Music

Psychology And Music Violence

The Effects of Violent Music Content on Teenagers Throughout history the human populous has been attracted to music. Whether it be part of a ritual, an emotional release, religious reasons, or just for listening pleasure music has been at the center of our society. We have used music to express ourselves, tell stories, and let […]

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Nationalism In German Music During The Early Roman

tic PeriodUntil the nineteenth century, music was generally regarded as an international language. Folk music had always been in place and linked directly with particular regions. On a larger scale though, European music was a device for expression through the application of Italian techniques and styles. In other words, its technical vocabulary was Italian, and […]

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Music Censorship

Censorship In Music Essay written by Anonymous Censorship in music is a topic that has brought about much controversy in the past two decades. There have been many different arguments on the topic, however the question still remains as if it should be censored or it should not be censored. Before you can form an […]

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Music Therapy

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 […]

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Electronic Music

Electronic Music & Rave: On the phone, with flier in hand, you listen anxiously to the pre-recorded directions on the Mission Control rave hotline. This valuable information can only be accessed on the day of the event, but now that this is out of the way, its time to prepare. People of all ages, but […]

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Music Theory: Middle Age/ Renaissance

The phrase the Middle Ages refers to the period of European history spanning 450-1450 The Renaissance may be described as an age of Rebirth (all are correct) The intellectual movement called humanism Focused human life and its experiences (exploration and adventure) The dominant intellectual movement of the Renaissance was called Humanism Which of the following […]

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Piano Sheet Music Notes

A A B B C D E F G G C A B C D D E E F F G G

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Learning to read music notes

the staff the treble clef the bass clef lines in the treble clef EGBDF (every good boy does fine)

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Overview of the Record labels industry

The aim of this report is to overview the record labels industry. We will first introduce the music industry and its markets. We will define the role of record labels within this industry: recording artists and their composition. We will then notice the dominance of major companies and the place of independent labels in that […]

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Gordon Music Learning Theory Terms

Audiation hearing and comprehending in one’s mind the sound of music that is not and may never have been present. Music Aptitude the potential to achieve in music. Music Achievement accomplishment in music. Developmental Music Aptitude music potential that is affected by the quality of environmental factors. A child is in developmental music aptitude stage […]

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Music of the Past and Present

Music has constantly been used as a medium in the spread of gender stereotypes through misogynistic lyrics, sexism as well as the objectification of women. Despite the active involvement of females in American music since its early commercial years, they are still not of equal status of their male counterparts and that present contributions appear […]

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Theories of how gender may influence music have developed

Men would not have insisted that creativity is a male prerogative unless men were afraid that women’s creations would be taken seriously. 1 While sex is a biological given, gender and sexuality are culturally and socially constructed. It is important to distinguish between the terms ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ as theories of sex, gender and sexual […]

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Music Notes: Bass Clef-Cello

Bass Clef D Bass Clef C Bass Clef B Bass Clef A Bass Clef G Bass Clef F Bass Clef E Bass Clef D Bass Clef C Bass Clef B Bass Clef A Bass Clef G Bass Clef F Bass Clef E Bass Clef D Bass Clef C

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Nick Broomfield’s ‘Kurt and Courtney’ – asessement of a documentary

This documentary is an investigation into the complicated death of global rock superstar, Kurt Cobain. Seattle born, he was the lead singer and guitarist of Nirvana, a band that revolutionised rock in the early nineties, and for many were the driving force behind the grunge phenomena. On April 8th 1994, his body was found in […]

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Can music be a representational art

Of all the different forms of art, none are more problematic when dealing with the issue of representation than music. When dealing with pictorial art it is common place to think that a painting of an object is a representation of it on canvas. However when a piece of music is said to represent something, […]

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What are the essential features of Chopin’s style

The two Nocturnes which form Opus 62, written three years before Chopin’s death in 1846, were described by Kleczynski as ‘evidence of an enfeebled creative power.’1 This essay will highlight and explain Chopin’s essential stylistic features, aim to discover if they are still prevalent in this work and then decide whether the opinion of Kleczynski […]

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Punk rock in the 70’s

‘Punk’, what is it? What brought about the punk revolution? How did punk rock affect progressive/art rock? How did punk influence girls? This article will analyse the following areas of a punks’ life; the characteristics of punk rock, the musical, technological and sociological reasons behind the two styles of music in the 70’s.’Punk’, is a […]

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A Critical Review on the Publication of ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Music’

The consideration of place in relation to music has gained more importance in historical and cultural studies; researchers now examine rural and urban spaces where music is experienced on a day to day basis. Scholars have illustrated the importance of place in many studies which include how place may play a role in fostering genres […]

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Sonic Arts Repetoire Essay- Poeme Electronique

A composition that demonstrated that it is possible to use electroacoustic sounds in producing a rational piece of music was Varese’s ‘Poeme Electronique’ (1958). This particular piece paved the way for other electroacoustic composers to come in the future, and popularised the electronically-generated style of music for the other half of the 20th century (1900s). […]

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To what extent can Pop Music genres be considered

The dictionary defines hybridity as something of mixed origin or composition. This is exactly the definition we can apply to the above question. Within Pop Music there are always changes happening. Genres mould into each other until it is impossible to put a song or record into one definite genre or sub-genre. This is called […]

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Concert Review Analysis

The general term of the word ‘Music’ has define as an art of sound arrangements which exists within the sequences to produce various compositions with the used of the melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003). On another hand, the terms of determining the genre of music are limitless. This is because it […]

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Mimesis – Is music an imitative art

For centuries books and articles have been written about music, the arts in general and influences on the composers which led to deliberations whether music is actually a purely imitative art or whether it is a self-sufficient art form that is merely concerned with representation. It seems that from Plato onwards, the issue about mimesis […]

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