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  • Wind Band History Essay

    The tradition of concert, or wind bands has developed so much over many centuries and eras in the world of music. There is a lot of evidence of some instruments, like trumpets, drums, and horns. Although these early uses of instruments were mostly used for signs of battle or war, and not music. It took about until the 17th Century that a band was considered a group of musicians, or something near. At that time, to the people there; there wasn’t really a difference between a band and an orchestra. In the 16th Century and 17th century there were ensembles of music that are sometimes considered the predecessor to the band tradition. Those were municipal, town, or tower musicians. In armies or music related to the military, the 16th and 17th Centuries were also the start of creating standards to the ensembles. At first the military just hired random musicians for instructions and leading. At one point during the 16th and 17th Century, people…

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  • Reflection Paper On Shadowing A Class

    I shadowed a junior, who will be referred to as Sarah, through 6 class periods. The classes observed included Government, Informational Technology (IT), band, lunch, and a free period during which Sarah worked in the office. The high school in which I observed showed its age, there was a very warm feel to the building. The first classroom I was in grew almost unbearably warm, there was still a chalkboard in the room, and the room itself felt crowded. The feeling of being crowed carried through…

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  • Music Education In A Multicultural Setting Analysis

    different races and cultures. This is because of emotions. According to Roger Cross (2013), everyone has something called emotional intelligence (p. 22). Emotional intelligence pertains to how people feel to certain pieces of music. This is beginning to be necessary to promote sustainable values and behaviors among all cultures. Music education is supposed to focus on the multicultural issues in music due to the diversity in the music that is obtained by the director and handed to the…

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  • Music Research Papers

    These musicians do not care about the conventional life of having a job and family, but instead focus on expressing their views in artistic ways through their music. In some cases, music was the only motivation of living for some musicians, especially in areas of unemployment and distress, where young people had very limited opportunities. This was the reason why a stereotype developed, considering musicians depressed and low-life individuals who were not contributing to society. Not bound by…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With A Musician

    He has since than been playing the instrument for 25 plus years. James told me the person who influenced him to play the bass guitar was “Les Clay Pool,” from the band called “Primus”. His first performance was when he was 19 years old. He played with his very first band named (IN) which was a punk rock band. They performed at a bar named the “Token Lounge,” which is located in Westland, MI. During his time as a musician he’s played many shows. His favorite gigs to play are outdoor festivals.…

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  • First Friday Research Paper

    The melody was clear and memorable. The audience reacted to the music at appropriate times, singing along if they knew the lyrics and applauding when each song was finished. During a particular song, “You make me feel like dancing”, about 4 couples got up to the front of the audience and danced their hearts out. I believe the general environment of the location in which this concert took place contributed to the vibe of the music. It took at Railroad Square because First Friday is a monthly…

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  • Rock Music Vs Classical Music Essay

    The Classical music performance had an order to it in the way the musicians walk out, sit down and how they played. The crowd would be very respectful and professional while watching the orchestra. The crowd would clap when need and would be quiet when needed. The orchestra would perform in a beautiful theater not outside on an open stage like a rock concert. A rock concert differs from that of a classical performs. The band usually has no order to way the play. They just kind of all walk on…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life Prior To High School

    This is when I joined my first real band with a couple of college kids from my surrounding area. Those next 6 months of my life are to this day, the most important to date. In February of 2007, after months of playing shows on the weekends and practicing every night with my new band, things started to pick up. The band wanted to start touring full time but I was the only member still in school. We also had mention of a record deal coming down the pipeline. I finally said screw it and when I came…

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  • My Life In A Band Essay

    Seven years of my life I played an instrument in a band for my hometown of Watertown, WI; little did I know that I would learn much more than playing music. Band Ensemble is a group I was motivated to join because of my brother and friends. After I joined the group and began playing the tuba, I always felt like I had a place. Being in band, I felt like I was a part of my community. First, I was drawn to band because I was interested in being a part of a team. Band was a lot of people coming…

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  • 1965-1970 Research Paper

    norms in the musical world at the time was Janis Joplin. The performance in particular that sent her into stardom was her performance at the Monterey Pop festival. Joplin was performing a cover of Big Momma Thorton’s song “Ball and Chain” with her band at the time Big Brother and the Holding Company. Joplin sings the old blues song with such vigor and emotion that people didn’t expect to see from a woman, especially a white woman. African American women had more leeway in the way they performed,…

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