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  • Molina And Valentin
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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 al...
  • Earliest Forms Of Music In Elizabethan Times
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    Music in Elizabethan England played a major role in society. From its earliest roots, which were poetry, this art form conveys the message of Elizabethan times appropriately. A quotation from The Merchant of Venice states: The man hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treason, stratagems, and spoils. The Elizabethan woman was expected to sing and play the lute or virginals. To be fashionable was to be musical. The Tudor sovereign included, alone, bet...
  • Music In The Play
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    In literature, music can be used both to enhance the mood of the plot and it can be used as an actual part of the plot or story line. In Shakespeare's play 'Much Ado About Nothing' music is used in both scenarios: both to set the mood and also as part of the actual story, serving as an event in the play, a necessary part in the sequence of events. The mood that is set by the music in the play seems to play a significant role in the progression of the plot in helping the audience become more awar...
  • Increasing Diversity Of Music
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    Today's Youth: Playing the guitar A recent trend that seems to be prevalent in the youth of our society today is the desire to play an instrument. I am a musician and want to help explain from other's experience as well as my own why playing an instrument is so popular among teens today. My father and other friends of his generation suggest that instrument playing has always been popular, but it's popularity seems to have increased dramatically over the past 25 years. Testaments such as these co...
  • Music Of The Ars Antiqua Time Period
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    Adam De La Halle and Ars Antiqua Time Period Life Summary Adam de la Halle is often referred to as the greatest of the long succession of post Medieval musicians. He was a poet, musician and innovator of the earliest French theater. He became famous for his use of polyphony and his theatrical productions. Adam originally trained for the clergy (the people of the church). Marriage interfered with his musical career; but with the help of some noble benefactors he was able to pursue musical studies...
  • Benefit Of Music Education
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    Why Music Is Important To Having A Complete Education With school budget cuts, and no music instruments, more and more people are beginning to realize the benefits of having music in education. Providing music as part of education helps develop intelligence that leads to greater success in school and in life. Everyone from VH 1 Save The Music to The National Association For Music Education agree that, "Every student in the nation should have an education in the arts". These two companies are doi...
  • Soft Music
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    Why do people walk down a busy city street ignoring others and not talking? Why are they ignorant to the homeless asking for change just to survive? And why do cross walk signs become life savers? I can tell you what's wrong with these people, music. Music works wonders for anyone and everyone. There is no way around music. It is everywhere and playing at all times. From people blasting music with twelve inch subwoofers in their car driving past on the street to the proud parents of a newborn pl...
  • Caribbean Steel Drum Music
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    The recording I listened to is called Carnival Favorites. It is Caribbean steel drum music. It is the majority of what people listen to and play in the Caribbean. It can be related to the genre of music known as techno. Usually a basic beat is repeated while a featured instrument such as steel drums plays a melody or song. Caribbean bands are mostly comprised of a drum set player, steel drum player, and a guitar and bass player. Other bands will add in other instruments such as a keyboard, bongo...
  • Lessons At Settlement Music School
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    Music in My Life Since my youth I have been obsessed with music, singing, listening, and playing. It wasn't until the sixth grade that I could truly begin the journey which would allow me to express myself musically. I received a saxophone for Christmas and began taking lessons at Settlement Music School, while I do not play anymore, the saxophone helped me understand and develop a learning process for music. After one year of saxophone, I realized that the perfect instrument for me was the guit...
  • Elizabethan Plays Including Shakespeare's Plays
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    Music in Shakespeare's Plays Elizabethans, during the time of the notorious William Shakespeare (1564-1616), were extremely sensitive to beauty and grace and had an undying enthusiasm for music and poetry. Music was a vital part of Elizabethan society; it was thought that a man who could not read music or understand it was poorly educated. The common entertainment and amusement was centered on music, song, and dance, people of all classes enjoyed the splendor of the music at this time. Since mus...
  • 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...
  • First Musical Instrument
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    Reviewer: Good morning, Adam! How are you doing? Adam Klipple: Hi! Very good, thanks! I was waiting your call. Reviewer: Music is playing so loud, what are you listening? Luis Armstrong? I'm not mistaken? Adam Klipple: Exactly! You aren't, its Luis Armstrong. Every morning I wake up with music. Reviewer: Oh I see, music became a part of you. Adam Klipple: Right. I cannot imagine my life without it anymore. Reviewer: So when did you know you were going to be a musician? Adam Klipple: It was in sc...
  • Most Popular Wedding Song
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    This is about a song, by the name of "Canon in D" composed by a German Pianist and Composer Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706). In musical terms, Canon is a composition in which each voice or part takes up the melody in turn and when combined, forms counterpoint as in singing rounds. It's melody is simple but very beautiful because of it's own style with the very simple and sweet harmony. It does have a lovely main theme. Pachelbel composed this song for violins. First the bass lays down a simple rhyt...
  • 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...
  • Known As Western Music
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    Music is sound arranged into patterns. It forms an important part of many cultural and social activities. It is one of the oldest arts known to men. Music takes many forms around the world. It plays an important part in all cultures. People use music in ceremonies, in work, and in personal and social actives. Most people use music in their religious services, and for their own satisfaction. Music provides people with a way to express their feelings and ideas. For example, a happy person may sign...
  • Rhythm And Music
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    Have you ever attempted to watch a television program with the volume on mute or tried to read someone's lips as they were talking to you from across the room? Sounds, moreover rhythm and music, are very important to human beings. Imagine a life where you could not hear your favorite song or listen to your favorite band. Music is one of the strongest forms of communication that we have because you may not be able to understand the words that are spoken but you can still read the notes of the mus...
  • 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...
  • Shakespeare's Music
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    William Shakespeare, who was recognized as one of literature's greatest influences, was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, 1564. His baptism was held on April 23rd, but there were no records on the date of his birth, therefore his birthday was pretended to be on April 23rd, 1564. William Shakespeare was the third of eight children to be born of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. William had composed 154 sonnets and written 37 plays through which he added about 1,500 words to the English language, some o...
  • Harmonic Beats Of Certain Types Of Music
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    Title: How Music affects the brain's productivity II Purpose: To assess which type of music: rock, reggae, classical, no music, and trance will raise or lower a right- handed junior male / female student ability to compute basic arithmetic problems. Independent Variable: The genre of music being played: rock, reggae, no music, classical, and trance. Independent Variable as a Cause: The brain is a muscle that thrives on stimulation whether it is from foods or math computation. The harmonic beats ...
  • True Talent For Music
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    Music is an ever-changing style. People listen to music of all types everyday. What most people don't know is what it takes to make that music they listen to. Today's music is a lot different than music prior to the 80's. Machines can almost do all the work for some of the songs you hear on the radio today, but there are still some groups who do it the real way. One of those groups is Dave Matthews Band. They have everything it takes to be a true musician. You must have 3 things to be a " real "...

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