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  • MUSIC - 2195 Words
     UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI. CCS001: COMMUNICATION SKILLS. ASSIGNMENT. NAME: WAINAINA BRIAN NJUGUNA. REGISTRATION NUMBER: D33/34343/2013. MUSIC Music can be defined in many ways, but to summarize all the definitions, music can be defined as the art or science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or both to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of...
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  • music - 651 Words
    As a Dominican Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, Perico Ripiao, Mambo and many other typical music genres are a must know. I mean what Dominican doesn’t know about these music genres. I danced Bachata and Salsa with this girl at this party. I honestly don’t remember the occasion, must I say Dominicans party for any and every reason. The party was in front of my grandmother’s house and across from the local bodega. The moon shined bright in the sky illuminating the night and making it perfect for the...
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  • music - 442 Words
    2.09 POP Music: Review Questions and Critical Thinking Questions Jorge Gomez Nov. 13, 2013 Review Questions: 1. Popular music is any music since industrialization in the mid- 1800s that is in line with the tastes and preferences of the middle class. 2. Pop music uses themes that are short songs about love and other existing themes, a song that uses this theme...
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  • music - 1740 Words
    What Genre of Music is Most Popular in Teens and Why? What makes music popular? Over 90% of responses have said that 3 things make a good song. Those three factors are lyrics, a melody line and a catchy rhythm (Forum.emusictheory.com, 2014). My survey I created has reached a result to this question that most people said that the best type of music is the one with the most meaning. They said that the lyrics of the song make it good because they like that it has meaning and songs without...
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  • music - 297 Words
    Music is one of the most important and powerful things in our life. Our life without melodies and harmonies would be totally empty. Listening to and playing different tunes helps us to de-stress, relax and it can also help to motivate us in trying times it is like the memoirs to our life as it has been there throughout everything with us. I believe music has the ability to convey all sorts of emotion. Whether the emotion is joy and happiness or sadness and despair through rhythms, harmonies and...
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  • Music and A - 1034 Words
    [pic] |Enjoyment of Music 2012 CSUF Study online at quizlet.com/_8cnf0 | | |1.|12 | |How many major scales are there in Western music? | |2.|active | |In Western music, dominant and subdominant chords are called _______ chords: | |3.|additive meter | |A grouping of beats that adds up to a larger overall pattern is called: | |4.|binary...
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  • Music - 391 Words
    Music From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). [pic] |Music | |[pic] | |A painting on an Ancient Greek vase depicts a music lesson (c. 510 BC). | |Medium |Sound | |Originating culture...
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  • Music - 626 Words
    Unit Tests There will be three parts to each exam. 1) A multiple-choice area based on listening examples that will be played more than once during the exam; 2) A multiple-choice section that is essentially a converted matching section where you will need to match up terms with their definitions; 3) Another multiple-choice area, in this case not based on actual listening examples. A very large percentage of the exam’s questions can be found at the website that goes with our...
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  • Music - 558 Words
    Learning to perform music develops many skills in a student; music affects people intellectually, emotionally, physically, personally and socially. The theory of music is an intellectual skill, governed by physics yet guided by how humans perceive sound. Music theory is more often taught in a classroom setting similar to other school subjects, although its lessons permeate (and assist) musical performance as well. Emotionally, no subject matches music in its expressive breadth. The...
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  • Music - 504 Words
    Music is a way of life, it is all around us. It can influence who you are and how you go about your daily lives. Music can manipulate the emotions in a powerful way, which can sometimes determine your mood and your conscience. Sometimes different cultures adapt different music into their lifestyle. Example, Reggae is usually listened to by the Black Caribbean Community. Their music is relaxed and optimistic, as is their lifestyle. The style of music quite often reflects the culture. Music in the...
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  • Music - 680 Words
    1 21 November, 2013 MUS31-04 Middle Ages and the Baroque Period Music What is music? According to the definition, music is the art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. As we know, music had become a controversial topic throughout the world. Everyone knows music, everyone heard of music. Music represents our feeling, and used throughout the world. Music has been divided into...
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  • Music - 1383 Words
    I had never listened a outside life concert before, so it was the first time I went to outside to enjoy a life concert last Friday. I was very exicted because I never have opportunity to enjoy a outside life concert before and I have no idea about how it works, so I think it is very mystiftication. The style of this concert is Jazz, and there are six main instruments of this concert, including, drum, saxphone, trumpet, piano, trombone and violoncello. These six instruments combine together and...
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  • Music - 972 Words
    Type of Concert: Pau Hana; Music and Dance from Asia and the Pacific General reaction: Overall, I was somewhat impressed with the majority of the performances. There were many different instruments, costumes, and music expressing the different cultures. There were a few musical instruments that seemed out of the ordinary, and also wasn’t very pleasing to the ears, but they did a great job. The UH students in the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Hawaiian music courses performed at this concert....
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  • Music - 839 Words
    The moment I realized music is what I would want to do for the rest of my life. The first open-mic of my life. I'm so nervous that my hands won't stop shaking. Its funny because before it actually got to this point, I was telling everyone in a fit of joy how I had finally got my first show and how they should come and support me. The sign-up sheet finally comes out and I hesitantly write my name on it knowing that I wasn't even down ('done' instead of 'down') writing the song I was about to...
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  • Music - 1861 Words
    Presentation Assalamualaikum and a very good morning to my fellow friends, and mostly to our lecturer Sir Fazlul Haque b Hj. Kamarudin. Today, on this fine morning, I would like to present to you a public speech about 'Music helps us to express every kind of emotion and can induce multiple responses.' Music. We hear it almost every day. No matter where we are, music will always be played either on the radio or just by humming a tune. Did you know that music started as early as the Paleolithic...
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  • Music - 1197 Words
    Music is an important and extremely useful tool in the way we learn and to deny its power is a waste of a truly wonderful resource” (Kristian David Olson). Though some would look at music as a small footnote in the progression of humanity, it is in fact a much greater force; for some, it defines their very existence. The fact is, music is a driving force in society; it has been present since the dawn of man. The average person spends several hours a day listening to music, whether they see it as...
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  • MUSIC - 514 Words
    The Advantages of Music Music is one form of entertainment. Today, there are many types that people can enjoy listening. Different artists also use different kinds of instruments to create wonderful songs. However, music is not merely for entertainment since it has many other benefits. Studies show that when pregnant women have time listening to music, they are helping their babies’ brain development. Experts say that when these babies grow up, they are smarter than others. Music can also...
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  • Music - 780 Words
    Music comes from the Ancient Greek muses, who were the nine goddesses of art and science. Music actually began around 500 B.C. when Pythagoras experimented with acoustics and how math related to tones formed from plucking strings. The main form of music during the Middle Ages was the Gregorian chant, named for Pope Gregory I. This music was used in the Catholic Churches to enhance the services. It consisted of a sacred Latin text sung by monks without instrumentation. The chant is...
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  • Music - 1155 Words
    Music is a form of art among many different cultures and ranges of social context around the world. Music is not something you need a lot of money for; or even very little money for. They have free stations and apps with now day technology that allows you to enjoy music with no cost. It does not matter if you have no experience about rhythm, beat, or tone. Music is purely the entertainment of enjoying something that can bring us all together. There are many different genres of music and it can...
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  • Music - 986 Words
    Humanities 100 5/6/13 Music is the Story of our lives Music can consistently be heard from classroom 208 at Stanley Middle School in San Diego, California. Mr. Phillip Marcus is the music teacher there. When I went to Stanley the music program was just starting to bud. Mr. Marcus was only teaching part time at Stanley and part time at University City High School. I enrolled in band for sixth grade, not knowing what to expect or realizing that this teacher would change the way I think...
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  • Music - 409 Words
    Listening Log 1. 1-1 Second Sura of the Qu’ran, al’bogara (Islamic recitation) Composer: Musee d’ethnographie Where: Mevlevi Sufi, Turkey How does the piece function in its native culture? This is the call to prayer for the Muslim religion. This is not considered music. It’s a form of melodic religious expression. - Musiqu: a category encompassing genres that may elicit negative associations of secular musical practice. - Quran:...
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  • Music - 573 Words
    We are surrounded by music everyday. No matter where we go, whether in the grocery, the mall or even school, there is music constantly playing. Music is an important and extremely useful tool which in a way that we can learn and to deny its power is a waste of a truly wonderful resource. Music is a human activity which involves structured, audible, sounds and also used for artistic, entertainment or ceremonial purpose. Music is a driving force in society, it has been present since the dawn of...
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  • Music - 681 Words
    Adebayo Adewunmi Mrs.Loput ENC0025 10/18/12 Musical Yin Yang Ever since I can remember I’ve always had a passion for music and not a day goes by that I don’t listen to it. Music not only carries me throughout my daily routine, I believe it runs through my veins in which it has affected my life in positive and negative ways. Although, there are some similarities in the ways that I am affected negatively and positively, there are some distinct differences that make music a...
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  • Music - 646 Words
    Introduction Texture is one of the basic elements of music. When you describe the texture of a piece of music, you are describing how much is going on in the music at any given moment. For example, the texture of the music might be thick or thin, or it may have many or few layers. It might be made up of rhythm only, or of a melody line with chordal accompaniment, or many interweaving melodies. Below you will find some of the formal terms musicians use to describe texture. Suggestions for...
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  • MUSIC - 582 Words
    Do you have a favorite song? Do you remember what you were doing when you last listened to the song? The common known function of music is that it can change people’s mood, an upbeat song gets people going, a sad song makes people cry , however music can do a lot more than that to our brains and bodies. Actually, listening to music can stimulate your brain, which make people recall memories from long time ago and even change people’s body temperature. Also, music can enhance people’s athletic...
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  • music - 852 Words
    Good morning,everyone! It’s my pleasure to be here to show my presentation to all of you. Music As is known to us all,music is such a broad topic to interpret that I can not introduce it to you in detail, so today I just talk about music in my eyes. Here comes the first question:Do you like music? Many people like music.There are many different types of music all over the world: Classical music,Folk music,Soft music,Light music,Blues, Country music, Children'...
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  • Music - 569 Words
    Music is found in every known culture, past and present, varying wildly between times and places. Since all people of the world, including the most isolated tribal groups, have a form of music, it may be concluded that music is likely to have been present in the ancestral population prior to the dispersal of humans around the world. Consequently music may have been in existence for at least 50,000 years and the first music may have been invented in Africa and then evolved to become a...
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  • Music - 518 Words
    Piano Is My LIfe My name is Eric Valencia and I began playing piano three and a half years ago. I never had any interest in playing piano, although I loved hearing it. My grandmother passed away december of 2008 and I was deeply saddened by this event. My music history teacher in high school played a few pieces for us from the classical period. I remember hearing the Marriage of figaro, Moonlight sonata, Don Giovanni, and a few others, but Moonlight sonata grabbed my...
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  • music - 402 Words
    Music in different cultures English from this country has changed a lot over the years, mainly due to changes in technology. Starting with cave men making instruments from sticks and rocks, having people playing harpsichord to nowadays where people are able to either play music on an instrument themselves or create it on a computer. Due to a slow advance of technology in some places in Africa, the tribes over their have kept pretty traditional sticking to music on drums, harp like...
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  • Defination of Music - 462 Words
    Merriam-webster.com/dictionary/music defines music as “the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity; vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody, or harmony; an agreeable sound. About.com, Music education says “what sounds like music to one may not to another.” There are many ways to define music, but one thing is certain, music is universal, yet relative and...
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  • Learning & Music - 1646 Words
    Music facilitates learning in other subjects and enhances skills that children use in other areas. “A music-rich experience for children of singing, listening, and moving is really bringing a very serious benefit to children as they progress into more formal learning,” says Mary Lurhtisen, the executive director of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation, a non-profit association that promotes the benefits of making music. The process of making music takes a lot more than...
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  • The Elements of Music - 515 Words
    Analyzing the elements of music is very important in order to play the music with feeling and understanding. The first element is melody. In the first seven bars of the Hallelujah Chorus, the melody is in the soprano with the notes D A B A. From 4'33", There was not exactly a melody in this piece, but since everybody is silent, you could hear many sounds that you do not normally focus on. On the recording I listened to, I heard a melody of the audience coughing, sniffing, whispering, and...
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  • Effects of Music - 6150 Words
    Music and Its Effects on Our Emotions: Can Music Really Change Your Mood? Music can control a much larger part of your life than most people would like to believe. Music can affect us in ways in which we're not even aware of, and for this reason, music is simply amazing. There is a large number of studies behind music. Not even just the typical music you hear on the radio or that you download from the Internet, but any sounds and the way they can affect your mood and reflect your personallity....
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  • Music and Concert - 753 Words
    http://uwp.aas.duke.edu/wstudio Concert Review Genre of a Concert Review A concert review describes a concert’s overall structure - including its music, musicians, venue, time, and location - and attempts to place the concert in a larger context by comparing it to other concerts. For your readers to grasp the atmosphere and quality of the concert, you should try to capture the entire scene in your review and also include your own evaluation. Actions to Take To write a concert review, you will...
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  • Indian Music - 398 Words
    INDIAN MUSIC Indian music is the oldest unbroken musical tradition in the world. It is considered the most intricate musical system that contained highly development polyrhythms, delicate nuances, ornamentation and microtone. The center of Indian music lies in the imaginative melodies and improvised rhythmic patterns created by Indian composers. There are important aspects from the ‘heart; of the musical tradition of India. 1. Guru - Teaches students to be humble towards elders or those are...
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  • music sampling - 1268 Words
    Music Sampling Music sampling is a clever way for artist to produce songs that demonstrates their admiration of other artists by integrating part of their music into their own. Music sampling is not new, sampling started in the 1940s when composers and artists would use someone else’s music to create their own piece of music without asking the original artist for permission or giving the proper credit. Due to music sampling, in today’s society we have a variety of music genres. Sampling...
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  • elements of music - 734 Words
    Saraswati Ramdeo ELEMENTS OF MUSIC 1. Melody It refers to the tune of a song or piece of music. It is the memorable tune created by playing a succession or series of pitches. Melody is regarded as “horizontal” because notes are read from left to right. In a song a melody is repeated throughout the entire composition. As the melody progresses, the pitches may go up or down slowly or quickly. Melodies are often described as being made up of phrases. A musical phrase is actually a lot like a...
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  • THE PURPOSE OF MUSIC - 1112 Words
    THE PURPOSE OF MUSIC Music has a number of purposes and it has been used throughout the world for centuries. Our fore-parents have had the pleasure of listening to, and probably being a part of the use of music, although the music we know today may not necessarily be what they used long ago. Music way back from our ancestors may have entailed the use of rocks, sticks etc. Drums were later introduced and as time went on we have the pleasure of having instruments like guitars, violins, piano,...
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  • Power of Music - 646 Words
    Music can unite and music can drive apart. Where does music get its power and effect? My music allows me to disappear and become part of a body that dances to the same rhythm; while at the same time makes me an individual in the midst of rhythms that don’t tickle my fancy. My music liberates me from the chains of the norm and the acceptable, it allows me to express myself in a way that can only be done through music; I love music. All through history it’s been discovered that people have always...
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  • Music in Animation - 781 Words
    Music in cartoons has been very prominent since animation became popular. It is used to accomplish many different things in a scene. It can speak for characters that can’t or won’t speak, set tempo, set the time period, be sound effects, and make the scene interesting. The use of music in animation has changed over the years, but it has always played a prominent part in the success of the film. Tom and Jerry cartoons use music so much, that without it the cartoon would be completely...
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  • Pop Music - 418 Words
     The Center for Popular Music For information on specific research collections: Sheet music and Broadsides Rare books Sound recordings Periodicals Reading room collection Archives Music Trade Catalogs Posters Playbills and Programs Photographs Background: The Center's collection documents the diversity of American music. We take as our starting point the European and African origins of American culture, selecting items which document the music of our national vernacular...
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  • Music Decline - 540 Words
    Having a ball; what’s working in music The music industry has not only undergone evolution; but revolution. Spanning multiple generations, it has transformed from spinning black discs to downloadable versions. Not only have the product and music styles changed over time; but also many of the artists’ focus. Artists of today sing a different tune when it comes to their livelihoods. However, regardless of dwindling purchasing song sales and concert tickets, the music industry remains alive...
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  • Experimental Music - 1029 Words
    Myers Beaird MUSC109: Intro to Experimental Music Final Exam/Response Question Fall 2013 In the words of John Cage, “I compose music. Yes, but how? I gave up making choices. In their place I put the asking of questions.” Just having performed John Cage’s Musicircus, I found it only fitting to relate my own piece to the excerpt above. What questions did I have prior to developing the piece? I was curious about the sounds that could be created if I were to amplify the situation of shaving...
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  • Music Speaks - 360 Words
    MUSIC SPEAKS How does music speak to you? Music speak on its own as if without being wanted to. It reaches out and touches every dream. Music varies to style but all of them brings a message to believe that the pain will go away, also that you’d be whoever you want to be. Being different is a blessing that you are who you are, and that there is no one better. No matter what we see in life or no matter what the heartache, there’s a song to pull us through. Whenever I cant breathe, I can...
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  • The Power of Music - 600 Words
    The Power of Music Music has the power to cause emotions to well up within us. These feelings are gripping - often irresistible - and seem to emerge from nowhere. These feelings colour our moods, affect our perceptions and generate a behavioral pattern. The indisputable fact about music is its power to evoke emotions. Is there anyone, for whom, music is completely emotional - neutral? Music has the ability to inevitably tap the still, mysterious deep well of our emotions. However, music can...
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  • The Power of Music - 1357 Words
    Music is the expression of emotion through the medium of sound. From the very first moment a human heard a songbird and endeavored to recreate that beauty, or beat on a hollow log and found the rhythm compelling, music has become the most powerful freedom given by God. Music, in itself, is a characteristic common and unique to all cultures throughout the world. Every culture in history includes music as an important part of everyday life. Music, as a part of culture, will most often have...
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  • What is Music - 358 Words
    Jacob Moss MUS 1030-022 TED Talk 2-24-15 It is hard to really understand the “what” and “how” of today’s modern music with out stepping back and looking at it from a point of view of society as a whole. The “what” is still the same as in centuries past, which is "simply” the process of understanding the complex world of the human conscience. However, the “how” has recently changed due to instant global connectivity unfortunately making the answer: to do so in the quickest manner possible....
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  • Music and History - 376 Words
    Music History and Appreciation 1 Journal #1 MUS K101 T2 Hildegard von Bingen “Play of Virtues” At the beginning of the song, it wasn't singing instead she was talking. Then she started to sing right after she was done talking. I couldn't follow the translation because it sounded like Latin or French. I kept listening to it over and over but I couldn't understand what the words meant. She does have the most beautiful voice though. She sounds like an opera singer. I noticed when she...
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  • Effects of Music - 540 Words
    Effects of Music Music is one of the most prominent forms of communication. It is used in every situation to set a tone, alter moods, change attitudes, and affect behavior. The right song can make or break the scene in a movie or set a romantic mood at a restaurant. Music is one of the most expressionistic forms of media known to society. As a result, music influences every aspect of society –with each generation forming a radically different opinion. The media, parents, and cynics want to...
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  • Hindustani Music - 2685 Words
    Hindustani Music Music is a fact of life that we take for granted. A child starts crooning tunes long before learning to speak. From the beginning to the end of our life, we come across, appreciate and listen attentively to the form of music that appeals to us most. And unless one has an extremely inquisitive disposition, one naturally ignores investigation into something that permeates our daily routine from start to finish. I am attempting here to explore the North Indian music (Hindustani...
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  • Romanticism in Music - 1642 Words
    Romanticism Romanticism was an artistic movement that took place from the nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Drastic changes in the arts took place over the course of this time period. During this movement, much emphasis was placed on emotion and imagination in the arts. Prior to the Romantic Period, music had been seen more as recreation and njoyment than as an integral part of culture. The term "Romanticism" was first used in England and Germany in reference to a form of...
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  • Evolution of Music - 351 Words
    Trace the evolution of the music known as "bop" or "bebop" from the swing era of the 1930s and early 40s, into the 1950s. What developments and artists in the swing era were a precursor to bop? Is Bop a reaction to the swing/ big band style? Why or why not? What are the principle differences between bop and the typical music of the swing/big band era. Name 3 pioneers of the bop style, and why they are significant in the history of jazz. Bebop came from swing it did not suddenly appear but...
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  • Classical Music - 471 Words
    Thomas Classical Music Report 10/18/2006 Dear Friend, I attended a classical music concert recently at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. The collection of artists seated uniformly by size of instrument went by the name of Seattle Symphony. The grand orchestra was mainly an older group and were dressed to occasion wearing black outfits. The conductor, Zuckerman, also played the violin in a primary position. It was very interesting how he...
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  • Music outline - 832 Words
    Introduction a. Ask the audience to stand if they think that music can affect their life. b. The audience will learn that music can be the best way to boost their mood. c. See how many people stand and start from that fact. Use some statistic, tell some facts taken from my sources. Title: How Music Affects our Life. gg Transitions: a. I will use signposts that show how people use music in different situations. b. Recap from sources....
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  • Classical Music vs. Rock Music
    Classical Music vs. Rock Music As I grew up my dad had some rules that everyone that wanted to live in the house had to follow. One of those rules was that every individual growing in the house had to learn how to play an instrument. When I was growing up, I loved to listen to rock music and used to imagine myself playing the guitar so I told my dad I wanted to play the guitar and he enrolled me in a classical guitar class. Let me tell you something I had to learn the hard way, classical...
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  • What Is Music - 572 Words
    Cassandra P. Dela Pena March 16,2012 second year justice Music 1.What is music? Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. It’s common element are pitch, rhythm, dynamics and sound of timbre and texture. Sometimes music is a work of art it can be a fine art, performing art, auditory art. Fine art is a visual art considered to...
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  • The Effects of Music - 2043 Words
    Music can be heard from headphones, television commercials, blaring car speakers; it echoes throughout department stores, elevators, hospitals, and even in classrooms. Obviously we live in a very musically active culture where most every activity that we do is accompanied by some essence of music. Although the topic of “music” can be rather broad, this paper will focus on the way an individual should interact with music and will feature the benefits music can have overall. These benefits will...
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  • Music : Expressionism - 706 Words
     'Peripetie' from five orchestral pieces is an atonal (no significant key signature) Expressionist piece of music written by Austrian composer Schoenberg (who is associated with the expressionist movement of the early twentieth century and was the founder of the second Viennese school of music). It was composed in 1909, written for a big orchestra, made up of mainly flutes oboes clarinets and bassoons. Additionally some other brass instruments and percussion play in the piece such as...
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  • Baroque Music - 429 Words
    Baroque Music Opera was the new musical form of the Baroque period and it was very expressive of the baroque cultural values. By then end of the operatic form was stylized into a recipe, including improbable plots, small motivations for the characters, and magical transformations, which were signs of opera’s baroque nature. Oprheus united drama, dance, elaborate stage mechanisms, and scenery with music. Johann Sebastian Bach was one artist whose greatest legacy was religious music. His...
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  • Introduction to Music - 698 Words
    Lillian Hikmah Professor Kevin Cummines Intro to Music 21 November 2013 Applied Questions 2: 1. Discuss the use of music in Catholic and Protestant worship practice, from the development of polyphony, through the music of J.S. Bach. In so doing, discuss the shift in responsibility for musical development from the Catholic Church to the Lutheran Church. During the middle Ages, the Catholic Church was the sole contributor to musical development. The music of the early church was monophonic, and...
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  • The Unique of Music. - 488 Words
    PUBLIC SPEAKING INFORMATIVE SPEECH SPEECH OUTLINE Topic: The unique of music. General purpose: To inform. Specific purpose: To inform my audience the benefits of music therapy to people with psychological disabilities. Central idea: There are two benefits of music therapy to people with psychological disabilities which are music marks the brain and music can be a powerful tool to relieve stress. Major idea: 1. The first benefits is music marks the brain. 2. The second...
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  • Music As A Religion - 596 Words
    Professor Rosecliffe Joshua Mendiola English 49 MW 27 October 2014 Music as a Religion It’s there at your best and worst. It’s there all your life. There are many variations but when broken down they’re all similar. Many are Catholic while others are Buddhists. Some like Rock while others like Classical music. It forms friendships and brings people together. Music is there for others when they’re in need of support, gets people out of poverty/misery and connects the world. ...
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  • Music Analysis - 411 Words
    The song ‘Wind beneath my wings’ was written in 1982 by Jeff Silbar and Larry Henley and was first originally recorded by Roger Whittaker. In the movie ‘Beaches’ the song is used, however it was re-recorded to perform a female rendition by Bette Midler. Bette Midler’s interpretation of ‘Wind beneath my wings’ is more suited to the atmosphere captured in the movie ‘Beaches’ through the analysis of the musical elements, timbre, dynamics, duration and compositional devices. The timbre in Bette...
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  • Classical Music - 731 Words
    The classical music period coincided with a revolution in thought called the age of enlightenment, which focused on the search for intellectual freedom. Unlike the preceding Baroque music which emphasized textural intricacy, classical music is characterized by it's near obsession with structural balance and clarity, however many other elements were integral to forming the musical foundations for the Classical period. The music of this era began with a pre-classical, somewhat transitional...
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  • Film and Music - 399 Words
    There is no question that use of the soundtrack in films has powerful role and can often be as complicated to incorporate as the image on the screen. This because the function of music in films is to tell the audience how to feel, it sets a tone and creates a mood from one moment to the next. For this reflection, I choose to share “The Pianist” one of my favorite films and one I thought tied well to this week’s reflection. The Pianist follows the dramatically moving story of a Polish-Jewish...
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  • Classification of Music - 1209 Words
    Classification of Music People judge one another on a variety of aspects, whether it is the clothes they wear or the people they socialize with. I believe that there are many different things that affect all these aspects, things that create our individual personality. The most major influence on an individual's personality is the music he or she listens to. Music affects the individual's behavior, actions, the way he or she thinks, wears and even the way the individual will speak. These...
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