Essays Tagged: "soloist"

William Christopher Handy - the Godfather of Blues

attention with the publication of his MEMPHIS BLUES in 1912. Hebegan his musical career as a cornet soloist and bandmaster with minstrel shows;one of his earislst engagements was with the World's Colu ... attention with the publication of his MEMPHIS BLUES in 1912. Hebegan his musical career as a cornet soloist and bandmaster with minstrel shows;one of his earislst engagements was with the World's Colu ...

(14 pages) 107 0 3.5 Feb/1996

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

A Life Interrupted. Speaks of Eric 'Eazy-E' Wright

hment. They eventually took their message of inner-city struggle to millions of fans worldwide.As a soloist, Eazy's career was even more incredible. He launched Compton/Ruthless Records in 1987 and by ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/1996

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

Mozart: A Complete Biography

e, he changed the way it was written and performed, "The former 'gallant' virtuosic contest between soloist and orchestra of the earlier, pre-Vienna works is resolved by Mozart, transforming it instea ...

(24 pages) 54 1 4.8 Apr/2007

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

Folk Music Assignment

most ceremonies, the instrumentalists would not be seen because the focus is supposed to be on the soloist. In addition, recording of the accompaniment may be used.Comment on the elements of music in ... po is Moderato, and the notes are mostly 8th and 16th. The texture is homophonic, because there the soloist is being supported by the chordal accompaniment of the instrumentalists. Timbre is outlined ...

(4 pages) 1022 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Benny Goodman

odalsky, Bix Beiderbecke, and Art Kassel. In 1925, he joined Ben Pollack's band in Los Angeles as a soloist. His first solo recording was "He's the Last Word" in 1926. Pollack's band moved to Ne ...

(2 pages) 7 0 4.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Reminiscing Poet

vidual occurrences and feelings. The transformation of the bird from a jolly vocalist to a mournful soloist of darkness corresponds directly to the feelings that Whitman himself was experiencing. Whit ...

(1 pages) 295 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Music

Your Mind." Besides the voice, the only other instrument used in this song was the guitar. The soloist sang the melody while the guitar played the harmony. The tempo is moderato. The timbre of ... were four other instruments playing: (2) guitars, drum, and bass. The melody was performed by the soloist and the two guitars provided the harmony. The rhythm was played by the drum and bass. The ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Pauls Case

n beaming down onto his shoulders. Paul seems to "lose himself" once again at the symphony when the soloist begins to sing and when she had finished Paul clapped louder than anyone else. Before that h ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life is a musical performance; it presents us with crescendos

what I want to do for as long as I?m on this earth. I can still remember my first performance as a soloist; it was the Christmas concert of December 2001. Susana Garcia was just about to be done with ...

(3 pages) 393 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies