Silly Symphonies

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  • The Color Flowers And Trees: The True Magic Of Walt Disney

    He would sometimes only have sound and the symphony play with no talking in his animation, and have more like a music video that tells a story only it has no words or lyrics. . “Flowers and Trees was the was the first commercially released film to be produced in the full-color three-strip Technicolor… The color Flowers and Trees was a commercial and critical success, winning the first Academy Award for Animated Short Subjects. (Flowers 1)”. Like Flowers and trees an animation where the plants come to life and have a wild and crazy day, Disney was the first to incorporate this into its work with only the music and sounds of the world to be heard and like many things that Walt Disney will create, it became very popular and widely…

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  • The Argument Between Absolute Music And Program Music

    that era. Composers only focus on melody, harmony, rhythm, texture, dynamic, genres, forms, and tone colors. They don’t impose emotions on it, and absolute music can be said as no meaning. Although the absolute music has no contained meaning in itself, it doesn’t stand for absolute music has no distinguishing feature. Usually, absolute music indeed has some features. For example, the piece I have used in the last paragraph. Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Op.67 is a famous piece in C minor. Beethoven…

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  • Classical Music Vs Modern Music Essay

    composer. The most popular instruments in this time is piano, which is the symbol of the music from the romantic era. It was Franz Liszt and Frederic Chopin developed the use of piano more at that time. It was so popular that every family could afford it. Later the rise of orchestra gradually came, then continue with English horn, clarinet and also popular. Many new forms were born in this period too, such as: Etude, Nocturne, or Ballet. Ballet is considered a new large form in this era. Pyotr…

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  • Reflection Of Weep No More By David N. Childs

    For this final project, several classmates and I have assembled an eight-part vocal ensemble, accompanied by a pianist. We have chosen a piece that also has eight-parts, to add variety and layers on the basis of each vocal part. This piece we are performing as an ensemble is titled “Weep No More,” arranged and composed by David N. Childs, and adapted from a poem by John Keats. David N. Childs is a well-known freelance composer of music, with his ideology being, “music has the power to transform…

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  • Analysis Of Claudio Monteverdi's Oime, Il Bel Viso

    The madrigal that is being analyzed is Claudio Monteverdi’s “Oime, il bel viso”(madrigal, a 5+bc; from Il sesto libro de’ madrigali [The Sixth Book of Madrigals], 1614; text by Francesco Petrarch, Canzoniere, sonnet no. 267). This madrigal can be seen as a piece that works as a coherent piece of music. This is madrigal works as a coherent piece of music with the help of repetition of motives in the madrigal, the divisions of the madrigal add to the whole piece to unify it, and relationship…

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  • We Didnt Start The Fire Analysis

    We Didn’t Start The Fire was one of the most powerful songs in 1989, written by no other than Billy Joel. The number one hit mentions some famous events between the years of 1949 and 1989. In 1949 was when the singer was born and in 1989 was when the song was released. We Didn’t Start The Fire was nominated for record of the year at the Grammy Awards and was also number one in the United States at that time. But that’s not all the song was noticed for. The hit was known for it’s strong message…

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  • Informative Speech On Trout Mask Replica

    Attention Getter: I will start by saying something to the effect of “From Beethoven to Bieber, an incredibly wide variety of music has been recognized as ‘good,’ but why are these songs good? Why is Trout Mask Replica, an awful sounding cacophonous mash of notes, seen as good?” Interest Explained. (What experiences have caused the writer to become interested?) I first heard Trout Mask Replica on a video I saw on Facebook, and since then I have been enthralled in finding out why the video…

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  • The Role Of Ragtime In American Popular Music

    Through various periods, such as Baroque, Classical, and Romantic Era, classical music has been developed grandly in Europe. Compared to Europe, American music history is short; however, if Europe is where classical music is born and blossomed, America is where popular music has developed in earnest. In the twentieth century, the United States has developed unique genres that could not be found in Europe. This special genre is the jazz that is still playing an important role in American popular…

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  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Father Of Classical Music

    Franz Joseph Haydn is widely known as one of the creators of classical music, as well as being dubbed the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet. He is also one of the greatest and most celebrated composers of all time. Haydn once remarked, “Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts.” And it was the truth. Haydn came from humbler beginnings than most. He was born in Rohrau, Austria on March…

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  • Comparing Stevenson's The Nutcracker And Ballet

    On a snowy night in 1892, The Nutcracker (originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Balletmaster Lev Ivanov) made its first appearance at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia. With a dazzling original score by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and classical ballet choreography, The Nutcracker became a holiday tradition in the United States a few years after its first full-length American production by dancer/choreographer Willam Christensen for the San Francisco Ballet on December…

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