• Play Report On Kiss Of The Spider Woman
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    Kiss of the Spider Woman The musical, "Kiss of the Spider Woman", was very enjoyable to see. The characters in the musical were played very well. The main characters in the musical were Molina and Valentin. These characters went together rather humorously and made the musical worth seeing. Even though it was very well put together production, I regret that towards the end of the play I was just ready get out of there. Molina was the main character in the play. Whenever Molina was on stage, he a...
  • Haydn Mozart And Beethoven
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    The classical period (1750 1810) 1750 1810 is what we call the classical period, and really any music not composed in this era is not classical music. Most of the well known classical composers come from this time such as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven who I have written about know. Here are some short biographies of their lives. Franz Josef Haydn (1732 -1809) In Haydns life he wrote 108 symphonies for 36 weeks starting when he was 27. Most, if not all of Haydns music was inspired such as his first...
  • West Side Story Musical Robbins Dance
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    West Side Story is one of the most influential musicals of all time. It's integration of dance and song into the plot was very innovative, because even though it had been done before, it had never been done this well. Jerome Robbins had thought of an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet to a Broadway musical in 1949. He began discussions with librettist Arthur Laurents and composer Leonard Bernstein of a musical called East Side Story, with a plot concentrating on a Catholic girl and a Jewish boy. Ot...
  • Rodgers And Hammerstein Musical Made Works
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    Rodgers and Hammerstein are probably the most talented composer lyricist duo of this century. They made more than 15 musicals in shows, movies and TV. Ever since their first musical together, Oklahoma, to their last musical, The sound of music. Even though each have done solo works they were at their best when they were together. Hammerstein (1895-1960) Oscar Hammerstein 2, The Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein an impresario. Hammerstein was born in New York city and later studied law at Columbia Un...
  • The Rebirth Of American Musical Theatre
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    Two great writers of American musical theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, had one idea in common. They wanted to present to the American public a new and revolutionary musical that would stand out above the rest. They wanted to make an impact on the societies of the era. They wanted to be creative and do something that was considered rebellious. When they finally combined their ideas together they created an American masterpiece in musical theatre: Oklahoma! . It was the first Rod...
  • Beethoven Musical Music Educated
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    Who Do You Call Educated How is it possible to be a composer and face the reality that one s acute hearing is slowly slipping away However, for the fortunate one s like Beethoven, he was able to master his musical career even though he didn t have the full benefit of hearing his own musical talents evidently this is one case of the great miracles of art. He is an incredible, and well-educated composer. His educational background, talent, and determination are all the factors that help structure ...
  • Computerized Music Loop Computer Musical
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    Subject: Computerized Musical Composition General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: My purpose is to inform the audience about how to create a basic computerized musical composition through the use of their own personal computer. Supporting Materials: Acid 2. 0 Manual Interview with Michael Linney Introduction A. Considering the fact that since we are all college students, most of us usually use our personal computers to write papers or do some sort of class project using a word processing pr...
  • Monteverdi Musical Drama
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    Monteverdi, Claudio Giovanni Antonio (1567-1643), Italian composer, the most important figure in the transition from Renaissance to baroque music. Born in Cremona, he studied music with Veronese theoretician Marco Antonio Ingegneri. At the age of 15, Monteverdi composed his first work, a set of three-part motets, and by 1605 he had composed five books of madrigals. He became interested in the experimental musical dramas of Jacopo Peri, who was music director at the court of the Medici family, an...
  • Les Miserables Jean Valjean
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    Les Miserables known in English as "The Terrible" is a musical portrayal of the French Revolution. It is a musical tragedy, which served as a major powerhouse competitor for Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals in the early eighties and nineties. When first debuting on Broadway in 1987 it traveled a long hard road to compete with musicals of the decade. However, in time many well-known performers were proud to associate themselves with this wonderful work of art. The musical play begins with its lead cha...
  • Pythagorean Philosophy And Its Influence On Musical
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    Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics. New York: Dover Publications Ferrara, Lawrence (1991). Philosophy and the Analysis of Music. New York: Greenwood Press. Johnston, Ian (1989). Measured Tones. New York: IOP Publishing. Rowell, Lewis (1983). Thinking About Music. Am hurst: The University of Massachusetts Press. 'Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements... Music is the basis of agreement among things in nature and of t...
  • Musical Development As A Cognitive Ability
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    Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability Cognitive Psychology Abstract This paper discusses theories of cognitive development and its relationship to musical development. Cognitive development is closely related to musical development and learning. Jean Piaget developed theories of the cognitive development in children. Musicologists have developed theories on how musical development has cognitive components. Cognitive development is acquired through interaction with an environment, just as mu...
  • Hairspray Musical Set Mom
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    Hairspray As a performing arts major, you have to have a large repertoire of shows you have seen or have listened to. I have never seen any shows live, only on television or video cassettes. In New York, I finally got to lose my broadway virginity and was able to watch what a real broadway show looks like, and I couldn't have picked a better musical than Hairspray. This musical has one of the most imaginative set design, incredible and catchy music, and important messages. When entering the thea...
  • Canevin Theater Gene Kelly
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    Canevin Catholic High School offers many extra curricular activities. Those students geared toward the physical challenges may choose from various athletic programs such as, basketball, soccer, and football. On the other hand, there are additional activities for those more interested in a mental challenge. These students may join such organizations anywhere from F BLA to Forensics. However, of all the extra curricular activities offered by Canevin, none excites me more than Dramatics. This paper...
  • Morrie Ryskind Marx Brothers
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    Morrie Ryskind Morris (Morrie) Ryskind was born to Abraham and Ida (E telson) Ryskind on October 20, 1895 in Brooklyn, New York. Ryskind graduated from Townsend Harris High School in 1912 and from there, went on to Columbia University School of Journalism. At Columbia, Ryskind was the editor of The Jester. This publication was (and still is) the campus' humor magazine. In this publication, Ryskind had the ability to poke fun at issues and, also, people. However, a published editorial of his in 1...
  • Ain't Misbehavin Musical Cast Thomas
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    Ain't Misbehavin' Musical by "Fats" Waller The general admission for the musical was $51. 00 plus tax; however, it was college night so the admission was $10. 00 plus tax for college students. There was an estimate of two hundred and fifty people who attended Ain't Misbehavin. The performance ran for two hours with one fifteen-minute intermission. Lastly, the starting date was on March 21, 2003, and the ending date is May 25, 2003 for the musical. Ain't Misbehavin' was conceived and originally ...
  • Musical Glasses Water Table Glass
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    Imagine you are three years old again, sitting in your mother's kitchen floor, with a wooden spoon in each hand. You have pots, pans, and bowls all around you. You raise your hands to strike the dishes when your mother says "STOP! Put those away!" Well now we are adults and no one can tell us not to play music with our dishes. It is fun and enjoyable to know how to assemble and play a musical instrument made from everyday household items. The instrument I am going to be writing about is the musi...
  • Beethoven Classical Music
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    When critically analyzed in respect to the earlier artists of the Classical music period, Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven's music and life are simultaneously shown to be an evolution as well as a break from his predecessors. No doubt due to the influence of Mozart, as well as his tutelage under Haydn, Beethoven inherited their Classical music legacy but did not keep it in stasis. His innovations within musical composition were built upon the artistic foundation of ...
  • Sexy Jazz Served Chicago Style
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    Bob Fosse's sexy cynicism still shines in Chicago, a faithful movie adaptation of the choreographer-director's 1975 Broadway musical. Of course the story, all about merry murderesses and tabloid fame, is set in the Roaring '20 s. Ren " ee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones are beautifully matched as Jazz Age vixens, and Richard Gere gleefully sheds his customary cool to belt out a showstopper. Whatever qualms musical purists may have about director Rob Marshall's style, the film's sheer exuberan...
  • A Brief History Of Jazz
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    A Brief History of Jazz The very beginnings of jazz still remains unclear to historians. The dates of its creation range from 1895 to 1917. 1917 was the year that the word jazz seems to have become "mainstream' and the year that the Original Dixieland Jazz Band made what is known as the first recordings of jazz. What historians do know is that jazz was created by obscure black musicians in the south around the turn of the century. Jazz is the only native American musical form to have exerted an...
  • Beethoven Brief Summary Ludwig Bonn Musical
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    Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven came from a talented musical family. His father and Grandfather worked for the electors of Cologne, which residence was in Bonn. Ludwig? s grandfather Lode wyk joined the Orchestra in 1733 and became a known conductor in 1761. His father Johann Van Beethoven (1740-1792) was a soprano at the age of only eight. He was also a very musical person and played the piano and the violin. Johann married Maria Magdalena Leymnee Kev erich who married at the age of 2...