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  • Use Assessment Instruments
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    Assessment Center sAn Assessment Center can be defined as 'a variety of testing techniques designed to allow candidates to demonstrate, under standardized conditions, the skills and abilities that are most essential for success in a given job' (Coleman, 1987), it consists of a standardized evaluation of behavior based on multiple evaluations including oral exercises, counseling simulations, problem analysis exercises, interview simulations, role play exercises, written report / analysis exercise...
  • Bass Drum And A Cymbal
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    The History of the Drumset Drums are among the most ancient and diverse of all musical instruments (Jaffe 2). The power of the rhythm and drums has long been respected (2). The drumset however, in its current configuration, is a relatively recent addition to the percussionist's repertoire. It has only been in existence since around the 1930's (Aldriage 5). This information introduces the question of how did the drumset evolve to its current condition In his book Guide to Vintage Drums, John Aldr...
  • Use Of Instruments In Worship
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    INSTRUMENTS IN WORSHIP? One of the most debated issues in today's church is instruments in worship. There have been many arguments for the use of instruments, but none of which are accurate. The one debating for instruments must ignore biblical silence and add on to what God has ordained. The two most widely used arguments for instruments are: there is no condemnation of the use of instruments and that instruments are used in the same manner as a visual aid is in preaching. One can argue that th...
  • Modern Players Use Hand
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    Woodwinds: 1. Flute: The flute is made in the form of an open cylindrical air column about 66 cm long. Its fundamental pitch is middle C (C 4) and it has a range of about three octaves to C 7. Sound is produced from a flute by blowing onto a sharp edge, causing air enclosed in a tube to vibrate. The modern flute was developed by Theobald Boehm who experimented with it from 1832 to 1847, desiring to give it a bigger tone. He finally produced a parabolic (bowl-shaped) head joint attached to a cyli...
  • Pilots Information
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    Aerospace Psychology 1. The complicated task of piloting an aircraft can be broken into two broad categories. The first is keeping the aircraft flying. The second is arriving at a given destination. The second is always being effected by the first. Unlike a car, small deviation in course can over great distances cause the aircraft to arrive hundreds of miles from the target destination. To successfully accomplish the task, safe arrival, the larger tasks can be sub-divided into three categories. ...
  • Sterility Of Every Single Processed Instrument
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    The only way to ensure that sterilization has occurred is to use the biological monitoring methods. This is because these are the only tests done which show whether or not actual microbial life has been killed. Biological methods are the only ones which are recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), the AMA (American Medical Association), OSHA, and OSA P (Office Safety and Asepsis Procedures Foundati...
  • Bridges Of Modern String Instruments
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    Neil Proff Music History The Physical Evolution of the Keyboard: From Monochord to Harpsichord Since the first person heard the wind whistle through the trees or the sea in a seashell humans have been drawn to sound. Being the oppressive and ingenious species that we are we felt the need to capture these sounds and any others that we could to keep for our own. Eventually people like Pythagoras and gods such as Apollo found that by stretching materials and picking / plucking them that they would ...
  • Musical Instruments
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    The musical instruments collection of the metropolitan museum holds approximately five thousand examples from six continents and the pacific islands dating from about 300 B.C. to the present. In this exhibit we can find all categories of instrument present in our history. Indeed, classified by continents and different region of the world, the categories of instrument presented are: wind instruments (brass, wood), string instruments, percussions, and other typical ancient instruments. We can make...
  • Chemical Methods Of Qualitative Analysis
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    Analytical Chemistry Analytical Chemistry is the branch of chemistry principally concerned with determining the chemical composition of materials, which may be solids, liquids, gases, pure elements, compounds, or complex mixtures. In addition, chemical analysis can characterize materials but determining their molecular structures and measuring such physical properties as pH, color, and solubility. Wet analysis involves the studying of substances that have been submerged in a solution and microan...
  • Harps From The Scop's Time Period
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    Scop Harp The harp known as hear pe or in old English was sometimes used by the scop during the Anglo-Saxon time period. The kind of harp a scop used had a triangular frame, known as a "triangular harp". The triangular harp made its first appearance in Scotland during the 9th Century, and was normally made from animal bones instead of wood. A scop's harp however was always made from wood; it would have between 9 to 20 strings and range in height from 14 to 30 inches high. The strings would usual...
  • Actual Playing Of The Didgeridoo
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    If you have ever watched the television show "Survivor" or a "Foster's" commercial you have probably heard that annoying but rather interesting noise in the background music. The instrument that is capable of making such a strange noise is called a didgeridoo. The didgeridoo is a strange type of trumpet that is used by the Aboriginal people of northern Australia. It is used just as we use our musical instruments for singing and dancing or ceremony and entertainment. It is thought to be one of th...
  • Horn Players In Order
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    In Prehistoric times, the bell was pointed forwards above the head. It was used to make a lot of noise in battle. It could only produce one or two notes. Around the 1600's, shells and animal horns used for signalling, particularly in hunting. These were gradually replaced by metal instruments which were made longer in order to get more notes to give more complicated signals. As they increased in length, they were coiled up to make them easier to handle and to use on horseback. They called them c...
  • Renaissance Instruments The Renaissance
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    The Structure and Style of Renaissance Music In the Renaissance period, composers began experimenting with harmony in their work. Imitative polyphony, monophonic solo and polychoral music was the main style in the Renaissance. Imitative polyphony is when all the voices in a piece of music move at the same speed and share the development of the piece in a way that later became known as Fugue. Polychoral music is similar to polyphony but is written for choirs, usually to be sung in church. Monopho...
  • Modern Brass Instruments
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    The baritone has a long history. It all started in the early 18th century with an instrument called the serpent. This snake-like tube was made of either wood, brass or silver, and its tuning wasn't good. It had six finger holes (valves wern't invented yet) in the beginning, but later more were added. It was used in military bands as a marching bass, but it could also be found supporting the bass part in church choirs. Players of the serpent needed to be extraordinary musicians, because when put ...

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