Essays Tagged: "Woodwinds"

The history of the Mariachi

ments gave way to instruments imported by the Spanish: violins, guitars and harps, brass horns, and woodwinds. The Indian and mestizo musicians not only learned to play European instruments, but also ...

(8 pages) 122 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Beethoven, Bach, and Bartok.

he orchestra. Other instruments are occasional additions. Standard group of four sections: strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Different instruments treated individually.Fairly small; generally ...

(13 pages) 193 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550.

haracter and mood are captivating and touching.The standard instrumentation for this piece includes woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons), strings (violins, violas, cellos, and basses), a ...

(5 pages) 152 0 3.7 May/2003

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

Mahler Symphony 2 - Movement V

unding. Then, the conductor raises the base, which creates a dark forest image. At two minutes, the woodwinds create a light feathery sound, and then at three minutes the trumpets paint a picture as i ... d feeling. The voices are then accompanied with a soloist by the name of Carol Neblett and with the woodwinds and the orchestra. By the 11th section of this movement, the last section, a male chorus h ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

haracter and mood are captivating and touching.The standard instrumentation for this piece includes woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons), strings (violins, violas, cellos, and basses), a ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Woodwinds vs. Brass by John Lienhard

alls, the controversy that launched so long ago rages on. The question is, which is truly superior, woodwinds or brass?The woodwind instruments of the world have sustained a place in the world for man ... 's ability to play the instrument and the efficiency of the instrument. For example, one fact about woodwinds that may affect the competence is the fact that all of the instruments have many keys and ...

(5 pages) 14 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Trip-hop

ay strictly in those bounds. Often orchestral instruments such as the violin, bass, cello, and some woodwinds are used in trip-hop. These instruments combined with a strong beat form a melodic and rhy ...

(1 pages) 729 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Flutes

(1 pages) 54 4 4.6 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Maurice Ravel Review

erformance. The percussion surrounds the rear of the orchestra with the brass in front of them. The woodwinds are sporadic in the middle with the stringed instruments the front. The audience was very ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Renaissance

naissance while others were improved. Instrument families ranged from brass, strings percussion and woodwinds which will all be discussed further, as well as the many talented composers within this er ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies