Essays Tagged: "Musical instrument"

The Life and times of Kurt Cobain

rned to drugs at the start of his teens as a way to "leave everything that sucks behind". His first musical instrument was a snare drum, His parents say that he played it non stop after he got home fr ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


s anadmirable trait for people in any standing. The old blind man singssongs to the others, plays a musical instrument, and adds a sense ofexperience and content to the family. The children do their d ...

(7 pages) 57 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Music as a culture in the Caribbean.

but today it has grown to become an addiction and culture. Nearly every household has a radio and a musical instrument. Music today has been sub - divided into three categories depending on its style ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marching and Concert Band.

cepts. However, many high school students consider the word band as being able to play some kind of musical instrument. Being a five year marching band member and playing in concert band for seven yea ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

This essay is about Plato's Allegory of the Cave and what my interpretation is of the images that dwell in the cave.

learned. Would you be willing to give up that knowledge, be it a foreign language, or how to play a musical instrument, or compute in math, or understand the weather? Once you know something, once you ...

(3 pages) 308 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The Harmony in Education

in schools greatly affects the students' academic progress, and development. The ability to play a musical instrument and/or appreciate the aesthetic qualities of classical music indicates a well edu ... hly underpaid in this society (Dai). Even knowing this, parents will still support their children's musical education in many ways.There have been many studies about music education, and the results a ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Genes affect

t. Also I can play a recorder and a short bamboo flute. My mother makes a special effort to provide musical experience to me since when I was elementary school 2nd year. She makes me that I am interes ... kes me that I am interested in play musical instrument. But unlikely me, my brother cannot play any musical instrument. Because my mother doesn't provide musical experience to him when he was young. S ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The History of Keyboards

anoInventedThe piano was invented by Bartolommeo Cristofori in the early 18th century.ConstructionA musical instrument consisting of a number of wire strings stretched over a metal frame, which are hi ... felt-covered wooden hammers.SynthesiserInventedA device that reproduces the sounds of conventional musical instruments and also produces a variety of artificial tones by means of electronic oscillato ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Bali Gamelan performance

gambel" (Bali). Most Indonesian languages define gambel as to make a sound by striking or playing a musical instrument, such as a gong or a drum.FunctionThe use and purpose of gamelan music. Originall ... change of environment gave rise to many of the aesthetic differences between Balinese and Javanese musical styles. Music in Java moved from open-air temples to large roofed platforms within the royal ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Fill the Cup of Silence: This is a problem/solution paper concerning music education

can certainly testify to that. But as I learned and improved, I came to understand how important a musical instrument can be as an outlet for creativity, for ideas and emotions that only music can ex ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Life and Times of Gene Krupa.

n the music store where he and his brother worked. "I used to look in their wholesale catalog for a musical instrument - piano, trombone, cornet - I didn't care what it was as long as it was an instru ... Hot" & "Beat the Band", becoming a sort of matinee idol. His noted likeness to Tyrone Power and musical fame was a magical combination in the eyes of Hollywood. In the summer of 1943, Krupa was ar ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2004

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

An essay describing techno music and history of techno music. Including some aspiring artists.

Techno usually uses computerized sound effects instead of people actually purchasing and playing a musical instrument such as the Guitar. The term "techno" is often used in North America and Europe t ...

(1 pages) 13 0 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music in Our Life

People cannot live without music. They listen to music, dance to music or learn to play musical instruments. There is music everywhere: at home, in a concert hall, in the park, at the seas ... compose music, others play music, and others only listen to it. A lot of people who cannot play any musical instrument love to listen to music either at home or at a con-cert. Different people like di ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.8 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Math And Music

string (such as on a guitar) and the pitch of its vibrating note. By conducting experiments with a musical instrument called a monochord, a stretched string with a movable bridge, Pythagoras found th ... tios which determine the concordant scale in music. From the knowledge that whole numbers determine musical intervals, the Pythagoreans determined that the intervals between the heavenly bodies were a ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Photographing Dance as an Art

iew at later times.Other artists are able to observe their instruments such as a musician and their musical instrument and painters and their paint, brushes and finished pieces of art work but for any ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Good Sax

"Do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do…" A relative novice, I started to play my first musical instrument, an alto saxophone, during my sophomore year. Dr. Morrow, our band coordinator, r ... second piece, "Falsetto Moss"… Some say that I am destined to play an instrument, as musical aptitude correlates strongly with my additional skills in the sciences and foreign languages ...

(2 pages) 1815 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

. When the narrator played a sonata by Mozart on his violin to convince the villagers that it was a musical instrument, not a toy, he had to call his piece “Mozart is Thinking of Chairman Mao ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Learning Styles Classification Essay 800-1000 words, properly cited.

s). Those who learn by hearing or listening typically tend to have a good singing voice, can play a musical instrument or can easily identify the sounds of individual instruments. Music may invoke str ...

(3 pages) 62 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Tuvan people and the Igil. A formal analysis of a video on mymusiclab about the Tuvan people.

a dream about his horse telling him to hang the horse's skull on an old larch tree. Then to make a musical instrument from the wood of that tree, call it 'igil' and cover it with the skin of the hors ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

EMA in Hainan and the Northwest

the NorthwestAmong many of Chinese minority groups, and among the Han communities in certain areas, musical activities exist and that are traditionally inseparable from local sexual customs. These act ... are traditionally inseparable from local sexual customs. These activities are referred to as Erotic Musical Activity or EMA.EMA is a type of folk activity whose overall form is vocal and or an instrum ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues