Ludwig Wittgenstein

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  • Industry Coercion Analysis

    Well, What about Industry Coercion? A common discussion within the political community is whether or not the state should have a role in its economy. Friedrich Hayek, a distinguished political philosopher, believes that free market capitalism is the most viable option as an economic system for a free society. He believes this due to the fact that it is possible for the state to be a coercive agent, which inhibits the most basic of human rights: freedom. Because of this, he does not think the…

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  • Orchestra Concert Report

    On Sunday, October 30th, I attended a live performance by the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk as a part of their 2016 U.S. tour. When I walked into the concert hall, there was an electric atmosphere as a crowd of people was waiting in anticipation to find their seats and settle down to enjoy the show. In order to have a better idea of what I was about to experience, I read the playbill that explained how the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra is the premiere musical…

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  • Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

    The one composer that music today can thank for all of the brilliance and genius he has composed is none other than Ludwig van Beethoven. During the classical era, there was a new sense of subjectivity, proportion, order, and simplicity. It was a time of the Enlightenment, a time of reason and the experimentation with trial and error. All men were created equal, and were given a voice on matters that needed to be handled. This was also the time of the Industrial Revolution, where new machines…

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  • Classical Music Persuasive Speech

    When you see a teenager walking down the street, white earbuds firmly implanted, swaying slightly to their own inner grove, you can be pretty much certain that it’s not classical music they’re listening to. Teenagers I know can enthusiastically rattle off the name of a dozen bands on their current favorite playlist, but ask them if they know who Brahms was and a funny kind of glazed look comes over their eyes. Even my music students, who I’d hope would know better, are astonishingly…

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  • C K5 Music Analysis

    Mozart’s Allegro in C K5a was my choice of music for that day’s function. One of Mozart’s earliest compositions, it was a lively piece. After my name was announced, I started gliding my finger tips on the white keys, the lilting notes started wafting in the hall and mesmerized my audience that comprised of faculty of my school and my fellow students. I loved that piece; its fluidity and ease of composition exhilarated me. Each movement was perfect and the tempo quick and happy. I had played with…

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  • Symbolism In Opera

    Symbolism in Opera: The Elements of French Symbolism in the Opera Production of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande Introduction Although a large number of research studies have been conducted on the relationship between Claude Debussy and French Symbolism, especially his opera Pelléas et Mélisande, whether his music could reflect Symbolism is still in a heated discussion. Some research has pointed out the relationship between the music and the libretto of the opera and Symbolism , ; while some…

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  • Bizet's Carmen Character Analysis

    Introduction to Opera Compare the characters of Carmen and Micaëla in Carmen. What are the differences between them, how is this expressed in the music, and do you think the outcome is inevitable? Introduction Bizet's Carmen is an Opera in four acts, first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 3 March with a plot based on the 1845 novella by Mérimée. Today it stands as one of the most popular french operas of all time.The Opera explores the relationship between the enchanting Carmen and…

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  • Essay On Rock Me Amadeus

    I enjoyed many experiences on our study tour to Salzburg and Vienna, but my favorite experiences were the guided visit of the Mozart House in the Vienna City Center, the tour and concert of the Mozarteum and Mozart’s opera “La Clemenza di Tito”. I really loved the guided visit of the third Mozart house we went to, the one in Vienna. Not only did it have some really interesting Mozart stuff, but I also loved the exhibition on “Rock Me Amadeus” in the basement of the house. I loved the tour guide…

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  • And The Glory Of The Lord Chorus Analysis

    The Baroque period is commonly referred to as the period containing the oldest examples of music still played today. The most popular choral work to arise from this period was written by Hanel- one of the most prominent composers at the time. Regarded as the greatest classical work ever, Handel’s Messiah is one of the most performed pieces- both in part and in whole- by professionals and amateurs alike. Its popularity nearly 300 years after its creation demonstrates its music power. Despite the…

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  • Piano Music Critique

    After listened several time of the absolute piano music, my feeling is very complex and I have a lot of words to say. First of all, I want to appreciate the composer and pianist. That is because both of you created the wonderful music for us. I thank for your contributions to the human race. So I just want to say how much I appreciate both of you and I want to also say that stay strong. History will remember both of you. In the second place, I want to talk about the piano music in some specific…

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