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  • Music In Popular Culture Essay

    For centuries, people have found some sort of comfort/aid in the various genres and sounds of music. Although, with these different genres of music, people with different backgrounds can listen to something they can relate to, or maybe something that makes them feel good. Throughout the years, music has changed for both the good and not-so good, from bringing kids closer to God, to including more vulgarity. Those are just some of the ways music has changed within popular culture. Music is also…

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  • Jazz Improvisation Ensemble Concert Report

    Ernie” by Fred Lacey, and “Lyresto” by Kenny Burrell. For the in depth discussion, I have chosen to focus on “Chicken Dog” by Scofield. This piece by Scofield featured a quintet type ensemble that had Victoria Batta on flute, Joseph Buschatzke on guitar, Benjamin Purper on electric bass, Daniel Murphy on…

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  • Rock Music Vs Classical Music Essay

    Think of music, think of how it makes people feel when they listen to it. Sounds are vibrations that allow for humans to hear. The sounds people hear can be disliked, like the sound of nails on a chalk broad, or enjoyed, like the sounds of rain falling. Music is just like sound but with words and a specific type of rhythm. In the same way as sound certain people can hate classical music but can like rock music. Classical and rock music are classified into different types of genres. Genres are…

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  • Biography Of Taylor Swift

    A strong theme throughout Swift’s work is her need to draw from personal experience in order to author her music – a theme, which many would argue makes her relatable, authentic, and the key to much of her success. For this discussion it is beneficial to look at Swift’s role as author through the eyes of theorist Roland Barthes: “(b)ook and author stand automatically on a single line divided into a before and an after. The Author is thought to nourish the book, which is to say that he exists…

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  • Concert Review: My House Is The Red American Musical Effect

    On Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm, I have attended a performance by Joy Harjo and her friends Mitch Taylor who played the guitar, Dave Copenhaver who played the bass guitar, and Smiling’ Vic Gutierrez who played the drums and vocals. I had specifically chose this performance to do my report on because I wanted to feel what actual Native American music would be like in concert as opposed to what we naturally think of when it comes to Native American music. For me, that would include heavy…

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  • Alex Boye's Paradise: Song Analysis

    The song “Paradise” is originally an English pop song by Coldplay, a British rock band. It was released on 12th September 2011 while the cover version of this song, “Peponi” was released 3 years later on 9th January 2012 by a crossover band - The Piano Guys. The Piano Guys had included some African folk-like elements into the original version of “Paradise” by adding some African traditional instruments, costumes and the language. I observed that The Piano Guys and Alex Boye have utilized their…

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  • Dragonetti's Accomplishments

    Dragonetti spent much of his life experimenting on the bass, working to perfect its capabilities. In his younger days he had sampled both the four string and the three string basses but preferred the three string which he would tune in various ways. He was one of the first to drop the tuning from A- D- G to G- D- G, giving him access to lower pitches. When he played Der Freischütz he would lower the A string down to F# for the first two movements. His hard work and experimentations with the bass…

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  • Why Is Music Important To Me

    In my life, there have been many different experiences that have shaped and molded me into the person that I am today. I have to believe that music has played an important role in forming the essence of who I am. Three of the most important things that music has taught me are the importance of family, how to be dedicated, and how music can affect one’s spirituality. Music has opened many doors for me, and it has allowed me to view life in different ways than most people my age are able to. Music…

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  • The Platters Only You Analysis

    accompaniment. This song is about a love story, whole music is in a brisk mood. The lead singer was sing the whole story and accompany were flow the lead singer, deeper voice and with the rhythm of doo and sh- boom. However the main musical instrument is guitar. Shake rattle and roll by Jor Tumer is type of rock and roll. Whole music is solo by a male singer who is Jor Tumer. The music with the dynamic male voice which is kind uses special man’s deep voice to sing in the high cadence voice, is…

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  • Miles Davis So What Analysis

    part of the song “Sivad” by Miles Davis. During the 9’13” mark in the song “Sivad”, there is a sporadic playing coming from the electric guitar as the rest of the band played their instruments with certain amount of calmness to it[]. This contrast allows the electric guitar to sound even more out of a place in the song which ultimately creates the electric guitar to hold such feeling of fierce intensity. [] Although in “Homage for Charles Moffett” there is no rhythm section performed by the…

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