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Mozart
Mozart
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27th, 1756. He was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Pertl. Leopol was a very successful composer, voilinist, and the assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. Mozart showed musical talent at a very young age. By age five he was composing minuets.And at age six he played before the Bavarian Elector and the Austrian Empress.His father taught him, but said teahcing Wolfgang was hard because he knew so much already. His fath
Everyone remembers Michael Jackson's red leather j
Everyone remembers Michael Jackson's red leather j
MTV Everyone remembers Michael Jackson\'s red leather jacket covered with zippers and the sexy style of Madonna. MTV, or music television, nationally publicizes these images and entertainers, and others like them. The station also promotes an idealized teen lifestyle, reflecting the images of these famous artists, that contrasts with the realities of the Generation X lifestyle. While some view the station as illustrated radio or an entertainment network for viewers\' pleasure, others more acc
Music And Censorship
Music And Censorship
Music And Censorship In our society today, some musicians and their music drain and plague the moral and spiritual well-being of the people; therefore, censorship offers a necessary action that we must take to keep the world from becoming a land of decadence. The musicians lives are not examples for the children or the adults. The lyrics of many songs are not suitable for anyone. All types of music need some kind of censorship. Censorship makes a person realize that music is good for the heart.
Music And Violence
Music And Violence
Music And Violence Rap music can be considered a style of art, and a way for the artists to express feelings through their words on paper. However, there are quite a few rap artists that get criticized for their lyrics. In my essay, I want to discuss why rappers use certain lyrics in their music and why people shouldn’t believe that it causes violence among the younger generations. People shouldn’t censor the music just because of violent, vulgar and abusive messages it promotes to the world. I
Music History
Music History
Music History Music has been a great influence in the lives of many people through lyrics and rhythm. There are many different styles that can be performed by either a male or female. Music has been around for many years and is constantly changing. Music has been divided into six periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Twentieth Century. Music is written in symbols that represent musical sounds. The system of written symbols is called Musical Notation. The primary requirement o
Music In Middle Ages
Music In Middle Ages
Music In Middle Ages The middle ages, (450- 1450), after the Roman empire fell this was a time of great change through chaos. The later part of the middle ages brought a period of growth with religious structures and universities. Most of society in the beginning of this era was influenced by the Roman Catholic church. During the middle ages the Roman Catholic church’s official music was the Gregorian chant, named after Pope Gregory I. This music was sung without instruments, set to sacred Lati
Music Influence On Society
Music Influence On Society
Music Influence On Society Music has been around for thousands of years. Music appeals to everyone. When was the last time you have heard someone say, I hate all music.? Lately though music has been criticized for corrupting teen\'s minds. Rap is being blamed for all the crimes and murders in cities all over America and heavy metal is being blamed for giving teens only dark images and thoughts in their minds. Although the media and public criticize rap and rock music and blame the music for i
Music Of Early Times
Music Of Early Times
Music Of Early Times Early music is based mainly on the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras. Many people like to define Early Music as ending in 1750, with the death of J.S. Bach. This is a handy date, but it misses the various stylistic changes taking place around that time, i.e. the emergence of the gallant and pre-classical idioms in close proximity to the final flowering of the baroque proper. To add even more confusion, this is also not clear-cut. As with everything else, B
Piano Teaching Methods
Piano Teaching Methods
Piano Teaching Methods There is lots of piano teaching method and each one has its strengths and weaknesses. Now, I am going to inform you about the most common three methods for children – Alfred, Suzuki, Amadeus. First of all, the Alfred method uses visual things such as colored pictures and graphics – using software, compact discs, and /or cassettes is the newest updated one in this method (Piano Teaching Method 1). As you know, a picture is the greatest friend to children and it helps the
Punk Era
Punk Era
Punk Era Sex, drugs, and rock and roll was the rallying cry for a movement that changed American culture forever. Rock and roll first startled the American scene in the mid-1950’s, but no one then could have predicted the remarkable vitality and staying power of this new music. The early tradition of rock has gone through many transitions. Provocative and outlandish stage attire and behavior have been an important resource since the birth of rock and roll. Decades following the birth of rock
Rap And Violence
Rap And Violence
Rap And Violence Since the late 1980\'s rap music has been called the Anti Christ in our culture, because of it\'s so-called influence in people\'s life. People swear up and down that the music is why people, specially the youth resort to violent crimes. I think by saying this they are trying to cover up the real truth by giving simple answers. Rap is defined as a style of popular music consisting of improvised rhymes performed to a rhythmic accompaniment. The first rap song was made in the lat
Rap As Art
Rap As Art
Rap As Art INTRODUCTION The word artist is a term that is used to describe professions such as painters, chefs, and even musicians. Painters use paints and canvas as their medium, chefs use food for their delicacy, and musicians use the words and musical instruments to create the art of sound. Even within this, the terms of chief, painters, and musicians encompass many facets. For example, some chiefs specialize only in pastries, some painters only work with watercolor, or the in the instance
Rap History
Rap History
Rap History Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song Rapper\'s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlight. The 1980’
Rap Music
Rap Music
Rap Music Often times when people hear about Hip Hop/Rap music, they fill paint a picture in their heads of black men cussing, guns, marijuana, lots of gold, and girls looking like prostitutes. Parents and teachers put an image in their kids head that Rap music is bad, and they don\'t want their kids to be influenced by something that is negative. With the way Rap music is advertised in the US, I would have to agree with that looking at it from an average parents point of view. But what people
Rent Musical
Rent Musical
Rent Musical There\'s a scene in the new musical RENT that may be the quintessential romantic moment of the \'90s. Roger, a struggling rock musician, and Mimi, a junkie who\'s a dancer at an S/M club, are having a lovers\' quarrel when their beepers go off and each takes out a bottle of pills. It\'s the signal for an AZT break, and suddenly they realize that they\'re both HIV-positive. Clinch. Love duet. If you don\'t think this is romantic, consider that Jonathan Larson\'s sensational music
Rodgers And Hammerstein
Rodgers And Hammerstein
Rodgers And Hammerstein There are many well-known lyricists and composers, but only a few leave such a mark as Rodgers and Hammerstein. This duo produced nine musical plays during their partnership and caused a profound change in musical comedy. They set the standards that are followed to this day in musical history. They created the modern musical that we all know and love. Before they became Rodgers and Hammerstein, they were simply Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, both of New York C
Romantic Period
Romantic Period
Romantic Period A New Step in Music Since the beginning of organized music in the Middle Ages, like all the other fields of creativity and study, such as art, philosophy, and architecture, music has made leaps and bounds in the flow of progression. The Romantic period was a time when music began to take on a different meaning. The music began to become more subjective as opposed to objective music of the Classical period. The artist or composer became much more important as an individual. An ex
Scott Joplin
Scott Joplin
Scott Joplin In the late 1890’s ; a craze for a new kind of music called ragtime swept the country off it’s feet. Instant popularity of ragtime increased before the turn of the century. By 1910, the ragtime mania reached its peak in all elements of music: popular dance, theater, and movie music. Scott Joplin was a young black man that mastered and polish this subtle art. Born in Texarkana, Texas on November 29, 1868, Scott became facinated with the piano at an early age and was mentored by a
Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky is not only one of the corner stones of Russian musical culture and world music.... It\'s at the same time creative and technical encyclopedia to which every Russian has reference in the course of his own work (Cross and Ewen, 1025), said Dimitri Shostakovich. Peter Iltich Tchaikovsky is considered one of the best composers of all time. In this paper you will see how Tchaikovsky\'s life was difficult and memorable. Peter Tchaikovsky was born in Votinsk, in the district
Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur Only God can judge me/ Nobody else/ Nobody else/ All you other mutha *censored*as/ get out of my business, said by Tupac Shakur at the beginning of his song, Only God Can Judge Me. Tupac was a gangster rap artist who practiced what he preached. Because of his profanity and lyrics, people say he should be censored. He has the right to rap about whatever he wishes, because it’s his way to expressing his feelings, it’s not against the law, and it’s the truth. Tupac uses a lot of p
Cybele
Cybele
Cybele Cybele, officially known as Mater Deum Magna Idea (Great Idean Mother of the Gods). The Great Mother was especially prominent in the art of the empire. She usually appears with a mural crown and veil, seated on a throne or in a chariot, and accompanied by two lions. Cybele was the Phrygian form of the nature deity of all Asia Minor, she was a universal mother, parent not only of the gods but also human beings and beasts. She was called the Mountain Mother, and special emphasis was placed
Greek And Roman Mythology
Greek And Roman Mythology
Greek And Roman Mythology Greek and Roman mythology have many similarities between them. Each type has there own set of Gods and Goddesses, although they were worshiped for similar reasons. The following will explain each God or Goddess and explain how they compare to each other. The King of Gods in Greek Mythology is known as Zeus. Zeus was the ruler of the sky, and had the power to create thunderstorms and lightning as well as earthquakes. He was the child of Cronus and Rhea. As the story goe
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology Greek Mythology, beliefs and ritual observances of the ancient Greeks, who became the first Western civilization about 2000 BC. It consists mainly of a body of diverse stories and legends about a variety of gods. Greek mythology had become fully developed by about the 700s BC. Three classic collections of myths-Theogony by the poet Hesiod and the Iliad and the Odyssey by the poet Homer-appeared at about that time. Greek mythology has several distinguishing characteristics. The G
Roman And Greek Mythology
Roman And Greek Mythology
Roman And Greek Mythology Greek and Roman mythology have many similarities between them. Each type has there own set of Gods and Goddesses, although they were worshiped for similar reasons. The following will explain each God or Goddess and explain how they compare to each other. The King of Gods in Greek Mythology is known as Zeus. Zeus was the ruler of the sky, and had the power to create thunderstorms and lightning as well as earthquakes. He was the child of Cronus and Rhea. As the story goe
Telemachus And Penelope
Telemachus And Penelope
Telemachus And Penelope The disagreement between Telemachus and Penelope arises from differing opinions on the entertainment of Phemius. Phemius is singing the tale of the Greek warriors of Troy and their homecomings when Penelope descends from her chambers to protest this choice of music. She scolds him, and orders him to stop because he has reminded her of Odysseus, who’s long lost at sea. Telemachus rebukes his mother by protesting that the bard has the right to sing anything he wishes. He t
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion You wake up in the morning and find yourself back to back in bed with an unconscious violinist. A famous unconscious violinist. He has been found to have a fatal kidney ailment, and the Society of Music Lovers have canvassed all the available medical records and found that you alone have the right blood type to help. They have therefore kidnapped you, and last night the violinist\'s circulatory system was plugged into yours, so that your kidneys can be used to extract poisons from his
Anarchist Utopia
Anarchist Utopia
Anarchist Utopia The world is in turmoil. Wars are fought solely for economic gain, children are shooting their fellow classmates, people are starving, and people are dying. But why is this happening? Why do these things have to happen? Well, they don’t have to happen. This is all a result of corrupt governments caring for nothing but money. These governments are sending their own citizens to war, and they do not care who gets killed, just which side wins. This is unjust and must not continue.
Animals And Humans
Animals And Humans
Animals And Humans 1. There is an enormous different between the life of humans and other animals. First of all, humans are clearly at the top of significance for the simple reason that they are at the top of food chain. This is what allows people to dictate society. Combine this with the fact that humans have the ability to reason, and it is clear that people have more of a significance. It is as simple as this, no other species as the ability to end the entire world with tools which they have
Confucius
Confucius
Confucius As Confucius\' philosophy still remains in the heart of many Chinese people. His images of the greatest professional teacher of all time, the greatest philosopher in Chinese history and his influence toward the future and the past 2000 years of Chinese civilization has made his thought the essence of the Chinese culture. He always said the importance of teaching could change the future of the civilization. And he also encouraged his students to explore the various things to learn, but
God Existence
God Existence
God Existence ...god is dead and no one cares drowning in his own hypocrisy and if there is a hell I will see you there burning with your god in humility... —Trent Reznor, from Heresy Does God exist? As you can see above, even the most vile human beings acknowledge him. But trying to argue for or against the idea that God exists is much more difficult than believing that he exists or even acknowledging that there is a higher power. Even Charles Darwin—the British naturalist who developed th
Greek Philosophers
Greek Philosophers
Greek Philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle had virtually the same beliefs about man\'s relation to the State, although Plato\'s political theory of the State was more rational than Socrates or Aristotle\'s. Socrates, Plato and Aristotle all believed that man was not self-sufficient, they believed man would be most happy living in a State. They also believed that all men wanted to live the truly good life where they could be in tune with the truth and achieve their ultimate goals. Although
Nietzsche
Nietzsche
Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche, a unique philosopher had some very interesting ideas about people’s human values and personality types. In this essay I will explain what I like and dislike about his Master Morality & his antithesis to this, Slave Morality. According to Nietzche, all morality is a manifestation of the will to power. The other is driven by the will to power but attempts to deny this. The term master morality refers to all the values of the psychologically strong willed peopl
Philosophy Of Religion
Philosophy Of Religion
Philosophy Of Religion Philosophy of Religion, by David Elton Trueblood is an attempt to fathom not religion as a whole, but the thought processes that are the basis of modern religious thought. The book makes no attempt to explain any individual religious preferences or motifs, only to gauge the reasons for religion in its entirety. While Trueblood doesn\'t pass judgment on other religions, his personal beliefs are apparent. He is a Protestant Christian, and has been writing books on religion s
Plato's Republic
Plato's Republic
Plato\'s Republic Virtues contribute to people’s actions in today’s society. Society as a whole has a common set of virtues that many people agree on. In today’s society, these are known as laws. Virtues also mold the individual outlook on life, and give them the moral’s to do what is right. In The Republic, Plato divides the city into three classes: gold, silver, as well as bronze and iron souls. Each class is designated to posses a specific virtue. He believes that wisdom, courage, moderation
Politics
Politics
Politics The many of whom none is individually an excellent man, nevertheless can when joined together be better-not as individuals but all together-than those [who are the best], just as dinners contributed [by many] can be better than those equipped from a single expenditure. (Page 101) When it came to ruling the city, Plato believed that the best ruler would be the philosopher. That person who know what would be best for the citizens and the city as a whole. He did not trust the masses. He
Prejudice
Prejudice
Prejudice Prejudice has been apart of human beings since the beginning of time. People hold disparaging views towards other groups because of sex, race, color and religious beliefs. If our society hopes to move forward and continue to be productive, prejudice must stop. In a time when the world is advanced as it ever has been, prejudice still remains a major problem. Discovering the roots of prejudice, and being able to understand prejudice views, we as a society will be able to find solutions
Racial Equality In America
Racial Equality In America
Racial Equality In America Throughout the history of the country, America has been considered a fairly racist union. Undoubtedly the greatest injustice in the United States to this day is the white’s treatment of African-Americans, specifically slavery. The vast majority of non-black people of that time believed that blacks were not equal to other races. White Americans of the slavery period specifically held this view. It was nearly impossible for a black to live free in America, and it was ev
Red Cocoon
Red Cocoon
Red Cocoon Generally speaking, the purpose of most forms of artistic expression such as literary art, music, or art itself is a mode by which the author can express him/herself with. They use their respective skills and/or interests to convey feelings or thoughts on any given topic. Short fiction is by no means exempt from this. Many writers use their literary skills to express dreams, aspirations, opinions, or even political viewpoints. In order to make a dertermination of a probable origin fo
Reincarnation
Reincarnation
Reincarnation Reincarnation has been the talk for thousands of years. The gospels say when the Christian Master (Jesus) asked Whom say the people that I am?, One answered Jesus was John the Baptist returned. It was well known by then John the Baptist had been decapitated long before. Others said He was regarded as the reincarnation either of Elias or of Jerimias. They both had been dead for centuries. This indicates how popular the subject was then, also among the Romans, Greeks, Egyptian
Rousseau Ideas
Rousseau Ideas
Rousseau Ideas Jean Jacques Rousseau was a very famous french philosopher. He wrote many popular stories and operas during his life. He was a very smart man who was born into a disturbed family. Jean Jacques Rousseau was born in Geneva on June 28th, in 1712. Rousseau’s mother died while giving birth to him. His father was a very violent tempered man and he paid little attention to Jean’s training. His father would eventually desert him. The fact that his father deserted him gave Jean a passion
Supremacy Idea By West And Torgovnick
Supremacy Idea By West And Torgovnick
Supremacy Idea By West And Torgovnick Both Cornel West and Marianna De Marco Torgovnick discuss the idea of supremacy, Manichean theologies, and authoritarian behavior in their essays. However, they deal with these ideas differently and for different reasons. In West s essay, Malcolm X and Black Rage , he explains Mal colm X s views on how to transfer black rage in such a way that it would reject supremacy. In Torgovnick s essay, On Being White, Female, and Born in Bensonhurst , she writes how
Therapeutic Approaches
Therapeutic Approaches
Therapeutic Approaches This essay will focus upon an appraisal of the package of therapeutic care which is experienced by a selected client. The intention is to consider the rational for and the relationship between care, treatment and other therapeutic interventions in effectively meeting the clients needs. Within this essay, the author will present a profile of a client, followed by the identification of the client\'s needs. The author will then identify the therapeutic interventions that th
Thomas
Thomas
Thomas Aquinas Saint Thomas Aquinas, as a philosopher, wrote several works that justified Christianity in a philosophical context, taking cue on Aristotle\'s old writings. Naturally, Aquinas took up on the Church\'s ultra-conservative views on sexuality and worked to rationalize them through his own theory of natural law. Aquinas argues against any form of sex where the intention to produce children is not involved. He explains this through his theory of natural law, where sex is purely for t
Wittgenstein And Aesthetics
Wittgenstein And Aesthetics
Wittgenstein And Aesthetics I disagree with Ludwig Wittgenstein when he states that aesthetics draws one’s attention to certain features, to place things side by side so as to exhibit these features because of the logic that gives birth to the thoughts that led to this statement. This logic questions the ability of a person to ascertain what beauty is, what contains the quality known as beauty, and the levels of beauty and how they can be measured and compared. Wittgenstein uses the metap
Beat Movement
Beat Movement
Beat Movement The Beat Movement in modern literature has become an important period in the history of literature and society in America. Incorporating influences such as jazz, art, literature, philosophy and religion, the beat writers created a new and prophetic vision of modern life and changed the way a generation of people sees the world. That generation is mow aging and its representative voices are becoming lost to eternity, but the message is alive and well. The Beats have forever alter
Confession In Rhyme
Confession In Rhyme
Confession In Rhyme Colors Charlotte mixing in with the sailors, is like a drop of gold paint in a bucket of gray paint. Under all the pressure she must feel faint. No other drops of gold paint to accompany her. Only a fraud. Gold on the outside, but hateful clear on the inside. A fraud, trying to be a good captain, but less than the sailors. Since the golden drop of paint is all alone, it blends in with the gray. This relates to when Charlotte is coming aboard the Seahawk. Also it relates to h
Confessions In Rhyme
Confessions In Rhyme
Confessions In Rhyme Charlotte mixing in with the sailors, is like a drop of gold paint in a bucket of gray paint. Under all the pressure she must feel faint. No other drops of gold paint to accompany her. Only a fraud. Gold on the outside, but hateful clear on the inside. A fraud, trying to be a good captain, but less than the sailors. Since the golden drop of paint is all alone, it blends in with the gray. This relates to when Charlotte is coming aboard the Seahawk. Also it relates to how she
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson\'s world was her father\'s home and garden in a small New England town. She lived most of her life within this private world. Her romantic visions and emotional intensity kept her from making all but a few friends. Because of this life of solitude, she was able to focus on her world more sharply than other authors of her time were. Her poems, carefully tied in packets, were discovered only after she had died. They reveal an unusual awareness of herself and her wor
Falling Rain
Falling Rain
Falling Rain Falling rain in mid daylight leading on to louder and brighter things. Wind starting and stopping like breath Bringing wonderful music from the dangling chimes. No other sounds except the distant whisper of cars. Slowly growing darker and darker. Dark as dusk but still day. Wetter and wetter rain Being accented by the rage. Not to stop until the land Has been washed and cleansed of its filth As pure as diamond and just as beautiful Perfect as it can be, Until the grunge returns, Un
John Keats Poesy
John Keats Poesy
John Keats Poesy As one reads this poem of John Keats, the overwhelming feeling is the envy the poet feels toward the nightingale and his song. He compared the carefree life of the bird to the pain, suffering and mortality of men. He continually referred to Greek gods and mythology when speaking of the nightingale as somehow the Bird possessed magical powers. The speaker opened with the explanation my heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense as he listened to the song of the nighting