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    Ludwig van Beethoven are two of the most greatest, well known composers of all time. They’ve created some very outstanding and magnificent pieces of music that have been listened to for centuries. Though these two artists were both very vital in music history, each having the same rare gift of amazing music ability, the way they composed were very unique when compared to each other. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in a small city called Salzburg, Austria. He became known as a child prodigy very early on. He could play the violin, piano, organ, and harpsichord very beautifully at the age of only six. Mozart went with his father on several concert tours throughout many European…

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    Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

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    The one composer that music today can thank for all of the brilliance and genius he has composed is none other than Ludwig van Beethoven. During the classical era, there was a new sense of subjectivity, proportion, order, and simplicity. It was a time of the Enlightenment, a time of reason and the experimentation with trial and error. All men were created equal, and were given a voice on matters that needed to be handled. This was also the time of the Industrial Revolution, where new machines…

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    Luwig Van Beethoven

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    Ludwig van Beethoven, known as Beethoven, has been counted as one of the most extraordinary music composers and pianist of all time. Many people praise his work, but only a few people wonder how his journey began. Johann Beethoven, father of Luwig van Beethoven, was the most influential reason his son took an interest in music. As Johann practiced with his son day and night, he quickly realized Luwig van was more talented than the average child. At the age of 7, Ludwig van Beethoven achieved…

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Widely considered to be one of the prime examples in music history besides Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is none other than Ludwig van Beethoven. Exceptionally known for being a child prodigy, struggle during his childhood, inevitable loss of hearing and also breaking out of the norms from the Classical Period and venturing out to the Romantic Era in European music, with him being the first. With no doubt, Beethoven has left his own mark on the World and is still one of the most respected and…

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    of his own personal life, filled his music with the sounds of struggle. Consider his Eroica Symphony (Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, Op. 55), written between 1803-1804. “Heroic”, the themes, harmonies, and rhythms all lead the audience through a picture of a war hero. Indeed, Beethoven wrote the Eroica Symphony to honor Napolean. Scholars speculate over the political implications of this work, as Beethoven had struck later, upon hearing of Napolean’s self-declaration of emperor, struck Napoleon’s…

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    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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    knowledge would not be properly adequate for what we are doing. What we learn and how we learned during this semester changed the way I look at performance. Whether that is in a good or bad way, my perception has developed into a different state of mind. The way I now look at live and remote music recording has been developed slowly throughout this semester. That idea simply goes to show you how an independent way of learning can effect a learning environment. The ability to have that type of…

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    Homework Music Benefits

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    Music has been a thing I’ve utilized when I need to get relaxed. But it's the certain kind of music you need to help you perform better. When you are listening to music while studying or taking a test, studies have shown that it's better to listen to classical music when it has a calm rhythm that helps you retain information, get you engaged and even make you more focused. Yes I do agree with this, even though I have not tested it myself, many experiments over many years have been done on this…

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    I stood nervously backstage while waiting for the orchestra to finish getting seated for our last concert of the season. I peeked through the curtains and saw a blur of dark unfamiliar faces, all waiting for the music to start. I quickly looked back from the curtain and my hands started to get clammy. My chest felt tight and the butterflies in my stomach would not quit fluttering. “Why did I sign up for this?” I thought uneasily. Suddenly, I felt a hand on my shoulder. I looked up to see my…

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    Stevie Wonder, one musician that sees the world through music, not eyes. Stevie went through many hard times with his disability. He overcame his disabilities by doing what he loves most. From Singing to Harmonica to Piano, Stevie showed how much he loved the vocal and instrumental arts. Stevie was blind his entire life. The young super star was born May 13,1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. By the age of 13 he began to sing to his hearts content. He attended Detroit, Public Schools. Growing up was…

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