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LACMA Concert - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has a website that announces its programs. Anyone can easily find and choose a concert. I chose a concert for Sunday July 25, 2010. This concert was emerging artists from Ipalpiti Festibal 2010. It included the four pieces of music that are described below. One of these was Fantasiestucke, Opus 88, both Romanze and Duet were preformed. This concerto was performed by pianist Luiza Borac, violinist Vladimir Dyo, and cellist Yves Dharamraj. The second piece was Ahnung, a new discovery piece from Kinderszenen....   [tags: Concert] 1292 words
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One Direction Concert Report - One of the concerts that I have attended was One Direction’s. One direction was formed by a group of boys from London in 2010. These young men were also known as Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. The band started off from a British talent show on television called the X Factor. During the audition, the boys were eliminated as individuals, but Simon Cowell saw great potential in these young men as a group. He decided to make it happen by giving them another chance to perform together, and indeed they became famous ever since the formation of the English-Irish boy band One Direction....   [tags: Concert Report Essays] 947 words
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Music Concert Report - ... The pianist and concert conductor, Christian Zacharias opened the Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Music concert with a fascinating performance that left the audience in party mood and in happy feelings. The conductor manifested his creativity and perfection in playing neo-classical Danses concertantes to the enjoyment of the audience that kept their clapping and cheers for the longer part of his performance. The rhythm and the matching beats were resoundingly entertaining and seemingly derived the destined message in a light yet refreshing tone....   [tags: music, concert, audience] 574 words
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My First Concert: Cobra Starship at the Troubadour - On August 11, 2009, my cousin and I headed off to West Hollywood to the Troubadour, where we would see one of the best band, Cobra Starship perform. When we arrived at the Troubadour many hours early, the security guard told us we had to wait around the corner like the other fans waiting to get inside the doors. So when we walked around the corner, we saw a few fans camping out. We found a spot and we sat down. The wait felt like eternity and the heat of the sun beaming down on us wasn’t helping the situations either....   [tags: concerts, ] 738 words
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The Concert of Europe - The concert of Europe could be said to have had a substantial level of accountability in the preservation of peace because it brought about a common satisfaction of the status quo. The concert was forged under the thought that none of the great powers was interested in changing the international order to best suit their need. This is because, no power could be so “dissatisfied that it questioned the legitimacy of the entire order.” (83 p.145 Kupchan.) Some may argue that the concert was not created to maintain peace, because their intervention in states such as Spain was done to drive their own self interest....   [tags: European History] 1955 words
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Feminism at the Concert - ... Anyone want to learn more. Then let’s learn a little about the role of a woman before all this stuff even went up into debate. It’s 1890. You’re a little girl in Britain, perhaps hearing about the wondrous achievements of a certain fictional detective. You ponder on the fact that maybe you yourself could be a detective, and ask your lovely, thoughtful dad on your thoughts. He looks at you as if you had two heads, and then laughs out loud. Being the confused, seven year old British girl you are, you inquire on why he must chortle that way....   [tags: personal narrative] 653 words
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The Concert - As we all waited in line to go into the concert there was a thrill of excitement in the air. I was standing there with two of my friends when we saw a few other people we knew. " Hey, come over here!" I bellowed. Three tall gothic boys slouched over to us. As we were talking the line started to move in an uneasy shuffle. We neared the entrance, where a tall bouncer with a voice that rumbled like thunder was standing. He asked for our tickets and in unison we passed them to him....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing] 812 words
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My Take on the Dance Concert - ... Since when it began and the dance performers did their performance called After Party. The dance performers were able to capture peoples attention. They were very active with loose clothing. They had a lot of hand, leg, and sharp movements. The dance performers just didnt stay in one postion the enitire time they danced everywhere. The audience really enjoyed it as well. My opinion of this dance performance did not change at all through out the dance concert. I actually enjoyed it more and more until the end of the fall dance concert....   [tags: personal review] 617 words
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A Report About a Concert Attended - ... The piece changed tempo throughout it which really felt like it kept people involved. You could also hear the repeat of the intro and certain themes throughout the piece. This piece was very enjoyable. It was probably my favorite piece played in this concert. The changing if tempos really made you pay more attention and it wasn't slow or boring. The sonata forms allowed the musicians to perform more difficult parts from the pieces and it was very entertaining to observe. This piece also had a very light tone color to it and I prefer music with that time color over the darker tone colors, which is what the next piece was....   [tags: piano, cello, violin] 728 words
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Reflection of a Jazz Concert - ... The sounds were increasingly getting louder until all instruments met at the top with a bang and then changed the dynamic once again. Furthermore, the second song that was performed was "Call me ". This song started by having some low tones within the harmony with the introduction of a piano and drums. The song after started slowly changed into a more consonant harmony, that after remained throughout the rest of the song. The rhythm of this song was happy in some places within the song and higher and relaxing in other parts as the tempo changed and the notes of the saxophone helped changing the melody of it....   [tags: music, rhythm, instrument ] 574 words
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The Rolling Stones Death Concert - ... By the sixties, it had become an obsession. The Rolling Stones were at their prime between 1968 and 1972 and as the lead vocalist of a band, so was Jagger. People had rushed toward the Altamont stage to touch him in an attempt to narrow the distances between themselves and reality, thus generating a certain ecstatic authenticity. To Jagger, this was nothing new. Being a celebrity entails becoming a commodity with the sole intent of being packaged, priced, and sold, and Jagger was the epitome of this concept....   [tags: mick jagger, audience, gimme shelter] 1599 words
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Music Report about the Concert - ... The second piece I enjoyed was Morten Lauridsen's piece, Ubi Caritas et Amor. The piece featured the chamber ensemble which was a bit smaller than the opening concert choir ensemble. It began with the main theme being sung in the tenor voices of the group, which was a legato and monophonic melody chant like in its sound because of its syllabic pattern. After the tenor introduction, the rest of the ensemble joins in with more harmonic texture and melodic interplay. The sopranos take the main theme which again resounds in the tenors and then there is a slight alteration to the theme with voices participating in elides with the main theme going from lowest to highest with voices building u...   [tags: Uber Caritas et Amor, Elgar's The Dance] 886 words
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Concert by the D'Entrecasteaux Program - ... This moves into a more glorious section, a tempo ordinario – allegro, non presto, with a slightly slower feel and dotted rhythms, where the ensemble develops into steady counterpoint. The Passacaille section in three then contains cascading melodies in thirds, and is a little heavier rhythmically with some stronger dynamics. The playing is gloriously sombre and passionate, with powerful basso continuo lines which augment mournful violin decoration that floats over the top. As a whole the piece was even and refined, the playing simply gorgeous....   [tags: music and performance review] 1256 words
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Writing of a Concert Review - Writing of a Concert Review Bob Dylan’s songs are filled with inspirational messages. The songs were composed with inspiration and creativity being the main elements of the song. The obvious messages that are presented in the songs make them some of the most inspiring and creative pieces that have ever been produced. While he was performing in the Aver Fish Hall, Dylan presented a performance of 22 songs that were performed by 21 different groups. The performance was meant to be a non-profit show, with the main focus being to raise money for educational purposes (Pareles 1)....   [tags: Music Analysis ]
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Fall Choir Concert Appreciation - ... The emotion conveyed throughout the room was one of absorption and delight. During this piece, the sopranos hit such high notes, that I was astounded. Being a person who participates in concert choir, I understand the level of commitment and talent it takes to reach those notes and stay in tune. This was a great start and feel to the concert itself. Throughout the performance, the vocalists thrived in both articulation and pitch. The conductor conveyed his pride with a continuous smile cast upon his face, as his students displayed their hard work....   [tags: audience, composition, performance, art] 521 words
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Walt Disney Concert Hall - ... The Hall had the potential to deepen the public’s appreciation for music and art, enhance the quality of the life citywide, and reshape the image of Los Angeles around the world. Eli Broad, an entrepreneur and philanthropist involved with the project said, “ Cities are remembered by their art and culture, but cities can support only one great symphony, one great opera; in Los Angeles they all come together Downtown. This is why Disney Hall is so important. Architecture is the matter of the arts, and quality of architecture raises our level of self-respect and demand for quality in other things.”....   [tags: Frank Gehry's vision of design]
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Walt Disney Concert Hall - Public Spaces provide unique experiences and contribute to the identity of a city. Found as places like plazas, parks, marketplaces, within buildings, lobbies and many more. Public spaces are important to our society and therefore face more arguments in design and construction compared to private spaces. In order to create innovative public architecture, considered to be the most civic, costly, time intensive and physical of the arts, the project holds a degree of risk, strife, and negotiation ....   [tags: Reverberation Time, Acoustic Designer]
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Concert Report: Aaron Carter - ... There are multiple composers for many of the songs that Carter sings. Carter takes his own pride in writing songs himself and does many things on his own, including writing his own songs. Some of the music he wants to have a different feel to it so having a composer can change the whole feel of the musical experience. It will also fulfill what he wants everyone to interpret by changing the song effects of his music. One of the songs that he performed at the concert that was the main figure of his whole tour was “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It).” Not only was this the main focus for his concerts but this was also a smash hit back when I was younger my age would listen to him....   [tags: musical experiences] 684 words
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Alter Bridge Concert Report - On Monday, April 21, 2014, along with my friend JJJJ and my Mom, we went to see Alter Bridge perform in concert at Rams Head Live down in the Marketplace in Baltimore, Maryland. The doors opened at 7 o’clock and the concert started at 8 p.m. with the band Monster Truck as the opening act. We went and ate dinner before going to the concert, but when we entered the venue, Rams Head was packed. The show was sold out and there were people ranging from ages fifteen to mid-fifties. There were both men and women in attendance, but I noticed there were more men than women....   [tags: crowd, show, music, lyrics]
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My First Punk Concert - ... Perhaps the easiest way to not be injured at a punk show is not avoid the mosh pit at all costs. Near the sides of the walls or the back is the safest place to be (and temperature wise very cool), if one gets claustrophobic or hot easily, one would surely hate the pit. But if one is feeling adventurous then the mosh pit is the best place to start. Those who enter the pit are expected to have “Pit Etiquette” and to be respectful to other moshers. The golden rule of moshing is if a person falls IMMEDIATELY help them up, falling is very dangerous for more than the person who may get trampled....   [tags: mode paper]
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The Concert of Europe - The Concert of Europe The Congress System, which took the form of a series of congresses and diplomatic meetings held between 1818 and 1822, can be regarded as a practical expression of the rather general concept of the Concert of Europe. The Concert of Europe was an attempt to regularize the conflicting ambitions of the Great Powers in the interests of Europe as a whole. As such, its effectiveness was dependant on the willingness of all five Great Powers to show moderation in the pursuit of their individual interests....   [tags: Papers] 1066 words
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My First Concert - In Expository Writing class we were asked to write our first descriptive essay and we were given many topics to choose from. They had to at least have something to do with an experience be it good or bad that had an impact in your life and left a great impression on you. Upon much thought on my part I have decided to write about my first concert that I ever attended and explain why I left an impression on my in three different ways and how it was an enlightening experience for me. Most people would say that their first concert ever was probably and enjoyable experience but most might not say it was something they would never forget....   [tags: Personal Experience] 674 words
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Christmas Concert Review - ... Composition I liked best: The piece I enjoyed the most was Highland Cathedral by Ulrich Roever & Michael Korb (spelled Korts in the program), arrangement by Kuzma and Mills. The melody was composed in 1982 for a Highland games held in Germany. It was performed in concert by the Loch Norman Pipe Band Trio, and accompanied by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. The piece is similar to the gospel standard Amazing Grace, as the scales and key are similar. Though I found it peculiar to hear bagpipes performed at a Christmas concert, I was absolutely blown away by the combination of the bagpipes playing over the orchestra....   [tags: Charlotte symphony orchestra] 557 words
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Fall Concert Review - ... John Broman referred to it as, “one of the most rigorous pieces [they’d] ever done”. The UNG singers actually presented Gloria with an added addition by UNG’s very own Dr. Lee Barrow. Dr. Barrow has been working with the French publishing agency, Editions Salabert of Paris, to prepare a new corrected edition. In the program lots of background information was proved to the audience on both Francis Poulenc and Gloria. Francis Poulenc was one of the most prominent French composers of the twentieth century....   [tags: UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci] 740 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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Concert Review: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - ... The program included a series of medieval French motets from the 13th Century French polyphony, taken from the Montpellier Codex. The two performances were extremely different in nature and but at the same time very similar in what they were trying to achieve. For instance, while the first concert consisted entirely of an instrumental performance, the other was exclusively vocal. However, both were able to bring to life great examples of iconic artists from our past. I left both concerts very satisfied and happy with the choices I made....   [tags: performance, musicians ] 537 words
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Different Groups in the Concert: An Observational Essay - ... It seemed like most of these people were on the lower side of middle-class. The majority of the men and women had similar drinks from the bar. Their beverages were not the most expensive type of alcohol in the world, but the drinks were not the cheapest drink off of the tap either. Most of the people closest to the stage seemed to be about the same age too. They all seemed to be somewhere near there mid-forties, about the same age as the band members themselves. While the band was playing, most of the people that were singing along were in the front of the room....   [tags: Society, Band] 598 words
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SWOT Analysis of Mumford and Sons Concert - Mumford and Sons Concert - SWOT Analysis On September 11th, 2013, Mumford and Sons played a concert in Simpsonville, South Carolina at the Charter Amphitheater in Heritage Park. The Grammy Award winning folk-rockers, known for their hits “I Will Wait” and “Little Lion Man”, were joined and supported on the lineup by fellow British music groups The Vaccines and Bear’s Den. I purchased a General Admission Lawn ticket for $35, well over a month before the day of the show. Right after I heard that Mumford and Sons, one of my favorite bands, were coming to my hometown I knew I had to attend the show no matter what....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Touring Managers]
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The Minor Alps Concert at the World Cafe - ... The audience and I agreed that “You Know We Can,” Play It Right,” and “Modern Wolf” were the songs that received the loudest applause. I have been a major fan of Nada Surf for years so I was interested to see what Mathew Caws and Juliana created collectively as Minor Alps.. I like the power, the musical style, lyrics and vocals of Nada Surf. Many of their songs delve into the everyday and magnify it into something interesting and complex. An example being the song “Fruit Fly,” give it a listen....   [tags: Blake Babies] 786 words
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Unicque Combination of Musical Instruments - ... At the present condition, the classical music is gaining great response from the part of the music lovers. It carries some such important aspects that would look forward to better attention and consideration. The control needs to be made formed on the respective areas as well. This mainly looks forward to organize such concert that involves wide use of such classical instruments. It appears to be very much important and leads to far better reactions and responses as well. The concert attended is a classical music concert....   [tags: concert analysis] 839 words
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The Success of the Willie Nelson Concert Experience - ... An example of a electric bass would be the one I played in the WNE. The electric bass was the only bass that the school could provide for the band but we also felt it had the right sound for the job. Page 2 In the outdoors, you don't have electrical power so you cant plug in a amplifier. The acoustic bass is a hollowed bass to have a much louder sound than the electric bass without a amplifier. Sometimes the wholes in the bass are called F-holes because they are shaped like a F. There are also acoustic-electric basses which can be plugged into a amplifier or played and heard clearly without....   [tags: guitar, music, country] 813 words
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My First Justin Bieber Concert - ... There was a car crash, so all off the traffic was backed up. We, our usual selves, became very antsy. We started to wave at every car that passed us. That’s when we met Julia. Julia looked like our age, and Brooklynn and I started talking to her out of the window. She also was going to the Justin Bieber concert. I sort of felt bad, because her seats were at the very top of the stadium. I’m sure it was hard for her too see. Then, we arrived. We were there and had an hour to pass time. When we crossed the street there was this older looking guy riding a bike up and down the street....   [tags: personal narrative] 761 words
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A Night of Neo-Psychedelia and Paisley Underground - ... Thanks for coming and adding a little more color to a very musically colorful night. Weekender came out first and set the mood with their dreamy Paisley Underground cuts from their album, Spanish Peaks. Nick and Eric Sheehan write the music and play drums and guitar. Tom Anthony and Emily Cahiel added depth with vocals and guitars. Emily's harmony gave the vocals that far off Blue Oyster Cult feel. I heard a lot of my favorites in their music, The Moody Blues. The Strawbs, Jefferson Airplane and Blue Oyster Cult....   [tags: concert review] 554 words
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Concert Review of the Cabana Boys - Concert Review of the Cabana Boys The Concert involved a variety of instruments performed by the "Cabana Boys." Each of the band members included: alto and tenor saxophones, a trombone, a trumpet, keyboards, bass guitar, drums, and percussion. In the beginning, four songs were performed by "Bravo!" All of which were from the Disney motion picture soundtracks which included: "Circle of Life," "A Whole New World," "Colors of the Wind," "Bells of Notre Dame," "Out There," and the finishing of "Circle of Life." Two of the songs involved two soloists, one of the songs included three soloists, the other included one soloist, and the song "Out There" involved four so...   [tags: Music, Rock and Roll, Beatles, Latin American Musi] 320 words
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Claude Debussy’s La Mer: A Concert Review - Claude Debussy’s La Mer is a very beautiful piece of music. I thought the concert was wonderfully done. The music sent chills down my spine and I was really able to just sit there and listen. One thing I would have changed is having the live streaming video of the orchestra members displayed on screen behind the orchestra. I found it a little distracting because I would find myself watching the musician without listening to the music. I would have liked the concert more if it had been earlier in the day also....   [tags: Music] 654 words
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Music Concert Experience and Description - Music Concert Experience and Description On October 19th I attended the State University Symphony Orchestra, State University Wind Symphony, and State University Choir concert, which was sponsored by the State University School of Music and Dance and was also held at in the Smith Recital Hall. Harold Warman conducted the SU Symphony Orchestra and the SU Wind Symphony while Frank Almond conducted the SU Choirs....   [tags: Papers] 749 words
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Concert at Invesco Field in Colorodo - Concert at Invesco Field in Colorodo I have been to very memorable places in my life, such as the Vietnam Wall and the White House but nothing compares to the Summer Sanitarium concert in Denver, Colorado at Invesco Field. This concert was a tour put on by Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Linkin' Park, Deftones, and Mudvayne. Invesco Field at Mile High is the newly installed stadium in Denver after they got rid of the old stadium. All of the Denver Bronco home games are put on here. I would have to say that this place is the most memorable place I have ever been too in my life....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples, Observation] 1069 words
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Spring Dance Concert: Burlesque Choreographed by Ariana Anderson - ... This piece was really entertaining because each of the dancers had a lot of energy and attitude when they were dancing. Something that I thought looked neat was when they were all lined up doing the same movements like going into the splits or holding each others ankles and going forward. I know that in order for things like that to look orderly, they have to be perfectly on time, otherwise it won’t look as put together. They were wearing very sparkly gold tops with black skirts and wigs. It was a very happy dance with jazz music....   [tags: talent, music, energy, attitude] 1345 words
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Mt Concert Experience to Beach Cities Symphony - ... The first performance ended with a solo piccolo player. The third music, which was Romance by Sergei Prokofiev, surprisingly started in a slow manner. In the beginning there were the sound of only two instruments playing in decrescendo, however, when the violin instrument added up to the piece created a dynamic accent. During the whole piece, the performers would emphasize on the sound and tone of violin playing it more loudly than the other instruments. Because of that, the audience was able to understand the meaning of the whole art....   [tags: auditorium, music, instruments] 1743 words
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Concert Review and Bio: Tchaikovsky - Classical Concert Who likes classical music anyway. That is a question that you may have found me asking a few months ago. As I have listened to the music in class and on my CD that came with the text book, I have noticed that I am growing a little bit more fond of this style of music. I had never really given it a chance until I started attending my younger sister’s concerts and really paying attention to the music. I have realized that classical music isn’t half bad. modern rock is still the music for me, but I have really learned to like and respect classical music over the last few months....   [tags: essays research papers] 895 words
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Concert - CONCERT REPORT #2 Beatles Z320 For my second concert report I thought that I would write about my only experience hearing songs of the Beatles live. The Rib America Festival was hosted by The Beatles Live Repertoire. The group dressed exactly like the Beatles, even had the same names, John, Paul, George, and Ringo. I had never heard any Beatles songs live before, so that was enough to get me off my butt. Not to mention, it was free entertainment, not a bad time at all. So the show starts, and I’m not sure what to expect....   [tags: essays research papers] 1085 words
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The Orion String Quartet and Nash Ensemble: A Concert Review - “Mozart for Four Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K 590 Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K 478 Performed by the Orion String Quartet and the Nash Ensemble” (gardnermuseum.org) For the purposes of this assignment I choose this particular concert because I find Mozart’s music to be intellectual and engaging, requiring deep concentration and an open mind to be able the comprehend the depth of his musical visions. In this paper a will attempt to explore the qualities I like and dislike in the pieces presented in this concert and endeavor to analyze the “Piano Quartet No....   [tags: Music]
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A Concert Performance to Remember - Teacher Comment: As a part of the requirement for this course, each student must attend two live performances and submit a concert report on each. The reports should demonstrate “Active Listening” and not be merely reviews or critiques. I am interested in the student’s experience at this particular performance. There is no obligation to use fancy terminology. Just tell me what happened, how it affected you, how this experience will influence your plans for future concert attendance. I am particularly moved by a report that helps me to relive the concert or one that makes me sorry that I missed it....   [tags: Journalistic Descriptive] 1091 words
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Pop Style: Live Concert Performance Analysis - The live concert performance that I attended was the Dana Concert Series Presents: Faculty and Guest Artist Recital at the The College of Creative Arts and Communication. The venue was Bliss Recital Hall. The recital included the faculty performers, Dr. James Umble on saxophone and Dr. Glenn Schaft on vibraphone. The guest artists from the Cleveland Orchestra, were Art Klima on viola, Stephen Warner on violin, Carolyn Warner on piano, and Richard Weiner on percussion. Modern and Late Romantic style music was the theme of the live performance....   [tags: music, late romantic style, debussy]
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Attending a Jazz Concert - Attending a Jazz Concert The latest concert that I attended was the NEIU Jazz Ensemble. It was held in the NEIU auditorium. This was my first time attending a Jazz concert. Therefore, I didn’t know what kind of music to expect or any music that I was familiar to. This concert was a new experience for me. It was far different from a rock concert held in some big venue. The purpose of this concert was to give people a taste of the NEIU Jazz Ensemble. The heritage or the background of this concert was strictly Jazz music....   [tags: Papers Music Description Essays] 1229 words
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Concert Review on a College´s Opera Performance - ... The closest description to Alexandra’s transition from decrescendo to crescendo was like watching the leaf of a tree gently and smoothly glide down to the ground. Since this is a work by Giacomo Puccini, it falls under the category of the late nineteenth century. It is also a perfect example of exoticism because while it is an opera in Italian, it takes place in Paris. This is an Italian opera so the voice is more important than the orchestra. Never in the performance did Alexandra’s voice become less than the orchestra....   [tags: Music, Recital, Singer] 771 words
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The College Choir Concert - The College Choir Concert On Wednesday, May 23rd, I attended the College Choir concert in the Reamer Campus Center. The choir performed a variety of songs, ranging from pieces in Latin to traditional American folksongs. Two of the pieces featured solos, and one even featured percussion instruments. Mrs. Elinore Farnum provided piano accompaniment for each of the songs, and performed beautifully. I was extremely impressed by the talented choir members and their ability to sing such a varied range of songs....   [tags: essays papers] 460 words
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Concert Review of Slipknot - Concert Review of Slipknot We arrived at the concert around sun set. As we pulled up to the entrance, all I could see was a mass of humans. They scattered around the front of the building, some going in and coming out. In the middle of all the transportation devices there were a few men, in black suits, who pointed in different directions. They stopped groups of humans to allow the transportation devices by and vice versa. We now left our "car" with a group of other "cars" and made our way to the building....   [tags: Papers] 1083 words
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Nelly Concert - Nelly Concert On Monday March 25, some members of the baseball team, my girlfriend, and I traveled to Murray State University to watch a concert performed by Nelly and the St. Lunatics. It was a terrible night to go anywhere because it was raining and storming the whole way, but there was nothing that was going to stop us from going to the concert. We where all so hyped up about it and couldn’t wait to head out. My brother, who attends Murray State, had gotten us excellent seats about seventy-five feet away from the stage....   [tags: essays research papers] 595 words
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Concert Report - On June seventh at eight o’clock pm I attended a concert at Beneroya Hall. The concert was part of the Masterpiece series, performed by the Seattle Symphony and conducted by Hermann Michael; also including a special performance by the pianist Hélène Grimaud. The performance included four pieces, two by Ludwig Van Beethoven, one by Maurice Ravel, and the last was by Richard Strauss. The two pieces by Beethoven were; Overture to The Construction of The House, and piano Concerto No. 4 in g major, Op....   [tags: essays research papers] 456 words
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Concert Report - For this concert report I chose to go to a performance of student composers held at the Kimball Recital Hall. I chose this one because I wanted to see some of the talent that my peers have in the music realm, and also it was one of the only concerts I have been able to attend because I usually work at night. It was impressive to hear pieces composed by students. I cannot imagine creating something as complex as a musical composition, much less actually performing it, so this aspect of the concert was particularly awe-inspiring....   [tags: Music] 1072 words
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Concert Report - CONCERT REPORT #1 I chose to do my first concert report on Pearl Jam. The concert took place at Deer Creek the weekend after class started, so it was perfect timing to do this assignment. This was the first time I have seen Pearl, and I thought it was worthy of writing a report on. If one has ever been a fan of Pearl Jam, they of course know that Eddie Vedder is the lead singer, and right beside him with his wicked lead guitar playing, Stone Gossard. The other guys on the strings are, Mike McCready on guitar, and Jeff Ament on bass....   [tags: essays research papers] 1098 words
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A Review of Live Performances at the Denver Performing Art Complex - On March 30, 2014 I made the trek in to Denver, for a Masterworks performance of Litton Conducts Vaughan Williams. The performance was at the Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver performing Arts Complex right in the heart of downtown. I can truly say that this was going to be an experience for me, since I do not ever take the opportunity to drive clear in to downtown Denver very often if ever at all. However, today was the day. I found my way around easily, finding the parking garage and eventually easing my truck in to a parking spot clear at the top away from other vehicles, hoping I’d have a better chance of pulling out with the big beast of a truck that I drive....   [tags: Boettcher concert hall]
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Jazz Concert Review - Jazz Concert Review I enjoy and listen to variety of music from classical music to rap music. I have attended many concerts, mostly symphony bands concerts. However, interestingly, through whole my life, I have never experienced jazz music and I have never been to jazz concert. Therefore, it was hard for me to decide which jazz concerts would give me most pleasure and exciting experience. I researched for jazz concerts listing and I have decided to go to the Ron Eschete Trio Concerts because it was held closed to my house and was free....   [tags: Music Jazz Musical Review Essays] 1100 words
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Expansion of the First Sound of the Future is Vocaloid - ... According to their logic, VOCALOID isn’t a real instrument because it is a vocal synthesizer that requires to user convert musical notation and lyrics into a voice like how a word processor can change letter fonts (Werde, 2003). Out of all the instruments in the world, the human voice is the most difficult for a computer to imitate since it is so complex. However that is just what the average person thinks. During Miku’s Live Party -39s Live in Tokyo- concert, just when the girl steps out on stage to sing “When the First Love Ends”, she turns away teary-eyed trying to compose herself....   [tags: synthesizers, concert, singers] 1233 words
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Concert Critique of Mozart and The Height of Classicism - Concert Critique of Mozart and The Height of Classicism      On Sunday, December 07, 2003, I attended the Mozart and The Height of Classicism concert that was held in the Lincoln Theater of the New World Symphony orchestral academy. Conducted by Nicholas McGegan featuring pianist Robert Levin. There were two pieces of music during this concert, one of the movements was performed by the pianist alone as a solo, Mr. Robert Levin. The program’s title was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Chaconne from Idomeneo....   [tags: Analysis Critique Music Musical Essays ] 1298 words
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Personal Narrative- Concert - Personal Narrative- Concert As the dark stadium filled with fire, with the sounds of guns and bombs exploding everywhere, the crazed fans yelled at the top of their lungs. The enormous stage was rumbling with the sound of a single guitar as the band slowly started their next encore performance. Soon after I realized that I was actually at the Sanitarium concert listening to Metallica play "One", I thought to my self, "Is this real, am I actually here right now?" I had a weird feeling the entire time because I had worked all summer to simply listen to music with a bunch of strangers....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 1128 words
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My First Concert - The young boy motioned with his arms where to park, as the vehicle came to a stop. My friends and I got out of the car and looked up to see a line of people waiting to get inside. I asked them "So what now. ", since this was my first concert, I did not know what to expect. They said, "Hear that?" I listened and heard music playing in the background. We started walking towards the end of the line that had formed. As we grew closer to the gate, the music got louder, and my heart beat faster....   [tags: essays research papers] 703 words
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Cindy Staring at the Keswick Theater - ... They have an in your face style and push the music out at the audience. The audience was quite diverse form: young fans especially women, a lot of moms with their daughter dressed like Cindy, and yes us the folks who were their when she started. The lead singer of Hunter Valentine is and she has a powerful and deep voice. She has quite a stage presence and played off of her band mates. A point is that they are an all women band. I'm not familiar with their music but did enjoy “Just Another Love Song,” “Staten Island Dream Tour,” and I think the title was “Feel Like Tonight.” The band received polite applause and performed about 10 songs....   [tags: host, concert, moments, music] 733 words
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Phish: It’s More Than a Concert - Phish: It’s More Than a Concert Phish has inherited the legacy of the Grateful Dead. A responsibility that includes: playing a different set every night, constant jamming and experimenting. Phish is trailed across the country by adoring fans that think their heroes can do no wrong. What makes them so special is that their music winds together. It is full of freedom and happiness. Their lyrics are totally original; they have this weird way of looking at the world and when they express this in their songs it takes you to a whole different level of thinking....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1206 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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AC/DC Concert Report - This concert took place at the Pyramid Arena in Memphis Tennessee. The main performance was by AC/DC and the band Gutted Snake opened for them. The members of AC/DC are Malcolm Young on guitar, Angus Young on guitar, Brian Johnson on vocals, Cliff Williams on bass, and Phil Rudd on drums. Gutted Snake opened at 7:30 PM and played until 8:00 PM. There was a remission, and AC/DC started at 8:30. They continued playing until around 11:00 PM. AC/DC played songs from all of their records. The bulk of the songs that they performed were: Give It Up, Goodbye & Good Riddance to bad luck, Got You By the Balls, Guns For Hire, Hail Caesar, Hard As A Rock, Have a drink on me, Heat seeker, This House...   [tags: essays research papers] 733 words
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Entering of an Unknown Culture - Several years ago I immersed myself in the gothic and metal lifestyle and I’m still a part of it. As soon as I started hearing more about the underground aspect of it, I knew I had to investigate. In the gothic and metal lifestyle, no subculture is the same since each genre is like an umbrella, something different always beneath the next. On February 7, 2014 the opportunity arose for me to attend my first underground Darkside sold out concert in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club at 10:00 pm, which is one of their venues for their world tour....   [tags: concert, metal, underground music] 1138 words
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The Concert Experience and the Song as Oral Tradition - The Concert Experience and the Song as Oral Tradition Before the invention of written language that enabled the creation of book technology, the spoken word was the leading edge of communication. Spoken epic poetry such as the Iliad and Odyssey, the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf, and the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh was the content of the speech medium. These epics were created as spoken pieces, and because listeners lacked an alphabet to commodify them (separate them from their performance), the tales had to be heard and experienced first-hand....   [tags: Communication Literature Essays] 574 words
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jazz concert review - The first question I asked myself at the beginning of the quarter was how much do I actually know about jazz. I have always characterized jazz music as a rhythmic and instrumental form of music. My impression on the basis of the jazz has always been portrayed with the African-American race. I think this was build up from the rhythm ‘n’ blues era and meaning according to the dictionary (“style of music that was invented by African American musicians in the early part of the twentieth century and has very strong rhythms and often involves improvisation”)....   [tags: essays research papers] 549 words
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My Experience at a Bon Jovi Concert - My Experience at a Bon Jovi Concert It was June 24th I was so filled with excitement and joy as I waited for months for this day to come and now it hand finally arrived. Sitting on the coach patiently with my best friend Kayleigh and my sister Mellissa, who I begged to come along with me, reason being I didn't want to go own my on to enjoy the experience, and with them there it would make me feel more relaxed. While on the bus to Wolverhampton where the concert was being held, the adorning fans of Bon Jovi were chanting songs of the bands best hits....   [tags: Papers] 586 words
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Personal Narrative: A Christmas night concert - “Rudolf the red nosed reindeer …,” he sang, slightly off key. His voice echoed through our home above the Boys Ⅱ, Men Christmas track which played triumphly through the hall upstairs. In only a pink cotton robe, a pair of whit satin Isotoner slippers, and a head full of three inch rollers I made my way from the bathroom down the cluttered hallway of tree tinsel and holiday ornaments to the oak balcony which overlooked the front entrance to our home. Directly below me he stood at the bottom of the solid dark oak spiral staircase singing as though he was a celebrity on stage performing a solo for a sold out crowd....   [tags: essays research papers] 956 words
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Information on Caribbean Bachata - ... The Bachata performance I attended was very intriguing. The performance took place at the Rathskeller in Memorial Union. The location was a very laidback bar with a somewhat Germanic feel. The performers were located at the front in the center in the bar. While the band was warming up, the audience was mainly seated, eating and conversing. The room was dimly filled with a warm glow. As the concert started, people began congregating at the front of the room, near the performers. People were dancing – predominantly couples....   [tags: Origin, Concert Features]
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My First Live Concert Experience - Without warning, the lights went dark. This was the moment I had been waiting for. My adrenaline went through the roof. The time had finally come that I would get to see and hear my first live concert. I had never really been to a big concert that had a well-known band. A couple of weeks before the concert I got some information about it, but really didn't think much of it. I talked with some friends about the band and we all casually decided to go get tickets for it. Little did I know what an absolutely spectacular time I would have....   [tags: Descriptive Writing, Personal Narrative] 1273 words
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Baroque Mexican Music Concert Report - The concert I attended was a recital of Mexican baroque choral music. There were 5 main pieces played, each one having its own unique style and function. The recital was held at University of South Carolina School of Music recital hall room 201 on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 6:00pm. The group that sang was the graduate vocal ensemble and was conducted by Daniel S. Clark. The group of singers did an excellent job capturing the music and it was very hard to notice any major mistakes. The concert in a whole was a very soothing to me because when I went there I was very hyper and tense, but as the pieces were being played out, I became very relaxed and sleepy....   [tags: essays research papers] 937 words
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The Walt Disney Concert Hall is Leonard Koscianski's Astounding Architecture - ... I think when Gehry was designing this piece of architecture he had a nautical theme in mind. The appendages of the concert hall seem to distort the elements of architecture. They resemble sails and are not symmetrical. It seems to me that everything about the look of The Walt Disney Concert Hall is irregular. The look of the building has changed a little since it was first built. The concert hall originally had mirrored panels on some of the appendages. Due to heat and reflection problems the panels had to be lightly sanded to dull them....   [tags: deconstructivism, l.a. philharmonic, acoustics] 752 words
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Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra - The Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra put on a fabulous holiday concert in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse on December 10th, 2013. The concert featured works by Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, and Anton Arensky, just to name a few. The holiday spirit was exuded through the concert hall and audience members left in awe of the talent that Hofstra University fosters. One of the composers included in the concert was Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Felix was born in the German city of Hamburg to the Jewish family of Leah Salomon and Abraham Mendelssohn, who was a wealthy banker....   [tags: music, choral music, concert, compostion]
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Clara Schumann, a Musician in Her Own Right - Clara Schumann was a concert pianist born to Frederick Wieck and Marianne Tromlitz in Leipzig, Germany on September 13, 1819 (Comminfo). Clara was the second of five children and the daughter of a prominent music teacher and piano proprietor (Friedrich Wieck) and an opera soprano singer (Marianne Tromlitz). She died in 1896, renowned as a classical pianist and composer in the nineteenth-century Romantic style. During her height of popularity, the press deemed Clara as the “Queen of the Piano” (Schumann, Clara [Josehpine], The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music)....   [tags: concert pianist, husband Robert Schumann]
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The Semiotics of the Encore - The Semiotics of the Encore Introduction In this reflexive paper, I wish to add a brief addendum to the literature about the semiotics of performance by examining the semiotic acts that surround the ritual of the encore in a live concert performance. I will bring to my analysis of this phenomena my twenty-some years of experience witnessing rock concerts in venues of all sizes and with a wide variety of audiences and performers. I will argue that there are specific elements to this ritual that are of particular interest to semioticians....   [tags: Concert Music Audience Papers]
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Comparison Between Piano Concert By Barbara Wieman And Sacramento Cham - Comparison Between Piano Concert by Barbara Wieman and Sacramento Chamber Orchestra On Feb 20,1997, I attended a piano concert that was performed by Barbara Wieman. The performance was held at the American River College Music Department choir room. The choir room holds about 100 people and every seat was taken and students were seated on the floor. The audience was dressed casual as everyone was students trying to do their concert papers. Barbara Weiman was also dressed casual but nice. The piano concert started at 12:20pm and was finished at 1:05pm....   [tags: essays research papers] 1012 words
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Evaluation Essays- Ruff Ryders And Cash Money Millionaire Concert - Grade B+ Evaluation Essay Ruff Ryders and Cash Money Millionaires This concert was held on Thursday March 2, 2000. Some of the hottest rap and r&b artists included in this mix were DMX, Juvenile, Ruff Ryders, Drag On, Hot Boyz, Eve, The Lox, Lil Wayne, Big Tymers, and B.G. It was hosted at the Marine Midland Arena in Downtown Buffalo. Tickets ran anywhere from $40.00 to $55.00 for the five hour long show. The wait to get in was some what frightening due to a check point like station everyone had to be searched at....   [tags: essays research papers] 587 words
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Mozart's Opera Buffa and Abduction from the Seragalio - “Too fine for our ears and a tremendous number of notes, my dear Mozart.” To which he replied “Exactly as many, your majesty, as are necessary” (Turner 258) The event I attended for MUS111 was Mozart’s Opera Buffa, Abduction from the Seraglio, first presented in Vienna July 16, 1782. The opera was presented by Opera Atelier with musical accompaniment by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre. The Abduction from the Seraglio is an opera Singspiel in three acts. It is an irreverent comic opera based in the commedia dell’arte tradition....   [tags: concert review] 1762 words
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Review of a Cassandra Wilson Concert - If it is blues and jazz style of music that is missing in life then check out Cassandra Wilson. The Warfield was the site of this performance which began at about eight p.m. on February 29th. The show began late and ran for about two hours. The was no opening performance just Wilson's set. At different intervals some tuning was necessary due to the instruments banging around in the tour bus that was parked outside. The stage was set up with basic blues and jazz instruments in addition to some more unusual instruments....   [tags: Music] 404 words
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Concert Review of Postcard in Morocco - The opera Postcard from Morocco began with all of the characters walking busily across the stage. The story line is set of ordinary people, on an ordinary day, waiting for an ordinary train. In part a good opinion to sum performance of this opera up is, ordinary. It did have its high and low points that sent me to this conclusion. For starters I found the performance of the Duquesne contemporary ensemble to be magnificent. David Stock was the music director and guided the various musicians throughout the opera amazingly....   [tags: Papers] 558 words
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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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