But unorganized sound is simply just sound without meaning. The roots of modern day music stem back to the early twentieth century. During this era the music industry was booming. Harlem in New York was a prime location for the distribution of music sheets. During this time, Steve Reich was born in America. He was one of the few artists who was accredited for their minimal approach towards music. As time progressed music was available to a large audience when the tape recorder was invented. As new technology was being introduced into music artist begin to experiment with different styles of producing and mixing. The minimalist methods are greatly appreciated and utilized by many modern day musicians.…
One of the most admired minimalist composers of our time, Steve Reich, was born in New York City in 1936. His interest in music began when he was a teenager, starting with the piano and then switching to percussion after some time. He later formed a band with a friend during these early years. Reich’s passion for music continued to grow. He eventually attended Julliard, where he began listening to one of the greatest influences on his music—John Coltrane. Although Reich soon realized that he…
Steve Reich, a Minimalist composer and artist, has been composing music since he was about 14 years old (Morrison). Upon entering Cornell at 16 years of age, Reich studied philosophy- focusing specific attention to the compositions of Paul Wittgenstein (Morrison). Wittgenstein was involved in a serious accident, leaving him with just his left arm, and so created piano arrangements designed to be played with one hand (Oram). Returning to Reich, he developed the use of repeating patterns in his…
As I was reading a story on Plato, The Allegory of the Cave is Plato’s way of talking about the human soul. The Allegory points to people who are so focused into their surroundings that these people often become trapped as one within, without really knowing their true ability to keen with their senses. As Plato said, “he contends that people must “go back into the cave”” or return to reality. Plato uses “The Cave” as a metaphor because he is using that for an everyday event as if you were…
sounded exotic and fun or maybe the interview project because of simplicity. However, I ended up choosing music review because I thought it would be the easiest and fastest. Little did I know how much I would learn from this assignment. Music affects people in a wide variety of ways, and it has done so for centuries. Different pieces leave different marks on their viewers sometimes a deeper, new found understanding of the world- either ripping off the rose-colored glasses or bringing light to…
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1 ANSWER TO QUESTION 1 1
1.1 HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE THE MARKET FOR THE APPLE IPOD? WHICH ARE THE RELEVANT EXISTING AND FUTURE COMPETITORS? 1
2 ANSWER TO QUESTION 2 1
2.1 HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE APPLE’S COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE? 1
3 ANSWER TO QUESTION 3 2
3.1 HOW IMPORTANT IS CUSTOMER LOYALTY FOR APPLE? 2
3.2 WOULD YOU RECOMMEND A STRICT EXIT STRATEGY FOR ITUNES, IF THE PROFIT PER TRACK OF 10 CENTS WILL GO DOWN TO…
increases brand awareness. Besides, Apple’s stores are one of the most profitable in terms of sales.
- Strong marketing and advertising teams
Marketing is one of the strongest functional areas Apple has. It can sell pricier products, build superior stores (they are more or less built to achieve marketing goals) and advertise their products in a compelling manner.
- High price.
Apple’s product cost much more than its competitors devices. Consumers can easily opt for similar…
Human Resource Management
20 November 2014
Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation whose headquarters is located in Cupertino, California. They design, develop and sell consumer electronics, computer software, online services, and personal computers. Their best-known products are the MacBook’s line in computers, the iPod in the MP3 area, the iPhone smartphone in the phone area, and the iPad for the tablet computer area. Apple Inc. has services…
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Apple was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976. Jobs transformed Apple from a company close to bankruptcy, to one of the most profitable companies in the world. Apple has continued to have a great performance over the past decade, due to its competitive advantages. One major advantage that has helped Apple is its customer loyalty. Apple has created a well-established brand and is known for its easy to use products with a sleek design. Customers have loved the design of Apple’s…