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  • Bernstein's Passion For Music
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    Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, just north of Boston, on Sunday, August 25, 1918. Bernstein was named Louis at birth, after his mother's grandfather, but at the age of sixteen he had it formally changed to Leonard, or Lenny. As a child, Bernstein was sick very often with asthma and hay fever. Perhaps due to these and many other medical conditions, Bernstein preferred to be alone. He didn't care to spend much time with his family or even with his peers. Most likely because of this self-is...
  • Their Own Music On Napster
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    THE GREAT NAPSTER Napster is innovative file-sharing software that lets an online community of music lovers trade MP 3 files free of charge. You search for a song by name, and a list of people who have it pops up and you can choose whomever you want to get it from, and in addition, you can see and download any other songs that they may have in their files. We feel like it is a good thing because it does have some positive aspects: it's good for finding older music that isn't in production anymor...
  • Georg Friedrich Handel
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    German-English composer, George Frederick Handel, is one of the greatest composers of the Baroque period if not of all time. His work, Messiah, is one of the most famous and beloved works of music in the world. During his career in music, Handel composed Italian cantatas, oratorios (like Messiah), Latin Church Music, and several operas. Handel moved around from country to country writing, composing, and producing music for royalty such as Queen Anne and George of Hanover. In his life, Handel mas...
  • Today's Music
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    Death of the Superstars Have you ever wondered what it would be like to listen to some of the greatest music stars of our time. I'm talking about the stars that never made it to full prominence. The list of players is alarmingly high and sad. The potential of these performers never met. It would be something to see what the music of today would be like. I was reading a book awhile back. Don't laugh, I read sometimes. It was book from I'm sorry to say, Stephen King. All right I'm not sorry. I lik...
  • Wagner Matinee Characters Clark And Georgiana
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    Characterization in A Wagner Matinee During the 1800's there was an increase in immigration to the great plains due to an abundance of free land offered by the Homestead Act. Many individuals and families went west to seek their fortune and a home on what was once called the great American desert. Moving westward was a difficult process, and many were forced to leave their old lives behind completely. In A Wagner Matinee, written by Willa Cather, the characterization of Aunt Georgiana, a woman w...
  • Lanier's Musical Talent
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    Bowen 1 Musical and Religious Influences on Sidney Lanier's Poetry Arguably, a writer's works reflects many influences. After all, a writer is a product of his background, his times, and his geographical location, among other factors. Sidney Lanier was no exception. Like all other writers, he inevitably drew from his own experiences to create his works. An outstanding Southern poet, he wrote poetry widely recognized for its musical quality and religious feeling. Sidney Lanier was an outstanding ...
  • Misbehavin Musical
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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 dir...
  • Greate And New Music
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    Incredible to many others music is the most great art in the world i hope that you will enjoy having a great class in Rumania it must be great to know that when you are studying for a test creating basic rules could help you to make a nice and overview the last topic that was giving you in class. The most important thing to remember is that you should help people that is new in the carrer of music, playing a bass guitar could look easy but it is not because as a difference of the guitar you need...
  • Lifetime Achievement In American Music Composition
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    Cross 1 Gunther Schuller "Scholar, composer, conductor, teacher, author, music publisher, indefatigable advocate -- Gunther Schuller isn't merely a musician, he's a monopoly". This is a description by Alan Rich of Gunther Schuller in the New York Magazine in 1995. The description fits well with Gunther's personality. He was a do-all type of guy. He was often called the "practitioner of the 28-hour day". From an early age Gunther was a hard worker and extremely passionate in what he pursued. His ...
  • Great Composers
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    MUSICS ROMANCE COMPOSERS Remy Ireland My study covers Frederic Chopin, Giuseppe Verdi, Johannes Brahms, Bedrich Smetana, and Giacomo Puccini. All great composers in their own right. These gentlemen are some of the greatest composers of all time. Frederic Chopin was born in 1810 in Zelazowa Wol a near Warsaw Poland. His parents came from completely different cultures his father was French and his mother was Polish. Chopin have his first concert at age eight and began touring in 1828. Between 1829...
  • Drugs And Ted
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    1. Ted Nugent had a lot of influences in his life from great guitar players to just great mentors. First off, Jimi Hendrix was one of his biggest musical influences because Ted loved Jimi's style and music. Secondly, his father is, to him, his greatest mentor and has influenced him the most throughout his life in everything from music to hunting. Third, Charlton Heston, the leader of the NRA has been a hero to Ted. Ted has followed Heston throughout many years of his life. There are many other i...

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