Essays Tagged: "music music"

Progression of music in america since the 1940's

The progression of music from the 1940's to the present has seen extremes, it has been controversial at times, traditio ... es, traditional at times and inspirational at times, but never have the American people turned away music in its entirety. There have been times when parents did not approve of the music that their ch ... approve of the music that their children chose to listen to, but the parents had never turned away music. Music has been criticized and promoted. Since the 40's music has progressed from Ballads (whi ...

(4 pages) 123 0 4.3 Dec/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music of the 1930's, a positive influence through the depression

Many people probably wouldn't have made it through the 1930'swithout music. The people who listened to the music said it was theirway of life (Microsoft music). Mus ... nd them, it let them escape their day today troubles if just for a little while.The kind of music most people listened to was the high beat"Swing". Swing was said to have been born in 1938 ... ave been born in 1938 when Jelly RollMorton's Red Hot Peppers recorded "George Swing" (Microsoft music).Others say it started on a cold night when Bennie Moten's band got anentire Kansas City ...

(3 pages) 135 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Music of Generation X

The Music of Generation X        Since the beginning of time the human beings have ador ...         Since the beginning of time the human beings have adored the soothing sounds of music. Music has affected the way people have behaved and dressed throughout different periods of t ... ughout different periods of time. Different groups have been formed based upon their preference in music. Take for an example in the music of my generation, Generation X, there are several different ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Comparing Todays music with the THEME of Catcher in The Rye

Music has played a big part in our world, and its history. Through music people have acquired friend ... s history. Through music people have acquired friendships, freedoms, and even determination because music has given them that kind of power. A power that could even hypnotism the mind into a transitiv ... almost do just about anything their heart desires while listening. According to psychiatrist daily, music has the power to in tune our mind, with our subconscious, self-dormant, high achieving selves ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Music is purely for relaxation." Do you agree?

" Music is purely for relaxation." Do you agree?In every corner of the world, people play and list ... for relaxation." Do you agree?In every corner of the world, people play and listen to music. " Music is everywhere is man has ears." Music so often defies definition. Music is often considered as ... . Music is often considered as one of the two most precious gifts from God. For the sake of clarity music is often defined as the organisation of sounds and silences into interesting and meaningful pa ...

(4 pages) 117 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The history of music.

The History of MusicMusic goes back to the beginning of time. There is evidence that dates back to 500B.C. The anci ... nning of time. There is evidence that dates back to 500B.C. The ancient Greeks and Romans both used music for high class entertainment. Noble would have slaves play music for them while they dined and ... s For the next ten centuries, the Christian Church became dominant over Europe, generally dictating music, art and literature. During this time, Pope Gregory I is generally believed to have created mu ...

(4 pages) 167 0 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Video Killed the Radiostar and MTV Killed Music This paper discusses the "fall of music." It deals with the overexploitaion of artists due to media such as MTV.

'Video Killed the Radio Star' and MTV Killed the MusicMusic has been an art of expression since almost the beginning of time. For thousands of years, ... sands of years, songs have been tools to share and cause emotion and to make people think. Recently music has become a for of rebellion. Legendary artists like John Lennon, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan u ... used their lyrics as a way to challenge political issues. But now it seems that the only thing that musicians think about while writing an album is 'will it make MTV?'. Money seems to make even the mu ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Punks

I was unable to believe. I tried looking at all my friends, but theywere all naive, so I turned to music. Music has become my religion, it clearly defines the questions Ihave no answers to. I found t ... rritated me also irritated the people in the bands Istarted listening to. People label this type of music as "punk." "Punk" is defined in Webster's NewWorld Dictionary as "a loud, fast, and deliberate ...

(7 pages) 76 4 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Music History

When talking about human beings developing and music, music is one of the areas of organization arranging stimulli in patterns of deep meaning and ... mulli in patterns of deep meaning and influence, that stands at or very near the apex of humanness. Music is an evolutionary contributer to human beings. For example, crude tools have been found and e ... man) used them in Eastern Africa about 1.7 million years ago. Part of any human being's culture is music. Music has a biological basis as well as a cultural basis. Einstein stated, " The most incompr ...

(5 pages) 92 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jazz Theory: All That Pizzazz (A research paper on jazz theory and music theory)

Kevin GehrettMrs. McMillanHonors English 1114 May 2003Jazz Theory: All That PizzazzMusic theory in general is the basic arrangement of notes to form sounds that compose any type of mu ... pe of music. Music theory is then broken down into several sub-categories based on the style of the music; for example, there is jazz theory, rock theory, blues theory, etc. This paper focuses on one ... here is jazz theory, rock theory, blues theory, etc. This paper focuses on one particular branch of music theory: jazz theory. "Standard music theory is the same/basic theory used and applied by jazz ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Musical Autobiography.

I have always been drawn to music. As a child, I had a fond attachment to music. Music was always being played in my household, ... eing played in my household, whether it was on the radio, the television, or through an instrument. Music has always given form to my feelings. As a child I remember I would turn on the radio, sit on ... feelings. As a child I remember I would turn on the radio, sit on my bed and just listen to random music stations. Although I never had dreams of becoming a singer, dancer or any sort of musician, I ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analyzing Music.

Music on one of the most powerful of the arts partly because sounds - more than any other sensory st ... pleasant or unpleasant. It may be difficult to connect analysis with the experience of listening to music, but everyone's listening, including performer's, benefits through understanding of some of th ... e's listening, including performer's, benefits through understanding of some of the fundamentals of music.Music can be experienced in two basic ways: hearing and listening. Hearers do not attempt to p ...

(13 pages) 257 1 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"On Silence" by Aldous Huxley: Sound of Silence

What is music? I don't know I think it's something that we listen to relax our minds from the harsh realitie ... in our day-to-day time. When I read the quote from by Huxley, I totally agree with his thoughts on music. Music is just a temporary solution to your problem. By forgetting your problem, it makes it e ... herefore, I agree with his point. We live in twenty first century a world that is so busy and fast. Music Industry plays a great role in people's lives. The question is does music has positive effect ...

(3 pages) 2140 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Interview

One of the first things you notice when you meet Jennie Victoria Turner is her love of music. "Music is my life." is a common phrase heard when asking Jennie what she really cares a ... e audition-only choruses, and Madrigals is the elite and toughest chorus to get into at Leon. Other musical interests of Jennie's include twirling in the Leon band as a majorette, and playing the keyb ... majorette, and playing the keyboard and singing for her own band, as of yet unnamed. Besides music, Jennie's interests include being on officer in Rebus Gestis, the Latin club, and a member of ...

(1 pages) 750 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Art

emphasize the point that was trying to be presented. The first art form that he used was the music. Music, in it different forms and sounds, can be one of the most impact leaving tools out ther ... be one of the most impact leaving tools out there, still to this very day. People are influenced by music everyday. There is music used from start to finish in this video. The producer used the music ...

(3 pages) 713 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - film response

ity level of cinematic techniques play key roles in the enhancement of the messages made across.The music and lighting in this film are both subtle and well placed to suit this random film, especially ... h 'time slot' in the film. One section of time may have harsh lighting and slightly heavier/angrier music, another section may have soft, mellow lighting and sympathetic music and then another section ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Jul/2007

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

The Aesthetics for American Popular Music

For the most part, American Popular Music is not only influential to me, but it’s what makes us who we are. People anticipate that ... tist presents themselves through their lyrical image. Therefore, in this class of "American Popular Music" I desire to get more in-depth into the fundamentals of each song I come upon, and to be able ... rticular song. In addition, I thirst the knowledge to learn the differences of today’s popular music and when it commenced 150 years ago. Besides, it’s meaningful to acquire this because it ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Untitled

e you and enrage you? Rock, rap, "pop", country, and blues are all forms of this phenomenon we call music. Music has been a part of each and everyone of our lives. How often have you heard a song and ... ght you back to a place in your past, or reminded you of someone? Chances are you were listening to music that fell into one of the two most popular categories, rock or pop. Both rock and pop can be c ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The story "My Father's Other Life" revealed the dark secretive

only time that he truly felt animated was when he was at the jazz club or at home listening to his music. Music was what he naturally enjoyed, and that will live on with him forever.

(1 pages) 726 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The story "My Father's Other Life" revealed the dark secretive

only time that he truly felt animated was when he was at the jazz club or at home listening to his music. Music was what he naturally enjoyed, and that will live on with him forever.

(1 pages) 777 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol