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    Alle Psallite Cum Luya

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    “Alle Psallite Cum Luya” is a three part motet composed during the Gothic Period in France. It is 27 measures long, in triple meter, sung in Latin, and has three parts: Triplum, Duplum and Tenor. It is made to empower the Crusaders spiritually by God via the inclusion of spiritual numbers and has as a Gregorian Chant (Cantus Firmus) sung by the tenors. Through the lyrics, music, and interconnected logic, the composer is able to communicate the message of spreading Christianity during the Crusades. The composer of this piece intended for the song to be used by the Crusaders for their mission to spread Christianity throughout Europe and take the Holy Land back. The composer not only creates a song about praising God, but continually uses what the Christian followers considered the “divine number”, number 3. He refers to the number 3 throughout the score, syllable count, and its Cantus Firmus. It is also to be noted that while singing this song, Crusaders felt protected by God and…

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    instruments have been proven through writings and artifacts. Music passed on through teachers to their students; learning music could therefore be equated with learning any other skill. Rosanne Ambrose-Brown, an author, said, “We know an age more vividly through its music than through its historians.” Sometimes music can more clearly represent an age in history than the historical facts themselves. In the latter centuries of this era, the church played a key part in the development of…

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    Music And Gamelan Music

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    species” (Music moves the world: The power and passion of rhythm, melody, and dance [Video file]. (2004). Through the use of rhythm and melody, we as humans use music as a way to express ourselves. Even before birth, we had our first sense of rhythm, our mother’s heartbeat. Music helps give form to our emotions and allows us to pass on cultural knowledge to future generations. It also opens up our souls, allows us to present our moral values, and helps us unite with one another. There are…

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    Music Response Essay

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    The songs I choose are Drupad Indian music; Georgian chanting; troubadour music; Handel: Messiah, Hallejuah Chorus; Bob Dylan, Like The Rolling Stone; Glass: koyaanisqatsi section and John Luther Adams: The Light that fills the world The Dhrupad music is chanting Vedic hymns and mantras. In the background there is string instrument playing in lower sound than the chanting completing it. It can be used as prayer, meditation and yoga. The Georgian Chant is liturgical music chanted in the church…

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    Buddhism Experience

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    On Sunday September 13th, Camryn, Airi and I went to a Buddhist service at Honpa Honwanji Mission of Hawaii [(808) 522- 9200] located in Nu’uanu. The service started at 10:00 am and ended at 11:00 pm. This was my very first time going to a religious service outside of school and it was a really good experience. If it weren’t for this project, I don’t think I would have ever considered going to a service. It was really interesting and now I able to be able to see the differences and…

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    the cheers die down we take a little intermission for ourselves to grab some drinks. By the time we get back to our seats the score was seven to seventeen, we were winning. It nears halftime and Purdue makes two more touchdowns putting the score at twenty-one to seventeen. We weren’t worried because the ball would be ours after halftime and were sure we could get the points we needed. This brings us to halftime! We watch the band perform a series of Bruno Mars’s songs, it was much better than…

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    and Miracles of St. Benedict, The Book of Pastoral Rule, and many others. The Book of Pastoral Rule became one of the most important books written by Gregory because it, according to Bede, “set forth in the clearest manner what sort of persons should be chosen to rule the Church and how these rulers ought to live; with how much discrimination they should instruct different types of listeners and how earnestly they ought each day to reflect in their own frailty.” Gregory’s most important…

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    Mayan Calendar Essay

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    another passage that it quotes “ the Mayan calendar does not predict that the world will end on December 21, 2012” this shows how archaeologist found evidence that the netherworld would not end on that day and year. The once great empire of the Mayans used ways of recording time and how they also had scribes and calendar priest for this specific job these were one of the people that were advanced in keeping track of time their mysteries were fathomless. There were also mischances in…

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    Gregorian chant from the ninth and tenth century of the medieval Catholic church is also known as plain chant. Kyrie eleison and Credo are two examples of Gregorian chant that share many similarities, but also include many small details that signify their differences because they were created for different purposes. In the paragraphs below I will explain how the musical notes from the two chants signify how the two chants are similar and also very different from each other. Both chants are…

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    Western Civilization Question 5 Western civilization earliest music began with the social religious development that took place in Europe during the middle Ages between 500-1400 AD. The Catholic Church’s chants dominated at this time with their sacred music known as the Gregorian chant. This sacred music gradually developed into polyphonic music known as organum. However, secular music also flourished from Trouveres and Troubadours, until it was crowned with secular compositions of the first…

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