Joseph Joachim

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  • Clara Schumann: A Career In Music

    pieces to keep her career moving forward. Robert’s mental health took a dramatic turn for the worse several years into the marriage, and he was taken to a hospital. This took a toll on Clara’s emotional state as well, but her connections with musicians Joseph Joachim and Johannes Brahms provided her with support in this trying time. Joachim met Clara when she was twelve years old and their bond remained through the years. Clara herself said, “Joachim gives me the most pleasant hours here [in Berlin,] thanks both to his art and his friendly words,” both of which were a means of bonding and consolation when Robert was taken from her. The two’s lives became so intertwined, in fact, that they began to perform in joint concerts, where Clara Schumann and Joseph Joachim performed their own pieces in the same venue. Brahms, another support system for Clara, trusted her very deeply. This is obvious because he presented Clara with his works before having them published, as she was “the best person to hear [them.]” In their correspondence, the two musicians explored the “musical and personal dynamics of [their] closest friendship.” Although personal, however, Brahms and Mrs. Schumann’s relationship was not a secret; in a letter written to Joachim, Clara wrote, “just lately [Brahms] sent me some work…that combines depth and tenderness of feeling with a wealth of musical art so nobly that even Bach and Beethoven have scarcely excelled it,” once more enforcing the magnitude of Brahms and…

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  • Chief Joseph's Last Years Summary

    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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  • Mob Hysteria In The Salem Witch Trials And The Crucible

    of 205 names he had of communists in the State Department. According the HistoryMatters, McCarthy said, “I have here in my hand a list of 205… a list of names that were made known to the Secretary of States as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping policy in the State Department” (www.historymatters.gmu.edu). This quote demonstrates how accusations were running rampant during the McCarthy Era. If someone as high up as the Senate could be…

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  • Personification In Animal Farm, By George Orwell

    It stated that an animal should never take up the behaviors of man and all animals are equal. Both Old Major and Karl Marx died before being able to witness the revolution that took place because of their ideas and visions. After the Russian Revolution Marx’s ideas were distorted and changed by Stalin, the Soviet Dictator. This event is similar to Old Major’s because once the pigs began to withhold power his ideas and beliefs were corrupted. In Old Major’s speech he introduces animalism and a…

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  • Josef Stalin's Rise To Power And Ruler Of The Soviet Union Essay

    corpses on three or four sides, except where the door was.” By 1938, approximately 8 million Russians were in labour camps with a fifth of all prisoners dying each year, due to the inhumane conditions and weather. To this extent, the labour camps had a negative impact on the Russian people as the threat of being sent to one resulted in fear, which was amplified by the uncertainty of the fate of others they knew who were serving in the camps. Furthermore, the camps denied basic needs such as…

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  • The Perfect Prince And Machiavelli

    Machiavelli, a Renaissance philosopher, had an ideal image for a ruler as he discusses in his book, The Prince. The perfect prince should institute fear, punish the criminals, and know how to handle the hate. However, the prince must also have the qualities of cleverness, wiseness, and to be manipulative. Joseph Stalin, a ruler of the USSR, is often compared to Machiavelli’s idea of a leader. Stalin used tactics to institute fear, control his population, and control others, just like Machiavelli…

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  • Analysis Of Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    “Darkness” is a word of multiple meanings, from being a complete blackness to representing terror and the unknown. On the other hand, “heart” is seen as the center, love, or life of things. In Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness the combination of the two words reveals the significance of the title to the world about the true naiveté and ignorance of human beings, the easiness of manipulation of the mind, particularly women, and reminds us that each act toward civilization is an act in barbarism…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between The Korean War And The Afghanistan War

    The Korean War and The Afghanistan War were two major events in the cold war, but both shared some differences and similarities. Each war was placed in a totally different theater around the globe. They both started in different ways, for different causes, in different settings, and with different ending, but still managed to have some similarities in them. We’ll be talking about all the difference and similarities. We will talk about each war in detail and how each started and ended and…

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  • Entrepreneurship Skills

    Entrepreneurship is more than creating a business or new venture, it is the way to gather opportunities, take risks, make decisions, and decide what to do? How to do? How much should be produced? (Frederick, O’Connor, Kuratko 2013, p. 6). They emphasized, in the same book, that entrepreneurship is the sign of business coherence accomplishment, and the entrepreneurs are the forerunners of the business success. Also they mentioned that, the entrepreneurs seek for opportunities, their boost to…

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  • The Symbols Of Daisy Ver By Daisy Miller

    The young American girl who we are later introduced to as Daisy Miller and we see that she doesn 't act as a normal girl of her time period. She yearns for acceptance into society on her own terms, something which is alien to the world of women. Daisy is described in her initial meeting with Winterbourne as a flirt which is a sign of an emerging animus. The animus represents movement and without an active animus a hero cannot move. Daisy 's call to adventure came when her father sent her, her…

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