Ludwig von Bertalanffy

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  • The Flute Research Paper

    The flute originates from Germany. No one knows specifically when in the prehistoric times but evidence has shown that a flute which was found in pieces was about to be 38,000 years old. Non like the violin it did not evolve from another instrument, it is said that many pieces of the flute were found in a cave in Germany called the Geißenklösterle Cave. Sound is produced from a flute by blowing onto a sharp edge, causing air enclosed in a tube to vibrate. The flute used to be an instrument made…

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  • Franz Schubert's Major Accomplishments

    Franz Peter Schubert was born around January 31, 1797, in Himmelpfortgrund what was near Vienna. He was an Austrian composer and also wrote something has much as six or seven hundred romantic songs. His works included operas, symphonies, sonatas and many other works through his life time. As a young boy he was mainly focused training his voice and becoming a vocalist but he was skilled in many other things as well. he rarely played his music in the public eyes. He died in November 19,1828, at…

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  • Johannes Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor

    Johannes Brahms’s Piano Concerto No.1 in D Minor is split into three movements of varying texture and feel. Full of tension and release, the piece reflects both Brahms’s other works and his life during the time of its composition. Although initially received in 1859 to an overwhelmingly negative reaction, (Lunday 127) the concerto grew in popularity with the help of Clara Schumann and remains a popular composition to this day (Staines 97). Throughout the piece, the delicate balances of…

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  • Adagio For Strings Essay

    “With a tense melodic line and taut harmonies, the composition is considered by many to be the most popular of all 20th-century orchestral works,” NPR Music. Adagio for Strings, was written by Samuel Barber in 1936. Originally written as the second movement of Barbers String Quartet, Op. 11, Adagio for Strings has been used frequently in times of mourning. The beauty of this piece is the strong emotions that it invokes from those that hear it. Written during a time, when the world was in a…

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  • Sacramento State Music Concert Essay

    In the past, I want to firstly address that I personally have attended some music concerts on Sacramento State’s campus. However, I had never before attended to a symphonic wind ensemble concert. Before the concert began, I had noticed a large amount of chairs on stage as I found this quite interesting. As it was about to begin, a large amount of musicians wearing black appeared on the stage and were performing a small warmup. As performers, they were a guest group. Once the lights were turned…

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  • The Argument Between Absolute Music And Program Music

    The arguments between absolute music and program music have lasted for a long time. Although many people try to state their position in these two types of music, there is no certain answer for both types of music. In general, Absolute music can be defined as music for music’s sake and there is no narrative. Program music can be defined as music has a narrative with an attached program. Both kinds of music have their unique characterizes. Some theorists argue that there is no “absolute” music…

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  • Romantic Music Period Analysis

    Many people tend to listen to music, but they do not know its simple meaning or the musical works entailed. Merriam Webster defines music as either an art or a science that has ordered tones and sounds that are arranged in a particular succession, combination and a temporal relationship so that the composition can have a unity that has a meaning. Music has emerged through various periods with each successive period having a unique style of music and influences. An example of a musical period is…

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  • Listen To Me: An Analysis Of The Poem Listen To Me

    because they are Deaf. Also, that because they cannot hear people may not take the time to get to know them and to be their friend. -The author lists multiple successes of Deaf or individuals such as Heather Whitestone, Marlee Matlin, Thomas Edison, Ludwig van Beethoven and many more. These people are role models for Deaf individuals to look up to and to aspire to be like or even…

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  • Classical Music Vs Modern Music Essay

    The Romantic Era started and ended from 1820-1900. An overview would be the transition from classical to Romantic, of Beethoven, who broke the boundary rules and attached everything together between the two. Because it was Beethoven, he made it okay and possible to have changes and still acceptable. This talented and strong/brave individual changed music for the better and did what he felt and wanted, with his unique personality came his unique composed music. After Beethoven music changed to…

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  • Mozart Concert Review

    On Sunday on November 26, 2016 at 2:30, I viewed and listened to 3 musical pieces composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was a composer, born in Salzburg ,during the Classical era. The symphony was conducted by Jeffrey Kahane, which also happened to be the pianist for the Symphony. The concert was held at The Houston Symphony, which was a two story auditorium with approximately 400-500 seats. The auditorium was open spaced, surrounded by walls to improve sound quality. During the concert, the…

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