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  • Form And Mood Through Word Painting
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    Cruda Amarilli The madrigal is a distinctive type of secular song that originated in Italy. It was an aristocratic form of poetry and music that flourished at small Italian courts. In the piece, Cruda Amarilli, Monteverdi uses many musical devices that are typical of a madrigal. The lyrics in this song are repeated, the music accompanies the text in interesting ways, and there is a wide range of vocal notes. After listening to the piece just once you can immediately feel the unrequited love Mont...
  • Music Presentation
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    Empathy project ~ Reflect on the project you have chosen completed. Has your perception been altered in anyway? Was it easy to be empathetic? Consider issues in your term project relationship that would benefit from the use of empathy. Use your empathy building skills. What are you the results? Use specific examples. The event, which I attended, was called 'Music-a-la-Carte' with the presentation, being the four handed piano. I had no idea as to what was attending except that it included music. ...
  • Hildegard's Musical Style
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    In order to understand how Aquinas affected both Hildegard and Guillaume, one must look at a bit of background of each. To start, Aquinas believed "everything is arranged in ascending order to God, the only necessary, self-sufficient being". Aquinas also believed that faith and reason constitute two harmonious realms. They are not the same. Hildegard was born before Aquinas and therefore could not have been directly affected by his modernization of western thought. However, Hildegard was brought...
  • Electronic Musical Instruments
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    The technology learning process can help teachers manage information in their daily work more effectively. Word processing software allows text-based documents to be entered, edited, formatted, and printed. This is a helpful tool for creating recital programs, handouts, and tests. Database software stores and retrieves records for instrument inventories, class lists, and attendance. Electronic musical instruments may be defined as those that generate sound electronically rather than acoustically...
  • Their Freedom Of Free Music
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    Napster The Napster Controversy In the controversy against Napster, many supporters fight to keep their freedom alive. This case is about whether the plaintiffs can use their control of music copyrights to achieve control over Napster's decentralized technology and prevent it from transforming the Internet in ways that might undermine their present choke hold on music promotion and distribution. This small state of affairs has caused a huge clash in the way the people of the United States feel a...
  • Music Therapy Program
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    Music Therapy During the past thirty years, concepts in the mental health profession have undergone continuous and dramatic changes. A relatively new type of therapy is musical therapy, which incorporates music into the healing process. Music therapy also is changing, and its concepts, procedures, and practices need constant reevaluation in order to meet new concepts of psychiatric treatment. The idea of music as a healing influence which could affect health and behavior is as least as old as th...
  • Use Of Similar Music Programs
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    Subject: Computerized Musical Composition General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: My purpose is to inform the audience about how to create a basic computerized musical composition through the use of their own personal computer. Supporting Materials: Acid 2.0 Manual Interview with Michael Linney Introduction A. Considering the fact that since we are all college students, most of us usually use our personal computers to write papers or do some sort of class project using a word processing pro...
  • Structure The Viewers Emotions Towards The Prisoners
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    Documentaries serve to draw a response through the use of literary techniques in order to present a particular point of view. Michael Cordell's Music and Murder subscribes to this principle, the documentary focuses on three men serving prison sentences for taking a life and how music has changed and shaped their outlook on their own lives. Music, structure, verbal language and selection of detail all work on the viewers emotions which serve to draw a positive response towards rehabilitation in p...
  • Use Of Music As A Healing Tool
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    MUSIC AS A TEACHING AND HEALING TOOL Music is a remarkable tool to be used to dramatically increase learning and healing in the classroom. Its successful role has been documented throughout the academic community, yet, its use has not been widely utilized by teachers. Since Aristotle, music has been considered one of the forces used to teach. Moreover, for more than half a century the psychiatric and the educational communities have studied, analyzed and implemented the use of music as a healing...
  • Greek Music
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    A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. ' - W.H. Auden. This quote best explains the complex art of music. Music is an elaborate art form that will always remain ever changing. Music developed drastically from it's beginning in the Prehistoric era to the 14th Century. The exact origin of music is unknown. It is known that music was used in prehistoric times in magical or spiritual rituals but no other use is known. This knowledge is bo...
  • End To Copyright Infringement Through Digital Music
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    Every day, billions and billions of bytes of information trade hands over the Internet. Often, this data is copyrighted, thereby making its sharing illegal. Information can range from online books to computer applications, games, movies, and even cross-stitch needlework patterns. But possibly the largest percentage consists of one specific kind of media: digital music. Programs have popped up all over the market to take part in this mass media exchange. Gnutella, Scour, iMesh, Cut eMX, and the l...
  • Vivaldi's Music
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    Antonio Vivaldi was born on March 4th, 1678, in Venice, Italy, and died on July 28, 1741, in Vienna, Austria. His father, a barber and a talented violinist at Saint Mark's Cathedral himself, had helped him in trying a career in music and made him enter the Cappella di San Marco orchestra, where he was an appreciated violinist. In 1703 Vivaldi became a priest and acquired the nickname 'The Red Priest', since he had red hair. He had become a priest against his own will because it was the only poss...
  • Language Use In Musical Practice
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    In talking with Malawian youths about language choice in rap music, the concept of "message" comes up again and again, emphasizing the perceived social function of the music and the importance of language as a vehicle for transmitting meaning effectively. Performers constantly refer to their efforts at conveying messages in their songs, and hip hop supporters often speak about finding and enjoying messages in the mainly American rap music they hear on radio or cassettes. Within the discursive fi...
  • Word With Several Meanings To Some Music
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    Images of Music. Music, is a word with several meanings, to some music is simply entertainment, and something they enjoy listening to when they are bored, of going out. For others it is an escape, a sanctuary away from the world, society, and the chaos that might surround their everyday lives. Music plays a very important role in our everyday lives; it can reflect how someone feels towards an individual or an object or it can evoke suppressed emotions. In general, music is a form of expression f...
  • Music Production And Use
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    Music has always been an integral component of peoples' lives and communities in general and so the development of music and / or styles is important to advance and update music with modern life. The ongoing development of music technology (both making it and capturing it) has always been about enhancing the sound, tone and quality of the recorded performance and also to increase the oral pleasure of the listener. The origins of electronic music can be traced back to the audio analytical work of...
  • Music Lyrics And Videos
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    Music, by definition, is "the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity" (Webster 781). This particular form of art has transcended time, serving as a form of expression used by people of every cultural background in nearly every country in the world; most importantly, in that of American society. There aren't many people in this free world who don't listen to some form of it. Among...
  • One Other Style Of Music
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    After seventeenth-century Japan was forced from isolation into contact with the western world, Japanese music was first brought to the ears of people beyond the country's shores. Distinct and ethereal though it is, the development and various roles of a few of Japan's many pre-modern styles shows not the expression of a singular Japanese tradition, but rather the intermingling of the music belonging to cultures and kingdoms as distinct as China, India, Vietnam, Korea, and Indonesia. From differe...
  • Music Evokes Emotions
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    'Music' is a word with several meanings, to some it is simply entertainment, a pleasure they enjoy indulging in when they are bored of going out. For others it is an escape, a sanctuary away from the world, society, and the chaos that surrounds their hectic, everyday lives. Music plays a very important role in the very fabric of our lives; often used to reflect how someone feels towards an individual or an object or to evoke suppressed emotions. A good friend of mine has written a dark, depressi...
  • 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...
  • Film Romeo And Juliet
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    Movies often use different techniques to attract a certain age group. The director of Romeo and Juliet, Baz Luhrmann, shot this film with an urban atmosphere which target the teenagers especially. Baz Luhrmann manipulated Shakespeare's greatest romantic story from the Renaissance period background to this modern time period background. The film Romeo and Juliet used actors, costumes, and music to appeal all the teenagers around the world. The film Romeo and Juliet used Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo...

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