Essays Tagged: "Clarinet"

History of Double Reeds

such as the oboe and bassoon. They are also thought by some to be the forerunners of the modern day clarinet as well. The history of these double reeds have changed greatly throughout the Middle Ages ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Do the texts in Richard Strauss' Don Juan and Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion present a straightforward contrast between male figures of authority and passive women?

through strong brass (especially the horn) and feminine music through high pitch violins, oboe and clarinet. His characters come alive as contrasting musical elements play and minds envision Don Juan ... (66-152) and Theme D (197-306) portrays the female personality through similar high pitch, feminine clarinet and oboe solos, but in a richer texture with the accompaniment of the full orchestra. The d ...

(8 pages) 140 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mahler Symphony 2 - Movement V

e lullaby sounding. The piece ends with decrescendo and then fades away. As the next song beings, a clarinet starts off the piece with a soft, slow mellow duet with the trumpets. It is very soft and f ... he cymbals cut in and give the movement a more intense sound. The piece finishes off at 4:19 with a clarinet playing a descending scale. During the sixth section of this movement, it starts off very d ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How does Stravinsky combine the elements of music, introduced to you in Unit 3, to establish the atmosphere of the "Shrovetide Fair"?

th the violins that begin the crescendo which develops throughout the introduction. Stravinsky adds clarinet to the repeated ostinato quaver motif thus building the dynamic contrast towards the first ... orchestra together in unison for the first time. The piece develops with the introduction of a new clarinet motif (Theme E ) and this staccato shape gives a feel of people at work. Percussion through ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

"Moon Palace" by Paul Auster- Development

kground.We learn that Fogg is an orphan living with his uncle Victor who makes a living playing his clarinet. Although Victor is Fogg's guardian and his closest living relative (as far as he knows) he ...

(6 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Benny Goodman

oodman born in 1909 in Chicago. His family was very poor when he was growing up. He had studied the Clarinet. At the end of 1926 he had joined Ben Pollack. When he had joined with Pollack he also reco ...

(2 pages) 12 1 4.5 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

If you could change one characteristic about yours

ill sets. On a given weekend, I may run 10 miles, volunteer at the community center or practice the clarinet. The following weekent I'll take a class in tile repair and redo my kitchen wallpaper. Frie ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

social economics

t impact on my life. When I was in seventh grade, my mother planned an orchestra performance for my clarinet solo, and I had to perform on the stage when I was not prepared for the orchestra performan ... my first year in college. However, the moment that had the most impact on my life was when I had a clarinet solo recital, in which I had to play five pieces of music while studying at Cal State Fulle ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes