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The Jazz Age

- The Jazz music of the Big Band Era was the peak of over thirty years of musical development. Jazz was so innovative and different that it could literally sweep the world, changing the musical styles of nearly every country. Big band Jazz that makes the feet tap and the heart race with excitement that it is recognized with nearly every type of music. The musical and cultural revolution that brought about Jazz was a direct result of African-Americans pursuing careers in the arts following the United States civil war....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Heavy Metal Music

- Heavy Metal Heavy metal from the 1960’s to the 1980’s was a different and hard time for heavy metal bands. Heavy Metal is a genre of rock n’ roll that was created in the late sixties and late seventies. With influences from blues-rock and psychedelic rock mostly blues. With there twelve bar blues and extended guitar solos help create many guitar styles. Heavy Metal is recognized by its loud distorted guitars, emphatic rhythms, dense bass and drum sound, and vigorous vocals. Metal subgenres either emphasize these things or take on or two of them out....   [tags: Music]

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Heavy Metal

- Heavy Metal Heavy Metal’s popularity is and has been on the rise due to its many bands and increased guitar technology. Since the mid 1960’s, when heavy metal spread to the U.S. from England, it has grown in popularity. Many of the first bands that came from Europe came with two intentions; to spread heavy metal to other parts of the world, and to make it grow in popularity. (Ragland 1). Heavy metal is a form of rock ‘n’ roll music played on electric guitars and amplified to unnatural volume levels....   [tags: Art]

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The History of Rock and Roll

- Rock and roll has developed a long way throughout the years from a dance craze in the 1950’s to a political and cultural landscape that is recognized worldwide. Rock and roll has come to define the roots of teenage rebellion, people who don’t follow the norms, and have disrespect for authority. The style of rock and roll itself is a melting pot of music, a combination of sounds that include jazz, country, blues, ragtime, gospel, swing, classical, and ethnic music. It can be a simple variation of three chords to a complex chromatic scale combination....   [tags: Rock and Roll Will Never Die]

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The Use of the Western Blot Analysis to Identify Four Unknown Species of Fish

- Protein extractions from unidentified fish samples were separated according to the molecular weights by SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Since some of these proteins are shared between fishes, phylogenetic evaluation was reached. Western blot analysis was used to identify four unknown species of aquatic animals via comparison of actin/myosin bands. According to the results of this assay, the best estimate is that the unidentified aquatic animals are specimens of salmon, tilapia, cod, and shrimp, respectively....   [tags: phylogenetic, protein, molecular]

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Similarities and Differences in the Jia Vessels of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties

- ... The most common decorative motif that was used on these vessels is called taotie. Taotie tends to be very symmetrical and composed of a number of different components to compose images that are zoomorphic, real animal or human. The jia vessel from the Shang dynasty has two relatively thick and compacted bands of taotie on the bottom of its neck and in the center of its body. In contrast, the jia vessel has a significantly more simplified taotie with a thin band lining the top of the body and small, undecorated bands outlining the body of the vessel like a garland....   [tags: china, bronze, social]

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Personal Experience: My Favorite Type of Music is Rock and Roll

- Out of all the various types of music we have studied, I would have to say my favorite type of music would be from the mid to late 60s’, 70’s and 80‘s era. My favorite style of music would be rock& roll. To be specific I am talking about some of the music we studied in unit 12, 13 and 18 of our text book. I like this style of music the best because it best represents who I am and what I enjoy. The lyrics to the songs during these times were mainly fun and easily understood compared to other genres of earlier music that seemed were very dark, depressing, or hard for me to understand or relate to....   [tags: rhythm, backbeat, genres]

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The History of Def Leppard: Pete Willis and Rick Savage

- Ever Since the band was started in 1977 by Pete Willis and Rick Savage, Def Leppard became one of the most successful bands of its time. They fitted in with more established heavy metal bands and really stood out. As Def Leppard‘s popularity grew, their success also grew and they became the leaders of the 80s British heavy metal renaissance. The members age did not stop them from becoming a huge part of 80s music history. Along with the many problems in the band and tragedies they went through, it was not enough to bring down the famous sound and spirit of Def Leppard (Def Leppard/ Rollingstone)....   [tags: music, band, singer]

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What I Chose A Type Of Event And Environment

- For this project I chose a type of event and environment in which I am very familiar, but approached it in a way that I have never done before. As a hobby I enjoy music both as a musician and as an audience member. On weekends I will often attend punk concerts or smaller shows at various venues within driving distance. For this project I went to a venue I am not as accustomed to as well as seeing bands I am not as familiar with. I brought with me three friends, one girl and two boys. I asked my female friend, Sophia, to keep an eye on my violations and the way in which people responded and reacted to them....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Man]

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Aboriginal Aborigines And Aboriginal Land From Exploitation Of Europeans

- The Canadian government believed it was their duty to protect Aboriginals and Aboriginal land from exploitation of Europeans. Canada gave Aboriginals special status, which provided the government exclusive jurisdiction over “Indians and Indian land”. The duty to protect would be fulfilled when the elimination of Aboriginal special Status could occur. At this time Aboriginals would be “skilled” in European values to handle their own interests. Canada separated Aboriginal lands from European settlements with a line....   [tags: First Nations, Canada, Culture]

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The Effects of Climate Change on Ancient Civilizations

- ... Argaric Culture Dating between 1800 BC and 1300 BC, the Argaric culture was one of the very first modern civilizations. Characterized by their early adoption of bronze, the Argaric culture quickly gained dominance over other societies. However, El Argar reached its peaked after a severe drought. According to data from ‘Eco-ruin ‘felled early society’, the early civilization was drained of its natural resources causing their own downfall. These findings were based off of pollen preserved in compost deposits located in the mountains of eastern Andalucía, Spain....   [tags: drought, archaeologists, downfall]

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The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri Forest

- The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri Forest The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest in central Africa are foragers who use a combination of foraging, net hunters, and archers. Their kinship, social organization, and gender relations make them a unique band. Even though they live in the rainforest of equatorial Africa with hardly any possessions, they are happy, peaceful people. The pygmies are small people who are typically less than five feet tall. The Mbuti have lived in the Ituri forest for many thousands of years....   [tags: World Civilization ]

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The Exotic Appeal: Exoticism in Mexican Tourism

- The tourist gaze of Mexico is of an exotic destination which consists of sun, beaches, tropical weather, and turquoise waters. Tourism in Mexico began in the 1970s and during the past two decades the country has become an exclaimed tourist destination. Currently, tourist revenues are the third-highest source of foreign exchange (Wilson, 2008, 6). Mexican tourism is predominately marketed to the United States (Swords & Mize, 55). These Western tourist visit Mexico to experience a sense of exoticism....   [tags: Exotic Destination, Beaches, Tourism]

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The Journey to the Center of Jupiter

- ... Small amounts of compounds such as methane, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, and water have also been found. It is the combination of these chemical compounds and elements that have helped to create the colorful layers of clouds as seen from earthbound telescopes. Jupiter’s atmosphere is the largest in the solar system and is shown by cool cloud patters and turbulent storms. You may also see some bands. Dark bands called belts change with the light-colored ones, which are known as zones. Scientists do not know the causes of the dark bands though....   [tags: the great red spot, galileo galilei]

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The Effects Of Music On The Music

- Introduction In this paper I will be going over music that affected me during difficult times and during happy occasions. I will also be discussing why and how the music I listened to helped or even influenced my actions towards these events. This paper will also go over some of the artist for the music that would comfort the events that I was going through during the age I was at. We will show how it can be used to educate, edify, inspire, and unite. However, music can, by its tempo, beat, intensity, and lyrics, dull your spiritual sensitivity....   [tags: Rock music, Elvis Presley, Lynyrd Skynyrd]

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The Modern Drum Kit ( 1861-1865 )

- Less than a Century old, the modern drum kit is a relatively new instrument, however, the drums have been the driving force and heartbeat of popular music through the times. From the change through marching music, to jazz, big bands and rock, the drums have been used as a means of keeping time, and of musical expression. During the period of the Civil War (1861-1865) marching music dominated the music scene. Every military unit had its own squad of musicians, usually formed according to locality....   [tags: Drum kit, Drum, Percussion instrument, Bass drum]

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Punk Is Not Always A Political Statement

- Punk is not always a political statement, but it does give off a controversial vibe because of the ways it is expressed. Punk does protest the norm of society and government, but being seen as a political statement or issue isn’t the only objective of punk or punk rockers; it is an act of expression. Punk is given a reputation as careless and individualized and because of this, the government feels threatened and so do the people society who do not encourage it. Although punk has many definitions, many of them encompassing the word “political”, it has other objectives and intentions besides threatening and corrupting the people of a society....   [tags: Punk rock, Punk subculture, Rock music]

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The Impact Of Popular Music On Music

- Of all mass cultural forms, popular music has historically been characterized by the greatest independence for artists and allowing access to a broader diversity of voices. However, in the contemporary period, this independence is being threatened by a shrinking number of record companies, the centralization of radio ownership and playlists, and the increasing integration of popular music into the broader advertising and commercial aspects of the market. (Jhally 2002) However, the internet has added a new dynamic, as it allows artists to directly interact with their fans outside of the restrictions of record labels and the interference big media conglomerates....   [tags: Record label, Music industry]

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The Coachella Music and Arts Festival

- If someone were to ask people ever wanted to see almost every artist from any genre of music in one place. Of course, anyone would say yes, because most people haven't been to an event like the huge one that happens in California each year. This is an event many people save up all year to attend just maybe once in their life time. The Coachella Music and Arts Festival, it is one of the most talked about festivals that this generation knows about. It is like a whole new world for most people each time they attend....   [tags: protest, ticketmaster, all genres]

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Gods of Metal: The Band Metalica

- “Give me fuel, give me fire, give me that which I desire”, if one doesn’t know where this famous lyric has come from, the band Metallica would be the answer. Metallica is a lethal, energetic, up tempo metal band that has been around since October 1, 1981. Screeching of the guitar, double bass pedal of the drums, deep noises of the bass, and a recognizable voice, Metallica is the only band where no band could do it any better. Metallica started out slow, overcame some obstacles and is still rocking out country to country today....   [tags: music, metal heaven]

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Famous American Musician: Alton Glenn Miller

- Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Glenn Miller has become an icon. For many people his orchestra and the string of hits they produced represent the essence of the swing era. Alton Glenn Miller did a lot in his short life he had a successful career, inspiring childhood, burning success and an inspiring musical talent. Glenn Miller was born in a small town in Iowa but by the time he was three his family had moved to Nebraska....   [tags: bandleader, swing era, artist]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- Throughout the semester, learning about what music is has opened my eyes to how many bands wrote about problems they were passionate about and what was going on at the time. Today, songs are mainly about partying, drinking, and falling in love. Women did not always have the same rights as men and were looked at differently in the rock and roll scene. Also, some people were also homosexual which was not the norm back then. Some artists were really upset about this, men and women. This came out more in the 1980’s....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Homosexuality, 19th century]

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Materials And Methods Of Pcr Design

- Materials and Methods: PCR Design. First, the primers for kgb-2 were designed using the New England BioLabs (NEB) NEBuilder® Assembly Tool. The overlap length of the primers was set to thirty nucleotides because only two fragments were assembled in each construct and required more overlap with less fragments to improve efficiency. PCR. The Polymerase Chain Reaction of kgb-2 was made using the fosmid template DNA WRM0623cC11, two primers (forward and reverse), Q5® High-Fidelity 2X Master Mix, and distilled water....   [tags: DNA, Molecular biology, DNA replication]

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What Are You Do This Alone?

- So far we’ve covered various genres, finding your creative source, differences between an agent and a manager, and creating an image for yourself as an artist. The topic I’ve chosen for this article is a tricky one, and it’s one that should be addressed earlier instead of later. Can You Do This Alone. There have been so many great musical acts throughout the years, from boy bands to pairs to rock bands. Simon & Garfunkel, 98 Degrees, Hall & Oates, The Temptations, Queen, The Beach Boys, U2, The Supremes, Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC are just a few of the most famous, chart-topping bands....   [tags: Art, Artist, Arts, Artists]

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Effects Of Rock Music On Teenagers

- Effects of Rock Music on Teenagers (Including me) These days when it some people listen rock music, specifically Punk or Metal, if it is even mentioned they think of the loud screaming and bad messages being sent to our youth. Some even consider that this music is "changing" us and causing teenagers to rebel and do bad illegal actions, but they are wrong. A lot of people do not realize there is so much more to rock music than they think, and it actually does a lot for us as teenagers/ young adults....   [tags: Rock music, Heavy metal music, Singing, Punk rock]

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Life During the 1960’s

- Life During the 1960’s The 1960s was crammed full of many impacting events and important figures. From Hitchcock releasing one of the greatest thrillers of all time, Psycho, to Marilyn Monroe’s untimely death, to the infamous Woodstock festival. This era changed history completely and made the United States think twice about its youth. Events of the 1960s are still impacting our country as we know it today. The sudden pull from the conservative ‘50s changed America’s views on all aspects of life, including fashion, entertainment, and lifestyles....   [tags: History, Social Science]

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Teaching Fitness Education

- Physical fitness is defined as being physically fit and healthy. The question that many physical educators are faced with today is; how do to get across the importance of these two factors. This is not always an easy thing to accomplish. When taking a look at the three major levels of school students go through (elementary, secondary and high school) the educator faces some sort of difficulty in teaching the five parts of fitness. This paper will give information concerning these factors and also a few ideas on how to teach these topics to students at various age groups....   [tags: Fitness Education Essays]

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The Hallyu Wave

- Americans believe that after ‘N Sync, boy bands were dead and then brought back by One Direction. Although One Direction is a British group, American has accepted them as the return of boy bands. That can be proven wrong by looking over at South Korea. While ‘N Sync lasted seven years a Korean boy band, Shinhwa, has been together for sixteen years and is still ongoing, meaning that One Direction was not the return of boy bands, but have just been added to the list. Kpop has been alive for very long and has found its way into peoples’ hearts....   [tags: south korea, korean music, ]

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Comparison Between Metal and Grunge Music

- The musical genres for metal and grunge are often mistaken for the same genre. Many people make this mistake because the two are often loud, and the person listening to it does not give the music a chance to show its differences. Nevertheless, the two genres of music have some similarities, but also several important differences. One similarity that the two genres share is their guitar tones. Both of these genres use extreme amounts of distortion in their guitar playing. Both also have the high settings on their amps set to a higher level than their mids, to give the guitar tone a crisp crunchy sound....   [tags: Music]

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Australian History of the 1980`s

- THEMES BIG IDEAS/ IMPACT EVIDENCE/ HISTORICAL EXAMPLES FASHION *Fashion designed for the older generation *Materialist values *Fashion used to flaunt wealth *Imitation of celebrities/ Pop culture *Used to express power *Used to express fitness *Non-conformist fashion Clothes were designed with the intention of displaying wealth. Sequins, designer brands and showy jewellery were used to promote an image of wealth and success. Coming back to success, the 1980`s power suit (sharp-cut suits w....   [tags: themes, big ideas, fashion, fitness, australia ]

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Rock Music through the Ages

- From clubs in Britain, to the garages in the United States, rock music is and has been taking the world head on for 60 years. It has always been the rebel in the music world, breaking all the rules and always making unexpected turns. With this said, let’s go back to where it all started, back to the 1950’s… Around the mid 1950’s, a new type of music began to rise in the Southern United States. This music was like no other, for it wasn’t defined as just one type of music, but it had elements of many different genres all combined into one, this is music was called rock....   [tags: history of rock 'n' roll, musical genres]

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Music of the Elizabethan Era

- The Elizabethan Era, named for Queen Elizabeth I, the reigning queen of England from 1558 to 1603 is also known as The Golden Age of English History. This was a time in which music flourished along with other art forms including literature, painting, sculpting, fashion and architecture. Music during this era played a significant role in the lives of citizens from all social classes and also led to many composers and songs becoming famous. Although music of today is very different in comparison, it was affected and molded by the music of the Elizabethan Era....   [tags: life, polyphony, composers]

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Social Aid And Pleasure Clubs

- Social aid and pleasure clubs (SAPCs) are at the roots of a huge amount of the unique and defining elements of New Orleans culture. Its well known that things like second line parades and jazz are all special to this city but many visitors lack an understanding about the history, cultural context, and significance of these things; they are often commodified and decontextualized at the same time. SAPCs have played a significant role in many of the features of the city that are touted by the tourism board; second lines, jazz funerals, and jazz music itself....   [tags: Jazz, African American, New Orleans, Jazz funeral]

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Questions On Symptoms And Treatment

- Questions 1. What is your first impression of what is going on with your patient. At first glance, without having all the details, I would think the patient could be dealing with some fluid overload from their CHF and some complications from LLL pneumonia as they are having increasing difficulty breathing. The edema in the BLE could be a complication of CHF. With a COPD exacerbation and pneumonia it wouldn’t be surprising that the patient would have periods of shortness of breath. After taking the vitals I would be concerned that the patient may be experiencing the process of infection with a systemic inflammatory response which can lead to septic shock....   [tags: Immune system, Inflammation, Bacteria]

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Music of the Sixties

- Music in the Sixties The music of the sixties went through tremendous change. It shaped mush of the music we hear today. From New Orleans came Jazz, from the East Coast came rock, from the West Coast came Psychedelic rock, and from England came the Invasion. "In 1963 the Beatles shattered the dreariness of the music business. And with them came rock, the music of the sixties, and a music quite different from rock’n’roll." The jazz era had slowly faded away and in came the Beatles, possibly the most influential group of musicians ever to play....   [tags: American History]

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Problems with Online Music

- Problems with Online Music There are obviously huge problems in the recording industry and no one knows exactly what to do. Some people think that all online music should be free with no restrictions; others think that we should have to pay a fee for every song we download. There are really tons of options of what should be done; it's just that every option has a different person disagreeing. I don't think that anyone is going to figure out an option that will make everyone happy. It's all just going to end up in a win-lose situation, with music listeners and new bands on the losing side....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring Music Trading

- Exploring Music Trading Background The recording of live music goes back over a century to the beginnings of audio recording technology itself. The organized recording and trading of a band's live shows by devoted fans, however, is generally traced back to the late '60s or early '70s. The first band which allowed and encouraged such activity was, of course, the Grateful Dead. Although the Dead never had a true radio hit, they were able to become the most consistently successful touring act of all time in no small part by allowing their fans to record and then trade (but never sell) copies of each of their live shows....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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SING SING SING

- SING SING SING I used to always go over to my grandparent’s house and watch my grandfather go crazy over this “Jazz” music. He explained to me that it wasn’t Jazz unless it swung like the greats. I listened to a song “Sing Sing Sing” the other day from one of my Jazz collections that my grandpa gave to me and realized that their was so much energy and pizzazz in this music. He explained to me that it was all put together by a guy named Benny, and I understood why. Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David in 1909, one of twelve children, grew up in a Chicago ghetto with his family, who fled Russian anti-Semitism....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Mia Hebib- Bosnian Artist

- Mia Hebib is a Bosnian born artist based out of New York, who works primarily in jewelry design and sculptural forms. She was in a show called “Islam Contemporary” at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts on August 2, 2013. Mia Hebib started her education as a jewler at the School for Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2001, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals and Jewelry from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Mia moved to New York City to continue her exploration in metal....   [tags: Art, Artist, Biography, Bosnia, New York]

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Eras of the South

- The melodies and smooth southern country sounds affects people ,whether it’s cruising down a back country road in the summer time or representing home sweet home. Throughout history , there have been many great southern bands. The classic southern rebel band Lynyrd Skynyrd , and the smooth catchy modern country duo Florida Georgia Line are very popular groups. Although they are different ; they appeal to the people of their era. For example the rebellious era of the south and the cool wired age of today’s world....   [tags: rebellious era, Lynyrd Skynyrd]

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Mountain People: The Ik

- I went to the store. On a brisk Sunday afternoon, I went to the store out of desperation because we did not have any more chili powder for the tacos that I was already in the process of making. Those two sentences say that same thing except the latter paints a completely better picture. Whenever you read something, details are everything. The Mountain People, is an ethnography written by an anthropologist named Colin Turnbull. His book took place in the 1960’s and was published in 1972. His research is over the Ik people who live in the Uganda, Sudan, and Kenya area....   [tags: anthropological analysis]

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Lessons Learned from Band

- I am a band parent. A proud band parent. I was in band many years ago. I had the privilege of being in the Spring/Westfield band program in Houston, Texas. The high school was divided into two separate schools my senior year, and I attended Westfield. The Spring and Westfield band programs both went on to win the ultimate marching band championship - Grand Nationals. I also attended college on a music scholarship. Many of my friends from college are band directors in Texas and other parts of the United States....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Music: Rock and Roll

- Rock and roll also called simply “rock” is a form of popular music. Rock has had a social impact on society more than any other type of music. Rock is also one of the most famous music genres not only in the United States but also in the whole world. It began in the late 1940s and early 1950s when blacks and whites were are at the height of segregation. The elements of rock and roll can also be seen in rhythm and blues as far back as the 1920s. Rock and roll has been an important part of people’s lives for decades and will continue to impact people for years to come....   [tags: musical style, US, social impact]

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How Can Tie Dyeing?

- Tie dyeing is the process adding color to a portion of fabric, thus creating a design pleasing to the eye. There are a few different methods one could use to complete the process, but some are more easily conducted at home. The following paragraphs will walk you through the process using squeeze bottle to deliver dye to the fabric, and how to do so creating as little mess as possible. Before beginning the process, there are a few basic pieces of knowledge to share with those who are unfamiliar with the activity....   [tags: Color, Primary color, Red, Green]

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why everyone should own 1 punk cd

- Outline for Persuasive Speech Topic: Why everyone should own one Punk CD. 1. a. By a show of hands I would like to see how many of you listen to Punk Rock. Today I’d like to talk to you about this genre of music that was created in reaction to other forms of music, and hopefully influence you to check it out and maybe even buy a CD. i. I’ve been listening to punk since as early as the 5th grade. “Punk” (make quote sign) is a term applied to a child or teenager who acts in an antisocial way. Punk music is a form of rebellion, and it turned against all other musical forms and influences at its time of creation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparison between The Dave Matthews Band and Oasis

- When one thinks of rock and roll there is a whole list of adjectives to describe a band. The groups can go from laid back to an in your face, ultra loud show of shows. There are many differences in rock bands and none is greater than the deviation between Oasis and Dave Matthews Band. From upbringing to influences, the differences are represented in the music and those who live for it. They might be under the same category but there are very few comparisons that are so far apart. Oasis is the foremost representative of a working class band....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Closing and Reopening of the American Theatres

- England was split into two worlds during Elizabeth's reign. There was the world of Whitehall (The Court) and the world of the country. The country saw the establishment of the Puritan tradition. The Puritans were essentially anti-culture and were considered enemies of art and popular culture, the Puritans believed in piety, austerity and sobriety not only in dressing but also in manners. Thus they were driving people weary and making them long for a change and seek entertainment and pleasure. <b>The stage and the drama</b> Elizabethan reign saw a sudden rise in the standards of the drama....   [tags: American Literature]

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The International Sweethearts of Rhythm

- The International Sweethearts Of Rhythm During the big band era, among the many big bands that were active, were also a handful of all-female bands. The Harlem Harlicans, formed by Lil Armstrong in 1932, Ina Ray Hutton and her Melodears, the Parisian Redheads and others were famous in their time, yet none survived history as the International Sweethearts Of Rhythm. Their story is a complex one, especially as the founding members are now deceased, and no one knows who is right and who¡¦s wrong....   [tags: Music]

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Informative Essay: Punk rock

- Punk music is usually defined by power chords, raw vocals and high energy performance. Punk rock is the best music ever created. It is, in short, a thinking man’s rock music. And to some, it’s like God himself ordained punk rock as His preferred music of choice. Why. Because it’s just that good. Hundreds of faithful teens and twenty-something adults pack themselves into basements shows like sardines in a tin, just to have their holy gospel delivered to them by guys with names like “Johnny Rotten,” “Justin Sane” or “Davey Havok.” Punk rock is the best musical style for numerous reasons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing Jazz and Hip-hop

- Comparing Jazz and Hip-hop Throughout the history of this country, the music of African-Americans has remained a strong influence upon our society and culture. Beginning with the music carried over from Africa with the slaves, up until now, with the new styles created by urban youth today, African-Americans have retained certain elements within their music which makes it unique from any other musical form. Some of the musical forms which were created from, and/or were strongly influenced by afro-centric musical characteristics are: Hymnals, Gospel, Spirituals, Ragtime, the blues, and R&B....   [tags: Papers]

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Feminism in Music

- When one hears the word “feminist”, many different things may come to mind. One may think of the “bra burning” feminists of the 1960s or the “riot grrrl” feminists of the 1990s. It can bring to mind issues such as abortion, birth control, and unfair wages. There are many different aspects of feminism, some of which are understood only by those involved in the movement. But like most things people are passionate about, feminism has held a strong place in music since its very beginning, and can be seen in its festivals, its politics, and in the average American’s everyday life....   [tags: women's studies, music]

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An Artisan Community

- An Artisan Community Star Artistry is a community of artisans. The musicians, photographers, journalist, managers, record labels, producers, promoters, and publicists/press departments work together to facilitate the growth of emerging artists. Established successful artists are also featured who share their feats and experiences which double as a lesson to new bands. Creative collaborations amongst artisans allow music aficionados to see a broadened view of the music they naturally incorporate into their lives as a habit....   [tags: Music]

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Hungry For Harmony

- Hungry For Harmony Food is a focal point from touring early on Marko DeSantis’s career because musicians start out eating a lot of junk food when they are broke. He does not mix foods from other nations while in another country and uses the same formula for music. Marko feeds off of young bands for the same reason he consumes various types of international cuisine-he needs to tap into great energy sources. After being together for a decade Sugarcult guitarist Marko sinks his teeth into energy sources like fruits and vegetables which are the equivalent of an emerging band....   [tags: Music Review]

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Jazz Music: Bebop

- Bebop is one of the most artistic styles of jazz music. Bebop gradually developed during the 1940’s. Bebop focused more on the freedom of creativity rather than rhythmic aspects. According to The Bop Era, it also gave soloists more room for “innovative improvisation” (Glass). Through the works of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and other players we will discover how Bebop became such a prominent style during this era. Bebop is a “genre of American music originated in New Orleans around the 1900’s (The Definition of Jazz).” Bebop is a very unique style of music that comes from inspired passions of the mind....   [tags: Music ]

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Maine Blueberry Farming

- Introduction: Blueberry farming is one of Maine largest economic export. The blueberries are native to Maine and have adapted to the soils acidic and low fertility capacity. The purpose of this investigation is to see the land use changes that has possibly occurred over time and impact of blueberry farming on land in Maine. Has the barren which are the areas were these blueberry farming is practiced increased. Has this increase if any affected land use for other services such as water ways. To help us we will use Remote sensing tool which is the Landsat Imagery and work with it in a GIS station....   [tags: economic, cell, number, imagery]

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Jewish Music in New Orleans: A Look at the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars

- On Halloween weekend, 2009, I had the opportunity to attend a major music festival in New Orleans – Voodoo Experience. Prior to this assignment, I had no intention of going to this event. However, as I began to piece together my topic and goals for this project, this became my best opportunity to experience what I have set out to understand. The purpose of this music-culture research report is to chronicle Jewish music in New Orleans – specifically the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars. I gave up the typical Halloween experience in order to seek out a band that seemed to be the ultimate blend I was looking for – a Jewish klezmer band that is distinctly New Orleans....   [tags: Music]

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Musical Influence: Bob Marley and The Red Hot Chilli Peppers

- Gradually music has evolved over the generations starting from Mozart all the way to what we listen to today. Some people call music a way of life and how they can’t live without it, that just shows how much music impacts people’s life.. The Red Hot Chili Peppers made their songs to be off there lives or past experiences. While Bob Marley sang about love and peace in the world. Songs from bands or people mostly talk about their experiences. For people they can relate to the music they hear on the radio, pandora, ipods etc.....   [tags: evolution of music over generations]

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Using Electroencephalography as a Method of Computer Input

- Abstract — There are a number of people in the world who suffer from disabilities which prevent them from being able to use traditional means to control a computer. For these people, alternate forms of input are required. One potential input device is an Electroencephalography machine which can be used to detect patterns of brain activity and use these patterns to trigger events on a computer such as mouse clicks or keyboard presses. This allows those without the use of their hands to be able to control a computer without invasive surgery....   [tags: Computer Technology]

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Sugarcult’s DeSantis Dishes out a Dose of Reality

- Sugarcult’s DeSantis Dishes out a Dose of Reality Then entertainment business is a cutthroat coup a musician such as Marko DeSantis can easily survive. He has successfully overcome vocational challenges set in place to ensure those who remain in the industry are here for the right reasons. DeSantis’s inherent belief that the best bands are romanticized with twenty-twenty vision shows a depth few artists choose to acknowledge in an epoch where being a dreamer has been forgotten. The pop-punk lead guitarist does not sugarcoat reality or what he enjoys as an artist....   [tags: Music Review]

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All and all another brick in the wall

- Pink Floyd’s album The Wall influenced a great change in the music industries from the 1980s to today within America. The album released on Nov. 30, 1979, the live concert preformed in 1980 through 1981, and the movie released in 1982 gave the foundation to the 1980’s American music scene to the present music scene. The album The Wall brought back a vibe of psychedelics from the 1960s but gave a twist of hard rock from transitioning electronics to guitars. The concert for The Wall was the first live show to adopt media effects, such as lighting, and props as a main part of a live performance which changed all rock stars’ performances forever....   [tags: Music, Pink Floyd]

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Analysis of album art of the 20th Century

- Music has always had a strong influence on people everywhere in the world and nothing points to this ever changing. There is an enormous amount of genres and sub genres, new hits and old classics, songs and compositions for everyone and this number is forever increasing. It is virtually impossible to listen to all songs ever written and hardly anyone would try to attempt that, yet each band and singer would want to have their music noticed. This is why album art is an essential part of any music CD, an eye catcher that can make a consumer purchase a piece of music that they might not even like....   [tags: art]

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Speech Processing Filtering Through Various Multi-Channel Cochlear Implants

- Background A cochlear implant, by definition, is a small, complex device that provides sounds by way of electrical stimulation to an individual who is severely hard-of-hearing or deaf. While hearing aids amplify acoustic sounds so they may be detected and understood by damaged ears, a cochlear implant bypasses those damaged portions of the ear and sends direct stimulation to the auditory nerve using electrodes arrayed on the scala tympani (NIDCD,2013). While many recipients of this innovative device report various levels of success, there remain to be common reports of difficulty with speech processing, especially in the presence of noise....   [tags: Hearing Study]

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A Profitable Home Recording Studio For $10,000

- A Profitable Home Recording Studio For $10,000 Jumping in to starting a business can be scary and investing in a home recording studio is no exception. There are many things to consider when doing so. How much will it cost. What gear will I need. What recording jobs will I take on. What will I charge. How will I network and advertise. I believe that I can open a profitable home studio for $10,000 mixed with my skills and gear that I already have. Before I get too in depth I need to discuss some assumptions about the situation....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Making It: Success in the Music Industry

- Many people have dreams of being a part of the music industry and becoming successful musicians, but do not seem to do the research necessary to make the dream come true. The music industry is a branch of the entertainment industry and is where music, whether it is recordings or performances, is distributed and sold to the public. One of the problems is that people do not realize the risks that come with being a part of the music industry and being a musician. There are many factors that come into play when deciding to pursue a career in the music industry....   [tags: Music ]

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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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Being a woman and a Band Mate

- The majority of people in society believe they are meant to do certain things in their lives. Some believe they are meant to teach others, or heal, and some believe they are meant to create something. The feeling that one must be creating art in the form of sound is a common character trait amongst those who join bands. The reasons men and women become a part of musical groups are similar in most cases if not the same. Musicians seek out music for similar reasons and join together to play music in groups because of this....   [tags: punk rock, musician, musical band, equality]

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John Coltrane: A Visionary of Modal Jazz

- The legendary saxophonist John Coltrane made a lasting impression in North American jazz music by pioneering a new subgenre known as “modal jazz.” By examining Coltrane’s personal life, professional career, evolving style of music, and his legacy that endures to this day, one can better understand the importance of this individual’s contribution to American culture and reflect upon his creative genius. On September 23, 1926, John Coltrane was born in Hamlet, North Carolina, to a family of ministers and church musicians....   [tags: music history, creative genius, saxophone]

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The Pros and Cons of Free Music

- There has been controversy as to whether music should be free or not. As for the people who love to listen to music all the time, they would agree that the music should be free of charge. Benefits of free music are that you can listen to music fan free, helps out bands to be known, and reaches the crowds in less time and boots the popularity of the song; however, there are drawbacks, such as CD & MP3 gross sales decline, it’s an insult & harmful to artist and in all actuality, you are paying the record labels....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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The Significance of the North West Rebellion

- First Nations The significant societal, economical, and political changes of the First Nations tend to be overlapping and correlational. As political maintenance declines the economy declines, and as the economy declines society crumbles and quality of life declines. While issues in one area cause issues in others it becomes hard to separate what can be solved politically vs. societally. All issues, either with society or politics, cause damage to the First Nations economic situation creating gaping issues with society such as health issues, famine, sheltering, and education....   [tags: rebellion, poundmaker, first nations]

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Lollapalooza and The Alternative Music Culture

- There have been many events in the course of music history that has shaped how what becomes popular and what is deemed “proper” in terms of music we should be consuming. In 1991, Lollapalooza, a multi city touring festival in the United States, highlighting alternative culture changed how music was consumed from there on forward. With the popularity of the festival and the highlighting of the alternative culture it represented the music industry took note, not long after the festival and explosion of alternative music hit mainstream music culture....   [tags: Music]

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Liaisons with the Broader Scientific Community

- 2. PROPOSED WORK 2.1 Liaisons with the Broader Scientific Community In addition to mission science objectives and measurement requirements, the development of a comprehensive calibration and validation plan, including detailed test procedures, and an executable algorithm plays a critically important role to assure mission success. Successful implementation of these pre-launch activities requires close interaction among the project management, science community, and instrument vendors. Furthermore, post-launch satellite inter-comparisons are facilitated by active participation in international calibration and characterization organizations....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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A Journey Into the Metal Maelstrom

- Steppenwolf’s “Born to be Wild” is believed to be the first usage of the term “heavy metal” in rock music. An apt song title for the genre of music it spawned. Heavy metal music has had far greater longevity and impact than critics ever dreamed it would. A descendant of blues, heavy metal features powerful distorted guitars, driving bass lines, pounding drumbeats, and howling vocals. Intense, crowd driven, performances typify the live metal experience. Musician and Filmmaker Rob Zombie observes,” Metal is outsider music for outsiders”(Zombie)....   [tags: Music]

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No One Knows about Persian Cats

- A movie No one knows about Persian cats ask us this question. I would change the title somewhat to ask “no one who knows about Persian people”. No one knows about Persian cats takes us into the underground music scene in Iran. Many in the western world and especially in the United States may look dumbfounded when you talk about an underground music scene in Iran. I believe the director Bahman Ghobadi’s movie about the underground music scene not only exposes the repression of the existing Iranian government on freedom of expression, but also shows a side of Iranian culture most would never have thought existed....   [tags: Film Review]

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Revolution of music in the 1960s

- Revolution of Music Music has continued to change throughout each decade, but the 1960s was the most influential decade in the history of music. Starting in the early 1950s, rock music was first introduced. Major record labels were releasing new “cover songs” which were originally made by black artist, but now by white artist (Rock and Roll). These cover songs changed a few lyrics from the original songs to avoid copyright issues and to also make the song more appropriate for the white listeners....   [tags: Music, American History]

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LSD And The '60s Music Scene

- In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippies. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic of acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, The Byrds, and Jimi Hendrix, were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some great music. This decade was full of adventure, music, sex, drugs, and exploration, which was all made possible due to this powerfully triply drug....   [tags: Psychedelic Music, Woodstock]

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Description of La Semana Santa Holiday

- La Semana Santa is a holiday celebrated in most Spanish speaking countries but it originated in Spain. It takes place the entire week prior to Easter or, in Spanish, Pascua. They celebrate their Christian traditions and on this very important holiday. During this week, the city is very busy. All of the businesses close their shops for Semana Santa but the bars and restaurants stay open. Every afternoon, floats parade through the city, some carrying a life size Jesus and Virgin Mary for hours. Semana Santa is primarily to celebrate the death of Christ....   [tags: spanish holiday, easter, pascua, cofradias]

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The Worse Mistake in Human History

- ... The lifestyle of the hunter-gatherer made it very difficult for women to have more than one child at a time since she had to breastfeed and carry them as she foraged for food and moved along with the band to various locations. Therefore a typical hunter-gatherer woman had a child roughly every four to five years which then allowed the young child to keep up with the adults if she had another (Schultz & Lavenda ). Agriculture requires a sedentary lifestyle and once this shift was made women no longer had to carry their children wherever they went....   [tags: transition from hunting to agriculture]

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The Evolution of Music in Black Music in America by James Haskins

- The Evolution of Music in Black Music in America by James Haskins I have definitely learned a lot about the Evolution of Music in this class. I found it to be very intriguing. So when I was faced with the chore of deciding what I would do my report on, I chose to use the book Black Music in America by James Haskins. This book gave a detailed account of not only the music genres but it’s performers. American music is made up of music from many different types of ethnic backgrounds. What gives this book a plus is that it highlights aspects American music, and its performers....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role of Media in the Music Industry

- The Role of Media in the Music Industry When musicians produce albums, they want people to listen to the albums. There is not one specific way for a band or single musician to gain an audience and promote their music. Musicians use many different kinds of media to promote their music. They use visual media as well as strictly listening media. The radio, television, and the internet are all different types of media musicians use to promote their music. The radio is the oldest use of media for music....   [tags: Television Media TV Essays]

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Music Today: Entertainment or Influence to Murder?

- Music Today: Entertainment or Influence to Murder. Teen violence, murder, suicide; they seem to be becoming more and more rampant everyday. The media, as well as concerned, angry parents, look everywhere to find someone to blame for these tragedies. Their fingers are pointed in the direction of many music entertainers. Artists and performers are being badgered everyday for their lyrics and image they create for their fans. Can music really influence someone to acts of violence. Maybe, to the mentally unstable or uneducated....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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