Essays Tagged: "counterpoint"

"The Telecasters"

y be tongue-in-cheek, its opposition of two dark colors demonstrates the principles of Ellingtonian counterpoint."Due to the scales of the paper, I am not going to discuss issues that concern the gene ...

(14 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2003

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

Optimism and Pessimism in London Literature.

itudes. Many look at the ugliness of London and reveal in it while others compare it to beauty as a counterpoint. London in the eighteen hundreds was not a pleasant setting and authors treat it differ ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Will China's rise ruin business in the rest of Asia?

rom plastic Christmas trees to computer chips.The continuing rise of Thai Carbon Black is a healthy counterpoint to that stereotype. Although the company would appear to be ripe for attack by cut-rate ...

(4 pages) 118 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Biography of Joseph Haydn

t several years as a struggling freelance musician. He studied on his own the standard textbooks on counterpoint and took occasional lessons from the noted Italian singing master and composer Nicola P ...

(1 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Paul Dukas

Paris Conservatory where he studied piano, harmony, and composition. He won the Prix de Rome for a counterpoint and fugue in 1886 and again in 1888 with the cantata, Velleda.As mentioned, Paul Dukas ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biography of Bizet

e musical, and admitted to the Paris Conservatoire just before his tenth birthday. There he studied counterpoint with Zimmerman and Gounod and composition with Halevy, and under Marmontel's tuition he ...

(8 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jul/2006

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

Richard Taylor's Endorsement of Fatalism: Sophistry and Lies

nificant point of invalidity in his argument. Subsequently I will offer a good-faith rebuttal to my counterpoint on behalf of Taylor followed by a final statement in support of my point.IIn the sixth ...

(12 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Concert Attendance Report

th, and his son arranged for him. Bach is the Baroque composer. Contrapunctus XIX was incorporating counterpoint, and explicitly and systematically explored the full range of contrapuntal. The volume ...

(2 pages) 89 1 3.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Every Consolation - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

llenges of the world and her own ability to negotiate those challenges and survive.Nanny provides a counterpoint to Janie’s early perspective on love and relationships. For Nanny, relationships a ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Citizen Kane

he characters while the materialistic theme is developed visually, creating a distinctive stylistic counterpoint. It is against the counterpoint that the themes unfold within the structure of a myster ...

(13 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Discuss the theme and tone of Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara

ilized years ago in the poem which we could saw in the wordings, 'concerto', 'coaxing diminuendo', 'counterpoint', 'crescendo', 'labyrinth' and 'daggerpoint'. Feelings are complex and hard to understa ... de their feelings in their mind by many pretentious motion. They create some 'coaxing diminuendo', 'counterpoint' in order to make their lives more civilized. However, in our surprise, the ending of t ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Secularism: Eternally Growing Examines the ideal of secularism through the works: "Confessions", by St. Augustine, "The Canterbury Tales", by Chaucer, "The Prince", by Machiavelli, and Shakespear

ate. This idea of theocracy, where God is the supreme civil ruler, is not without an equally strong counterpoint, however. Secularism- the concept that a government should exist separately from religi ...

(9 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature