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  • The Case Of Pianist, Composer, And Synesthete, Amy Beach

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    Hearing Music in Color: The Case of Pianist, Composer, and Synesthete, Amy Beach Synesthesia, a perceptive disorder that involves the cross-modal interpretation of different senses, is surprisingly prevalent in a number of famous artists and musicians, now and throughout history. One of these musicians was Amy Beach (1867-1944), a professional pianist and composer whose synesthesia highly influenced her choice of keys and modes within her writing. Synesthesia Synesthesia is a neurophysiological

  • Romantic Style Composers: Franz Schubert

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    is a piano playing a constant rhythmic pattern (“OnMusic”). (2) Schubert was one of the most prominent composers in the Romantic era. He was the first composer to live off only the money he got from composing. He wrote many compositions during his short lifetime, especially art songs (“OnMusic”). (3) In the Romantic era the compositions were very expressive and inventive. The Romantic composers experimented with already existing forms, and dramatic expressiveness. This grew out of the improvement

  • Jean Sibelius As A Famous Music Composer

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    Jean Sibelius was a famous music composer who died at age 91. Jean was born December 8, 1865 in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Jeans birth name was Johan Julius Christian Sibelius; at home, he was called Janne, and later changed to Jean and thus became known as Jean Sibelius. Jean's parents are Christian Gustaf Sibelius and Maria Charlotta Sibelius. Jeans brother and sister are Linda and Christian Sibelius. Jeans father, Christian died when Jean was three years old, Christian died from typhoid in July 1868

  • Collaborative Processes Between Directors and Composers

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    How much does a long-term collaborative process between composer and director influence the establishment of the former as an author? Give examples as appropriate. In this essay I am going to explore the unique collaboration between director and composer and how much a long-term collaborative process between the two can influence the establishment of the former as an author. An author, in this case, stands for an authority actively shaping the film’s story and message but at the same can be understood

  • George Frideric Handel, the Famous Composer

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    George Frideric Handel, the Famous Composer George Frideric Handel was born in Halle, Germany, on February 23, 1685. He died in London on April 14,1759 and was buried in Westminister Abbey. Handel was one of the famous composers of the Baroque Period. This great composer was mostly known very well for his English Oratorio, particularly the Messiah. His trouble in his operas that he made lied within his uncertain temper and uncertain lack of tact. Handel first learned how to play from

  • Frederic Chopin as the Greatest Romantic Composer

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    development of music, many great composers have contributed their brilliance towards the revolution of music. To be a great composer does not necessarily mean that they have reached a vast amount of fame. However, it means that their compositions have ingenuity and value. The melodies they have cleverly created have reached a point of worthiness in the world of music. For it is the sweet harmonies a composer creates that defines who he is. One of these gifted composers was Frederic Chopin, born on February

  • Music Composers: Franz Joseph Haydn

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    Franz Joseph Haydn is widely imitated because of his excellent technique that makes his music, so rich in quality and quantity by having one of the most fertile musical minds. Haydn is one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is also known as one of the pivotal figures in all western musical history. Here I will try to showcase and highlight some of Haydn’s brilliance by talking about the life he lead growing up, his work and career, a little introduction to his

  • Musicians and Composers of World War II

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    Musicians and composers during World War II Music is loved by nearly everyone around the world; learning about composers and what they have been through can develop your understanding of music today. World War II certainly helped sculpt the face of music and of the composers of that time. The war affected German, American and French composers and musicians; causing them to write hateful music, or live with fear of writing any music at all. While many countries in Europe were celebrating the freedom

  • Was Mozart the Greatest Composer Ever?

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    Was Mozart the Greatest Composer in History? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has to be the greatest composer to ever live. He and his sister were both considered very gifted child prodigies. He started composing music when he was four and he started to write minuets by the age of five. When Mozart was around eight or nine, he started to write symphonies. Mozart also played quite a few instruments. When he was three years old he was already playing the harpsichord. He also was very talented on the keyboard

  • Joseph Haydn, Composer of Classical Music

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    Joseph Haydn was a composer born in Rohrau, Austria in 1732. He was the son of a wheel maker, whom taught himself how to play harp on an amateur and recreational basis. His family was musically inclined and Haydn was immersed in music since his early childhood as they made it a family affair to sing together and at times even along with neighbors. His father appreciated Haydn’s fine vocal ability and recognized that Rohrau was not an ideal place for Haydn to develop his musical skills. He was fostered