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The song: Its Still Rock and Roll to Me by Billy Joel (2:53)
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...bass guitar and electric piano. In the beginning of the song, a drum beat is heard. The beat used is a blues rhythm that has been accentuated with a backbeat. The beats tend to pulse of the song. The latter is provided by a snare drum. The song is introduced with a deep male vocal sound that submits to the rhythm of the instruments. The drum kit is followed with two electric guitars (one... The Song: It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me by Billy Joel (2:53) It is still Rock and Roll to Me is a popular song sang by Billy Joel and emerged from United States. 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...
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Song Analysis
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...guitar plays a minimalist melody. Two to three chords are played, currently there is no bass being used. After a few minutes the guitar and drum combo ends. The bass guitar and the drums continue as the vocals finally started. The first three lines state, “I go away to a place/ Way far out in space/ That is away from the things I know”. This line refers to the imaginative process that I go under when I play music or think in lyrical terms. Additionally, the reference to space refers to the aesthetic qualities of the universe as the great unknown of human experience. This is an important theme in my music...
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Reviews Kind of Blue
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...bass guitar taking on the low. The pitch is alternately set to the high and low notes. Obviously, the piano is widely used to create various pitches complementary to the tones of the bass guitar and saxophones. What probably set... Full Jazz Do It Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” is known to be an improvisation to jazz music. 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 perfect, developing a melancholic yet revitalizing atmosphere. It sets one’s mood into a meditative state which perhaps explains the invigorating effect of the music. Davis efficiently does...
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I Believe by Joe Satriani - Strange Beautiful Tour 2002
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...bass-guitar, keyboard and backing-guitar. The refreshing sound of a dominant bass guitar adds to the magic of the overall performance. The bass guitar is played in a different style with more drag and delay in its tone, relaxing the temperament of the song and giving it a laidback and peaceful sound. The experience of having Joe Satriani perform one of his most popular songs and that to this particular composition: “I Believe” was indeed a rare and memorable experience. The anticipation of listening to the live version of a song that mostly has a simple, clean and acoustic tone prevailing in the beginning and in parts right till the end was heightened. The song started with his usual... ?I Believe by Joe ...
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History of the electric guitar and its music
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...guitar or the rhythm to be a part of rock and roll, but guitar is still associated with rock and roll throughout the world. Guitar and instruments that can be considered as the predecessors of 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. After the invention of bass guitar or electric guitar, it rapidly overtook many instruments like piano or drum kits as the lead instrument of any artist. The reason for the popularity of the guitar was its association with rock and roll as has been already mentioned before. Guitar, although... ? History of Music History of Music The term rock and roll was first...
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History of the electric guitar and its music
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...guitar or the rhythm to be a part of rock and roll, but guitar is still associated with rock and roll throughout the world. Guitar and instruments that can be considered as the predecessors of 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. After the invention of bass guitar or electric guitar, it rapidly overtook many instruments like piano or drum kits as the lead instrument of any artist. The reason for the popularity of the guitar was its association with rock and roll as has been already mentioned before. Guitar, although... History of Music History of Music The term rock and roll was first used ...
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Listening Journals:
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...bass guitar and the drum set plus the high volume levels ascertaining a dominant chord that is very apparent from the beginning to the very end. The drum set and the bass guitar are the only two instruments that can be easily established from the music; with the drum set commencing the song for the first few seconds after which the bass guitar also takes on after Katy starts singing. Additionally, as the song is coming to an end the chorus amplification effect is applied on the bass guitar where it sounds more acoustic and as though it is playing as part of a chorus; not that there are other guitars but one can tell the difference in sound but the drum set’s sound is constant... Listening Journal Hot...
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Idea of Being A Fan
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...bass guitar. There are various advantages to being a fan. Most of these are mainly social, where there are daily interactions with like minded people, who share the same beliefs. Fans have been generally been known to be those people who follow the activities of other famous people. However, fans in reality play a much deeper role, since they are placed as a great resource within... Idea of Being a Fan This discussion is regarding the intrinsic value a fan possesses within our culture, as well as implications as having an identity within society. 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 instrument, namely the bass ...
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Songs comparison assignment
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...bass guitar with a higher notch elevates the song’s crescendo; hence, one can conclude the prevalence of male chauvinism from listening to the “Guess Who” song. On the other hand, Lenny Kravitz approach in the song American Woman implements the use... American Woman Song Comparison The original version of the song depicts the genre of “rock and roll”. Originally done byGuess 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. Mainly, the band soloist expresses his concern and the essential need for the woman to seek solace in a different place. The distinctive use of solo and bass...
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Music concert report
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...guitar, drums, piano, slide guitar and bass. The mode of playing the music exhibited eminent... Music Concert Report On March Friday, March at around 7, 07:30 PM the legendary Allman Brothers Band held an enthusiastic performance at Beacon Theatre, New York. The concert captivated numerous people especially with regards to the extents of the instruments applied in the whole process. The artists present were Gregg Allman, warren Haynes, Dickey Betts , Butch Trucks, Berry Oakley, Marc Quinone , Chuck Leavell, Dan Toler, Jai Johnny many others. They performed rock pieces relating to blue and southern rocks. As notable from the performance, Southern rock genre has main incorporation of ...
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Significance of guitar as a music instrument
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...guitar is used to support lead instruments and singers’ notes. Various bands use lead guitars to create interweaving melodies. The overall and widely known significance of the guitar is that it helps maintain the rhythm and makes the song more dynamic. Reference list Dawe, K., 2009. The new guitarscape in critical theory, cultural practice and musical performance. Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT: Ashgate. Forman, B., 1999. Jazz band rhythm guitar. Pacific, Mo.: Mel Bay, cop. Miller, K., 2009. Schizophonic performance: Guitar hero, rock band, and virtual virtuosity. Journal of the...
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Listening Assignment
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...bass just as in many other similar songs of that time. Bass guitar plays a leading role in this particular track. The range of instruments in this song consists of vocals, electric piano, two guitars, bass, drums & percussion and saxophone. Only solo part is performed by the saxophone. We can conclude that this track has a duple/quadruple metric organization. The texture of “It’s Still Rock’n’Roll to Me”, however, reminds more of a new wave style as far... as it is minimal. Speaking about harmonies… They’re considered minimal as well. Besides, we can feel the pop influence thanks to the ubiquitous saxophone solo. Punk and funk elements are also noticed here. The texture is rather...
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Comparative analysis between original and cover songs
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...guitar, drums, and bass guitar with vocals. The first few seconds from the start until about 8 seconds, listeners would hear only one musical instrument, the guitar at the background which starts soft and melodic with regular beats and rhythmic patterns. At the start of the 8th to 9th seconds, listeners are given the chance to hear the vocals with accompanying instruments that included the drums and the bass guitar. The first few verses of the song were completed within 30 seconds and then, a louder drum instrument started in the 39th second with accompanying vocals that says: “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah” two times. The second set of verses started in 1 minute 4 seconds... Comparative Analysis between...
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Cover song
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...guitar, drums, and bass guitar with vocals. The first few seconds from the start until about 8 seconds, listeners would hear only one musical instrument, the guitar at the background which starts soft and melodic with regular beats and rhythmic patterns. At the start of the 8th to 9th seconds, listeners are given the chance to hear the vocals with accompanying instruments that included the drums and the bass guitar. The first few verses of the song were completed within 30 seconds and then, a louder drum instrument started in the 39th second with accompanying vocals that says: “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah” two times. The second set of verses started in 1 minute 4 seconds... Comparative Analysis between...
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Elements of Rock Music
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...guitar (Charlton, 29). Bass forms the third sound, and goes together with the guitar. Guitars are always stringed instruments used in producing certain rhythmic sounds. Guitars are always electric, similar to the bass. It is important to note that in rock music, the electric guitar can... Elements of Rock Music It is of crucial significance to that the field of music is endowed with various forms of genres. These genres differentiate one form of music from the others. However, it is crucial to note that some genres of music may be closely related (Charlton, 37). As such, effective differentiation of such music may be very difficult. This is because different genres of music may be associated with...
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Listening Assignment
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...bass guitar and the piano. Lee Morgan is the first soloist, his pitch and tone is spot on for twenty-year old musician. Benny Golson’s who is the second soloist starts with his famous long lines and quickly progresses with short quicker ones. He appears forceful, but rich in content. Bobby Timmons who is the final soloist appears more boppish than usual, but his skill on the keys is exceptionally good in that performance. The band gracefully harmonizes their acts as they come to the end of the performance .Benny Golson’s the tenor saxophonist solo performance especially captures my attention the most. He expresses a lot of emotion in his facial and body gestures in his performance making... Listening...
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Di box
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...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 chief application is to convert a low impedance line level signal to a high impedance mic level signal. The first widespread use came into existence during the 1970s, when live touring equipment became more powerful and complex and venues started to become larger. The basic function was to enable the sound engineers to lay long lines of three core balanced cable between musicians and the engineer... ?The DI Box: The first application of the DI box was done to record Paul Mc Cartney’s...
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Concert
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...guitar, turntable, DAW, rapping, sampler, bass guitar and drums. The derivative forms like old school jungle, break beat hardcore and trip hop. Hip hop is a very engaging type of genre. Usher was able to directly engage his audience. Indeed, the young audiences prefer solo artists like Usher. This is because as he solo’s they feel involved and sing and dance with him through the song. In addition, the choice of his message was highly timed thus contributing to the direct participation. Moreover, Usher performances are usually race neutral... African American Music Introduction On 31st March this year, I attended a concert performed by Usher at DJ Hero partyin Los Angeles. This concert was performed in...
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Hold it Against Me by Britney Spears
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...guitar which are electric. The bass seems to be overpowering the other instruments. The synthesizer is one of the instruments used in the song. It is an electric piano that represents most... “Hold it against me,” By Britney Spears. “Hold it against me” is a song sung by Britney Spears from her album, FemmeFatale. 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. This paper will discuss the song by identifying the genre, the criteria used to classify the song under the genre the instrumentation used in the song and described whether or not, digitally- generated effect is at work in the music. Music genre is a definite ...
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Music assignment 2
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...bass guitar further thickens the harmony, along with the second bass vocals. The bass, the vocals, the percussions, the keyboard, and other instruments mix up harmoniously together. Blowin in the Wind Bob Dylan’s Blowin in the Wind created a great country music, mixing together his unique husky voice and his rhythmic guitar and a slight harmonica... Allemande Allemande is played through the musical voice of the cello, giving a reverberatingly cool voice somehow imitating in voice the cool gush ofwinds 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 cello’s wide voice range to construct a melody playing from the lower end of ...
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Hard Bob, Funky, Gospel Jazz Music
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...bass guitar, guitar, brass horns, tambourines, keyboard, piano, organ and violin were generally the instruments used (Saylor). These instruments were still used in off-shoot genres like Hard Bop and Soul Jazz. Dorsey sowed the seeds of stardom for the greatest Gospel singers of all time, among which included “The King and Queen of Gospel” such as James Cleveland and Mahalia Jackson. By the 40s onwards, their stars were ripe enough to harvest and they were inspiration of contemporary soul singers. Younger audiences, however, found groovy and bouncy beats from siblings BeBe and CeCe Winans and Take 6 more appealing. Later, in the 80s and 90s, choirs began to replace quartets... Black Gospel Music or Soul ...
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Radio report about jazz
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...Bass guitars. The concert starts with drums by Art Blakey followed by the rest of the band blowing their saxophones and playing their pianos. The song is classified under cool jazz characterized by hard and fast sound similar to that of Bebop. Such music was popularized by Lester Young between the 1940s and 1960s (Goldersher 83). However, the roles played by instruments differed significantly. For example, drums were accompanied by sticks while walking bass was complimented by Art Blakey in assistance with Lee. The piano was meant to raise the tempo of the cool flow of the song. This is unlike achieving neutrality of sounds through the hard and fast sounds of the drums... Instruction: Task: Jazz Report...
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Answer those Questions
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...guitar accompaniment. They were mainly played in plantations and upcountry regions. Classic blues (also called classic female blues) are blues of the 1920’s which were mainly sung by black women singers. Electric blues are modern; they are accompanied by acoustics, bass guitar and drums. 27. Clave forms the basis of afro music, it consist of two bars that have three or two notes. It is essential to Cuban Music due to the essential part that it plays in popular Afro-Cuban rhythms. 28. The spirituals were invented in South America by the African-American slaves. The spirituals were part of church fellowships that the slaves engaged in on Sundays. Question 4 The Mariachi... ? Music Question Question 2...
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Allemande
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...bass guitar further thickens the harmony, along with the second bass vocals. The bass, the vocals, the percussions, the keyboard, and other instruments mix up harmoniously together. Blowin in the Wind Bob Dylan’s Blowin in the Wind created a great country music, mixing together his unique husky voice and his rhythmic guitar and a slight harmonica... ?Allemande 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 cello’s wide voice range to construct a melody playing from the lower end...
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Popular Music - No Suprises by Radio Head
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...bass guitar is heard. The next two bars are played with all instruments lead guitar, bass guitar, rhythm, drums and bells. This technique of instrumental accompaniment where the different instruments join in one after the other in different lines has been used in many songs. The song, “Final Countdown” by the band Europe is an example where an entire modern orchestra comprising of (electric synthesisers, guitars, percussion, drums, bass guitars, wind instruments) were used and in the first few minutes the instruments joined in one by one... ?Popular Music – No Surprises by Radio Head Everything that we know of today in the modern 21st century era including music and its industry worldwide has undergone a ...
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Jazz Music Essay
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...guitar, violin, and double bass; the guitar and bass playing the role of the rhythm section (Bill) Though jazz can be performed by almost any number and combination of instruments, the main instruments include saxophone, clarinet flute, vibraphone, trumpet, piano, guitar, banjo, tuba, double bass, bass guitar, and trombone and drum kit. These also cover most of the instruments which are introduced when children are being taught jazz music (Teichroew). There have been many influential jazz musicians from both the America and Europe. Louis Armstrong is a well known name in jazz music. He was the most influential trumpet player and singer from America. He has a major role... JAZZ MUSIC Jazz originated in...
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Crtical perspectives on contemporary music
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...Bass guitar  harmony Guitar solo 2:35–3:03 Solo guitar played  staccato A major quaver (eighth-note) Opera 3:03–4:07 Double tracked Drums, bass, piano and timpani. Hard Rock 4:07–4:56  guitar riff  mixolydian mode The song can be listed as one the important track for understanding the trend of rock music because it has been noted that there are no other rock songs that have became highly influential. There are a number of music generalities that have been included in this song. Also, the sociological and aesthetic factors can... Running Head: MUSIC Critical Perspective on Contemporary Music of Critical Perspective onContemporary Music Introduction: It is an evident fact that the progress in the field of m...
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Guitar
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...Guitar on Today’s Music The sole purpose of this research paper is to explore the different aspects of guitar as one of the most musical instruments. This paper includes a discussion of the general overview of a guitar (definition and structure), and a detailed analysis of the various types of guitar that have existed since invention. A detailed history of guitar follows and then to sum it up the paper contains a well-informed discussion about the impact of this instrument on today’s music industry. The paper also takes into account the important dates in the development of guitar. Additionally, the different people who contributed to the development of the instrument from how... ? History and Impact of...
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Jazz
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...guitar, violin, and double bass; the guitar and bass playing the role of the rhythm section (Bill) Though jazz can be performed by almost any number and combination of instruments, the main instruments include saxophone, clarinet flute, vibraphone, trumpet, piano, guitar, banjo, tuba, double bass, bass guitar, and trombone and drum kit. These also cover most of the instruments which are introduced when children are being taught jazz music (Teichroew). There have been many influential jazz musicians from both the America and Europe. Louis Armstrong is a well known name in jazz music. He was the most influential trumpet player and singer from America. He has a major role... JAZZ MUSIC Jazz originated in...
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The Beatles as Musicians
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...guitar, John creating rhythms with guitar, Paul playing guitar and Ringo beating drum. All the four guys of the Beatles- the Fab Four were the instrumentalists and composers. Paul McCartney learned the use of piano in his early childhood. However, he never learnt how to read music. The primary source of his fame was playing bass guitar but it did not mean that he never experimented any other instrument. Paul always enjoyed experiencing several other instruments like Mellotron and Moog. However, he masterly made use of piano as an instrument of composing songs. This further empowered Paul as a composer. Not only his fans but his fellow... ?…THE BEATLES AS MUSICIANS In the beginning of 1960s, a Liverpool...
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Concert Report
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...bass guitar. The combination of all the instruments was successful in delivering a melancholy experience to the audience. The last and the final song of the concert was ‘Caravan’ that was originally composed by Juan Tizol and was first performed by Duke Ellington in the year 1936. The song was well performed by the artists in the jazz concert and the combination of all the musical instruments was made in a perfect manner that provided a great listening experience... Concert Report Concert Report On May 28th Jazz Alive Series hosted a jazz concert at Jazz Station that was a great success as a large number ofjazz lovers who attended the event and enjoyed the concert. It was generally a showcase for the...
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Music in the Afro Brazilian Religion Candomble
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...bass guitar. The bass guitar is very imperative as it brings in the calm mood that is rather rare in the performance of the Samba... Music in the Afro Brazilian Religion Candomble Candomble is a term used to describe a religion based majorly in Brazil. The religion initially had its roots from Africa though some of its components came from Bahia. The saint people of Brazil also known as Povo de Santo practices the religion and despite the fact that the practice of the religion vastly covers Brazil, it is important to note that other American and European countries also practices the religion. The religion has its features based on the soul and thus the reason why it is unique as compared to other...
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Music in the Afro Brazilian Religion Candomble
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...bass guitar. The bass guitar is very imperative as it brings in the calm mood that is rather rare in the performance... Music in the Afro Brazilian Religion Candomble Candomble is a term used to describe a religion based majorly in Brazil. The religion initially had its roots from Africa though some of its components came from Bahia. The saint people of Brazil also known as Povo de Santo practices the religion and despite the fact that the practice of the religion vastly covers Brazil, it is important to note that other American and European countries also practices the religion. The religion has its features based on the soul and thus the reason why it is unique as compared to other religions in the...
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Critical Perspective on Contemporary Music
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...Bass guitar  harmony Guitar solo 2:35–3:03 Solo guitar played  staccato A major quaver (eighth-note) Opera 3:03–4:07 Double tracked Drums, bass, piano and timpani. Hard Rock 4:07–4:56  guitar riff  mixolydian mode The song can be listed as one the important track for understanding the trend of rock music because it has been noted that there are no other rock songs that have became highly influential. There are a number of music generalities that have been included in this song. Also, the sociological and aesthetic factors can also... ?Running Head: MUSIC Critical Perspective on Contemporary Music of Critical Perspective on Contemporary Music Introduction: It is an evident fact that the progress in the...
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Midwest Lit
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...bass guitar at the background during reading. The words that have been written in capita shows emphasis, and it is only during their reading that tonal variation should be evident. They should be read a little louder than the rest for their emphasis to be felt. The words written in brackets, on the other hand, should be read silently, almost a whisper. Such tonal variation calls for the attention of both the reader and the listeners. The last lines of the second stanza should be recited rapidly and fast. The last stanza, on the other hand... Midwest Literature Vachel Lindsay is a famous poet and a travelling bard. He has been acknowledged for his famouspublic dramatic deliveries, which kept poetic...
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Midwest Lit
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...bass guitar at the background during reading. The words that have been written in capita shows emphasis, and it is only during their reading that tonal variation should be evident. They should be read a little louder than the rest for their emphasis to be felt. The words written in brackets, on the other hand, should be read silently, almost a whisper. Such tonal variation calls for the attention of both the reader and the listeners. The last lines of the second stanza should be recited rapidly and fast. The last stanza... Midwest Literature Vachel Lindsay is a famous poet and a travelling bard. He has been acknowledged for his famous public dramatic deliveries, which kept poetic appreciation as one of ...
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Taking Genre Out of Music
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...bass, guitar, piano, a drum set and possibly a violin. This emerged from the first country songs and hasn’t expanded into new types of country, but instead builds on the same arrangements... ? Taking Genre Out of Music When listening to music, most will interests according to the genre first as well as which singers or musicians aremost popular within this genre. However, this limits the music because of the stereotypes which surround the music while changing the potential experiments which musicians might use without the music. To allow music to be accessible to all groups without labels or limits, the genre should be taken out of music. This allows those who are interested in different variations of...
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Live Musical Performances: Jason Mraz and Kelly Clarkson
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...guitar, the set won the audience as it was comprised of a saxophone, bongos, drums, a bass guitar and keyboards along with the ukulele that has been typically associated with Jason Mraz in previous music videos... ? Reviews of Live Musical Performances: Jason Mraz and Kelly Clarkson Watching live music performances just give us, the audience members, a certain rush that encourages us to learn more about artists and support their passion for music (Inglis 2006). For instance, the live performance of Jason Mraz that I had an opportunity to watch exemplified a relaxed and laid-back setting in which a variety of fast-paced and slow songs were played for the audience. Although there was a lack of electric...
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Jimmy Cliff
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...guitar to play the off-beat chords, while the bass guitar played melodic patterns” (Reggae par.1). Jimmy... 20 March Jimmy Cliff Jimmy Cliff is one of the greatest living artists and is an internationally acclaimed icon from Jamaica. Apart from being a Reggae superstar, he is also an international movie star and a well known figure in the world for his legacies to the field of entertainment. He made Reggae which was earlier an unknown form of music but now it has become quite famous in the world. Reggae started during the early 1970’s, and it is an important type of rock music from Jamaica. It is a combination of Mento, Ska and Rock Steady. “Reggae changed the traditional rock patterns by allowing...
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The Beatles Analysis
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...guitar, Paul McCartney who was the second lead guitarist, George Harrison who was the lead guitarist, Stuart Sutcliffe who played the bass guitar, and Tommy Moore who played the drums. Ringo star joined the band later on. However, the members who are famous with the band are John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. They were born were born in Liverpool during the 1940s. After two decades, the four men who were initially in the working class took the world by storm... Beatles The Beatles are arguably the most influential music and performance band in the diverse history of rock and roll. The original Beatles band was comprised of John Lennon who played the rhythm guitar, Paul...
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John Waller
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...bass, electronic guitar and drums. Each of these moves at a medium – fast pace to keep with the same idea. When one listens to this song, there is a sense of being happy and at peace with the concept of identity while establishing a different understanding of how the idea of being Christian and with Christ is one which reflects... ?Musical expressions are not only created to be reflective of different theories and ideas or techniques. There is also an association with the philosophies and beliefs which the artist holds as well as how this relates to cultural and social beliefs. When looking at the music of John Waller, it is noted that there is a direct association with personal philosophies and the...
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The XX band, album XX review
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...guitar), Oliver Sim (vocals, bass guitar), Jamie Smith (producer, beats) and Baria Qureishi, who left the band in 2009 after their debut album. The paper sets out to critique the band’s debut album, “The xx.” It will cover the history of the band and how the first album was produced. The uniqueness of their music has been influenced by each member in their love of R&B and pop. Their style is unique in the sound of the music and on how they use the instruments. The album... ? A Review of the Debut Album “XX” by the XX band A Review of the Debut Album “XX” by the Band Introduction The XX band is made up of four 20 year olds from South London. The band member comprises of Romy Madley Croft (vocals, lead...
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Concert Report
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...bass guitar and the piano, played alternatively enhancing the melody that was the same for the sole and the moderate level performances. The dynamics of the performance were soft and then increased to moderate level... Concert Report In the universe today, there are different types of music that capture all sorts of emotions, such types of genre are inclusive of hip-hop, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, eccentric, and many others. Music has a long line, and each sound has an origin from another genre, yet intertwined with another .This is the simple fact that allows music to define more than a single type of sound, but rather influence entire generations and lifestyles. I had the privilege of...
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Research Paper on Jimi Hendrix
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...guitar, Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell and Alan Schwartzberg on drums, Billy Cox and Bob Babbit on bass guitar, Jimmy Maeulen on percussion, and Linda November, Vivian Cherry, and Barbara Massey on vocals (Hopkins 351). Unlike other guitarists, Hendrix has the tendency to play the electric guitar close to the amps for the purpose of creating feedback (Heatley, Shapiro and Mayer 14). For this reason, Douglas received a lot of controversial issues related to overdubbing in some parts of the recorded songs (ibid). The fame of Hendrix was gradually subsiding in UK but not in the US market... Number and Number Research Paper on Jimi Hendrix On top of being a song , the lead vocals in a band, and the master of...
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Concert Report
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...bass guitar and the piano, played alternatively enhancing the melody that was the same for the sole and the moderate level performances. The dynamics of the performance were soft and then increased to moderate... Concert Report In the universe today, there are different types of music that capture all sorts of emotions, such types of genre are inclusive of hip-hop, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, eccentric, and many others. Music has a long line, and each sound has an origin from another genre, yet intertwined with another .This is the simple fact that allows music to define more than a single type of sound, but rather influence entire generations and lifestyles. I had the privilege of attending...
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Focus on Music and Drama
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...bass guitar. All the songs, which Chi-town Hustlers Band performed, had a mixture of classic blues elements, funk and R & B. Most of their songs were romantic in style and in performance. Chi-town Hustlers Band performed well organized and moving blues and their dancing was vigorous and sometimes toned down to accommodate the beats. Most outstanding of their performed songs which were interesting to me were “In My Lonely Room” by Phil Collins (2010) and “You've Stayed Away Too Long” composed by Willie Nelson (2009). When they performed these songs, you would think they were their own compositions. It was “In My Lonely Room” song that was well performed... ? Musical Essay: Focus on Music and Drama I...
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Concert Report
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...guitar, bass guitar, drums, pianos, saxophone and drums. There were no trumpets and violins as compared to those used in classical music (Kirgiss 18). Another characteristic of this show was that the audience was made... Comparative Analysis of Symphony and Excentrics Band Concerts Music is a form of art that has been used for various purposes in everyday life. However, is has been used to create a free society where an individual can listen to his/her favorite type of music. With changes in time, music has had been classified to various genres. The genres have different tastes that accrue to its listeners. In my case, I attended two types of music concerts. One of the shows was a classical music...
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...guitar, bass guitar, drums, pianos, saxophone and drums. There were no trumpets and violins as compared to those used in classical music (Kirgiss 18). Another characteristic of this show was that the audience was made... ? Comparative Analysis of Symphony and Excentrics Band Concerts Music is a form of art that has been used for various purposes in everyday life. However, is has been used to create a free society where an individual can listen to his/her favorite type of music. With changes in time, music has had been classified to various genres. The genres have different tastes that accrue to its listeners. In my case, I attended two types of music concerts. One of the shows was a classical music...
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...bass guitar with various bands in the city, writing and helping my parents go on with their business. All these experiences and my multidimensional approach towards life has indeed been a spectacular one. It not only augmented in me self-confidence, but also made me realize the importance of teamwork, expository writing and critical... Personal ment The workings of the economy of my home, my society, my country and this world have been a passion from the day I began to understand the workings of human lives. Our economy defines us. It defines how we live, how we interact, how we function. Our standard of living, our well-being, satisfaction from our lives, all these can be affected by the sort of...
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...guitar, drums and bass guitar are some of the typical instruments that are used in the compositions (McNeil). j- Rockabilly and Elvis Presley: Rockabilly became very popular among the fans especially during 1950s. However, 1956 could be pronounced as the true year of rockabilly. It is an excellent musical mixture of both the genres that are hillbilly and rock and roll. Elvis Presley has played an efficient role in giving hype to this genre. His... ? Music Analysis John Q. Doe June 13, John Q. Doe June 13, Music Analysis: Country and Western Music: Country Music is a very famous American music style that emerged from the rural Southern side of the United States in 1920s. It is a musical amalgamation of...
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