Free Carnegie Hall Essays and Papers

Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    carnegie hall

    • 781 Words
    • 2 Pages

    On Sunday afternoon November 21, 1999, at 2:00 p.m.at 419th Concert Worldwide, 330th in New York, 218th in Carnegie Hall I attended a MidAmerica production that presented the New England Symphonic Ensemble. This concert contained several different compositions by large groups of musicians, including an orchestra band, and chorus. This concert was divided into three different parts. First there was the Vivaldi which was divided into 12 sections. Virginia-Gene Rittenhouse was the music director, Raymond

    • 781 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Carnegie Hall Narrative

    • 631 Words
    • 2 Pages

    “I am about to perform in Carnegie Hall.” I repeated to myself all day long. We filed onto the illuminated stage, the creamy white walls and gold accents of the sound resonating dome surrounding us. We sat alongside our corresponding symphony players. As I sit on the stage of the utmost prestigious music hall in the world, Carnegie Hall, with my cello in between my legs and bow in hand, the conductor raised his baton. He cued me along with 150 symphony players dressed in uniform black tuxedos and

    • 631 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Character Analysis: Paul's Case

    • 767 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited

    presents a complex puzzle as the main character in Willa Cather’s “Paul’s Case.” At his high school, Paul is accused of being “defiant” (Cather 1), showing “contempt” (Cather 1) for his teachers, and having no remorse. Paul works as an usher at Carnegie Hall, and spends his free time at a local theater with his actor friend, Charley Edwards. When Paul expresses his disdain for his teachers and classmates by lying about his friendship with actors at the theater company, he is expelled from school and

    • 767 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Tragic Tale of Paul's Case Love could have saved Paul in Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," but love does not find Paul. It is withheld within the hearts of all the people that could have shown affection toward Paul. Although Paul's life ends in suicide, Paul's English teacher, Charley Edwards, or Paul's father could have prevented his premature death. First, Paul's English teacher could have prevented Paul's suicide. After her confrontation with Paul at the chalkboard, she becomes Paul's

    • 670 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    He searches for the aesthetics in life that that he doesn’t get from his yellow wallpaper in his house and his detached, overpowering father figure in his life. Paul doesn’t have any interests in school and his only happiness is in working at Carnegie Hall and dreams of one-day living the luxurious life in New York City. Paul surrounds himself with the aesthetics of music and the rich and wealthy, as a means to escape his true reality. In Paul’s true reality he has a lack of interest in school.

    • 1076 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Pauls Case

    • 560 Words
    • 2 Pages

    incredible stories,” like how he is “going to Naples, to California, to Egypt.” In contrast to all these cynical views of his home life and school, Paul has some places where he goes in which he feels completely delighted and at ease. Paul works at Carnegie Hall as a “m...

    • 560 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Brown and Beige was to create a work in remembrance of the struggles of African Americans in the United States, because up until the 1940's music from the black community was not saved on a wide basis.1 Black, Brown and Beige was premiered at Carnegie Hall on January 23, 1943. It was not well received by critics, it was noted that most were ill-equipped to assess the complete Black, Brown and Beige after only one hearing. 2 The compilations of Black, Brown and Beige were considered the largest of

    • 667 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Pauls Case comparison

    • 855 Words
    • 2 Pages

    theatrical bow when dismissed and ran with a feeling of lightheartedness to Carnegie Hall where he served as an usher. In both the text and the movie he went up to the art gallery and got lost in the moment and was just about late for work. The text states that Paul teased some of the other boy ushers and they called him crazy and knocked him down and sat on him. This was not in the movie. The rest of the events at Carnegie Hall remained consistent between the movie and the text. Paul had to seat his

    • 855 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Courtney Duban English 202 4/27/14 “Paul’s Case” By Willa Cather In the short story, “Paul’s Case” by Willa Cather”, a young male named Paul, has his own life of dreams but consequences that later come with it. Paul is obsessed with money, thinking that money is the only thing in life that makes life better. Paul is later tangled up in the” high class” life and ends up making his way through by stealing money. He then runs away to New York to experience his life dreams until he ends up taking his

    • 593 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    A Small Person Can Make a Big Change

    • 657 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited

    they might not be as famous. Duke Ellington, by standing up for what he believed in, was able to fulfill his dream and impact over a thousand people each year just by playing music. Works Cited Burns, Ken. Jazz A Film By Ken Burns. 1995. 23 4 2014 . Hall History, Rose Museum, and Archives. 4 3 2009. 14 5 2014 . Hickey, Dr. Dennis. People Missouristate. 2011. 14 5 2014 . Historic U Street Jazz. 1999. 21 4 2014 . Public Broadcasting Service. Notable Black Washingtonians. 1995. 1 5 2014 . Socialist Review

    • 657 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    “Paul’s Case” is a short story by Willa Cather that was written in 1905. Paul is boy in high school that has many behavior problems. He strives for attention so badly that he feels that he needs to show out in order to receive the recognition that he wants, especially from his father. Willa Cather uses symbolism in her short story to develop the tragic demise of Paul. The symbolism used in the first paragraph is repeated throughout the story. The red carnation that Paul has placed in the buttonhole

    • 583 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Memoir

    • 2011 Words
    • 5 Pages

    with the other performers. At first, they seemed to tower over me like skyscrapers in the Manhattan skyline. There were people who could bang out Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev like they were beginner pieces. There were people who’ve performed at Carnegie Hall dozens of times, and this time was just another performance for them. Suddenly, the piece I was playing, Arabesque no. 1 by Claude Debussy, seemed like child’s play to them. With this realization, I wanted to give up the dream of playing at Car

    • 2011 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    pauls case

    • 840 Words
    • 2 Pages

    may not have fit in was because there is a chance that he was learning disabled. Paul worked at Carnegie Hall as an usher. It is here that Paul's real love lies. Paul lost himself in the music of the symphonies, the characters of the plays, and in the artful scenery. Paul also enjoyed gallery art, as evidenced by the hours he spends in an art gallery, staring at one painting, before his shift at Carnegie one night. He became lost in seemingly all forms of creative expression, whether it is a floral

    • 840 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    dreaded returning home after the Carnegie Hall performances. He loathed his "ugly sleeping chamber with the yellow walls," but most of all, he feared his father. This is the first sign that he has a troubled homelife. Next, the reader learns that Paul has no mother, and that his father holds a neighbor boy up to Paul as "a model" . The lack of affection that Paul received at home caused him to look elsewhere for the attention that he craved. The theater and Carnegie Hall was where Paul "really lived"

    • 615 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Love in Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

    • 871 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited

    Parenting is one of the greatest honors, commitments, and trials a person will go through. It will test resolve, health, and even sanity but it can also provide the greatest sense of love and accomplishment in a person’s life. Whether a parent’s style is strict, laissez-faire, or somewhere in between, the choices made by parents for their children will leave their marks on the character and development of their children long into their lives. Amy Chua knew this. She also knew how dangerous it would

    • 871 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Struggling Inside the Mind of Paul

    • 634 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited

    Paul is so obsessed with money that he believes money will solve all of his problems. The thought of the shame associated with those who have little or no money compared to the life of the rich persists in the mind of Paul. Paul enthusiastically analyzes his own vaguely poor existence and hates every detail of women’s graceless conversations as well as confined houses, filthy bathrooms, and men’s respectful manner toward their bosses. Due to Paul’s misunderstanding regarding work and money, it is

    • 634 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    early to mid-twentieth century. She advocated for causes such as building institutions for the blind, schools for the deaf, women’s suffrage and pacifism. When America was in the most desperate of times, her voice stood out. Helen Keller spoke at Carnegie Hall in New York raising her voice in protest of America’s decision to join the World War. The purpose of this paper will analyze the devices and methods Keller used in her speech to create a good ethos, pathos, and logos. Context In 1916 the United

    • 662 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    as he does at Carnegie Hall where he works as an usher and spends most of his time. Paul's teachers and his father believe his working at the theater affects his schooling. As a result, Paul's father takes him out of school and forces him to work for a company referred to only as the firm of Denny and Carson as an office boy. Paul's dream to live like the stars is taken away when his father forbids him to work, visit, or go anywhere near the theater. It is at Carnegie Hall that Paul became

    • 630 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Sleeping Through Class

    • 910 Words
    • 2 Pages

    staircase leading to the upstairs hallway. Finally, I saw some fellow students; they were lounging lazily on the plush couches scattered around a fireplace. This room gave a false sense of security, betrayed by the dungeons I knew had to exist beyond the halls. Despite the room's attempt to relax me, I was... ... middle of paper ... ...ays painted entirely brown, through fading candlelight, through boarded up gymnasiums and cafeterias, and down what must have been hundreds of those rubber-matted stairs

    • 910 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame To some, including myself, baseball is the greatest sport that has ever been played. It is a game played by two opposing teams made of multiple players, but only nine players per team play at the same time. To be part of one of the thirty teams that get to play professional baseball, a player has to play the game extremely well (www.baseballhalloffame.com). When a player plays the game better than most have played he gets rewarded, usually with lots of money in a

    • 991 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Better Essays