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  • Country Music Essay

    Music it is more than just noise it has a purpose. Music is here to calm you, entertain you. I will be talking about music and how it affects us and everything else. Music means sounds combined to make a melody that appeals to you. Music effects everything that include movies, dances, and just being with family and friends. How does music effect movies? Have you ever tried to find a movie that doesn’t have any music in it, if you have and you probably didn’t find any? You know why, because it helps set the mood for the movie. Like if it a romantic movie it will have slow, happy, music. Or if you have a horror movie you will have sudden loud bursts all through along with the eerie sounding music. If like the good guys win the girl they will have…

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  • Essay On Folk Music

    Folk music can be defined as any style of music which represents a community. Folk music encompasses many aspects of human life; however, the main aspect of folk music focuses on hard times. As times change, folk music has evolved. Folk music has impacted many genres in the music industry and continues to impact the industry today. One of the most common genres that derived from folk music is bluegrass. Bluegrass music is defined as a type of folk music originating in Kentucky…

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  • Essay On Country Music

    For over 90 of years’ country music has been an enjoyable source of entertainment for millions of people around the world. With the reputation of an upbeat and feel good vibe country songs have, it is no wonder country music has been around for so long. Country artists are specifically known for singing about the outdoors, relationships, and alcohol. They are able to provide a direct connection using these three topics, between themselves and their audiences. Country music usually consists of a…

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  • Case Study: The Deering Company

    You can download an app to your phone that makes tuning much easier, bring it to a friend who knows how to tune stringed instruments, or visit your local music shop where a professional can help. It'll take a few minutes to setup the instrument, then you'll be ready to play. Banjo Materials This particular banjo is created with quality materials. The rim is a three-ply maple, the resonator is maple and so is the neck. Maple is considered an incredible tonewood, which means that it has tonal…

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  • Classical Music Persuasive Speech

    to their own inner grove, you can be pretty much certain that it’s not classical music they’re listening to. Teenagers I know can enthusiastically rattle off the name of a dozen bands on their current favorite playlist, but ask them if they know who Brahms was and a funny kind of glazed look comes over their eyes. Even my music students, who I’d hope would know better, are astonishingly unknowledgeable about classical music, and if they don’t even know the names of these composer, you’d better…

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  • John Scoffield's 'I M So Lonesome I Could Cry'

    The music of John Scofield, a technically skilled and emotionally consistent guitarist, doesn’t confine itself to just one style. His salutary versatility and originality have been noticeable throughout a successful career that spans more than 40 years, addressing styles such as jazz, funk, rock, M-base, post-bop, and fusion with the same unquestionable quality. After last year’s “Past Present”, a Grammy-winning masterpiece of original works, Scofield releases “Country for Old Men”, an album…

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  • Aaron Copland's Influence On American Music

    “Americana is contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, resulting in a distinctive roots-oriented sound that lives in a world apart from the pure forms of the genres upon which it may draw.”( americanamusic.org) Aaron Copland was an American composer who instilled a great sense of nationalism in the American people through his many works of music that became known as the standard of the…

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  • Reflective Essay: A Career As A Sappy Music Class

    attracted to this class because I love music. I do not claim to know much about music, but I do love it. I hope to leave this class with just a bit more knowledge on the subject. Perhaps I will appreciate music more after this experience. It is difficult to for me to determine if this class will be pertinent to my career in any meaningful way. Will I be able to apply anything I learn in this class to an actual job? The truth is, I do not know. Having said that, I believe that in the grand…

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  • First Friday Research Paper

    something different. First Friday is known for being a diverse cultural event with small art galleries, vintage clothing and furniture shops, food trucks, a variety of music (for example: jazz, bluegrass, folk and rock)and even dance performances. I was…

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  • How Did Country Music Develop

    Emerging from the southern states of the USA, country music was one of the earliest genres in modern American history. The birthplace of country, or early folk music, was in Bristol, Tennessee. This developing style is a mix of folk music from the British Isles, church hymns, and African American blues. By the early 1900s, the recording industry was booming and brought about many new talents. In 1927, Ralph Peer of Victor Records noticed that most musicians had to travel to New York to make…

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