According to the New York Times Jonathan Sebastian Bach is one of the top three musical composers ever. Because Bach is one of the best composers in the history of the world I want to meet him. He was a german composer during the Baroque period. Born March 31 1685 died, July 28, 1750. First off in 1695 when Bach was 9 his parents died. He went to live with his brother, Johann Christoph, an organist. While he was with his brother he learned how to play the keyboard and studied composition. The other composers of his time were just poor so was Bach but, on top of that his parents die and, he still composed brilliant pieces. So that makes him better than other composers. Secondly other composers were jealous one even said, “For me there is
Tristan Lucas Tripp/U.S. History 5/27/16 Culper, Samuel Culper Abraham Woodhull was born in Setauket, Long Island, New York, in 1750. During the American Revolution, he became a member of the Culper Spy Ring, which provide George Washington with invaluable information that helped Washington make key battle moves. Woodhull’s normal life saw him as a farmer. Growing up in Setauket, Long Island you’d think that he lived the obtuse life of a normal farmer.
Sam Reynolds Period: 6 Hero Essay Date: September 28, 2016 Word count: Benny Goodman Any individual can be a hero if he is willing to make sacrifices to help others. A hero is brave, determined, and confident. Their actions influence the people around to adopt the same noble qualities, to become their own hero.
Charles Ives was born on October 20th, 1874 in Danbury, Connecticut. His father, George Ives, was the Union’s youngest bandleader in the Civil War. After the war, George came home to Danbury to pursue a career as a musician and bandleader. Due to all of his musical efforts, George Ives was known as the leading musician in the region, and Danbury was recognized as a musical mainstay in Connecticut (and possibly in the entire New England region). Charles Ives first showed interest in piano when at a young age he started percussively playing on it with his fists.
Robert Wood Johnson II’s father, Robert Wood Johnson, has a foundation named after him. The foundation is called the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The foundation supports a wide variety of research and programs targeting some of America’s most serious health issues. According to http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf.html RWJF is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated to health. They are working to build a national Culture of Health.
Bachata is a popular guitar music that originated from the Dominican Republic. In the Article Bachata: The soulful music, the slow dance explains that while bachata is mainly based on bolero rhythm. This genre traditionally includes other kinds of music such as vals, merengue and ranchera. In 1986 Bachata was an exclusive type of music for maids and taxi drivers. It wasn’t until musicians with big names in the music industry such as Juan Luis Guerra and Anthony Santos that made more appealing to women.
Daniel Griffith Mrs. Stofsick GD 1- 6p 7 November 2015 Saul Bass Saul Bass was born in New York in May eighth, 1920. He began his schooling at James Monroe high school in the Bronx and from there went on to attend classes at Brooklyn college. He started his career in Hollywood by designing the covers for Champion in 1949 and Death of a Salesman in 1951. From there he went on to design other movie covers and many other logos. Saul Bass made movie titles almost as interesting as the movies themselves.
He also was not considered a member of the scientific establishment. This caused many to not recognize him or appreciate his works at the time. This was true in Russia or later the Soviet Union. He originated many fundamental ideas which were later recognized and used to fully develop later concepts that went beyond his works. Most of his work was not published until he died.
Johann Pachelbel was a very important composer of the Baroque time period, especially middle Baroque. Pachelbel 's exact birthday is unfortunately not documented, but, the day he was baptised was. He was baptised the first of September of 1653. Pachelbel later died at 52 on March 3 of 1706. Pachelbel was born in Nuremberg, Germany to his father, Johann Pachelbel and his father 's second wife, Anna Maria Mair.
This essay will draw attention to the relationship between the political and social circumstances surrounding the creation and performance of J.S Bach’s Concerto no.4 in G major (Brandenburg). Other factors such as how improved technology (instrumental and print), at that point of time, changed the way that music was created, transmitted and performed will also be discussed. Johann Sebastian Bach (J.S Bach) was born on March 31st, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany to a prominent musical family. His father, Johann Ambrosius Bach, the director of town musicians, taught him to play the violin and harpsichord whilst his uncle, Johann Christoph Bach, introduced him to the organ. Bach held a few notable musical posts over his lifetime in different parts of
Steve Reich was one of the most influential composers in the minimalist genre. Even in recent decades, his repetitive keyboard figurations have been used in commercials for companies such as I.B.M. (Strickland, 1993, pg.1) Reich much prefers the term musique répétitive instead of minimalism as Reich was quoted saying, “Debussy resented ‘Impressionism’. Schoenberg preferred ‘pantonal’ to ‘atonal’ or ‘twelve-tone’ or ‘Expressionist’.” (Strickland, 1993, pg.23)
Wolfgang learned from different angles his father tried to make his lessons fun since Wolfgang was young. Wolfgang produced over six hundred pieces of music and when he was young he did not play with toys he composed at the age of five because he knew violin and piano. Wolfgang forced relationships while on tour he traveled to europe and met multiple accomplished musicians and became familiar with their work and strategies, one of his important meeting was Johann Christian Bach.
Born March 31, 1732 in Rohrau, Austria, a composer by the name of Joseph Haydn would be known as the father of instrumental music by the end of his career. His compositions and style would be one of the few to be recognized within the classical period. Through his music he expressed his thrill of life and beauty, developing the form of strong quartet. This form would be the most vital form within classical chamber music. Besides his development of the string quartet, his collective works would be made up of 17 operas, 68 string quartets, 62 sonatas and 107 symphonies.
He composed, conducted, taught and lived for music until the day he died. When he was ten, Bernstein first played his aunt’s piano and fell in love. He was a natural and soon after began taking lessons, which he paid for himself. He later studied music theory at Harvard University. After spending
At this age, he became an apprentice butcher. At the age of twelve he went to Zlonice to live with his aunt and uncle and study German. There is where he took music classes which grew his curiosity for the knowledge of music. He learned to play the violin, organ, and piano.
Leopold Mozart was a composer, a German composer infact, a teacher, a conductor and also a violinist. He was born in Augsburg in November 14, 1719 and eventually passed away in May 28, 1787. He was a mentor and a teacher to Wolfgangus Mozart for basically his whole childhood, and had a very complicated relationship with Wolfgangus Mozart, and not to mention with his birth family too. However, it is speculated that Leopold Mozart had a very troubled relation with his son, and it’s mainly because of betrayal by his son, as speculated by his son’s personality, career choices and his music style; and therefore raised his daughter’s son who was also named Leopold as if to compensate for his son’s