Analysis of the Yellow River Concerto
composed by Xian Xinghai, arranged by Yin Chengzhong
The Yellow River Piano Concerto was a gem of the Chinese culture in the 20th century, which was written in the Western...
The Piano Concerto
The development of keyboard music reached staggering new heights at the turn of the 18th century. It was during this time that the idea of the concerto became a very innovative and popular style of music which combined a large symphony setting and a virtuoso. With the growing
The Yellow River Piano Concerto
* Xian was born in 1905 in Pungu in China.
* He joined the communist party in 1938 where he composed the Yellow River Cantata.
* The Yellow River was considered by the Chinese as the cradle of China’s civilisation and its sorrow.
Mozart completed the Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488, in March 1786 and it is a graceful piece in three movements. It used a small orchestra with two flutes, two clarinets in A, two bassoons, and two horns in A, along with the usual string orchestra.
The first movement embodies the form calle
The Piano Lesson Analysis
A title of a work is carefully chosen to not only strike interest but also to give some sort of clue as to the significance of the work. In the case of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, the title, though a play on words, reveals how important the piano is to the...
The Violin Concerto Op.61: Third Movement (Rondo: Allegro) |
The third movement is built around the lively Rondo form (in which one main theme - the Refrain - is repeated in a cycle interspersed with different des) and also includes a number of classic Sonata features: the three-part symmetry,
Music Performance – Unit Three Outcome One and Two: Criteria One: Knowledge of Work Selected for Performance.
WORK: | Piano Quartet in Eb major Mvmt’1 Op.47 By Robert Schumann |
<Instrumentation: Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano>
Robert Alexander Schumann was a German Romantic compos
A piano sonata is a sonata of course written for a solo piano. Piano sonatas are usually written in three or four movements, although some piano sonatas have been written with a single movement (Scarlatti) two movements (Haydn), five (Brahms’ Third Piano Sonata) or even more movement
An application of Analysis of Beethoven’s ‘Pathetique’ piano sonata No. 8 inC minor, Op.13 with particular focus on musical features such as melody, thematic content, rhythm, form and structure, and harmony.
Bent states that analysis is the means of answering the question, how does it wor
Commentary – Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara
In Gabriel Okara’s poem, “Piano and Drums”, Okara expresses his feelings and thoughts of a primitive society in contrast to a western society. Being an African himself, and having studied in a western society, the poem reflects the confusion...
Birth: 1770 in Bonn, Germany
Death: 1827 in Vienna, Austria
Source: Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2nd ed. 17 Vols. Gale Research, 1998.
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Ludwig van Beethoven
A portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820
Ludwig van Beethoven (English pronunciation: /ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪtoʊvɨn/ (US), /ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪthoʊvɨn/ (UK); German: [ˈluːt.vɪç fan ˈbeːt.hoːfən] ( listen); baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827)
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A concerto (from the Italian: concerto, plural concerti or, often, theanglicised form concertos) is a musical composition usually composed in three parts or movements, in which (usually) one soloinstrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) isaccompanied by an orchest
The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was parallelled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beginning in the late 1790's, the increasing buzzing and humming in his ears sent Beethoven into a panic, searching for a cure fr
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Born to a drunkard father and an unhappy mother, the young Beethoven was subjected to a brutal training in music at the hands of his father, who hoped that the boy would prove to be another prodigy like Mozart. Failing in this, the young Beethoven nevertheless embraced music
Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg Germany on the seventh of May in 1833. His father, Johann Jakob Brahm moved to Germany several years earlier seeking a career as the town musician. He was proficient on several instruments but notably the horn and double bass. Johann married an older seamstress, C
Book Report: Ludwig van Beethoven
German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven, was born December 1770 and spent most of his life in Vienna, Austria. His first teacher was his alcoholic father, who worked as a musician at the Court of Bonn. Teaching him day and night, Ludwig suffered from hi