Ludwig von Bertalanffy

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  • Richard Wagner: The Rise Of The Modern Italian Opera

    Opera means work in Italian and is the name given to a dramatic play set to music where the performers sing their parts accompanied or unaccompanied by music in solos called arias and two or more singers called ensembles. The sixteenth century saw the beginning of operas which started as poems sung by musicians called Camerata (“society”). In 1607 Claudio Monteverdi first used an orchestra to accompany his opera, La favola d’Orfeo, creating the modern opera we know today. (London: Octopus…

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  • Essay On The Berlin Wall Memorial

    Berlin is a city located in the east of Germany. To the east, Germany borders Poland and the Czech Republic, to the west, it borders France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, and to the south it borders Austria and Switzerland. Germany’s northern border accesses the North and Baltic Sea and Denmark. Germany is located in the College Board region of Western Europe. The first place I would visit would be the Philharmonie to see the Berlin Philharmonic perform there. The Philharmonie is home to some…

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  • Aaron Copland Essay

    Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 14 November 1900, the youngest of five children to Harris Morris Copland and Sarah Mittenthal Copland, both of whom were Jewish immigrants from Russia. Copland's earliest musical training came in the form of piano lessons which he received from his sister Laurine. When he was only nine, he started to invent tunes on the piano. At the age of fifteen he decided he wanted to become a composer. Then went to a boy only high school and learned more…

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  • Duke Ellington Research Paper

    Duke Ellington is an originator of big-band jazz, Duke Ellington was an American composer, pianist and band leader who composed thousands of scores over his 50 year career. Duke Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 In Washington, D.C. At the age of 7 he started learning piano and got the nickname duke. He wrote his first composition ‘soda fountain rag’ at the age of 15. He was awarded an art Scholarship in the Pratt institute in Brooklyn, New York, Ellington followed his passion for ragtime…

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  • Mozart's Chorale Saint-Saën And Edvard Grieg

    The first feature that ties some of these songs together is the period they were produced. Many of these composer lived during the romantic period, such as Felix Mendelssohn, Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, and Edvard Grieg, accordingly, their music possessed the traits that defined the romantic period. As has been discussed in class, Grieg bases his “Morning Mood” on the Norwegian folk tune, creating a sense of nationalism in the process. While Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 5” contains a variation…

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  • Johannes Brahms Clarinet Concert Analysis

    Johannes Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B minor, opus 115, was composed in Bad Ischl during the summer of 1891. It should be noted that in 1890, Brahms concluded that he would no longer compose. In the same summer of completing the Quintet, Brahms composes his Clarinet Trio, opus 114. These two works for clarinet would be his last contributions to chamber music. Prior to the Brahms Quintet, other works written for chamber clarinet included the opus 34 of Weber, opus 107 by Anton Reicha and the A…

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  • Gregor Mendel Essay

    Gregor Mendel By:Naomi Allman Early life Gregor Mendel, born in Heinzendorf, Austria on July 22,1822 to Anton and Rosine Mendel on his family’s farm.At age 11 a local schoolmaster recommend sending him to a secondary school in Troppau to continue his education.It was a financial strain on his family, he graduated in 1840 with honors. Then enrolled in a two year program at the Philosophical Institute of the University of Olmutz he graduated the program in 1843. A Monk He began to study as a…

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  • How Did Mozart Become Famous

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Prior to Becoming Famous To begin, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child who has the talent of being a musician and had several experiences with instruments in addition, he had the blood of a musician as well as his father and siblings .Furthermore, Wolfgang had one sister named Maria Anna also called Nannel she was born on July 30, 1751. In addition to, Wolfgang he was the seventh born child that means…

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  • Beethoven Symphony 6 Analysis

    Listening Assignment 6: Melody: Phrase, Motive, Tune Noticing details in the melody, such as the phrase, motive, and tune isn’t always an easy task, but what a better way to practice and get better at it than by listening to a piece by Beethoven. Beethoven’s Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 proved to be another masterpiece in orchestra, as many recognized it due to something known as the four-note opening motif. Listening more to it people heard the twice a descending sequence;…

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  • The Trumpet Analysis

    have not even heard of appeared on this album. This album featured many different trumpeters as well, making it hard to hone in on specifics on the technique of playing. Ludwig Guttler, however, did appear on many of the pieces and had an interesting sound. At first listen, I was struck by the style of his tone and timbre. Ludwig sounded very, in the throat, as in playing far back into his mouth and throat. The sound almost sounded a bit muffled at times. Guttler’s range and tonguing also struck…

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