• George Gershwin's The Ultimate Collection
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    George Gershwin's "The ultimate collection" George Gershwin's "The ultimate collection", is a compilation of Gershwin's greatest hits. The compilation is made out of two CD's; the first cd is Gershwins pieces sung by different jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and more... The second cd, is Gerswhin's famous pieces taken from musical shows such as Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue, Cuban overture, Funny face and more. First Cd: The cd starts with the song "Strike u...
  • Country Joe Mcdonald Song War Vietnam
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    History Music Project Two of the most memorable of events of the 60 s were the Vietnam War and Woodstock. Joe McDonald, was a part of both. The song which I was randomly assigned was Fixin To Die Rag by Country Joe McDonald. However, this is only the song s pop-culture name. The song s full name is I Feel Like I m Fixin To Die Rag. Also, Joe McDonald started a band, called The Fish, which he belonged to. But, in Fixin To Die Rag, Country Joe performs alone, strumming his guitar and singing his ...
  • Sirens Song Men Odyssey
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    A Sirens comparison of Homer's "Odyessy" and Margaret Atwood's "Siren Song" Siren Comparison In the "Siren Song" there are three Sirens and in the "Odyssey" there are only two sirens. The Sirens in the "Odyssey" sing a song filled with passion and yearning to lure men to them. The Sirens in "Sirens Song" use a song of secrets to lure the men treacherously to their deaths. The "Sirens Song" Sirens use the mens own natural curiosity to bring the men to them. The "Odyssey" Sirens use enchantment an...
  • Music Analogy Thera Min
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    "The final years of the 1970's saw the emergence of a new style of pop music that would continue in popularity into the early 1980's. This music was known, by its fans at that time, as New Wave" (web). "New Wave " had a particular style that utilized the synthesizer as a main instrument. The synthesizer was a machine that electronically produced music. It gave a certain artificial and metallic feel to the music. The Cure and Erasure, bands formed during that period of time, were some of the band...
  • My Own Prison By Creed
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    Richie Lord 10/15/2000 ENC 1101 Song Lyrics What are they saying "My Own Prison" by the group Creed is a very moving and inspirational song. The reason it is an inspirational song is because it has an excellent meaning. The author of the song Scott Sapp, one of the members of the band, had a hard life and is expressing his feeling about his life in this song. This song is the result of his hard life up to the point when he wrote the song. "My Own Prison" is the title track of their first album, ...
  • The Song Dynasty Government Emperor China
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    The Song Dynasty The Song dynasty lasted over 300 years, from 960 to 1279. Their history is divided into two periods of Northern and Southern Song. The Song period was one of China's most peaceful and prosperous era. However the Song government was corrupt and weak. The Song Dynasty, or Sung Dynasty was a period in which the Chinese government was very weak. In the beginning General Chao K'u ang-yin, also known as Sung T'ai Tsu, was forced to become emperor in order to unify China. Sung " ai Ts...
  • A Songwriting Analysis Rolling Stone
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    A Songwriting Analysis There is one thing that is vital to every musician and that is songwriting. Whether they right the songs or not they must have something original to sing and play before they can even try to be a success. Songwriting is a craft that almost anyone who really enjoys music has tried his or her hand at. Songs have the power to inspire, unite, and comfort a person unlike any other form of media. Record companies are always on the lookout for the next number one single and while...
  • Nirvana Nevermind Song Rock Album
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    History of Rock and Roll April 28, 2005 Nevermind There possibly isn't an album in history that is as genre defining as Nirvana's Nevermind. Released in 1991, it single handed ly was responsible for the birth of what became to be known as grunge and has gone on to sell over 10 million copies in the United States alone (Stuessy, Joe). It reached number 1 in 1991 and was the first album to bring Seattle grunge to the mainstream audience (Stuessy, Joe). Nevermind is a mix of slow, dark songs and fa...
  • Concert Report Pearl Jam
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    CONCERT REPORT #1 I chose to do my first concert report on Pearl Jam. The concert took place at Deer Creek the weekend after class started, so it was perfect timing to do this assignment. This was the first time I have seen Pearl, and I thought it was worthy of writing a report on. If one has ever been a fan of Pearl Jam, they of course know that Eddie Vedder is the lead singer, and right beside him with his wicked lead guitar playing, Stone Gossard. The other guys on the strings are, Mike McCr...
  • M Butterfly Perfect Woman
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    Misinterpreted Identities A person may search their whole life for love. Some are lucky enough to find the perfect someone, and some are not. The one's who are not as lucky can sometimes create their own idea of their ideal partner, but never actually find them. In D. H. Hwang's play M. Butterfly, a man by the name of Gallimard creates his own idea of the perfect partner. He falls in love with a woman by the name of Song, who turns out to be not what he expected. Song is actuality a Chinese sp...
  • Cd Review Song Girls Jay
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    Jay-Z Blueprint Here you have it, all you Jay-Z fans; a much anticipated review of the hot new CD! ! 1) The Ruler's Back 3: 49 This song is Jay-Z singing about... Jay-Z. In this song he sounds very conceded. He is 'the Ruler', and when he says 'I'm back n a', there are trumpets playing in the background, j sut like you'd imagine them being played for royalty. He talks about how rich he is, and how he doesn't care if he goes to court, he says " What's a couple dollars to me?' and the only thing h...
  • Tupac Examples Include
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    Tupac Shakur was a black African American rapper who lived his life with poverty, violence and drugs. The songs ""Hellrazor"", "Me and My Girlfriend" and the poem "In the Event of my Demise" reflect the tragedy and pain which was Tupac's life. All his poetry relies on vivid imagery and violent language to create a very realistic picture of how terrible life can be living in the ghettos of America. The song "Hellrazor" is a very dramatic song which tells the story of a young black African America...
  • Good Song Band Songs Beatles
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    CONCERT REPORT #2 Beatles Z 320 For my second concert report I thought that I would write about my only experience hearing songs of the Beatles live. The Rib America Festival was hosted by The Beatles Live Repertoire. The group dressed exactly like the Beatles, even had the same names, John, Paul, George, and Ringo. I had never heard any Beatles songs live before, so that was enough to get me off my butt. Not to mention, it was free entertainment, not a bad time at all. So the show starts, and ...
  • Song Men Rule East
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    I think Song's 'rules' may possibly be accurate in his / her mind. After all, Song has deceived a somewhat intelligent individual for over twenty years. I saying, Song:' Rule One is ' Men always believe what they want to hear.' (82) I don't think that is entirely accurate, but Song has proven it to be throughout the play in dealing with Gillimard. So basically in that area Song's 'rule' applies. Gillimard wanted to believe his 'love' was indeed a young, Oriental woman. He refused to acknowledge...
  • House Of The Risin Sun
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    In order to understand the song House of the Risin Sun we need first to have a short look at Bob Dylan and his music. Bob Dylan was born in 1941 in Minnesota. He was a regular child and he became interested in music only while being in high school, when he learned to play piano and guitar. From these basic musical skills, Dylan constantly acquiring new knowledge and experience in music has grown to be the master of folk music in the period of rock expansion. It is a big achievement to successful...
  • Chivalric Songs Love Song Lover
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    Micro theme Topic: Courtly songs off differing views of Chivalry, especially of Chivalric love. Contrast as specifically as possible, the views on chivalry in one of these pairs: #s 2 & 4, #s 6 & 7. Courtly songs, both 2 and 4, contain specific views on chivalric love though their views differ greatly. From reading both songs it is obvious that song # 2 centers chivalric love around the adored (female) and song # 4 centers chivalric love on the lover (male). From song 2 it is clear that to the ...
  • Stand By Me Song Scoring
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    Stand By Me Stand By Me, is a film written in 1986, that focuses on the two day journey of four best friends. The music in the film is one that is mostly song scoring. The music in this film was chosen very well. It was even pop song scoring. This movie has two main examples of music that I would like to point out, starting with moodsetting, it then moves to song scoring. This film uses moodsetting very well, in the very beginning, Gordie, one of the stars, sits in his car as an old man. In the...
  • Tang And Song Economic Revolutions
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    The Tang and Song had many important economic revolutions that affected trade and culture. These economic revolutions include the achievements and developments of the Tang and Song empires. Many of the developments and achievements of the two empires encouraged trade, and trade influenced the culture of these empires and the culture of China. The Tang and Song's developments encouraged trade in their empires. The Tang built the 1, 100 mile Grand Canal, linking the Yellow River in northern China ...
  • Song Gallimard Feels Wrong
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    After reading through M. Butterfly, I am intrigued by how desire played such a big role in how Gallimard pursued Song. In the beginning of there relationship he visits her; however, he still feels guilty about seeing another woman and does not tell his wife. Then, he tries to forget that he saw Song, yet, his .".. curiosity overcame [his] cowardice" and he has to see her again (pg. 20). &nb! sp; As the plot thickens and I get to know the characters better I realized that Gallimard pursues Song ...
  • Paul Meyers Song Blues Sound
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    The jazz band I observed played a series of six different songs. Although all the songs were categorized as jazz, each song had its own special style and sound to it. The band consisted of three different players. Paul Meyers, the guitarist and composer, Andy Eula u, the bassist, and Dave Rataczak, on drums. The songs performed were entitled "Love for Sale' by Cole Porter, "Once I Loved' by Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stars' by Paul Meyers, "Blues for Mel' also by Paul Meyers, "Last Night When We Wer...