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Richard Rodgers Essay Examples

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The Musical Career and History of Rodgers and Hammerstein
There are many well-known lyricists and composers, but only a few leave such a mark as Rodgers and Hammerstein. This duo produced nine musical plays during their partnership and caused a profound change in musical comedy. They set the standards that are followed to this day in musical history. They created the modern musica...
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A Review of the Musical The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music The sound of music was by far the greatest musical success for the team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. I chose this musical because of the lyrical and musical talent of these two men. I have enjoyed watching this classic numerous time throughout the years due to my mother's influence. She exposed my br...
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An Analysis of the Role of Rodgers and Hammerstein on the Musical Plays
Rodgers And Hammerstein
There are many well-known lyricists and composers, but only a few leave such a
mark as Rodgers and Hammerstein. This duo produced nine musical plays during
their partnership and caused a profound change in musical comedy. They set the
standards that are followed to this day in musical history. They c...
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3 pages
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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Biographies of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
There are many well-known lyricists and composers, but only a few leave such a mark as Rodgers and Hammerstein. This duo produced nine musical plays during their partnership and caused a profound change in musical comedy. They set the standards that are followed to this day in musical history. They created the modern musica...
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A Biography of Joseph Henri Maurice Richard an Ice Hockey Player
Maurice "the rocket" Richard One of the greatest teams of the century was the Montreal Canadiens, and they also had one of greatest players of the century. That player was Joseph Henri Maurice Richard, mainly called Maurice. He was the oldest child of Onesime and Alice Richard. He lived in the north end of Mon...
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An Analysis of the Hobos in America
After World War I, millions of veterans were rushing to get jobs. The war ended so abruptly that the government had to cut more than two billion dollars worth of war contracts. More than ten percent of the American population was unemployed. This sent many people out onto the rails looking for jobs. These people became know...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Internship
My name is Demondre` Rodgers and I will be discussing what is an internship. Well, an internship is an advanced student or graduate in a professional field gaining supervised practical experience. Also it can be a student gaining the skills and competencies they need to become an excellent employee, a perfect way to underst...
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An Introduction to the History of Television
Watching television is one of the worlds new favorite past times. Ever since the introduction in the 1950s, television has replaced the need for family interaction. Today people view sitting down and watching TV with their family as being a source of a good family activity. I believe that television can not be a worthwhile...
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A History of the Origins of the Fiddle Tunes
Although musicians had been recording fiddle tunes (known as Old Time Music at that time) in the
southern Appalachians for several years, It wasn't until August 1, 1927 in Bristol, Tennessee, that Country
Music really began. There, on that day, Ralph Peer signed Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family to
recording contracts fo...
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The Journey of Carolyn Rodgers to Literary Greatness
Karen Ford Carolyn Rodgers, a Chicago poet who first learned her trade in the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) Writer's Workshop meetings and Gwendolyn Brooks's Writers Workshops, was distinctive as a new black woman poet in the late 1960s, when she published her first two books, for her vehement adherence...
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An Analysis of the Dialogue in What Were They Like?
Audrey T. Rodgers In "What Were They Like?" the poem rests upon a dialogue between an innocent—the questioner—and the speaker who "knows" all: 1.    Did the people of Viet Nam        use lanterns of stone? 2.    Did they hold ceremonies        to reverence the opening of buds? 3.    Were the...
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A History of the Country Music Expansion in the United States
During the past seventy years, country music has gone through many changes. On the other hand, country music has always dealt with real issues of ordinary people. Country music comes from simple stories of everyday life. Country was once limited to the rural South and Southwest but is now successful throughout all of the Un...
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Computer Technology and Its Impact on Society
Computer Technology and its Impact on Society By Julie A. Rodgers, For The Paper Store - July 1999 VISIT www.paperwriters.com/aftersale.htm -- for more information on using this paper properly! Most of us are benefiting a great deal from the technological advances being made in the computer and industry. Even the wri...
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An Introduction to the Life of James Charles Rodgers the Father of Country Music
Although musicians had been recording fiddle tunes (known as Old Time Music at that time) in thesouthern Appalachians for several years, It wasn't until August 1, 1927 in Bristol, Tennessee, that CountryMusic really began. There, on that day, Ralph Peer signed Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family torecording contracts for V...
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A Biography of the Life and Careers of William Penn Adair Rodgers
William Penn Adair Rodgers Will Rogers shaped provided many people with laughter throughout the early 1900's abroad and here in the United States through his many careers he chose. Will Rogers was born on November 4, 1879 in a home his father had built near the Verdigris River bottom lands in the Cooweescoowee District o...
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Influences on Richard Wright's Writing
``It was not a matter of believing or disbelieving what I read, but of
feeling something new, of being affected by something that made the look
of the world different.'' Richard was a young boy who didn't understand
many things. He observed things but didn't know how or why those things
were happening. He was a hardhead, st...
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An Introduction to the Life and Work of Charles Richard Drew
HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE "Drew, Charles Richard," Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia 2001 http://encarta.msn.com 1997-2000 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Charles Richard Drew By: Muke Hunt Charles Richard Drew Charles Richard Drew was born in Washington DC on June 3, 1904 to Charles an...
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A Biography of Richard Nixon, the President of the United States
Richard Nixon The 37th President, Richard Nixon, was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Best known, unfortunately, for the Watergate Scandal. Nixon attended Whittier College and then went on to attend Duke University School of Law. Before entering into any political role, Richard Nixon received a Navy commi...
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The Early Life, Education and Architectural Achievements of Richard Meier
Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University. His practice has included housing and private residences, museums, high-tech and medical facilities, commercial buildings, and such major civic commissions as courthouses and city halls in the United States, Europe and Asia. His most renowned projects...
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Rumors During the Reign of Richard III
  Richard III reigned for two years, two months and one day.  His reign was over run my rumour and even to this day people see Richard as a tyrant.  One of the rumours that plagued Richard throughout his reign, was that he had murdered his two young nephews. (one of which was Edward V, who succeeded to the throne imme...
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The Life and Literary Career of Richard Adams
RICHARD ADAMS: THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ANIMAL Richard Adams was born in Newbury, England in May of 1920. He was the youngest of three children, a sister, Katherine, and a brother, John. (Richard had had another brother but he died at the age of three from influenza.) Richard was his father's favorite. George Adams (his d...
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A Literary Analysis of the Tragedy of Richard III
1. "The tragedy of Richard III lies in the progressive isolation of its protagonist". Discuss. From the very opening of the play when Richard III enters "solus", the protagonist's isolation is made clear. Richard's isolation progresses as he separates himself from the other characters and break...
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A Biography of the Life and Military Career of Richard Marcinko
Richard Marcinko A brilliant virtuoso of violence, Richard Marcinko rose through the Navy ranks to create and command one of America's most elite and classified counterterrorist units, Seal Team Six. Then Marcinko was given orders to create Red Cell, a team of the best counterterrorists, whose job was to check the s...
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The Controvery Surrounding the Rise and Fall of Richard the Third
Much debate and controversy surround the rise and fall of Richard the Third. It is hard to ignore such subjects due to the bonds and hidden reasons that many of the authors of the middle ages had towards Richard. In keeping an objective approach towards Richard III, the study of his rise and fall will be taken in the perspe...
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