Essays Tagged: "classical style"

Term Paper on Aaron Copland

e the first American student of Nadia Boulanger. It was here that Copland developed much of his neo-classical style. Although he enjoyed the precise structure that Boulanger had taught him, Copland's ... nd proceeded to produce what is now considered the epitome of 'American' music. He combined his neo-classical schooling with jazz-like syncopation and a new, more 'open' use of old chordal progression ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.6 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Romantic poetry puts the self before everything including the outside world: compare "I am" by John Clare to "So we'll go no more aroving" By Lord Byron

ore A-Roving' put the self beforethe outside world.'I am' is wrote with no exception to this in the classical style ofromanticism. The first person or 'I' is used throughout the poem. 'I am:yet what I ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Canova's "Perseus with Head of Medusa"

Perseus with the Head of Medusa:This piece, made to replicate the Greek classical style, stands tall above entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This sculpture, creat ...

(1 pages) 82 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A Formal Analysis on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor , Op. 37

the concerto in a broad viewc)Formal and musical analysis with respect to the Concerto Form in the Classical Style (As a precursor of Romantic Age)d)Conclusionsa)Beethoven ConcertosAccording to commo ... commonly agreed placement of this concerto among others, the waythat it still carries features of a classical concerto-but with a few innovations that look forward and that will be influential, this c ...

(16 pages) 224 3 4.0 May/2003

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

Comparison of the Met and Guggenheim Museum New York

ion of form and function, one dependent on the other. The Metropolitan Museum is the epitome of neo-Classical style while the Guggenheim is a modernist powerhouse. Each museum serves the same purpose: ... m houses the largest collection of art in the western hemisphere and is built of limestone. The neo-Classical style hails back to the great civilizations of Greece and Rome. The area surrounding the e ...

(7 pages) 142 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

In what ways and to what extent is an understanding of historical context important in approaching the works of David Rousseau and Jaques Louis David?

ith a purely formal analysis, based on the techniques he uses to create them. He painted in the Neo-classical style, therefore adopting the style, subjects and traditional techniques of Ancient Roman ... ok, Colour Plate 41) for example, depicts an event from Roman history. In this painting he uses the Classical technique of objects and using perspective lines to create the illusion of depth. He also ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Account for the centrality of ancient sculpture to the canon of art in Western Europe between the Renaissance and the early nineteenth century.

The sculptures of the Pantheon were often seen as the best examples of the 'highclassical style' Greek art. They consisted of one long frieze, several square panels andtwo huge tri ... ussin (1594-1665) and Le Brun (1619-90) who achieved canonical status duringtheir own lifetime, the classical style which focused on achieving Ideal beauty becamethe institutionalised norm, whilst art ... great admiration forthe famous antique sculptures, but he emphasised Greek art as the high point ofclassical art. This in the long run helped to establish the their pre-eminence. He statedexplicitly ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Looking at the first movement of Sammartini's Symphony in F Major, No. 32. Discuss how it demonstrates the general music characteristic of a new classical style.

Most instrumental music of the Classical period pursued a three- or four-movement form with a first movement in sonata form, which ... movement in sonata form, which expands on binary form. Some general music characteristics of a new classical style that are going to be discussed in this assignment are in terms of melody, harmony an ... in this assignment are in terms of melody, harmony and also the form.Melody:The focus on melody in classical style was directed to a more linear structure, in contrast to the frequent sequential expa ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

France: Chateau de Blois

King Louis XII. Four stages of history converge at Blois: Medieval, Gothic, Renaissance and Classical Styles. Under King Louis XII Gothic style flourished, the equestrian statue of the king wh ... nder the supervision of François Mansard: between 1635 and 1638, a new wing was built in the classical style. Since its creation Chateau de Blois has had its share of famous people, for ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.2 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is among the most significant and enduringly popular composers of European classical music and is widely regarded as one of history's greatest composers. His works today are s ... atest composers. His works today are still regarded as among some of the most well know and beloved classical music. He is a timeless figure, whose music is widely recognized as masterpieces of the cl ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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


musical theory, technique, and motivated him to pursue a musical career. His style of teaching was classical, since he played the violin and was accustomed to the classical style of music. This was S ... also another example of a well-rounded musician. In Elvis' music you can find traces of jazz, rock, classical, country, blues, and folk. This wonderful musical mixture inspired Carlos, and soon he beg ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Baccahe

ramatic elements that each playwright has utilised.The Bacchae is consistent with the Ancient Greek classical style of prologue, parados, five episodes/ stasimon and exodus. Its linear storyline is mi ...

(9 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


survivors were overcome with desolation as the "Argus" sailed off. This was different than previous Classical style paintings because it was the first time an artist used a contemporary subject for a ... ir world of painting was based on rules and mental patients were not viewed as acceptable subjects. Classical paintings emphasized religion and few if any of Gericault's paintings contained any religi ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Art History "Oath Of The Horatii"

eated The Oath of the Horatii on the eve of the French revolution in 1784. This painting uses a Neo-classical style in an illustration of a story form the pre-Republican Rome in 669 B.C. The Rome and ... brother?s muscular arms and legs stand out in a straight and rigid fashion coinciding with the Neo-Classical value placed upon the ideal. The straight, parallel, and rigid lines formed by the brother ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

the narrative structure of public enemy by wellma

sess this claim through discussing two or more narrative elements and the extent to which they lack classical narrative motivation.From the origins of the film directors have strived to make the p ... r audiences, and gradually directors (particularly in America) developed a formula which became the Classical Hollywood Narrative this style influenced many people who go to see films and those who ma ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Comparing Classical and Romantic Music through the finale of Mozart's "Clarinet Quintet" and Mahler's Symphony no.1 in D major "Titan"

The Music of the classical and Romantic era is a period of time where it shows the development and different styles o ... non-musical developments through that period of time.After the Renaissance and the Baroque era, the Classical era soon followed at around the 1720-1820's. During these times in Europe, there were many ... oco style, with its light colors, curved lines, and graceful ornaments, which greatly resembles the classical period. Shortly after the Classical period, the Romantic era appeared during the 1820-1900 ...

(10 pages) 52 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Landscape painting in Ireland during 18th century: George Barret (1732-1784) William Ashford (1746-1824) and Thomas Roberts (1748-1778).

drawings. At this period they looked at continental masters' skills, shown in their mature works of classical style of Dutch, appreciating antiquity; with Italian and French emphasis. The Dublin Socie ... s, so it was often drawn by his friend Sawrey Gilpin. In London he encountered English tradition of classical training and ideas of landscape. He depicted views around the counties of Wicklow and Dubl ...

(6 pages) 9 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Truffaut and the New Cinema

style took an early dominant role in the history of film, with the majority of films following this classical style. They were appealing to the masses, and were very profitable. This style did not app ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History