manus a stomachache. His gut told him time was running out on his core product, and with it, the company he inherited from his Russian-born father.
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April 3, 2005 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
Even people who know a lot about classical music may be surprised to find that Mozart recycled a song he had just written into his "Jupiter" Symphony. Want proof? You can hear it in David Hurwitz's "Getting the Most Out of Mozart: The Instrumental Works," published by Amadeus Press. And if the idea of listening to a book seems odd, you might as well get used to it. The Hurwitz volume is just one in a growing number of music and dance books that come with CDs or DVDs attached.
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November 9, 2008 | Mindy Farabee
Early last month, behind the facades of Gower Gulch, that Old West town of Baskin-Robbins, Rite Aid and a Denny's restaurant facing Sunset Boulevard, some 46 vocalists and one showgirl poured into Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill, banding together for a cause the only way they know how -- by unleashing, for more than four hours, tunes about ducks that samba and personalizing the lyrics of "Sixteen Going on Seventeen."
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