Johann Pachelbel

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  • Music In The Elizabethan Era

    Elizabethan Music Music has been around for many millenia. Given that, the Elizabethans enjoyed their fair share of music. They had music that would play in churches and they also had music that would play throughout shows in the theater. A lot of the time there would be festivals where musicians play at. Music was a large part of their society and they were known to celebrate music and use it for many different occasions. They had court music, church music, town music, street music, and even…

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  • Der Mittler Rebbe's Kapelye

    The Choir Originally, in Yiddish, Der Mitteler Rebbe's Kapelye), a nigun composed by the Mittler Rebbe's choir. The nigun was endeared by the Rebbe.. The Mitteler Rebbe was very fond of the choir and was involved in managing its affairs through various instructions regarding their playing, and even used it several times to carry out spiritual activities. There choir had two divisions: vocalists, and musicians. When they played on weekdays, it was similar to the service of the Leviim in the…

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  • Cello Suite Part 1: The Critique Of Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the great composers of his time. His Cello Suite #1 was one of his well-known works and very much recognizable still today. I have heard this specific piece several times throughout my life but have never really taken the time to interpret its meaning. I immediately enjoyed listening to it and felt intrigued to further my study of this piece after my initial review of it. After reviewing the piece several times, I realized not only is it the simplicity of one…

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  • Baroque Vs Classical Music

    The Baroque and Classical eras of music were both amazing periods full of musical genius and ingenuity that has made them go down in history as some of the most influential time periods for music composition. Among some of the most praised and defining pieces from those time periods include Dido’s “Lament” from Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” from the Baroque period, while pieces such as “Queen of The Night” from W.A Mozart’s “Magic Flute” exemplify the Classical period. These pieces both exhibit…

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach's Music

    Today I will be talking about Johann Sebastian Bach and sharing the joys of his music. Bach was born in 1685 in Eisenach, in what appears to have been the Holy Roman Empire at the time, he also seems to have died in the Holy Roman Empire in 1750, Leipzig. At the time of his birth, many of his family members were musicians, including all of his uncles, this lead to any local musician being jokingly called a ‘Bach’ since the Bach family was so prominent at the time. Since his family was full of…

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  • Illuminations Concert Report

    General Reaction: The concert I attended entitled “Illuminations” was located at the Sottile Theatre, an old historical building on the College of Charleston campus. The theatre was very nice and elegant. The decor there is very eclectic with bright red carpeting throughout and classical pictures decorating the walls. I felt like I was in an old plantation house. We arrived at the theatre thirty minutes early and were able to take in the sights completely before the concert began. My wife…

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  • The Musical Composition In The Cinema Entr And Song Socrates

    The musical composition in the cinema Entr'acte Symphonique de "Relache" (1924) and song Socrates (1919) both produced by Eric Satie illustrates the distinct musical approaches that he used in his compositions. Interestingly, I have noticed Satie used different musical elements to distinguish different sections both the cinema and the musical composition. My analysis of his approaches in these two pieces of work is critical in understanding the sensibilities of the works and understanding of…

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  • Vivaldi's The Four Seasons (Hallelujah And Water Music

    Timeless and inspiring music was born in the Baroque Era. Some of the most prestigious pieces from that time include Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: "Spring", George Frideric Handel's Messiah ("Hallelujah") and Water Music. All three pieces reflect the beauty of the Baroque Era and its music. Vivaldi's piece has the ability to stand on its own, but can also be used to represent all of the season's cycles when paired with his concertos "Fall," "Winter," and "Summer." Handel's oratorio Messiah…

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  • John Coltrane: The History Of Jazz Music

    However, he did not play clarinet for long as he became more interested in jazz music resulting in a change of instrument to an alto saxophone. By this time, John was seventeen years old and was already a very skilled musician that had great potential to lead a successful career. In June of 1943, he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Coltrane was drafted into the Navy when he was nineteen years old and was released returning to civilian life approximately one year later. After the Navy, he…

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  • Gouldberg Variations Analysis

    R&B Baroque Jasmine Wiggins Professor Moses Phillips Music 100-ASP3 December 31, 2015 Although R&B music culturally originated in the United States and music from the Baroque period which originated in Western Europe, composers from these genres contributed in the changing and developments of their respected countries by choosing to differentiate from the mainstream music of their people. The musicians from these genres had to create…

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