Essays Tagged: "melodies"

Beijing Opera (or Peking Opera) .

are not in Beijing but in the Chinese provinces of Anhui and Hubei. Beijing Opera got its two main melodies, Xi_Pi and Er_Huang, from Anhui and Hubei operas. It then absorbed music and arias from oth ... jointly performed in the stage. The combination gradually formed the mainstream of Beijing Opera's melodies. One of the rare forms of entertainment, it was favored by people from all walks of the soc ...

(2 pages) 78 2 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Joseph Haydn. A four page biography of his life, music, and accomplishments.

In 1750 a new era of music began. Prior to this time, music was written to accommodate one mood, melodies were spun out and complex, and music was very ornamental. This was the Baroque era. Changes ... n effect of this. Baroque style music was just too hard for the middle class. Replacing the complex melodies was the Greek and Roman based ideals, where balance and symmetry were stressed. One of the ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Bela Bartok

she played, he would adjust to her tempo changes. By the age of three he was playing the one-finger melodies for forty songs on the piano.At the age of five, Bartók developed a bronchial disord ... love for their unrestrained melody and free rhythm. Bartók was familiar with the traditional melodies that Brahms and Liszt had integrated into their compositions, but after listening to variou ...

(24 pages) 75 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Richard Strauss's "Don Juan"

alities was developing the individual characters' melodic themes. The most obvious example of these melodies is found in the development of the secondary themes, or the "loves" themes. The secondary t ... of the admiration that Don Juan has for his first love. As the theme begins to exit, the chromatic melodies begin to leave the main tonal center. This makes the melody seem as if it is fading in and ...

(14 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brief History of Jazz

nces. It stands to reason that the musicians (who often did not read music) did not simply play the melodies continuously but came up with variations to keep the performances interesting.Since corneti ...

(8 pages) 177 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Putnam's Camp

rches and patriotic tunes are incorporated to make up a splendid arrangement of different tones and melodies. Musical quotes intrude on the dissonant confusion and pull us out into different perspecti ...

(1 pages) 23 1 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


t" combines high drama, realistic if unconventional morality, and strong characters with astounding melodies. It was based on the play "I Am a Camera" by John van Druten. John Kander, the composer of ...

(2 pages) 29 1 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Late 1960's.

time'. The album I have chosen to study is 'The Doors' by The Doors and to do so I will analyse the melodies, harmonies, instrumentation, production and arrangement of the album.The late 1960's brough ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How to Listen to Music.

ng how different music effects people in different ways. Every style of music have their own beats, melodies, and instruments which give different effects to the human year. From that difference peopl ...

(5 pages) 130 0 3.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Musical analysis of "Interpol" by Specialist and "You" by Tim Hughes, focusing on the use of melody in the samples.

bass line serves as the theme for the piece as it runs throughout the whole song and all the other melodies are based upon it. The vocal line fits with the 4/4 beat of the piece, with subtle vocal ac ... r melody (consisting of a succession of accented strummed chords) begins and soon after 3 different melodies are rapidly added. The guitar melody is repeated but at a different pitch level; creating a ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music in schools and why it shouldn't be cut.

But music can also be beneficial for a child's development. At an early age children can imitate melodies and rhythms, most of the time without even realizing it. They can even compose music spont ... g presented to them, but those above were able to distinguish and notice the changes in the musical melodies they were hearing.Today children are exposed to a variety of music at a very early age a ...

(9 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Untitled Story

of the room and next to the window was an old woman playing a piano, its keys yellow from years of melodies; a memoir waiting for someone to give it back its voice so that it can sing the story of th ...

(3 pages) 31 2 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Six Broad Categories of Instruments

of popularity and need for betterment. For generations, music was a concept of solely vocal chants, melodies, organums, and little or no notations. Then instruments such as the rebec, pipe, and psalte ... ss. The violin has a characteristic musical tone and ability to be played to rapid compositions and melodies which are very busy in sound. "Violinists also create special sounds by using the following ...

(13 pages) 51 0 4.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Muse And Music

the speaker's state of meditation and melancholy.        Milton knows that simple melodies are easily understood as he makes references to music in "L'Allegro." The speaker tells ...

(3 pages) 458 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Music In Milton

the speaker's state of meditation and melancholy.        Milton knows that simple melodies are easily understood as he makes references to music in "L'Allegro." The speaker tells ...

(3 pages) 443 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chopin Nocturne

ea of what was possible on the piano with intimate, brilliant, singing and diverse sounds. Chopin's melodies sound vocal more than instrumental. Chopin's nocturnes are full of character and distinctio ...

(1 pages) 508 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Music Plain And Simple

MUSIC IS THE LANGUAGE THAT FULS OUR EMOTIONS. THE MOVEMENT OF MELODIES HIGH AND LOW FILL OUR HEARTS WITH happiness, ambition, and sometimes even sadness. The lyri ... but unlike the Tim Reynolds and Dave Mathews Band concert Oasis is more known for almost pure chord melodies.        The crimson light shine aimlessly down at Tim Reynolds as his gui ...

(2 pages) 370 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Viennese School

o another while keeping certain similar characteristics, music became lighter and more complex, and melodies and harmonies became more complicated with more separate parts happening all at once. The i ... made to music during the Classical Period.Orchestra music and other music groups often had complex melodies and harmonies with the melody sometimes traveling back and forth between different groups o ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music Ownernship in Today's World

     When one thinks of music the first thing to come to mind are rolling harmonies and flying melodies, that or booming bass; all are created by artists, one by themself or many together. Howeve ...

(6 pages) 27 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Often, pop music is separated into two groups: that which is standardized and contrived and that which is what Theodor W. Adorno would describe as "serious".

dardized sound. Consequently, her third and most recent album, The Best Damn Thing, included softer melodies and incorporated elements of the more popular hip-hop genre. Yet, of course, Avril kept her ...

(7 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies