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  • Orchestra Compensation

    trombonist; possibly from the sound needed from the instrument in order for the orchestra to achieve a specific musical sound. As far as any other instruments compared with another, there could possibly be a lower or high demand for the instrument performer. The principle viola in comparison with the next highest paid viola has to do with the level of skill that is maintained by the performer. The "principle" instrument performers are those who simply take the lead like a team leader or supervisor; this would explain why they are compensated more than the other instrument performers. Trumpet players follow the principle trumpet player, flute player follows the principle flute player, and so on. The principle players themselves receive a different compensation due to the importance of the instrument needed in the performance. Principle flute players may not be in demand for the performance compared to that of a principle viola. The equity theory supports the hierarchy structure. although this depends on how the structure is set up and the quality of fairness is present. The internal equity in the equity theory compares their job to others based on the outcome of job performance. The pay structure set up for the orchestra players do support this theory. Tournament theory is based on the performance of all players and their first performance. They will all do their best and then decrease their performance afterwards when their chances at a good compensated award has…

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  • How Children Succeed By Paul Tough Character Analysis

    When I was a child, I was addicted to orchestral music, and I loved the sound from the flute. I think the flute performs the most wonderful music in the world. Afterward, I started to learn how to play the flute. Producing a sound from the flute can be a little tricky, so you should practice the correct blowing method first before you attempt to play any specific notes, and that’s also why I need more time to practice performing the flute. I spent two hours on practicing the flute a day, and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Musical Identity

    guarantee of musicianship.’ It is hardly possible to live without hearing music in daily life, and people has been building musical identity since they are born by negotiating through it. Thus, music is a significant matter in personal identity and analysis of one’s life can reveal one’s musical identity. This essay will demonstrate the analysis of my musical identity based on my life. In order to make it clear, my life is divided into four parts: from kindergarten to elementary school, junior…

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  • Illuminations Concert Report

    the sky. The concert had only 6 musicians and one actor who would recite poems from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in between pieces. Most of the instruments were from the string family: three violinists, one viola, one cello, and one bass. The only other instruments involved were the piano, the harpsichord, and the flute. The first piece was from Arthur Foote titled, “Nocturne for Flute and Strings.” I really liked the piece. Each musician had a different part which, when combined,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Mom's Love For Family

    When people think of their mothers some think of memories, traits, or even looks. When I think about my mom I think about her work ethic, her love for family, and her constant support. My mom is one of the hardest working people I know. She never gives up and would always tell my siblings and me to do the same. One memory I have of her is all the many times she would be up late sitting in the dim glow of her laptop working on her masters degree. It took her 2 long years and many late nights…

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  • Essay On Orchestra

    system where you use a finger, thumb, or quill. Bowing is using a bow- a tool with hair stretched from the end-to strike the strings. Lastly, striking is merely self-explanatory, where you just strike the string. The most important access of the string section is its vibration which gives off its sound. Furthermore, the woodwinds are very interesting also. Woodwinds are instruments that has holes in it and gives off a different sound when the holes are covered and uncovered. These instruments…

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  • Personal Narrative: Allstate

    to us. It 's hard to articulate the crushing feeling of rejection that comes with a botched audition, when the numbers don 't add up as high as they should and the boxes are filled with helpful comments that only show how big a screw-up it was. I would know, because I 've tried - and failed - to get into Allstate three years in a row. Even though I am also a vocalist, I 've always auditioned as on my flute. With good reason, the hardest instrument to get in for is violin, but the flute comes…

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  • Johannes Brahms Symphony 2 Analysis

    an A5 down a half-step to a G#5 back up a half-step to a A5 before descending in an arpeggio, then ascending up to D6, and then moving back down stepwise in a turning motif. The lower neighbor motif was first presented in the Primary area in mm. 1-2 in the cellos and basses (D-C#-D-A), and is expanded now in the transition. The flutes play the melody in m. 48, which is an echo of what the violins previously played, and involves the same lower neighbor and turning motifs. However, the melody…

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  • Fate In Thursday's Child

    One of the many themes explored in Thursdays Child is Fate. Sometimes people are deliberately cruel for no reason. In Thursday’s Child Mam says about Da, ‘Life’s not been deliberately cruel to him. Life isn’t like that, only people are’. The novel Thursdays Child shows the hard ship in life during the depression, and it also shows how people that are good to you can be unfair. During the novel, Sonya Hartnett explores the negative effects of desperation, showing greed and crime. Vandery Cable…

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  • Essay On Flute Section Leadership

    want to be the flute section leader for the Emerald Brigade. I have many leadership capabilities necessary to excel in this position. My organization, experience, passion, and communication skills will make me an exceptional section leader. My passion for music and the Emerald Brigade will inspire others to love music and marching. I believe that I can lead the flute section to success. I’m also running for the elected position of librarian. I know that I am responsible enough to hold this…

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