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    ● Stringed instruments – For more casual and modern genres of music the guitar, ukulele and banjo are good choices for the retiree. These instruments can give strong supporting accompaniment to rock, blues, folk and country jam sessions, sing-alongs and family gatherings. With a bit of instruction on some stringed instruments you can learn basic chords and rhythms in fairly short order and probably pick-up and entertain a gathering sooner than you think. For classical and some other elements of

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    you have to stay with it. Whether it be getting a new job, starting college, learning to drive, working in a group you don't want to be in ,and even playing a new instrument. You have to try your hardest to stay together and keep going for your friends, family, and for yourself. One of the hardest challenges for me was switching instruments the end of the eighth grade year for the marching band that next fall. My eighth grade year I decided to switch from flute to trombone. I played flute for four

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    French Horn History

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    Ashley Wilson Gaffney Music 201 OL1 29 September 2016 Research Instrument Assignment Favorite Instrument: French Horn History and/or Manufacturers: 1. Eco Jazz.com; The French Horn History 2. Inventors.about.com; History of The French Horn The French Horn is a marvelous and unique instrument. The structure of this brass instrument itself also has a history of its own. The modern French horn was an invention based on early hunting horns, which hunters used to signal companions across great distances

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    brother lives, James Thorp” (Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.) He also took the brass cornet with him. Edward went away to “go home” but no one was aware of Edwards where abouts. The letters show that the superintendent of the school was in deep demand to find Edward because he has the brass cornet. Edward is nowhere to be found but the superintendent is only concerned about getting the brass cornet back, because he probably think the cornet is worth more than Edward himself. That just

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    Herbert L Clarke Essay

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    mainly an organist, he could play almost every wind and brass instrument of that time period (source

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    Music as an artistic way to accompany people from their born to grow up, and it influences people to have their own analysis to art performance, no matter its musical or film music. As I start to take this course, I begin to pay more attention to the film music and realize how the importance of music in a film. Through the learning of unit 4, I got some important concepts of dramatic film score. The music change makes the film industry get into a new page, and directors begin to accept the existence

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    Alan Sennett gives more interesting insight about the power of imagery in his journal article, Film Propaganda: Triumph of the Will as a Case Study: Of particular significance and artistic merit is the aforementioned opening sequence that constructs Hitler as a god-like figure descending from the heavens through the clouds over Nuremberg to visit his adoring worshippers. The powerful religious imagery of the first part of the film surely could not have been achieved simply through competent montage

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    nervous that I was going to mess up either playing notes or my feet wouldn’t be in line. “Mark time mark,” shouted the drum major. When the parade started and we started marching I thought that I was going to do a great job this parade. The big booming brass section sounded amazing for Funkytown and Our School Song. While we marched my back felt like fire. The Sun just seemed to get hotter by the second. I didn’t let that stop me. I performed to my best ability to do the best I could.

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    I spent a whole weekend with the founding father of jazz, LOUIS ARMSTRONG! Well, not Louis Armstrong himself but whenever I speak about or describe Cameron, their characteristics are quite similar. Cameron was different. He was unique in a sense. He has a presence that is undeniable, though often not understood by most. Not only is he the smartest person I had ever met, Cameron exuberates kindness, compassion, and warm-heartiness. Unfortunately, many people do not see Cameron as I do or know what

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    As the late Hunter S. Thompson said, “Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.” ("A Quote) When I sit back and think of all the ways band has changed my life for the better, I realize it

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    Although the title “band nerd” doesn’t sound as impressive as being a star athlete, I wear my uniform with pride. Playing trombone in the marching band has earned the top spot on my list of favorite high school activities. Being a member of the Ardmore High School Marching Band has been both a positive and challenging experience. When I was selected to serve as band president for the 2015 marching band, I was both honored and excited for the upcoming season. Winds of change swept across

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    Marching Band Leaders

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    Marching band is one of the most underrated sports, but is also one of the greatest due to the physical and mental strength required to to be successful at it. Instead of making this essay all about why I should be a section leader of next years Alto Saxophones, I have decided to write about why a specific team of saxes should be next years section leaders. After watching the huge change in the flute section this year with three section leaders, I asked myself, if the flutes could do it, then why

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    Despite having a downfall in 2010 when she went to rehab to deal with an eating disorder, addictions and mental illnesses, Demi Lovato rose up from the ashes and has now become a powerhouse in the music industry, joining fellow ex-Disney stars, Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez. Demi is not afraid to speak out about her struggles, with becoming a strong advocate of shedding off the stigmatizations of mental illnesses and spokesperson towards promoting self-love and confidence, so much so that she also

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    Then the rest of the band joins in with the flutes maintaining the melody while the low brass is the background. The form is situated in A B A form. The dynamics in the A parts are louder then the B part. There is no temp change in the first part. The second part, Barbara Allen, has a much slower tempo and is in ¾. It also repeats a lot making

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    Essay On Jazz Music

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    “The Discovery of Jazz Music “ Every music around the world has its own history, the instruments, rhythms, and even the compositions have their own origins. Music is a tool, it is used as a way of communicating with other individuals. It is very powerful considering it can express a person’s emotions or feelings such as grief, sadness, happiness, love, and even those emotions which cannot be explained or be expressed. Jazz music is like a language. It is a language that musicians use to express

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    Geisha Dance Critique

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    General Description (10 marks) This video clip shows a dance by a geisha in the movie – memoirs of a geisha. It was filmed during the 1920-1930’s, the geisha culture has been in Japan since the 18th century. There is only one character performing this dance who is Sayuri. I chose to use this clip to tell you about Japan’s rich history and culture about Geishas as this clip shows a geisha’s performance and costume nicely. The long sleeves of the kimono has to be folded when performing in order to

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    Wadada Leo Smith, an intellectually gritty and lyrically stunning trumpeter/composer, releases a double CD stuffed with highly-articulated music that envisions to provide historic insight and socio-political conscience about the America’s National Parks. Similar to what had happened in “The Great Lake Suites” (2014), each disc is composed of three movements. However, the band Wadada enlisted for this project was an expansion of his dream-team of veterans known as The Golden Quartet (Anthony Davis

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    was my second year going there, and I was in the third grade. My big sister, Lucy, had been doing band the last year, and now again. I wanted to do band, as they were for the first time, letting third graders in the band, so I asked her, “What instrument should I play, Lucy?” She answered, “Well, we have some flute, clarinet, and trumpet spaces left, which one of those do you want to play?” I thought about it, and finally decided I wanted to play the flute. So I told her and she thought it was

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    for the upcoming performance. President Rock Jones was in attendance, as well as many other faculty members. The stage setup was typical for a wind ensemble, in terms of placements of various sections. I was glad to see that all of the typical instruments, varying from tuba to piccolo, were being played. In the band, there were students and professors. The thing that stood out to me the most was the use of a string bass. The first performance was by Luis Cardoso, entitled Mandragora. The sound

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    Music Assessment Task 5 Research Project Sungbum Park Beethoven was viewed as a transitional figure of composer between the Classical and Romantic eras of musical history. During the Classical era, the forms such as the concerto and sonata were more heavily defined and given more specific rules. Since Classical era, the Symphony was generally divided into four roughly equal sections, making the use of sonata form more effective. The Symphony

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