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The Concerto - The Concerto Since the Baroque era, the concerto has played a vital role in the music world. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, a concerto is “a composition for one or more soloists and orchestra with three contrasting movements.” There are two main types: the concerto grosso and the classical concerto; both will be discussed later. While the term concerto is relatively easy to understand in context, when put into use the term becomes more complicated to define. The basic elements that make up a concerto include three movements with one movement usually dedicated for a solo instrument such as the piano or violin with orchestra accompaniment....   [tags: Music ]
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Brasses-sion in Concerto! - The interlacing of different sounds truly adds color, character and emotions in a piece. One cannot say that there is only one kind of sound produced by two different instruments playing the same note. This is exactly what makes music very unique and dynamic because each and every instrument possesses and produces its own distinct type of sound even while playing same notes. This intriguing phenomenon is explained by one of the elements of music, the timbre. It is true that the presence of the melody, rhythm and harmony of a piece is important but what makes the timbre stand out from all these elements is that it explores the different distinct tone quality of the different types of instrume...   [tags: Effects, Four Distinct Timbres]
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The Baroque Concerto - The Baroque Concerto Table of Contents Section Page Number Introduction 3 Emergence 3 - 4 Corelli 4 - 5 Torelli 5 Conclusion 6 Bibliography 7 Introduction In simple terms, the word “concerto” translates into “concert.” Motets by Vidana, madrigals by Monteverdi as well as works by Corelli and Torelli are all described by their composers as ‘concertos’....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Importance of Function Over Form in the Classical Concerto - In the 18th century, the concerto was transformed into a viable instrumental genre to both demonstrate virtuosity as well as a cohesive character that embodied the natural. Though the series of changes from the Baroque concerto grosso to the Classical concerto were gradual and cannot be attributed to a single composer, the Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K. 466 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a skillful representation of the genre in that era. Of particular interest in this concerto is the treatment of sonata form in the first movement....   [tags: Classical Music]
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A View of Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Violins - Antonio Vivaldi is a famous Italian baroque composer, known by most Suzuki violin students who study his concertos or by audiences everywhere who have heard and love his composition of the Four Seasons.  Having grown up as students of the Suzuki Violin Method, we recognize this composer and have experience performing his pieces.  In addition to his many concertos written for solo violin, Vivaldi composed many concertos intended to be performed by two solo violins, accompanied by a small orchestra....   [tags: Music]
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The Nationalistic Dlements in the Concerto for Orchestra - The Nationalistic Dlements in the Concerto for Orchestra Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra demonstrates many different cultural and national musical ideas. The Concerto for Orchestra is basically tonal with some dissonance. Bar 39 of the Introduzione shows a verbunkos Hungarian melody in the trumpets. This is an extended and over developed version of the flute melody of bar 30. This melody is a synthetic Hungarian style, incorporating all Hungarian music. The lower strings at this point are playing consecutive fourths and seconds....   [tags: Papers] 616 words
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Main Items of Change in Bartok's Concerto - Main Items of Change in Bartok's Concerto The Bartók model is more dissonant, harmonically ambiguous in places, and more interesting rhythmically. It is written for a large full orchestra with no set concertino group and involves more use of percussion instruments. Bartók uses short, narrow melodic phrases with a strong contrapuntal texture in places. He uses scales other than major and minor, and there is extreme chromaticism and virtuoso handling of a wide range of instruments, with specific and direct instructions for the playing of those instruments....   [tags: Papers] 616 words
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A Complete Analysis of The Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 26 - The Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 26 is one of the most famous violin concertos over the musical history. It is also considered to be the most renowned work by the German composer Max Bruch. I will begin with a short explanation of why I choose to analyse this piece followed by what makes this piece so remarkable. I will then present the musical context – German Romantic period – in which this piece was composed and discuss how it is representative of this period. Also, I will present briefly the biography of the composer and relate his life and style with this particular piece of music....   [tags: Music]
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Performance Practice of Mozart Clarinet Concerto: Issues Related to Tempo and o+Ornamentations - Mozart is one of the few composers who wrote music for the clarinet during the classical period. His clarinet concerto, is extremely popular which is still widely performed nowadays. Yet, there is much confusion about the interpretation of the music. Therefore, in this essay, the issue of tempo and ornamentations are going to be discussed. The first difficulty that performers face is to decide an appropriate tempo for the music. Although tempo markings are already indicated by the composer- Allegro for the 1st and 3rd movement, and Adagio for the 2nd movement, these are just descriptive terms that they are relatively subjective, as for the same term, different people can have interpretations...   [tags: music, tempo, ornamentations] 517 words
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Joseph Haydn's Classical Music - Call him Father You probably have listened to classical music. But was it really classical music. Strictly speaking classical music was music written during the classical period (c. 1750 to c. 1830). Music from this period was characterized by structural clarity. This was also the time when different musical genres began to proliferate. Years might have passed, but music that started during this period still remains relevant today. Among the types of music that started at this time was the sonata....   [tags: composer, concerto, musician] 582 words
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Biography of Aaron Copland - ... It was also at this time that Copland received his first Honorary Doctorate from Princeton. Perhaps his most prestigious of honors came in 1964, when he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, by President Lyndon Johnson. Aaron Copland died on December 2nd 1990 in North Tarrytown, New York at the age of ninety. Without question his most famous work is his Pulitzer Prize winning “Appalachian Spring” with which he received the prestigious award in 1945....   [tags: music composer, piano concerto] 1162 words
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Analysis of Dmitri Shostakovich's first cello concerto - "To me he seemed like a trapped man, whose only wish was to be left alone, to the peace of his own art and to the tragic destiny to which he, like most of his countrymen, has been forced to resign himself." Nicholas Nabokov on meeting Shostakovich in 1949 in New York During the hard and cruel era of Stalinism, Shostakovich had the courage to express the desolation of his people by method of remarkable dramatic feeling; hence, his music became a moral support for all who were persecuted. Sofia Gubaidulina reflected, "The circumstances he lived under were unbearably cruel, more than anyone should have to endure." With Stravinsky and Prokofiev, Shostakovich embodies the culmination of 20th Ce...   [tags: Music] 899 words
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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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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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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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Attending a Performance of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra - The performance that I attended was of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra playing the Overture to The creatures of Prometheus, by Beethoven, the Concerto for Orchestra by Kodaly, and Harold in Italy, by Berlioz. The orchestra was conducted by David Currie, and I think that they played very well overall. The stage was brightly lit from both on stage and the front of house and the musicians were arranged in a semi circle around the podium. The back rows of the strings section were mounted on risers and high stools....   [tags: Symphony Orchestra, concerts, music,] 520 words
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Concert Report - There are lots of exceptional musical pieces composed by famous musical legends such as, the German music composer, aesthete, and influential music critic, Robert Schumann; who composed Symphony No. 4 in D-minor, Op. 120 in 1851. Or the distinguished Wolfgang Mozart, a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, who composed over 600 works; one of which is Concerto in A-major for Clarinet and Orchestra, k. 622. These two musical masterpieces were performed at the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, Mondavi Center, under the name of Spain 2012 on March 11, 2012; along with prelude “L’apres-midi d’un faune” by Claude Debussy....   [tags: Music]
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Music Concert Report - The Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Music Concert Report I attended the Los Angeles Philharmonic classical music concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday 29 November 2013. The classical concert started at 8:00pm to the enjoyment of the huge audience that had been waiting for this amazing music extravaganza. Classical music concerts always offer magnificent entertainment and the audience in this concert was expectant to derive such entertainment or more. In attendance were Christian Zacharias who was the conductor and Martin Chalifour who was the LA Phil commanding Principal Concertmaster and Bach violin player....   [tags: music, concert, audience] 574 words
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Analysis of Columbus State Musical Concerts - ... The first recital I attended was performed by the lovely Hannah Evans on Saturday October 5th, she was playing the viola. Her performance really struck me as very smooth and elegant, she started her arrangement very soft and mellow which seemed to sooth the crowd. Her performance tone to me was one of a kind, her composer and her play on the instrument itself was amazing. The viola looked very similar to the violin but sounded a tad bit different. While listening to her play I found myself asking what the difference between the two instruments is, and this is what I found....   [tags: recites, musicians, performances, music] 654 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 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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One of the Greatest Concerts Ever - One of the Greatest Concerts Ever It was a cold windy day in late November. The sky was blue, but the air had a chill to it. It was a typical Colorado fall day. My friends and I stood in a circle lightly bouncing trying to keep ourselves warm. It has always been our tradition to get to an arena at least an hour before a concert starts and wait for the doors to open. This day was no different we refused to let the weather break our tradition. We ended up paying for it because our nose and cheeks began to turn rosy red and our fingers and toes were going numb....   [tags: Music Bands Essays] 2031 words
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Sensation America: Electric Dance Music Concerts - Upon entering the Barclays Center in New York’s Brooklyn this past November, I was engulfed, mesmerized. Sensation America is one of the many Electric Dance Music concerts emerging around the U.S., in what some call a cult-like revolution. I stepped into the stadium and into confetti, pyrotechnics, lights, makeup, the modern day go-go dancers; an entirely transformed and alternate universe. My primary goal in attending a concert like this was pure interest and curiosity, experiencing and witnessing something that was relatively alien to me....   [tags: dance music, sensation america, edm movement] 1252 words
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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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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 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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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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A Powerful Impact: The Baroque Music - Hello, this paper is boring. If you don’t like reading about music stuff, go read The Three Little Pigs. But if you do happen to be one of those people who love to read about boring music people then please, be my guest and read these outrageously long pages filled with outrageously, hard to comprehend words. So either goodnight or good luck. The Baroque music period was a time for great composers. Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederic Handel were two of the most talented musicians that lived during the 1600-1750s....   [tags: concertos, grossos, suites, and sonatas]
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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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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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Reflection of a Jazz Concert - Attending for the first time at a jazz concert was a great experience; it was performed at the Wolfson Campus. The instruments that took part of it were the drums, piano, saxophone and bass. The piano was the one that mostly called my attention, the pianist was Lynne Arriale, even though at first she had troubles adjusting the amplifier, the melody and rhythm of it was perfect, it made me want to follow the rhythm during the whole concert. The swing and syncopation, improvisation, bent notes and modes helped to keep a great rhythm during the whole performance....   [tags: music, rhythm, instrument ] 574 words
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Supply, Demand and Challenges of the Music events Industry - This essay will discuss music events by demonstrating specific examples of the supply, demand and challenges of the music events industry. The supply of music events enlarges day by day. There are many types of these events and also a large number of kinds of music genres. Festivals have been a cultural phenomenom for hundreds of years. The reasons why the first festivals started were religious celebrations. Later on the festivals took part for reaffirming and rivaving a local culture or tradition of the town....   [tags: music festivals or rock concerts] 953 words
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My Take on the Dance Concert - I enjoyed the dance concert; from the thirteen dance performances was the After Part, Eternal Pointe Dreams, and Shifting Perceptions. I actually enjoyed all of the dance performances nbut the main ones that captured my attention were those three dance performances. Today when I went to the dance concert I arrived early to get great front row seats and get a pamflit to gather enough information as possible. I was still not exactly sure what to expect given the fact that the first dance performances wasnt really for me and did not capture my attention so much....   [tags: personal review] 617 words
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Severance Hall on University Circle - ... In her memory, John Severance made several more contributions toward the halls completion, totaling 3 million. The building was dedicated in 1930, and completed in 1931, at a cost of 7 million dollars. The landmark building was recognized as one of the most modern, up-to-date concert facilities in America when it opened. Severance also has a chamber music hall, called the Reinburger Hall, which seats 400 patrons, while the main concert hall is able to seat 1,844. Before the construction of Severance Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra first performed in the much smaller Grays Armory in downtown Cleveland and then moved to the Masonic Auditorium for concerts in the 1920s’....   [tags: architecture, concerts, scene] 715 words
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A Report About a Concert Attended - I attended a concert that was a piano trio. The instruments were obviously a piano, a cello, and a violin. The concert was done by two adults and one student. The student played the cello. The concert was held here on Oklahoma State's campus at Willard Hall. The room it was held in was a relatively small room. It wasn't a real concert hall it was more of a small kind of parlor room. Piano trios are meant for smaller audiences, so it worked out well. There was about 30 people in the room attending the performance....   [tags: piano, cello, violin] 728 words
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Concert at Flordia State University - ... 7 in E flat Major Isaac Albeniz- Triana The venue was a small amphitheatre with wood paneled walls and a wooden stage with the piano situated in the middle. The chairs were covered in blue fabric. I would estimate that the venue was about one-third full, and the crowd consisted primarily of college students (although I did see two senior-aged individuals in attendance, as well). It appeared that attending the event was a requirement for a specific class, although I did not ask anyone about this directly....   [tags: music analysis, performance critique] 727 words
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Zoe Rain: A Photographer and Her Art - ... Zoe Rain has expanded her focuses of photography by taking portraits, cinematography, and videography during the Macklemore and Ryan Lewis tour (ZoeRain.Wix). Zoe Rain’s photographs have the four aspects covered and she’s amazing at action shots, which can be seen in some of her tour photos with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Her other shots are just as good action shots and have really strong contrast. The real relevance of Zoe Rain’s photos, I believe, is to show emotion and tell a story in just a single frame....   [tags: Concerts, Emotion, Camera] 724 words
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Music Report about the Concert - My reason for attending the concert was to support some of my fellow colleagues who had invited me to see the concert, and I was not disappointed. Sir Edward Elgar's piece, The Dance, was a delightful piece. The piece began with the piano playing a quaint line of jumps which is immediately taken over by the women of the ensemble. When the women voices come in the feel of this “dance” comes alive as the meter is clearly established as a simple simple, and this is because their melodic lines a very rhythmic and hardly stay still just like a real person would during a dance....   [tags: Uber Caritas et Amor, Elgar's The Dance] 886 words
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The Rolling Stones Death Concert - To some, December 6, 1969 may not hold any particular significance. To Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger, however, it’s remembered as the day the sixties suffered a tragic death. Irrational bikers and terrified fans were not a part of Jagger’s vision when him and his bandmates organized a free concert at California’s Altamont Speedway. Despite incessant warnings that a concert of such a large magnitude was not the best idea, the Stones went ahead with it in light of criticism they’d received regarding their ticket prices being too high....   [tags: mick jagger, audience, gimme shelter] 1599 words
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Experiencing Classical Music in the Flesh - On April 12 of 2014, a well-known group of singers known as Poperazzi joined forces with the Pueblo Symphony. The event took place at Colorado State University Pueblo in Hoag Hall. The symphony officially began at 7:30 p.m. however audience members began to arrive at 7:00 p.m. The conductor of the Pueblo Symphony is Dr. Jacob Chi, and the singers consisted of two tenor voices and one soprano. The names of the singers are George DeMott, Cody Shawn Gay, and Janien Valentine. The two tenor voices are the males, George and Cody Shawn....   [tags: Poperazzi, musical masterpieces concerts]
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Walt Disney Concert Hall - Gehry and the Committee were more conscious of how people could enter the building to give off the impression that the Disney Concert Hall is accessible to everyone and to feel casual. The use of the grand staircase on the Corner of Grand and 1 st bring the visitor into the building, but many find this staircase abrupt and disappointing. However, Gehry chose this experience to undermine the grander expectation of a classical music audience. It was truly all about the experience of the audience and musician under the influence of sound in the auditorium....   [tags: Frank Gehry's vision of design]
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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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Concert Report: Aaron Carter - The venue and the atmosphere were phenomenal for the Aaron Concert I attended with my lovely girlfriend. It was very upbeat and modern with how old but popular his music is still. Aaron Carter was a huge hit when I was about 8 years old and you could tell by the age of the audience, that that was his prime years. The concert was in Bloomington Illinois at The Castle Theatre October 7, 2013. I bought the tickets for my girlfriend’s birthday in August. I loved the concert and being able to spend time with my girlfriend and see how much she loved the music made it an awesome experience....   [tags: musical experiences] 684 words
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Fall Choir Concert Appreciation - On November 16th, 2013, I attended a concert choir, fall choral concert. This event took place on the Wheaton College Campus, in the Edman Chapel at 7:30 pm. The chapel was well-lit, with long pews for the audience to be seated. The concert began with the audience looking up into a balcony, where the ensemble stood in neat rows. They watched the conductor, who stood on a stage in front of the audience, waiting for their cue. The first composition, "Miserere Mei, Deus", was produced by Gregorio Allegri in 1638....   [tags: audience, composition, performance, art] 521 words
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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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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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El Concepto y Formación del Término 'Hispano' - ... El término " criollo " se refiere a los "blancos" que nacieron en Latinoamérica. Considerando que, el término ' mestizos ' se refiere a aquellos que tenían una mezcla de sangre europea e indígena. Sin embargo, la situación socio-cultural se hizo más estricta para aquellos que encajan en la descripción de los ' mulatos ', los que tenían una mezcla de sangre blanca y africana (Fox, 2010). Estos términos se utilizan a menudo para discriminar a la población en general y mantener el control sobre dicha población mediante el establecimiento de la regulación de las actividades que se les permitió participar y los que no lo eran....   [tags: analisis sociologico, historico y semantico]
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Concert Review: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - I have been to many different concerts throughout my life but this year I experienced two exceptionally unique ___ that I had never seen before. The first one was a spectacular chamber recital that took place at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed by pianist Yefim Bronfman and violist-violinist Pinchas Zukerman. The program included Schubert's Violin Sonatina No. 2 in A Minor, Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor, and Brahms’ Viola Sonata No. 1 in F Minor. The second was a performance by the notable quartet “Anonymous 4” presented by the Universality of Chicago at the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel....   [tags: performance, musicians ] 537 words
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Different Groups in the Concert: An Observational Essay - A couple of months ago, I went to a concert up in Denver. The band that played was called dada. They are a three-man pop rock band that have been playing since their first album was released in 1992. The band has a small following, but the amphitheater still was still quite full by the time the band started playing. Before this concert, I had been to a couple others in the past with bands of a similar type playing in a similar setting to that of the amphitheater I found myself in a couple of months ago....   [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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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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Fall Concert Review - On Thursday November 19, 2013 the UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci presented their Fall Concert under the direction of Dr. John M. Broman with accompanist Mrs. Mary Beth Hutcheson. This was their second performance of the week and it took place at the Dahlonega United Methodist Church in Dahlonega, Georgia at eight o’clock pm. The concert presented many pieces sung by either the UNG singers or Le Belle Voci. However each group had one piece and composer that they mainly focused on. Presenting them with as much passion and feeling as they could....   [tags: UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci] 740 words
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My First Justin Bieber Concert - I remember everything, just like it happened yesterday. It had always been my dream to go to a Justin Bieber Tour Concert. I remember getting a phone call on February,16th from my friend, Brooklynn. She asked me if I wanted to go to a Justin Bieber concert with her. I remember running outside, screaming at the top of my lungs, just being so excited to finally fulfill my dreams of going to see Justin Bieber perform. The concert was months away, and I couldn’t wait. We both did some research and found out all of the songs that would be playing, so that we could memorize them all....   [tags: personal narrative] 761 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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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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