Essays Tagged: "musical style"

Romeo and Juliet vs. West Side Story

both equallyexpress the character's feelings at the moment, it is my feelingthat West Side Story's musical style brings the viewer/listenerfurther into the play and makes the play more effective. Ane ...

(2 pages) 126 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

This essay exaplins how and why elvis influenced American Music.

ll assign Presley as the father of rock, in actuality, they are terribly mistaken. Rock and roll, a musical style that combines the likes of rhythm and blues and country western, was tearing up radio ...

(4 pages) 184 1 4.0 Dec/2002

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

Musicology - bebop. a brief description and history of the 'bebop' jazz style.

Yr 11 MusicMusicology Assessment.Bebop.Bebop, a musical style for virtuoso musicians, developed between the early and mid-1940's and expanded upon m ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Semiotic analysis of Winter by Tori Amos

dhood fatherly dependence and juvenile ideas of a fantastical adult life.The song adopts a poignant musical style with slow tempo and piano as the major instrument which was uncommon for a pop song of ... of the chorus begins in a whisper to create a strong contrast between the chorus and the preceding musical climax, and eventually grows into a concluding finale.One of the most regularly occurring th ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Biography of JS Bach

structured. This paper will review the life and career of Johann Sebastian Bach, the changes in his musical style, and discuss the significance of Bach's music, which can only be described as genius.J ... s.Johann Sebastian Bach was born in the small German town of Eisenach in 1685. Bach was born into a musical family in which many of his family members held musical positions throughout the region. At ...

(11 pages) 128 0 4.4 Oct/2004

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

Rock Music as a performing Art

es, and evolved into many varying styles.History or Rock and RollRock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be seen in rhythm and bl ... was nominally overturned by the Supreme Court in 1954. It can hardly be a coincidence, then, that a musical form combining elements of white and black music should arise, and that this music should pr ...

(10 pages) 114 3 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Russian Nationalism in Piano Literature

In the 1830s, a national musical style -marked with emphasis on folk songs, folk-dances, and especially folk rhythms- began t ... States. Before the 1830s, music in Russia was influenced by Italian and French music, mainly opera.Musical life in the capital St. Petersburg was undoubtedly very rich. Major works of Beethoven, Hayd ... hat the motivic development in reality is replaced by a consistent repetition. This use of national musical traits resulted in a new variety of dynamics, exotic harmony, based on pentatonic and other ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A comparison between the Italian and German Opera; Specifically using examples from Guiseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner

utchman (German opera) and that of Nabucco (Italian opera) are completely different in context, and musical style; perhaps even The Flying Dutchman is a musical imitation of Italian opera while still ... The Flying Dutchman is a musical imitation of Italian opera while still trying to originate his own musical ideas as well.The Italian opera has three main genres: the Baroque, the Romantic, and the Mo ...

(10 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Reagen Era

ides a rare opportunity for caucasians to empathize with minorities about police brutality. Through musical style and lyrics, the song creates a bridge between the two audiences. The song is ab ... the situation rather than block that all by focusing on those committing the acts. Sublime's musical style as a whole and especially in this song is a perfect model of blending racial culture. ...

(3 pages) 334 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band is a unique, musically gifted band. Its combination of sounds of folk, jazz, rock, world beat, and reggae give it ... . Its combination of sounds of folk, jazz, rock, world beat, and reggae give it its originality and musicality that extends the bounds of music. The five members of the band: Dave Matthews, Boyd Tinsl ... an age difference of over 20 years between members. (Guitar World: "Different Strummer") "Our musical style illustrates our different backgrounds, both musically and non-musically," says Matthew ...

(10 pages) 1015 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Music of Stevie Wonder

grew older he began to pursue a music career and did so with it kicking off in the early 1960s. His musical style is very distinct as it does not vary a lot from song to song although each song has no ... ful. Throughout this essay I will discuss the music of Stevie Wonder whilst giving reference to his musical influences.Stevie Wonders music has been described as many different style within the pas ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.7 Aug/2007

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

The Viennese School

mposers started during the Classical Period1740-1825.At the time the Austrian capital of Vienna the musical center for composers. Which soon became reason for many of the changes that were made to mus ... ethoven was taught by Haydn. Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven are known for their similarities in their musical style. They all seemed to follow a set of basic rules which were different from the rules in ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Dave Matthews Band, The Most Compelling Band Arou

Dave Matthews Band is a unique, musically gifted band. Its combination of sounds of folk, jazz, rock, world beat, and reggae give it ... . Its combination of sounds of folk, jazz, rock, world beat, and reggae give it its originality and musicality that extends the bounds of music. The five members of the band: Dave Matthews, Boyd Tinsl ... , and an age difference of over 20 years between members. (Guitar World: "Different Strummer") "Our musical style illustrates our different backgrounds, both musically and non-musically," says Matthew ...

(10 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Dance and Flow

egories of jazz reflected in my better understanding of the nature and main characteristics of this musical style. All this knowledge I gained gradually, owing to the tireless efforts of my professors ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts