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  • Sofonisba Anguissola Essay

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    Many artists, architects, scientists, and writers flocked to the northern cities such as Florence, Venice, and Genoa in search of intellectual stimulation. The traders and bankers were also enthralled towards Northern Italy with the hope of making a fortune like the influential and affluent Italian families. Italy was successful in luring people with its’ rich heritage and trade opportunities. These visitors spread out word on the ongoing exciting cultural and social movements in Italy, and soon

  • Film Critique: The Red Violin Essay

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    it adds to the suspense of what will happen in each story. The creative way of how each story connects the violin to the next story with the end resulting in a twist to the tale, captivates its audience. Each place portrayed in the movie, Cremona Italy, Vienna Austria, Oxford England, Shanghai China, and Montreal Canada was also convincingly well done. Girard uses the appropriate language for each country, uses the appropriate scenery and architecture portraying the era of time and the country

  • My Pen Writes In Blue And White By Vincent Cremona

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    In the last paragraph of the essay “My Pen Writes in Blue and White”, Vincent Cremona infers that, through his childhood familiarity with blue-collar and white-collar working environments, he has attained an expansive world view that enables him to sympathize with various cultural backgrounds today. By enveloping this dual mindset of society, Cremona has developed an impartial writing style capable of communicating with a wide variety of backgrounds effectively, whom, in his words, is to “ see as

  • Analysis Of My Pen Writes In Blue And White By Vincent Cremona

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    In his essay, “My Pen Writes in Blue and White” Vincent Cremona writes on how his two distinct styles of writing and communication are influenced by the manner in which his parents communicated. He implants the idea in the reader's mind that the influences of those one is raised by help shape an individual’s unique style of communication. In the essay, Cremona describes how communicating in “blue” means he uses a practical, basic, and straight to the point manner of delivering information which

  • Essay about The Glorious Stradivari Revolution

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    The Glorious Stradivari Revolution Antonio Stradivari, a man known by many as on of the greatest luthiers of all time. The question at hand is why? From as early as the early 1700’s Stradivari was well known in the music world and still is. His instruments are reproduced in order to fool consumers into buying an instrument that has the same design as a Strad. There are also luthiers that try to replicate Stradivari’s beautiful design for their own satisfaction. Antonio Stradivari’s instruments

  • Challenges Faced By European Enlargement And Integration

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    Challenging the challenges: The Eastern Enlargement was, and remains, a point of dispute when arguing the costs and benefits. It provided numerous opportunities for the EU, but with them came challenges, some of which could be argued were too much and too soon for the EU. This chapter will engage the major challenges and benefits in the way they were presented by dominant theories of EU enlargement and integration. To provide a clearer picture they will be divided into two broad headings; economic

  • Research Paper On The Violin

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    In the early seventeenth century, it was time for the violin to be developed into a new structure. Violins that were made in Brescia and Cremona were made for another fifty years. Antonio* and Girolamo Amati* took over their father’s tradition to make the violin, but Girolamo’s son, Nicola* influenced outside of the Italy. Cremona violins had a long establishment date than any other violins and were considered as a best violin in the world. Interestingly, there were not much of French, German

  • The Enlargement Of The Eu : A Case For Enlargement

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    cooperation in justice and home affairs (Dinan, 2010), soon after the Single market (with its four freedoms) was put in place. And in 1995 the European Enlargement Project was ready to continue, accepting Austria, Sweden and Finland into the EU (Cremona, 2003; Dinan, 2010; Nugent, 2004). With the internal changes underway, 1993 saw the EU ready to start accession negotiations with the Central and Eastern European Countries (referred from now on as CEEC). The Copenhagen European Council summit in

  • Claudio Monteverdi : Madrigals And Church Music

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    Claudio Monteverdi, an Italian Baroque composer, was born in 1567 in Cremona and died in Venice in 1643. He is known to be the most significant developer of opera as well as secular church music. Monteverdi’s father was a chemist and barber-surgeon, and so he took music lessons with Marcantonio Ingegneri who was the Cremona cathedral’s music director as well as an established musician who composed many madrigals and church music. Monteverdi realized his musical talent at an early age, having published

  • Claudio Monteverdi And Classical Music

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    renaissance and early baroque era who was versed in both secular and sacred music and also worked as a choirmaster. A pioneer in the development of opera and crucial figure in both of these major music periods of classical music. Monteverdi was born in Cremona in 1567, as the son of a barber and brain surgeon as well as a chemist was his father Baldassare Monteverdi. Claudio’s mother, Maddalena Monteverdi nee Zigani was the child of a blacksmith. Monteverdi was born the oldest child of six other siblings