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  • Beethoven Musical Museum

    Despite it originally being seen as a necessity by some, the abstraction of the musical museum is shown, in some ways, to negatively impact the musical world. While a new culture surrounding the concert halls has emerged, having the audience crave serious art, new composers like Brahms struggle to find a style that can win over the audience and square up in quality to the greatest of previous composers, like Beethoven. Others like Cage state that music must change, and the museum does not aid in…

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  • Painting Vs Singing Research Paper

    Name Yogesh Niroula Professor Abshire ENGL 1301-71048 27 September 2017 Compare and Contrast between Singing and Painting Considering the art scene globally, music and painting come across as the most visible arts that most people can relate. “Singing, the production of musical tones by means of the human voice. In its physical aspect, singing has a well-defined technique that depends on the use of the lungs, which act as an air supply, or bellows; on the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Music Appreciation

    I am a part-time orchestral conductor and percussionist. As a passionate musician, I always enjoy learning, practicing, performing, and appreciating music fascinating. Throughout my musical experience, I encountered a lot of thought-provoking questions. How did I receive and interpret information during each rehearsal? Why did repetitive practicing make it possible for me to play a repertoire without looking at music score? What made professional orchestra able to have less rehearsal than a…

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  • Holst's Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age

    Of particular significance is Holst’s fifth movement, entitled Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age. Alan Leo’s book on astrology described those born under Saturn as having the potential for long life but inclined to plod through life slowly and steadily, often being unresponsive. Interestingly, Holst’s own personality is quite similar to Leo’s description of a person born under Saturn. Saturn was Holst’s favorite movement of the planets; perhaps Holst recognized its similarity to his own…

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  • Errlkönig Analysis

    Joey Peixoto Music Appreciation Listening Assignment Romantic: "Erlkönig" begins with the piano playing fast triplets to make a feeling of direness and reproduce the steed's running. The left hand of the piano part presents a low-enlist leitmotif made out of progressive triplets. The right hand plays triplets all through the piece until the last three bars. The steady triplets drive the incessant tweaks of the piece as it switches between the characters. This theme is specifically connected…

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  • Impressionism And Symphonic Music Analysis

    In this essay I will discuss the incredible works of the composers that have contributed to the music world and compare Program Symphony to Symphonic Poems and Impressionism to Expressionism music created by these composers. Program Music and Symphonic Poems are similar in that they play onto the imagination of the listeners of the mental pictures of the scenes or characters as they listen. Both genre are based on telling a story or poem. Although they have these similarities…

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  • Final Fantasy XIII: The Role Of Music In The Baroque Period

    Music is the essential, universal language. It expresses emotion, a story, and records a generation in history. In the classical and baroque era, music was written to tell a story and emphasize the emotion within that story. Music still tells stories today; movies, games, and regular songs tell stories with emphasized emotions. Games require music to set the mood and energy for specific scenarios. One such game series is the Final Fantasy series. This game series is classified as a role-playing…

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  • School Music Concert Performance

    During the final week of classes at Truman, I had the pleasure of hearing the school’s jazz bands in concert. During the concert, the Jazz Lab band and the Jazz Ensemble, both directed by Tim AuBuchon, played several jazz standards and modern favorites. The Jazz Lab band started out the night with five big band pieces. The instrumentation of the Jazz Lab band was standard for a big band; it included about four of each horn (saxophone, trumpet, and trombone), an upright bass, a piano, and a…

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  • Favorite Song Analysis Essay

    Favorite Song Analysis: Bill Withers, “Lovely Day” My favorite song is “Lovely Day”, performed by R&B artist Bill Withers. The date of the composition was December 16, 1977 and it was released as a single. "Lovely Day" peaked at #6 on the Billboard R&B chart and at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US in early 1978.[1] Rhythm “Lovely Day” ( is a song that I impart into my life on a daily basis, mainly because of its positive message and…

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  • Renaissance Music Research Paper

    Music has been a part of our lives ever since recorded history has taken place. It evolves with society to help build our culture. Just imagine not having any music or art in the Renaissance era. How would our society have looked today without the important influences? My research question for this project was How does music helps expand our interaction in society by being taught in our school system? The first thing I looked at in doing my research was Johns Hopkins School of Education website…

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