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  • Percussion Instruments Essay

    Making: Using Pinterest I researched and learnt about the type of percussion instrument l was going to use (Dinham, 2014, p.3). Discovered untuned instrument of creating a Maraca would be the best for my written song. I was able to use reuse objects around the home, such as pasta shells, paper plates, paint and coloured paper. With trial and error before did the final stapling of the paper plate folded in half, developed nature of the instrument. Until l was able to be satisfied with rhythm, tempo and the sound of it (Dinham,2014, p. 282). Furthermore, discovering cultural pluralism has significate cultural use throughout the world (Dinham, 2014, p.11) decorated the maraca in bright colours and strips of paper to take own ship and be proud…

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  • Textual Analysis Of Percussion Instruments

    the instruments are diverse and quite distinct. the body of the music of most islamic music is in percussion and vocalisation, through chanting. The drums a very physical listening experience. the human breath is of vital symbolic importance to many Sufis, represented by their heavy preference on percussion instruments. Vocalisation is about as, to many even more, important than percussion to islamic worship. Chanting is a central part of worship, with spiritual leader directly calling out both…

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  • Controversy Of Bata Tribe

    orishas during the ceremony. These three drums are Iya (mother), dedicated to the Orisha Yemaya, Itotele (father) dedicated to Oshun, and Okonkolo (baby) dedicated to the orisha Chango. Iya is the largest drum, followed by Itotele and finally Okonkolo is the smallest. Each of these drums are made sacred by going through a specific consecration ceremony which may only be attended by males who have had their hands wash to play the drums as well as the Babalawo (male priests of Ifá). Although one…

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  • Essay On Drum Set

    It is hard to picture the Beatles without Ringo or Led Zeppelin without Bonham. These drummers many not be front and center, but they are the back bone to the band. And without the Drum set these drummers would have never been. Jazz or Rock n Roll or Pop music wouldn’t be the same without the invention and evolution of the drum set. The drum set took over a century to become what it is today. The drum set is an American instrument and through its development it has reflected the way America has…

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  • Changing Through Positivity: Personal Narrative

    Districts was a program that had 7th through 9th graders audition to participate in an advanced band, orchestra, or jazz band. I had tried out on mallets for Junior Districts in 7th grade. That audition was both a failure and a lesson to practice more before auditioning for Junior Districts, because qualifying on percussion isn’t as easy as I thought.…

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  • Music Education Autobiography

    As a music education major at the University of Minnesota, it is easy to oversimply my life by saying that music is my passion Its cliché, and it is what nearly every music major says when they enter the school music. When I say “music is my passion,” I mean that throughout my entire life, music has been fundamental in the formation of my identity, and it has visibly steered my life towards the path of music education. I first found a love for music in my elementary school general music…

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  • Learning To Play Percussion Instruments Essay

    1. Describe how you might contribute to a lesson given to a group of seven year old children learning to play percussion instruments. Keeping a group of children aged seven engaged is key, whilst the teacher is discussing and using speech to explain about the instruments my contribution would best be given by demonstrating in turn how the instruments are correctly to be played and demonstrate the sound the instrument makes. Perhaps moving around the class spending a little time with each…

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  • Analysis: The Elkhorn Band Olympics

    As a musician, nothing terrifies you more than a botched performance. We spend weeks or months or sometimes even years working on a piece, only to get on stage and make a complete fool of ourselves. It is not that we lack the talent or passion for doing the music justice, but that simple, unmanageable factors make a huge impact when we have been stuck in the habit of using our typical environment to prepare for a performance. The smallest things can make the biggest difference- whether it be a…

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  • Monty Python's Spamalot

    song is fairly static throughout the three choruses, and the lyrical and instrumental verses. Each section has conjunct melodic motion as well. Texture or a number of pitches or melodies sounding at the same time with reference to the things creating them, during the three choruses is very thick with the on stage cast singing and the classical strings, woodwinds, and cymbals playing. All three choruses also have homorythmic texture. The lyrical verse’s homophonic texture is largely the same;…

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  • Steel Drum Music Analysis

    Steel drum music has the ability to move an audience like no other type of music. From the first note, the songs exude a happiness from within each pannist. Even with the slower pieces, you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a tropical surrounding. The AISD concert, conducted by CJ Menge, which took place April 14, 2012 certainly did not disappoint. The concert was performed in Austin, Texas and featured steel drum bands from seven middle and high schools in the area. The first piece,…

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