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Music Research Paper

The Evolution of Music Consumption
The record player became a collectible because of the forward-thinking design and the futuristic look that was associated with the player. The combination of post-war design with Italian design was present in the player. More important, the name of Bellini by this time was known as one of the top designers throughout Italy and on a global basis.
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Bernstein and Wagner's Style Uniqueness
The dynamic aspects of Wagner’s “Die Valkyrie” are evident through the transitions made from one leitmotif to another gradually. There are motifs that are only hinted at and that appear later more explicitly. He has also used motifs that are associated with one event and dramatically obtains a secondary meaning.
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Jazz Legends - Ernestine Anderson and Anita Baker
The title song of the album Never Make Your Move Too Soon on track number one is typical of her sometimes bluesy but always gritty trademark style (“Ernestine Makes Her Move”). The title track of 119 BPM is excellent and the repetition of the lines “I'm just a man who plays the blues” reflects the vocalist’s emphasis on blues.
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Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique op 14
According to the research findings, it can, therefore, be said that the Symphonie Fantastique is a piece that was written with a specific story framing the texture of the work. In his program, Berlioz took great pains to tell the story of his work, describing the emotions and the symbolism so that his audience would understand the work.
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Black Musicians Union Locals
This essay explores the difference in the black musician unions represented by the two groups that can be outlined in the manner in which they got merged with their white musician counterpart unions. While San Francisco’s separate unions took longer to establish as distinct entities, when compared to those in Chicago, they, on the other hand, took relatively shorter to merge.
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Rock and Roll as a Liberation in the Form of Music
On society not only affected the taste in music of a lot of societies, but it also affected the movie industry, but also the attitudes adopted by the supporters, expectedly becoming a norm, but also the language, the fashion styles followed, which could probably account for the hairstyles in that generation
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Analysis of Bessie Smith and the Role of Women in the Blues
Bessie’s singing talent and huge personality made an impression with music publishers and soon she began to record songs made famous by other female singers like Ma Rainey, adding her own personal style, and incidentally creating a fashion for “cover” records which then took hold of the music publishing world. (Davis, 1995, p. 76)
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How is the music industry being affected by itunes and other services that allow customers to buy individual songs as opposed to entire albums?
This means that people save on their cost and can buy many more such singles instead of wasting their money on just a single album, whose songs they will hardly listen to except for that one song. Hence services like Amazon and iTunes allow people to choose amongst various songs from a plethora of songs in their database. With services such as iTunes, music has become increasingly accessible for the consumers. It is now very easy to transfer your favorite song to your handheld device allowing
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"My Genre-ation"
As of 1832, he had made a place for himself in the music world. It is important to note that he did not like his playing technique saying that it was not good for large halls. He had composed and trained on a 19th century piano which was still not loud enough for large concert halls. He would perform in the small, private salons which were from the patronage system of the 18th century. He performed once a year for a large concert hall. This had an effect on the type of music he composes.The
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Steelband Music in Trinidad and Tobago
On rhythm and percussive elements in musical compositions and performances is a trademark of music from the Latin American, Caribbean and European regions. Trinidad and Tobago’s music history also has the roots of percussion dominance in music embedded in the culture and tradition.The steel drum has its origin in the economically backward areas of the capital city: Port of Spain. The steel drums that we know today had its origins in the capital city and were made by young men with basic
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Research paper of African-American Music
And so it can be analyzed that the form of music represented the period of sadness of the African Americans during the time of slavery and oppression.The lyrics of blues music are most popular for reflecting sorrow and loneliness, although, they do sometimes represent humorous reactions to the common troubles of life (Hamilton, 12). Ever since the blues music has been formed, the singers were known to use expressive lyrics to make some loose narrations. The singer often used a low voice where
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Post secondary music institutions hinder music students' creativity in their improvisations and compositions
Having the knowledge of what the problem is sets the mind in motion to begin searching for solutions. Observation and experimentation follows, perhaps leading to innovation technique or approach.Another skill not encouraged by conventional teaching id tolerance to ambiguity. Holding of two opposing yet plausible truths simultaneously, the wrestlings of questions which have no clear cut answers and with conundrums that need patient contemplation too are creative skills. Just like the composer of
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Bruno Mars is a Star-with all the Trimmings
According to the research findings, it can, therefore, be said that though he has the penchant for going for any genre, Mars is arguably a pop icon. He can take on pop and modify the songs to suit the whims of his audience. The song “Gorilla” gives itself a rockfish sensation.  His success comes from the ability to blend both the old and the new.
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West Coast Hip Hop ( Evolution of )
Dopeman is a song that tells the story of drug dealing, the issues, problems and perspectives of both the junkie and the drug dealer. The name Niggaz Wit Attitude depicts a strong racial pride of the group, and probably a dislike for the dominating race in America at the time. Some of the lyrics from the song show the ruthless nature of the dealer e. “Niggaz begging for credit, he’s knocking out teeth”. This means that the dope man (drug dealer) goes on roughing people who owe him money.
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Non topic
‘The Father of Symphony” is name that is sometimes used to refer to him as a result of his contribution towards the piece. This is because of the many symphonies (more than 100) he wrote. Other symphony composers include of the period include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven and Niccolò Paganini. However, in his (Haydn), work hardly used a keyboard instrument; in fact the only time mentioned of him using a keyboard was when he was in London. In his works, the music
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Chicano Music IN the UNITED STATES
Over time, Chicano Music has been gaining prominence in Texas and beyond, as it gets widely welcomed, culminating in an industry explosion.Chicano music has its roots in Texas. During this period of time, Mariachi, the popular music of old Mexico, was the form of sound listened and enjoyed among the Chicano group of United States. Chicanos, known to have Mexican descent, live in United States4. As a people, they have a form of music which is distinct from their Mexican counterparts. They are
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Recorded Music
The 2012 remix starts with an obscene line from Chris Brown, a continuation of the 2011 version of the song. In the obscene line, Brown states how he misses his lover’s body. The line evokes the 2009 fallout of Rihanna and Brown and the long time that had elapsed. The entire song covers sexual themes. Sexual theme is a deviation from society’s norms. By covering sexual theme, Rihanna ceases to be a role model for young girls. Birthday Cake also evoked the fans’ bitter memories of the 2009
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How music has evolved over the decades
Evidently, music is always undergoing evolution with new genres emerges every so often ("Music Played in the 1980s Popular Music From the 80s"). Music has the potential to influence an entire society, but few people realize that music can reveal different aspects of a society especially the outstanding problems defining the societies. Therefore, this paper will consider music in the 1960s to the 1990s.The 1960s marked the emergence of the rock and roll music, which was started by the young
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Chinas love affair with the piano
In 2012 alone, the country produced almost 400,000 pianos, accounting for 77 percent of the world total (Mackerras 34). It also imported around 115,000 pianos in the same year, which was an annual increase of roughly 167 percent on 2011.Of the roughly 400,000 pianos manufactured in 2012, a measly 50,000 were exported (Brindley 16). The statistics are very revealing because one would expect that it would export more pianos than it sells locally. This shows that many Chinese are using the piano;
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The Influence and Effects of Rap Music In Teenagers
Such have led to the acclaims that rap music has greatly affected societal morals and negated the development of the communal social institutions (Levesque, 2007).Rap is characterized by heavy lyrics that define ghetto life, and in most instances, the fantasies of the poor, or the success that the poor have witnessed among the few rich in the populations. In a different context, rap also covers the show off and bragging as the few successful artists always want to either boast their success or
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