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  • Stravinsky Rite Of Spring Analysis

    Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky was a Russian neoclassical composer born on June 17th, 1882. He was born near St. Petersburg, Russia. Stravinsky died of congestive heart failure on April 6th, 1971 in New York, New York. He moved many times in his lifetime, but ended up gaining citizenship in the United States. Stravinsky’s musical influence came from how successful his father was with the bass. His household was full of musical and theatrical influences. He took piano lessons and studies music…

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  • Rondo Alla Turca's Impact On Music

    MHO Essay It would be incorrect to say that the classical composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived a particularly long life, but in the short span of 35 years, he made an enormous impact on music, both classical and non-classical and has left his mark, not only on music but on history. In his lifetime, Mozart composed over 600 works, which included string quartets, concert arias, piano sonatas and operas. Mozart also composed many piano concertos, and many of them were, and still is extremely…

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  • Frederic Chopin Persuasive Speech

    All eyes were on me, judging me and peering into my soul. I had two left hands with cold, concrete fingers. Heart beating rapidly, I began the walk to my demise. No, I was not about to be executed. But I was just about to play Frederic Chopin’s Heroic Polonaise in front of a large audience. The Polonaise is a piece riddled with treacherous passages that either make the pianist leap across the keyboard or tie his fingers into mini Gordian’s knots. I found myself wishing I wouldn’t mess up…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Chamber Music Concert

    This was my first time attending a chamber concert and I found it to be quite amusing, this concert was primarily instrumental and the type of ensemble this concert feature was chamber music. For the genre I would consider these piece as a string quartet. And for the historical era I would have to put it with romantic and twenty and twenty first century era. This was my first live concert that I’ve ever attended so is was my first time hearing a violin and a cello live. The way I would describe…

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  • Contrapunctus 1: The Art Of Fugue

    In the first part of Contrapunctus 1, the exposition, an organ introduces the main theme (subject) with the alto range. The theme’s melody starts low, rises to the highest pitch, then waivers around the first pitch of the theme. Performed in quadruple meter, the exposition’s main theme is mostly conjunct with one disjunct phrase in the middle. After the subject is introduced by the alto the soprano answers by repeating the subject at a higher pitch. Following the soprano’s answer the bass…

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  • Johann Christoph Denner: The Clarinet Analysis

    Johann Christoph Denner created the clarinet soon after 1698 (Barrett, G. 1999) (Adullah, M et al. 2015). The clarinet is a woodwind instrument with a single reed. A clarinet has many different keys, and each of them helps produce a different note. “The keys were of brass, sometimes of silver and the springs were of brass.” (Barrett, G. 1999). It is an instrument that is somewhat quiet compared to others, but it can be played loudly if the player desires. “While almost every other woodwind…

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  • Stevie Wonder Research Paper

    Stevie Wonder, one musician that sees the world through music, not eyes. Stevie went through many hard times with his disability. He overcame his disabilities by doing what he loves most. From Singing to Harmonica to Piano, Stevie showed how much he loved the vocal and instrumental arts. Stevie was blind his entire life. The young super star was born May 13,1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. By the age of 13 he began to sing to his hearts content. He attended Detroit, Public Schools. Growing up was…

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  • Wolf Suppressor Essay

    The purpose of this experiment was to determine the most effective position and mass of a wolf tone eliminator for effectively suppressing the wolf so that it was undetectable to the human ear and, hopefully, completely suppressed. All correctly-proportioned and good quality violoncellos create an unusual phenomenon called a wolf tone when a certain pitch on the instrument is played, and the pitch at which the wolf occurs differs between instruments. On a well-crafted violoncello, this tone…

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  • Beethoven Influence On Romantic Music

    Beethoven is a well-known composer for his great work and symphonies that are filled with intensity and emotion. “Some of Beethoven’s most famous works mirror this sense of struggle to overcome an adversity imposed by fate.”(Bonds) Like Beethoven, many other composers of this time began expressing intense feelings and emotion in music. Romantic music is an era of Western classical music that started during the Romantic period around the late 18th or early 19th century. During the Romantic period…

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  • Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann is known as one of the greatest German composers of the Romantic era. His contributions to the world of music are not only vast in numbers, but they span a very broad range of composition including his piano sonatas and lied. Although this output is grand and very influential, it is important to keep in mind that Robert Schumann was fighting with mental illnesses throughout his life. With the knowledge of his struggles with depression and other illnesses, one must look deeper…

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