19 Th Century Symphony Orchestra
1,690 wordsfounded in 1895, gave its first concert the following year under the direction of Frederic Archer. Victor Herbert was the chief conductor from 1898 to 1904; he was succeeded by Emil Page (190410). The orchestra was then disbanded. It was revived in 1926, and over the next decade it was led by Elias Bree skin (192730) and Antonio Modarelli (193037). The orchestra was reorganized by Otto Klemperer in 1937. Fritz Reiner was chief conductor from 1938 to 1948, followed by William Steinberg (195276), ...
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Bernard Shaw Fair Lady
711 wordsBy Dominique Jones Rating: (out of 5) Consider this possibility: a romantic comedy with no nudity, no sex, and no kissing. In fact, there aren't even any declarations of love. The closest the female character comes to admitting her feelings is saying that she could have danced all night with the man; the closest he gets is remarking that he's grown accustomed to her face. Could such a project lift off the pad in today's climate? Almost certainly not - no studio would green light the film without...
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Musical Influences Popular Culture One
316 wordsElvis' musical influences were the pop and country music of the time, the gospel music he heard in church and at the all-night gospel sings he frequently attended, and the black R& B he absorbed on historic Beale Street as a Memphis teenager. In 1954, he began his singing career with the legendary Sun Records label in Memphis. In late 1955, his recording contract was sold to RCA Victor. By 1956, he was an international sensation. With a sound and style that uniquely combined his diverse musi...
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One Hundred Years Point Of View
1,956 wordsAre subcultures ever a challenge to cultural hegemony? In order to figure out the essence of subculture, a definition of culture must be explored. Culture can be defined as: a) the integrated pattern of human behavior that includes thought, speech, action and artifacts and depends upon mans capability for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeed generations; b) the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious or social group. Subculture, consequently, is an e...
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Cradle Will Rock Cradle Will Rock Written Theater
703 wordsCradle Will Rock is a dramatization of a true story that really happened in 1936. The central plot of the movie is the Federal Theater Project that is sponsored by the WPA. The theme of this project is to make the low cost theater available to the masses, especially the unemployed. One project is a musical, "The Cradle Will Rock", written by Hank Azaria's character. But because of its controversy it becomes very hard to find a theater that will allow it to be shown. Being fun and humorous the mo...
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How Did Music Influence My Life
748 wordsHow Did Music Influence My Life I suppose that there is hardly a person in the world, who feels indifferent to music. Music is one of the most beautiful, inimitable and divine forms of art, which may evoke wide spectrum of emotions: from sorrow to happiness, from cry to laughter. Music is universal language, and it occupies very important place in our culture. It helps people to express feelings, to communicate or to learn better. Every nation and ethnic group has special unique tunes and melodi...
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The Feeling Of Dance And Meaning Body Movement
1,278 wordsThe feeling of dance and meaning of body movement. Power Kindness Passion Beauty and Love This is what DANCE means for me. I feel that when I am dancing. I feel mad feeling of euphoria, immense happiness and it is unreal huge love and gratitude to everyone who watch me dancing. If it is the real dance - you present the people with dreams, emotions, and love. I would like to share one secret with you: when I dance - start to take dance classes, or even simply look on dancing people, you start to ...
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Popular Music Young People
1,629 words... Australia, will reflect what it is like living in a while, racist society. In the UK reggae is listened to by three or four generations of West Indians giving them all a common bond to their ethnicity. While in Australia, Aborigines and their families, have a particular attraction to Country and Western music despite its American origins. Country music emphasises past values and thrives on the identification of the rural ideal (Frith 1983, p. 26). This identification with the land may allow ...
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House Of The Risin Sun
1,063 wordsHouse of the Risin Sun In order to understand the song House of the Risin Sun we need first to have a short look at Bob Dylan and his music. Bob Dylan was born in 1941 in Minnesota. He was a regular child and he became interested in music only while being in high school, when he learned to play piano and guitar. From these basic musical skills, Dylan constantly acquiring new knowledge and experience in music has grown to be the master of folk music in the period of rock expansion. It is a big ac...
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Helpful Book For Music Practicing
763 wordsHelpful Book for Music Practicing I like to listen to music of Schumann and I was wondering how to perform it better. I had found the book that I needed for this purpose. It is Harald Krebs new book, Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann, where the author has put his finger on the pulse of Schumann's rhythm, sensitizing us to a world of rhythmic sensations that theorists normally ignore. And what brings his ideas even more to life is the extraordinary style of prese...
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Midi Time Code Midi Setup Note
590 wordsUnderstanding Basic MIDI This article was designed to give you a basic understanding of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), and to leave you with a brief knowledge of its past. It is a tool widely used today in many varied recording or live performance situations. MIDI is what allows electronic musical instruments to communicate with each other to preform certain tasks. These tasks may include starting or stopping a song, changing the voice of a keyboard or other controller, etc. A ...
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John Lennon Band Beatles
253 wordsMusic is an entertainment. yet, sometimes it can make history. A song is simply just words with sound. Yet, sometimes it can be passionate. A band is simply just people who transport music. Yet, sometimes they can be a big influence to others. They are the most popular musical artists in Rock and Roll through out the century. They are the one who most likely captures the medias attention. They are the most famous band in the World during the 60 s and the 70 s. They are the Beatles. The foursome ...
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Sense Of Smell Musical Talent
680 wordsSteveland Judkins Morris was born on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. He is more popularly known as Stevie Wonder. Stevie was blinded shortly after birth. His blindness was caused by a medical accident when he was born. He had to be put in an incubator and he didn? t get enough air. In 1954 his family moved to Detroit. He developed his musical talent early in his life. By the age of 11 years old, he could play the harmonica and piano and he was a talented singer. Stevie was introduced to Moto...
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Jimi Hendrix Kurt Cobain
742 wordsHistory has always been marked by great music. Every generation has it? s own unique genre; from classical to swing, people have always found a song or a melody that seemed as if it was written just for them. However, truly great music is created by a certain type of genius. It takes more than the average guy to forge a classic like? Stairway to Heaven. ? Two men in the late twentieth century were such masterminds: Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. While both will live forever in musical infamy, the...
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Santana Blues Band Carlos Santana Music
557 wordsCarlos Santana Ryan Conroy All the world knows the special magic of Carlos Santana. Since 1966, he has led the group that bears his name, selling over 30 million albums and performing before an estimated 13 million people. In every performance, Carlos shares with his audience a personal communication that crosses all boundaries and differences. Carlos was introduced to traditional music by his father, Jose. An accomplished mariachi violinist and experienced musician, he taught Carlos the basics ...
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Friedrich Nietzsche Heavenly Father
1,026 wordsFriedrich Nietzsche Some call Friedrich Nietzsche the father of the Nazi party. Was Nietzsche's ideas twisted and warped by a needy country? Nietzsche himself despised the middle and lower class people. Was it Nietzsche's Will to Power theory that spawned one of the greatest patriotic movements of the twentieth century? These are some of the questions I had when first researching Friedrich Nietzsche for the following paper. Friedrich Nietzsche, at one time called the arch enemy of Christianity (...
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Satie Erik Erik Satie Paris
363 wordsThe Satie, Erik Satie, Erik The French composer Erik Satie was born on May 17, 1866, and died on July 1, 1925, was the son of an English mother and a Parisian music publisher. He entered the Paris Conservatory in 1879 but failed to benefit from academic education, which he embarked on again only in his 40 th year, when he enrolled as a pupil of Vincent d Indy and Albert Roussel at the School Cantorum. Long before that, however, he had composed a number of short piano pieces, whose eccentric titl...
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Reflected The Romantic Sensibility Reflected The Romantic Romanticism
956 wordsWho most accurately reflected the romantic sensibility of the day: the poets, the artists or the musicians? Well first off what exactly is Romanticism? Romanticism was a literary and artistic movement of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, resulting in part, from the ideals of the French Revolution and in part a revolt against classicism and the Enlightenment. It embodies none of which classicism and neoclassicism did which were precepts of order, calm, harmony, balance, idealization a...
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Anthony And Johanna Sweeney Todd Mrs
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Television Stations Young Adults
678 wordsTodays Youth: Playing the guitar A recent trend that seems to be prevalent in the youth of our society today is the desire to play an instrument. I am a musician and want to help explain from others experience as well as my own why playing an instrument is so popular among teens today. My father and other friends of his generation suggest that instrument playing has always been popular, but its popularity seems to have increased dramatically over the past 25 years. Testaments such as these compe...
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