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Years Of His Life Contributed Greatly
1,072 words"Not only did I have the encouragement of constant approval, but as the conductor of the orchestra I could experiment, find out what made a good effect and what weakened it, so I was free to alter, improve, add or omit and be as bold as I pleased. Cut off from the rest of the world I had no one to bother me and I was forced to become original. " The above quote was said by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809) during the later years of his life and it refers to the time he spent in Eszterhaza. Haydn ...
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Tells The Story Symphony Orchestra
1,694 wordsMetallica has not always been the talented group of rock musicians that they are today. It took many years and many albums to bring the band to its current standing as the kings of rock. Metallica has undergone changes in its lineup and its musical writing style. Comparing and contrasting the musical and lyrical content of each Metallica album shows exactly how much they have changed from the early 1980 s to 2000. Metallica was founded in the early 1980 s when a young man from Denmark named Lars...
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Set The Stage Million Copies
1,607 words... llc was the proud father. In 1984, Metallica's second album was released. The much-anticipated "Ride The Lightning" spent almost a year in Billboard's top 200 ("The Band"). It features such tracks as "Ride The Lightning", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", and "Fade To Black." Even with its success, stations refused to play the album because of its harsh attitude. The album goes gold in the same year. Metallica's third album, "Master of Puppets", showed a more melodious approach to metal. The album ...
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The Rise And Fall Of Ars Subtilior
1,282 wordsThe Rise and Fall of Ars Subtilior Ars Subtilior (or more subtle art) is the term traditionally used to describe the musical style of the late fourteenth century. This musical style is characterized by its notational and rhythmic complexity. It was widespread in the Avignon and Paris areas in Southern France and in some areas of the northern Spain and Cyprus. Ars Subtilior virtually divided the music of the Middle Ages and the epoque of Renaissance. Ars Subtilior is often discussed in connection...
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Kurt Cobain Gave Birth
1,437 wordsPop Music and Me: Music of the 1990 's Grunge was the popular style of our juvenile age. We got used to it when we were teenagers. Grunge shaped our culture, our world outlook and our viewpoints. The phenomenon of grunge is worth our attention to observe. We listened to Nirvana and Pearl Jam. We idolized Kurt Cobain and his songs. We loved grunge when we were teenagers and we dont shift our ground until now. Grunge is interesting by the fact that it didnt bring anything completely innovative int...
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Ku Klux Klan Jim Crow Laws
3,520 wordsSarah Anne Stevenson Dave Stock English Language and Comprehension 20 November 1999 Blues Music and its influence on integration From years 1505 to 1870, the world underwent the largest forced migration in history: West Africa was soon to be convulsed by the arrival of Europeans and become the advent of the transatlantic slave trade. Ships from Europe, bound for America, appeared on the horizon, and their captains and sailors-carrying muskets, swords, and shackles-landed on the coast, walked up ...
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Dave Matthews Band Jerry Garcia
1,576 wordsWho is the Dave Matthews Band? Five years ago that question would have gotten nothing more than a weird stare and a stupid look. But today you would get everything but that. The Dave Matthews Band is one of the most successful bands of the late 20 th century. But many ask how a band so new has become so successful in such a relatively short period of time. Many come to wonder if it was their music, their look, or possibly something else that has made the Dave Matthews Band what they are today. I...
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Musical Style Music Industry
410 wordsOver the years the music industry has grown from a fairly profitable industry with a few major stars into a billion dollar industry with many major stars. The music industry has evolved in many different ways through such inventions as the television and music videos. In order to become a star in the industry today it is almost essential that you have a good music video and a great marketing campaign. With these pressures on new artists I believe it makes it hard for them to be themselves and no...
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Rock And Roll Punk Rock
900 wordsA Crazy Little Thing Called Punk Sex, drugs, and rock and roll was the rallying cry for a movement that changed American culture forever. Rock and roll first startled the American scene in the mid- 1950, but no one then could have predicted the remarkable vitality and staying power of this new music. The early tradition of rock has gone through many transitions. Provocative and outlandish stage attire and behavior have been an important resource since the birth of rock and roll. Decades followin...
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