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An Examination of Baroque Musical Forms

Motet While Gregorian chants were intended entirely for liturgical and worship purposes, this was not the case for later Renaiss...

Baroque Music, An Overview

This essay presents an overview of the Baroque musical era. The writer talks about the features of the music, defines certain musi...

Philosophy Approaches

what is real and what is perceived, and the one is not dependent on the other. Naturalism states that it is the laws of nature whi...

Musical Score of Fame The Musical

The rest of the musical score -- "Pray I Make P.A.," "Hard Work," "I Want to Make Magic," "Dance Class," "Tyrones Rap," "There She...

Mozart vs. Bach

Both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Sebastian Bach are cited among the giants of Classical and Baroque music. This paper exami...

Music and Poems

played slightly louder, i.e. piano. The rhythm of the piece would be uniform 4/4 time, but the overall effect of the rhythm would...

Bach's Concerto Number 2 in F Major Baroque Music

demonstrated in collection of pieces, "The Well-Tempered Clavier." With this discovery, the stage was set for Baroque music to flo...

Baroque, Classical and Romantic/Comparing 3 Works

sense of awe and wonder at the complex beauty of the music. The classical music of Beethoven blends the varied textures of the o...

Distinguishing Between Musical Genres - Messiah, Dies Irae, and Sicut Cervus

melodic line (that is to say, the voice is the main melodic instrument). This presents a strong monophonic texture, in that the vo...

Rock 'n' Roll is Here to Pay by Chapple and Garofalo

In four pages this rock music text is analyzed in terms of the musical form's reflection of 20th century pop culture, the economy,...

Musical Offering to Frederick the Great by Johann Sebastian Bach

the creation of a contrapuntal web. Schulenberg (1992) states that the term "ricercar" can also refer to a type of improvised pre...

Bach and Handel, Their Musical Languages

his era, as his compendium of work transverses boundaries, "fusing the three great national traditions of his time," which are "G...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma

but always something that is made in a four-party meaning-situation. An author... circulates a text... to an audience... whose pe...

Life and Compositions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In five pages this paper examines the life and musical genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart....

Review of the 1997 Pantages Theatre Performance of Phantom of the Opera

In four pages this paper reviews this musical performance in terms of structure with staging improvement suggestions offered....

Musical Evolution from Baroque to Classical

through the performance of ecclesiastic music because of their contributions within that context. Johann Sebastian Bach pro...

Comparative Artistic Analysis of Gimaud and Bernini

and an introduction of new and exploratory forms. However, the term has now also come to mean other forms of grotesquerie or absur...

Performance of the Baroque Cello

physical differences between a modern cello and the typical eighteenth century instrument. For one thing, there is a wedge under ...

Concerto Grosso Number 4 in A Minor by Charles Avison

This was not an uncommon practice at the time. Bach did virtually the same thing with some of Vivaldis composition. One commentato...

Spanish Interiors an Baroque and Rococo Architecture

In many ways the terms Baroque and Rococo can be interchangeable as "Baroque and late Baroque, or Rococo, are loosely defined term...

Rembrandt, Voltaire, and Milton 'Teaching Tales'

concerned with the senses, with the particular look, feel and shape of things, both divine and mundane (Cole 155)....

Europe's Disenchantment Period

In a paper of fifteen pages an examination of European history includes the Middle Ages, Baroque period, and The Enlightenment in ...

Hospital Risk Management - Consent Forms

wrong way to think about it, instead, physicians should look at this "formality" as a way to communicate with the patient (Yale-Ne...

Are Broadway Musicals Merely Entertainment Forms?

In six pages the political statements contained within the Broadway musicals The Wizard of Oz, Porgy and Bess, Hair, and South Pac...

Hong Kong and Hip Hop

in its early days was solely the province of black youth, who took a combination of social comment, alienation and African roots t...

Piano Concerto in A Major by Wolfgang Mozart

provides color, form and melody throughout the work (Landon, 1956). In general, Mozart employed two types of punctuation tools t...

Jazz Music and its Development

In eight pages the American musical form known as jazz and its development are examined. Six sources are cited in the bibliograph...

Jazz Musician Ann Patterson

In five pages the jazz influences of Ann Patterson and her female band Maiden Voyage are examined particularly in terms of develop...

Gospel Concert Reactions

In four pages this essay consists of the writer's reactions to a two hour gospel concert and also includes subgenre examples of th...

'The American Schubert' Scott Joplin

In an essay consisting of five pages a discussion of the technical qualities of Joplin's music, his aesthetic progression, influen...