Essays Tagged: "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

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra directed by Nicholas Armstrong.

tly of elderly people. From the program brochure I learned that it was an Evening of Russian Works. Stravinsky's, Wiprud's, and Rachmaninoff's pieces would be performed.The first work , Symphony in C ... , Wiprud's, and Rachmaninoff's pieces would be performed.The first work , Symphony in C composed by Stravinsky began. It had four movements. The work was abrupt in its changes from one section to anot ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/2003

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

James Byron Dean.

ind of music he listened to was African Tribal Mix, Afro-Cuban Songs and Dances, classical (Bartok, Stravinsky), Judy Garland, Billie Holiday, and Frank Sinatra. His favorite song was Billie Holiday's ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Who is Greater, J.S Bach or G.F Handel

PIN 9.86%5. RACHMANINOV 1.99%6. TCHAIKOVSKY 1.95%7. STRAVINSKY 1.85%8. VIVALDI 1.50%9. OCKEGHEM 1.16%10. ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Martha Graham"

eved that her impact on modern dance is equivalent to that of Frank Lloyd Wright's on architecture, Stravinsky's on music, and Picasso's on painting. Her contrasting ideas of dances being composed of ...

(7 pages) 115 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

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

"Dr. Robert A. Moog and His Contribution to Electronic Music"

c creation as an art had reached their limit with the acceptance of inharmonic compositions such as Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Yet, almost theatrically occurring at the right moment, Moog invented t ...

(6 pages) 2159 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Horrible “Great” Conductors

The Horrible "Great" Conductors Composer Igor Stravinsky has written a passage that discusses orchestra conductors. Stravinsky uses language and r ... s, the exigence, and the audience he shows how horrible "great" conductors really are. Stravinsky uses tropes to enhance his argument against conductors. The language he uses is very hars ... al, as opposed to the music-business, community," he says in one of such places. It is obvious that Stravinsky holds a personal grudge against the conductors. Being a composer, he must have come acros ...

(3 pages) 2909 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Stravinsky Essay

Christian BaileyMrs.PinkneySeptember 15, 2014English 12Stravinsky EssayThe Stravinsky Essay was written by Igor Stravinsky a composer who expressed his har ... sky a composer who expressed his harsh feelings towards conductors in this passage. In this passage Stravinsky uses sarcasm and negative diction along with comparisons to express his dislike of egotis ... udience get the perception that the conductor has this great passion for his work, but according to Stravinsky they are merely putting on a show.Stravinsky says that "conducting like politics, rarely ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors