Essays Tagged: "Swing"

Reasons for the Decline of the Swing Era.

join the war effort. Big bands lost some of their great members, and thus big bands came to an end. Swing music, which was very popular during the war, died out at the end of the war. This happened be ... music, which was very popular during the war, died out at the end of the war. This happened because swing music was a reminder of the war and many people who were sad about the war tuned out swing or ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Definition and history of Jazz ( german )

en] um ca. 1890 entstanden. Es war mehr eine Tanzmusik, die sich vom Jazz vor allem durchmangelnden swing (mehr taktorientiert, stampfend) und starke Synkopierung (darunter versteht man eineRhythmusve ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

That Something

ay.You've got that somethingThat changes work into play.You've got that somethingThat makes my body swing.You've got that somethingThat make me think that I have wings.You've got that somethingThat ma ...

(1 pages) 62 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Favorite place I have ever been (or want to go) and why?

to the quiet garden, full of flowers, trees and waterfalls. In the middle of the garden there is a swing; that swing is for me. Evening sun lightens it tenderly with its last strength and there is no ... d; not a single person.There I feel the most protected, most loved; loved by God. While I sit on my swing I talk to Him and He helps me. God helps me not to fall down from the swing, which sometimes g ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an essay I had to write describing an experience of a memorable experience and describing a time in your life... A discriptive-memoir type.

snake in the tree?" I said aloud. As I pointed to it, everybody glancedover."That looks like a rope swing," Joe said.We all got up and wondered towards it. It was a rope swing. The rope was thirtyfeet ... . One end was tied to the branch of a heftytree. There were two knots tied to the other end. It was swinging back and forth,just barely touching the water.Joe told us he would test it. He climbed up t ...

(5 pages) 55 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Perfect World

ay into a transparent vapor.Pixie was looking at him. "What?" he asked."Come on."She led him to the swing set that her father had given her when she was two. It was one of those wooden ones with the y ... her when she was two. It was one of those wooden ones with the yellow plastic slide and blue rubber swings. The chains were rusted from age, and the years had caused the seat to sink lower and lower t ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Rookie Arrives" by Thomas J. Dygard: Why Ted Bell was so successful?

Ted Bell wanted to get better and he did this by putting countless hours in the park practicing his swing and catching the ball. Ted said "I remember being around the age of seven and practically livi ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Bully

back to my early childhood. It was a beautiful Spring day, not just any day, today was the day the swings were to be hung in the park after hibernating in the city shanty for the winter. Finally I wo ... et to soar as free as a bird! After school I ran and ran to get to the park, but when I arrived the swings were all occupied. I was so determined to swing, so I waited and waited, hours must have gone ...

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is A Dog Truly Man's Best Friend

inutes of "play time."� The kids and I would go in the background and play hide-and-go seek, swing on the swing set, kick-ball, and any other imaginative game we could think of. One particular ... em to get into the house. By the time I got to the backyard, I saw my older friend leaping onto the swing set. As he jumped onto the top of the swing set, the dog had merely missed biting into his foo ...

(6 pages) 634 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Cautious Mind

d I had an amazing game of soccer which completely exhausted me physically so I took a break on the swings. As I swung higher and higher I noticed my cousin taking a swing into his hand, which struck ... nd, which struck me as very odd, then everything happened in one split second. My cousin tossed the swing into the air due to his own stupidity and it cut a deep gash at the back of my head, but only ...

(2 pages) 19 1 2.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Making the Catch

f it's another out or a game costing error.As you stand with your hands on your knees, watching the swing of the batter before you, you try to calculate which way the ball will be directed on a hit by ... before you, you try to calculate which way the ball will be directed on a hit by the timing of the swing and body position of the batter. Once you've made the proper adjustments, it's time to get men ...

(1 pages) 453 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Footloose

had the dance. Everyone had prom like dresses on and they were dancing like crazy. They were doing swing dancing and all other sorts of dancing. It amazes me that those girls could dance in about thr ...

(1 pages) 1291 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Disco, A Dance Revolution

not consider disco when they are choosing a revolution, but disco was the hottest dance craze since swing in the 50's and more people discoed than any other form of dancing for many decades to come. ...

(2 pages) 12 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Comparison: Titleist 762 and the Titleist 690 MB

ine with the 762's. If you purchase either of these clubs you need to have a very consistent, solid swing. Cost is one area were these two sets of irons differ dramatically. Both sets of clubs ...

(2 pages) 1544 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Was Frankie Silver Hanged Justly?

ankie ran and hid under the covers of their bed until she heard him hit the floor. She took another swing and this time completely severed his head. To get rid of the evidence she chopped him up in pi ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How to play golf

Golf InformationCorrect PostureMaintaining the right posture is the first step in swinging a golfclub powerfully, accurately and successfully. The key to maintaining good golf postur ... power behind it).Proper Elbow ReleaseProper elbow release is a very important part of successfully swinging a club. When starting your swing, be sure that your elbows are bent a little. As you contin ... When starting your swing, be sure that your elbows are bent a little. As you continue to your back swing and follow through, allow your elbows to ease and release at the same speed at which your knee ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports