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  • Song Analysis: The Jazz Age

    from F. Scott Fitzgerald, an American novelist and short story writer. He came up with this name because of the rhythms it had, fast paced beats, and the style and spirit that it possessed. In this literary analysis, tone, symbolism, and imagery will be acknowledged and discussed based on the lyrical rhythm this song has. Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915- July 17, 1959) was a professional jazz singer. Holiday had a huge influence on jazz music. She was mainly known and recognized for her amazing voice and ability to improvise her lyrics while on stage during performances. Holiday began singing in nightclubs around Harlem, showcasing her talents. Eventually Holiday signed to Brunswick records in 1935. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, Holiday did well with other labels (Columbia records and Decca records). In the late 1940s Holiday’s career was hampered by drug abuse and other things. After going to prison for a short time, Holiday performed at Carnegie Hall. This was deemed one her most memorable performances during her career. Her reputation began to deteriorate over time due to her drug abuse. She rose back into the top tier during the 1950s but it was short lived due to her string of abusive relationships and recurrent drug abuse. This caused her once beautiful voice to begin to wither away quickly. Most of her later recordings had to be edited the best the possibly could be. Her withered voice didn’t sit well with listeners because they felt like she wasn’t able to go back to…

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  • Don T Stop Listening: A Song Analysis

    gradually provides increasing sense of encouragement. Set of songs with gradually increasing tempo will have a more effective outcome and response compared to stable tempo, which often perceived to plateau and lacking a sense of climax. Thiele, B. & Weiss, G. D. (1967). What a Wonderful World [Recorded by L. Armstrong]. On What a Wonderful World [CD]. UK: HMV Records. This song is a good start of the playlist since it creates a calming atmosphere hence it can deviate us from the real world and…

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  • Hamlets Insincerity In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Hamlet’s actions throughout the play support this deceitful nature. His dual personalities are the foundation of his madness. There are many examples that illustrate how Hamlet’s deceitful nature results in a tragedy because of his inability to choose which role to play.      In Act One, Hamlet appears to be very straightforward in his actions and his role. When his mother questions him, Hamlet says, "Seems, madam? Nay it is. I know not…

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  • In The Arms Of The Angel Commercial Analysis

    In the Arms of the Angel When a person is affected emotionally by something, these feelings cause them to act drastically beyond their own judgement. One example of this would be the bond between man and animal. A human would go out of their way to provide loyalty, happiness, and care for their pets. With this being said, seeing an animal hurt or in inadequate conditions could cause a person to feel sympathetic for the animal. The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals…

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  • Entrepreneurship, Poem, By Nipsey Hussle

    Due to his rise in fame for his musical skills and bad record deals, Nipsey Hussle wanted to create a business model that allows him to make more money being independent. There are a lot of independent artist around the world, but Nipsey Hussle reached out to others and read books over business to create a plan that would work for him. Reaching out to Ryan Leslie who created the app “Disruptive Multimedia” and reading Jonah Berger’s book “Contagious” he learned about how things go viral. By…

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  • Characteristics Of Music Producers

    professional managers, and get their training on-the-job. Sometimes producers will use their own money, the record company’s money, the artist’s money, or an investor’s money to produce an album.” A producer must know both the music business and creative sides, be willing to take chances, have an understanding and love for music, and have a feeling for what is commercial. He/she must know how to deal with contracts, publishers, lawyers, musicians, songwriters, singers, how to budget a record…

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  • Digital Music Piracy Research Paper

    “Until the 1990s, a musician had little choice but to sign with one of the record companies, and the record companies took advantage of their oligopolist position to exact a high price from the artist”(453). This is no longer the case because artist can now release their own music and reach fans through social networks, becoming independent of a major label. Myspace was the first major service to providing the platform for artist, next was Facebook and now there is Twitter and Instagram. These…

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  • Universal Themes In Euripides Medea

    Themes: Euripides’ Medea is undoubtedly the most famous and widely produced in modern times. One of the reasons for this modern popularity is a sense that the emotions of this story, though emphasized to the levels of Greek tragedy, are extremely modern and relatable. People move on more than they used to, and can tolerate abandoning their own families and homelands to be with their beloved, to start a family in a new land and hope for it to thrive.To achieve the influence today, any production…

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  • Archives Chapter 2 Summary

    definition of the words archives. Pugh states that the word Archives mean the record of organizations in which was created or accumulated in the course of daily activities, and save by the “organizations” because they are useful (p. 13). The first book I read that talks about introduction to archives called Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives by Gregory S Hunter. In chapter one, called Introduction to Archives and Manuscripts…

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  • Narrative: When I Buy Me A New Home

    I used to call her on our work phone every day and now I don’t. I swear, just because the only money I’m getting is from these tiny little gigs, this lady thinks that it’s her show. Let’s go get that deal done!” “And hello to you too, Rahmeek,” responded Boogie. “William, you called the cab already, right?” “Yes, sir. He should be here any minute now.” William Wesley, Mo Hampton, Rahmeek Williams, and Boogie Robinson called themselves the Funky Fruit. The name of the Funky Fruit had been…

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