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Musical Instrumentation Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Pythagorean Philosophy
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation and Composition "Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of the best government in the universe....
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Pythagorean Philosophy
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation and "Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of the best government in the universe. As a rule it assum...
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An Analysis of the Pythagorean Philosophy and Its Influence on Musical Instrumentation
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation and
"Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of
disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the
basis of agreement among things in nature and of the best government in the
universe. As a rule it assumes the g...
1,369 words
3 pages
An Essay on Pythagorean Philosophy and Its Influence on Musical Instrumentation and Composition
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentationand Composition "Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of thebest government in the universe. As a rule it...
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The Influence of Pythagorean Philosophy in Musical Instrumentation
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation and Composition by Michael Anderson Philosophy 101 "Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of the best...
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The Early Life of Paul Simon, an American Musician
Paul Simon Introduction Paul Simon Is an amazing gifted and talented musician who has loved music all his life, he has an incredibly unique sound and message in everyone of his songs. Early Life Paul Simon was born to two loving parents. Belle his mother who was an elementary school teacher and his father Lois who pla...
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To Give up My Musical Talent
To Give Up My Musical Talent Music is a talent that has become part of my personality and my ability to build character. I've accustomed the ability to play a musical instrument that has benefited me in many different ways throughout the past several years. I have the ability to read music which in return would make it pos...
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A History and Comparison of Jazz and Classical Music
History of Jazz and Classical Music Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more comp...
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Pythagorean Philosophy and Its Influence on Musical Instrumentation and Composition
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation and Composition "Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of the best government in the universe. As a rule...
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A Critical Review of the Musical The Wizard of Oz
On Friday, May 13, 2005 I attended the showing of "The Wizard of Oz" in a form of a musical play which was quite appealing. The cast did an amazing job playing the roles of all of the characters of the original Wizard of Oz and concentrating on the musical assets of the play or musical. First of all I would like...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Porgy and Bess Musical
symbolizes the end of the black musical tradition that
flourished in the early part of this century. The play showed the height of
white appropriation of what had previously been a black cultural form. All
the creative talent backstage was white. This development had been
occurring slowly, throughout the 1920's, but black a...
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An Analysis of Carl Orff's Approach to Music Education
Carl Orff’s approach to music education encompasses all facets of musical expression. The learning takes place in an essentially active way, where imitation and exploration progress to improvisation and music literacy. Speech, song, movement and instruments are the vehicles used to teach rhythm, melody, form, harmony and ti...
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A Visit Into the Romantic Era
The Romantic Period, lasting from about 1825 to 1900, saw the beginning of great individualism in music styles. The era consisted of great contrasts in both musical literature and musical esthetics, the branch of philosophy that deals with beauty and taste. The Romantic Era was the period marked by distinctive character of...
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An Essay on the Musical Kiss of the Spider Woman
Kiss of the Spider Woman The musical, "Kiss of the Spider Woman", was very enjoyable to see. The characters in the musical were played very well. The main characters in the musical were Molina and Valentin. These characters went together rather humerously and made the musical worth seeing. Even though it was very...
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An Overview of the Musical Careers. Achievements and Influence of Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson is one of my favorite singers. He is very famous, so most of all people in the world know him, at least his name. I began to listen to his songs because I was recommended them by my friend, and I was really attracted by them. I have two reasons why I like him. One of my reasons is that I like his voice and...
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An Analysis of Oklahoma, a Musical Collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Two great writers of American musical theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, had one idea in common. They wanted to present to the American public a new and revolutionary musical that would stand out above the rest. They wanted to make an impact on the societies of the era. They wanted to be creative and do some...
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An Introduction to the Essay on the Topic of Octaves
Octaves I We thrill too strangely at the master's touch; We shrink too sadly from the larger self Which for its own completeness agitates And undetermines us; we do not feel -- We dare not feel it yet -- the splendid shame Of uncreated failure; we forget, The while we groan, that God's accomplishment Is always an...
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The Musical Style of Beck Hansen a Musical Genius
Beck's Music Essay submitted by Adam Harvey Music is central to my life. Without music, the world would be naked, cold, and quiet. Music can set the rhythm for a long day of work, the mood for a date, for a party, for your whole life. It can wrap you in a blanket of comfort when you are lonely, or inspire...
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An Overview of the Concept of Censorship in the Musical Industry
Censorship in music is a topic that has brought about much controversy in the past two decades. There have been many different arguments on the topic, however the question still remains as if it should be censored or it should not be censored. Before you can form an opinion on this, you must hear both sides of the argumen...
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An Analysis of the Musical Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess symbolizes the end of the black musical tradition that flourished in the early part of this century. The play showed the height of white appropriation of what had previously been a black cultural form. All the creative talent backstage was white. This development had been occurring slowly, throughout the 1920...
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An Introduction to the History of the Musical Dynasty of the Bach Family
Throughout history, in every field, there have been several families who stand out for their achievements. In music, few families can compete with the success or the productivity that the Bachs can proudly claim. “The Bach family represents the most f midable example of a musical dynasty.1” The musical output of this famil...
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An Introduction to the Computerized Musical Composition
Subject: Computerized Musical Composition General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: My purpose is to inform the audience about how to create a basic computerized musical composition through the use of their own personal computer. Supporting Materials: Acid 2.0 Manual Interview with Michael Linney Introduction A. Co...
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An Introduction to the Theatre Performances - Musicals
Theatre performances can be done in many different ways. One of these ways is a musical, which mixes songs with dialogue. Musical theatre has many different styles of music within its ranks, and the show that I recently saw focused on Rock Musicals. On Saturday, April 29, 2000 I saw "Rock On! Broadway!" at the Cab...
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The Inspiration for Grease the Musical
Sadem Salem Theatre 100 Due: 03/17/2011 Grease, the musical Jim Jacobs, the creator of Grease. He lived in Chicago, Illinois, when he got the inspiration to create a musical about Teens in high school, about the drama of love, and their style of living their own lives. He was one of the co-creators of the play, and...
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A Review of Busby Berkeley and the Backstage Musical
In the article ``Busby Berkeley and the Backstage Musical" Rubin gives a
definition of a traditional musical: "a film containing a significant
proportion of musical numbers that are impossible-i.e., persistently
contradictory in relation to the realistic discourse of the narrative"
(Rubin, p.57). This definition may only be...
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