Essays Tagged: "Mendelssohn"

Dave Matthews and the Animal in the Cage

s were often changed. I could also hear many disonances in the quality of sound unlike Haydens' and Mendelssohns' piece.The intermission lasted for about 10 minutes in which the rather tense atmospher ... atmosphere was broken and audience members indulged into short discussions with the players. Felix Mendelssohns' Op. 80 was introduced to us by one player telling the background information of the pi ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/1996

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


A small group of the faithful had kept the flame going until the memorable year 1829. In that year Mendelssohn presented Bach to a wider public by conducting the Passion according to St. Matthew. Tha ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Paper about Ancient Egyptian pyramids

turies for myriad reasons.The very first Egyptian pyramid was "built around 2650 B.C., at Saqqara" (Mendelssohn, Page 106). This and other pyramids were built by gangs of workmen and slaves, obeying h ... King fed and clothed them while they labored for him" and they knew the work would please the gods (Mendelssohn, Page 42). These workers were very skilled in using copper chisels, wooden mallets and w ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Who is Greater, J.S Bach or G.F Handel

eric Handel. Johann Sebastian Bach may not be well known to the public until the Baroque Revival by Mendelssohn in the Romantic period, but his works now are a lot more famous then Handel's works as h ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Mendelssohn, biography

Felix Mendelssohn was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1809. His mother taught him music at a very young age. F ... erts when he, his brother, and two sisters would play for whoever wanted to come. At these concerts Mendelssohn even had a small orchestra.At nine, Mendelssohn knew piano, organ, and viola and, he con ... viola and, he conducted and composed. At fifteen years old he had written four unsuccessful operas. Mendelssohn met many composers since he was an accompanist. These composers were Liszt, Chopin, Schu ...

(1 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Moses Mendelssohn

Moses Mendelssohn lived between the years 1729 and 1786. He was known as the " father of Haskalah " becaus ... . He was known as the " father of Haskalah " because of his contributions to the Haskalah movement. Mendelssohn was a Jewish philosopher, and got much of his education from his father, the local rabbi ... Jewish philosopher, and got much of his education from his father, the local rabbi, David Frankel. Mendelssohn studied the philosophy of Maimonides. He had written the " Principally Leibnia ",as an a ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn was born in 1809. He was born to wealthy parents. He dad was a banker and his grandfathe ... arents discovered Felix's musical ability, they helped Felix develop his skill. Like Mozart, Mendelssohn started composing at an early age. He wrote some very impressive musical pieces like the ... "Octet for Strings" and the overture to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mendelssohn simply wrote down the music that filled his head without the need for a first draft. Whi ...

(1 pages) 745 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How the great pyramid was real

ears ago, migrated to the Nile valley and Delta and there they developed agriculture and husbandry (Mendelssohn 15). The Nile river is Egypt's primary sources of fresh water.The water from the Nile wa ... ustoms, gods, and religious life. In ancient times, there are believed to be 42 provinces or nomes (Mendelssohn 15). Provinces and nomes are names for tribes."As time went on, some of the tribes forme ...

(9 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt