Jan van Eyck

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  • Go Set A Watchman Vs To Kill A Mockingbird

    In the discussions of Harper Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman, one major issue has been how this will affect schools that teach To Kill a Mockingbird. On the one hand, Harper Lee’s first book presents a rather simple and static Atticus Finch and her new book transforms him into a more dynamic and realistic character. On the other hand, Go Set a Watchman eventually became To Kill a Mockingbird for a reason- it presents a powerful message of hope that when taught properly, students benefit…

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  • Beethoven In C Minor Analysis

    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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  • Niccolò Paganini: Common Characteristics Of Romantic Music

    The music that I have chosen is D major Violin Concerto No.1, Op.6, composed by Niccolò Paganini. To gain a more complete understanding of the composition, first we need to check the background information of the composer. Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. [iii] That explains why the composition mainly uses violin throughout the whole composition. It was also noted that was one of the most famous classical music composers on the romantic era. When I first…

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  • The Crop Rotation System

    Humans have constantly been improving what they have already got. To achieve a more perfect version, they go through a number of eras or epochs where they try out different versions. Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter in the 20th century, went through different periods where he drew in a specific colour to see how it affected the painting. He started off with the Blue Period, where he drew mostly blue colours (Pablo Picasso, 2015). This he used for a few years, until he switched to the Rose…

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  • Cezanne Picasso And Matisse Analysis

    Cezanne, Picasso and Matisse Artists often are inspired and influenced by the people, places and circumstances surrounding them but artists each tend to imbue their own sense of personality and ideas into their works. For example, Matisse's Bonheur de Vivre (Joy of Life) and Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon can be simultaneously seen as inspired by and breaking free of Paul Cézanne's The Large Bathers. Beginning with the prominent piece that is to have influenced the other two works,…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh: Living With Art

    Vincent van Gogh “…I have found in my work something to which I can devote myself heart and soul…” (Living with Art p.10). Vincent van Gogh was a deeply disturbed man, however, he found his form of expression through art. Initially working as an art broker with his brother, Theo, he soon come to make art of his own (van Gogh’s p.11). However, the years he spent working with and on his art were in the latter ten years of his life (Living with Art p.10). While working through his troubles, he…

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  • Dubussy's: Prelude To The Impressionist Period

    “A real musical culture should not be a museum culture based on music of past ages... It should be the active embodiment in sound of the life of a community- of the everyday demands of people’s work and play and of their deepest spiritual needs.” (Wilfred Mellers, pg. 54). Music is always changing and adapting based on how people feel and what people like. Some people prefer to listen to choral works, while others are more interesting in instrumental music. Throughout history we have been able…

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  • Mozart Classical Style Essay

    In this research paper I will discussing the Classical Style Comparison of Franz Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Comparing similar pieces, and works, and symphonies. Also comparing their relationships to string instruments. Including Haydn’s Oxford symphony no. 92 in G Major, Mozart’s symphony No. 40, 1st movement “Allegro”. In his time, Haydn 's style was perceived as exceedingly person. His syntheses had expansive interest since they joined the acquainted with the unforeseen. Outline of…

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  • Joe Crabb Concert Report

    Concert Report: Junior Recital Joe Crabb, Trumpet Drew Bridges, Tenor After my experience in this concert, I discover that I will like to continue going to this concerts or recitals. Not only because the concert is free, but also because I enjoy seeing the talent that my schoolmates have. This concert was a sonata. Sonata means a piece for small number of instruments or a single one. In classical period the term usually was referred to compositions for one or two instruments only (Kerman et…

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  • Van Gogh And The Potato Eaters

    When most people first hear the name Van Gogh, they think of the Van Gogh portrayed by popular culture – brilliant, tormented, and driven to insanity by his artistic dedication. Yet this portrayal of Van Gogh fails to acknowledge his role as a social critic – a critic considerably influenced by his socioeconomic circumstances. Even modern-day art historians, those people deemed most likely to consider Van Gogh from every possible viewpoint, often reject this facet of the artist. They instead…

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