The song: Its Still Rock and Roll to Me by Billy Joel (2:53)
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This music has started in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The song was sung in a deep instrument lead of piano and saxophone, drum beats, and an electric bass guitar and electric… The drum kit is followed with two electric guitars (one lead and rhythm), a vocal string bass produced by an electric bass guitar is also heard. They keep the tempo of the song. The…
Song Analysis
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The specific song I have constructed has adopted a variety of artistic approaches. The first consideration is the lyrics. The first verse of lyrics was composed through improvisational methods.… The first consideration is the lyrics. The first verse of lyrics was composed through improvisational methods. I believe that in large part lyrics should not be…
Reviews Kind of Blue
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The music obviously made the musician famous because of the soft sound that is simply so soothing to the listener’s inner being. The harmony created by the saxophones, drums and piano is amazingly… The loudness of the music however, is not eardrum-breaking rather, makes a harmonious effect with the soft and lazy notes. The sound sets a luxurious tone color…
I Believe by Joe Satriani - Strange Beautiful Tour 2002
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I Believe by Joe Satriani – Strange Beautiful Tour 2002 The piece that will be the topics of review, analysis and discussion is one of the most popular compositions of legendary and world renowned guitarist Joe Satriani. It is titled “I Believe” and was released as part of his album: Satch Tapes in the year 1993 (Satriani.Com 1).… The song was performed during…
History of the electric guitar and its music
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This paper describes the origin of the guitar, the reason for the popularity of it and rock and roll music. The predecessors of the guitar had been invented thousands of years ago during the time of the Romans and Greeks and in the Indian subcontinent in the form of sitar and tamboro.… This "History of the electric guitar and its music" research paper outlines…
History of the electric guitar and its music
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The term rock and roll was first used by Alan Freed, a disc jockey from Cleveland, inspiring its name from the song “My Baby Rocks Me with a Steady Roll”. Even though the impressions of rock and roll were quite visible in jazz and country music of the 1920’s and 1930’s,… Classic rock and roll is played with the assistance of two guitars; one as beat and one as…
Listening Journals:
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The song is a single by American Singer, Katy Perry with the title ‘Hot and Cold’ from her debut album ‘One of the Boys’ and a composition by the singer herself, Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald), who is also the producer, and Max Martin (song writer); it is a rock song grouped… The overall structure of the piece of music is grasping with the bass guitar and the drum…
Idea of Being A Fan
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I myself, being a big fan of music, have been a fan of many musical bands. My passion for music did lead me on to pick up a musical… However, fans in reality play a much deeper role, since they are placed as a great resource within the retail outlet sector, and are especially targeted to play their role within the mechanisms of consumer culture (Hills 3). When…
Songs comparison assignment
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Originally done by Guess Who, the song addresses a chauvinist culture with a high tone. The “Rock and Roll” version of the 1969 song insists the need for the American women to listen and heed advice.… On the other hand, Lenny Kravitz approach in the song American Woman implements the use of soft rock in the absence of solo guitars. It is arguable that the…
Significance of guitar as a music instrument
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It is widely recognized that musical instruments play a key role in accompaniment of songs. Guitar as a string musical instrument is widely used across many cultures of the world (Dawe, 2009). Guitar is… For example, guitarists frequently pull or push strings by their fingertips of their left hand to create notes or to make the note slip downward or upward. By…
Listening Assignment
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As far as Billy Joel is a rock’n’roll, funk and new wave artist, at the very beginning of his “It’s Still Rock’n’Roll to Me” hit we can obviously hear drums and bass just as in many other similar songs of that time. Bass guitar plays a leading role in this… Speaking about harmonies… They’re considered minimal as well. Besides, we can feel the pop influence…
Cover song
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The song selected to comply with the requirements of the essay is “Lithium” which was originally sung by Nirvana in 1991 and to be compared to the cover song of the same title sung by the Polyphonic Spree in 2006. The comparative analysis would be presented by initially… Listeners could hear the following musical instruments: guitar, drums, and bass guitar…
Elements of Rock Music
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This paper “Elements of Rock Music” is going to discuss rock music as one of the genres of interest in the modern music. In relation to the above, it is important to note that this paper is going to take into consideration some of the key elements that make up rock music as a distinct genre.… Since that time, rock has been into existence and…
Comparative analysis between original and cover songs
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. The comparative analysis would be presented by initially describing the musical characteristics of the original song version; prior to describing the musical characteristics of its cover song version. The similarities and differences would be appropriately detailed, including any disparities in lyrics and meaning.… Original Song Version The original song…
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Arthur, commonly known as Art Blakey who was the bands leader and also it’s drummer, he is famed for being one of the originators of hard bop which is arguably modern’s… ue Note Label recording company and it had a unique characteristic of being comprised of young players such as Bobby Timmons and Lee Morgan who played for the band in their early twenties .…
Di box
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The DI Box: The first application of the DI box was done to record Paul Mc Cartney’s bass guitar in “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” on 1st February 1967. However in America, Motown Engineers were using them about five years before this. The DI or Direct Injection box is used for several purposes.… The basic function was to enable the sound engineers to…
Concert
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This concert was performed in an urban setting since DJ Hero is located in the heart of the city. The reason for urban choice is that, the hip hop performance is only popular in… For sure, today they are gender and race neutral. Moreover, it is their race and gender neutrality that has resulted into its popularity in urban areas. Hip hop music is rap music.…
Hold it Against Me by Britney Spears
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: “Hold it against me,” By Britney Spears. “Hold it against me” is a song sung by Britney Spears from her album, Femme Fatale. Max Martin, Bill board and Dr. Luke were the writers and producers of the song. In the song Britney spears seems to be seducing someone.… Britney Spear’s song, “Hold it against me,” falls under the…
Music assignment 2
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Allemande is played through the musical voice of the cello, giving a reverberatingly cool voice somehow imitating in voice the cool gush of winds on the forests. Musical notes seem to dance in a waltzing style through the fast and happy beat of the classic, making use of the… does make use of a lot of vibrato that it adds up to the regular yet well-placed…
Answer those Questions
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Music Name Date Question 1 Question 2 Instrument Country, tribe, region Category Brief Description 8.Diddley bow Africa American/ West Africa chordophone A single string stretched out between 2 nails on a cardboard. 9.washboard North America Idiophone Wooden idiophone.… 12. Guiro Latin America Idiophone Gourd idiophone. Hollow gourd with analogous notches made…
Radio report about jazz
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Name: Instruction: Task: Date: Jazz Report Jazz music thrived among black communities in the 20th century precisely in the Southern United States. Its music style incorporated European music traditions and African beats. This gave rise to different genres such as Afro-Cuban jazz, punk jazz, West Coast Jazz, Swing and modal jazz among others (Goldersher 78).…
Hard Bob, Funky, Gospel Jazz Music
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This paper will discuss the black Gospel music and its roots, how has it changed for the last decades and what sub-genres exist in this type of music.… Generally, however, Gospel Music themes covered areas of Christian religious worship, praise and thanksgiving to the Holy Trinity. There were several main characteristic of Black Gospel Music that distinguished…
Allemande
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This paper consists of several brief reviews of different historical compositions and compositors of the humanity. It reviews - Allemande, Adagio Sustenuto of Beethoven , Purple Haze of Jimi Hendrix, Blowin in the Wind of Bob Dylan and others. … Allemande is played through the musical voice of the cello, giving a reverberatingly cool voice somehow imitating…
Jazz Music Essay
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This short essay is introducing the brief jazz history with proper citations and important facts that have influenced the jazz music that we know today.… Jazz originated in the 20th century in the communities of the African American in the South America. It is basically a mixture of African and European music as it is influenced by the traditions of both,…
Crtical perspectives on contemporary music
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A number of factors have had a great impact on the style of music, production and composition techniques, sociological context and aesthetical significance. In order to understand… Furthermore, different generalities of the course will also be included in the paper to create a background to assessment. The overall objective of the course is to understand the…
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