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  • Divided Together: An Open Work

    However, this formula is not followed strictly, with the piano playing a few cycles of the chaconne in the second tableau and in the third tableau everyone has access to the material and free to realize bits of the chaconne material on their own. This is to create an ambiguity with who or what is in control of the chaconne, ultimately brining this question for the audience to walk away with asking or answering. This ambiguity does not stand as an anomaly, in fact, it harkens back to a theme in Pierrot lunaire, in which the main character is setup to display traits that were historically coded as masculine and feminine, and a blur occurs with trying to categorize the person who is enacting both sides. The chaconne is the first major figure that is heard (played by piccolo and cello), establishing all this tension between high and low, feminine and masculine, from the onset of the piece until its…

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  • Pierrot Le Fou Analysis

    Russian formalism and Pierrot le fou In this essay I will apply the ideas of Sergei Eisenstein to Jean-Luc Godard's film, Pierrot le fou: one of the first road movies. Both are two filmmakers who seek to create transcendental movies through a methodical use of editing and offering a political and controversial vision of the time in history to which they belonged. One is linked to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the other one is a contemporary of May 68, two of the most important events in…

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  • Caache Scene Analysis

    However, after my viewings at home, I realized there are many things hiding in this scene. In my first viewing, I only noticed the obvious moving subjects such as the car and the people. In my second viewing, I was already familiar with the moving subjects, so I started to observe the foreground and the background of the scene, and I noticed the wooden block and the ax in the foreground. In the third viewing, I started to look into specific details. I looked closely to the people who are…

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  • The Importance Of Carnival

    is prepared with corn, dumpling, ripped peas and many different types of spices. Roti is by far one of the must consume dishes throughout the carnival time. The food that comes from Trinidad and Tobago is said to be the plushest and greatest food in the Caribbean. Numerous individuals love to depict old fashion characters on the roads for carnival from the previous years, which helps out in saving the numerous common traditions of a developing cultural background that keeps a fundamental and…

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  • Country Band March Analysis

    incorrect notes; and also the way he employs polytonality and polyrhythms, which would occur when the tunes would collide and intersect. b. From my perspective, I believe that this composition has a more “accessible” sound when compared to other musical compositions within the twentieth-century, due to the fact that you can clearly visualize, comprehend, and grasp the meaning and actuality of the unique, yet simple style of the composition. If you hypothetically were to put Appalachian…

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  • Interlude And Electronique Essay

    instrument in this pieces was too harsh for my test but I did like the omen section as the repeated polychord give a sense of suspense that cause a dramatic felling of combat. I tend to not to like syncopated accents as it cause a little bit of distress and annoyance and could not enjoy as much as I enjoy the first part of omens and daces. I did however like the tempo change and the introduction of drums during the ritual of abduction part. Schoenberg 's "Pierrot lunaire" is my foruth less…

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  • Who Is Michael Haneke's Film Hidden?

    The last shot is a long static shot showing Georges’ sons school, it is the end of the school day and parents are collecting their children. The camera is placed just as the surveillance camera was throughout the film, as if the anonymous person is now filming or watching Georges son, Pierrot. At this point we now begin to believe that it was Majid’s son who was filming/watching and sending the tapes, until Pierrot is met by Majids son on camera. This is where Haneke wanted the audience to…

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  • Mcewan Atonement Analysis

    during the summer of 1935, the wealthy Tallis family are preparing for their guests to arrive. Emily, the Tallis matriarch, is introduced bed ridden with an incessant illness. Cecilia, the middle child of the Tallis household, is in her twenties. She has just returned from her studies in Cambridge where gender and social class was to be the catalyst to the demise of her childhood friendship with Robbie Turner. Briony is 13 years of ages, considerably younger than her older siblings. She has a…

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  • Impressionism And Symphonic Music Analysis

    in heavy bursts. This passage was intended to represent the characters running about in chaotic-like panic. Tempo slows down with the flute and clarinet, creating a break from the excitement. The intention of this is to leave the listener with a sense emptiness, perhaps as if being left alone after all have left. A folk song again is played with violas in a slow rhythm and then starting with a big boom from a large drum with the folk song played by trombone. You can hear a gong in the…

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  • Atonement By Ian Mcew Literary Analysis

    was when Robbie gave his, very intimate, letter for Cecilia to Briony so she could give it to Cecilia, this was a huge mistake on Robbie’s part. Also, Robbie and Cecilia’s decision to have some “alone time” together at a family dinner, in a place where people could easily walk into, was not one of their brightest ideas. And lastly, the worst mistake of the book was when Briony accused Robbie of raping her cousin, without any real proof. All these character made mistakes and because of those…

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