Essays Tagged: "live performances"

Music is lacking in integrity and originality (i.e. too much sampling and covering): an example essay

Loss of Music"The hills are alive with the sound of music." The hills are alive with the sound of covered, sampled, plagiarized, ... " is a major issue. Sampling is the extraction of portions of another artist's prior recordings or live performances and the reproduction of these pieces in other recordings of one's own. An artist ... means is any of this a new phenomenon. Bands have been using others material since music has been alive and kickin'. Songs such as "Blue Suede Shoes", "Yesterday", and "Twist and Shout" have been co ...

(3 pages) 118 0 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Transition from swing to bebop in jazz.

g band profession in entertainment. Swing emerged as a genre formulated on a swinging 4/4 beat with live performances completely written-out and arranged. During the 1940's a new form of jazz emerged ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Faith of Our Fathers Review of recording

. I then looked for VHS tapes. I found nothing. The essential part of this assignment was to find a live performance to view. The hard part of it was to find a tape of something relating to this class ... this class. I originally wanted to listen or watch a performance on a Beethoven piece. There are no live performances anywhere in the mall. I was probably looking in the wrong place. After an exhausti ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Compare and Contrast: Grateful Dead vs. Phish

y first rock concert when I was thirteen years old. Since then, I've been in search of the ultimate live music experience. Music is an integral part of my life and I've fueled my obsession with live m ... ed my obsession with live music by attending hundreds of concerts and collecting rare recordings of live performances. By far, my favorite band is the Grateful Dead, because of their intense and impro ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Childhood Influences

e in the city. Long before I was born, my parents wrestled with the decision about where they would live. My mother, a true midwestern farm girl, desperately hoped that my dad could find a surgical re ... t cars. Snap your fingers in LA and you have a choice of 50 movies to watch, 300 cable channels and live performances in every theatre. You could be in a coma and never be bored.In contrast, Ottumwa h ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Miles Davis

uential in raising the state of jazz to a highly respected art form. His recordings, along with the live performances with his bands, were important in jazz's acceptance as music with lasting artistic ... ce by a Group. Other albums that entered the popular charts included, 'A Tribute to Jack Johnson', 'Live-Evil', 'On the Corner', and 'In Concert'. "Bitches brew" was also groundbreaking from a technic ...

(17 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Technology in 20th and 21st Century Music

til the early1990s, to the state-of-the-art digital mixing desks used in majorrecording studios and live performances, electronic technology hasgreatly influenced both todays live and studio environme ... lable). I will conclude the essay with the question 'Haselectronic technology degraded the state of live music in performanceover the past fifty years?'The post-war era of the 1960's was a time when a ...

(15 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science