In the Victorian Age, music was a prominent form of entertainment for all families. Whether it was making their own music, sitting around singing songs together, or having dances, music was a very important part of the Victorian Era. Although there were differences in social and economic classes, everyone knew how to have fun in their own ways. Music in the mid 1800s has shaped the way that music is made today as well with new techniques being discovered. With this being said, music in the Victorian Era has inspired much of our music today, has become a very important form of entertainment, and has been used in many dances and parties.
Music helps people communicate how they feel when they just can't find the words to say it. It gives people a way to express who they are inside through many different forms. Music can be found throughout history. In this report I am going to discuss different musical periods in history with two artists or composers works representing that period.
Balfe, who passed in the late 18th century, John Barnett, who passed in the late 18th century, James Bland, passed in the early 19th century, Carrie Jacobs Bond, and Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, who passed in the mid 19th century.(Music and Musicians in the Victorian Era) As for musical instruments, musicians used traditional instruments. Such as saxophones, violines, tubas, and so forth. Although, music back then was more “contemporary and humorous in nature”.
1940’s Music The second world war was a turbulous time for the united states with lots of men being drafted away to the war in Europe. At home things were changing drastically with all the men away women began to take over jobs like manufacturing and office jobs alike. Hardships during this time included Rations that were imposed by the government and life at home became hard with that and the thought of a wife losing her husband plagued the minds of those at home. with world war II going on a lot of the musicians were drafted into the army to fight against the Nazis’, So music for a while was at a standstill in america.
An Afternoon with Prashanth Kodiyalam Interview Narrative by Anmol “Badshah” Mehrotra Sitting down in the English Classroom, his dark, thick, curly hair waves like a black sea. As Prashanth sits with his legs parallel to the floor and his mind open to my questions, he recalls his past experiences when he would play the piano, in his house. As his eyes grow stale and his mind wanders off into a long past world, he slowly recollects these great times. “When I was a little boy, I was fascinated with music. My parents realized this and got me a piano.
Since the very beginning the constructs of music have been around, transcending time and culture. Though it has seen many different styles and has undergone many changes, music is far from obsolete. Mind you, music would cease to exist if not for its diligent composers. One such composer being Pierre De La Rue, who excelled in writing Flemish music, which was the style of music that resided over the Renaissance era. He is also considered to be one of the most influential composers of his time as well as in his preferred genre of music.
Beethoven changed and advanced structures in music in many different ways, especially in his transition between the Classical and Romantic music periods. During this time, music was perceived as accessible and elegant. Beethoven spent his time performing for noble audiences who were confused and surprised by his new style of piano playing, and his rich emotion. When Beethoven was young, he suffered a crisis which would help his composing career but stop his ability to play piano.
The 2002 film entitled “The Pianist” tells the story of Szpilman, a Polish Jewish pianist, and his experience in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. At the start of the movie, Szpilman is healthy, caring, and a faithful Jewish man, but as the war worsens, a change is seen within him. In order to survive the brutal destruction this ghetto faced during the Holocaust, Szpilman found himself constantly trapped within the walls of empty flats, abandoned attics, and wrecked houses. Although Szpilman was fortunate enough to survive this inhumane uprising, he still suffered from physical, mental, and spiritual damage.
I. The violin is an important historical instrument even used by the kings of France and prince of Hungary. This instrument evolved from Asia with the instrument fithele. We get the word fiddle from the word fithele. Although the fithele evolved from Asia, it was mostly used by Europeans in the ninth century.
The church’s role on music is everything. During the Middle Ages, or Medieval Period as some say, the church, in a way, started the spark of music for the entire world. Hildegard von Bingen was played a huge role in the contribution of music in the church. Without the church starting music, we wouldn’t be where we are in today 's world of music. Music during the Middle Ages was only heard during church service.
It was when Libeskind moved to Israel that he learned to play the piano. After two years of mastery of the instrument, Libeskind was awarded the American-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship that provided the opportunity to Libeskind and his family to move to the United
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.