Essays Tagged: "Wagner"

Music History - Biography on Johannes Brahms from 1870. Includes Musical Output, and works by Opus no.

m and the Viennese critic Eduard Hanslick.(*) Both men saw Brahms as the last best hope of the anti-Wagnerites, and though Brahms admired the older composer's music but disliked his "stilted, bombasti ... bastic" language and dramaturgy--he would become the unwilling focus of organized opposition to the Wagner cult.Brahms's long-awaited First Symphony, Op. 68, premiered in 1876, led to claims that h ...

(8 pages) 140 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The more faithful, the better adaptation?

de.Among the countless adaptations in the industry, a simple classification is still possible. From Wagner, there are three types of adaptations: transposition ? a novel 'directly given on screen'; co ... ith the end, and must transplant the whole scenario so that little of the original is identifiable (Wagner 1975: 222-223).Criticism on AdaptationGabriel Miller controversially states that 'the novels' ...

(10 pages) 139 1 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitism (Wagner:1813-1883)

Dr. Douglass Seaton states in his textbook that Richard Wagner (1813-1883) "...like many artists of the time, became involved in the political uprisings tha ... on grata in Germany." While this is true, what Dr. Seaton fails to mention in the short blurb about Wagner is his extreme hatred for Jewish people. It was not necessarily only the radical ideas that c ... r many people; it was also his extreme anti-semitism. This paper will explore the many instances of Wagner's anti-semetic feelings, both within his life, letters, and music.Wagner often attributed any ...

(5 pages) 97 1 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, uses textual references to show Miller's opinion that the American dream is difficult or impossible in today's capitalistic society.

rying to live vicariously through his favorite son. He gets frustrated with his own position at the Wagner Company and takes it out on Biff, calling him "a lazy bum" and declaring that "not finding yo ...

(4 pages) 130 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Virtuosity in the Romantic Period.

length of the classical symphony and opera was hugely extended, as seen by Mahler's symphonies and Wagner's operas. The creations of the romantic artist were emotional in character rather than guided ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

In the classroom that I observed I found it hard to pick just one academic expectation to talk about in this paper.

tray there own point of view.In another art class that I observed the taught by Ms. Bennett also at Wagner Traditional High School. She was reviewing for a tests over the Middle ages influences on art ... new teacher standards are.For example, In an social studies class that was taught by Coach Woff at Wagner Traditional High School. He over did himself by using technology in the classroom. At that ti ...

(3 pages) 149 0 1.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biography of Hugo Wolf

ooked up to many famous musicians and wanted to follow in their footsteps. At age fifteen, Wolf met Wagner who in-turn became his idol. Wagner taught Wolf at the Vienna Conservatory. Wolf was hard to ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gaddis' Agape Agape: Dead Man Micturates on Masses' Delight (complete with annotated bibliography).

la andtelevision - leads to the deterioration of truly brilliant minds and magnificent souls such asWagner and Tolstoy, culminating in a 'collapse of everything, of meaning, of language, ofvalues, of ... ut of the equation you've got nothing left not even love no, hadthat somewhere if I had that letter Wagner wrote to Rockel where love's lost sight of becauseeverything we do, think, take and give is i ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Richard Strauss's "Don Juan"

d motion creates a sense of reaching higher, a sense of desire and hope. This is the same idea that Wagner encompassed in Tristan and Isolde. During the scene where Tristan and Isolde start to realize ... . During the scene where Tristan and Isolde start to realize they are both in love with each other, Wagner uses chromatic ascending lines to perpetuate the love melody. This same idiom is used in crea ...

(14 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay discusses the intersting life of the musical composer, Richard Wagner.

It is not often that composers have had so profound an impact on their time as Richard Wagner. His operas and artistic philosophy influenced not only musicians but also poets, painters, a ... though the public both liked and disliked his works, noone can deny their greatness.Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig on May 22 1813. He was born into a theatrical family. He was the ninth ch ... pzig on May 22 1813. He was born into a theatrical family. He was the ninth child of Carl Friedrich Wagner, a police actuary, and Johanna Rosine Wagner. There is some discrepancy as to who his real fa ...

(5 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2005

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

Examples of Efficient Use of Music in Film.

a band of soldiers take their helicopters over a small Vietnamese village, and the blaring tones of Wagner's musical piece "Ride of the Valkyries" comes on. In short, Coppola's objective was to associ ... o associate Wagner's connection with the Nazis and America's unjust involvement in the Vietnam War. Wagner was truly one of the great composers, but his ties and support of the Nazis truly stained his ...

(1 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Social Networking Sites: Dangerous or Beneficial

ages to create their own profiles in order to meet other people who may or may not live near them (Wagner). MySpace, one of the most popular social networking websites, currently has 76 million users ... nces they may face in the future because of the information posted on their social networking site (Wagner). Many people also believe that social networking sites are wonderful because they allow orga ...

(7 pages) 420 0 3.1 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Marine Life Leaped From Simple to Complex after Greatest Mass Extinction"

ones (many interrelationships i.e. predator/prey).After the mass extinction, according to Peter J. Wagner, the lead author of the study, complex communities have flourished and outnumbered the simple ... this lasting effect on the nature of communities when the other mass extinctions did not. What Dr. Wagner is sure of is that the shift towards more motile animals was a lasting trait and is seen in t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Critical Thinking

one hundred years ago." In looking for evidence to support this belief in The La Guardia and Wagner Archives about New York City social history from the 1940's that I discovered that many of th ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critical Thinking

one hundred years ago." In looking for evidence to support this belief in The La Guardia and Wagner Archives about New York City social history from the 1940's that I discovered that many of th ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Right To Israel

meland (Packouz 1). The Jews also believe that they have held dominion over Israel for 3,300 years (Wagner 1), therefore giving them the right to own it in the present. Another main argument for the J ... holy site known as the Temple Mount. Palestinians also have arguments for the Jewish point of view (Wagner 1). They say that Palestinians were the majority of the population of the land of Israel. As ...

(4 pages) 21 1 4.4 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Internal Affairs of Jake Barnes in The Sun Also Rises

e Barnes demonstrates the reason for this polarity is the inability to rise above that mediocrity. (Wagner-Martin, 21-25)Early in the novel, Cohn tells Jake that he yearns to get away from Paris, and ... s clear when Brett turns away from Jake in the cab in response to Jake’s attempt at intimacy. (Wagner-Martin, 30-41) Brett states that she does not “want to gothrough that hell again.” ...

(3 pages) 819 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychological theories

ehaviorism is a theory of learning based on the idea that behavior is learned through conditioning (Wagner, 2009).There are two major types of conditioning; Classical and Operant. Classical conditioni ... ed on internal states such as motivation, thinking, attention, problem solving and decision making (Wagner, 2009). There are several theories based upon cognitive psychology studying the mental proces ...

(7 pages) 258 0 3.8 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Elements that Make for Good Horror Fiction: The Great God Pan and The Three Strangers

short story.Arthur Machen’s Great God Pan is perhaps one of the most horrifying stories in the Wagner-Wise anthology. The story feels like a roller coaster while reading it. You get a small glimp ... y way to have a chance of escaping Satan’s power is to die.However, not all the stories in the Wagner and Wise anthology are as good as The Great God Pan. Thomas Hardy’s The Three Strangers ...

(4 pages) 1152 0 4.3 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Domestic Violence

t do come forward rarely pursue the charges, making it difficult for the justice system to prevail (Wagner, 2007). In order to recognize domestic violence, one has to understand who, where, what, when ... he attack. The abuser knows that it is very unlikely that the victim will pursue any legal charges (Wagner, 2007).Domestic abuse in the verbal form can occur anywhere and is typically unnoticed by gen ...

(14 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues