Johann Pachelbel

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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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  • Holiday Concert Report Sample

    On December 3, 2016 I attended a Holiday Concert at Temple College’s Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. This concert was performed by the Temple Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Fairlie. The Temple Symphony Orchestra’s 23rd Holiday Concert featured Grammy award winning tenor, Dann Coakwell, and soprano, Teri Johnson. Temple College’s voice instructor, Teri Johnson, soprano, performs all over the south and east. “Ms. Johnson is a versatile lyric coloratura soprano achieving…

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  • Charlie Parker Analysis

    A highly reputed teacher, considered God by many elite musicians in the country talks to a young prodigy at the most esteemed Shaffer School of Music. Terrence Fletcher : I don't think people understood what it is that I am doing at Shaffer. I ain’t here to conduct. Any f***ing moron can wave his arms and keep people in tempo. I am here to push people beyond what's expected of them. I believe that is... an absolute necessity. Otherwise, we're depriving the world of the next Louis Armstrong. The…

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  • Student Concert Report Sample

    It was composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. The piece is from the Baroque era and its genre is partita. Partita is an instrumental piece composed of a series of variations, as a suite. In the title, it states that the composition is for "solo violin" but it was performed by…

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    She was born on 20 October 1684 at Gehren, where her father, Johann Michael Bach, was employed as organist. It is presumed that she and Bach were living within the same residence, when she came to live with her uncle after her mother’s passing in October 1704. Needless to say, Johann Sebastian did not exactly live the life of a saint during his Arnstadt term. He eventually searched elsewhere until an opportunity arose at Mühlhausen. Johann Georg Ahle, organist of the Blasiuskirche in…

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  • Modern Music: Stairway To Heaven By Johann Sebastian Bach

    though, the Baroque period, dating from 1600 to 1750 was centuries ago, the music and the composers of the period are relevant and prominent still today. Per the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Johann Sebastian Bach was, “One of the greatest and most influential composers of the Western world” (“Johann Sebastian Bach”) Although, Bach was not recognized in his time as a great composer, he most definitely is recognized as such today, and has been since his compositions were reintroduced in the…

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  • Characteristics Between Medieval And Renaissance Music And The Renaissance Period

    As one takes a look back into the musical history of the world, they can see that today's musical society would not be anything like it is today without its past. From the medieval time period, we have received musical elements such as word painting and melismas. This was the start of melodic growth for the world. From the Renaissance time period, we have received musical elements such as harmony, improvisation, and Humanim. Without the characteristics of the Medieval time period, the…

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  • Movie Review: The Morning Raga By Mahesh Datani

    THE MORNING RAGA (VARIOUS THEMES) - BY DHANANJAY ARORA “The Morning Raga” is a film based on the play written by Mahesh Datani. This story basically revolves around music. In this story there are two best friends Swarnlata who is a Carnatic singer and Vaishnavi is shown as a violinist. On getting an opportunity of singing in the concert Swarnlata dominates Vaishnavi on accompanying her with their children. On the way their bus met with an accident with the car on the bridge of their village and…

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