Essays Tagged: "organist"

Robert Schumann

nn home.At the age of seven Robert received his first piano lessons, fromJohann Gottfried Kuntzsch, organist at St. Mary's Church, and schoolmasterat the Zwickau Lyceum. Kuntzsch was a kindly, conserv ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.6 Jan/1997

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

Johann Sebastian Bach

he Michaeliskirche in Luneburg. When his voice broke, he continued to make music as a violinist and organist and its said that he studied with Georg Bohm another well known organist and composer. In t ... ell known organist and composer. In the summer of 1702 Bach left Luneburg and applied for a post as organist of the Jacobskirche, Sangerhausen. In November he won his vacancy, but the duke of Sachan-W ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958).

ned individual and English. Receiving a Doctorate in Music from Cambridge in 1901, he was appointed organist at Lambeth and his interest in English folk music dates from his stay there. Vaughan Willia ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

A biography of composer Gustav Holst (1874-1914).

the harp, moved to England and became a fashionable harp teacher. Holst's father Adolph, a pianist, organist and choirmaster, taught piano lessons and gave recitals; his mother, who died when Gustav w ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2003

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

An analysis of Bach's prelude and fugue no.6 book 1 and brief biography of bach.

l theory. When he was ten he was orphaned and went to live with his elder brother Johann Christoph, organist at St. Michael's Church, Ohrdruf, who gave him lessons in keyboard playing. From 1700 to 17 ... School in Lüneburg, where he sang in the church choir and probably came into contact with the organist and composer Georg Böhm. He also visited Hamburg to hear J.A. Reincken at the organ of ...

(14 pages) 103 1 5.0 Sep/2003

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

Johann Sebastian Bach: This details his life and studies from his brith to his death. Also includes famous works of his.

studying five hours of music per week. His mentor at this time was his brother. His brother was an organist at that time. His brother might have sparked Johann's interest in preparing fugue's and mas ... edge of various composers, languages, and styles.He began applying for professional positions as an organist at the age of eighteen. He returned to Arnstad where he was employed as a pipe organ tuner, ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

GF Handel.

orge to pursue a career in law. Nonetheless, George stuck with music.He began studying with a local organist by the name of F. W. Zachow. Zachow taught young George the fundamentals of keyboarding and ... amily refused this offer. Instead, he studied law at the university of Halle, and was deputy to the organist at the cathedral.In 1703 Handel moved to Hamburg in search of bigger and better things musi ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Beethoven

he necessary systematic training in piano performance and composition from Christian Gottlob Neefe, organist and court musician in Bonn.when Beethoven got to the age of 12 he had some music published. ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Summaries of the greatest composers in MUsic (Sebastian Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Handel, Monteverdi, Brahms)

go professional. His first job came as a violinist for the orchestra at Weimar. He later became an organist for the Church in Arnstadt from 1703 to 1707 and then the Church of St. Blaise at Muhlhause ... h of St. Blaise at Muhlhausen from 1707 and 1708. There were several problems with his career as an organist and he returned to Weimar.In 1707, Bach married his cousin Maria Barbara. They had seven ch ...

(7 pages) 124 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Organists' Influence on JS Bach

owledge of the organ rather than his musical compositions. He spent most of his life employed as an organist. People would come from far and wide to have him test their organs in the thorough and crit ... their organs in the thorough and critical way he was known for.It is no wonder that Bach, a master organist, was influenced by other organists throughout his life. He was originally initiated into or ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The life of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Johann Sebastian Bach existed as a famous composer and organist. For the most part he was an essential member of his family, his intelligence combined exce ... onious musical performer in local festivals. His sons moreover, descendants where survived renowned organists as well as composers. One of his grandsons was Johann Ambrosius Bach who lived from 1645 t ... out his self-determining studies in music. At this time he held positions as singer, violinist, and organist. When he was ten he was orphaned and went to live in the midst of his elder brother Johann ...

(6 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

1680-1750 On Marc 21st 1685 Johann Sebastian Bach was born. A German composer an organist and one of the greatest composers of the western world. He was the son of Johann Ambrosius, ... musicians of the town of Eisenach in Thuringia.The members of the Bach family had positions such as organists, town instrumentalists, or cantors and the family name enjoyed a wide reputation for music ... ord. He was also admitted into organ playing by his famous uncle, Johann Christoph Bach who was the organist at the Georgenkirche in Eisenach.Sebastian was a very hard working pupil and soon he became ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Write a short biography on Arthur Benjamin, composer of Jamaican Rhumba. this is a standard task for year 10 music students in Australia

de his first public appearance as a pianist. His formal music training began three years later with organist George Sampson. A few years later he began composing his own music.Many women strongly infl ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Johann Sebastian Bach

n years old he was orphaned and had to live with his elder brother J. Christopher Bach which was an organist for St. Michaels Church in Ohrdruf. J. Christopher Bach gave his little brother lessons on ... ded St. Michaels School in Luneburg, at this school he sang in the choir and came into contact with organist and composer Georg Bohm, acquiring a dream to become a composer. After a failed attempt to ...

(3 pages) 26 1 5.0 Dec/2004

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

Martin Luther King

ld or would not follow. Johns believed strongly in "Negro spirituals." At one time he requested the organist to play a spiritual, which she refused because "it was not done at Dexter"(Branch p.11). Th ...

(1 pages) 338 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elizabeth Jennings Graham

eacher and that was one of her friends from her job. Elizabeth was going to church to perform as an organist. She was late. Elizabeth heard the conductor saying that no colored should be on the bus. T ...

(2 pages) 1361 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies