Essays Tagged: "Musician"

Duke ellington

the changes that music had to go through between that period of music and the present day. One such musician stands alone at the top as one of the movers and innovators of the 20th century. He is Duke ... took him from Japan, to Europe, to Africa, and Austria(330)(The New Grove Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians,658). Often times, Ellington supported his dreams out of his own pocket or from royalties ...

(7 pages) 147 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay descibes the amazing life of Satchmo, Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician. Satchmo, as the king of jazz, profoundly plays a major influence on jazz music.

SATCHMO THE GREATMany historians agree, when it comes to the greatest and most influential musicians in the 20th century, one musician seems to glorify over the others. Not Elvis, John Coltra ... music of swing and jazz into the music world. His charismatic personality and natural talents as a musician helped Louis Armstrong become an extraordinary gift to the American culture of the twentiet ...

(8 pages) 275 1 4.5 Apr/2002

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

Henry VIII

also handsome and had a hearty personality, he was also a giftedscholar, linguist, composer, and a musician. He was talented at many sportsand was also good with the ladies. Henry was the second son ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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

Taiko: A Blossoming ArtAs a musician I am continually searching for new instruments and sounds to experiment with. Percussion is ... the Buddhist and Shinto influence. Japanese instruments were now being used by "imperial household musicians and temple and shrine troupes." (Dolan and Worden 180) Buddhism's greatest contribution to ... ossibilities.Skip to the Second World War. Japan couldn't help but feel the influences of the west. Musicians from the East grew tired of the traditions and regiments, and sought a new musical outlook ...

(4 pages) 75 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Biography on Brahms.

fe in a very respectable family. Both of his parents were of esteemed ancestry. Brahms father was a musician who played horn, violin, flute and double bass. Obviously music was important in this famil ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.0 Oct/2002

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

Sonny's Blues, by James Baldwin. The effect that music and art had on his life.

newspaper. The entire story evolves from this event.The narrator's brother, Sonny, is a struggling musician. He was a good child while being raised, yet as an adult he was stricken with a problem of ... ny people can grow up in Harlem without being influenced. Sonny fell into the stereotypic life of a musician in Harlem and became addicted to heroin. He was admitted into drug rehabilitation and tried ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An expository essay on how to become a successful musician.

Becoming a successful MusicianBy ElectrostasisThe work of a musician is not as easy as everyone says it is. It is difficul ... be able to talk to the player of your favorite instrument and ask him or her about the instrument. Musicians can be a wonderful source of information on instruments. If you are more into rock and pop ... sed, then check out for great deals on instruments.The next task in your quest to be a musician, is finding a proper teacher. I recommend getting private lessons from another musician or ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Comparison and analsys on "Portable phonograph" by Walter Van Tilburg Clark and "Solder's Home" by Ernest Hemingway.

changes their lifestyles and personalities. Yet Krebs in Hemingway's story and Dr. Jenkins and the musician in Clark's work have experienced different changes. The factors which influence them are no ... excitement, such as might a thirsty person who lives in a desert and has seen the oasis. The young musician, while he is listening to the phonograph, seems to experience the greatest impact of the gr ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michaelangelo vs. Leonardo.

he time of today. Leonardo was known as many things; he was known as a sculptor, architect, writer, musician, philosopher, engineer, and scientist, but most of all he was known for his impressive pain ...

(9 pages) 155 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Henry Purcell" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Gerard Manley Hopkins is a sonnet. This is so, as it begins with two quatrains, which describe the musician from whom the poem takes its name, followed by a sestet that takes a closer look at the mus ... train is used to impart the poet's love for Purcell's music, not only due to his greater skill as a musician but more importantly due to the individuality that he expresses through his music (Gardner, ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Les Paul The Inventor Of The Century.

recording in 1929, after he invented the electric solid body guitar in the late 1928, this allowed musicians to join separate lines of music and lyrics to be blended into one, with sound on sound whi ... it back together and was always curious about sounds and vibrations. At this time he wasn't even a musician.Playing at a barbeque stand: He sung into the telephone, hook it up to the radio (a P.A. sy ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The American music of twentieth century.

, all sound recordings were made by the acoustic process, without amplification or electricity. The musician had to play or sing directly into the recording horn. Electric recording with microphones a ... or mountain music. The good doctor sold sure-fire cures for ailments to the sound of southern rural musicians turning Anglo-Irish ballads into a uniquely American music. The Hillbilly music heard at b ...

(14 pages) 307 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

George Balanchine.

litonovich Balanchivadze in 1904, Balanchine was part of a musical family (Aloff). His father was a musician and composer, his brother a pianist, and sister a violinist. Even with all the music in his ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Kate chopin's "The Awakening"

leasure. Both Edna and Adele express their emotions through art, yet Adele is considered "more of a musician than [Edna is] a painter." This is because Adele plays the piano only socially, while Edna ...

(3 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


yet his skin is fair. He has adapted to the characteristics of the white man. He is an experienced musician whose social life evolves around white musicians, thus forsaking the black race.The princip ...

(7 pages) 96 1 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Recording deals in the music industry

The following are most of the options available WHEN a musician gets the industry's attention. The musician then needs to impress the music industry with h ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biography report of Canadian poet and song writer Leonard Cohen.

The name Leonard Cohen is as much an integral part of Canadian art as any. The writer, poet and musician has dazzled audiences for decades with his socially conscious and melancholy writing and si ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Biography of Benjamin Franklin

an. He was everything from being a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist. Living with his grandson Temple, Franklin reached Philadelphia where the ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Famous Canadians:Charles Saunders biography first person.

is Charles Saunders. I was born on February 2, 1867. As a young man my main focus was on becoming a musician, but instead I chose a different path becoming a Plant Breeder. I did not really have any i ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Essay on "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin. Exploration of the character of the narrator. Could he be considered the real protagonist of the text? Or couldn't he?.

n beings trying to endure the hardships of life and, as a consequence, trying to grow up.Sonny is a musician and an artist who has lived most of his life surrounded by pain and he uses his music as a ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers