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Free College Essays - An Analysis of Solo by Jack Higgins - An Analysis of Solo This book, in my opinion, is a very good example of a serial killer, and his ironic demise. The book begins with an example of serial killing, where a powerful, influential man is killed by an assassin. The book, after the killing, follows the killer to an unusual place-a concert hall. There it is found that the killer is internationally famous concert pianist John Mikali. This man, Mikali, has been tormented by death and pain all of his life. His family has been based through a stout naval history, as his father, and relatives past have all been commanders and captains of great naval ships....   [tags: Solo Essays] 900 words
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The Guitar Solo - If someone mentions guitar solo to you, what comes to mind. A musical god commanding a stage. A puffy haired, spandex clad dude making silly faces. Do you see a duck walk. A burning guitar. The guitar as an instrument evokes so many feelings, even for those not musically inclined. The guitar solo, is also a topic of heated debates. What makes a good solo. Is it the ability to compliment a song, or to be a showcase for self-indulgence. And while the guitar solo seems synonymous with rock and roll music, its roots are embedded in jazz and blues....   [tags: Music] 1560 words
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The Hope Solo Story - If what does not kill us makes us stronger, then Hope Solo is made of steel. In Hope Solo’s novel Hope Solo: A Memoir of Hope, she is not afraid to speak the truth no matter what people may think of her. Hope learned during her younger years to be open to different ideas and not get discouraged by life’s challenges. She has faced countless obstacles in both her personal life and professional career. Although her persona is very intimidating, Hope is a daddy’s girl, honest, and straight-forward....   [tags: soccer, sports, biography]
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Kurzweil V4.5 and Solo 6 Comparison - Kurzweil Mac V4.5 and Solo 6 (Read Out Loud) Comparison Background Windham High School, which opened in August 2009, offers a technology rich curriculum supported by a one-to-one laptop program. Each student is equipped with a MacBook laptop containing a suite of programs to support student learning and productivity. Embedded within the MacBook laptop is an easily accessible text-to-speech tool that students can use for auditory support. Students with qualified learning disabilities are enrolled in Bookshare, an organization that provides access to digital materials and free software to access the digital materials....   [tags: productivity, eBooks, software, technology]
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Precursor Missions to Social orbiter (SolO) - Precursor Missions to SolO Solar Orbiter (SolO) will be a sun-orbiting satellite whose key research goals centre around the questions of how is the Heliosphere created and controlled by the sun. To help answer this question it will be investigating solar wind formation in the corona, solar transients and eruptions and the solar dynamo. SolO is far from the first sun-focused satellite, and its research will build on that of several very successful missions in the past. These include, but are by no means limited to; the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SoHO), a joint ESA and NASA mission whose aim was to investigate the outer and inner layers of the sun and observe the solar winds; the T...   [tags: Solar transients, Eruptions, Sun orbiting]
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Identifying Novel Solo-LTRs Within an Individual - Q.1. To determine the solo-LTR region I first ran an electronic PCR on s240c3, s165c5 and s399c8 primers. I then aligned the PCR products to each other using a series BLAST searches, identifying a related sequence of ~968bp expected to be the same in each PCR product. Using BLAST I identified the start and end points of this sequence in relation to each of the PCR products of the 3 primers used in the experiment, allowing me to determine the direct repeats and thus pick out the Solo-LTR sequence and pre-integration site....   [tags: Research Analysis] 1982 words
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The Case Against Allowing Children to Ride a Bike Solo - THE CASE AGAINST ALLOWING CHILDREN UNDER AGE 12 TO RIDE A BIKE SOLO At the age of ten while riding home from school in Columbus Ohio; a stranger attempted to lure me into his car. I attempted to ignore him, however rather than leaving his behavior became more aggressive. I remembered that one of my classmates lived near, so I began to ride with a mission. When I reached Pam’s home, I threw the bike down and began screaming. I ran to their front door and began banging fervently; Pam’s dad answered and the stranger in the white car sped away....   [tags: age apropriate, safety, precautions]
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The Portrayal of Solo Female Travelers in Modern Media - From an early age, women are ingrained with the idea that traveling presents a danger to them; they risk their safety, their morality, and their purity. The traditional fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood” imparts a wise piece of advice to young women who wish to travel alone: “As long as I live, I will never leave the path and run off into the woods by myself if mother tells me not to” (Grimm). The general consensus among the population is that female travel is very different from male travel. There is a strongly held belief that women who travel without a man are more susceptible to attacks, while solo men travelers are at far less risk....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Flying Solo - Flying Solo Today is the day of my first flying lesson. For the last month I have been putting together a model of the Spirit of St. Louis, the plane Charles Lindbergh used to fly from to New York to Paris in May of 1927, the first transatlantic flight. I love putting together models; I love the intense concentration it requires, the knot of tension that forms at the back of my neck, the dizzying smell of glue. Charles Lindbergh was not the first pilot to attempt this flight, but he was the first to attempt it alone....   [tags: Flying Planes Personal Narratives Essays] 1572 words
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Flying Solo to Tobago - Original Writing - Flying Solo to Tobago - Original Writing For the fist time ever I was flying on my own to Tobago in the Caribbean to see my grandfather and the rest of the family. No fussing parents flying with me this time. Things had not got off to a good start however. I could not believe it had taken me thirty-six hours from checking in at Heathrow Airport to actually getting on the plane. I think I need to explain, so let me go right back to the beginning. We had left home that morning at six o'clock, with the rain beating down on my father's car, making a noise rather like stones on a corrugated iron roof....   [tags: Papers] 1141 words
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Hope Springs Eternal - If what does not kill us makes us stronger, then Hope Solo is made of steel. In Hope Solo’s novel Hope Solo: A Memoir of Hope, she is not afraid to say the truth no matter what people may think of her. Hope learned during her younger years to be open to different ideas and not get discouraged by life’s challeges. She has faced countless obstacles in both her personal life and professional career. Although her persona is very intimidating, Hope is a daddy’s girl and is honest and straight-forward....   [tags: Solo, soccer, motivation]
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Michael Jackson, King of Pop - Michael Jackson is known for King of Pop. Jackson full name is Michael Joseph Jackson, he was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indian. Michael Jackson died June 25, 2009, in Los Angeles, California. Michael has a mother name Katherine Jackson and a father name Joseph Jackson. Michael was a singer, music producer, song writer, and a dancer, he also was married twice. Michael was married to Debbie Rowe, November 15, 1996, and had a divorce with her on October 8, 1999. He also was married to Lisa Marie Presley, May 18, 1994 and divorced her on January 18, 1996....   [tags: solo career, african american, singer]
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Driving Solo: A Reflection on Today's Icons - The focus today on America's modern icons can be ridiculous. Our icons are no longer people who have done anything touchable. Florence Nightingale saved our country from future disease. Harriet Tubman helped to free slaves. Francis Scott Key wrote our beloved national anthem. Now, in the 21st century, we have Britney Spears, sexpot. We're proud to say that we are the home of the raunchy Christina Aguilera. And Kurt Cobain. We can't forget Kurt, can we. At the mere mention of any of these names, curiosity and conversation run rampant....   [tags: Sociology] 838 words
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Baroque Era Music Compared to Modern Rock - When comparing Baroque era music to any modern day rock band, one most listen to the music with open ears. It is hard to identify the similarities of Baroque music and that of modern day rock. Although, the advances made in music during the Baroque era (1600-1750) are still noticeable in modern day rock. A perfect example of the noticeability of modern rock influenced by Baroque music can be heard in the Baroque music of Johann Sebastian Bach’s, “Brandenburg Concerto No 4 G major BWV 1049”(Classical Vault 2), and modern day rock band, This will destroy you combined instrumental music, “Three legged work horse and there are some” (TheRealConcertKing)....   [tags: musical industry, bach]
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The Development of Instruments and Instrumental Music in the Late Renaissance and Baroque Eras - Before the Baroque era, music was rarely written specifically for instruments; most often, music played on instruments was originally for voice. The Baroque Era last from 1600 to 1750. During this time, instruments were improved, and composers began to write pieces for specific instruments. Music became more popular with the middle class, and amateur musicians became to sprout up, separate from the church and the court. Instrumental music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras were called sonatas, concertos, and sinfonias interchangeably....   [tags: History, Baroque Era, Music]
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A Brief History of the Dumka Form: Folk Music of Ukraine - Exploring the Dumka—Tchaikovsky’s Dumka Op. 59 and Beyond A Brief History of the Dumka Form The dumka may have reached its height of popularity in 19th century Romantic music, but the origins of the form lie not in the beloved chamber of music of Dvořák —a composer enamored with the dumka—but in the countryside and villages of Eastern Slavic countries. The dumka is a form common in the folk music of Ukraine, Poland, and Bohemia. In Ukrainian, the verb “dumati” means to think, and “to ponder” in Polish and Czech, is translated as “dumać” and “dumat,” respectively....   [tags: romantic music, greek] 1335 words
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A View of Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Violins - Antonio Vivaldi is a famous Italian baroque composer, known by most Suzuki violin students who study his concertos or by audiences everywhere who have heard and love his composition of the Four Seasons.  Having grown up as students of the Suzuki Violin Method, we recognize this composer and have experience performing his pieces.  In addition to his many concertos written for solo violin, Vivaldi composed many concertos intended to be performed by two solo violins, accompanied by a small orchestra....   [tags: Music]
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A Critique of a Jazz Concert - The jazz band I observed played a series of six different songs. Although all the songs were categorized as jazz, each song had its own special style and sound to it. The band consisted of three different players. Paul Meyers, the guitarist and composer, Andy Eulau, the bassist, and Dave Rataczak, on drums. The songs performed were entitled “Love for Sale” by Cole Porter, “Once I Loved” by Antonio Carlos Jobim, “Stars” by Paul Meyers, “Blues for Mel” also by Paul Meyers, “Last Night When We Were Young” by Harold Arlen, and “Samba Novo” by Luis Eca....   [tags: Music] 265 words
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Concert Analysis: A Concert Featuring Lola Astanova and Gerard Schwarz - ... The second piece was Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, opus 35. Little of his music is well known outside of Russia, which is surprising since it’s beautifully written. His operas are almost never performed in the West, and we seem to know him best through his students. He heavily influenced orchestral instrument coloration, and we can see that through other Russian composers’ music. His ability to create music by blending colors remains the greatest part of his legacy. Scheherazade was finished in 1888 and was first performed in Leipzig the following year....   [tags: music, operas, the tsar] 629 words
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Early Music: Music Before The Baroque for Charinet - How would a clarinetist go about searching for a piece from the Medieval to the very end of the Baroque period. Well, that clarinetist should first realize that the repertoire from this timeframe is incredibly difficult to find on the internet. Not only that, the clarinet did not come into existence until around the 1700s, which would give it a mere fifty years in order to develop any sort of solo literature. So, how would one go about looking for early music to perform. Researching the predecessors of the clarinet would be the first step....   [tags: clarinetist, instrumentation]
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A Joyous Night at Lamar University - Lamar University hosted an incredible performance by the Lamar University Dance Company on November nineteenth and twentieth. The performance blended a mixture of modern, hip-hop, and ballet type dances throughout a series of eight separate dances. The dance ended with a half-hour long performance called Games which appeared to be the focal point of the entire performance. Each dance consisted of two to seven different dancers, while half of the dances used only female dances, a few dances used one to three male dancers....   [tags: Dance]
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Freedom in the Groove featuring Joshua Redman - Freedom in the Groove featuring Joshua Redman The album "freedom in the Groove" features Joshua Redman with a small ensemble of Bass, electric guitar, and drums. In different songs Redman plays the alto, soprano and tenor saxophone. The CD shows many different aspects of Jazz, spanning many different feels, tempos and intonation. I was really impressed with the diversity of the album. The typical song on features Redman soloing over the standard rhythm section of the bass, piano and drum set....   [tags: Papers] 477 words
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A Modern Casting of The Bear, A Joke in One Act - Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright who lived in the late 1800s. He wrote a comedy entitled The Bear, A Joke in One Act. This drama is about a man and woman who initially despise each other, but fall in love late in the play. Mrs. Popov is a widow who is unrealistically grieving over the loss of her husband. The leading male character in the play is Grigory Stepanovich Smirnov, a quick-tempered man who is looking to collect money that Mrs. Popov’s late husband owed him. Luka is Mrs. Popov’s footman, who also plays an important part in the play....   [tags: Film Casting Literature ]
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Charles Lindbergh and His Contribution to Aviation During the 1920s - Lindbergh Does It. To Paris in 33 1/2 Hours; Flies 1,000 Miles Through Snow and Sleet; Cheering French Carry Him Off Field.' (James, 1927, p.1). The newspaper boldly announced Charles Lindbergh's astonishing achievement throughout the country. Young man Charles Lindbergh from Detroit, Michigan made the first transatlantic, solo flight from New York to Paris of 3,600 miles in 33 and a half hours. Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary success catapulted the curiosity of millions of Americans in air travel....   [tags: Biography ]
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Significance of Music Used in the Movie, A Clockwork Orange - The use of music as a motif in (Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange 1962)] creates a lens so that the viewer is able to recognize the trend that violence has to destroy an individual’s identity. Although Alex (Malcolm McDowell) clearly associates violence with his own individual identity and sense of self, he consistently reveals the impossibility of remaining an individual in the face of group-oriented violence. The images that music create coincide the destruction of Alex’s identity, either through compliance to a group’s style of violence or through failure to embrace the similarity of group actions associated with violence....   [tags: films, cinematography] 1202 words
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Long Live Lady Lindy: The Fascination of an Airborne Legacy - Long Live “Lady Lindy”: The Fascination of an Airborne Legacy “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”-Amelia Earhart. Earhart couldn’t be more right when she said this. From the days of her early childhood as a tomboy to her final disappearance as one of the world’s greatest female pilots, Amelia Earhart led many “adventure[s]” that inspired and intrigued the world. She began as a daring tomboy at a young age and went on to achieve many firsts as a pilot and as a woman in her time. After her tragic disappearance while attempting to fly around the world, what happened to Earhart instantly became the most puzzling mystery the world has ever encountered and still continues to fascinate today....   [tags: Amelia Earhart, notorious women pilots]
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The XenoMouse: The Case of Where the Business Should Go - The XenoMouse: The Case of Where the Business Should Go 1) What are the pros and cons of Abgenix collaborating with a partner on ABX-EGF in comparison to going solo. A partner to the business brings an advantage of providing additional capital, resources, and other material to develop the ABX-EGF drug program, all the while limiting the amount of risk that Abgenix takes on. For example, the drug may not develop correctly and fail in trail(s), or possibly the turns out to be unsuccessful, this after Abgenix provides a large amount of their limited resources....   [tags: pros and cons, decisions, monetary factors] 884 words
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There's No "I" in We - It was yet another cold, grim Saturday morning and all I wanted was to stay in my warm, comfy bed. But Saturday mornings meant an eight o'clock start at the pool, an hour of walk-throughs and then two hours of tiring warm-ups and boring routines. As I lay in bed I thought to myself, this is not how a Saturday morning should be spent. I should be waking up slowly to a warm cup of tea and then be able to fall out of bed at my leisure and laze around the house. I want to be able to go out and have fun with my friends all Friday night without having to worry about coming home or being tired the next morning....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 527 words
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The Supernatural: An Exploration of the Romantic Medium - Mankind has always fostered an unquenchable affinity with all things otherworldly and supernatural. We are equally terrified by it whilst simultaneously enthralled; dissuaded yet inspired. Many of histories literary masters and great composers derived profound inspiration from the ethereal. Danse Macarbre by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns and Symphony Fantastique by Hector Berlioz are two such compositions that revolve around the central concept of the supernatural. The pieces contrast in their musical representation and programmatic portrayal of death and the supernatural....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1159 words
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Setting Music to a Text - In setting a piece to music the composer has to take into account the feelings and emotions that he desires to create and then figure out how to produce that. In the case of Friedrich Rückert’s poem “I Am Lost to the World,” there are a wide variety of ways it can be set to music, which can be composed of unchanging elements, aspects that can change throughout, and word-painting – all of which will be compared to the setting by Gustav Mahler. With any setting of a text to music, there are unchanging elements such as the ensemble to be used and the form....   [tags: Friedrich Ruckert, I Am Lost To The World] 904 words
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The Story of Justin Timberlake - Excelling in music, dancing, and acting, Justin Timberlake is a “Jack of all trades”. He is known for being classy, always sporting a “Suit and Tie”. His sexy façade and luscious locks only make up a fraction of this amazing man. After releasing seven albums and starring in numerous films, Timberlake is still building on his career and making an impact on the music world. Justin Randall Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 31, 1981. His parents, Randall Timberlake and Lynn Bomar Harless divorced when Timberlake was only three....   [tags: music, singer, dancer, actor]
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Bells and Beats: Dido's Aria - “When I am laid in earth” is an aria written in the Baroque period. It is a lament featuring the character Dido that directly precedes her death. The aria it is written in repeated binary form, and the repetitions in this piece reflect the style of Purcell and of Baroque music as a whole. The aria is written in 3/2 time and the tempo marking is “larghetto.” The meter allows the piece to have weight, and this combines with the slow tempo is appropriate for the heavy emotion required in a lament....   [tags: Baroque period music] 793 words
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Latin jazz orchestra - If I were to use one word to describe the “Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra” that word would be astonishing. At first, hearing that I was required to attend a Jazz concert I was completely turned off. I am very closed minded and automatically thought to myself that the kind of music would be dreadful. That is not the case anymore. This genre of music is amusing and very pleasing to the ears. The band members are some of the most talented musicians that I ever saw or heard. Standing room tickets were sold out when we arrived at Mc Carter Theater....   [tags: essays research papers] 942 words
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Qué es el color? - ... A nivel físico se dice que lo que diferencia un color de otro es la longitud de onda de la luz (radiación electromagnética), creando una sensación en nuestros ojos, entonces al hablar de que la radiación es compuesta nosotros solo seremos capaces de ver el color resultante a ellos, el ojo humano tiene unas células pequeñas receptoras llamadas “conos” y “bastones” que se encuentran en la retina de nuestro ojo, La tarea de éstas células es de enviar impulsos eléctricos a nuestro cerebro, los bastones se activan en la oscuridad y solo permiten apreciar los colores blancos, negros y los distintos grises, según Isaac Newton la luz no tiene color, el color solo existe en nuestro cerebro....   [tags: luz, newton, ojos] 617 words
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Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie - Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie There are many reason for ‘Star Wars’ being such a ground breaking movie. ‘Star Wars’ is a science fiction film, a science fiction includes new world and civilisations that are discovered and aliens are featured in a lot of science fiction films, the setting of the films are usually set in the future and where the world is in danger. There are some characters that are computer generated and they sue special effects for fighting scenes when they use lasers....   [tags: Papers] 1397 words
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Beethoven, Bach And Bartok: Comparisons - Barouque Composers Still Being Played Frequently Monteverdi Lully Corelli Pachelbel Scarlatti Purcell Couperin Albinoni Vivaldi Telemann Rameau Bach Handel Gluck Baroque and Classical Orchestras – Differences <td width="50%">Baroque OrchestrasClassical OrchestrasString section and basso continuo central to the orchestra. Other instruments are occasional additions.Standard group of four sections: strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Different instruments treated individually.Fairly small; generally 10- 40 players.Larger than baroque; great variation to the numbers of players.Flexible use of timbres, e.g....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Keller Williams One Man Band - Imagine attending a concert in which if you were to close your eyes, you would assume that the music you are hearing is being created by a cast of band members, each playing their respective instruments. Contrary to your assumptions, however, this band only consists of one member. Keller Williams, dubbed by critics as a one-man-band, is one of a kind both in his musical talent and his solo act. Very few solo musicians have mastered such a multi-dimensional sound and captivating live show as Keller, making him standout amongst today’s musicians....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Diana Ross - Diana Ross Diana Ross was born in 1944. Emerging from the housing projects in Detroit to become an international superstar, she gained prominence first as a member of the supremes, then as a solo artist. The mention of her name evokes the indelible image of the broadly smiling diva, the long hair, sequined gowns, etc. Ross first recorded on the small lupine label in 1959, as a member of the Primettes. The group signed to Motown in1961, and later changed their names to the supremes. In 1963, all the singles released by the supremes featured Diana Ross as the lead singer....   [tags: essays research papers] 350 words
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Concert Report - There are lots of exceptional musical pieces composed by famous musical legends such as, the German music composer, aesthete, and influential music critic, Robert Schumann; who composed Symphony No. 4 in D-minor, Op. 120 in 1851. Or the distinguished Wolfgang Mozart, a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, who composed over 600 works; one of which is Concerto in A-major for Clarinet and Orchestra, k. 622. These two musical masterpieces were performed at the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, Mondavi Center, under the name of Spain 2012 on March 11, 2012; along with prelude “L’apres-midi d’un faune” by Claude Debussy....   [tags: Music]
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The Relationship Between Zen, the Karesansui, and Music: Ryōan-ji, a Case Study - Ryōan-ji is a Zen monastery in Kyoto, Japan, founded by Hosokawa Katsumodo in 1450. It is particularly famous due to its extant karesansui, or dry landscape garden. This is said to be added by Hosokawa Masamoto in 1488 during reconstruction of the monastery (Brinker 80).The karesansui was used for the basic purpose of meditation by Zen monks. (expand) John Cage was a composer who lived from 1912-1992. He is famous for minimalist works that frequently explore different aspects of rhythm. In 1983, he started writing “Ryoanji,” named after Ryōan-ji in Kyoto....   [tags: Japanese culture, history]
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Beyonce Knowles vs. Rihanna: Two Great Women Vocal Artists - Two women from two different backgrounds have so much in common yet they are so different. One grew up in Houston, Texas while the other grew up in Saint Michael, Barbados. Even though these two women have had very different up bringing the one thing they have in common is their great voices. These two women’s background, musical style, and other career ventures make them both two of the best female artist in their field. Beyonce Knowles was born Beyonce Giselle Knowles on September 4, 1981 to Mathew Knowles and Tina Beyince, in Houston, Texas....   [tags: Beyonce, Rihanna, music, ] 788 words
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The Significance of Campbell’s Soup Cans for Andy Warhol - Andy Warhol’s rise to fame was not easy. Haunted by his profession as a commercial artist in New York he struggled to gain recognition as a real artist, yet he kept trying. He experimented with different styles of art hoping to get a solo exhibition at a gallery. One of Warhol’s experimental styles was influenced by comic books; he made paintings that included characters from comics, along with though balloons. Warhol was greatly disappointed after seeing paintings of an artist by the name of Roy Lichtenstein, whose work resembled comic books as well....   [tags: Art] 1212 words
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The Role of Keyboard Instruments in Three Romantic Symphonies - The Role of Keyboard Instruments in Three Romantic Symphonies A discussion on the role of keyboard instruments in three Romantic symphonies: Neils Gade’s Symphony No. 5 in D Minor Op. 25 (1852), Camille Saint-Saëns’s Symphony no. 3, ‘Organ’ in C minor Op. 78 (1886) and Vincent d’Indy’s Symphony on a French Mountain Air (Symphonie Cevenole) op. 25 (1886) The keyboard instruments have been largely associated with solo repertoire since its genesis. While rarely used in the orchestra, a keyboard instrument can be an effective tool to add colours to a Symphony....   [tags: Music, Orchestra]
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Factores psicologicos y sociales asociados a la depresion postparto - FACTORES PSICOLOGICOS Y SOCIALES ASOCIADOS A LA DEPRESION POSTPARTO. Sumario La depresión después del embarazo es una fase por la cual la mujer pasa diferentes cambios físicos y sociales ya que el infante viene a cambiar la vida tanto en pareja como en la familia, factores importantes se asocian a la falta de apoyo familiar o bien de la pareja, la depresión postparto se caracteriza por un estado de tristeza profunda posterior al nacimiento de su hijo. El presente proyecto pretende describir los factores psicosociales que se asocian a la depresión postparto en el Hospital de la Mujer en Morelia Michoacán con Mujeres que se encuentren en el área de ginecología por alguna complicación....   [tags: embarazo, sentimientos] 956 words
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The Life and Achievements of Charles Lindbergh - Looking back upon the decade, the 1920s has been filled with many individuals who have changed our society. But there is one person who stands out among this group of people, Charles Augustus Lindbergh. Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo overseas, thus winning the Orteig Prize for his accomplishment. Nicknamed “The Lone Eagle”, Lindbergh has opened up the possibilities of overseas travels to us. Lindbergh’s passion for mechanics didn’t come as a surprise to many. As a young boy, Charles seemed to be very interested in the family’s motorized vehicles, such as the Saxon Six automobile and Excelsior motorbike....   [tags: pilot, biography, biographical] 987 words
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Compositional Styles Used in the Prelude Discussion - Claude Debussy (1862-1918) was born in St.Germain-en-Laye, a small town near Paris and died in Paris. He was a significant French Impressionist composer who included the impressionist elements in his compositions, emphasizing on tone color, fluidity and exoticism. Not only he had written piano, choral, chamber music works and an opera Pelléas et Mélisande, he also wrote several orchestral works. The most important composition in his orchestral works was the symphonic poem (a single movement orchestral work that develops a poetic idea); Prelude a L’apres midi d’un faune (Prelude to The afternoon of a Faun, thereafter called Prelude)....   [tags: cymbals, claude debussy, the societe]
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