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  • Physical Purity To The Song
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    Tori Amos is an unabashedly truthful songwriter and singer who builds her lyrics on personal experiences, uncertainties concerning religion and faith, and an undying desire to get in touch with her inner self. Amos's ong "Cooling" is a biography of one woman's life from childhood to death, and ultimately the heroic journey for purity. The first stanza of "Cooling" begins with Amos referring to the death of Speed Racer, a cartoon character. This image is essential in creating a childlike innocenc...
  • Siren Song
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    A Sirens comparison of Homer's "Odyessy" and Margaret Atwood's "Siren Song" Siren Comparison In the "Siren Song" there are three Sirens and in the "Odyssey" there are only two sirens. The Sirens in the "Odyssey" sing a song filled with passion and yearning to lure men to them. The Sirens in "Sirens Song" use a song of secrets to lure the men treacherously to their deaths. The "Sirens Song" Sirens use the mens own natural curiosity to bring the men to them. The "Odyssey" Sirens use enchantment an...
  • Banjo Songs
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    Song I am weaving a song of waters, Shaken from firm, brown limbs, Or heads thrown back in irreverent mirth. My song has the ush sweetness Of moist, dark lips Where hymns keep company With old forgotten banjo songs. Abandon tells you That I sing the heart of race While sadness whispers That I am the cry of a soul... A-shoutin' in de ole camp-meeting-place, A-strummin' o' de ole banjo. Singin' in de moonlight, Sobbin' in de dark. Singin', sobbin', strummin's low... Singin's low, sobbin' low. Stru...
  • Protest Songs And Poems
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    Protest Songs Essay Over the years, there have always been songs, and things to protest about. And what do you get when you put them together You get... Protest Songs!! Protest songs have been around for almost for ever, song artists used and still use their music to voice their opinion against things, therefore making it a form of protest. I am going to compare and contrast a poem from the Great Depression by Langston Hughes, and a modern song by Cake. Let me start by describing the protest poe...
  • Happy Pipe Sing Thy Songs
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    SONGS of INNOCENCE 1789 The Author & Printer W Blake SONGS 4 Introduction Piping down the valleys wild Piping songs of pleasant glee On a cloud I saw a child. And he laughing said to me. Pipe a song about a Lamb; 5 So I piped with merry clear, Piper pipe that song again -- So I piped, he wept to hear. Drop thy pipe thy happy pipe Sing thy songs of happy clear, 10 So I sung the same again While he wept with joy to hear Piper sit thee down and write In a book that all may read -- So he vanish'd fr...
  • Cure The Song
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    "The final years of the 1970's saw the emergence of a new style of pop music that would continue in popularity into the early 1980's. This music was known, by its fans at that time, as New Wave" (web). "New Wave " had a particular style that utilized the synthesizer as a main instrument. The synthesizer was a machine that electronically produced music. It gave a certain artificial and metallic feel to the music. The Cure and Erasure, bands formed during that period of time, were some of the band...
  • Civil War Songs
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    The War Between the States was complex. If you wish to understand the events, you should refer to a textbook. Music of the time, however, helps us delve into people's thoughts and opinions on the war, slavery, and many other important issues in our country's history. Prior to the civil war, American music followed its European roots. During the civil war, American music began to develop in its own way, largely influenced by the music of the African-Americans. The war produced many well-known son...
  • Cool Song
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    When I sat down to do a Listening report last night, I started thinking, 'Who am I kidding?'. I am never going to push myself to listen to 15 Jazz CD's in a week and a half, so Iam going to do the remainder of my listening reports on music that I like to listen to. You may think it defeats the purpose of listening reports, but that's not true. What these guys play may sound like heavily distorted noise, and too much yelling played at way too high of volumes to the average adult, and honestly, it...
  • Jan 16 2000 No Doubt
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    In the be gaining - In Anaheim California Eric Stefani Gwens older brother would write songs like (Stick it in a hole) about a pencil sharpener, and forcing Gwen to song with John their singer. In December of 1986 their singer John Spence quits and forces Gwen to sing at their first gig. In the summer of 1987 Gwen and Tony (their basses) start going out. December 21-1987 John Spence shots him self in a park in Anaheim Cal. In the spring of 1988 the heavy metal guitarist Tom, a college student, r...
  • Weakness Of The Song Dynasty
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    The Song Dynasty The Song dynasty lasted over 300 years, from 960 to 1279. Their history is divided into two periods of Northern and Southern Song. The Song period was one of China's most peaceful and prosperous era. However the Song government was corrupt and weak. The Song Dynasty, or Sung Dynasty was a period in which the Chinese government was very weak. In the beginning General Chao K'u ang-yin, also known as Sung T'ai Tsu, was forced to become emperor in order to unify China. Sung " ai Tsu...
  • Gallimards Love For Song
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    Misinterpreted Identities A person may search their whole life for love. Some are lucky enough to find the perfect someone, and some are not. The one's who are not as lucky can sometimes create their own idea of their ideal partner, but never actually find them. In D.H. Hwang's play M. Butterfly, a man by the name of Gallimard creates his own idea of the perfect partner. He falls in love with a woman by the name of Song, who turns out to be not what he expected. Song is actuality a Chinese spy d...
  • Collaboration Between Jay Z And Panjabi Mc
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    English meets Punjabi In recent years pop and rap musicians have been collaborating with many artists that have different musical backgrounds like rock and metal. The new trend nowadays has been an influence from the Middle East with many songs having belly dancing beats in the background. The song I have chosen to discuss is a collaboration between Jay Z and Panjabi MC, the single is called "Beware of the boys" and it features a mixture of bhang ra beats and a sample from the '80's hit televisi...
  • Song's Rule Two
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    I think Song's 'rules' may possibly be accurate in his / her mind. After all, Song has deceived a somewhat intelligent individual for over twenty years. I saying, Song:' Rule One is ' Men always believe what they want to hear. ' (82) I don't think that is entirely accurate, but Song has proven it to be throughout the play in dealing with Gillimard. So basically in that area Song's 'rule' applies. Gillimard wanted to believe his 'love' was indeed a young, Oriental woman. He refused to acknowledge...
  • Gallimard The Fantasy
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    From here on, Gallimard is utterly lost in fantasy about what is real and what is not. Disassociate personality gives Gallimard the fantasy when truth is too much for him too handle. He often behaves as though he was as made up as Song. In his head, he was playing out his fantasy. This is his coping method (K irwin 62-64). After years of dreaming, lusting, fixated about Song, he still cannot tell self-deception from truth. He greets her with, Not again. My imagination is hell (Hwang 1251). Song ...
  • Songs Like Northern Dixie
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    CLUE: AMERICA S DEADLIEST SONGS: AN EXPLORATION OF MUSIC FROM THE CIVIL WAR The Battle Hymn of the Republic and Dixie are the two main answers people give when asked what songs they most relate to the civil war. The Clue actually showed many others relating to the civil war, the insight their words give, and even variations of the Battle Hymn of the republic. One song for example, The Battle Cry of Freedom, kept talking about the Union soldiers rallying around the flag. This was indicative of th...
  • Song Back
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    Stand By Me Stand By Me, is a film written in 1986, that focuses on the two day journey of four best friends. The music in the film is one that is mostly song scoring. The music in this film was chosen very well. It was even pop song scoring. This movie has two main examples of music that I would like to point out, starting with moodsetting, it then moves to song scoring. This film uses moodsetting very well, in the very beginning, Gordie, one of the stars, sits in his car as an old man. In the ...
  • Their New Song
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    Blink 182 (mark, tom and travis) began with their album called dude ranch which was their start with popularity. Their first major song was "all the small things" in the video they ran naked inspiring other young teens to follow in their footsteps. They were a fun-loving band that loved to make fun of other entertainers. Their next project was box car racer which was good at first, but it went downfall as soon as they released the single "there is". They waited a while, then teamed up with tim a...
  • One Song
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    It is hard to choose a single song that best describes every emotion I was ever been confronted with. I was not about to find a song that happened to be my favorite at the moment. Music is everything to me and Lifehouse's, "Everything" describes who I am and who I always will be. The chorus is, "How can I stand here by you without being moved by you?" This line expresses my emotions for any person I have ever encountered. Whether you have been influenced by a person in a positive or negative way...
  • Pink's Song The Speaker
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    "Family Portrait" by Pink and "I'm okay" by Christina Aguilera express being hurt by family. The idea is to understand why these two songs are so much alike yet they are different. The lyrics are very emotional because the artists describe the hurt inflicted on them by family. The songs are belted out in such a powerful manner that the audience can only imagine what really went on. While Christina depends on her mother to survive, Pink believes her father can make things well again. Each artist ...
  • Dc's Songs
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    This concert took place at the Pyramid Arena in Memphis Tennessee. The main performance was by AC / DC and the band Gutted Snake opened for them. The members of AC / DC are Malcolm Young on guitar, Angus Young on guitar, Brian Johnson on vocals, Cliff Williams on bass, and Phil Rudd on drums. Gutted Snake opened at 7: 30 PM and played until 8: 00 PM. There was a remission, and AC / DC started at 8: 30. They continued playing until around 11: 00 PM. AC / DC played songs from all of their records....

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