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How We Listen by Aaron Copland
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In his essay, How We Listen, Aaron Copland classifies the listening process into three parts: the sensuous plane, the expressive plane, and the sheerly musical plane. I believe by this mechanical separation, Copland succeeds in discussing a difficult topic, so natural that most… He succeeds in the clarification because of two main methods: People look on the…
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American Music Composers
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Music is a form of art in which sound is the medium. It is the voice of a nation that expresses the people's hopes, passions, and dreams. It is an art deeply rooted in history and culture. Music may also be defined and influenced by an individual's thoughts, education, familial background, community, and personal experiences. … These learnings were then…
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Classical music of 20th and 21st
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This essay describes the music of 20th century and main composers. Twentieth-century composers increasingly faced a decision about the role that consonance and traditional tonality (i.e., music in a key) would play in their musical styles and their conclusions varied widely. … This "Classical music of 20th and 21st" outlines the development of classical music…
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Concert report on our school concert
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The program of the event included different pieces of Latin America music; Hanacpachap Cussicuinin, Intrada 1631 by Stephen Montague, Misa a Cuatro Voces by Cayetano Pagueras,… The concert started with Hanacpachap Cussicuinin, which reminded old heroic epics by its every sound. After beautiful Intrada 1631 by Stephen Montague, choristers performed liturgical…
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History of the Symphony
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This paper contains two essays - first one describes the history of the symphony, and the second one is about music influences on sociopolitical, socioeconomic thought throughout the world, from Medieval Period through the present day.… The origins of symphony date way back to the early 19th century, continuing through the 20th century, and on to the 21st…
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Composing american
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The late 19th century experienced a boom in innovation as they competed with each other to do away with the traditional and usher in an era of modernity. In lieu of such a situation, American composers in the 1920’s sought to create music that was distinctly different from the… The United States had recently entered into world political theater and literally…
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Musical Eras
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This essay compares three different music eras - from medieval to romanticism and to present day. … a. Chants – The earliest commonly known music was most probably medieval chants. This type of music was found in Jewish and early Christian music and consisted of chanting or singing the Psalms. Chants were developed to regionally to follow local liturgies.…
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The Significance of Lyrics in a Song
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The paper is discussing the role of the lyrics in music. How are they written? What position does the lyric occupy in composition? Answers on those questions you will find in this paper.… The significance of words in a song is very well known. Indeed words are the building blocks of the songs. Any song writer will know the relevance of the words for its…
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Questions on Music to be answer
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Some notable composers during this time include Johann Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Arcangelo Corelli, Elizabeth-Claudde Jacquet, George Frideric Handel, Jean-Baptiste Lully, and Henry Purcell among others. The positive effects these music composers employed as court musicians for… This was commonly known as the patronage system; assurance of a steady income as…
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The music of Stravinsky
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Although Stravinsky’s father was a star singer in the imperial opera he expected him to become bureaucrat. Before he made his decision to become a musician Stravinwsky had finishd his law course at the University of Saint Petersburg. … Due to the University’s closure following a bloody Sunday, he could not take his final exams and could only receive a diploma.…
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Capriccio
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Name Date Course Section/# An Analysis and Discussion of Philip Sparke’s “Capriccio” Oftentimes, when one considers 20th and/or 21st century music, an understanding of abstraction and an expectation of multi polar themes combined with melody and harmony that continually contest one another and forms of dissonance is expected.… For purposes of this brief…
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Ihor Stranvinsky
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The essay "Ihor Stranvinsky" explores the life and art of the famous composer. The idea of objectivity is a central theme both in life and in compositions of Stranvinsky.Stranvinsky grew up I environment where he was exposed to music, literature and art given that his father was a known operatic bass.… The World War 1 totally disrupted Strvinsky life hence his…
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US History 3
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The Progressive Era and the New Deal Era in American history are known for their paradoxical links and digressions among social, political, economic and cultural aspects. While the Progressive Era was apparently brimming with hope infested by the Modernist endeavor, the New Deal… “…Americans of the twenties sought to adapt to the rise of a new mass culture,…
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Review of How Does a Poem Mean (1975) by John Ciardi and Miller Williams
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This narrative essay is dedicated to music creation and its connection to poems - what does this connection mean and what logical tools can be used in this connection.… Learning about music is often considered by the layperson to be little more than learning how to read the notes on a printed page and correlate these to specific buttons, keys or positions upon…
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Questions regarding Music History
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This paper consists of several questions regarding Medieval & Baroque time periods, Classical Period in music history, the Romantic Period, Impressionist composers and composers of 20th Century. … In the twentieth century, music experienced a new freedom along with broad experimentation through newer styles and types that were able to challenge the rules which…
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Gustave Mahler
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The researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to Gustav Mahler, an Australian composer. Mahler was considered a late romantic part of the required Astro-German classical music. His work was considered to be spiritually and philosophically motivated.… This research will begin with the statement that Gustav Mahler was a romantic Australian…
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The Red Scare and The Second Red Scare
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The Red Scare Communism is a sociopolitical movement that drives a society into being classless and stateless by advocating for communal ownership of capital and free access to consumer goods. By 1930s, it had gained popularity among some people especially the intelligentsia and the labour leaders as an attractive economic ideology.… The first Red Scare The…
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Emily Dickinson
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Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), acknowledged as one of the greatest American poets, is a poet open to any number of interpretations. The large volume of her poems, over 1700, gives enough scope for critics to interpret her, the way they find suitable. There are critics who try to interpret her poems through her life.… “The categories then are, in Anderson’s…
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Igor Stravinsky
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Stravinsky was born in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov), near St. Petersburg, Russia. Brought up in an apartment in St. Petersburg and dominated by his father and elder brother, Stravinsky's early childhood was a mix of experience.… Stravinsky left Russia for the first time in 1910, going to Paris to attend the premiere of his ballet L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird)…
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Emily Dickinson
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The large volume of her poems, over 1700, gives enough scope for critics to interpret her, the way they find suitable. There are critics who try to… length study of her poems puts forward a thematic sequence of her poems, like her theory of art, her perception of the external world or nature, her inner world of ecstasy and despair, her concern about man’s…
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Paul Cezanne Les Baigneurs Grande Planche
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Though I have always been an aesthete, I have no special attachment to objects, and I am not a natural-born collector. When I first moved to Manhattan, though, I did notice the etchings and small lithographs by famous artists hanging on the walls f the apartments f older middle-class New Yorkers, and from time to time it even occurred to me that I might like to own such things myself.…
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Jewish Immigrant Experience in Shaping Hollywood
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History of Cinema: Name: Institution: Jewish immigrant experience in shaping Hollywood The American Cinema is an art that is classical so why not esteem what is most estimable. Not just the gift of this or that maker of a film, however, the mastermind of the system.… Yet, this need not have been the instance. The initial motion pictures were produced in the…
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Music Essay
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Music is a language in and of itself. As the letters of German, or Russian, or Arabic are not the language, so the notes that appear on the staves are not the language. They are the letters of music and, like the letters of all other languages, they came into existence long after the language was spoken, shouted, moaned, whispered, sobbed, and sung.…
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Emily Dickinson's In A Library
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Considered one of the definitive American poets, Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was a reclusive personality and a largely unpublished poet during her lifetime. Her well-deserved fame is posthumous, and is representative of her strong voice which continues… Amherst Academy as a young girl where she learned the subjects of her time which…
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Emily Dickinson's In A Library
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Considered one of the definitive American poets, Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886) was a reclusive personality and a largely unpublished poet during her lifetime. Her well-deserved fame is posthumous, and is representative of her strong voice which continues to beckon us across the the gap of more than a century and through the variety of rigorous edits most of her works have gone through. …
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