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  • The Influence Of Richard Rodgers's Involvement In Music

    Richard Rodgers was very involved in music since an early age, he actually started playing piano at age six. He had already written two popular songs before going to University, but his success was heightened after then. He wrote music for two amateur shows before he started working with Lorenz Hart in 1919, but they also wrote many shows. Rodgers and Hart won acclaim for a review in 1925. They wrote nine stage shows between 1935 and 1942, the most famous of these being Jumbo (1935) and On Your…

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  • Thomas Jefferson Short Biography

    Thomas Jefferson “Every human being must be viewed according to what it’s good for, for no person is perfect, no not one. And were we to love none who had imperfections, this world would be a desert for our love.” Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, near Shadwell on April 13 1743. His earliest memory was being carried on a soft, fluffy pillow, by one of his father’s slaves, at the early age of two. His mom, Jane Randolph Jefferson, was known as an…

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  • The Opera La Boheme

    was written by Giacomo Puccini, an Italian composer who lived during the Post-Romanic Period, and is well known for his opera compositions. The libretto was written by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. The orchestra that performed was the National Symphony Orchestra. The woodwind section of the orchestra was made up of flutes, the piccolo, oboes, the English horn, clarinets, bass clarinets and the bassoon. The brass section was made up of the French horn, trumpets, and trombones. The percussion…

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  • Wilhelm Wagner Biography Essay

    Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born on May 22, 1813, in Leipzig, Germany, and went on to become one of the world's most influential—and controversial—composers. Richard Wagner was famous for both his complex operas, such as the four-part, 18-hour Ring Cycle, as well as for his anti-semitic writings, which, posthumously, made him a favorite of Adolf Hitler. There is evidence that Wagner's music was played at the Dachau concentration camp to "re-educate" the prisoners. As a young boy, Wagner attended…

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  • Mars Bringer Of War Analysis

    I. Mars, Bringer of War- The use of dynamic changes like crescendos and decrescendos really create a sense of excitement throughout the piece. The triplets played by all of the horns also add to this excitement. It seems as though John Williams, the composer for the Star Wars movies, took a lot of inspiration from this piece of music. The low reed sound at around 3:20 creates a mysterious and almost foreboding feeling. The finally with the sharp staccato rhythm really brings the piece…

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  • Evaluating Brahms's Piano Concerto

    Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, op.83, composed by Johannes Brahms. In order to analyze this piece properly it is best to know the rondo within the piece. It helps to determine repetition and the featured alternating episodes. For this piece you can hear ABABA, which makes it a dynamic piece to listen to.When listening to the First A and the Last A sections you can here how similar they are. When you pay close attention to the Middle A you notice more instruments in this area.…

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  • The Pirates Of Penzance Play Review

    On October 30 at 7:30 p.m., I attended an opera workshop of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance”. “The Pirates of Penzance” or “The Slave of Duty” was written by W.S. Gilbert and composed by Arthur Sullivan in 1879. The play is a comic opera which consist of two acts accompany by orchestra music. The performance was held at the Preforming Arts Center at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas. The play was directed by Cassi Torres McNabb, the Stage Manager was…

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  • Franz Jospeh Haydn Symphony Analysis

    period. A symphony typically refers to a large work for an orchestra that was usually in four movements. During the 18th century, the symphony had been developing and by this point most composers had established a pattern of four sections that became known as movements. Generally the movements contrasted in terms of mood and tempo but were usually linked by the same or related keys. The first movement was categorized as being lengthy and weight, often led by a slow introduction. Symphony…

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  • An Analysis Of Homophonic Equations

    Two violins, one viola, and a cello played Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 76, No.3 (Emperor), II in quadruple meter and in the form of one homophonic theme with four polyphonic variations. The theme is introduced by the entire quartet in an conjunct melody that has three unique phrases. The first phrase, “A”, is the first to be introduced and repeated a second time, “A-A”. Phrase “A” moves smoothly from mid to high in ascending and descending conjunct intervals and is repeated. A second…

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  • Essay On Saxophone

    Alto Saxophone The Alto Saxophone is a, even though it is made of mostly metal, woodwind instrument concocted by Belgian inventor, Antoine Joseph (Adolphe) Sax. This musical instrument was developed in the 1840’s and was patented in June 1846. It is mostly used for classical and jazz music and is the one of the newer instruments used than any other. The Alto Saxophone works when air is pushed through a mouthpiece creating vibrations that run throughout the body of the instrument creating the…

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