Ronald Bass

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  • Themes In Joy Luck Club And Charlie Bissinger's Dreaming Of Heroes

    In Amy Tan’s, “Joy Luck Club” and Charlie Bissinger’s article, “ Dreaming of Heroes” from Friday Night Lights develop the central theme of Hope and Confidence between the relationships of the children and their parents.The central theme: hope develops because of the high expectations that the parents want from their children;, so, they can develop a better lives for themselves in the future. As the process of achieving the the high expectations from the parents goes on, the children seem to have quit, putcause anxiety on themselves, which causes them to fail, and they also have a fear for the future. TheseThe great expectations not only make the children have fear of the future when they fail, but it also motivates the child to continue their journey of achieving the great expectations. The central theme develops in both the article and Joy Luck Club which establishes the relationships between the parent and the child. In Joy Luck Club’s, “ Two Kinds,” the central theme of hope and confidence develops a relationship between Jing Mei and her mother when she wanted high expectations from her when when she wanted Jing Mei be a prodigy. In the chapter, “ Two Kinds,” Jing mother stated high expectations for Jing Mei states, “ Of Course you can be a prodigy, to, “ You can be at anything.”( Tan, pg. 132) . Suyuan Woo, Jing Mei’s mother, friends’ daughters all have developed some special talent and they have accomplished things from it to make their parents proud.…

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  • Brief Summary Of 12 Years A Slave

    overhears Epps’ conversations with Bass about the evils of slavery. Platt, doubtfully, asks Bass to help him send letters to his friends in Saratoga Springs. Bass accepts this as they both wait for the reply to the letters. As summer goes on, Platt becomes weary that his escape might not be possible but Bass promises to return during Christmas time to discuss what can done. Bass is faithful on his promise and returns to check on Platt during December. However, there has been no response to the…

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  • The Book Of Yaak By Rick Bass Summary

    The Book of Yaak by Rick Bass I hate “The Book of Yaak”. This book should not have been written. The fault, however, does not lie with author Rick Bass. Bass’ style is clear and poetic, intermingling of his not-quite-stream-of-consciousness prose seamlessly with the scientific data and information that illustrates the dire situation for his place, the Yaak Valley of Northern Montana, and all of his fellow citizens, lynx, deer, wolves, wood thrush, owls, and grizzlies. “The Book of Yaak” is Rick…

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  • Dragonetti's Accomplishments

    Dragonetti spent much of his life experimenting on the bass, working to perfect its capabilities. In his younger days he had sampled both the four string and the three string basses but preferred the three string which he would tune in various ways. He was one of the first to drop the tuning from A- D- G to G- D- G, giving him access to lower pitches. When he played Der Freischütz he would lower the A string down to F# for the first two movements. His hard work and experimentations with the bass…

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  • Essay On Drum Set

    instrument in countless genres of music (Fidyk). In the late 1800’s, the most popular bands in the United States were American brass bands. During the Civil War every military unit had its own band and after the war the bands stayed together and continued to play together. The traditional parade style they played before was moved inside. Since most venues were smaller it was harder to fit as many instruments inside, so to make room drummers would experiment with trying to play the Snare Drum…

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  • Sam Bass Short Story

    Sam Bass: The Story of a Felon who wanted to become Wealthy “I had enough of this job! There has to be more in this world for me. I want something more; something better than this.” exclaimed a young Sam Bass. Sam Bass was an adventurous soul, who always looking for excitement in the wrong places. He had an option give up his horse or quit his job, he decided to leave his job in search of a better paying job as an owner of a one-man racing stable he left Denton County in the spring of 1877. …

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody Analysis

    to the dream like tone. A piano and bass guitar beginning to play marks the transition from the introduction to the ballad. After a few seconds the vocals enter and start singing in a softly sung manor. After mercury sings a couple lines starting with “mama”; his voice progressively turns from soft to extremely passionate. At the same time, there is a modulation to a new key as the drums come in. Playing the old theme in a new key, Mercury ends this section with the line “I sometimes wish I’d…

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  • Vase, Bottle, And Swan Lake Comparison

    First, the harmony consists of a repeated eleven chord group, which is played through most of the song. This repetition is called an ostinato. Throughout a majority of the song, the rhythm is comprised of a bass drum beat with extravagant riffs included between the lines. Next, the melody is a combination of singing and shouting. Commonly, there are numerous repeated notes at the start of the line with a downward formula at the end of the line when the words are sung. The timbre is prominent in…

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  • Experimental Improvisation With Kjell Nordeson And Peter Kuhn

    Jazz History Concert Report The date of the concert was October 5, 2016 and the title of the concert is “Experimental Improvisation with: Kjell Nordeson & Peter Kuhn”. The concert was performed in Mesa College Music building. Peter Kuhn had three instruments with him a bass clarinet, saxophone, and a Bb Clarinet. He used the bass clarinet and the saxophone during his first piece, and the clarinet on the second piece. Kjell Nordeson was on the drum but had a lot of instruments with him.…

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  • My Mixing Process

    sound. Below will highlight some of my main mixing processes. Drums Before mixing my drums together as one, I put EQ on all the track the aim was to cut out any frequencies I wouldn’t be needing and boost the ones I would. An example of this would be my bass drum. I cut out any sound above 250Hz as I wouldn’t be using this. I then boosted at around 100Hz because this is where I wanted the kick drum…

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