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    Bela Bartok

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    Bela Bartok, [was] a Hungarian composer who is considered one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century. Bartok synthesized the Hungarian pattern of music and other folk music that he studied. Bartok realized what was being distributed as Hungarian music was actually music of Gypies or Roma. Bartok was determined to search high and low of his native country to collect Hungarian songs before they became extinct. Bartok synthesized the Hungarian pattern of music and other folk music

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    cello, and voice.Later, he pursued Composition/Education degrees at Budapest’s Academy of Music and, in 1905, collaborated with friend, Bela Bartok, to preserve folk songs, collecting roughly 100,000 in his lifetime. Kodaly’s compositional reputation is one of moderation and consistency.His works are harmonically smooth, minimally contrapuntal, and, as Bartok described, “…the perfect embodiment of…Hungarian spirit” (www.bbc.co.uk)The orchestral suite from opera Hary Janos (the story of an imaginative

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    Hungarian Peasant and Folk Music I. General confusion about Hungarian folk music. Gypsy music Peasant music - the real Hungarian folk music - is not Gypsy music. Peasant music certainly had influence on the songs and playing of gypsies who lived in Hungary and performed in ensembles, though. Gypsy music used to be the basis of all generalizations about Hungarian music. It was Ferenc Liszt's monumental error to state that Gypsy music is the creation of gypsies. The so called 'gypsy scale' points

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    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

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    Gymnastics

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    Gymnastics has always been one of my favorite sports. I like the way the athletes bodies move. They are all so flexible and interesting to look at. I wanted to be just like those athletes, or at least let my children be like them. This was my dream. Growing up in the city of Washington, DC in 1976, I used to sit on my parents’ bedroom floor, watching TV. I decided to turn the channel one day to the Olympics. I noticed that there were these girls, who were doing some amazing flips. I’d never seen

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    deformation,to absorb force without affecting the passenger compartment , The energy of crash is designed to travel through the vehicle to the back. This technique has been developed and invented by Mercedes-Benz in 1959 Designed by Daimler-Benz engineer Béla Barényi, The patent 854157. He divided the vehicle body into three areas: the rigid non-deforming passenger compartment “Safety cell” and the crumple zones in the front and the rear. They are designed to receive the energy of an impact (kinetic energy)

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    Controversial Coach

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    first you make your girls strong. Then they’ll jump higher. Work them hard and they’ll perform better.”” (Gutman 43). Most people think of heroes being kind and loving. Karolyi was typically the exact opposite. What makes him a modern day hero is that Bela had nothing and came to the USA from Romania to train gymnasts the way he wanted to. Karolyi, a famous gymnastics trainer, was born on September 13, 1942 to Nador and Iren in Cluj, Romania. Karolyi is the youngest of two. (Dana 2-3). It was just the

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    Diphtheria

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    Sometimes the membranes release a toxin into the bloodstream(which is poisonous). The membranes clog the air passages then you can hardly breath, most of the time you will die. You should have complete bedrest for two to three weeks. Then a man named Bela Schick came over the Schick test. He discovered that the disease was only to be found in humans. It may sometimes enter and effect the skin. This disease is now rare in most of the world. That is most of the history on diphtheria. There are many

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    was playing around outside at school, and Bela Karolyi spotted her and immediately wanted her as one of his gymnasts. She soon started training at Onesti Sports Academy, for four hours a day, six days a week, with Sunday being her day off. After Nadia Comaneci trained for one year, she was ready to compete, at just age seven. She entered the Romanian National Junior Gymnastics Championships, and got thirteenth place all around. After the competition, Bela Karolyi went up to Nadia and gave her a

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    Clarinet Assignment

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    the most prominent composers known to work with the clarinet are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and Bela Bartok (1881-1945). Mozart is the most famous composer for classical pieces of music for the clarinet. Clarinet was Mozart's favorite instrument and later down the road the Bassett horn. Bela Bartok roots were for Hungarian folk music. His pieces have an unusual rhythmic concepts. Bartok was considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century. After learning more of the background

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