Orchestra Essays

  • Essay On Orchestra

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    Q1. Research on Orchestra. i.Definition The definition of orchestra is a large group of musicians who using musical instrument to perform a musical. There some of the musical instrument that play in the orchestra such as Violin, Jazz, Trumpet, and others. Basically orchestra will be held at the space in front of the stage in a modern theater. (Your Dictionary ©2017 by LoveToKnow Corp) ii. Types of orchestra Symphony orchestra Symphony orchestra is a music group of 50 to 100 musicians. It was include

  • Orchestra Concert Critique

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    Countless hours of practice had led up to this. I was in 8th grade, and the orchestra concert was just about to start. There was a feeling of excitement in the air, and I was anxiously waiting for the cue. While the concert may not have been very lengthy, the effort that the orchestra, as a whole, put in to make it happen, was immense. Dozens of class periods, and hours of practicing at home to perfect the few pieces of music we were about to proudly show off to the audience. The stage lights were

  • The Gold Rush Orchestra Analysis

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    The Gold Rush featuring an orchestra would be more effective. The primary reason for this is because of the upper-class being associated with the orchestra. Because the middle class desired to be like the upper-class, they would be attracted to watching the film with an orchestral accompaniment since it would be the version the upper-class would watch. Because an orchestra was more expensive than a pianist, the lower class traditionally did not view films with an orchestra, meaning the middle class

  • Orchestra Concert Review Essay

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    The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra performed, Celebration and Remembrance. The orchestra opened with Fanfare for the Common Man. Which was conducted by Mr. Smith. It was a great way to start off a World War II and Civil War Memorial concert. It was the opening piece and the orchestra was full of energy, and came out loud and with the bang. It brought a sense of suspense, with the opening bass drum so loud and firm, the audience jumped a little in their seats. You could envision war while listening

  • Visit To A Symphony Orchestra Essay

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    For this assignment I went to a symphony orchestra. The place was comfortable and very secure. When entering the concert hall people showed to be very composed and organized. While finding their seats most of them picked the front and middle row, and were happily chatting and taking pictures before the concert started. In other words, it had a very pleasant and happy mood. Most of the individuals that assisted were mostly from 45+ of age. There were also a handful of young people, and very few children

  • Cuban-American Orchestra Observation

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    In the year 2012, the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba made a historic visit to the United States. I opted to witness the orchestra in the town of Aiken, South Carolina. I was extremely excited to experience the reaction to the orchestra in the South America. The performance of the band was scheduled by 9 pm on Tuesday, 2ND November, at the Etherredge Center, Aiken. As I reached the center, I saw that a studio theater was prearranged as the green room for the band. Some snacks including sandwiches

  • Orchestra Concert Report Sample

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    While returning home for a family emergency, I attended my younger sisters fall band/orchestra concert on October 1st. This performance was in the auditorium of my high school, New Providence High School. My sister plays the violin and has been playing for almost her whole life.The principal performers included assortments of string instruments, including violin, viola, cello, and bass. Also, there was an assortment of brass instruments such as trumpets, french horns, and trombones. The entire woodwind

  • Summary: The Rhythm Society Orchestra

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    The Rhythm Society Orchestra Swing Jazz Band The concert I choose to attend, was a swing band called; The Rhythm Society Orchestra. The orchestra performed on July 2, 2015, in a small town about an hour away. In the community of Howell, Michigan, the concert that was put on by the Opera House of Howell, outside in the courtyard; in front of the town 's courthouse. The show started at 7:00 pm, and ended at 9:00 pm, which was free to the public to enjoy. Upon arriving, I had learned there would not

  • Fantasia 1940 Live Orchestra Analysis

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    programming in Fantasia 1940 is the live orchestra and guest speaker. The classical music of live orchestra still needs to be included in the Fantasia film (1940) at the beginning because it has good connections with the venue, which is Disney Concert Hall and most importantly, the characters and contents of this film. There will be many people, who will want and be engage in watching this whole film as there is a little excitement of live orchestra performance going on at the beginning.

  • West Suburban Symphony Orchestra Review Essay

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    Over the past weekend, I saw the West Suburban Symphony Orchestra. This orchestra included, Violin 17, Viola 8, Cello 7, Contrabass 5, Harp 1, Flute and Piccolo 3, Oboe 2, English Horn 1, Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet 1, Saxophone 1, Bassoon 2, Contrabassoon 1, French Horn 5, Trumpet 3, Trombone 2, Bass Trombone 1, Tuba 1, and Percussion 5. There was also some vocalists including Soprano 14, Alto 15, Tenor 11, and Bass 8. The two pieces that were being performed were, Symphony No. 1 - Winter Dreams -

  • Why I Want To Be A Orchestra Essay

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    caught sight of the orchestra room. It was full of interesting instruments, and enthusiastic hominids, like me, ready to learn. At first I assumed it was not the correct choice for me, but then I got a feel for it and realized how inspiring and life eventful it is. I chose orchestra as my educational activity because it gives you the ability to show off and gain important skills, benefits your body, and teaches you valuable lessons about teamwork. One reason I chose to join orchestra because, it teaches

  • Charles Amlinson Griffes Poem For Flute And Orchestra Analysis

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    Graduate Recital Program Notes: Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra Charles Griffes (1884-1920) was the director of music at the Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY from 1907–1920. He studied piano at a young age, to continue his education he moved to Berlin, where he studied piano, composition, and counterpoint at the Stern Conservatory. Griffes’s early compositions were influenced to some degree by German Romanticism, especially German Lieder. He never reached atonality in his

  • Orchestra Instrument

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    Instruments of a Philharmonic orchestra, their position and how this contributes and or hinders the overall acoustics sound of the score. I chose this topic because I have heard the philharmonic orchestra many times before at ballets over the years. Even though I had heard them I never knew what the orchestra was composed of and how they made an impact on the mood or atmosphere of the room. It also made me curious about how the way that the different instruments worked so well together and how they

  • Cabrillo Middle School Observation

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    Concert at Cabrillo Middle School in the school cafeteria. They had two directors; Miss Pamela Page directing the Advanced Band, Advanced Orchestra, and Concert Choir and Mr. David Anderson directing the Beginning Band and Beginning Orchestra. The Beginning Band was pretty big and had a lot of people in each group of instruments. You couldn’t see the Beginning Orchestra because they were in the back, but they had enough people that you could hear them. The ensembles directed by Mr. Anderson sounded really

  • The Nutcracker Music Analysis

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    On November 28th, 2015 I attended Ben Stevenson’s version of The Nutcracker which was being performed by the Houston Ballet at the Wortham Theater Center. The dance featured two separate acts and multitude of dances as well as a live orchestra. The Nutcracker demonstrated the ability to unleash a multitude of emotions as well captivate its audience with music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky of the Romantic era, usage of modern technologies and techniques such as lighting and special effects, as well

  • Orchestra In Greek Theatre

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    The core of any Greek theater is the orchestra, the “dancing place” of the chorus and the chief performance space. Orchestra is a large circular or rectangular area at the center part of the theatre where the play, dance, religious rites, acting used to take place. It is located in front of the theatron and the parodos. The orchestra of the theater of Dionysus in Athens is approximately 66 feet in diameter. The earliest orchestras were made by the hard ground. During 5th century B.C

  • Fiddles On Fire Analysis

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    choir or orchestra. While I’m driving I’m singing along with the radio. Narrowing down all of the songs in my repertoire is a difficult task. After thinking about this question for a good half an hour I came to a conclusion. Liking a song doesn’t mean it has to be on the radio or on the track list of a pop star’s album; which is why a song I like is “Fiddles on Fire” by Mark Williams. This song is an iconic orchestra piece for Middle school or slightly advanced Elementary school orchestras. Its melody

  • French Horn History

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    players. Johns appearance in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra has made him highly respectable in the world of music. Johns performance was also revealed in the movies; Superman 2, Star Wars, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and The Clash of the Titans. Another well-known French Horn performer, Sarah Willis, is the first and only women to join the brass section of one of the world’s most celebrated orchestras, Berlin Philharmonics. Willis began playing in the

  • Concert Observation Essay

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    I attended to a concert performed by the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra on November 13th this year. This concert took place in the Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. I chose to attend to this concert because I have never been to a performance by any youth orchestra, I was curious to see how their performance would compare to other orchestras. The first of the three piece that were performed in this concert was Maenads’ Dance, from The Bassarids, composed by Hans Werner Henze. A variety

  • Essay On Feast Of Carols

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    Concert. It all began with a few peppy, but fun pieces such as Deck the Halls from the Jazz Band ensemble. While that was fun, let’s face it… That is not why people came out to the concert. People came out to this concert to listen to the choir and orchestra perform such legendary pieces as Handel’s Messiah, or a holiday carol mashup called Feast of Carols by Randol Alan Bass. When the chorus first entered during the fourth movement of Handel’s Messiah, I was quite honestly struck by the