"Folk Music"
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...Folk music Folk music is music originating among the common people within a nation or region and is spread or passed down orally. This music is made up of simple characters and anonymous authorship. The music is part of a tradition of region or country. Traditional folk music was defined as the music transmitted by mouth, music with unknown composers or music of the lower classes. The ballad is an example of folk music (Lloyd and Scholes, 77) A brief history of folk music The term folk music originated from England where they took the word ‘volk’ from Germany and applied...
Folk Songs
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...Folk Song Folk songs, as the implies, are the populist music of the people. They are traditionally handed down for generations and speak of a specific emotion or event. They are often colloquial and speak the common language of the common man (Lauter). Often they reflect an historical event or noted person in history. They are usually authored anonymously and having been handed down orally they have usually gone through stages of change and evolution. Folk songs are the basic building blocks of a cultures musical repertoire. Folk songs have traditionally been a means of passing down the oral history of a society. Slaves...
folk music
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...folk music, one of the main aspects of analysis which cannot be ignored is the setting and time in which the folk music was both penned and rose to a level of popularity. For purposes of such a level of analysis, this particular essay will analyze “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” performed by the Kingston Trio. As a means of understanding, this author will seek to answer the question of how this particular piece of music reflects the times in which it was written and performed, the definition of what specifically the artists were singing about, tempo, melody, and type of vocals employed. Through such a level of analysis, it is the hope... Section When one seeks to examine the core components of...
Indian folk dance
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...Folk Dances Indian sub continent, the land of varied socio-economic setup, religion, and tradition has contributed to the emergence of numerous tribal and folk dances across the region since ancient times. Folk dances are the essential elements of almost every important event of Indian social life and celebration. Despite their extreme simplicity, all folk dances tend to convey certain messages to the community they belong to with regard to their history or survival. This paper will explore the origin, significance, and unique features of two notable folk dances of India; Bhangra and Padayani. As mentioned in the introduction, one of the important features of all Indian folk... ? (Assignment) Indian Folk ...
Folk Songs Teaching Approaches
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...Folk Songs Teaching Approaches Address Town 20 October 2006 To The Director of Aesthetics' Address Town Dear Sir/Madam RE: APPROACH TO INTRODUCE MUSIC STYLES TO SCHOOLS NATION-WIDE There has been a great concern in the way music has been perceived by our schools. For this case, I have come up with an approach that can be adopted for by our school in teaching music. My emphasis will be the approach that will be used to teach folk songs. Many people do not take folk songs as a serious or even worthwhile endeavour as they know that they did not originate from the theatre. They have a notion that they were not meant to entertain but served as...
Irish Folk Costume
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...Folk Costume 2005 Outline A) Irish National Dress. The Gaelic League, Kells embroidery, Style of costume B) Development of Dancing (folk) costume; Influence of rural dress styles, Dress design, Costume style C) Features of Irish folk costume (male and female); early costume, fabric and colour, brat design, Motifs, embroidery and applique, Collars and cuffs, Belt and socks, headgear, shoes, medals, Knee-breeches, Kilts Description In this paper we research the Irish national dress, its features, style and design, etc. Getting closer look at the national costumer will allow us to better understand this nation. National dress is a...
Migration and Folk Culture
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...Folk Culture Q Mobility and migration are influenced by various factors, among them economic, social and environmental aspects. While mobility does not encompass relatively permanent movement from one place to another, migration entails change of locales for various reasons (Rubenstein 210). An economic push factor that would make me migrate is lack of employment opportunities in my locale. This would force me out of my current place in search of employment opportunities elsewhere. A social factor in the same line would be rise in crime, constituting insecurity. I would migrate in search of secure places. An environmental push factor that constitutes a reason to migrate for me would... Migration and...
Punjabis Folk Dance Bhangra
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...Folk Dance Bhangra Introduction The bhangra dance originated in Punjab region as a dance conducted by Punjabi Sikh farmers on the coming of the harvest season. The basis of the dance is from Punjabi folk, drum, folk singing and iktar, the tumbi and the chimta, a single-stringed instrument. Bolis are small accompanying songs which are couplets written in Punjabi language (Chaudhary 11). In provision of the main beat in Punjabi folk music, the dholki which is a smaller cousin of the dhol was used. The research is aimed at examining the survival of Bhangra dance form in Diaspora. Bhangra is more about joy and celebration not resistance, power or spiritual Additionally, the research offers... Punjabis Folk...
Folk Festivals-Oktoberfest
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...folk festival in order to understand why it is celebrated by different people around the world even if they don’t hold the same culture. Specifically, it aims at answering four points. First, it aims to root historically Oktoberfest as a festival. Second, it aims to grasp an understanding of the festival’s customs and practices. Third, it aims to know its relevance in a social and cultural context. Fourth, it aims to compare and contrast both celebrations of Oktoberfest in Germany and United States. c) Significance of the Study Munich, Germany is the birthplace of Oktoberfest yet Grand Junction Colorado is similarly celebrating the said festival. It is in this regard... ? Research Proposal on...
Folk Rock Paper
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...Folk Rock Folk rock is a term that was used to describe a genre of music in the late 1960’s. It largely emanated from the fusion of traditional, folk music, and rock. In the United States and the United Kingdom, these were the most popular forms of music. Traditional folk music was originally pioneered by Bob Dylan, a member of the Los Angeles band referred to as The Byrds. In the United States, the media described the music played by this band as folk rock. Rock groups that existed at the time were the biggest influence on this genre of music. Groups like the Beatles were largely known at the time. Dylan was considered an influential man when it came to the pioneering of this genre of music...
Bob Dylan's folk music
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...folk songs in coffee houses under the name bob Dylan which he adapted from Thomas Dylan, a poet who he had long admired. In the summer of 1960, he begun listening to blues and this greatly influenced his music in later days when he became a writer and performer. He quit college while in his first year and moved to New York to visit Woody Guthrie who was his Idol, but was in hospital as well... Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in May 24, 1941, he grew up in Hibbing where he learnt how to play he guitar and harmonica when he was as young as six, in high school he formed a rock and roll band called the golden chords. After graduation he joined the University of Minnesota and he started to perform...
Scottish Folk Music
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...Folk Music Scottish music is liked and enjoyed by people all over the world. It is not only played by people who belong to Scottish nationality but by everyone. All along the 20th century, Scottish music has remained very popular. Although traditional music of many different nations lost their essence due to the introduction of pop music, Scottish music retained its essence. Scottish music has also remained popular because of its association with a huge highland bagpipe. This sort of musical instrument has indeed played an important part towards the development of Scottish music. It was introduced in the Scottish music industry many years ago (around the 15th century) and was recognized... ? Scottish...
Folk Tales as Cultural Productions
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...Folk Tales as Cultural Productions John Smith XXXXX ENGL 200 January 7, Dear Prof. L-T: Two African folktales, Why the Bat Flies at Night and Why the Bat is Ashamed to be Seen in the Daytime, both explore the theme of conflict between good and evil. I realized that the inspiration impacted by African folk tales revolved around the encouragement to act based on morality and ethics. The author wanted to instill into the minds of the readers that goodness triumphs over evil. I had an overwhelming feeling after realizing the moral lessons of these stories. I learned that what you reap is what you sow; this is a universal maxim that is almost true in all situations. When you plant goodness... ?Cover Letter:...
The Souls of Black Folk
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...Folk is a ic piece of American literature that was penned by W. E. B. Du Bois in the early twentieth century. The book is a seminal piece in the development of sociology as we know it. Moreover the book is also considered as a cornerstone of African American history and reflects on the state of slavery and its causes in the aftermath of the Civil War. Du Bois specifically relates that “the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line” and this concept is further expanded on in the work with the concept of life behind the veil of race. He refers to this paradoxical condition as double consciousness stating that "double-consciousness, this sense of always... ?The Souls of Black Folk is ...
Folk Tales as Cultural Productions
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...Folk Tales as Cultural Productions John Smith XXXXX ENGL 200 January 7, Dear Prof. L-T: Two African folktales, Whythe Bat Flies at Night and Why the Bat is Ashamed to be Seen in the Daytime, both explore the theme of conflict between good and evil. I realized that the inspiration impacted by African folk tales revolved around the encouragement to act based on morality and ethics. The author wanted to instill into the minds of the readers that goodness triumphs over evil. I had an overwhelming feeling after realizing the moral lessons of these stories. I learned that what you reap is what you sow; this is a universal maxim that is almost true in all situations. When you plant goodness... Cover Letter:...
The Souls of Black Folk
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...Folk” ‘Souls of the Black Folk’ is an outstanding work of art written by Web Du Bios who struggled for the civil rights of the black African American. Du Bios’ struggle started at the beginning of the 20th century when slavery was still very common. Although according to many critics, parts of this book are not based on reality but it would not be wrong to say that this book is remarkably exceptional overall. I agree to most of what is narrated in the book, and to me it is a revelation. The writing style is not monotonous repetitive or dry, rather it keeps the reader engaged until the end. The book begins with an introduction... , which is extremely beautiful and catchy, “Herein lie buried...
The contemporary folk group Girlyman
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...folk group Girlyman, however, has a unique take on performing live that makes their shows an experience more than worth the price of a ticket. Girlyman is Nate Borofsky, Tylan “Ty” Greenstein, Doris Muramatsu and JJ Jones. They play primarily original songs in a folk-popstyle, with the occasional cover sprinkled in for good measure. On November 13 at Joe's Pub in New York City, the band took the stage in front of an eager crowd of 160, seated facing a low stage wired for vocals and amplified guitar. There were many exciting moments in the performance... ? Many performers strive to make their stage shows exciting, spontaneous and different from the experiene of listening to their albums. The contemporary...
Folk music of Latin America
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...Folk music of Latin America: Tango History of Tango Tango’s origin is obscured. Tango refers to a dance style for couples dancing while holding hands and the music thereof. There are various contradicting theories by enthusiastic Tango exponents destined to point out the immediate inception of the genre. The Tango dance perceptibly started in the poor districts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is evident, from the lack of evidence to settle this conflict in ideas, that the developers of the Tango were the neglected underprivileged, poor, and educated in society. Most of them are believed to have died in wars, forcing researchers and enthusiasts of Tango to derive doubtful concepts from people... Music...
Romanaticized Blackness by Whites to "The Folk"
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...Folk" A Nation of Outsiders: How the White Middle-Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in Postwar America by Elizabeth Grace Hale is quite a mouthful of a title, but the name itself tells us quite a bit of what the book is about. The author talks about how the middle class Americans ‘fell in love’ with rebellion in the 1950s. James Baldwin’s Going to Meet the Man is a collection of short stories talking about anti-Black racism which was so common in the American society then. He touches several other related topics as well. Throughout Hale’s book she has mentioned how the white Americans were much more open to the ideas of sharing the same hobbies, the same... ? s Romanaticized Blackness by Whites to "The...
Anglo and Afro- American Folk Music
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...Folk music Write a two page paper on The Almanac Singers. Write about the impact they had on the music world. In the summer of 1941, emerged a labor activist group which used topical music and old folk melodies to spread awareness about unionism and helped the much forgotten folk music resurface and gain popularity once again (Skinner,1). The group was basically anti-Roosevelt, and vented out their thoughts thorough their thought-provoking lyrics. They had a profound influence on the topical songwriting and singing. The Almanac Singers lived an extremely short period of stardom as a group. It cannot be said that the Almanacs was a singing or performing band since... and slowly changed the...
influence about Hungarian folk music in Liszt rhapsody no.2
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...folk music, but an expression of global ancestry. Zoltan Kodaly and Bela Bartok would uncover the early Hungarian peasant music much later in the first half of the 20th century (Walker 54). The national music had emerged from an enlisting music, or verbunkos, that had thrived since the latter part of the 18th century (Gervers 386). This paper discusses... Franz Liszt and Rhapsody no. 2 Introduction Franz Liszt was born in Burgenland, Austria on the 22nd of October 1811. His father—Adam Liszt-- was his first piano mentor. Franz, at a very young age, was immediately recognized a ‘boy wonder’ thus in 1820 an organization of Hungarian moguls made an offer to finance his education in the field of music...
W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903
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...Folk, 1903 Du Bois introduces “The Soul of Black Folk” with the foresight that summarizes the objective of his collection—to impress on the globe the meticulous experience of being an African-American, forty years after the Civil War. His work comprises of fourteen treatises on different subjects, from the United States government’s attempts to at reconstruction to an argument of the function of religion within the black community. Du Bois utilizes these essays to explain how African-Americans gave up approval of racial discrimination and slavery only suppresses their likelihoods for enhancement in a civilization that fundamentally regards them an issue. Du Bois... W.E.B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black...
Reaction Paper on the book " The Souls of Black Folk"
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...Folk Order No.251200 November ‘08 The Souls of Black Folk This is aReaction paper on W. E. B. Du Bois’ book, The Souls of Black Folk, which was published in 1903. It is an influential book in African American literature. The book contains essays, some historical that give an account of African American events and some personal, where Du Bois talks about his personal life. His concepts of "life behind the veil of race” and the resulting "double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at ones self through the eyes of others," have become landmark concepts. "The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line” (Du Bois, 1903), is the prophetic statement he tries... The Souls of Black...
The Souls of Black Folk by Du Bois
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...Folk – Du Bois In his book, The Souls of Black Folk, Du Bois provides an analysis of Washington’s work on racial uplifting and the rights of blacks. Du Bois has argued that blacks need the right to vote, the provision of quality education and to be granted equality and justice. He realizes that there is a distinct line between the blacks and whites and this makes their political, social and economical lives, which calls for separate rights for them in all aspects of life. Du Bois has clearly criticized the work of Washington on this issue, although he does appreciate Washington for being one of the very few black intellectuals who worked towards improving the conditions... brought onto the...
W.E.B. DuBois: The Souls of Black Folk, 1903.
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...Folk, 1903 Du Bois introduces “The Soul of Black Folk”with the foresight that summarizes the objective of his collection—to impress on the globe the meticulous experience of being an African-American, forty years after the Civil War. His work comprises of fourteen treatises on different subjects, from the United States government’s attempts to at reconstruction to an argument of the function of religion within the black community. Du Bois utilizes these essays to explain how African-Americans gave up approval of racial discrimination and slavery only suppresses their likelihoods for enhancement in a civilization that fundamentally regards them an issue. Du Bois... W.E.B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black...
scientic psychology cannot live with folk psychology and cannot live without it
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...Folk psychology Introduction Folk psychology is also referred to as common sense psychology and it involves studies based on the beliefs of an individual, there exist relationships between scientific psychology and folk psychology but they are both different disciplines aimed at understanding human behavior. However scientific psychology tends to criticize folk psychology but has failed to criticise the assumptions of folk psychology. This paper discusses why scientific psychology cannot live with folk psychology and why it cannot without it. Differences between folk and...
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
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...Folk” by W. E. B. Du Bois It is correct to make the claim that the of this text rejects European and western influences on his culture. It is important to note that the author, W. E. B. Du Bois, is an African American who has written a book about African Americans. The book clearly depicts the struggles and problems of African Americans during the reconstruction era and post-civil war period. The main reason why I am of the view that the text rejects European and western influence on his culture is because he uses his book to expose the harsh realities of life that black people had to face in the south. It is remembered that African Americans are descendants of Africans who were... “The Souls of Black...
Du Bois The Soul Of Black Folk The significance of the veil.
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...Folk – The significance of the veil Du Bois’ collection of fourteen essays in his work ‘The Soul of Black Folk’ uses the veil as ametaphor for race, specifically the blacks in America. He stresses on the social significance of race. He uses race in a way that the biological differences become insignificant and the veil gains prominence. The veil in the work functions as a symbol which indicates the invisible identity of the black Americans and the distinction between the skin colors which lead to the hindrances faced by the blacks in a white dominated society. The veil in which they are wrapped up prevents them from gaining self-consciousness. Du Bois composed the essays at a time... ?The Soul of Black...
Music Market and Cultural and Social Globalisation: Hybridisation in Folk/Ethno music, especially in Developing Countries
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...Folk/Ethno music, especially in Developing Countries. I. Introduction The world economy in general and the national economies in particular, in twenty first century, are more or less dominated by post-industrial knowledge-based exchanges. Primary production or manufacturing is becoming decreasingly important sectors of the postmodern economy. The importance of cultural and creative industries, especially of music industry, is not merely limited to its economic capabilities (which is, of course, relatively strong); but also to the prominent role it has on the making and unmaking of peoples' identities, attitudes... Music Market and Cultural and Social Globalisation: Hybridisation in...
comparing and contrasting Booker T. Washington's 'Up from Slavery' story and W.E.B. Du Bois 'The Souls of Black Folk' story
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...Folk, felt that the black man could best benefit from the same type... Stories of the Black Men Two prominent of the early 1900s are primarily responsible for bringing the study of the African American to the educational institutions of America. These are Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. Both men had to struggle fiercely to achieve the educations they eventually gained, in a world in which it was believed that a black man was not capable of the same depth and breadth of intellectual thought expected of a white man. While Du Bois was the first black man to achieve a Harvard degree, Washington trained to be a teacher at what is now Hampton University, eventually receiving an honorary Masters...
Management report regarding the financial performance of the National Folk Festival Ltd for year ended 30 June 2007
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...Folk Festival Ltd Introduction The management of a company must analyse the Financial Reports for each financial year and compare them to those of previous years. This is in order for the management to know how the company is fairing and whether or not improvements should be made on which specific areas. This paper aims to make an analytical report on the financial reports of National Folk Festival Ltd. Working Capital Working Capital includes all the items that are in the short term part of the balance sheet and includes the money available to a firm for the day-to-day operations. For example cash, investments, inventory, debtors, creditors etc... Management Report on Financial Performance of National...
Folk Tale, Legend, and Myth
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... One Thousand and One Arabian Nights Part Middle East has a rich culture with a long history dating several decades from generations to generations. Various stories and films have emerged trying to offer insights into the Arabian culture. McCughrean in her book “One Thousand and One Arabian Nights” has various stories that try to offer an understanding to the Arabian culture thereby being of utmost significance in understanding and appreciating such a rich culture. First, the stories depict that kings controlled most of the Arab countries as were kings Shahzaman and Shahryar, who reigned over Samarkand al- Ajam and Sasan kingdoms respectively (McCaughrean 1). Consequently, Arabs carry... One Thousand...
analyze and compare 2 folk tales, "Rumplestiltskin" and "Golden Hand".
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...Analysis and Comparison Golden Hand and Brothers Grimm Rumpelstiltskin In the story Golden Hand, a male character is portrayed as a person who is aloof and barely shows any interest in his neighborhood, until a charming widowed lady arrives. The man develops a crush on the lady and the lady seemed to like him too. Both of them start talking to each other; in the door way, out on the street and pretty much everywhere they can find time and space. The lady always wears dark gloves on her hand no matter what. One day as they both were talking, the lady brushed her hair so as to push them away from her forehead, the guy notices something shining under her gloves. Upon inquiring, the lady... and...
Find a web site about a vernacular dance forms. It could be anything to do with ethnic, folk, ballroom, jazz, or tap dancing
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... March BallroomDancers.com Ballroomdancers.com (http ballroomdancers.com) is a site devoted to the vernacular dance form of ballroom dancing. It incorporates a wide variety of material in regards to this particular topic, everything from information on how to learn the dances, variations on the dances, how to do the basics of each dance, offers dancing lessons, has a shopping section, a classifieds section, a directory, and a forum, as well as a members area for the site itself. The learning sections are divided into the basics, including posture, foot positions, dance positions, spins and turns, and so on. Shopping is divided into videos, music, books, gift cards, and customer service... March...
Music of world culture
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...folk music) Introduction From time in memorial, cultureis known to be passed to the next generation through oral music which folk music takes from. Folk music is a traditional music that was practiced and passed on to the next generation. Music has the message that each writer expresses to other people. Folk songs therefore, contained the stories of a community and the experiences of the common people. Folk song were sung within a family set up and among mothers to their daughters, fathers to their sons, husbands to their wives and wives to their husbands. Moreover, they were sung by neighbors and the communities, when... there were major events (Dzuris 331). In explaining...
Lesson 7 discussion & Assignment
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...folk villains like Dylan and Baez, these three express themselves within the folk music genre, although none of them identify their own music with folk. Devendra Banharts music is often categorized with critics within the framework of a brand new subgenre, which is New Weird America. Willy Mason extends his creative efforts in blues and country as well, while Beth Orton experiments within a folktronica subgenre mixing folk with brooding electronic rhythms. Devendra... number 02 April Discussion and assignment Lesson 7: Discussion. In my opinion, Devendra Banhart, Willy Mason andBeth Orton can be considered, to certain extent, as modern-day counterparts of Bob Dylan and Joan Baez. Just like legendary...
Conclusion report for the internship journey
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...Folk Arts Museum in China My Internship with Guangdong Folk Arts Museum in China Conclusion My internship at Guangdong Folk Arts Museum was not only an eye opening experience but a life changing one. Being my very first time to work in my field of professional, I felt privileged to work in such phenomenon institution. Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, which for a long time was known as Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, in my opinion could be commended the most appearing building in Lingnan. It has the most outstanding architectural decorations ranging from wood carving, painting, stone and pottery, lime and iron sculpture. At first, I was nervous not knowing... Conclusion Report of My Internship with Guangdong Folk...
Game Theory
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...Folk Theorem INRODUCTION Game theory is one of the decisive theories that considerably supports in strategic decision-making. It is one of the critical models of mathematical models, which supports in rational decision-making and eliminates the possibility of conflicts and encourages cooperation in different fields of practical life. There are two of the decisive branches of Game Theory, which include Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Game Theory (MIT, “Game Theory”). One of the sub theories of Game theory is the Folk theorem, which is extensively prevalent in the study of economics. The theorem is generally used in economics studies, when there is a repetition... First Last Number 23 May The Myth of the...
chicano
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...folk music from the countryside. Why rural Mexican folk music is given this name is because it marks a clear colonial difference between the musica and the son, where musica is the music played in church and son is the noise type music which all and sundry played. The origin of the Son lies in Central Mexico. It is a blend of Spanish, African, and aboriginal music. Son mexicano has become a vast generalization of a myriad of rural folk music representing various parts of Mexico. Due to its great popularity, it is now played even in urban regions. There are various types of son depending upon the rural folk music it categorizes... Your full March 18, Essays Son means sound, and son mexicano means Mexican...
Reggae into the contemporary American society.
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...Folk culture refers to the natural way of life that is defined by an ideal culture in a given community. This culture emphasizes on the human values like honor and the principle of reasoning and a view that the natural setting should be valued and considered wholesome. The spirit of hard... ?Running head: Reggae into the Contemporary American Society Reggae into the Contemporary American Society Insert Insert Grade Insert Tutor’s Name April 30, 2011 Reggae into the Contemporary American Society Introduction The culture of a particular community refers to the way of life of the community. It consists of the beliefs, traditions, and customs that are unique to a given community and the achievements that are ...
Literature of the Philippines and the Filipino Diaspora
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...folk narrative and songs. It has been documented that the Philippine in the Diasporas has an established way of life where they preserved and controlled their environment before the start of the Christian era (Lumbera 1). The Filipino had a social, economic and political culture. They had gold and knew how to use textiles. More over they smelted iron ore and made metal and glass wares and had... Part I TRADITIONAL FORMS, CONTEMPORARY TIMES Philippine history s back to 50,000 years ago. It is regarded to be the oldest of all literary history in the world. It dates back in 1530s. Therefore, the Philippines had their original culture which was passed down to the next generation through storytelling, folk...
Study Guide
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...folk world as many of his counterparts referred to him as Mr. Folk. Amidst, all these Josh White struggled to maintain a balance that will keep his career afloat by making a declaration that his main... Political and Religious Introduction According to Elijah Wald’s article, Josh is described based on the characteristics of the music culture that present at his time (Wald 65). He was the focal point of the blues society culture thus providing a connection between the then blues and this of the 20th century. He had a good mastery of his topics giving him the ability to make accurate decisions on what type of story he wanted to pass out in his songs. Josh White history could be traced back to the black Ame...
MUSIC in Britain
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...folks, classical, jazz, and in the recent past, pop music. The British Isles’ music since its initial recording until the Baroque, all thorough the advent of modern classical music, perhaps are a depiction of the rich and diverse culture of the British music (Karolyi1994, p45). They have a fusion of different genres of music... The History of Music in the UK Throughout history, the Great Britain has been known for its rich music culture. It has a reputation for music innovation; most of their music has been exported to various parts of the world. Throughout the ages, their music has developed as dictated by circumstances. Their music genres have been diverse, incorporating church music, traditional...
Punjabi Music Bhangra
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...folk and classical music from various western regions as well as the Punjab region of India. Some people refer to Bhangra as a kind of dance since it was earlier used as a celebratory folk dance that meant spring or Vaisakhi was nearby (David, 2011). Concerning India’s partition, members from the different partitions started to interact and mix their varied form of Bhangra. This mixture resulted in a hybrid form of Bhangra that in cooperated many different styles. Some people also referred Bhangra as a folk dance. It is dated to begin as folk dance in 11th century by Punjabi... ? Punjabi Music; Bhangra Introduction Bhangra music is a genre that was developed in the 1980s in England. It entails both folk...
Polish Music
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...folk, ical, religious and contemporary music. Therefore the country of Poland is the result of sustained effort and a keen interest in preserving ancient musical traditions. The roots of Polish music can be traced back to the liturgical chants which were prevalent in church practices, and which reached Poland from Rome via Bohemia. This new cultural practice led to a springing forth of religious music. Songs and hymns were sung in praise of the Virgin Mary and Bogurodzica (The Mother of God), one of the earliest songs traces itself back to the 15th century. The hymn was being used... POLISH MUSIC Order no. 252311 No. of pages: 10 Premium 6530 The musical tradition of Poland is rich with a combination of...
Culture
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...folk medicines and beliefs about health care (Wagner,2008, pp.1-2). I have seen that ‘Folk’ concepts of ailment is still very... ? Running Head: WHAT CULTURE MEANS TO ME AND MY MEXICAN/AMERICAN HERITAGE What Culture means to me and my Mexican/American heritage Christopher LopezGrand Canyon University What culture means to me and my Mexican/American heritage Regarding culture, what I believe culture to be is how we each define ourselves. Culture throughout history has dictated beliefs, behaviors, and other characteristics familiar to the associates of a particular community. A person’s culture includes many societal aspects such as language, customs, values, rules, and technologies. Differences in culture ...
Music about Music as Part of Twentieth-Century Discourse
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...folk songs, due to their classical nature that could easily be incorporated into different western music genres (Taruskin, 2010:72). Therefore, this analysis seeks to examine the rise to prominence of the tradition of music about other music, through applying three musicians the case study. The Italian musician and composer, Luciano Berio, is one of the musicians of the 20th century, who better exemplifies the application of the concept of music about other music. Most especially, the Folk Song composition falls directly under this category of music, considering that it is a composition arrangement of music from the folk genre that were drawn from various countries (Cleaver... Music about music had...
Vilademir propp and how his functions are related with hitchcocks two films that are north by northwest and spellbound
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...Folk Tale, which was published in 1928, Vladimir analysed 100 folk tales in his country, Russia, during the period of 1920s. He did this because of the experience and knowledge he had gained during his studies. He realized that the characters in folk tales can be categorized using a common standard of classification. From this categorization, the characters’ roles in the narratives are shown, as well as the structure and functions of the narrative. He therefore theorized the plots of narratives, identified... Relationship between Vilademir Propp’s Functions and Hitchcock’s Films 23rd, December Vladimir Propp was a Russian scholar in literature and critic, born in 1895. In his book, Morphology of Folk...
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...folk ballads and songs The most important aspect of the early origins of the American folk ballads... Ballads and the Addie Graham Q1). Describe song types. Ballard A ballad is a song that seeks to tell a story carried on from generation to generation traditionally Child Ballads and other narrative songs Originally collected and put together by Francis James Child in 19th century child ballads are a collection of ballads from England, Scotland and their alternatives from America (Renwick,2009:pp1-4). Indigenous popular ballads These are songs that generally belonged to what was also known as little tradition. They were of great popularity in other terms meaning they were songs which had been accepte...
promised land
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...folk are faced with immense economic and societal challenges (Vant). The small inactive town is a clear representation of how the “America Dream” has not been achieved by numerous American. The film is Van Sant production, the director is able to deliver a movie that filled with texture and realism (Vant). The atmosphere of realism is created by the environmental issues addressed in the film... Promised Land The film represents more than a conflict of individuals and organizations but also a battle against issue regarding pollution and environmental preservation. The film is adopted from a soft drama novel by Dave Eggers titled “Promised Land “. It is set in a poverty drenched town where the town-folk...
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