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  • Summary: A Concerted Effort

    Rice who plays the Saxophone and Zachary Hall who plays the Trumpet. The other soloist who played that night was Aaron Westman who played the violin. Then, Kahn welcomed the Santa Rosa Junior College Orchestra to the stage. The seating arrangement for Jerome Fleg’s Santa Rosa Junior college orchestra consisted of Percussion, Brass, Woodland, and String instruments. In the back row of the orchestra from left to right consisted mostly of the percussion and brass instruments, which…

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  • French Horn Research Paper

    The original design was based on early fox hunting horns, and were first used as instruments during 16th century operas. During the 17th century, the bell was expanded and flared, thus creating the French Horn. As hunting grew more popular among the wealthy, the French Horn was experimented on with shape and size to try to accomplish a larger range of notes. In 1636, Marin Mersenne wrote of four different types of French Horns. These types were: Le grande cor (the big horn), cor à plusiers…

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  • Wind Band History Essay

    concert, or wind bands has developed so much over many centuries and eras in the world of music. There is a lot of evidence of some instruments, like trumpets, drums, and horns. Although these early uses of instruments were mostly used for signs of battle or war, and not music. It took about until the 17th Century that a band was considered a group of musicians, or something near. At that time, to the people there; there wasn’t really a difference between a band and an orchestra. In the 16th…

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  • The Band Of Brothers: The Paris Incident By John Phillip Sousa

    The first selection of the evening was Band of Brothers by Micheal Kamen. This song has an intense melody with rhythmic harmony throughout the performance. The song has a very uplifting tempo that drove it along. Near the end of the song, the tempo slows down and then picks back up to create a grand finale. The triumphant sound created by the percussions was very influential to me, and made me think of unity. As the different instruments meshed together to create a beautiful sound this caused me…

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  • Sartell High School Pops Concert Report

    their conductor in the measure leading up to it. Throughout the whole last section, measure 123 to the end, this seemed to be a common problem. The recurring intonation problem returned as well. I think that the sections sounded fairly in tune with each other, but they were not very in tune with each other. They were not listening to the other sections. The second piece the band performed was a slower piece, the well known theme from the film Jurassic Park. “Jurassic Park” was composed by John…

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  • Boston Orchestra Piano Concert Analysis

    The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Seiji Ozawa conducting and Egveny Kissin as the piano soloist. The instruments called for in this piece of music are two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets in B-flat, two bassoons, four horns in F, two trumpets in F, three trombones (two tenor, one bass), timpani, solo piano, and strings. MOVEMENT 1 EXPOSITION 1:04—2:00 French horns are forte for three notes, then what sounds like…

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  • Trombones And The Trumpet: Band Analysis

    Brass ensemble piece rough sketch Immortal, for 4 trumpets and 4 trombones, and 1 Person to blow up Balloons. The Trumpets will stand in position at the right of the stage. 3 will be designated as “followers” and will stand in a straight vertical line facing the left of the stage, in front of the remaining trumpet player, who is designated as the leader. The Trombones will set up in the same fashion, but mirroring the Trumpets. the Trombones and the Trumpets should be no closer than 5 feet…

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  • Fairchild Theatre Concert Report

    This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Artist-Faculty Recital Series at the Fairchild Theatre on MSU 's Campus. The concert featured a multitude of pieces ranging from the Baroque and Classical music periods to modern day compositions. Several of the pieces were played in a piano-trombone basso continuo and the last piece was played by a trombone choir with two featured soloists. Going into the concert I did not know what to expect. I had listened to classical music in my MUS…

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  • Thank You For Scholarship

    Engineering. I like to listen to music and hang out with friends in my free time I like to cook when I can and practice cello and flute. I also enjoy playing cymbals in winter percussion. I don’t like doing homework or studying, but I’m required to do homework. I want to become a doctor or an engineer in the future, but continue playing my instruments. Last year I used the money for many things. I was able to buy my cello which allowed me to continue to…

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  • 1.1 Reflection Questions

    organizing the band room, assembling music and folders, and going over handbooks and general classroom rules and regulations. Teaching at the school year really made me realize how much a band director has to do outside of actually teaching the students. A lot goes into preparation to ensure smooth, organized rehearsals, and most of the time, no matter how much you do to prepare, something will still go wrong. After a few days of administrative work and “boring band director stuff,” all of the…

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