Ludwig von Bertalanffy

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  • Personal Narrative: Assisting To A Baroque Orchestra

    The event that I decided to go was BYU Baroque Ensemble, a production made by BYU students, taking place at Madsen Recital Hall Harris Fine Arts Center on November 3. The idea of making a baroque orchestra is where musician get together to make a perfect composition of music, the baroque orchestra is made up mostly of stringed instruments, when you listen you feel something different that makes you see it from another perspective, you just can’t stop listening and focus on every note that the…

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach Research Paper

    INTRODUCTION Johann Sebastian was a German composer who became a great violinist, violist, pianist and harpsichordist of the Baroque period. Bach wrote over eleven hundred music compositions in all different genres. His music became the essential part of the education today for every musician. Bach was an influenced composer and was an inspiration to many leaving a great legacy behind after his death. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Childhood & Place of Birth Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21,…

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  • Hector Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique 5th Movement

    Romanticism was a period that started in the early 19th century, primarily in England and Germany. At first Romanticism influenced the literature world, but by 1820s musicians started to adopt the style in their music as well. Hector Berlioz was a French composer during the Early Romantics period in the 1830s. He is most famously known for his piece “Symphony Fantastique” 5th Movement composed in 1830, where he tells about his own personal love for an Irish Actress, Harriet Smithson. Hector…

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  • Op. 11 By Richard Strauss: Concert Analysis

    The first Horn Concerto, Op. 11, by Richard Strauss is one of the most notorious pieces in horn literature. The concerto was written in 1882 and is a standard example of the Romantic era. Strauss created both the piano and orchestral versions, with the orchestra score calling for solo horn, two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets, timpani, and strings (Steinberg). The orchestral version was premiered on March 4, 1885. Richard Struss’ father, Franz, was the…

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  • Mozart Symphony 41 Analysis

    Even though Mozart himself, who was only 32 years old at the time and had every reason to expect to live to see the dawn of the 19th century, certainly did not expect this to be the last symphony he ever composed, Symphony No. 41 could not have been a more perfect and appropriate summation and culmination of Mozart’s genius. This is an opinion shared by many scholars. One important reason for this argument is Mozart’s juxtaposition and integration of Learned and Galant style in the finale of…

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  • Arabian Waltz Song Analysis Essay

    The Melting Pot I choose the “Arabian Waltz” by the Silk Road Ensemble as my song. This group is composed of “distinguished musicians, composers and performing artists from more than 20 countries around the world to celebrate, explore and experiment with a wide variety of cultural approaches to musical performances” (The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Live from Tanglewood). At the beginning of the piece I felt very serene with just a couple of instruments playing. However, when all the…

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  • Alvin Lucier: Experimental Music Analysis

    As we learned from the previous assignment, Alvin Lucier is a composer of experimental music. This work August Moon is consisted of three instruments, which are horn, piano, and a string instrument that might be a cello. Entire music is composed of the similar patterns of playing. Piano, horn, and cello are playing as a trio every seven seconds. During the duration of the music, which is about fifteen minutes, the similar playing is repeated and each instruments paly their own role. The piano is…

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  • Beethoven Deafness

    Ludwig van Beethoven, otherwise known as Beethoven, was a German composer and pianist. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany on December 1770 and died in Vienna, Austria on 26 March 1827. Focusing on his compositions, his historical contribution to music, his performances and deafness help give us a better understanding on why Beethoven is considered a famous and influential composer. Beethoven's musicial compositions where are known as the capstone of the Classical Period and were…

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  • Sebastian Bach Influence

    Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer from the Baroque period, is one of the most influential and famous composers of all time. He has influenced countless musicians and some notable examples are, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, and Robert Schumann. Bach wrote countless masterpieces which many people still listen to today. This paper will cover his life and upbringing as well as some his famous works and how they contribute to music. Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685 as the…

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  • Josh Viett Analysis

    Wolfgang Mozart mixed with Ne-Yo. Bach blended with the soulful sounds of Adele and soothing cords and progressions of a violin. These are only a few of the characterizations I would use to describe violinist and performer Josh Vietti. Josh brings a distinctive approach to music combining tones of classical with a wide variety of styles from pop to gospel, hip hop jazz and country. He is a musician typically defined as a hip-hop violinist, but Josh Vietti is enormously more than that. He is an…

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