Essays Tagged: "playing the piano"

Willie Keith in Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny "

iously. He didn't even take Princeton seriously. 'But his real career at Princeton had consisted of playing the piano and inventing bright little songs for parties and shows.' Willie just took everyth ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aerosmith and Front man Steven Tyler. It's mainly about Steven Tyler, How the band started out, and their drug addictions. They overcame everything, and how they became great rock gods.

(nee Blancha) Tallarico. His father was a classical musician and played in shows. He was constantly playing the piano, so Steven grew up listening to him play. When Steven was seven years old, he had ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Essay and Biography on Enigma and Michael Cretu.

world wide.Michael Cretu was born in Bucharest, Romania on May 18th, 1957 and at the age of 5 began playing the piano. At eight years old, Cretu was accepted into the Lyzeum #2, a college for gifted y ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.9 Nov/2002

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

Béla Bartók

se of this he spent his early years in isolation from other children, often listening to his mother playing the piano. Béla showed precocious musical ability and began to compose dances at the ... perform or to have his works broadcast in Nazi Germany or "fascist" Italy. He even largely avoided playing in Budapest. In 1931 he went to the French Embassy to accept the Légion d'honneur but ...

(9 pages) 115 1 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Rock & Roll: Its effects on our culture

ion but who really came up with the idea. Of course Chuck Berry was the one doing the actual guitar playing and ripping out all of those well known riffs in AJohnny Be Good,@ but it was Johnnie Johnso ... up with the idea to play those types of guitar riffs. Johnson was born in West Virginia and started playing the piano at the age of 5. He amazed his family each time he sat down to play. A lot of John ...

(7 pages) 169 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Parents Who Push their Children in relation to Amy Tan's "Two Kinds"

d play in a talent show. Having not actually practiced very long, because the daughter did not like playing the piano, the talent show goes badly. After the show, the daughter never expect to play the ... pect to play the piano again, but when it comes time for her lesson, the mother forces her to start playing again. The daughter says, "I assumed my talent show fiasco meant I never had to play the pia ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

A Summary of Amy Tan's "Two Kinds."

talent but fails in every attempt. While watching television one night, Ni-Kan's mother sees a boy playing the piano and decides this will be the perfect talent for Ni-Kan. She is forced by her mothe ... years she played "Pleading Child" the piece from the recital followed by "Perfectly Content." After playing the two pieces Ni-Kan comes to realize she could have been a good pianist had her mother not ...

(1 pages) 18 0 2.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pianist David Hetrick

ent write up I have decided to write about the musician named David Hetrick. David Hetrick has been playing the piano since he was five years old. David Hetrick gave piano lessons when he was eight ye ...

(1 pages) 7 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Annabel Lee

osis. Poe and Virginia were never apart and never seen fighting, but there came a time when Poe was playing the piano and Virginia was singing along until she began coughing and coughed up a small amo ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Zalta's Diary: A Child's Life In Sarajevo

ting holidays in her basement, losing her uncle, and having her best friends killed by a bomb while playing in a park. Zlata was an overachiever who would not settle for less than an A. She enj ... an overachiever who would not settle for less than an A. She enjoyed many activities like singing, playing the piano, and especially admiring models and famous American actresses. She was very close ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Duke Elington

d earn a good living.Growing up, Edward loved to play sports. Baseball was his favorite. Edward was playing baseball one day when he accidentally got hit on the head with a bat. His mother thought tha ... was too dangerous to play, so she made him take piano lessons instead. Edward was not interested in playing the piano, so the lessons stopped. Edward didn?t start playing the piano seriously until he ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sense and Sensibility Book Report

Margaret and not Elinor. We do learn, however, that Elinor can get emotional too. When Marianne was playing the piano at their new cottage, Elinor cries as she listens. She said the song was her late ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Martha Washington

). She grew up in the Dandridge home "Chestnut Grove" and enjoyed riding horses, gardening, sewing, playing the piano and dancing. She received a fair education, something girls didn't receive at the ...

(4 pages) 1143 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Industrial Revolution

olpe. The ladies in the social class were encouraged ladylike activities such as embroidery, playing the piano, or drawing. True social ladies did not work outside from the house and did not do ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Keller was an influence on Paul's development as a young man.

oves to Adelaide to study music he is still arrogant, "I was smug, insufferable - and far better at playing the piano than anyone else." Paul thinks that since he was taught by the "Eduard Keller" , h ... d listened to Keller's confession it's possible that Keller would of felt ready to teach Paul about playing piano with passion or "rubato." This would of influenced Paul's piano career significantly. ...

(3 pages) 36 2 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Life of Jerry Garcia

mp; roll band the Grateful Dead. Garcia learned to play guitar when he was 15 years old, originally playing folk and rock & roll. Not only did Jerry produce thirteen studio albums, but also record ... ns for much of his childhood. His father was a retired professional musician and his mother enjoyed playing the piano.(Grateful Dead).Many tragic events occurred during Jerry's lifetime before his mus ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies