Coca Cola Sensual Pleasure
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String Quartets Grew Older
468 wordsLudwig van Beethoven was one of the world's most famous composers. He was born in 1770 and died in 1827. He was born December 16, 1770 in Bonn Germany. His early musical talent was subjected to the discipline of his father a singer in the court chapel. His father was an alcoholic and so the young Beethoven began supporting his family as a court musician. He studied under several famous composers - Christian Need, and Austrian Joseph Haydn. He would have studied under Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but...
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Mozart Composed G Minor
903 wordsProbably the greatest genius in Western musical history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, Jan. 27, 1756, the son of Leopold Mozart and his wife, Anna Maria Part. Leopold was a successful composer, violinist and assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. Wolfgang began composing minuets at the age of 5 and symphonies at 9. When he was 6, he and his older sister, Maria Anna, performed a series of concerts to Europe's courts and major cities. Both children played the keybo...
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Play The Piano Romantic Era
749 wordsLudwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. He was the third child of Johann and Johanna Beethoven. Ludwig had a terrible childhood because his dad was an alcoholic. He woke him up in the middle of the night and made him play the piano until dawn. He would smack him every time he made a mistake. His father was a musician as was his grandfather. Ludwig loved spending time with his grandfather. His grandfather died when Beethoven was only three years old. At age four, he w...
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Beethoven The Greatest Composer
903 wordsLudwig van Beethoven was, and remains today, an influential figure in the history of classical music. Perhaps no other composer in history wrote music of such inspiring power and expressiveness. His influence on the last 150 years of music is unequalled. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770. His father, a music enthusiast, dreamed of molding his son into the next Mozart. Beethoven never showed the impressive characteristics of Mozart, but he was unusually talented, learning the piano, org...
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German Composer Beethoven Vienna
591 wordsLudwig van Beethoven, a German composer, generally considered one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. Born in Bonn, Beethoven was reared in to the capricious discipline of his father, a singer in the court chapel. In 1789, because of his father's alcoholism, the young Beethoven became a court musician in order to support his family. His early compositions under the tutelage of German composer Christian Gottlob Need, particularly the funeral on the death of Holy Roman Emperor Jose...
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19 Th Century String Quartets
479 wordsBeethoven, Ludwig van (1770 - 1827), German composer, generally considered one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. Born in Bonn, Beethoven went to Vienna in 1792 to study under Austrian composer Joseph Haydn. In Vienna, he dazzled the aristocracy with his piano improvisations and became a successful freelance composer. In the first decade of the 19 th century Beethoven expanded the musical language bequeathed by Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and revealed his complete assimila...
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Romantic Music The Ideals Of Instrumental
860 wordsAt one point in the study of the Romantic period of music, we come upon the first of several apparently opposing conditions that plague all attempts to grasp the meaning of Romantic as applied to the music of the 19 th century. This opposition involved the relation between music and words. If instrumental music is the perfect Romantic art, why is it acknowledged that the great masters of the symphony, the highest form of instrumental music, were not Romantic composers, but were the Classical com...
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1,010 words... rent early success occurred at his Paris debut in April 1924. This performance was arranged by Pablo Casals. The audience included a circle of musical celebrities like Paul Dukas, Manuel Dc Falla and Madam Deputy. They loved him immediately. His reputation became international. In January 1928 he appeared at Town Hall In New York City (Cumpiano, William). Here is the article written by the New York Times: The fame of Andr " es Segovia, the Spanish guitarists whose name has been a prominent o...
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Piano Sonatas Classical Era
1,706 wordsThe Sonata Christian Core 10 / 6 / 96 In the late 1700 s and early 1800 s the Baroque period gave way to the classical era, introducing many revolutionary new scientific discoveries and theories. This drastically changed the peoples social views and brought on the age of enlightenment. With this change in social philosophy came changes in musical trends. One of the most important new trends of the time was a more common use of the sonata. During the Classical era, the sonata evolved into a more ...
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Ludwig Van Beethoven String Quartets
762 wordsBeethoven BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van (1770 - 1827) The composer of some of the most influential pieces of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18 th-century classical period and the new beginnings of Romanticism. His greatest breakthroughs in composition came in his instrumental work, including his symphonies. Unlike his predecessor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for whom writing music seemed to come easily, Beethoven always struggled to perfect his work. Ludwig van Beethov...
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678 wordsLudwig van Beethoven was, and remains today, an Olympian figure in the history of classical music. His influence on the last 150 years of music is unequalled; while general a member of the Classicist fold, he was in fact the first Romantic, and pre-figured virtually all music that followed the Romantic era as well. Perhaps no other composer in history wrote music of such exhilarating power and expressiveness; certainly no other composer did so against greater odds. Beethoven was born in Bonn in ...
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603 wordsFranz Josef Haydn wrote quite a few concerti for piano, which have never really enjoyed the popularity of such pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While some accuse Haydn's piano concerti of being too light or having no meaning, I find those to be inaccurate surface impressions. I have found a great deal of enjoyment from these pieces of Haydn, and one of my favourites of his piano concerti is the seventh. Haydn's seventh piano concerto was written in the key of F Major, and is in incredibly chee...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Archbishop Of Salzburg
1,979 wordsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) was born in Salzburg in Austria, the son of Leopold, Kapellmeister to the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg. By the age of three he could play the piano, and he was composing by the time he was five; minuets from this period show remarkable understanding of form. Mozart's elder sister Maria Anna (best known as Nannerl) was also a gifted keyboard player, and in 1762 their father took the two prodigies on a short performing tour, of the courts at Vienna and Munich...
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Publishers New York String Quartets
1,577 wordsLuigi Boccherini was a prolific composer, particularly of chamber music with a distinctive and highly wrought style, and he is the chief representative of Latin instrumental music during the Viennese Classical period. Boccherini was also an exceptional cellist. Luigi Boccherini (his baptismal first name Rudalfo was never used) was the son of a cello or double bass player, Leopoldo Boccherini. Luigi was born in Lucca, Italy in February 19, 1743. The Boccherini family had considerable artistic gif...
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1,150 wordsMusic Theory Wolfgang Mozart Aaron Stern Music Theory Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart is perhaps the greatest musical genius who ever lived. Mozart s full name is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Most people called him Mozart or Wolfgang. Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, January 27, 1756. His father, Leopold, perhaps the greatest influence on Mozart's life, was the vice Kapellmeister (assistant choir director) to the Archbishop of Salzburg at the time of Mozart's birth. Mozart was actually christene...
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699 wordsThe Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 91) is regarded as the greatest composer who ever lived. He began writing minuets at the age of 5, and by the time he died in 1791 at the age of 35, he had produced 626 cataloged works. Mozart has enriched the concerto form with a larger number of masterpieces than any other composer. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is said to be the greatest genius in western music history. Wolfgang Amadeus was born in Salzburg, Austria January 27, 1...
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848 wordsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on Jan. 27, 1756. He was the son of Leopold Mozart and his wife, Anna Maria Part. Mozart was known as one of the greatest genius in music history. Mozart? s dad was a well known composer and violinist. He was also an assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. The archbishop of the court, Sigismund von Schrattenbach, encouraged Leopold and his children to be involved in music. Wolfgang began composing minuets at the age of 5 and symphonies...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concertos
2,089 wordsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart was one of the (if not the) most important composer (s) of the Classical era. His accomplishments in musical composition were outstanding against the others of his time. He was a child prodigy, finishing his first opera at the age of twelve, and in his later life went on to even more amazing things. Though we always hear of Mozart's wonderful achievements, we hardly ever hear about the hard later life of alcohol abuse and horrible misfortune with children he had wh...
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Type Of Music Leonard Bernstein
955 wordsThere are many different musical genres ranging from the soft sounds of classical music, to the loud bangs of punk and rock, to the upbeat energetic notes of dance music. There is a type of music for everybody. No one could every say there is not any type of music that they would enjoy listening to. The musical event that this paper will be written on involves one of the oldest forms of music, classical music. Classical music is music written basically for opera, ballet, religious services and o...
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