Coosje van Bruggen

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  • Sonata Mulattica Analysis

    Sonata Mulattica: a tale of Musical Prowess, Love, and Loss George Polgreen Bridgetower, the son of a white woman and a flamboyant, self-proclaimed African prince, was born and lived as an outsider. He may have had a quick rise to fame as a child, but later in life, he had an even quicker fall. George’s story was like a message in a bottle lost at sea, until someone found it and turned it into a lyrical narrative capturing the life of a biracial prodigy violinist, who rose to fame, but…

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  • The Imbalance Of Yin Yang

    Without the black or white keys on a piano, the sounds created will never be rich nor harmonious. Just like the keys, everything in life comes in duos. Without one another, the other can’t exist because together, duality forms a whole. Similarly, energy is needed during the day, but inactivity is necessary during the night to recharge. No human would survive deprived of warmth in the cold, but none would exist either if left without coolness in the heat. What may seem as opposite forces are in…

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  • Gregory Wang Sonata No 4 Analysis

    It's my pleasure to attend piano recital on the Friday evening, February Twenty-Third at Recital Hall. The performer, Gregory Wang, who was a senior of Jacobs school of music, and this was his graduation recital. And also, Gregory Wang, he is my teacher of my Beginning Piano Class I (P110). He performed two pieces of music, which were Sonata No.2 in D Major, Op. 94a by Sergei Prokofiev in 1943 and Trio in E-Flat Major, Op.40 by Johannes Brahmas. By the way, Sonata No.2 in D Major, Op. 94a has…

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  • Analysis Of The Bathing Fairies By Mula Nusrati

    Slow Looking The painting I choose is called “Raja Bikram Collecting the Clothes of the Bathing Fairies” by Mulla Nusrati .Mulla Nusrati drawn a great contrast to reflect the identities of the men and the fairies in one painting. I was attracted by the colorful and detailness of the painting as I scroll through the list of artifact we can choose to analysis. The great contrast in the color, background, and character created a narrative that reveal the diversity of the seven fairies and the…

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  • Literary Analysis Bel Canto

    Fnu Suolongfu ENGL3061 May 3rd 2015 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Bel Canto: Purification of human nature in between good and evil Two weeks ago, we studied and read Ann Patchett’s novel Bel Canto in the class, the beautiful name of this book, Bel Canto, comes from the Italian word el canto which is an operatic term meaning “beautiful singing”. The term has come to refer to a special type of Italian opera, which is very popular in the early nineteenth century. The style is known for its…

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  • Van Hiele Levels Of Geometric Reasoning Essay

    The Van Hiele Levels of Geometric Reasoning describes how students learn geometry. It was a theory worked on by Pierre Van Hiele and his wife, Dina Van Hiele-Geldof. They were Dutch researchers and teachers. They came up with this theory at the University of Utrecht in the year 1957. The Van Hiele’s did multiple research experiments and it took years for them to complete this thesis. Shortly after the thesis was complete, Dina passed away (Šafránková, 2012, p. 72). These levels have five…

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  • Summary Of Anne Rice's Novel Interview With The Vampire

    Anne Rice’s novel Interview with the Vampire (1976) takes the life of vampire Louis Pointe du Lac as the subject matter. A reporter wants to listen to his story so Louis starts to tell how he became a vampire and what he had been through. Louis mentions that he used to be a plantation master and he suffered a lot after the death of his wife while giving birth to their child in 1791 of Spanish Louisiana. Then he is turned into a vampire by Lestat and hates being a vampire after killing people and…

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  • Describe And Analysis: Starry Night By Vincent Van Gogh

    Art Investigation Describe and Analyze: Starry Night is one of Vincent Van Gogh, a French post-impressionist, many famous paintings and is also the most well-known. This painting was created in 1889 and is an oil on canvas landscape painting. According to Wikipedia Vincent Van Gogh painted this painting while in an asylum and is actually a view out of his window. Today, Starry Night is owned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York and has been since 1941. The night sky background was…

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  • Out Of All The Music Academy Short Story

    I just got back from “Master in Gesang”. Out of all the music academies, my son Benjamin insisted on that music academy. He thought he might be successful if he followed his father’s steps. I told him that I was there 12 years ago. I mean they’re definitely more and better academies today. We passed by Oslo’s kaffebar before going to the academy. We sat down and I started talking about my journey in Master in Gesang. He showed many different expressions like being shocked. I also think he had…

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  • Bach 1st Movement Analysis

    J.S Bach, who born in 1686 and died in 1750, was the first one who deals with contrapuntal counterpoint. Today, I’m going to talk about the 1st movement & second movement of Brandenburg Concerto No.2. Brandenburg Concertos were written by Bach, while he worked at Cothen. Baroque Concerto is a small group of soloists pitted against a larger group of players called tutti, which consists mainly the string instruments, with a harpsichord as a basso continuo. 1st movement of this concerto is in…

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