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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Verdi Verdi's Opera
328 wordsVerdi, Giuseppe (1813 - 1901), was an Italian operatic composer. He was raised as a duchy. He was born on October 10, 1813, in Roncole. Verdi first studied music in the town of Busseto. In 1832 Verdi was rejected to study with the Milan Conservatory because of his age. He became the pupil of composer Vincenzo Latina. Then returned to Busseto in 1833 as conductor. At the age of 25 Verdi again went to Milan. His first opera, Oberto, was produced at La Scala with some success in 1839. His next work...
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Esta Noche Tu Vendras Esta Noche Tu Group
1,022 wordsLos Invasores de Nuevo Leon is a norteno band, wherein the accordionist, Javier Rios initiated in 1978, in Monterrey, N. L. , Mexico, where the accordion music is inseparable from the Norteno tradition. However the group didnt started playing professionally until 1980 when they obtained the vocalist and acoustic guitarist, Lalo Mora. The career of the Invaders, at the beginning was harsh. In an interview with Mora he mentioned, At the beginning the group had financial problems, but with Gods ble...
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Divine Comedy Seven Hundred
980 words... owning them for their opposition to the Emperor. He even sent a letter to Henry, rebuking him for his delay, and urging him to proceed at once against the rebellious city (Gardner 3). Dantes hopes were brought to an abrupt end in 1313 with the death of Henry in Siena. One positive outcome of Dantes exile was that it produced his most enduring work. His epic masterpiece The Divine Comedy was probably begun about 1307, and completed shortly before his death. The work is divided into three sect...
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Creative Mind Gale Group
1,022 wordsThe Muse Award should be given to one who goes about something in different and original ways. This award is for one who expresses them self individually, as creativity is the way an individual solves a problem or creates something. It isnt an innate ability, but the truly creative are those drawn to their field by a drive that naturally pushes them deeper and beyond. Creativeness plays a very big role in the arts. Creativity must be unique and original, while to society, art has to be relevant ...
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Double And Multiple Stopping Passages In Double And Multiple Violin
1,079 words... Paganini's artistry in composition and performance were tinted by "rose-colored memories." There is nothing "rose-colored" in the genius of such contemporaries of Paganini as Schubert, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Chopin, Schumann, Berlioz and others, whose reports claim his total mastery as a composer and genius as a performer in absolute terms. It is important to understand Paganini's music in the context of his cultural heritage and his enthusiastic adherence to traditional compositional values. H...
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Back To Vienna Ninth Symphony Beethoven
582 wordsBEETHOVEN Ludwig van Beethoven was born 1770 in Bonn Germany. His mother was a singer in the service; his father was a court musician that had little motivation and a drinking problem. His father noticed that Beethoven had a gift at a young age, and began teaching him piano and violin. But Beethoven was a hard learner, he was self-involved and impatient. This probably led to why he was a loner and why he only went to academic school for three years. Beethoven's father wasn't the only one who saw...
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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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Prix De Rome One Act
756 wordsGeorges Bizet Carmen Georges Bizet Georges Bizet was born in Paris on October 25 th, 1838. He was trained by his parents, who were musical, and admitted to the Paris Conservatoire just before his tenth birthday. There he studied counterpoint with Zimmerman and Gounod and composition with Hal vy, and under Marmontels tuition he became a brilliant pianist. Bizet's exceptional powers as a composer are already apparent in the products of his Conservatoire years, notably the Symphony in C, a work of ...
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Music Chopin Piano
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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Antonio Salieri Hard Worker
610 wordsIt is hard to believe that the death of a man can remain unknown for several centuries. It is even harder to believe that the death of one of the greatest composers of all time, is indeed that. That composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was a child prodigy. He performed for royalty, wrote and composed symphonies, and learn to play the violin and organ without instruction all before he ever reached the age of seven. Mozart was truly blessed with a gift from God to hear the music before he ever wrote...
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1397 1474 Dufay 1397 1474 Cambrai
218 words(1397 - 1474) Dufay was Dufay Guillaume Dufay (1397 - 1474) Dufay was born near Cambrai in the year 1397; by the mid- 1420 was becoming the most famous composer in Europe. The outline of his career began to take on greater clarity by 1428 when he was appointed to the Papal Choir, where he remained until 1433 In the 1430 s, Dufay is associated with some of the most important musical events in Italy, in Ferrara, Savoy, and Florence. In the 1440 he returned to Cambrai to take up one of his absentee...
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Wanted To Find Duke Ellington
1,035 wordsDuke Ellington In a time when music was going through a transformation from a ragtime style to a jazz-blues fusion, Duke Ellington was there to add his own style. There may have been many more decorated composers and musicians, but Duke Ellington revolutionized the way music was written, and in the eyes of many, has earned the title of being the great American Composer. (Williams, 51) Brought up in a modest environment, Ellington never finished high school but instead went on the road to begin h...
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1920 And 1930 Harlem Renaissance
1,324 wordsDuke Ellington and the Harlem Renaissance: The term Harlem Renaissance refers to an artistic, cultural, and social time of writing about race and the African Americans place in American life during the early 1920 s and 1930 s. It is hard to put a specific time and date in terms of social criticism, protest and political advancements, because of the fact that it took a long time for it all to develop. Overall, the Harlem Renaissance was a time of African Americans expressing talent and ideas, and...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Marriage Of Figaro
629 wordsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27 th, 1756. He was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Part. Leopold was a very successful composer, violinist, and the assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. Mozart showed musical talent at a very young age. By age five he was composing minuets. And at age six he played before the Bavarian Elector and the Austrian Empress. His father taught him, but said teaching Wolfgang was hard because he knew so much already. His father wa...
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Concerto In F Minor Concerto In F Chopin
1,216 wordsFrederic Francois Chopin, one of the greatest composers of all time, was born in Zelazowa Will, near Warsaw on February 22, 1810. His father was a Frenchman who had lived in Poland for many years and his mother was Polish and of noble birth. He loved to play music, even as a small child. Before he even knew how to write down his ideas, he started to compose music. He took piano lessons when he was 6 years old from a Czech teacher named Wojceich Zywny, who used to base his teaching on Bach and Mo...
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Published His First George Gershwin
1,284 wordsGeorge Gershwin (1898 - 1937) George Gershwin, born in Brooklyn, New York on 26 September 1898, was born the second of four children of Morris and Rose Gershovitz, Russians who immigrated to New York in 1891. George and his family lived on Manhattans lower east side in a poor Jewish community. After settling down in New York, his father changed the family name to Gershwin. It was George who later altered his last name to Gershwin when he entered the professional world of music. Most of his famil...
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20 Th Century Rite Of Spring
448 wordsQuestion 1 Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky was one of the greatest composers of the 20 th century. The son of a famous bass singer at the Imperial Opera, Stravinsky showed little inclination to pursue a musical career, but while pursuing law studies in 1902, Stravinsky met Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, who advised him to study music instead. Stravinsky began studying with the famous Russian composer in 1903, and after Rimskys death in 1908, never had another teacher. Stravinsky's early works caught the im...
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Politics Rarely Attracts Original Minds Politics Rarely Attracts Conductors
669 wordsAs a composer, Igor Stravinsky knew many conductors. Later, he wrote an essay about them. What could he write about them? What would your typical composer have to say about conductors? Surprisingly, when Stravinsky wrote about conductors he became very critical. Sarcasm and mockery permeate throughout the passage when he discusses them. Stravinsky uses a few schemes to convince his reader of the conductors insignificance. First, the language Stravinsky uses in his passage is very caustic. In a f...
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Stock Market Crash One Of The Most Important
1,314 wordsThe 1920 s was a huge decade for the phenomena known as " Jazz" . Due to the closing of the seaport in New Orleans, musicians were forced to travel up the Mississippi to find work. Two of the cities most affected by this move were Chicago and New York. Chicago was home primarily for New Orleans traditional music during the 1920 s. From this New Orleans style came four major types of jazz: Boogie-Woogie, Chicago Jazz, Urban Blues, and Society Dance Bands. Because of the ever-growing pop...
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