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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven's Life Experience In Music

    Ludwig van Beethoven Every era in History has its challenges for society. It is easy to observe what people of their time throughout centuries went through. Whatever an individual faces in life usually gets depicted in a composers work. Whether it is a personal life, tragedy, war, or diseases, each of these factors play a major role in how and using what genre music was composed. Other than such facts, a persons’ surrounding, companions, to be exact, have an immense impact on an individual. One…

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  • Violin Sonata No. 3 Analysis

    The best way to track the evolution of an organism is to observe the changes that occur to it over the span of several generations. Similarly, in music it can be possible to track its evolution by observing changes to a style, genre, or concept. In this report, the focus will fall on movements from two violin sonatas. For the purposes of this discussion, a violin sonata will be defined as a work specifically written for violin and piano with the purpose of it being a chamber piece. By analyzing…

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  • Bhattathiri: The Critique Of The Bhagavad Gita

    'To me, the best delight of composing isn't what it's about, however the inward music the words make.' - Truman Capote. In assent to the above statement, I think composing is the most significant artistic articulation. The significant target of distributing this magazine is teaching of enthusiasm for composing and inventive reasoning among the understudies. As the maxim goes," mind resembles parachute, works best when opened". This unassuming activity will set the maturing minds free…

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  • River Deep Mountain High Phil Spector Analysis

    Written Assignment #2 The legendary producer Phil Spector is most famous for his creative technique of overdubbing an orchestra size group of musicians. The ensemble would include, “ five or six guitars, three or four pianos, and an army of percussion, including multiple drum kits, castanets, tambourines, bells, and timpani — to produce a massive roar” (Kemp, 2001). Spector would combine the sounds and amplify them by adding substantial amounts of reverb (Sewell, 2014). Developing what would…

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  • Why Is Listening To Classical Music Important?

    Classical music has been around since the 11th century and is a growing art in the music world today. In that century, composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner, and many more would have never thought that their music would have played a large role in the 21st century. For years now, researchers have wondered what effects come from listening to classical music and many have found that listening to classical music is beneficial in education while helping improve memory, learning and…

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  • Classic Period Music Analysis

    The Classic Period was a time period between the years 1750 and 1820. During the Classic Period, there was three main composers that stood out from everyone else – Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. That textbook states, “Even those who know very little about art music usually know something about Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven” (“Music of the Classic Period”). Though each was successful alone, whenever the three crossed paths in Vienna, history was made. Each composer gave a unique quality to…

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  • Examples Of Allegory In Dracula

    low. Dr. Seward draws some blood from Arthur and puts it in Lucy’s system. During this time Lucy’s diary gives the impression that she is helpless and afraid. When Lucy seems to lose the blood by the next morning, he calls his old friend Dr. van Helsing. Van Helsing seems to be the only person aware of what is happening to Lucy, but aware that the others would not believe him he keeps this knowledge to himself, yet still taking precautionary measures such as placing garlic flowers around Lucy,…

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  • Frederic Chopin Music Analysis

    How is music created? Music is a very complicated piece of art in which it is composed of passion, emotion, and tension. During the eighteenth century, music became a great role in people’s social and academic lives. Frederic Chopin was a Romantic Era (eighteenth century) pianist, which meant that he not only composed music during the Romantic Era, but his music was influenced by that era as well. He set aside many hours working on each note, making sure it was perfect and it would not be…

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  • Drumming Steve Reich Analysis

    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…

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  • Gioachino Rossini Analysis

    If you’d asked audiences in 1825 to name the most popular composer of the day, it would not have been Beethoven, it would have been Gioachino Rossini. From the time Tancredi premiered in 1813, Rossini’s operas were the most popular and influential all over Europe, in part because he blended the elements of opera buffa and opera seria into works that appealed to audiences from a wide range of nationalities and class. Rossini was born on Leap Year Day in 1792 in Pesaro, Italy on the Adriatic…

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