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  • Russian Christmas Music Analysis

    Listening to this piece brings back many memories from a high school All state year that Dr. John Lynch was conducting the band. I remember seeing and hearing this piece for the first time, loving every moment of rehearsal and simply relishing in the moment. Throughout there is such beauty and richness reminding me of Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed. The opening idea is beautifully orchestrated and the bells chiming allows for my imagination to wander to depict a scene of a town amidst…

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  • The Pirates Of Penzance Play Review

    On October 30 at 7:30 p.m., I attended an opera workshop of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance”. “The Pirates of Penzance” or “The Slave of Duty” was written by W.S. Gilbert and composed by Arthur Sullivan in 1879. The play is a comic opera which consist of two acts accompany by orchestra music. The performance was held at the Preforming Arts Center at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas. The play was directed by Cassi Torres McNabb, the Stage Manager was…

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  • High School Concert Band Performance

    On November 5,2016 Olney Central College’s music department held its fall concert in the Dr. John D. Stull Performing Arts Center. This concert featured many vocalists and musicians between the concert band, the concert choir, and the jazz band. The performances feature many different composers. Overall, the concert band sounded really good. For this concert, the director chose songs that would reflect different stages of life. I liked this theme and the song choices just for how the rhythms,…

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  • Jbl 2500 Unit 5

    Enjoy your listening experience on a level you never thought could be possible with the JBL 2500 Main / Stereo Speakers. These highly praised bookshelf speakers have a 0.5-inch titanium dome tweeter to deliver quality high-frequency sounds of treble. Thanks to the 5.25-inch polymer laminate driver, low frequencies of bass transmitted through the woofer are just as satisfying, and the culmination of the two is a powerful audio experience. Hear a range of sounds in precise clarity with a…

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  • Arpeggios Monologue

    Consequences I felt like throwing my violin at the wall. I had spent hours and hours getting my scales in tune, and I was still putting my fingers on the wrong places on the fingerboard. Rubbing my eyes, I put the violin down in its case and looked outside the window. It was pitch black outside, so that meant that it was very late. I sat down on the nearest chair, which creaked as it took my weight. I closed my eyes for a moment and thought to myself “What am I doing this for? I don’t like…

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  • High School Band Research Paper

    Students of all grades and interests gather in the band room before school begins. They compare homework, discuss conclusions, greet friends, make plans together, practice, or just hang out. New students feel that there is something special going on and hang around to see what it is. They could read or learn stories about past band member’s ones who achieved amazing results during high school as well as ones who are doing wonderful things in colleges and careers. They feel connected, not just to…

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  • Auscultation In Steven Church's The Opera Of Existence

    The Opera of Existence In music, the pitches and the pauses in a composition contribute to the piece as much as, or even more than, the lyrics themselves. In non-lyrical music, each note must be deliberate, played in a certain way to achieve the desired effect. The crescendos cause feelings of power and anticipation, while decrescendos gather the attention of the audience. Each note adds to the tone of the piece, but silence similarly asserts itself in its demand to be felt. In Gymnopédie…

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  • Analysis Of Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi is an Italian composer from the Baroque period who was influential in the transition between Renaissance and Baroque music. Despite composing in all musical styles and genres of his time, Monteverdi defied past generation 's standards of composition. For example, he did not follow the rules governing the resolution of dissonances in that period. Like other composers of the Baroque period, Monteverdi had a big impetus to imitate reality through his music; he tried to humanize…

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  • Essay On Vivaldi's Four Seasons

    Introduction This paper contains a description of the sound, setting, and significance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons performed by Janine Jansen at the International Chamber Music Festival on June 29, 2014. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzE-kVadtNw). There are four main pieces of music in this concert, each split into three sections. This was an auditory representation of the four seasons, and an attempt will be made to describe the sound, setting, and significance of this piece. Setting The…

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  • Analysis Of Webern's Variations For Piano

    Webern’s Variations for Piano, mvt. 2 Analysis Webern’s Variations for Piano begins with a prime row starting on Bb3. This continues until the Eb4 grace note in measure six. This is primarily consistent in the bottom staff with the exceptions of measures five and six where the rows switch staffs. The switching of staffs occurs in each iteration of the rows and its various forms at one point or another. Wagner also creates an elision with the last note of one row and the first note of another.…

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