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  • Culture And Music Analysis

    Music is found in every culture, past and present; some music is used for ceremonies and others are used for enjoyment. Music is used to bring together families, friends, and strangers. Without music, understanding one another is difficult, especially understanding another culture. The history of music dates back to approximately 55,000 years around the continent of Africa. From prehistoric music to modern music, the idea of music is still used today to express feelings and used in ceremonies.…

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  • How Has Music Influenced Me

    On the first day and class of my college career, I was asked to define music in my own words. I continued to write in my notebook on the fresh, clean page what I had thought was a creative way of explaining the topic. I had written, “Music is defined as a combination of sounds, voices and beats to make a new stream of varying qualities that are pleasing to the ear based on opinion.” After sitting through several classes I began to realize I had in fact over-complicated the word “music”.…

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  • Breaking The Mold: Jazz Music In The 1950's

    Breaking the Mold Jazz music in the 1950’s typically consisted of smooth, melodic lines, and compositions in 4/4, and in some cases, 3/4 rhythm, which made it easy for listeners to dance along to, therefore boosting the popularity of the particular band. Dave Brubeck went against this commonality, and created music that he enjoyed playing, rather than composing songs that fit into the standardized “jazz mold.” This decade introduced some immensely talented jazz musicians with the innovative…

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  • Alexis Kalivretenos Importance Of Music Education Summary

    The article The Importance of Music Education written by Alexis Kalivretenos, a trumpet player with a Bachelors Degree in music education from the University of Maryland, is a compelling article that argues the importance of keeping music in the core curriculum of education systems across the nation. Kalivertenos uses a combination of ethos pathos and logos to argue that music should not only be kept in the curriculum but actually benefits the other subjects in the curriculum. Kalivertenos…

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  • John Dooland Music Analysis

    The act of interpreting music boils down to a subjective standpoint. Multiple people may listen to the same musical work and interpret the tone, mood, and theme of the work in different terms. Typically, authors knew what kind of emotions they wanted to evoke in their listeners. However, without leaving a strict manuscript for his listeners, John Dowland allows for his audience to categorize the genre that his works fall under. By leaving room for interpretation, “Sting,” an English musician and…

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  • Nadia Khriste Song Analysis

    For My Choice, I was debating between a few different songs and artists. For the assignment, I have chosen the songs Heroes Tonight and Aurora both that are by Janji and Something just like this by Nadia Khristean. Other songs I had considered were Waving through a Window by Ben Platt, or Walk on Water by Thirty Seconds to Mars. Walk on water is more directed towards the population as a whole and how we want to accomplish things that seem impossible but not for the sake of love. Waving through a…

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  • Singing Techniques Affect Vibrato

    Research questions As I want to investigate how to develop vibrato, how do singing techniques affect vibrato, and what are the effects of emotional expression on vibrato, here are my research questions: 1.How does vibrato will be developed in singing training? 2.What singing techniques would affect vibrato? 3.What are the effects of emotional expression on vibrato? And why? 4.How do people experience vibrato? Research design Methodological approach The methodological approach I will use in this…

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  • Concert Critique

    On the 26th of February I attended a trio concert at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance center. The concert consisted of three musicians including Charae Krueger (cello), Robert Henry (pianist), and John Warren (clarinet). I arrived at the Morgan Hall around 8 o’clock, which was the start time for the concert. As I began to approach the hall, I knew that I was in for a treat. The hall itself carried a sense of professionalism, but also almost a welcoming note that made me feel…

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  • Movie Review: The Morning Raga By Mahesh Datani

    THE MORNING RAGA (VARIOUS THEMES) - BY DHANANJAY ARORA “The Morning Raga” is a film based on the play written by Mahesh Datani. This story basically revolves around music. In this story there are two best friends Swarnlata who is a Carnatic singer and Vaishnavi is shown as a violinist. On getting an opportunity of singing in the concert Swarnlata dominates Vaishnavi on accompanying her with their children. On the way their bus met with an accident with the car on the bridge of their village and…

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  • Fall In Brother Poem Analysis

    Shoe Horn Sonata: In Misto’s play contrast is a powerful dramatic device. Describe its use in the Shoe Horn Sonata. “Shoe Horn Sonata is an impressive story of courage, hope, horror and friendship. This play is a tribute to commemorate the bravery of the women and to make their story of survival widely known. The historical context that the story has enables us to learn about the past events and to understand the true meaning of war and its consequences. The play draws on real events, the…

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