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  • Gunther Schuller's Music For Brass Ensemble

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    In the second movement of his Music for Brass Quintet, Gunther Schuller utilizes unique articulations, rhythmic variance, and different combinations of mutes resulting in tension built from the swiftly changing textures. Throughout the movement Schuller takes advantage of brass instruments ability to double and triple tongue quickly. As seen in measure 3, he sets up the trumpet, horn, and trombone to tongue at different speeds while raising in dynamic. Due to the similar timbre of these instruments

  • Comparison Of Handel's Hornpipe From Water Music Ensemble

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    Dume When comparing or analyzing styles of play by different ensembles of either different pieces of music or the same, one must keep a keen ear to the technicalities and expression attempted for the listener to clearly hear. In this report, first, two different ensembles playing George Frideric Handel’s’ Hornpipe from ‘Water Music Suite’ is compared and contrasted. Next, yet another comparison is made between two different ensembles playing the piece written by Ludwig van Beethoven, Sym. #5, 1st

  • Essay on Ensemble Music During the Baroque Period

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    Baroque Period (1600-1750) Ensemble Music During the Baroque period, instrumental music was written for every conceivable size of ensemble. On the smaller side, the Baroque sonata offers one of the finest examples of chamber music. Two types of sonata are found during this period: the sonata da chiesa (church sonata), and the sonata da camera (chamber sonata). The sonata da chiesa was more somber, while the sonata da camera was, much like the suite, usually comprised of dance forms. The gigue

  • A Study On Wartburg College

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    is eighteen, and the student to faculty ratio is an impressive 11:1. Of the 1,482 students at Warburg College around 450 are involved in music in some way. This shows a strong emphasis on and belief in music. There are currently fifteen choral and instrumental ensembles at Wartburg and there is always potential to be more. They allow people to form music ensembles and have them supported by the school if a faculty member will sponsor it. They even have a community symphony that some selected students

  • EJ Eaton Scholarship Analysis

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    achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” –Henry David Thoreau. This quote demonstrates everything I wish to achieve while attending the University of Tennessee at Martin. Through this school and the amazing music program, I plan to become an even better leader, teacher, student, and trombone player. Having my work ethic, planning, and determination I have made it this far and I do not plan to slow down any time soon. Due to my accomplishments in my past and

  • Latin School Concert Report

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    enter the stage. In 4 years, I would be just like them, I hoped. There were 4 fantastic music ensembles that would perform: Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Chorus. Each group had a particular conductor, but all performed with much skill, gusto, and professionalism. The first to perform was the Concert Band, conducted by Dr. Emily Threinen (Director of Bands at the Univeristy of Minnesota School of Music), with pieces such “Nitro” by Frank Ticheli and “Sheltering Sky” by John Mackey. The ensemble’s

  • Essay about Quest for Identity in The Life of Galileo by Brecht

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    Quest for Identity in The Life of Galileo by Brecht Throughout the course of history, from era to era, mankind has been on a continuous attempt to perpetuate what they perceive as the truth; and in doing so, embark on a quest to find their true identity and place in life. One must realize that the common theme in all literature is the search for identity and belonging. Bertolt Brecht, author of "The Life of Galileo," effectively uses the developing character Galileo Galilei to portray a

  • What Factors Affect The Sound

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    There are many factors that contribute to an ensembles’ sound. Most of which we spend our musical lives practicing; things like tone, vowels, diction, ect. As we begin to make the transition from ensemble member to leader we are thrown yet another contributing factor to sound: conducting. The art of conducting is a continuously growing set of skills for an individual. Many of the greatest conductors have spent decades perfecting their craft and creating their style, while building their musicality

  • Rivals Vs. Family : Rivals Or Twins?

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    two renown primarily music colleges, Luther and Wartburg. Not only do they compete in sports, but they compete heavily for students as they are both great music schools. There is great pride in each of the programs, within their respective colleges, and many proud alums that feel deeply that either is the top school, but what they are blind to is all the similarities that also go along with their beloved schools. Even though there are differences between the two rival music colleges, the have many

  • A Brief Biography of David Dickau

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    David Dickau David Dickau is a man whose true passion and love is music. Composing and Conducting music is what he truly loves. An Honored Conductor, Composer, and Clinician, He has Composed many Pieces such as the popular “If Music be the Food of Love”, “Dresden Canticles”, and “Stars I Shall Find”. Dickau was born in 1953 and now lives in Mankato, Minnesota, serving as the Director of Choral Activities at the Minnesota State University. He began his career there in 1991 and ever since has