Music Essay Examples

  • Andy Warhol

    1840 words - 8 pages

    Never before have I encountered more intriguing works of art than those done by Andy Warhol. I have been curious about his life ever since I saw his work in Milwaukee. I saw his famous work of the Campbell's Soup Can. By viewing this, one can tell he is not your average artist. I'm sure his life is full of interesting events that shaped him into who he was. As an artist myself, I would like to get to know the background of his life. I may then be able to appreciate his styles and understand why and how his works were created. His life is as interesting as his artistic masterpieces.

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    History Of Punk Rock

    1119 words - 5 pages

    Did you know that the first commercially successful punk band was the Sex Pistols? Then came groups like Black Flag, Husker Du, and Bad Brains. Punk was invented in Britain in the mid Seventies. The first American punk started in a New York club called CBGB's. CBGB's would attract a crowd of about 500 with its Sunday-afternoon hard-core matinees. The concerts would be over by a reasonable time so kids could get home to eat dinner with their parents. In this paper we will take a look at some history and aspects of punk roc

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    Music History

    1291 words - 6 pages

    Music has been a great influence in the lives of many people through lyrics and rhythm. There are many different styles that can be performed by either a male or female. Music has been around for many years and is constantly changing. Music has been divided into six periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Twentieth Century. Music is written in symbols that represent musical sounds. The system of written symbols is called Musical Notation. "The primary requirement of any notation is that it be suited to the music it represents (Gerboth)." The simplest texture of music

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    The Incomparable Blossom Dearie

    1343 words - 6 pages

    Hearing Blossom Dearie sing is a surreal experience. She is a vocalist who has a uniqueness, charm, and range unlike any other. A natural cabaret singer best suited to comedic songs and other"light"repertoire, Blossom can just as quickly turn around and draw you into the most aching, beautiful love song possible. She is the girl you fall in love with because her lyrics leave you with the impression that she too is in love, and you can not help but smile. A singer, pianist and songwriter, with a 'wispy, little-girlish' voice, Dearie is regarded as one of the great supper

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    Lucid Dreaming

    1021 words - 5 pages

    Ever have the feeling where you don't really know if you are dreaming or awake? That feeling of conscious awaking in you dreams where you are able to control yourself, your movements, and your wishes. This can be defined as lucid dreams. Roughly one-third of our lives we spend on sleeping, and significant amount of this time is spent on dreaming. So why not enjoy our dreams by controlling them, instead of letting dreams controlling us. The term "lucid", came from Frederik Van Eeden in 1913, he used it to define the sense of mental clarity. The definition of lucid dreaming is

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    History Of Punk Rock

    1119 words - 5 pages

    Did you know that the first commercially successful punk band was the Sex Pistols? Then came groups like Black Flag, Husker Du, and Bad Brains. Punk was invented in Britain in the mid Seventies. The first American punk started in a New York club called CBGB's. CBGB's would attract a crowd of about 500 with its Sunday-afternoon hard-core matinees. The concerts would be over by a reasonable time so kids could get home to eat dinner with their parents. In this paper we will take a look at some history and aspects of punk roc

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    Rock Music

    1193 words - 5 pages

    In this essay, I?m going to introduce to the reader a topic not touched a lot because of its complexity and its avoidance by conservative adults. This topic is, of course, Rock Music. During one week, I looked for information in the library and at my house, and from the information I gathered and my one knowledge about the topic, I?m going to lead the reader to a better understanding of Rock n? Roll. I chose to do Rock music because I can identify myself with it. Rock music is very complex. In fact "It?s stylistic scope is to broad to be encompassed by any single definition

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    Othello Battle Of Good Vs Evil

    1624 words - 7 pages

    "I am not what I am." What is Iago? -- as distinct from what he pretends to be -- and what are his motives? In Shakespeare's, Othello, the reader is presented the classic battle between the deceitful forces of evil and the innocence of good. It are these forces of evil that ultimately lead to the breakdown of Othello, a noble venetian moor, well-known by the people of Venice as a honourable soldier and a worthy leader. Othello's breakdown results in the muder of his wife Desdemona. Desdemona is representative of the good in nature. Good can be defined as forgiving, hones

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    The Connection Between Music And The Musician

    1921 words - 8 pages

    Music as defined by its legal definition in the dictionary is the art of arranging sounds in time as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, however, music is much more than this. Music is the aforementioned as well as the universal language that is understood by all persons no matter their race, color, creed, or gender. Music is also a form of self-expression that has been used by all musicians known to mankind, past, present, and future. Whether music is only a language or just a means of self-expression is let

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    The History Of Music

    1713 words - 7 pages

    Throughout history all cultures have been influenced by music. Since the Baroque period music has evolved and changed to meet the needs of the composers, listeners and of the culture as well. Ever since the monolithic chant of the previous millennia the western musical tradition been a mirror to the turmoil and the triumph in the European society. Influenced by religion, nationalism, geography, living conditions, imperialism, pragmatics, social mores, traditions, etc? western music has evolved into a mighty being that still will endure for centuries. Before the Baroque era

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    Othello Tragic Flaw

    1270 words - 6 pages

    In Shakespeare's "Othello", Iago carefully and masterfully entraps Othello into believing that his wife, Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. He does this through a series of suggestions and hesitations that entice and implant images in Othello's head that lead him to his demise. But what is more important is, he gives Othello the motive to murder his own innocent Desdemona, satisfying Iago's immense appetite for revenge. The motive for Iago's devious plan is initially made clear in the first of Iago's three major soliloquies, in which he proclaims Othello has had

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    Faust

    1305 words - 6 pages

    Part One Main article: Faust Part One The principal characters of Faust Part One include: * Heinrich Faust, a scholar, sometimes said to be based on the real life of Johann Georg Faust, or on Jakob Bidermann's dramatized account of the Legend of the Doctor of Paris, Cenodoxus * Mephistopheles, a Devil * Gretchen, Faust's love (short for Margaret; Goethe uses both forms) * Marthe, Gretchen’s neighbor * Valentin, Gretchen’s brother * Wagner, Faust's famulus Faust Part One is a complex story. It takes place in multiple settings,

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    Musical Math

    3241 words - 13 pages

    Mathematics, believe it or not, plays a crucial part in the creation of music. Whether it comes down to reading sheet music, actually creating a sound by blowing air into the instrument, strumming on strings, or pushing keys down, you are using math. Having a musical background would probably help in the understanding of why math is a very essential part of a musicians life. But even if there is no musical talent revealed, it is quite simple into understanding the basic mathematical problems and terms that help make making music possible. Before you can even start reading sheet music, you s

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    Thesis On Korn

    1081 words - 5 pages

    “ 1, 2, 3, and I come from the wicked style you know that I’m from the wicked crew, act like you knew....” Korn, the mere word means so much to so many people. They are one of the pioneers in today’s modern rock world. They’re also a band that many fans look to with their meaningful lyrics and awesome sound. Korn is by far the best modern rock band in music today due to their music, sound, lives, and performances. Out of the small town of Bakersfield, California, in the early nineties, came a sound. A faint whisper at first, it grew in force and intensity with time, unhindered by the yapping m

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    Meeting With The Ramon

    1113 words - 5 pages

    Act One sc. I(Set One: Outside in front of a Barber Shop. It is night time and the shop is closed. Then slowly, the lights come up on stage. Darleen waiting outside her car getting ready to meet Ramon for the first time in person. Darleen on the left and Ramon far to the right with Lil Sergio are walking towards to where Darleen is at.)Ramon: Hello Darleen, Its nice to finally meet you in person!(hugs Darleen nice and tight)Darleen: Oh my God I know! Wow Finally!(Says shaking)Ramon: Are you alright?Darleen: No, I mean its just that I cant believe this?Ramon: Cant believe what?Darleen: That I m

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    Rap Music And Where Its Going

    1793 words - 8 pages

    Rap Music is Dead   Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970s. Through performances at clubs and their promotion of rap, rap gained a great deal of popularity. The first song to ever have commercial success was “Rapper’s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 which brought rap music into the national spotlight. Rap music was created to bring a way for the African-American youth to express their feelings. Rap music became a huge success over the years and kept growing. With artists like Grandmaster Flash, LL Cool J, Tupac, Bigg

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    American Idol My Story

    1269 words - 6 pages

    American Idol – My Story On June 11th, 2002 American Idol became a major hit on reality television. It featured amateur singers trying to make what seems like their most precious dream come true. All these contestants had the dream of “attaining world renowned fame and stardom through the art of song”. American Idol is a musical competition which focuses on the various aspects of music and their genres. Each week themes are chosen by the producers of the show that will showcase superior vocalization. This gives the contestants an opportunity to select and present songs that embody the “

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    Effective Listening

    1490 words - 6 pages

    Listening is one of the most effective tools of communication; right next to speaking that is. However, if you don’t listen to everything the person is saying or if you don’t clarify what the other person IN the conversation is saying you may not get the full meaning of what they are saying. To become a better listener, you need to understand the four types of listening; passive listening, competitive listening, active listening and reflective listening. Passive listening is one of two types of listening where you’re least likely to get the full message or understand what is being said. Pass

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    Reggae Cries For Freedom

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    Reggae: Cries For Freedom John and two of his friends sit in his house located in one of the richer suburbs of the Chicago area. With John’s parents gone, the young men crank up the stereo and sit in his room preparing to smoke some pot. While smoking their marijuana, they admire a poster on John’s wall of Bob Marley getting high, a token of their rebellion against their self-perceived “travesties” like over-bearing parents and city curfew laws. One of John’s friends begins to talk about how cool he thinks Bob Marley was and gives his approval of the lyrics to the reggae music coming f

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    BIO BREAD A Bread Biography

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    Bread Biography: Bread was one of the most popular pop groups of the early '70s, earning a string of well-crafted, melodic soft rock singles, all of which were written by keyboardist/vocalist David Gates. A session musician and producer, Gates met in 1968 guitarist/vocalist James Griffin, who had already released a solo album called Summer Holiday. Griffin hired Gates to produce a new album, and the pair soon became a group, adding guitarist/vocalist Robb Royer from the band Pleasure Fair, who Gates had produced early in its career. The trio soon signed with Elektra Records, becoming one of t

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    Bob Marley

    1964 words - 8 pages

    David Cooper Bob Marley: A Man of the Past, Present, and Future. Since the dawn of the human race, we have been using music as a tool of upliftment. The black race, in particular, utilized music in their darkest moment; for us, music is medicine. It gives hope, and brings comfort, deliverance, and healing. Reggae is a type of music that continually uplifts the masses. Reggae is associated with a spray of dreadlocks, sensuous beats, and a voices singing of revolution, revelation, and romance. Reggae is always associated with one man who went by many names. Some called him The Skipper, for h

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    Electronic Music

    1237 words - 5 pages

    Mainstream music is too over-rated My particular taste in music is, in my mind, unique. I wasn’t always so choosy about what I like, and choose to listen to. It has been acquired through maturity and exposure to the many genres of music. What I listen to and immerse myself in is that of electronic music. I find great clarity and inspiration from listening to electronic music. How I came to like this music has been a long story. I figure it was a while ago when I was much younger and not very cultured. My friend at the time, Jeremiah, invited me to come out to a nightclub with him o

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    When There Is Victory There Is Defeat

    2012 words - 9 pages

    At one time throughout the music industry, Victory Records was regarded one of the top independent record labels. Inspired by his passion for music and desire to set himself apart from the industry norm, Tony Brummel founded Victory Records in 1989 in Chicago, IL. In 1994, Victory released its first CD and in 2003 it became a full-time operation. Brummel initially courted hardcore punk rock bands to his label and gradually moved to what is know today as “indie” or “emo” bands. Despite the lack of support from radio, MTV, and mainstream media, Brummel quickly found that some of the bands on

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    Kurt Cobain

    3732 words - 15 pages

    Kurt Cobain and The Genesis of Grunge Kurt Cobain’s Influence began in the early nineties with the breakout album of his band Nirvana. Cobain and Nirvana have spawned an entire generation of Punk and Indie rock bands. Undeniably the most influential rock band of the last twenty years, Nirvana’s “punk” spotlighted a hidden culture and gave that culture an icon to follow. Cobain’s ability to lead the grunge movement made him a major national and international celebrity, an uncomfortable position for a man who once said, "Famous is the last thing I wanted to be,"(Cobain, Kurt Cobain Journals

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    Rave

    1652 words - 7 pages

    People EVERYWHERE are killing the scene. Seriously, everyone thinks about the drugs and not about who's playing or what friends are gonna be there. They're so desperate they'll pay over 60$ to get into a party just to do drugs. Its not even about who you meet or see or listen too anymore. The new people are killing the scene. Parties are getting promoted on the radio, all over non-plurr sites and everywhere. Libraries and stuff ? Seriously, i'd rather have no people coming into the scene than the new people coming in and killing it. The last party i attended too, 3 people over dosed

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    Provide An Account Of The Life Of The Eighteenth Century Aristocracy With Reference To The Setting Use Of Characterization And Caricature In The Comic Libretto Le Nozze Di Figaro

    2268 words - 10 pages

    Le nozze di Figaro is a satirical comedy conceived at a time of great political change in Europe. It was written by Mozart with a libretto by Da Ponte, and is an immaculate opera that has seen tremendous success since its premiere in 1786. The opera contains social commentary on the historical affairs of the late 18th century, and it caused much controversy in and around Europe at the time of its premiere. It is a witty yet profound tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness. It depicts the aristocracy as lascivious and arrogant buffoons controlled and outwitted by their cunning servants. “Por

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    Black Metal

    3965 words - 16 pages

    What is Black Metal? This question can be answered in many ways, but first of all in order to understand Black Metal, another question must be answered: What is Metal? The roots of this musical movement can be traced back to the late sixties and beginning of the seventies, where the ‘’Dark side’’ of the music had its origins. When the occult magician Aleister Crowley hit society with his works of Occult mysticism and demonic invocations, many musicians and artists began incorporating Crowley’s religion, Thelema, into their works. The most influential Thelemic musical works from the sevent

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    MR

    1862 words - 8 pages

    Character Analysis Zepheniah Starter Othello The character Othello in Shakespeare’s “Othello” is the protagonist and the central character of the play. His personality and nature is revealed to readers throughout the piece as he develops into the tragic hero. It is possible to learn much of Othello’s character because of Shakespeare’s clever way of integrating the character’s relationships while sticking the basis of the elements of a tragedy. This unfortunate credulous Moor’s character will be analyzed through his actions and speech as well as what is done unto him and said to him. Th

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    History Of Mixing And Editing Cut Up Or Shut Up

    3273 words - 14 pages

    Cut Up Or Shut Up An Edited History Of Cut’n’Paste by Zacc Bowen The story begins with magnetic tape, the means by which all the early edit masters constructed their cut-ups. The first working reel-to-reel machines were brought over to America from Germany by Jack Mullin in late 1944. Used by the Nazis for propaganda radio broadcasts, the tape’s audio signal was of a quality far superior to that produced by wire recording. Soon Mullin found himself employed on the Bing Crosby show, where he pre-recorded performances then edited them into a broadcastable format using a razor blade and

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    Ddevelopment Of Motet

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    Essay Plan A) Discuss the Development of the Motet by making explicit use of the works analysed during this course INTRODUCTION In this essay I will be discussing how the musical form of the ‘Motet’ developed from the early music of the church, to become a secular music style. I will first touch on musical styles which came before, and also the composers, and their influences. Origins: The Plainchant Although orignating in Jewish and Pagan church centres, (Jerusalem, Antioch, Rome and Constantine), by the 4th Century, two distinct families of liturgies and music had been deve

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    Music And Lyrics

    1072 words - 5 pages

    Not A Day Goes By… November 17, 2005: the worst day of my life. It was 8:00am on a Thursday morning, I should have been in my intro to Theatre class 15 minutes ago. However, I had a rough night at the bar the night before so I was sleeping in. I was rudely awoken by my dad blowing up my cell phone at least 10 times in a matter of minutes. I finally answered after thinking of a good excuse as to why I wasn’t in school other than being hungover. To my surprise my dad was speaking quickly and in a shaky voice. He was checking to see where I was and told me to stay home because he needed to come

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    Mr

    1067 words - 5 pages

    .: Renaissance PERIOD Dating from approximately 1450-1600, the Renaissance period in history was a time of transition in the arts, literature, religion, science, and philosophy. Although looking forward to modern thought, this period also revived the ancient Greek and Roman cultures. Meaning "rebirth," the French term "Renaissance" was described by the historian Jules Michelet as "the discovery of the world and of man" (Kerman 62). Patterned after the ancients, the Renaissance occurred along with the humanist movement. Focusing more on man than on God, the world became more secularized, an

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    Rock And Roll

    1964 words - 8 pages

    THE HISTORY OF ROCK-AND-ROLL During the early 1950’s, Southern African Americans who had migrated to Chicago created an urbanized electric rhythm and blues that preceded rock-and-roll. From rhythm and blues artists such as Little Richard and Chuck Berry arose. In the 1960’s African Americans continued to create new styles in music such as the Motown sound, the soul explosion. The disco beat and the modern day hip-hop came short after. The rising musical styles often coincided with and reflected the African American struggle with equality. The electric blues of Muddy Waters became popula

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    Othello Battle Of Good Vs Evil

    1598 words - 7 pages

    I am not what I am.” What is Iago? — as distinct from what he pretends to be — and what are his motives? In Shakespeare’s, Othello, the reader is presented the classic battle between the deceitful forces of evil and the innocence of good. It are these forces of evil that ultimately lead to the breakdown of Othello, a noble venetian moor, well-known by the people of Venice as a honourable soldier and a worthy leader. Othello’s breakdown results in the muder of his wife Desdemona. Desdemona is representative of the good in nature. Good can be defined as forgiving, honest, innocent and unsuspe

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    Gospel Music

    1020 words - 5 pages

    Gospel music is an American religious musical form that owes much of its origin to the Christian conversion of West Africans enslaved in the American South. Gospel music combines Christian religious lyrics with melody and rhythm that developed in tandem with early blues and jazz. Modern gospel artists have also incorporated elements from soul music, which originally arose as a secular form of gospel. Gospel music partly evolved from the songs slaves sang on plantation, notably work songs, and from the Protestant hymns they sang in church. However, gospel music didn’t derive as much from Prot

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    Mr

    1392 words - 6 pages

    No one knows for sure but… Although no one can know for a fact what the future holds for music, it seems that the natural evolution of music will lead us into a decade that will most probably (because no one knows for sure) be one of the most significant decades that will shape the way music is acquired, listened to, perceived and defined indefinitely, until the next big thing that comes along. The next decade is the decade of technology; it is the decade of communication, the decade of information and it is the decade of globalization. The next decade will be one where, thanks to the intern

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    Rules Of Black Metal

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    101 Rules of Black Metal 1. Don't be gay. 2. Be "true". 3. All people who aren't "true" are gay. 4. Be grim. 5. Be necro. 6. Be simultaneously grim and necro if at all possible. 7. Break things while being grim and necro. 8. Don't have fun at concerts. Stand around with arms crossed. 9. Repeat all above while denouncing organized religion in any form. 10. Never ever, EVER under ANY circumstances... 11. ...Listen to Peccatum. 12. When someone asks you if you enjoy the music of Mayhem, point out that you only enjoy the music of "the true" Mayhem. Maniac is ga

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    The Similarities Between Clasical Music And Ellingtons Jazz

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    The Similarities Between Classical Music and Ellington's Jazz One of the greatest tragedies in the 20th century can be seen in the debasing of the Jazz genre as a unworthy equal to it’s predecessor, European Classical music. This can be seen in various statements about Jazz, such as Boris Gibalin commit, “The “Jazz Mania” has taken on the character of a lingering illness and must be cured by means of forceful intervention.”1 This conflict can be traced through out the history of Jazz, as Classical composers have relatively disregarded this new type of music. Before Duke Ellington’s Cotton

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    The History Of Rock N Roll

    1543 words - 7 pages

    The History of Rock n’ Roll From its roots and throughout history, Rock n’ Roll has infiltrated our society for better or for worse. It has grown to be one of the greatest advancements in music history. It has permeated the lives of all races, age groups, and religions. It has been associated with bringing the joy of entertainment, as well as, bringing tragedy and decadence to the generations. The origins of Rock n’ Roll, its influence on society and its human casualties has been a significant force in shaping history. The Origins of Rock n’ Roll The origins of Rock n’ Roll

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    Music Percussion Music

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    Facet - Percussion music Percussion music is found in nearly every culture in the world and has existed since before 6000 B.C. In Australia, percussion music started with the aboriginals; from hand clapping and lap slapping to drums made from logs and reptile skins. Comparing it to the recent Australian compositions, we can infer that Australian Percussion music has certainly developed; new instruments, new rhythms, and a totally new ‘feel’ to the music. "One characteristic of percussion is that it's open to anything else than what it already has. The strings in the orchestra are not that w

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    Progressive Rock

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    Progressive Rock is an ambitious, eclectic, and often ostentatious style of rock music. While the period does not have an exact “starting date” to be exact, many rock historians believe that the Progressive Rock Movement was brought to life by the release of the Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ in 1967. "After Sgt. Pepper, there were no rules to follow -- rock and pop bands could try anything, for better or worse," said Stephen Thomas Erlewine in the All Music Guide. Progressive Rock began in England and remained largely a European movement, although there are a few notable Am

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    Britney Spears

    1077 words - 5 pages

    Britney Jean Spears was born in rural Louisiana Kentwood on December 2, 1981. Britney is the second child of three, her older brother Brian was born in April 1977 and her younger sister; Jamie-Lynn was born in April 1991. At a young age Britney attended dance classes, gymnastics and vocal lessons at a performing arts studio. When she was eight Britney decided to audition for the All New Mickey Mouse Club but unfortunately didn’t get the role due to her age but a producer saw talent in her and signed her up to a New York City agent. Her mother and baby sister moved to New York and Britney spent

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    Music Throughout The Ages

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    Music has been a constant factor throughout history; scientists believe that the first music was invented by the first people in the world, namely the Africans about 50,000 years ago. However it took tens and thousands of years before music would ever be recorded. Ever since that first development in 1877, when the phonographic cylinder was invented by Thomas Edison many have followed. Ways of distributing, producing and recording music have drastically changed since Edison invented the phonograph cylinder. From there on we are going to look at the ways music had been recorded and in which for

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    The Beatles

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    THE BEATLES The Beatles are one of the most powerful, famous and influential bands in Rock and Roll history. Through their ten years of existence and nineteen albums, they stretched pop music to its boundaries producing some of the best music from their generation. Their music has spoken not only to its own time but also every generation .They remain more widely known than any other band of the rock era. The Beatles band was formed in 1960. The Beatles include George Harrison, John Lennon (1940-1980), Paul McCartney and Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr). All of the Beatles were born and raise

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    Hiphop Culture Creating Social Issues

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    Contrary to popular misconceptions about hip hop culture, it is not a culture that thrives solely on the glorification of gangs, drugs, and other criminal activity. In fact hip hop music focuses on the struggles the musician had to go through to get where they are, and the struggles they perceive coming in their future. The subgenre “rap” is the opposite of hip hop. Rap focuses on the violence, the money, the clout and the degradation of women and other negative aspects of life. While hip hop may mention violence in the songs the words mainly refer to violence the singer went through in th

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    Music

    3706 words - 15 pages

    Running Head: Music of Different Cultures Music of Different Cultures Alicia Watts Grand Canyon University MUS 252 Music Appreciations September 1, 2008 Music provides the soundtrack of our lives. We listen to music to pass time, to relax, and to set a mood. However, as important as music is to our lives, we seldom treat it as a window into history. In fact, American popular music provides an index into certain fundamental historical experiences, such as slavery and immigration. Every group of Americans had its own distinctive musical traditions. Native American

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    City Vs Country

    3247 words - 13 pages

    Living in a Big City is Beter than Living in a Small Town Could you imagine having your family and children grow up poorly educated with a lack of social and recreational interaction, not being able to get a doctor when needed, and inadequate experience to new jobs in this fast-paced, changing world? Living in a big city would be better than living in a small town due to the fact that all of these things would be readily available, which make for an all around better lifestyle. Living in a big city would be better than living in a small town due to the factor of health-better health care a

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    How Music Effects The Mind

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    How Music Affects the Human Mind and Body Many people believe that music can change or effect the mind in many different ways. Some think that certain music can better or worsen the way you think and feel. Some people believe it can change the way a brain can function. Music can help develop certain skills such as in school. So many people believe students should be required to take music classes in school. But there are groups that began to argue against this belief saying, “The only subjects that should be mainly taught in school are English, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Fore

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    Creative Short Story

    1956 words - 8 pages

    Christine threw her bag on the floor and burst into tears. She tried her best to hold them in since the moment she left class and started walking back to her dorm at Lower Tumpat University. She has never felt so betrayed. Everything around her stood still, she felt as if she was the only person moving. She could feel people watching her every move. Guilt is one of the worst punishments that you can give yourself. Last weekend at the big frat party, Christine got a little out of control, and she did some things that she now regrets completely. Most guys that know her think she is ‘dreamy’ and

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    Le Picollo Sirena Story Based On The Little Mermaid

    2271 words - 10 pages

    Le Piccolo Sirena Once upon a time in a far away land there lived the most beautiful young girl named Ariel, who had the voice of an angel. Ariel lived in a little village in Somalia next to the sea in Africa. Everyday Ariel had to travel near and far just to feed her little brothers and sisters, as her mother died ten years ago when she was only six years old. On her way home from the farm Ariel took a path that led her to the sea. She lay there gazing serenely out at the ocean where the water was as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal. There, Ariel made the wis

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