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  • Chamber Music Concert Performance

    Upon attending the International Chamber Music Festival Concert, a certain ecstatic vibe could be felt as the performers walked on stage with their musical instruments. The virtuoso’s performed in pieces that contained trios, duets, and quintets; showing the concentration they required when listening to each other. When working on Chamber Music, much of the melody jumps around from instrument to instrument, show casing various solos and much of the instruments having to coincide with each other to carefully listen for the melody. The first performance, was from Mosaics, by Eric Ewazen, only introducing the first movement: I. Barcarolle. The performers Dr. Susan Berdahl (flute), Dr. Xiaohu Zhou (bassoon), and Dr. James Moyer (marimba), all played outstandingly and show cased exactly how Chamber Music is meant to be played. Honestly, a wonderful way to open the concert, and if they would have continued to perform the rest of the upcoming movements, it would have been an even greater incredible performance to…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Chamber Music Concert

    my first time attending a chamber concert and I found it to be quite amusing, this concert was primarily instrumental and the type of ensemble this concert feature was chamber music. For the genre I would consider these piece as a string quartet. And for the historical era I would have to put it with romantic and twenty and twenty first century era. This was my first live concert that I’ve ever attended so is was my first time hearing a violin and a cello live. The way I would describe the way a…

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  • Personal Essay: Chamber Music Analysis

    into art. All throughout my life I have been drawn to music in numerous ways. When I began playing the violin at age seven, I was enamored by it. Even from a very young age, the instrument captivated me. I loved the sound and the way it felt to hold it in my hands. I learned where the notes are and the mechanics of the instrument. It took several years before the unnatural contortions that I had to make with my body in order to correctly the instruments became second nature.…

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  • Involvement In Resurrecting J. S. Bach Analysis

    Schumann’s Involvement in Resurrecting J.S. Bach As editor and writer for his own music journal, Neue Zeitscrift für Musik, Robert Schumann made it his personal mission to write about worthy composers and lift them up as examples to the music community. He was tired of the “Philistines” of the current music establishment, such as Wagner and Meyerbeer, who he felt were commercial and pretentious. He brought Brahms and Chopin to Germany’s notice, because he felt that their music was “honest…

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  • Major Themes In The Enlightenment

    great historical changes over the world. In the 18th century, a new idea of the economic system was claimed by Adam Smith and people started to be concerned about broader educations. Because of this reason, a humanitarian movement was led by French philosophers, such as Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau, which is known as the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment aimed that individuals had rights, so tried to improve the human condition. The central themes in the Enlightenment, such as reason,…

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  • Charles Ives Construction Of Subjectivity In Schubert's Music

    popular and church music tradition. The Church music traditions of his youth with European and American popular style are blending together in his various compositions. Charles Ives’ String Quartet No.1 was composed in 1896 when he was a 21 years and a sophomore student at Yale University. The piece composed for standard string quartet which consists…

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  • Brief Essay On Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Life

    First is mother died when he was young of an illness that she refused treatment for. When Mozart was old his father died, which caused Mozart to write a very dark pieces of music. According to the documentary, Mozart’s first child died, but the most lived. Finally, Mozart’s death. In the movie, he died because he was drinking all the time and became ill. There is no other word to describe Mozart’s funeral other than depressing. Depressing because it was raining, there were not very many people…

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  • Johannes Brahms Symphony 2 Analysis

    the two areas. Several musical aspects of the transitional material, T, used in the first movement are unique when compared to the material presented in the Primary and Secondary areas. The transition exists not only to switch between different keys but also to propel the motion of the music forward and provide yet another section of contrasts when compared to other areas in the movement. The purpose of the transition (T) is to move from the key of I in D major in the Primary area (P) to the key…

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  • Mozart Worksheet Analysis Essay

    the greatest composers he ever met. 7. Why did Mozart marry Constanze Weber? Who was she? a. She was perfect for him. She was a perfect match for his flighty humor; she could take charge of a house well and she was a down to earth person. b. Constanze Weber was born in a family of musicians. Her father, Fridolin, was a musical all-around and a singing teacher. Constanze and her other sisters were put in a center of musical excellence in Mannheim. She was an intelligent young woman, speaking…

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  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Father Of Classical Music

    Franz Joseph Haydn is widely known as one of the creators of classical music, as well as being dubbed the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet. He is also one of the greatest and most celebrated composers of all time. Haydn once remarked, “Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts.” And it was the truth. Haydn came from humbler beginnings than most. He was born in Rohrau, Austria on March…

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