Musik Essays

  • Karl Leister: The Life And Life Of Karl Leister

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    leister was born on June 15, 1939 in Wilhelmshaven Germany. Just like him his father was also a clarinet player. His father was the one who taught him how to play the clarinet at a very young age. Karl Leister studied in the school of Hochschule fur Musik in Berlin. When he was a teenager he was accepted as a clarinet soloist. He joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1959. He stayed playing in this Orchestra for thirty years. Karl Leister in this time was recognize as a big major soloist and chamber

  • The Controversy Of Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitic Music

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    Wagner’s anti-Semitism perhaps first became apparent in his essay “Das Judenthum in der Musik”. Throughout the essay, Wagner makes clear assumptions concerning the superiority of the Aryan race and even calls his fellow Germans to follow him in admitting to their “natural” hatred of the Jews. The essay also espouses the view that Jews are

  • Informative Essay On Trap Music

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    What is Trap music? How does it get its name? Where does it originate from? What artists categorize in this genre? Is it really a genre? Those are the most frequently asked questions that most people ask themselves. According to today’s society, Trap music is a negatively impacted genre that promote sex and gang violence. But, what is the true definition of Trap music? Is Trap music as bad as people think? Most importantly, how has Trap music evolved? Trap music is “a hip-hop subgenre that

  • Low Brass Concert Critique

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    instruments and 10 students playing those instruments. After each piece, the performers moved different seats and I was never able to figure out why they did that. The first performance that took place this night was called Serenade Eine Kleine Tuba Musik written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. During this performance the instruments that were played were a trombone, tuba, and euphonium. The Euphonium was a new instrument to me. I had never heard of it, nor heard the sound that it plays. It plays a deep

  • The History Of Electronic Music

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    When you listen to music on the radio in your car or on your iPod, it’s very likely that you’re listening to some form of electronic music. For example, genres such as pop or rap often use electronic sounds. Electronic music plays a part in the majority of what we listen to today. However, you may be asking yourself: where did it come from? What led it to crawl out of humble studios with primitive machinery, to escape from the harsh criticism of those who preferred more classical methods of composition

  • The Importance Of Music In Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night

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    forms the music crafted by Mozart and Haydn were born from- However, with Beethoven, he does not see a melody as a line, no, he saw music as a storm of emotion; Like a storm, it leaned into itself, folding and swirling. Beethoven is quoted as saying, “Musik höhere Offenbarung ist als alle Weisheit und Philosophie.”

  • Mozart 's Death Of Mozart

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    On January 27, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria. His father was Leopard Mozart and his mother was Anna Maria. His father was a musician employed by prince-archbishop of Salzburg (Einstein, 1945). Mozart’s mother Anna was the daughter of a civil servant called Pertl. Wolfgang and Maria Anna were the only surviving of seven children. Mozart looked fragile standing a little over five foot with blonde hair, small, delicate bones, and fine skin. People claimed that Mozart

  • Musicians and Composers of World War II

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    would have his music performed at functions and rallies for the Nazi Party. Wagner’s music was loved, but even more so, his political views were very much liked by Hitler (“Nazi Approved Music”). Wagner wrote a booklet called “Das Judebthum in die Musik” translated: Judaism in Music. It talks about his feeling towards Jewish people, and how he believes that they ruin the arts to everyone in the public (“‘Degenerate’ Music”). The Nazis seemed to have lost the true meaning of music and made other lose

  • Mozart Mahler First Symphony

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    and meaningful way.” “The Heavenly Life” belonged to a series of five Humoresque. The five stanzas of this folk poem describe the heavenly joys, draw the picture of a heavenly land of milk and honey, and end with praise of the heavenly music: “Kein Musik ist ja night auf Erden, die unsrer verglichen kana warden” (“No music in there on earth that could be compared with ours”). Mahler was so fascinated by this poem, as he pointed out that no less than five movements in the Third and the Fourth developed

  • 1841, The Symphony Year: A score, recording, and historical analysis of Robert Schumann's Symphony year.

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    Robert Schumann (June 8, 1810 - July 29, 1856) was a famous German composer and music critic of the Romantic Era. He was known for many of his piano, vocal, choral and orchestral works, but had only composed mainly for piano up until 1840 when he married his wife Clara Wieck. Out of Robert Schumann’s short, well-lived life, he only wrote four symphonies in his lifetime. These Symphonies were: (1841) Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 38 ( “Spring Symphony”), (1847) Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op

  • Carl Orffs Philosophies In Music Education

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    Orff came from a Bavarian family who was very active in the German military. His father's regiment band would often play through some of the young Orff's first attempts at composing. Although Orff was adamant about the secrecy of his past, Moser's Musik Lexicon says that he studied in the Munich Academy of Music until 1914. Orff then served in the military in the first world war. After the war, he held various positions in the Mannheim and Darmstadt opera houses then returned home to Munich to further

  • In Recreating History: Challenges in Balancing Accuracy and Emotiveness

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    When working with early music, modern performers face challenges regarding stylistic and historical accuracy, given limited information on past performances, as well as notable differences in instruments available, technique, and performance practice. Furthermore, they must decide between different approaches that may better reflect the historical sound or intention of past performers, or choose to blend such extremes, creating varied interpretations. Such challenges manifest explicitly when modern

  • Analysis Of Don Quixote Suite

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    Don Quixote Suite is an Orchestra Symphonic piece made by Georg Philipp Telemann. This wonderful piece is based off of the famous novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, which was created by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. This overture was created in the Classical time period and was considered to portray the novel’s Spanish setting, to demonstrate in the Don Quixote Opera. This piece is infused with aggressive and suspenseful style. Don Quixote Suite was composed by one of the most famous composers in the

  • Annotated Bibliography: Opera And Absolutism In Restoration Italy

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    Italian Opera Research: An Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources Davis, John A. "Opera and Absolutism in Restoration Italy, 1815–1860." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 36.3: 569-94. Academic Search Premier. Web. 8 Nov. 2015. In the journal above, the text explains that Opera played an important part on lives of urban Italians during the times that followed the fall of Napoleon's European empire and the restoration of the Italian legitimist rulers by the Congress of Vienna. People all over

  • The History and Context of Club Culture

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    drug ecstasy. The fear was that this culture would encompass all youth; it therefore constituted a threat to both the social and moral ... ... middle of paper ... ...ut even being old enough to attend the club. Magazines such as 'Mixmag', 'Musik' and 'Ministry' have all referred to these clubs as 'brand names'. In addition to this the Island of Ibiza has been described as "the clubbing Mecca" (Mixmag June 2002), attracting thousands of young British clubbers each year with one aim - to

  • The Flute Virtuosity: Johann George Tromlitz

    1628 Words  | 4 Pages (accessed Jan. 24, 2014). Toff, Nancy. The Flute Book: A Complete Guide for Students and Performers. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1985. Tromlitz, Johann George. Sonata für Flöte und Cembalo in Ut majeur. Mainz, Germany: Schott Musik International, 2000. Tromlitz, Johann George, Ardal Powell, trans. The Keyed Flute. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. ———, ———, trans. The Virtuoso Flute-Player. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

  • Collaborative Processes Between Directors and Composers

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    of music, in other words a great composer. Works Cited M. Mera and D. Burnard, European Film Music (London, 2006) R.S. Brown, Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1994) N.J. Schneider, Handbuch Filmmusik II. Musik im dokumentarischen Film (Munich, 1989) M. Schelle, The Score: Interviews with Film Composers (Los Angeles 1999)

  • The Effects of Emotion on Children’s Eyewitness Testimony

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    During the identification and prosecution of a suspect, eyewitnesses are of the utmost importance. They provide crucial information that determines the fate of the criminal, whether their memories are true to the event or slightly altered. Many eyewitnesses, being the victims of these crimes, have strong emotions related to the event. It has been found that emotions play a role in the accuracy and completeness of memories, especially in eyewitness testimony (Huston, Clifford, Phillips, & Memon, 2013)

  • Why Music Matters

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    “Whenever human beings come together for any reason, music is there,” according to neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin in This Is Your Brain on Music. (Levitin, 2006) Lee (2012) mentioned that music appeared to have become embedded in our daily lives. From the moment we wake up, our day is filled with music ranging from our country’s national anthem to that song on radio that reminds us of how we are feeling about a person or an event, to one that got us dancing and singing at the end of a work

  • The Power of Music

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    The Power of Music Everyone knows the story of the Piped Piper of Hamelin. He had the ability to hypnotize people with his flute by playing the most enchanting music. But he's just myth, right? No one has the power to charm people with music. Well, you'd be surprised. Throughout history, music has always been recognized for its calming and almost hypnotic effects on the human mind, and for its ability to rouse and inspire the spirit. Only recently has science uncovered the truth about music