19 Th Century Symphony Orchestra
527 wordsThe string bass, also known as the double bass and bass violin, is widely used in a symphony orchestra in the left and / or right back rows. The string basis strings are four notes apart like most other music instruments and unlike the five notes apart that some other odd instruments are. The string bass belongs to the string family. Most stringed instruments are found in orchestras. The string bass is also the largest instrument in the string family. It is a lot like a larger version of the vio...
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Carl Philipp Emanuel Philipp Emanuel Bach One
321 wordsCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach was born in 1714 in Weimar. He was a German composer, one of the most influential and celebrated composers of his era. He was the third son of Johann Sebastian Bach and he trained under his father. He studied philosophy and law at the universities in Leipzig and Frankfurt. He then decided that he would rather pursue a musical career instead of a career in philosophy or law. From 1740 to 1768 he was harpsichordist for Frederick II, King of Prussia, after which he became ...
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Miraculous Mandarin Unitarian Church Bartok
768 wordsBela Bartok, One of the best-known Hungarian composers is also one of the most significant musician of the twentieth century. He shared a strong passion for ethnomusicology, which is the scientific study of music, especially traditional music, as an aspect of culture. Bartok synthesized the Hungarian pattern of music and other folk music that he studied to make his own distinctive style. Bartok was born on 1881 at Nagyszentmiklos, which became Sinnicolau Mare, Romania. When Bartok's father died,...
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14 Th Century Roman Empire
1,262 wordsA verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. " - W. H. Auden. This quote best explains the complex art of music. Music is an elaborate art form that will always remain ever changing. Music developed drastically from it's beginning in the Prehistoric era to the 14 th Century. The exact origin of music is unknown. It is known that music was used in prehistoric times in magical or spiritual rituals but no other use is known. This knowledge is ...
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Haydn Mozart And Beethoven
675 wordsH 2 >The classical period (1750 1810) 1750 1810 is what we call the classical period, and really any music not composed in this era is not classical music. Most of the well known classical composers come from this time such as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven who I have written about know. Here are some short biographies of their lives.
Franz Josef Haydn (1732 - 1809)In Haydn's life he wrote 108 symphonies for 36 weeks starting when he was 27. Most, if not all of Haydn's music ...
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W W Ii Years Of His Life
1,358 wordsPaul was born in the German town of Hand in 1895, on December Sixteen. We might assume that Hindemith felt a pull in the musical direction from a very early age; Paul's father was a painter and did not want his son becoming a musician, so our little composer-to-be ran away at the age of 11, and started his own life. Paul taught himself the violin and viola, and began earning his living by playing at Cafes and other such establishments. Eventually, Hindemith learned the rudiments of all the instr...
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Rock And Roll Twentieth Century
616 wordsRock music has affected society in the twentieth century in a large way. Rock music started in the 1950 s with various small bands such as Bill Haley and Elvis Presley. These pioneers of modern music drew a larger crowd at each show, and soon, rock music would be in the ears of almost every American. Rock and roll contributes many things back to people when they listen to it. It gives people things like a change to let out anger or aggression. One thing that happened when people listened to this...
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Stress Hormones Mozart Music
631 wordsThe latest research demonstrates that music therapy has a variety of healing effects. A study was conducted on three separate coronary care units in hospitals. One group received only standard care, the second group practiced a form of meditation, and the third group listened to sedative classical and popular music. The patients who received only the standard care all showed high levels of stress hormones in their blood, and rapid heart rates. These are both undesirable reactions that can impair...
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Walt Disneys Classical Music
1,426 wordsFantasia is a truly unique movie that combines beautiful music with interpretive animation. The movies music is exquisite but one would expect no less form the Philadelphia Orchestra who, at the time, specialized in such classical works as preformed in this movie. The songs were written well but one would also expect this because they were written by musical geniuses such as Mozart and Bach and are some of their more popular works. There is no disputing these two things but what of Disneys inter...
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1,610 wordsThere resounds a proverbial question, ? If a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear, does it make a sound as it falls? ? Capricious as this query may appear I have had occasion to entertain just such a notion when, as a youth, I found an exploratory journey down a deep wood? s path abruptly halted by the greeting of an enormous fallen tree. The colossal obstacle lay across my path and presented itself a motionless, silent guardian that protected that which lay beyond from my further...
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396 wordsNINE BEETHOVEN SYMPHONIES Out of all musical artists known today, Ludwig Van Beethoven is right at the top of popularity and stardom. Though his life didn? t start this way, as did Mozart? s, Beethoven increased in knowledge and musical ability as he was taught by some of the best composers of his time. Beethoven? s child life was not a very happy one in many circumstances. His father, Johann, even though being a singer in the Electoral Chapel in Bonn, Germany, where Beethoven was born, had a ne...
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466 wordsOne of the Chopin Chopin One of the most profoundly original composers in history, Frederic Chopin was not at all a traditional Romantic musician; in fact, most of his music defines a separate category all its own. Born in Zelazowa Will, a small city near Warsaw, Poland on February 22, 1810, Chopin first studied the piano at the Warsaw School of Music, and was quite proficient on that instrument by his early teens. He played his first public concert at age 7, and was a published composer at 15. ...
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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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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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Musical Composition Classical Period
632 wordsThe classical period (1750? 1810) 1750? 1810 is what we call the classical period, and really any music not composed in this era is not classical music. Most of the well known classical composers come from this time such as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven who I have written about know. Here are some short biographies of their lives. Franz Josef Haydn (1732 - 1809) In Haydn? s life he wrote 108 symphonies for 36 weeks starting when he was 27. Most, if not all of Haydn? s music was inspired such as hi...
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Johann Sebastian Bach One Of The Greatest
269 wordsChris Kouffman February 11, 1997 Period 7 Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was a musical composer of the late 17 th and early 18 th centuries. He was one of the greatest composers of all time. He was born in Eisenach, Thuringia, in 1685. He spent his life in music and was known for his ability in that subject. At age 15, Bach got his first job as a court musician at Weimar. There he became known as a great organist. In 1717, the Prince of Cothen invited Bach to become Kappelmeister in...
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Compose Music Beethoven Time
326 wordsLudwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. He studied in Vienna under Mozart and Hayden. In Vienna he first made his reputation as a pianist and teacher, and he became famous quickly. At this time he composed many of his most popular works such as the Fifth symphony, the Emperor Concerto, the Eric and Pastoral symphonies, and his only opera Fidelio. Beethoven developed a completely original style of music, reflecting his sufferings and joys. His work forms a peak in the development of tonal...
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World A Better Place Make A Difference
467 wordsMan In The Mirror Written and composed by Siedah Garret and Glen Ballard. Performed by Michael Jackson, Featuring Siedah Garret, The Winans and The Andrew Crouch Choir. Man In The Mirror is a former number one single performed by musical pop sensation Michael Jackson. The theme of the song is easy to pick up when you have a look at the chorus Im starting with the man in the mirror. Im asking him to change his ways. And no message could have been any clearer. If you wanna make the world a better ...
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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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Romantic Period Literary Figures
421 wordsTHE ROMANTIC PERIOD The Romantic Period was a time when eighteenth century thinking changed from the world being viewed from the mind, to being viewed through the heart. This period was given its name by historians if the late 1800 s because all the attitudes and tendencies of eighteenth century classicism and rationalism were changed drastically. The Romantic Period not only influenced political and ideological matters, but also it showed great contrast from the literature and music featured du...
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