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  • Widespread And Popular Forms Of Black Music
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    Throughout the history of this country, the music of African-Americans has remained a strong influence upon our society and culture. Beginning with the music carried over from Africa with the slaves, up until now, with the new styles created by urban youth today, African-Americans have retained certain elements within their music which makes it unique from any other musical form. Some of the musical forms which were created from, and / or were strongly influenced by afro-centric musical characte...
  • Culture With The Musical Form Of Rap
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    Throughout the history of this country, the music of African-Americans has remained a strong influence upon our society and culture. Beginning with the music carried over from Africa with the slaves, up until now, with the new styles created by urban youth today, African-Americans have retained certain elements within their music which makes it unique from any other musical form. Some of the musical forms, which were created from, and / or were strongly influenced by African musical characterist...
  • Satie And Debussy His Music
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    THE MUSIC OF THREE Debussy, Satie, and Stravinsky, all three are great composers of their time. The three of them relate very much of eachother because they are very creative and started new ways and different styles of their music. They influenced other composers, musicians and new people to listen to their music. Debussy was born on August 22, 1822 just outside of Paris. When Debussy was ten he turned out to be a brilliant pianist and was a mitted to Conservator, he had no friends in this scho...
  • Rejection Of Complicated Baroque Style Of Music
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    Sonata Allegro Form The roots of this form can be traced to the simple binary form of the baroque era. With binary, the two sections are thematically similar with a sameness of texture and theme throughout the movement. The term sonata originally referred to instrumental music, not a particular form of composition. The Baroque sonata can be traced back to an instrumental song of the late Renaissance called cannon da sonar. This leads eventually to the trio sonata, for four instruments despite it...
  • 1521 The First Printed Collection Of Carols
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    The seasonal songs popular in western music, especially in conjunction with the Christmas season, known as carols, have a rich and complex history full of tradition and controversy in the realms of both sacred and secular music. The concept of singing carols to celebrate holidays developed during the 13th century in France, although what was to be known as carol music had been around from centuries earlier. It is believed that when troubadour Saint Francis of Assisi had made the first Greccio cr...
  • Actual Symphony Of Music
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    "Symphony in Three Forms" Donald Finegan's sculpture, "Symphony in Three Forms", consists of three figures of abstract twisted metal on cement bases. Fiberglass was sprayed on thin strips of bronze and then molded into the shapes they are in. The metal was twisted in abstract ways to represent the flow of music and different stages in a musical piece. The left figure has many pieces of metal twisted in about the same manner almost parallel to each other. The figure in the middle is taller than t...
  • Main Stage Of Motown Music
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    The Motown Museum in Detroit is truly a motivational part of America's history; it stood for another way for African American voices to be heard on a much greater scale both national and even world wide. Motown has become America's pop soul music for anyone and everyone. The birth of Motown music came to be in a small recording studio aptly named Hitsville, U.S.A. Barry Gordy, who came from a large middle class family had borrowed money in order. The main stage of Motown music came from a small ...
  • Popular Classical Music
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    The Viennese School The Viennese School is the reason for some of today's most popular classical music. This school of composers started during the Classical Period 1740-1825. At the time the Austrian capital of Vienna the musical center for composers. Which soon became reason for many of the changes that were made to musical style composers came from all over Europe to train in Vienna in the classical time period. One of the great composer that came to Vienna is Franz Schubert he soon started a...
  • Musical Artists
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    As defined in Merriam-Webster's dictionary, culture is "the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group". These customary beliefs could also be described as a set of morals or values commonly practiced by a group. Social forms are understood as being the institutions in which interaction and socialization between people take place, such as at school, church, or work. The material traits within a culture would include clothing, food, and art to nam...
  • Rap And Soul Music
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    Music has always been around from the beginning of time. It has grown from stage to stage over the past decades. Different decades carry along their different memories of music. The type of music listened to in the seventies, eighties and nineties, have their obvious differences. Nowadays, in the 21st century, the two most popular forms of music are Rap and Soul. Although rap and soul both require a lot of time, money and talent to create, soul music is more complicated, influential, and demandi...
  • Unit Of Music Form
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    your gods, and from off your hands. The ultimate origin of music is to locate in time to find out correctly. Music in its modern Western sense has become both a fine art and a fine discipline. Its prime constructive elements are melody, rhythm, and harmony. The music of primitive people and the culture of African, Amerindian, Asians are largely uninfluenced by European developments might lack harmony and maybe even melody as we know it, but it is not possible to make music devoid of rhythm. In E...
  • Naoko Takada Plays Her Music With Four
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    The concert that I chose to see for this report was performed by Naoko Takada. She is a Japanese woman that plays the marimba. Since we had already studied the Japanese music culture in class, I felt that this would be an interesting concert to attend. Her music gave me a deeper appreciation for Japanese music and the Japanese culture itself. The marimba comes from the xylophone. In Japan, the xylophone changed from the 1930's to the 1960's by two important xylophonists, Yo ichi Hira oka and Eii...
  • Written Form Of Music
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    Would you classify music as a language? Justify your answer, considering the extent to which it resembles or differs from natural language, and the role it plays in the acquisition of knowledge. Theory of Knowledge Essay To many of us in this world, language means what we speak and what we write. In our busy, day-to-day lives, we do not always perceive other languages that are used. One of these "hidden" languages is music. It is very similar to natural language and is as useful to us in acquiri...
  • Dark Ambient Music
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    Ambient Music And The Impulse Towards Deconstruction Ambient Music And The Impulse Towards Deconstruction Out of Light? cometh Darkness, dark ambient music and the impulse towards deconstruction? 2000 Daniel du Prie 1.? These recordings may be seen as a notation of our dead minded society, but not as a reaction against it, we will all become ambient dead heads, if not ? (Archon Satani, In Shelter, liner note, 1994) If not, then ellipsis. The conditional clause of fact, followed by an open-ended ...

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