Essays Tagged: "composers"

Term Paper on Aaron Copland

touch not only with himself and his feelings, but with the audience he intended to reach. Very few composers have a concrete idea of what 'types' of people they wish their music to reach. Copland was ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.6 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


also in his life (Tames, 4). Included in my report is proof that Beethoven was one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. In this proof is a brief description of his life. This will help you ... but he went back to Bonn due to the nature of his mother's sickness (Schmit, 15). This would be the composers last visit to Bonn.HaydenAfter his mother's death on July 17, 1787, Beethoven went back to ...

(5 pages) 228 0 4.1 Feb/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Beethoven, Haydn, and the Concept of Creation

good paper, very impressive if i say so myself. "Nice job! Well organized."Among the influential composers of classical music, there have been few who have contributed so much in both talent, creat ... as is clearly illustrated in Haydn's The Creation and Beethoven's The Creatures of Prometheus. Both composers display sheer genius in their very effective ways of displaying complex themes through the ...

(7 pages) 109 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This essay is an overview and analysis of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" which means, "Women are like that." It explores the relationship between men and women.

of Mozart's ability to make a serious statement in a nonsensical manner. He was one of the greatest composers of the seventeenth century yet because of his rebellious nature struggled throughout his s ...

(7 pages) 164 1 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Duke Ellington

lues 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 eye ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

TITLE: GOALS This essay is about goals, how to reach them, and why it is important to reach your goals.

meticulous attention to detail necessary for scientific investigation, the commitment which pushes composers to keep working until the music realises the glorious sounds playing in the imagination, a ...

(1 pages) 323 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A comparison of two major Baroque composers: Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti (turabian format)

c did not remain the same throughout the period, as it would not for any other musical time period. Composers from different points in the Baroque period were chosen, but the things the two composers ... had in common were the country of residence and their nationality. Special care was taken to chose composers from the same country so that differences could not be accounted as being because of diffe ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Violence and Alex's Reclamation in "A Clockwork Orange" General Overview of A Clockwork Orange, covering most important factors.

s out doing a bit of 'ultra-violence' but during the day he listens to some of the great historical composers. This is almost a case of schizophrenia but the character knows this and there is no sudde ...

(8 pages) 137 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958).

958)Vaughan Williams received his training from Hubert Parry and Charles Villiers Stanford, both composers influenced by Brahms. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1894 and studied co ... Brahms. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1894 and studied composition with the two composers at the Royal College of Music, London, as well as organ and piano with several teachers. A ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

About the romantic period.

a rebelling against the neo-classical period's age of reason many artists/painters, poets, writers; composers were incredibly fed of with the rigid ideas and designs of that period and yearned to brea ... orm of thought in many cases. As a result of this intense living, many paid the price. The romantic composers and poets such as Byron, Keets, Shelley, Chopin, in Schubert all died very young as a resu ...

(6 pages) 372 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The developement of Opera throughout the years.

losophers, and amateur musicians that included the librettist Ottavio Rinuccini (1562-1621) and the composers Vincenzo Galilei , Emilio del Cavaliere (c.1550-1602), Jacopo Peri , and Giulio Caccini . ... the most popular.Because the story hinges on the expressive power of music and solo song, the early composers referred to their work as dramma per musica [drama through music], and operas of the 17th ...

(6 pages) 164 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

developed over the years leading up to the 20th century. In the romantic period, 'heavy' operas by composers such as Verdi and Puccini lead to a reaction in Europe where composers such as Offenbach b ... he centre of the music publishing industry in America for many years, and was the obvious place for composers to sell their work because of this and because of the money in the area - New York was the ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How have politics become linked with music in the 20th Century? Answer with reference to Giya Kancheli's "Mourned by the Wind" and other relevant pieces of music.

Political events in the 20th Century inevitably influenced music written by composers of the time. Of particular and dominating importance was The Cold War, lasting forty years ... lthough it was previously popular there. This resulted in a return to nationalism of sorts. Russian composers became frustrated with the 'censor' placed on them - they could not express the music of t ... d remain that way until the fall of the Iron Curtain.The War continued - and did the limitations on composers - until 1985, when glasnost began. Glasnost means "openness" in English and it resulted in ...

(7 pages) 102 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

"Like A Rolling Stone", analysis of Bob Dylan's song.

Bob Dylan's timeless "Like A Rolling Stone". He explores areas that most conventional lyricists and composers do not touch. Bob tells us many of life's lessons in a mere six minutes and nine seconds. ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

HSC Changing Self- Gwen Harwood (Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar).

Changing Self EssayHow do composers use texts to explore concepts of Changing Self? Discuss ideas and techniques.In Gwen Harwo ... used in each of the texts, often overlapping to be used in more than one text show the skill of the composers and their flexibility in applying various techniques.

(4 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

HSC Area of Study Changing Self (Gwen Harwood).

pend on an individual's response to the changes which occur."Discuss how the techniques used by the composers highlight ideas about Changing Self which have influenced your ideas about this aspect of ...

(10 pages) 121 0 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Shows how Joseph Campbell's model for a hero's journey has been adapted to the movie 'the matrix'.

"The Matrix" is a film which follows the structure of a traditional quest story. However, the composers have appropriated elements of this structure to suit a contemporary audience by considerin ... it hole however, it is a tattoo on a girl's arm whom Neo follows to a nightclub. In doing this, the composers have appropriated this aspect of the traditional quest to correlate with the modern contex ...

(7 pages) 72 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A research oral on the existence and nature of chamber music before 1750.

seemed to skip the baroque period and when they were listed by composer, they always seemed to skip composers before 1750. I wanted to know why there was such a giant gap at the beginning of such a la ... usic exist before 1750? When did the music that we now refer to as 'Chamber-Music' begin - when did composers start writing for ensembles in a manner that we now call chamber music? Did the String Qua ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Joseph Haydn. A four page biography of his life, music, and accomplishments.

n based ideals, where balance and symmetry were stressed. One of the most important and influential composers of this classical era was Joseph Haydn.Joseph Haydn was born in Rohrau, Austria on March 3 ... ator of the time. Haydn and his great contributions to music greatly influenced the other two great composers of the classical era, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

argument. The way the controversy of how these truths are perceived and portrayed s affected by the composers bias, purpose, context and the context of the responder.Sister Kate was written by Jean Be ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers