He composed over 200 songs, a number of shorter orchestral works and several choral pieces (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). TRANSITION: We are going to look at how Ludwig Van Beethoven continues to impact the world today. Final Reflection How people play the piano today wouldn’t be the same without the influence of his music (Britannica School). People continue to listen to his music today (Britannica School). Nearly all later composers of concerti had to reckon with the innovations of Beethoven’s 4th and 5th concerti (Britannica School).
Introduction In early 18th century Venice there lived a red-haired priest named Antonio Lucio Vivaldi. Traveling with an entourage that nearly always included his elderly father, he oversaw the performance of operas and instrumental pieces that have come to define classical music as we now know it. Vivaldi was born on March 4th, 1678 and died on July 28th, 1741. He was many things, an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He was an Italian priest and composer during the baroque period, known best for his impressive violin concerti.
The well-known musician and performer, Elvis Presley, was born on January 8th, 1935 in Mississippi (Torr 196). He was one of the many men who created rock and roll music. Millions of people, including the president of the United States at the time, loved him not only for his music, but for who he was: a polite, southern man who brought joy to crowds across America (“Elvis Presley”). Overall, I think that he had a positive impact on the world for many reasons. Elvis Presley was a rock and roll musician.
He should be studied in all music classes because of his complex and amazing operas, and his new way of composing music. Over 100 years after his death, Richard Wagner still influences today’s music because of his unique ideas concerning harmonies and operatic structures. Wagner did not have the musical childhood that most composers had. He was born in Leipzig, Germany, on May 22, 1813. We are not quite sure who his real father is; his mother remarried a year after he was born.
Although Rhapsody in Blue was noted by most biographers as his most famous production, he had composed many other pieces that are anticipated to never be forgotten. The first song George ever published was, “When You Want ‘Em You Can’t Get ‘Em”. This song as well as many to follow are what sparked the initial conditions he needed for his name to become attention grabbing, especially to Broadway luminaries. One of the most popular years for George, prior to Rhapsody, was experienced in 1919 when his hit song “Swanee” and show La, La Lucille were both performed. The song premiered in the musical Sinbad which quickly sold more than two-million recordings.
On January 8th, 1935 one of the greatest influences to pop and country was born. Elvis Aaron Presley changed the way people heard and saw music through his songs and the way he performed them. Elvis’ music was stunning, he had eighteen American No. 1s and hundreds of gold records from around the world. He brought a way of performing that people had never experienced before, he was electrifying when he performed on stage.
Introduction Johanne Brahms was a pianist/ composer who was born on May 7th, 1833, but passed away on April 1897. He was originally from Hamburg in Germany. He composed symphonies, chamber music, piano works, choral compositions and so on. He used sonata style in the second half of the 19th century, and inspired other major idol of classical music such as Mozart and Beethoven. Brahms was very into his romantic era in the 19th century and was the leading musician.
Both had rough times in their lifetimes and instead of letting these problems bringing them down they continued to write compositions and create amazing works. Their works changed through their careers and they used many different techniques to keep their compositions up to their standards and interests. Beethoven and Brahms influenced many composers years after their deaths and their works continue to be studied to this day. Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer during the classical period. He wrote 9 symphonies, 1 opera, 32 piano sonatas, 5 piano concertos and many other works.
Gunther Schuller, on of America’s most accomplished contemporary classical and jazz musicians, died Sunday morning in Boston. He was 89. Schuller was highly productive and influential as a composer, conductor, educator, author and music producer throughout his impressive career. He was a close friend and collaborator of such giants as Miles Davis and Frank Zappa, but his musical interests have spanned a much wider range of genres than most of his contemporaries. "The thing that may make me unique is that I have simultaneously had seven full-time careers in music over the last 50 or 60 years,” Schuller said.
Rip Van Winkle could attract the attention of the other famous personality from Europe whose name was Jean Robert Planquette, French composer. He was very famous due to the songs. At the same time he was author of famous operettas. But Rip Van Winkle, theatre single, brought him reputation all over the world. He worked in accordance to Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow written by Washington Irving which reworked by Dion.
In 1543 he was appointed the Gentlemen of the Royal Chapel. In his position as the Gentlemen of the Royal Chapel he sang, played the organ, led the choir, and composed. He was very talented and was able to compose in Latin, English, Italian, French and a couple other languages. In 1575 Queen Elizabeth gave him and William Byrd a monopoly on printing music in England.This was 21 year monopoly on printing and publishing polyphonic music.With knowing so many different languages he was able to print music in the many languages he knew. Toward the end of his life he tutored Byrd in music and