Louis XIV of France, who dominated Europe with his strength and army, was the most successful absolute king. He had a different perspective on how to rule France. With this different mindset came big dreams from Louis that he was determined to achieve. France ruled Europe in a similar manner to how Spain ruled previously. It was eventually not long before France surpassed Spain in power, and in the end, France became the most powerful nation in Europe because of Louis's dedication to his ambitions.
Music is used all over the world in movies, plays, and other entertainments. Musical composers are widely known for their talent to create their own original pieces. Each unique composer specializes in a different category of theater and occasionally many categories. One very famous film composer, John Towner Williams, is a very significant part of music history considering his family history, adult development, and musical accomplishments. John Williams, American composer, conductor, and pianist is highly appreciated for his marvelous work of fine arts.
Du Fay (1400-1474) was a famous French composer that inspired musicians from different generations. During many years Du Fay worked in different countries, and he was exposed into a variety of genres. Besides his isorhythmic motets, Du Fay’s music was mostly a combination of contrasting styles. His major works are both secular and sacred music such as masses, hymns, motets, chansons, rondeaux, ballades and more secular songs.
He is such an influential person in the music industry that he has been given many awards and distinctions, even after his death. It shows his worth for the music industry. His life has many lessons for those who have interest in music. He has been hard working, and throughout his life, he always thought of music and how to contribute to it. Such a professional approach to one’s career should be learnt from his life and this is why his life has been highlighted in this
We have had music throughout history, and it has changed yet stayed the same. What I mean by this is that even though music is constantly evolving and has throughout history, its always been there. I hope that music is something that we will always have in life to connect us. No matter the
Charles Ives was a very important modernist composer he received many awards. He was also highly revered in the musical world and the business world. Charles Ives has been considered to be one of America’s greatest composer. He came from music and was a part of it for his whole life. He is very important to the entire world of music.
All genres of music have someone who is well known for their talents and contributions towards their genre. Duke Ellington was a big hit during his time and continues to inspire people in the jazz industry. His career lasted about 50 years allowing him to move the souls of many with his ear for wonderful music. During this time he wrote many songs and even a contemporary songbook. Ellington was an amazing composer, pianist, and conductor.
Two primary sources that I am trying to incorporate in my paper are The Memoir of Toussaint Louverture written by himself and the Discontent Spread from an Historical account of the Black Empire of Hayti Written by Marcus Rainsford. Both of these primary sources discuss how France and Haiti were interconnected. In addition, these sources deliberated different point of views from both the European and American hemispheres. Written with his own hands, The Memoir of Toussaint Louverture shows how he felt during the beginnings of the France and Haitian Revolutions. Also it shows, the sentiments of patriotism of Louverture towards France and Haiti.
“Jacques Cousteau created the first underwater habitat for humans and helped stop nuclear waste from being dumped into the Mediterranean Sea. ”(Artzybasheff 6). The quote shows how great Jacques Cousteau was when he took time out of his day to stop nuclear waste from being dumped into the Mediterranean Sea, potentially saving the lives of thousands of innocent animals. Jacques Cousteau wanted to invent a way to breathe underwater furthering his work undersea. Cousteau was determined to show the world, somehow, what mysteries lie beneath the water.
Pierre Peladeau is a French Canadian man who built a multi-billion dollars media company with $1500 loan from his mother . During his existence on earth, he has accomplished a lot of things such as giving millions to charities and visiting the sick in hospitals. Despite all the good things that Pierre Peladeau has done, I believe the bad actions that he made conquers and overcomes his good deeds. For instance, Pierre Peladeau was engaged in various disputes such as Anti-Semitic comments against the Jewish community, sexist statements towards business women, being a womanizer and an alcoholic. In my opinion Pierre Peladeau is not a good role model for business students.
Throughout Marie de France’s Poetry, she adopts the work of Homer, the Bible, and Ovid through her detailed writing style, her devotion to family and God, and her use of morals. One aspect of Homer’s work that Marie de France adapts is the concept of one’s devotion to family. Throughout their
I also felt that the Classical Period was the most important for music as it brought some really great composers that changed the way music was being heard and created. Having played band in my middle school years I learned how difficult it can be to learn how to play an instrument and learned to appreciate music at that time. However throughout the years and being busy it appears I have lost that. Through this class I have been able to reconnect to that. Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany and early on was introduced to music as his family was composed of various musicians.
Development of music history from Medieval period to Baroque Period Music exists in every known cultural group of the world and it is likely to have existed among the ancient ancestral communities. Music may have started in Africa, having existed for at least 55,000 years before evolving into an essential constituent of human life. Different people have different perspectives towards music. For instance, some may take music as jazz set, an orchestral symphony, an electronic beat or even a simple thing as the chirping of birds. Music has both positive and negative effect on humans and it depends on how it is applied.