Toccata for clavier in E minor BWV 914 J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Slow (no specific tempo indication) Un poco Allegro Adagio Allegro Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) is born in Eisenach Germany. He skilled in violin, organ and harpsichord. And he also composed lots of famous works such as Mass in B minor, Brandenburg concertos and The Well-Tempered Clavier etc. Bach was claimed “the Father of music” Toccata means ‘to touch’, generally for keyboard instruments.
This four-note motive was an identical opening of the Symphony as a unison statement. The Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony was a completion of the Third Symphony; however Beethoven repeatedly interrupted his work on the Fifth Symphony to prepare other compositions, such as other Piano Concertos and Fourth Symphony. The final preparation of the Fifth Symphony took place during 1807 to 1808; it was carried out in comparison with the Sixth Symphony, which both was performed first at the same concert. However Beethoven was almost mid-thirties during this time and he was suffered by the trouble of increasing deafness, which also makes this Symphony symbolic and significant, because Beethoven also named this 5th Symphony as a “The Destiny Symphony”, according to his destiny of being
Claude Debussy grew up in Paris and was taught piano and composition at the Paris conservatory. He began composing in 1879 and worked with Nadezhda von Meck, Tchaikovsky’s patron. In 1888, he traveled to Bayreuth to listen to a Wagner opera, and realized the power of his music and his need to avoid being influenced by it. In 1989, while attending the World Fair in Paris, he discovered Asian music. Debussy’s introduction to Asian music was important, because he used Asian scales and Javanese gamelan in many of his works.
When Hector Berlioz wrote his Symphonie Fantastique, or Fantasy Symphony, in 1830, he was greatly inspired by Shakespeare 's work, Hamlet but more specifically, he was swept away by the likes of Irish Actress, Harriet Smithson. Spurred by his strong feeling for her, Berlioz went on to compose a programmatic symphony that tells a story of an artist 's self-destructive passion for a beautiful woman. The symphony comprises of 5 movements: 1. Day-dreams – Passions 2. A Ball 3.
Introduction I chose to do my research paper on Mozart because I wanted to learn more about Mozart’s life and his compositions. Mozart was the most famous composer of all time. His music is used in movies, nursery rhymes and in commercials. ‘’The final trilogy’’ are the most recognized pieces of music ever composed by Mozart. History of Player Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January 1756 in the small city of Salzburg, Germany.
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) was one of the most well-known composers of the romantic period. In 1826, he enrolled as a student at the Conservatoire de musique et de declamation in Paris, where he began his musical journey. At this conservatory, he proceeded to create some of his most famous compositions such as his Symphonie Fantastique (Samson, 2007: ). This renowned composition was dedicated to Harriet Smithson, whom he later got married to. The program of the Symphonie Fantastique concerns Berlioz who, unhappy in love swallowed an overdose of opium, where he survived the powerful drug, but in his hallucination experiences he has impassioned dreams of the Shakespearian actress Harriet Smithson.
John Williams, the acclaimed American director, born in 1933, has made his name almost an institution in the world of cinema. The origin Yorker composer has written songs and has over 100 movies to music throughout his career, in addition, it is widely recognized as one of the best and most influential film composers of the twentieth and twenty-first century. A Williams, you 'll be credited as one of the forerunners of the new revival of "leitmotiv" in cinema, this after his fall from stardom when constantly used in the old Theme song from the golden age of Hollywood, as well as Neo Noires or the most recognized Westerns. Formerly trained in orchestration, Williams adopted the model Wegneriano leitmotifs and implemented it as no other had done before in George Lucas ' space opera "Star Wars." His work in the original trilogy Lucas is an immutable masterpiece serves as an example of a current score in the style of an opera by Wagner, with traces of influential composers such as Korngold, Stravinsky and Gustov Holst.
In this Research I’m going to write about Modern-Day Film Music Composer and its role in motion picture and how the music is important in movies, a brief history of music in motion picture, a short paragraph on some selected composers, how scoring for film is approached and recorded. And last thing some names of famous composers. Role of Music in Motion Picture: Could you imagine your favorite epic film without an interesting musical score? It will not be exciting and inspiring without the drums and orchestrated vibe. Have you ever tried to decrease the volume on your television while watching a horror movie?
A Clockwork Orange Over the past two weeks we saw, for one more time, that Kubrick has a very distinct and tremendous understanding when it comes to using classical music. For “A Clockwork Orange” the writer of the novel, Anthony Burgess, has some kind of obsession and own taste about classical music, when these two understanding combines we get a unique synthesis, it is mostly Kubrick’s, though. In the following part of this paper, the use of music will be examined in order of the course of events in the movie: Before the first scene, a very mysterious, kind of sad and ominous but hopeful music welcomes us along with a bright red image. It has a very different sound, like it is out of our world. Before we see any of the scenes it is making us curious about what will happen.