• Empathy Of Music Event Piano Group
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    Empathy project ~ Reflect on the project you have chosen completed. Has your perception been altered in anyway? Was it easy to be empathetic? Consider issues in your term project relationship that would benefit from the use of empathy. Use your empathy building skills. What are you the results? Use specific examples. The event, which I attended, was called 'Music-a-la-Carte' with the presentation, being the four handed piano. I had no idea as to what was attending except that it included music. ...
  • Chopin Music Piano Romantic
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    Chopin One of the most profoundly original composers in history, Frederic Chopin was not at all a traditional "Romantic" musician; in fact, most of his music defines a separate category all its own. Born in Zelazowa Wol a, a small city near Warsaw, Poland on February 22, 1810, Chopin first studied the piano at the Warsaw School of Music, and was quite proficient on that instrument by his early teens. He played his first public concert at age 7, and was a published composer at 15. By the late 182...
  • Italy United States
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    Boat-shaped Italy, which covers 116, 303 square miles, forms a bridge across the center of the Mediterranean sea from Europe almost to Africa. Italy is compared in size to Georgia and Florida. The full country name is Italian Republic. The population is 57. 6 million with the capital city of Rome having 2. 6 million people. Most Italians speak standard Italian, but other languages include German, French, and Solvent. The majority of Italians are of Roman Catholic faith as many as 85%, with only...
  • Two Kinds Jing Mei Character Analysis
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    While trying to understand the reasons for her mother wanting Jing-Mei to be great, Jing-Mei discovers the real meaning of two kinds. Two Kinds is written by Amy Tan. Jing-Mei, a young Chinese girl, grew up in America with her mother, a member of the Joy Luck Club. Through this, Jing-Meis mother pushes into being a prodigy. With this, her mother has the idea of Jing-Mei playing the piano. Initially, Jing-Mei doesnt have the drive to succeed as her mother does. Her mother has many ideas for her ...
  • Chris Cedars Guitar Piece People Style
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    Chris Cedars guitar Chris Cedars concert consist of about 30 people. The hall was a regular class room and was very crowded. The audience was very quiet Most people had on regular college attire. Men wore jeans, with tee shirts and the 5 females all had dress on with open toe shoes. The performers were dress like college students. The piece "Emily" by Bill Evans was my favorite piece. The style was a romantic / jazzy because of style of the piano. People were tapping their feet and boring their...
  • Jane Campions The Piano
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    In the spring of 1993, a film was released to the world that would end up changing the way many people perceived and appreciated films, especially those made internationally. It would be delivered from New Zealand's most famous female filmmaker. Jane Campion, the director whom was previously known for her films, Peel-an Exercise in Discipline, and Sweetie, would achieve even higher acclaim for her masterpiece to date, The Piano. The Piano portrays the story of a mute, unwed Irish woman in late 1...
  • Childhood Memories Papa's Waltz
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    Childhood Memories "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke and "Piano" by D. H. Lawrence are two poems in which grown men recall memories of their childhood. "My Papa's Waltz" has a quietly sad, almost resigned tone as Roethke relives his nightly dances with his father as a young boy. Lawrence's "Piano" is somewhat dreamy as a man is taken back by a song to his childhood. While both are presented to us through similar personas, striking differences are apparent throughout the two poems. "My Papa'...
  • Evolution Of Piano One Strings Clavichord
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    Dulcimer originally found in Iran shortly after the birth of Christ. The Dulcimer is the basic principles of the piano, hammers striking different strings tuned over a flat soundboard. Dulcimer players used two light sticks ending with broader blades, instead of the mechanical hammers. Clavichord built in around 1400, the clavichord had about ten strings and in earlier examples two notes or more was produced from that string or pair of strings by making two or more tangents contacts the same str...
  • Frank Liszt Piano Works Music
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    Franz Liszt was born on October 22, 1811 and lived until July 31, 1886. He was taught the piano by his father and then Czerny (Vienna, 1822-1823), making himself known as a remarkable concert artist by the age of 12. In Paris he studied theory and composition with Reich a and Per; he wrote an opera and bravura piano pieces and went on tours in France, Switzerland and England before his bad health and religious doubt made him rethink his career. Intellectual growth came through literature, and th...
  • New York Philharmonic Piece Played Piano
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    On the evening of October 17, 2000 I, along with hundreds of people, gathered in the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center to watch the infamous New York Philharmonic. The concert was scheduled to start at 7: 30 pm. People gathered to their assigned seats around 7 pm. As we sat and waited for the concert to begin, I absorbed the surroundings about me. I could smell the fresh smell of the wood, along with the smell of people's various colognes that filled the air that would make the sounds echo alo...
  • Royal Conservatory Of Music Pi
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    Royal Conservatory of Music Piano Exams: A Fair Evaluation The 144-year-old (Royal, 63) Royal Conservatory of Music institution offers a variety of musical programs, but for Paul Shaffer, bandleader on the David Letterman show, the Royal Conservatory of Music meant mostly one thing- the exam (Goddard). Many Royal Conservatory students across the country and I, being a former student, share his sentiment. The exam dreaded and feared by all who play the Royal Conservatory of Music piano books is o...
  • John Coltrane Philly Joe
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    On September 15, 1957, John Coltrane recorded "Blue Train", an album he considered his favorite, and many critics considecontributes to the sound. Coltrane provides listeners with an impressive r his best work. The album's rhythm Chambers finishes up with a bass solo before the opening statement is repeated, bringing the song to a full circle by its end. The next song is "Moment's Notice" which is also swung and in 4/4. This song played at a faster pace and has a catchy melody that becomes rathe...
  • Four Hand Children Piano Music
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    -It was a pride of me as a mother who saw her little girl on the stage sitting on the chair putting her little fingers on the piano and trying to play the song perfectly. Seeing her curious face when practiced and encountered missed tones, for a while I couldn't believe that my little girl has been gifted with ability in music. It was her first performance, in her early age; she achieved the applause from the audience. For this, I am thankful that I can still support my child in her growth times...
  • Musical Symphony Review Orchestral Components
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    On September 20 th, I attended the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra at Popejoy Hall and listened to a variety of classical pieces. I had never been to a symphony before, although I grew up in a musical environment and had been exposed to classical music for many years. I spent my childhood learning how to play the piano, violin, and the guitar. I even began composing my own music on the piano. However, this was my first time to a symphony where an entire orchestra plays in sync with each other and ...
  • The Romantic Era Poems To Go With Their Music
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    The range of musical materials used by composers expanded enormously during the 19 th century. This is described as the Romantic Period. It was during this time that composers tried to put more emotion and expression into their music, and looked for a greater freedom in the structure of their music. Melodies became more song like, with changes of key and harmonies became richer, using chromatic notes from outside the key. There was a wide variety of types of composition, ranging from music for j...
  • Women In Music Romantic Period
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    The Romantic Period allowed women, like pianists Clara Schumann and Amy Fay, singers such as Lillian Nordica, Margaret Blake-Alderson, and Sissier etta Jones, to perform publicly. Also, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Ethel Smyth, and Luise Adolph a Le Beau overcame societal stereotypes to become successful composers. Although their compositions were often kept "in the parlor", primarily songs or chamber pieces were published. Advanced musical education of women became possible in the ...
  • String Quartets Beethoven Piano Musical
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    Beethoven Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827), German composer, generally considered one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. Born in Bonn, Beethoven went to Vienna in 1792 to study under Austrian composer Joseph Haydn. In Vienna, he dazzled the aristocracy with his piano improvisations and became a successful freelance composer. In the first decade of the 19 th century Beethoven expanded the musical language bequeathed by Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and revealed his co...
  • My Mother's English Girl Piano One
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    Tan, Two Kinds and My mother's English At one point in most children's childhoods they are pressured by their parents to be something they don't really want to be, or do something they don't really want to do. Whether the pressure is in sports or intellectually, expectations to be the best can really get to a child. These pressures only increase as children grow older. I know that I always felt pressure just like the girl in the story. I felt the need to be the best. Not only for my own satisfac...
  • The Significance Of The Piano Lessons In Two Kinds
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    In Amy Tan's "Two Kinds," the piano lessons served a different purpose for each person in the story. The significance differed in Amy as a child, Amy's mother, and Amy as a grown woman. As a child, Amy felt she was being made into be something she was not. For her, the piano lessons signified her imperfection. "In all my imaginings, I was filled with a sense that I would soon become perfect. My mother and father would adore me" (500). She longed to be that perfect child her mother could love an...
  • Boy Willie Piano Family Walter
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    An African-American Experience AugustAn African-American Experience Essay, Research Paper August Wilson s The Piano Lesson and Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun seek to dramatize the various issues that two African-American families face. Although the dramas take place in two distinct time periods, there exists a comparative and contrastive view of the various issues that arise in these two dramas. The struggle to rise from economic adversity is present in the two protagonists in these dr...