Name: Helena Gerritsen
Student ID: 04030453
Course: MA Mass Communication
Module: Researching Communications
Tutor: Dr Thomas Giagkoglou
Date: 23th of January 2006
Words: +/- 3000
Dance is a cultural and musical phenomenon that has gained a significant...
1.1 Backdrop of the study
The creation, performance, significance and even the definition of music vary according to culture and context. Music can be divided into genres and subgenres, although the dividing lines and relationships between music genres are often subtle, sometimes...
Throughout history the unspoken but highly evocative language of music has exerted powerful influences on individuals and societies alike. Felix Mendelssohn once remarked that music is more specific about what it expresses than words written about those expressions could ever be. That music has the...
Music of any period reflects, in its own way, some of the same influences, tendencies, and generative impulses that are found in the other arts of that time (Donna, 2005). Thus the word "baroque," usually used despairingly by eighteenth-century art critics to describe the...
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From Social Networking to Stardom
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In 2006, Californian vocalist Colbie Caillat was an aspiring singer-songwriter. Although her audio engineer father, Ken Caillat, coproduced one of the biggest selling albums of all time, Fleetwoo...
Development of Philippine Literature
According to Atienza, Ramos, Salazar and Nazal in their book Panitikang Pilipino, “true literature is a piece of written work which is undying. It expresses the feelings and emotions of people in response to his everyday efforts to live, to be happy...
Film Score Music
To say that music plays a large role in our society would not do
justice to one of the most important and popular art forms of yesterday and
today. We underestimate the effectiveness and power that music, in any form ,
can have over even the most insensitive of people. In almo...
Visualize in your head a rock band, and a rapper. What kind of clothes are they wearing. What lyric styles are they singing in? And what color are they? Ongoing stereotypes suggest that the rock band is a group of white musicians and the rapper would be black. However, examples from the past an...
Rap music is truly an American minority artist creation of which students need to be proud. Unfortunately, rap music is not perceived by many Americans as an art form, but as a fad which they hope will soon fade away. One of my intentions with my unit is to show that rap music is not a fad, but a mu...
Music is the most intangible art form. You cannot grasp or hold it, as you can other art forms. It is there for a minute, and it vanishes as soon as the last chord fades away. The great works of music are timeless. They remain with us after all the instruments have been packed away and the playe...
Popular music, or pop music', means music of the populace'. The term embraces all kinds of folk music which, originally made by illiterate people, were not written down.
The creation of a popular music that aims simply at entertaining large numbers of people is a product of...
"Jazz dance mirrors the social history of the American people, reflecting ethnic influences, historical events, and cultural changes" (Kraines, 2005,1). When I was younger I used to take dance....
April 21, 2005
Hum 101 Final
1. Describe how recent advancements in technology (since 1975 or so) have changed the arts and arts education.
Since 1975 or so there has been many changes in technology that have affected arts education. Advancements in technology such as the intern...
Though all 12 jurors are white men, they are a varied crew. They attempt to sit still around the heavy table at the centre of Allen Moyer's set, but in their passion keep leaping up to pace the room, mop their brows and peer out at an oppressively humid New York day. Relying on their analytic abilit...
The Sound and Music Industry Reference No:
Tutor: Adam Morris Assessor:
10/09/07 Completion Date:
18/11/07 Learning Hours: 60
This project assesses the following module Outcome(s)/Assessment Criteria:
39 The Sound an...
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History of European art music
Medieval (500 – 1400)
Renaissance (1400 – 1600)
Baroque (1600 – 1760)
Classical (1730 – 1820)...
THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURE IN ORGANIZATIONS:
(HOW TO ANTICIPATE AND TAKE ADVANTAGES FROM CULTURAL IMPACTS)
Table of Contents
Table of Content
1. Introduction 3
2. Chapter 1: The undertow of culture 4
3. Chapter 3: Interacting spheres of culture 6
4. On Studying Organizational Cult...
Music may be defined romantically as `the food of love' (Shakespeare) or more prosaically as `sound with particular characteristics' (Wikipedia), but it is undeniably a `vibrant artform' (Arts Council England) and one which touches more people, in more ways, than any other art form.
Music is an art form in which the medium is sound organized in time. Common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. The word derives from Greek μου...
Politics of Identity of Contemporary Dance in China
Borrowing the concept of ‘transculturation’ of Fernando Ortiz (via Taylor and Rogers), this report establishes an account on modern/contemporary dance[i] in postsocialist Chia society, posit...