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  • Acoustic Guitar History

    “I was alive in the forest, I was cut down by a cruel axe, in life I was silent, In death I sweetly sing" - Inscription on the face frets of an Elizabethan lute Fender, Yamaha, Gibson, and B.C. Rich; all of theses companies build guitars, what sets them apart however is how they construct them. Most of these companies pay someone in a warehouse to assemble prefabricated parts. Most people, however, would feel that the best guitar is made by hand, where every grain of wood is analyzed, to ensure the perfect sound quality. An acoustic guitar is built with the right wood patience and a unique understanding of how wood works and the basics of acoustic sound will enable the creation of an acoustic guitar. The guitar’s history is very vague. The guitar has many ancestors like the lute, the stringed bowl, or the kithara. Guitar is defined by Dr. Michael Kasha, who was a physical chemist but his guitar design is patented and is known as "Kasha guitar". A 30-year collaboration with luthier Richard Schneider led to innovative…

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  • John Dowland's Life Of The Renaissance Era

    Every three years he released the second and third book. Within a total of nine years his collection of book of ayres for voice & lute was done. Second book of ayres for voice & lute, published 1600 and Third book of ayres for voice & lute, published 1603. A year later in 1604 he published Lachrimae or also known as Seven Tears. This collection contains twenty-one pieces and were dedicated to the sacred Princess Anna Queen of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland. Last, but not least, another…

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  • Informative Essay On Acoustic Guitars

    an essay on mass production. We had to select one thing that is mass produced, and write a very detailed five paragraph essay on it. I am a major fan of all things that make music or all things that make noises, I chose acoustic guitars. While I researched how guitars are mass produced, I thought that the history was pretty interesting, along with where and how they are made. Body #1: As I mentioned earlier, I think that the history of guitars is pretty interesting, so in this paragraph I am…

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  • Learning Guitar Lessons

    The future of learning how to play the guitar may be now. Learning to play the guitar using hi-tech interactive learning tools has many of the same advantages as buying a guitar online. Obviously, one advantage is that you don 't have to leave your home. Another advantage is your teacher is always there for you. Some of the methods of teaching online are so thoroughly designed and technically accurate that in my opinion a guitar player can find exactly what type of lessons that can be purchased…

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  • Music In The Elizabethan Era

    town music, street music, and even theater music (Lad 7-9). However, the most important use of music back then was in theater. The use of music through theater and the creation of new instruments played a vital part in the creation of music today. Even though the Elizabethan Era was several decades ago, they still used many of the same instruments we use today plus a few others. They broke down their instruments into wind, string, keyboard, and percussion instruments (Alchin 1). One of the…

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  • The Eve Of St Agnes Analysis

    through this effective writing where he is able to point out specific symbols of desire. In this article review I will explore and critique the symbolism brought to light by Collick. Collick mentions that ‘The Eve of St Agnes’ in fact, can be read as a parody or a satire of Romeo and Juliet, where “Keats fills it with a very self-conscious mixture of...symbols representing sex” (Collick). The symbolism behind desire is a driving theme in this poem and Collick very thoroughly examines several…

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  • Secular Music In The Renaissance Period

    volume of the wind and string groups to create a contrasting effect in his songs. This is exhibited in his work, Sonata pian ' e forte. Dynamics are still used today in sheet music to indicate soft and loud sections of songs. Popular in film scores, dynamics are a great way to indicate drama, suspense or feelings of joy or sadness. This is exalted by film scores for popular movies such as ‘Jaws’, ‘Psycho’ or ‘The Pink Panther’. Popular renaissance instruments include the harp, recorder, organ…

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  • The Baroque Period

    of the wind and string groups to create a contrasting effect in his songs. This is exhibited in his work, Sonata pian ' e forte. Dynamics are still used today in sheet music to indicate soft and loud sections of songs. Popular in film scores, dynamics are a great way to indicate drama, suspense or feelings of joy or sadness. This is displayed in film scores for popular movies such as ‘Jaws’, ‘Psycho’ or ‘The Pink Panther’. Popular renaissance instruments include the harp, recorder, organ and…

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  • Anne Bradstreet Research Paper

    that an educated and godly women can hold the position of a wife and mother without them being placed to compete with the men (Blackstock). In Jean Lutes article "Negotiating Theology and Gynecology: Anne Bradstreet's Representations of the Female Body", she studied the different establishments in the female's body in the Puritan culture such as body and mind, religion and science, experience and ideology (Lutes). When Anne Bradstreet viewed the female's body from a spiritual and medical…

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  • Aristotle Final Cause Analysis

    the world is how it is. Scientists (artists) understand the causes that lie beneath the mundane understanding of common people. A bricklayer understands the ratios of ingredients needed to make strong mortar; a scientist understands why the ingredients cause the mortar to be strong. In regards to the development of the philosophy of science, establishing the concept of a final cause created a base on which the “whys” of the world could be explored. 2. Incidental cause An incidental…

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