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  • The Legacy Of Giacomo Puccini

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    the second night. After several reworking’s, a final piece was released to standing ovations around the world in 1906 (Schickling & Vilain, 1998). Riding on the wave of his success, he wrote another piece based on a work by David Belasco entitled La faniculla del West which was commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera in 1910 but it was met with harsh criticism as it did not conform to traditional American standards of the time. It was at this time that his life once again started to take a downward

  • Analysis Of Madam Butterfly, By Giacomo Puccini

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    Kate Moran Dr. Robert Katz Music Appreciation 10/19/2017 Music and Words Madam Butterfly, “Un Bel Di” By Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Puccini was born in Lucca, Italy on December 22nd, 1858. He was one of nine children of Michele Puccini and Albina Magi. The Puccini family was established in Lucca as a local musical dynasty by Puccini 's great-great grandfather. Each of the men in the family studied music at Bologna, and some went on to take additional musical studies courses elsewhere in Italy.

  • Describe The Story Of Nabucco

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    the understanding the political allusion in the work. The second story of Nabucco again appeared on the Italian stage, this time in the form of five-act ballet written by Antonio Cortesi and performed at La Scala in 1838. The work was written and performed for the Coronation Season at La Scala. Commemorating the crowning of Austrian Emperor Ferdinand as King of Lombardy and Venetia, an event that marked the high point of Austrian domination in Italy. Temistocle Solera appears to have based his libretto

  • Othello 's Influence On The World Of Opera

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    Verdi, one of the most prominent opera writers in the late 1800’s. He was born in 1813 in northern Italy, however, most of his work took place in Milan, Italy. This is where, on February 5th of 1887, Othello was first performed, at the Teatro alla Scala (Stanford). Verdi’s opera Othello is based off of Shakespeare’s play Othello, which was written in 1622. Verdi based many of his operas off of Shakespeare’s plays, such as his opera ­­Macbeth that was based on the play Macbeth, first performed in 1847

  • My Music Concert

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    Today, I went to the symphony for the first time. Not much of a thrilling opener, huh? What if I elaborated to say the closest I have ever gotten to a symphony was a grade four band concert, in which my little brother played the saxophone (he quit the following year.) Maybe I could compare this experience to all the DIY rock shows I attended back home in basements/back rooms where the sounds could be loud enough to deafen people standing outside and the heat could bring almost anyone to immediate

  • The Music And Arts Festival

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    Go with the flow I have been to multiple concerts before but nothing compares to the Resonance Music and Arts Festival, a weekend long camp out of like-minded, motived, music loving individuals. In simpler terms, modern day hippies. These hippies focus more on medication, dancing, and yoga as a way to reach the ultimate state of joy. The people around me, the clothing they wore, the smell of weed that filled the air, and the music that blared through the speakers were all things I will never forget

  • Narrative Essay About A Water Ride

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    Personal Narrative Draft 4: In this story I will be talking about the amazing water ride in Universal studios, Singapore. I still remember till this day, how many times I rode that ride. For last 7 years we have been going to a lot of amusement parks like 6 Flags, Disneyland, MGM Studio, Lego Land, Epcot Center,Etc. When me, my mom, my dad, and my sister jumped in the car, I was as ready as can be. I was very excited when I read the map of Universal Studio. All of a sudden I became greedy and

  • Lasse Hallstrom's Choolat And La La Land Summary

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    Dreams are only fulfilled in fantasies. In Lasse Hallstrom’s Chocolat and Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, both authors explore the importance of sacrifice, drive and perseverance in achieving one’s dream in spite of all the obstacles. Through the use of imagery of colour, characterisation and setting, Hallstrom and Chazelle share insight on what it is like to have a dream in today’s society, that there are many obstacles for disheartening, but that all the hardships are worth it. Judgement and criticism

  • Analysis Of Erika Schickel's Magic Hour

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    filled with over the top parties, but Another City challenges that idea. “Magic Hour” shows Los Angeles a not so glamorous side of LA, but also shows the beauty of Los Angeles. In Another City: Writings From Los Angeles edited by David L. Ulin, a collection of short stories and poems about Los Angeles, the writers write about coming to Los Angeles or growing up in LA and how this city shapes the residents identities and how Los Angeles is seen to outsiders and residents. “Magic Hour” is about Erika

  • Personal Narrative: Broken Bone

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    Broken Bone(s) and more In June of 2008, I was a happy five year old running around the park at my summer care Good Shepherd. It was a normal day we did all of our morning activities, ate lunch, then went outside to play. I was running around, and suddenly I tripped and fell. I landed in a really wrong way. The teachers ran over, and took me to the office, and I waited for my mom to pick me up in tears. It was going to be a long day. What felt like hours later my mom finally arrived. We went