Classical Music Essay

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  • Western Classical And Classical Music

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    genre exudes those characteristics? Western classical music. Western classical music is broken down into six categories in order for it to be easily identifiable chronologically. The six categories are the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque Age, the Classical Period, the Romantic Era, and the Twentieth Century. The earliest form of Western music originates from the Medieval time period of c.1150-c.1400, and the most recent time period is the music post from the Great War, which spans from 1920c

  • Classical Music And The Era Of Music

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    someone mentioned classical music or music for the heroic era you knew very little to nothing about the subject. The only thing you knew was that it was music from a long time ago and that Beethoven was the only artist you could name. So, let me enlighten you on what classical music is and the era it comes from. The term classical is something that has a wide and long-lasting appeal. In music, when a piece was written from between about 1750 to 1825 it was considered classical or from the Baroque

  • A Fan Of Classical Music Essay

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    As a fan of classical music, I decided to attend the Mutter Bronfman Harrell Trio. Which consists of Anne-Sophie Mutter on Violin, Yefim Bronfman on Piano, and Lynn Harrell on Cello. Their powerful bond within the music, grasped my attention. I have heard many single instruments, but never the violin, piano, and cello all in one. It was defiantly a new and exciting experience, which I would like to be part of again. The group name is The Mutter Bronfman Harrell Trio, which like I mention before consists

  • The Effects of Classical Music on Individual

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    The effects of classical music can vary from person to person. There is a term called "The Mozart Effect" which refers to effects on the pregnant woman and the newborn baby. Classical music improves cognitive ability which has positive impact on both young and old. However, it is commonly agreed that music has a profound effect on mood, spatial intelligence, memory and language. This is why in the west it is used as background music in some schools. BACKGROUND Studies suggest

  • Modern vs. Classical Music

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    as it would have felt for people listening to a live symphony during the Classical era, the ability the artists, and those involved with them, have with the increase of new technology and business schemes has allowed their base of listeners to be on a global scale for millions, if not yet billions. During the late 17th century to early 19th century, the phenomenon that is the evolution of Liturgical Music had hit the Classical era; extremely skilled artists such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn and Schubert

  • Music And Classical Music

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    Classical music has been around for centuries, beginning ever since people could put notes onto paper. The art of fully notating and performing compositions shaped classical music to become iconic pieces in modern day society. This music can be defined in many ways; one specifically is categorizing it as the “common practice period.” The Oxford Dictionary of Music uses this term to define a period encompassing the baroque (1600-1750), classic (1750-1830), and romantic (1830-1900) eras. Between the

  • Classical Music : Is It Relevant Or Not?

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    Classical Music: Is it Relevant or Not? Julia, a teen music lover, on one of her classes, is required to listen to classical music. Upon listening, she concludes that it is too boring for her taste despite being a music lover and thought to herself, “Why do I need to listen to classical music? What is the purpose of classical music? Is it really relevant to our music industry today?” Unbeknownst to her, classical music exists and is studied and performed for a reason. What is classical music? According

  • Classical Music Racism

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    dim down and the theater is filled with music; whether it’s intense battle music, sweet soft ballets, or a somber melody, the music sets the mood. What most people don’t know is that just over four percent of the musicians in American orchestras are of black or Latino decent, a statistic that hasn’t gone through much change in the last decade. This leads us to wonder why classical music is so racist. The four main issues with racism in the classical music industry today are the low percent of minority’s

  • Classical Music Vs. Contemporary Music

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    By universal, they mean that music exists in every culture. However, the meanings and emotions attached to the music are interpreted differently depending on the listener. People will associate different meanings and feelings with a musical performance based on their cultural upbringing and life experience. When we categorize music, we use terms such as “classical,” “folk” or “popular” to distinguish different types of music. However, using labels is problematic because there can be stereotyping

  • The Similarities Between Classical Music and Ellington's Jazz

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    debasing of the Jazz genre as a unworthy equal to it’s predecessor, European Classical music. This can be seen in various statements about Jazz, such as Boris Gibalin commit, “The “Jazz Mania” has taken on the character of a lingering illness and must be cured by means of forceful intervention.”1 This conflict can be traced through out the history of Jazz, as Classical composers have relatively disregarded this new type of music. Before Duke Ellington’s Cotton Club performances, Jazz play on the radio