Essays Tagged: "Igor Stravinsky"

AP Essay: Excerpt from Ignor Stravinsky. Rhetorical modes Stravinsky uses in order to convey his point of view.

In this passage, Stravinsky discusses orchestra conductors, making observations and conclusions concerning their true ... ors' behavior and effectively conveys his view to the reader. To present his point of view clearly, Stravinsky makes use of diction, satirical statements, and comparisons.Stravinsky manipulates his di ... words "great" and "style" encourage the reader to look into the word for added meaning. Throughout, Stravinsky's overall diction and statements seem rather rash and bold. He does not hesitate to prese ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Music Essay, music of the period 1900-1945, and it's concepts. Submit an essay discussing the comparisons of the concepts of music between two works.

The two works I choose are Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring", and Rachmaninoff's "Prelude Op. 3 No. 2."INTRODUCTION... that today originality and microtonal tunings.THE RITE OF SPRINGNobody could have expected Igor Stravinsky to go on and produce such a startlingly novel work as The Rite of Spring (Vesna svja ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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

The opening section of the "Shrovetide Fair" by Stravinsky begins with an ostinato in the upper woodwind with a flute solo and this light timbre cre ... er by Theme B with 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 to ... ough we are gradually leaving the main part of the fair with the hubbub diminishing .In conclusion, Stravinsky uses all the elements of music to express the feeling of the fair. The ever-changing comb ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

Theater Studies

tended to follow the route of definition by exemplification, pointing to certain archetypal works. Igor Stravinsky's Renard (composed in 1916 and performed in Paris in 1922, the year of Cocteau's rem ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Igor Stravinsky

In the passage, composer Igor Stravinsky describes orchestra conductors by using rhetorical devices and detailed language to ...

(2 pages) 3813 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Horrible “Great” Conductors

The Horrible "Great" Conductors Composer Igor Stravinsky has written a passage that discusses orchestra conductors. Stravinsky uses language ...

(3 pages) 3202 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

20th Century Arts and Artist Paper

thing or a celebration of postwar activities. Artist such as architect Frank Lloyd Wright, composer Igor Stravinsky, poet Langston Hughes, artist Pablo Picasso and dancer Isadora Duncan were very impo ... st creative and innovative architect (1998). Wright's career spanned 70 years.The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky launched the beginning of modern music (Glass, 1998). Igor Stravinsky was born in 18 ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

The Stravinsky Essay

an BaileyMrs.PinkneySeptember 15, 2014English 12Stravinsky EssayThe Stravinsky Essay was written by Igor Stravinsky a composer who expressed his harsh feelings towards conductors in this passage. In t ... s who really put in all the time, emotion, and effort into the piece of music that is being played. Igor Stravinsky expresses that the act of conducting is artificial. Just like politicians who are ab ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors