Description And Analysis Of Oratorio Art Song
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The Similarities Between Classical Music And Ellington Jazz
1,198 wordsOne of the greatest tragedies in the 20 th century can be seen in the debasing of the Jazz genre as a unworthy equal to its predecessor, European Classical music. This can be seen in various statements about Jazz, such as Boris Gibalin commit, The Jazz Mania has taken on the character of a lingering illness and must be cured by means of forceful intervention. 1 This conflict can be traced through out the history of Jazz, as Classical composers have relatively disregarded this new type of music. ...
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Glyndebourne Festival Production 1977 Glyndebourne Festival Production Don
855 wordsMozart's Don Giovanni Amadeus Mozart conceals some very complicated techniques of musical emotion in his music for the stage. Among these is his ability to convey not mixed emotions, but separate, conflicting emotions and events involving multiple characters in one scene. An example of this genius is found in his opera "Don Giovanni. " I chose the 1977 Glyndebourne Festival Production. I will be analyzing the finale of Act I, score measures 415 to 457. I think it most effective to not skip aroun...
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Piano Concertos Chamber Music
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813 wordsBach Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1, 000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B-Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in F Major, French Suite No 5, Fugue in G Major, Fugue in G Minor (The Great), St. Matthew Passion, and Jesu Der Du Meine Seele. He came from a family of musicians. There were over 53 music...
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Piece Played Was Trio Played Was Trio Movement
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Piece Done By The Orchestra Coming From The Violins Concert
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699 wordsA man with brown eyes, and black hair, weighing 162 pounds, at five feet nine inches tall, and winner for the best trumpeter of 1956 in the Down Beat poll must be Dizzy Gillespie. Dizzy was born on October 21, 1917 as John Birks Gillespie from Cheraw north Carolina. He was the ninth and last child of John and Lottie Gillespie. Dizzy was given early instrumental training by his father, who was the teacher and director of a local band. This in turn meant there was many instruments in their home. D...
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20 Th Century Duke Ellington
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Johann Sebastian Instrumental Music
806 wordsRegarded as perhaps the greatest composer of all time, Bach was known during his lifetime primarily as an outstanding organ player and technician. The youngest of eight children born to musical parents, Johann Sebastian was destined to become a musician. While still young, he had mastered the organ and violin, and was also an excellent singer. At the age of ten, both of his parents died within a year of each other. Young Sebastian was fortunate to be taken in by an older brother, Johann Christop...
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Actors Wore Comic Actors Chorus
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George Frederick Handel Handel Was Born Music
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Ray Kroc Oak Park
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313 wordsGustav Gustav Holst Gustav Holst Gustav Holst is a classical composer, who is best-known for The Planets. He was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, in western England. He was an organist and choirmaster at Gloucestershire churches, but he had neuritis in his right hand which held him from playing the organ. Instead, Holst turned to the trombone. From 1895 to 1898, he studied composition at the Royal College of Music, which he later taught, at Stanford. When he left, he became an orchestral tro...
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Sing Sing Ive Heard
1,048 wordsb. March 15, 1916, Albany, Georgia, USA. d. July 5, 1983, Las Vegas. Harry James father Everette James, was a trumpeter and led a circus band with the Mighty Haag Circus. His mother Maybelle, was a trapeze artist with the circus. Harry began playing the drums when he was four and began playing trumpet when he was eight. He joined the circus band the next year and was leading it by the time he was twelve. Then their family moved to Beaumont Texas, and at 15 Harry James began playing in local danc...
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Gave A Sense Sense Of Relaxation Music
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Stock Market Crash One Of The Most Important
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Mariachi Vargas Mariachi Mariachi Music
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