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

  • Symphony Orchestra Analysis

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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

  • Orchestra Reflection Analysis

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    Orchestra Reflection Essay: performance at Citrus College What are quandaries our orchestra can take “note” to further amend until our next concert? At Citrus college, the Diamond Ranch High School orchestra performed three pieces, The American Quartet, Andante from Symphony Number Four, and Waltz Triptych. The three judges designations are Gilpin , Robinson, and Schuster. They each commented on intonation, dynamics, and stylistic distinctions that can be picked up on. The first musical

  • Orchestra Concert Report

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    Introduction The orchestra concert that I had watched and enjoyed was the school concert, which has performed at 25th October 2014, 12:30 pm. The concert was conducted at PERTRONAS Twin Tower (KLCC), MPO hall, which also known as Malaysian Phiharmonic Orchestra. The school concert has conducted for nearly 1 hour, which ends around 1:30 pm. The title for this concert was “The Mysterious Maestro”. There were total of twelve pieces that have performed by the orchestra. The first piece was named “Overture

  • 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

  • Symphony Orchestra Essay Sample

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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

  • A Reflection Of The West Suburban Symphony Orchestra

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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 -

  • 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

  • Schindlers List Analysis

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    music type is orchestra. Violin has been used throughout the film; however, there is a use of woodwind instrument - Oboe. John William, composer of the song and Itzhak, a violinist, gave life to the film. The use of musical instruments supplements well the film in bringing out the suffering of Millions of Jews. Violin instrument brings a sober beginning, but sad and melancholic feeling creeps in, hearts are pierced, the woodwind instrument, Oboe stitches it, brings a mixed orchestra feeling, soothing

  • Heike Biwa History

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    [What](Description): The BIWA, a Japanese short-necked fretted lute, is distinguished by its graceful, pear-shaped body. It has a shallow, rounded back and silk strings (usually four or five) attached to slender lateral pegs. The biwa is the chosen instrument of Benten, goddess of music, eloquence, poetry, and education in Buddhism. [How]: The instrument is played with a large wedge-shaped plectrum called a bachi. The strings are tuned in fourths, and the melody is played almost exclusively on the

  • Concert Report Questionnaire: Symphonic Concert

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    Concert Report Questionnaire: Symphonic Concert 1. Who was the composer(s) of the piece(s). The composer of the pieces performed last night was Frederic Chopin, and Johann Sebastian Bach. 2. In what time or style period were these pieces written? (Explain how you know by giving details about the various style period. i.e. Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern, etc.) Frederic Chopin was a romantic era composer, and you could tell that in the pieces performed due to the amount of harmony in his

  • Live Concert Performance Analysis

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    watching the extremely talented pianist Edy Martinez play live. Edy is a known pianist, composer, musical director, and arranger. He has accompanied Tito Puentes as a musical director and has played with Celia Cruz. Ordinarily, Edy plays with his jazz orchestra, but tonight it was just him and his keys. His only instrument was a piano keyboard. His performance took place at a hidden jazz club called Le Chat Noir located in downtown Miami. Le Chat Noir has a cellar downstairs where musicians play live music;

  • Essay On Oboe

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    The oboe is a double-reed woodwind instrument, has slender, narrow, conical body. The distinguishing features of the oboe is the mouthpiece: two flattened blades of bamboo that produces a “squeaky” sound by vibrating against each other. The oboe didn’t always look and sound that, it went through centuries of change. Early images of the oboe begin with Ancient Egypt (3000 B.C), it showed a feast of in honor of the dead. The instrument was made out of barley straws and did not have finger keys or

  • Who Was Percy Grainger's Influence

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    In England Percy Grainger established himself as a name to reckon with in the world of music! He made his first appearance as piano soloist with orchestra in February 1902. Along this time he started collecting folk songs like mad, he had a collection of over 300 folk songs! Grainger was also a pioneer in the usage of phonographs, which he used to record these songs. He had a collection of over 200

  • Importance Of Harmony In Harmony

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    Harmony is something very important and needed in every type of group. The easiest way to understand harmony is by watching an orchestra. In an orchestra, many different instruments such as cello, violin, trumpet, flute and tuba are played. Each of these instruments produces a different and its own distinctive sound. For instance, cello produces a low-pitched and violin makes a rather high pitched-sound. However, when all of these instruments are played together, a beautiful, pleasing and soothing

  • Igor Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring

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    Anticipating a bizarre sound I associated Stravinsky's music, I was met with an eerie bassoon solo, sounding lost in space. One by one, other instruments joined in and eventually, the whole orchestra filled the air with interesting forest-like sounds that seemed to breathe with me. Suddenly, there were pounding rhythms of engines, whirling spirals like flywheels, and clashing of metal. Amid the turmoil of raging dissonances, a beautiful trumpet

  • T Ang Quartet Analysis

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    spreading the beauty of classical music, Singapore’s professional string quartet pioneer T'ang Quartet was founded in 1992. Before starting their professional career in 1999, the members met through their musical involvement in the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in the 1980s (Hong, 2010). The T’ang Quartet, consisting of cellist Leslie Tan, first violinist Ng Yu-Ying, second violinist Ang Chek Meng and violist Lionel Tan, made their debut in 2000 at the Singapore Arts Festival (Cheong, 2006). Distinctively

  • Tuba Concert Analysis

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    is an iconic 20th century concerto composed by an iconic of Hollywood film music composer “John Williams”. This piece is municipal in a Concerto category. Beside Ralph Vaughan Williams’ tuba concerto, which is a required piece for all replacement Orchestra audition nowadays, this piece is the icon of the 20th century concerto. This piece is a part of his concerto series which include; tuba, clarinet, violin,

  • Lighting In West Side Story

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    West Side Story is a musical modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. This story was originally converted for use on stage by Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins and was first shown on stage in 1957. It is set in New York City's Upper West Side in the 1950s. The musical focuses on the rivalry between two gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. These two gangs are the Jets, consisting of only white American men and women, and the Sharks from Puerto Rico. These themes relate to Romeo

  • Italian Opera Analysis

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    This was the first ever Italian opera, I have attended. In the very beginning, I was lost as to what was being said. After the first intermission and speaking with the people around me they shared some helpful advice in understanding the remaining acts. La Triviata, made me feel as I was living in an Italian fairy tale. The costumes were very elegant and beautiful. In the opening act, the main character (Violetta), was preparing for a party she was having in her house. She was wearing a skirt with