Essays Tagged: "Musical composition"

Modern Music Composition

ic composition is the subject of this essay.Music, through the years, has changed in many ways. The musical 'attitude' is determined through the overall feelings of the composer at the time, at which ... owledge than that would be required of a person who, for example, would like to learn how to play a musical instrument. Composing requires the knowledge of many musical terms and notations. These term ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Béla Bartók

from other children, often listening to his mother playing the piano. Béla showed precocious musical ability and began to compose dances at the age of nine. The frequent moves of the family wer ... of the family were motivated, in part, by Paula Bartók's desire to obtain the best possible musical instruction for her son.At Pozsony, Bartók studied piano under distinguished teachers ...

(9 pages) 115 1 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

An essay on basic principles for looking at and creating art.

know instead of what you see you have to stop look at the object itself and start look at the whole compositions as shapes. And you have to compare them to one another. How does this shape angle with ... is the distance between this shape and this shape? It's all about comparing different pieces of the composition. For example when we were drawing the still life, we had to compare different pieces of ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Antonio Valvaldi The Four Seasons Review

eason has a sonnet written by Vivaldi himself to accompany it. His sonnets influenced the brilliant musical compositions.Vivaldi's, "The Four Seasons", had a great influence on the musical world becau ... setting, and then he describes an event, like a thunderstorm, or a hunting trip.Whether it was the musical piece or the sonnets, Vivaldi made a great contribution to the music world. "The Four Season ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder - Ethics and Musical Compositions.

Don't Cry, It's only Thunder Music can affect the outcome of a movie greatly. Musical compositions and sounds give film the extra push needed in making the audience react. In Don ... t that it is probably a war movie. All this was interpreted just from listening to the introduction musical composition in the movie. There is another part in the movie in which music helps in ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Description of the The School of Athens by Raphael

The School of Athens by Raphael is a complex painting with a fascinating composition. The subjects, building, composition and his use of color make it a compelling piece. Th ... imately symmetrical. The evenness of the arches also emphasizes the symmetrical characteristic. The composition of the image is made interesting by the complexity of the people. The empty building wit ... and framing. The context leads one to believe that the subjects are knowledgeable. With the color, composition and subjects combined, this painting is a significant piece. The School of Athens is an ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Peter Sculthorpe's Port Essington-String Techniques & Variation Form

singtonString Techniques & Variation FormOne of the main differences between Peter Sculthorpe's compositions and that of other composers is that he uses a variety of string techniques to create di ... ile moving your left hand.Another piece of music notation that Peter Sculthorpe incorporates in his compositions is the word 'liberamente'. It means 'freely'; don't play in time with your neighbours.W ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2005

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

Analyzing Music.

t terms and concepts must be introduced to arrive to a clear discussion of music. Some of the basic musical terms include tone, consonance, dissonance, rhythm, tempo, melody, counterpoint, harmony, dy ... ings. Second, feeling is heightened when a tendency to respond is in some way stopped or inhibited. Musical stimuli activate tendencies that are frustrated by deviations from the expected, followed by ...

(13 pages) 257 1 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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(3 pages) 52 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Analysis: III Movement of Hindemith's "Sonata for Althorn in Eb and Piano" 'Sehr langsam'

ls. The title suggests it is played 'very slowly' which brings out specific moods to the piece.The 'musical journey' of the moods in the piece play out as; eeriepeaceful/reminiscentsecretivegradual le ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Chopin Nocturne

ge of fifteen. He began his music career as a pianist, but he abandoned his concert life early. His musical influences were the sounds of Polish national songs and dances.He changed everyone's idea of ... t of the melody. It's truly amazing to realize Chopin was only 17 when he came up with this amazing musical idea. The drama here is almost operatic; and not many operas can compare. But every piece by ...

(1 pages) 507 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(1 pages) 506 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

In paragraph 3, depressed faces were those people who came

t causes a person to act and a recurrent phrase or figure that is developed through the course of a musical composition. These students' performance had a lot of energy. They seemed perfectly normal c ...

(1 pages) 585 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry