Johann Bernoulli

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  • Renaissance And Middle Ages Similarities

    Similarities The Renaissance and Middle Ages was two completely different time periods, but they also had some things in common with the way they used music. For example, both time periods used music in church and sacred gatherings. The Middle Ages built spaces to be used just for musical performances (Middle). The rooms were large with acoustic qualities and were surrounded by stained glass windows depicting Biblical scenes. In the Renaissance, religion went through Counter-Reformation which…

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  • The Flute Research Paper

    The flute originates from Germany. No one knows specifically when in the prehistoric times but evidence has shown that a flute which was found in pieces was about to be 38,000 years old. Non like the violin it did not evolve from another instrument, it is said that many pieces of the flute were found in a cave in Germany called the Geißenklösterle Cave. Sound is produced from a flute by blowing onto a sharp edge, causing air enclosed in a tube to vibrate. The flute used to be an instrument made…

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  • Comparison Between Handel And Handel

    Handel Vs. Bach Two of the greatest Baroque Era composers who still influence music to this today with their compositions are Johan Sebastian Bach and George Fredrick Handel. The influence of Bach and Handel are found in mainstream media throughout the world. Their compositions are still played in modern times by tribute bands, television commercials, opera concerts and even sound therapies by relaxation therapists. It is evident that their music has touched the lives of many people. Bach and…

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  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Analysis

    THE KNOWN PIECE The known piece is Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, I. This piece was composed by Johann Sebastian Bach in the late Baroque era (1720-1721). (1) This work is the fifth of six concertos that Bach composed for Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg. Bach presented the concerto as a gesture of kindness, but also as a form of potential employment. (1) It is not known whether Margrave responded to the offering, regardless, they were known as some of Bach’s most well known and most…

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  • Analysis Of Partita No. 4 In Bach

    Partita no.4 in D major, BWV 828 The fourth partita, whose original title page was dated 1728, is the most splendid of the partitas. Three or four movements – the overture, courante, gigue and perhaps the minuet – evoke orchestral style, but the remainder are intimate and highly expressive. The overture is of the same type found in the orchestral suites of Bach. Such movements are usually regarded as…

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  • History Of Sonata Essay

    The term ‘Sonata’ over the centuries was meant that every type of instrument could be played. The term of sonata is from the Latin word “sonare” that means to be played. It was used in the past to determine a composition that did not use human voices except playing, unlike “cantata” that there are voices. Sonata got its name from the finest instrumental form of that time, and sonata is now used to describe a composition that has 3 or 4 movements. Sonata holds the importance and loyalty of the…

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  • Imagery In Benjamin Britten's Six Metamorphoses

    The first movement of Benjamin Britten’s Six Metamorphoses After Ovid for solo oboe tells the story of Pan and the metamorphosis of the object of his affections, Syrinx. It is a character piece which Britten beautifully (opinion) portrays its imagery through the music on the page. Pan was the god of the wild and hunting. He is often shown in imagery as a half human, half goat hybrid, known as a satyr. This particular myth tells the story of Pan and his adoration of Syrinx, a very beautiful…

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  • Essay On Smetana

    Hans Christian Andersen once said, “where words fail, music speaks.” I believe if we could speak with any of the composers from the Medieval, Renaissance, Classical, and Romantic periods that they would say the same also. One of the composers from the Romantic period whom I believe would agree with this statement is Bedřich Smetana. He, along with many other composers, have a way of speaking through their compositions. Bedřich Smetana was born on March 2, 1824 and died on May 12th, 1884.…

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  • A Comparative Analysis Of Bach's Life And Music

    Over the next 25 years he continued to add to his massive repertoire. The Christmas Oratorio, St. Matthew’s Passion and Well-Tempered Clavier Part 2 are a few examples of some of his major works. In 1729, he obtained a position as the director of Leipzig’s music club. He wrote music for the orchestra and they performed once a week (Koster). He was immersed in music until the year before his death. His last great work, the B minor Mass was finished in 1749 (Koster). At the end of his career, Bach…

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  • Beethoven And Mozart Comparison Essay

    characteristics of the classical era had to do with tuneful thematic material. Mozart rose to fame shortly after the Baroque period ended, in which composition was more focused on formulaic, almost mathematical techniques. One of Mozart’s main influences was Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach was well known…

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