Johann Pachelbel

    Page 3 of 15 - About 146 Essays
  • Music: Heart Rate And Respiratory Rate

    The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines music as "the art of combining vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion" (Concise Oxford Dictionary 1992). However, the music genres known as Noise music and Musique concrète, for instance, challenge these ideas about what constitutes music's essential attributes by using sounds not widely considered as musical, like randomly produced electronic distortion, feedback, static, cacophony, and…

    Words: 2101 - Pages: 9
  • Out Of All The Music Academy Short Story

    I just got back from “Master in Gesang”. Out of all the music academies, my son Benjamin insisted on that music academy. He thought he might be successful if he followed his father’s steps. I told him that I was there 12 years ago. I mean they’re definitely more and better academies today. We passed by Oslo’s kaffebar before going to the academy. We sat down and I started talking about my journey in Master in Gesang. He showed many different expressions like being shocked. I also think he had…

    Words: 1870 - Pages: 8
  • Concert Reflection Essay

    Last week I had the privilege of witnessing an hour performance of “Cello Suites: Bach and Britten” at hosted by the Canadian Opera Company at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitehere at the Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts. The performance consisted of Joesph Johnson, the principle cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The program that afternoon, Johnson produced intense sounds for an hour by performing two pieces cello solo works of inspired from the Baroque period and the 20th century.…

    Words: 808 - Pages: 4
  • Bach 1st Movement Analysis

    J.S Bach, who born in 1686 and died in 1750, was the first one who deals with contrapuntal counterpoint. Today, I’m going to talk about the 1st movement & second movement of Brandenburg Concerto No.2. Brandenburg Concertos were written by Bach, while he worked at Cothen. Baroque Concerto is a small group of soloists pitted against a larger group of players called tutti, which consists mainly the string instruments, with a harpsichord as a basso continuo. 1st movement of this concerto is in…

    Words: 2022 - Pages: 9
  • The Baroque Period

    as Jacopo Peri’s Dafne and Claudio Monteverdi’s Orfeo. Although a little faded, opera is still used and well loved today like the hits by Andrew Lloyd Webber ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and ‘Cats’. One composer, whose music shaped an era and today, is Johann Sebastian Bach. Heavily inspired by the church in earlier life, Bach created a movement of powerful organ centred compositions. One magnificent chorale of Bach’s from his ‘St Matthew Passion’ later had its melody reworked by the famous Paul…

    Words: 1576 - Pages: 7
  • Overcoming Obstacles In Ludwig Van Beethoven's Life

    that many don’t seem to recognize. Beethoven was born on December 16th, 1770 in the city of Bonn, which is now known as Germany, to Johann van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena van Beethoven. His parents weren’t the…

    Words: 1511 - Pages: 7
  • Jog Research Papers

    Khanh Pham Megan Quilliam September 29, 2015 World Music 2772 Anoushka Shankar - Indian Classical Raga - Jog Raga is a melodic mode that is included in traditional Indian music. A raga has around five to nine music notes, however, the notes themselves are not as important as how they are laid out and expressed through the music. Traditionally, ragas are strictly associated with other factors such as seasons, time of the day, etc. Ravi Shankar is a musician who introduced Indian classical…

    Words: 709 - Pages: 3
  • Renaissance Art

    Myriads of characteristics defined the art and music of the Renaissance. It was a time of exploration in both canvas and composition. First and Foremost, the Renaissance was a time where thinkers began to question the church, as well as rediscovering the roman idals. The art of the time period is the best physical example of this change. Looking from Medieval art to the art produced in the Renaissance, there are definitely extreme visual differences that set the Renaissance artists apart from…

    Words: 859 - Pages: 4
  • Summary: The Influence Of Classical Music

    On November 3, 2015 I sat in the red velvet stadium seating of the west campus performance hall for the performance of Isaac Bustos and Mariana Gariazzo. Both performers are faculty of the Texas A&M Performance Studies department. The pieces performed varied from solo pieces and duet performances. The theme of the presentation was titled “the influence of folk music in classical repertoire”. The pieces performed included: Prelude 1 and 2 of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasilerias #5 by…

    Words: 774 - Pages: 4
  • Major Themes In The Enlightenment

    The period from the middle of the 18th century to the early 19th century was the time that contained great historical changes over the world. In the 18th century, a new idea of the economic system was claimed by Adam Smith and people started to be concerned about broader educations. Because of this reason, a humanitarian movement was led by French philosophers, such as Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau, which is known as the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment aimed that individuals had rights,…

    Words: 1079 - Pages: 5
  • Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 15

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: