Jay Gatz had come from nothing really, and had earned everything he had whether it be through black market alcohol or through the war. Although Gatz seemed to have it all and then some, he did not have what he so desperately craved the most in the end, and this was Daisy. Daisy was Tom Buchanan’s wife, a rich fellow, but before she was wed to Tom, Daisy loved Gatsby, as she had met him before he had gone to the war, at the officers party her mother had thrown 5 years prior. Gatsby was a very achieved man, as mentioned before he had acquired large amounts of currency, through bootlegged alcohol. He was associated with Meyer Wolfsheim, and even showed Nick around one of the speakeasy clubs that he and Meyer Wolfsheim ran together, in attempt to lead Nick to invite Daisy over so Gatsby could be reunited with his once informal lover before the war.
The title of this piece refers to pathetic as sufferings, not the sense of pity. This piece shows resemblance to some piano works written by Mozart, in the same key. However, the way Beethoven had composed Pathetique departs fundamentally from that of his predecessor, with an attitude of defiance and resistance. With its extreme difference and high level of energy, it made many of the Viennese listeners shocked and stunned.
Andrew Lloyd Webber has become a household name throughout the entire world. Not only do people flock to see his shows, but the pure fact that people outside of the theatre world know the composer of certain musicals is an accomplishment in itself. He has changed the musical theatre world. Some call him a “Broadway master” because his musical Phantom of the Opera surpassed his own record for the musical Cats to now hold the record for the longest running musical on Broadway as well as London’s West End ( Snelson 1).
Once said by him, “What would happen if you melted? You know, you never really hear this talked about much, but spontaneous combustion? It exists!... [people] burn from within...sometimes they'll be in a wooden chair and the chair won't burn, but there'll be nothing left of the person. Except sometimes his teeth.
In 1862, he was finally able to return to Germany. King Ludwig IIwas a fan of his work, and invited him to settle in Bavaria, and supported him financially. Richard didn't stay long in Bavaria, because it was realized that he was having an affair with Cosima. A man named Bülow, who condoned the affair, directed Tristan and Isolde in 1865. Richard and Cosima had two children together before finally marrying in 1870.
He chose to make a ballet blanc, which he composed for a refined instrumental force, manifested as a string orchestra of 34 instrumentalists: 8 first violins, 8 second violins, 6 violas, 4 first cellos, 4 second cellos and 4 double basses • Stravinsky had centered Apollo music in Greek mythology. • The prologue begins with dotted rhythms in the style of a French overture. • 1st Celliopes is a dramatic piece( muse of poetry – tablet) • 2nd polhymnia is a playful piece ( muse of acting and mime – mask) • 3rd
An American Hero Some things just do not exist and never will, it is just how life goes. The idea of America having one hero, The American Hero, does not exist. America cannot have one hero, one person to be grateful for, one person who has provided protection or one person who has helped improve it. It is impossible for America to be grateful for only one person when America was built by thousands if not millions.
The modern ballet music, the new postures of the feet and the theme of human sacrifices create a feeling of displeasure in the audience. After Petipa's "golden age", Michel Fokine began his career in St. Petersburg, but moved to Paris and worked with Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes. The Russian Ballet continued its development under Soviet rule. There was little talent left after the revolution, but that small portion of talent made it expand to the other generations. Perfection in technique and precision in dance was promoted.
Pierre Beauchamp, the head dancing-master, improved ballet technique by inventing the five position of ballet which remained as the foundation of ballet until today. During the lesson, females are wearing light pink or flesh colored tights and leotard, and ,ales are wearing dark colored tights and close-fitting shirt. Some students are wearing unitard, a wear which consists of tights and leotard to see their outline. All dancers wear soft shoes called flats. Most of the female dancers wear pink or beige shoes and male dancer wear black or white shoes.
The first movement of the Swan Lake Suite, Scene, which began with the violins playing with an oboe solo on top. The oboe was playing various crescendos and decrescendos at a mezzo piano dynamic and the tempo was moderate. This ends with the high woodwinds playing a string of the melody, passing it to the low brass with the strings very quietly in the background and then what seemed to be a diminuendo. The second movement of the Swan Lake
Although he married one of his students, Antonina Ivanovna Miliukova, this attempt at traditional family life was a disaster. (Vogel, Web.) Mismatched psychologically and sexually, the couple lived together for only two and a half months before Tchaikovsky left, emotionally exhausted from being unable to compose during this time of his life. Tchaikovsky did however have a nephew named Vladimir Lvovich Davïdov, who he nicknamed “Bob” in order to hide his identity. In letters between Pyotr and Modest, his gay brother who was far more open about his sexuality, is it revealed that Bob was Tchaikovsky’s lover, despite being thirty years younger.
Peter the great transformed Russia into one of the most powerful states in Europe with a modern and efficient military. He also made several reforms to the domestic and political structures of Russia that is still influential till now. He is a visionary and is influenced by the western world. He organize a large embassy and went to a number of European countries to learn some skills and import ideas from the western world into Russian society. Thereby transforming Russia into a modernized country.