Essays Tagged: "drums"

Red guards (mao zedong)

huge portraits of him and also carried banners and flags. Manypeople in the group beat on gongs and drums. Some observers said itlooked more like a circus then a political demonstration.They did a lot ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Role Of Language

ughts and ideas clearly.People have always had the need to share their stories. From cave drawings, drums, and smoke signals, to the speed of the technological age, people have found many ways to ente ...

(2 pages) 192 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The beatles

ingthe leads on most of the songs. They were backed by George onrhythm and bass guitar and Ringo on drums. George and Ringo alsoassisted on backing vocals.When they first began playing, the main influ ...

(5 pages) 101 1 3.7 Nov/1995

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

On my Time

play that night.        Pumped and ready to get started we packed the van with our drums and guitars then started our journey to Clifton for our show. As usual, we got there way to e ... ong three was starting as our two guitarist finished 'Spectrum.' With heavy bass beats and whaling drums, the crowd started to move viciously about the floor. Without any care in the world I began t ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Summary of the fine art of japanese taiko drumming and how it has influenced to western culture.

to experiment with. Percussion is my forte' and for years I have been fascinated with the monstrous drums of Asia, in particular Japan's Taiko, or "fat drum". The word Taiko refers not only to the eno ... raise the morale, and frighten away hostile enemies." (Taiko.com pg2) Like many cultures that used drums as a means for communication the Taiko was used for communicating everything from warnings to ...

(4 pages) 75 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

An expository essay on how to become a successful musician.

ritone or trombone is right up your alley. The rest of the instruments include clarinets, trumpets, drums, or guitars. The possibilities are endless, but you must decide on one.When choosing your inst ... listen. There aren't many instruments in a rock band. Most consist basically of guitars, basses and drums. Your choice should not be a hard one, but be sure to listen to each instrument first so you k ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The use of horror in Bram Stoker's Dracula and Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.

lightning developing over imaginative shadows, the beat of a heart, ear shattering like an army of drums. The feeling of curiosity is at its climax, the fearful question is yet to be asked: what is w ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.0 Dec/2002

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

How and why the Azkecs made sacrifices.

le away across the water on one of the major temple-pyramids of the city in the middle of the lake. Drums sounded, Trumpet like instruments were played. Witnesses said it was a terrifying sound. They ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

"Beat! Beat! Drums!" by Walt Whitman.

Analysis of Imagery"Beat! Beat! Drums!"The Civil War had a major impact on the people of America through the years of 1861 to 1865. ... nged throughout this conflict; he achieved this by using countless images in his poem, "Beat! Beat! Drums!" The main focus of the piece was imagery, which intensified the reader's perceptions and rein ... ible image to demonstrate its effects on the common people. Right at the start, he acknowledged the drums and bugles when he wrote, "Beat! beat! drums!--blow! bugles! blow!" which emphasized the signi ...

(4 pages) 138 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara and "Rising five" by Norman Nicholson.

The two poems, "Rising five" by Norman Nicholson and "Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara share many of the same base themes through the use of language techniques. B ... . They both use metaphors and imagery to emphasise their pointsIn both "Rising five" and "Piano and Drums" metaphors are used to link the surrounding with life itself. In the poem, "Rising five" metap ... that the light is really the child's coming to truth or to a higher level of thinking.In 'Piano and Drums' metaphors are used to show a contrast involved in the main idea of the play. In this poem the ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara.

speaks of the same impressions of the controversial novelist Chinua Achebe. In the poem "Piano and Drums," Gabriel Okara shows the contrasts between the past life and the modern world. Some aspects i ... with the modern day "...complex ways...," this reiterates the title's strong contrast, piano's and drums. So by using no distinctive rhyme or rhythm, Okara creates a monologue lyric reflective on the ...

(2 pages) 15592 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Agent orange the chemical used in the vietnam war.

y could hide. The product "Agent Orange" (a code name for the orange band that was used to mark the drums it was stored in) was principally effective against broad-leaf foliage, such as the dense jung ...

(2 pages) 102 4 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Drum history information.

Drums can be traced to the beginning of man.Hollowed out logs were found along with other artifacts. ... ns.Later on hides/skins were stretched over the end of a stump or log and this began the history of drums.If you are referring to the modern drumset,they started out as separate items:a bass drum,a sn ... mbal became the "lowboy"-then a section of pipe was added and that became the hi-hat stand of today.Drums work on the principal of a vibrating membrane.When you strike an object,you set in motion,vibr ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Describe the poetic concerns and how the poetic devices convey the idea in the poem 'Piano and Drums' by Gabriel Okara.

speaks of the same impressions of the controversial novelist Chinua Achebe. In the poem "Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara, Okara shows the contrasts between the past life and the modern world. Some ... with the modern day "...complex ways...," this reiterates the title's strong contrast, piano's and drums. So by using no distinctive rhyme or rhythm, Okara creates a monologue lyric reflective on the ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

A hostory of cuban music

lement that comes from Spanish roots. A marriage of traditional European music, Flamenco and Yoruba drums have given Cuban music the power to sweep the world.When the Spanish arrived in Cubanacan, as ... ng. This Spanish sound has a heavy rhythm component, so by the time the Africans arrived with their drums, it was not a totally foreign sound to the Spanish ears, but rather a natural extension of the ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Victory

that they had brought with them. They came with hundreds upon hundreds of fans who came with their drums, horns, flags, whatever they could bring to support their team. Their whole sideline was full ... and I could see the home fans flags waving in the air, hear the horns blowing, the beating of their drums and their singing to help support their team. I had never felt so much adrenaline running thro ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Will TV survive?

elling stories such as of a famous hunt, playing primitive forms of instruments such as animal hide drums, singing, dancing around a fire, acting, and participating in various forms of sports, such as ...

(8 pages) 94 2 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"The Cultural Diffusion of African Music in Modern day Mainstream American Culture"

sic easing the pain of work diffused into the blues, the music used for communication diffused into drums and songs used to pass information during wartime, and entertainment music diffused into other ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

MY Favorite Band. (A persuasive essay on why metallica is good quality listening material)

ct, and yet Metallica also managed to make beautiful music,sometimes playing the guitar and the drums so skillfully and timed just perfectly that theywould sound like one instrument. Their gu ...

(1 pages) 32 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Agent Orange

y could hide. The product "Agent Orange" (a code name for the orange band that was used to mark the drums it was stored in) was principally effective against broad-leaf foliage, such as the dense jung ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History