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    A composer is a person who creates or writes their own piece of music. An arranger adapts an existing composition for a performance on an instrument or voice or combination of instruments for which it was not originally composed for. An orchestrator is arranging a musical composition for performance by an orchestra or other ensemble. All of these are difficult in many different ways. Difficulties in composing include copyright issues where the composed piece may sound like another piece. Other difficulties

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    1.Brief introduction to Witold Lutosławski Polish composer Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994) was one of the most outstanding composers and conductors of the 20th - century and one of the preeminent Polish musicians during the last three decades.1[Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witold_Lutos%C5%82awski] He began learning piano at the age of 6, with Helena Hoffman then with Józef Smidowicz after 1924. Later he took violin classes in 1926, private lessons in theory and composition with Witold

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    Russian Composers When asked to name a countries that influenced both classical and modern music, most people would respond, “France,” “England,” or even “Germany,” or “Austria.” Not many people think of Russia as a major contributor to the development of music. However, modern music and pop culture as we know it today would not be the same without the major accomplishments of many Russian composers. For instance, everyone has heard of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, otherwise known as the composer of “The

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    John Milton Cage Jr. is easily one of the most influential American composers of our time. John Cage spent his early life in Los Angeles, California after being born to Lucretia Harvey and John Milton Cage Sr. on September 5, 1912. Cage’s embarked on the first steps to his music career when he began taking private piano lessons when he was just a kid. As the years went by it seemed as if Cage became more interested in literature and writing than music composition. Cage graduated from Los Angeles

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    The evolution of music, how it started, and how composers create music is phenomenal nowadays, the equipment used such as technology plays a great important role in how music is created and produced for clients who want the music. Music composers are the main reason that music most people hear today are available to be heard; thanks to composers, they provide the entertainment for consumers and, like other employees that work, have to make money and earn a living for themselves. Music composition

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    ambition does not even begin to describe Barbara Strozzi. Being a woman composer in the Baroque Era was not a social norm and caused those who pursued this career suffering, disadvantage, and negative labels. However, as one of the top women composers and singers in the Baroque Era, Strozzi did not let negativity stop her. Strozzi, thrown into the music world by her, “father,” Giulio, excelled the best she could as a woman composer, developing her artistic skills, embracing publishing and print, and

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    John Cage Research Paper

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    John Cage is a controversial composer. Some may say he revolutionized music composition and changed music history of the 20th century, yet others do not even acknowledge his compositional contributions as music. I believe John Cage was a brilliant artist, and his works push the boundaries of both sound and music to create a genre of his own by using the elements of silence and chance. Through his compositional development, one can track his changing music philosophy as it grew from a limited notion

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    reader learns that although it may not seem like a big deal to copy what someone else said online or in a book, it is actually breaking the U.S. law. For example, if a music composer wanted to write a new piece of music they would research and spend time trying to think about what their piece is going to consist of. If the composer were to take words from another piece

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    Computers and Music Computers and Music James C. Compton Sunset Primary School, West Linn, Oregon August 20, 2006 Most people think of computers as mundane tools for completing daily tasks. But they are also a central part of exciting new technologies for artists including musicians. As computers improve and become faster and more powerful, they are becoming as integral to a musician’s work as any instrument. Over the years, musicians have struggled to use the computer

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    How does one define a great musician? Is it by what he/she does throughout his/her entire career? Is it how well an artist can methodically, rhythmically, and creatively tell a story or portray a feeling? Could it possibly even be how he/she impacts the lives of people that hear his/her work? What if it is a combination of all of that and more? If there is anyone that fits the mould for this definition, one could safely assume that Mr. Mark Tremonti does the job. This man has an understanding, appreciation

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