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Lansky's 1979 computer music piece " Her Song ", from the Six Fantasies On A Poem By Thomas Campion ( re-released on the album Fantasies and Tableaux, 1994 ), has also been sampled by Caural for his song " I Won't Race You ", from his 2006 album Mirrors For Eyes, with the main synthesized vocal line of Lansky's piece being used ( and being the basis for the title of the latter ).
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At around this point there was a change in the style of Lansky's music that made it sound slightly more modern, and 1997 heralded a one-hour computer opera titled Things She Carried, a musical portrait about an unnamed woman in a series of eight movements.
The Radiohead song " Idioteque ", from its 2000 album Kid A, features a prominent sample from Lansky's computer tape piece " Mild und Leise " ( 1973 ).
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The sample, four looping chords taken from a few seconds of Lansky's piece, provides the entire harmony for the song.
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" He concludes from evidence including interviews with the surviving members of the family that Lansky's wealth and influence had been grossly exaggerated, and that it would be more accurate to think of him as an accountant for gangsters rather than a gangster himself.
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Lansky had apparently already obtained the approval of the Duke of Windsor for Lansky's plans to develop gambling on the islands, after meeting with the Duke in Miami.
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In his book, Assassination of JFK ( 1977 ), Bernard Fensterwald claims that Sturgis was heavily involved with the Mafia, particularly with Santo Trafficante's and Meyer Lansky's activities in Florida.
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Anastasia also alienated one of Luciano's powerful associates, Meyer Lansky by opening casinos in Cuba to compete with Lansky's.
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He was helped by Meyer Lansky's offshore gaming houses in Cuba and the Bahamas, a lucrative business for the Cosa Nostra.
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However, his biographer Robert Lacey describes Lansky's financially strained circumstances in the last two decades of his life and his inability to pay for health care for his relatives.
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According to Lansky's daughter Sandra, he had transferred at least $ 15 million to his brother Jake due to his problems with the IRS.
1979 and computer
Stroustrup has a master's degree in mathematics and computer science ( 1975 ) from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and a Ph. D. in computer science ( 1979 ) from the University of Cambridge, England, where he was a student at Churchill College.
EasyWriter was a word processor first written for the Apple II series computer in 1979, the first word processor for that platform.
The Macintosh project started in early 1979 with Jef Raskin, who envisioned an easy-to-use, low-cost computer for the average consumer.
* The Atari home computer video game Star Raiders, first released in 1979, responds to unknown keyboard commands with the status message " WHAT ' S WRONG?
The first version of Zork was written in 1977 – 1979 using the MDL programming language on a DEC PDP-10 computer.
In 1979, the launch of the VisiCalc spreadsheet ( initially for the Apple II ) first turned the microcomputer from a hobby for computer enthusiasts into a business tool.
Christopher Riche Evans ( 29 May 1931 – 10 October 1979 ) was a British psychologist, computer scientist, and author.
The first single-chip cryptoprocessor design was for copy protection of personal computer software ( see US Patent 4, 168, 396, Sept 18, 1979 ) and was inspired by Bill Gates ' Open Letter to Hobbyists.
Joined by Bob Frankston, the two created the first spreadsheet, VisiCalc, and released it on the Apple II computer in 1979.
* Star Raiders, released in 1979 on cartridge for the Atari 8-bit computer, is considered to be an early gaming " killer app " for a computer platform.
The Nascom 1 and 2 were single-board computer kits issued in 1977 and 1979, respectively, based on the Zilog Z80 and including a keyboard and video interface, a serial port that could be used to store data on a tape cassette using the Kansas City standard, and two 8-bit parallel ports.
The zenith of his group's advancements was the Geometry Engine, an early hardware accelerator for rendering computer images based on geometric models which he developed in 1979 with his students at Stanford.
The machine had its biggest brush with success in 1979 when the Dutch broadcasting company TELEAC decided to introduce their own home computer.
By 1979, he had devised a computer system called UPIC, which could translate graphical images into musical results, wrote Andrew Hugill in 2008.
Lucas approached Catmull in 1979 and asked him to head up a group to bring computer graphics, video editing, and digital audio into the entertainment field.
Catmull was the first to leave, and in 1979 he became the Vice President at the computer graphics division at Lucasfilm.
86-DOS was created because sales of the Seattle Computer Products 8086 computer kit, demonstrated in June 1979 and shipped in November, were languishing due to the absence of an operating system.
After Adam Osborne sold his computer book-publishing company to McGraw-Hill in 1979, he decided to sell an inexpensive portable computer with bundled software and hired Lee Felsenstein to design it.
1979 and music
Of country music artists, Connie Smith covered Andy Gibb's " I Just Want to Be Your Everything " in 1977, Bill Anderson did " Double S " in 1978, and Ronnie Milsap covered Tommy Tucker's " High Heel Sneakers " in 1979.
On July 21, 1979, six days after the riot, the top six records on the U. S. music charts were disco songs.
Also noteworthy are Cheryl Lynn's " Got to Be Real " ( 1978 ), Evelyn " Champagne " King's " Shame " ( 1978 ), Cher's " Take Me Home " ( 1979 ), Sister Sledge's " We Are Family " ( 1979 ), Geraldine Hunt's " Can't Fake the Feeling " ( 1980 ), and Walter Murphy's various attempts to bring classical music to the mainstream, most notably his hit " A Fifth of Beethoven " ( 1976 ).
The semi-theatrical music and comedy troupe transformed into a ska-influenced new wave band in 1979, and then changed again towards a more guitar-oriented rock sound, in the late 1980s.
In the experimental post 1960s eras, which saw the development of free jazz and jazz-rock fusion, some of the influential bassists included Charles Mingus ( 1922 – 1979 ), who was also a composer and bandleader whose music fused hard bop with black gospel music, free jazz and classical music ; free jazz and post-bop bassist Charlie Haden ( born 1937 ) is best known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman and for his role in the 1970s-era Liberation Music Orchestra, an experimental group ; Eddie Gomez and George Mraz, who played with Bill Evans and Oscar Peterson, respectively, and are both acknowledged to have furthered expectations of pizzicato fluency and melodic phrasing, fusion virtuoso Stanley Clarke ( born 1951 ) is notable for his dexterity on both the upright bass and the electric bass, and Terry Plumeri, noted for his horn-like arco fluency and vocal tone.
The earliest significant usage of the term ( as applied to music ) was by Joy Division's producer, Tony Wilson on 15 September 1979 in an interview for the BBC TV program's Something Else: Wilson described Joy Division as " Gothic " compared to the pop mainstream, right before a live performance of the band.
Milford composed the music for Salome, based on the Oscar Wilde play and also starred in it as Mark Taper Forum, in Los Angeles in 1979.
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, published in 1979, discusses the ideas of self-reference and strange loops, drawing on a wide range of artistic and scientific work, including the art of M. C. Escher and the music of J. S. Bach, to illustrate ideas behind Gödel's incompleteness theorems.
Semi-spoken music has long been especially popular in British entertainment, and such examples as David Croft's theme to the 1970s ' sitcom Are You Being Served ?, the 1979 song Mickey as performed by Toni Basil in 1982, and the 1984 title song, " One Night in Bangkok " for the musical Chess have elements indistinguishable from modern rap.
The download version of Decades Apart included an unreleased recording from 1978, " Wasting Time ", inspired by the band's ' Rock Goes To College ' experience earlier that year ; this track, originally titled " Social Secs " was never released, and the music ended up being reversed and released as " Yellowcake UF6 ", the B-side to " Nuclear Device " in 1979.
* Rock band Toto's 1979 single release " 99 " is a song whose content is inspired by THX-1138s society, where people are given numbers instead of names, as well as having a music video featuring the band in an all-white room dressed in white, a set piece designed around the film.
In 1979, creative differences pulled the band in different directions, leading to the Document and Eyewitness LP ( 1981 ), a recording of a live performance that featured, almost exclusively, new material, which was described as " disjointed ", " unrecognizable as rock music " and " almost unlistenable ".
The group also picked up a cult following in Australia thanks to the support of the Sydney rock radio station 2JJ ( now Triple-J ) and the nationally broadcast weekly music TV show Countdown, which screened all of the band's early videos ( beginning with their first Australian single release-" This Is Pop "); thanks to this interest, the group made two well-received tours there in 1979 and 1980.
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The 1979 double album Tusk produced three more US top-20 hits (" Tusk ", which is also the band's first " conceptual " music video, " Sara ", and Christine's " Think About Me "), but it came nowhere near to matching the success of the Rumours album.
* Thomas Mapfumo was imprisoned without charges in 1979 by the Rhodesian government in what is now Zimbabwe for his Shona-language music calling for revolution.