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  • Influential Russian Composers: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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    Influential 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

  • Essay on Russian Composers

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          Russian composers are often mentioned in history as the most influential in the world. With style unlike any other, Russians are able to capture mood through a unique ability to capture exactly what they feel. Exactly how the Russians are able to do this is unknown, though through this, the greatest composers have turned out to be Russian. Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich are all able to write and portray the most detailed feelings and moods, and it is to

  • Russian Opera Essay

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    Russian Opera The seeds of a distinctively national art music in Russia are usually dated from the first half of the 19th century. The performance of the opera A Life for the Tsar (1836), by Mikhail GLINKA, is usually cited as the turning point for Russian music (Russia's national anthem is taken from this opera). In this historical opera, as well as in his subsequent opera Ruslan and Ludmila (1842), the orchestral fantasy Kamarinskaya (1848), and numerous songs, Glinka successfully fused

  • Igor Stravinsky, a Russian Composer

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    Igor Stravinsky is known as one of the most important and influential composers of the twentieth century. Igor was born in Lomonosow, Russia on June 17, 1882 to Anna Kholodovsky and Fyodor Stravinsky. When Stravinsky was only three he witnessed a musician at a Russian fair singing, clicking his tongue, and making armpit noises. Igor was so excited to go try it at home. This was one of Stravinsky's first memory of music. Igor's childhood was not a good memory for him. He felt hated and neglected.

  • Russian Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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    Kennedy Kern 8th Grade 10/5/17 Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer who lived from April 25th, 1840 to October 25th, 1893. He was also known as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk, Russia and died in St. Petersburg.(Britannica) Tchaikovsky was a composer in Romantic Era. (Wikipedia) At the very end of 1875, he left Russia to travel in Europe. In November 1876 he finished his symphonic fantasia Francesca da Rimini.(Wikipedia) Earlier that year, he had

  • Computers And Music : Computers

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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

  • Music Streaming : How Can They Not Carry Those Amazing Records?

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    He can still remember it as if it was yesterday – how he had his heart broken for the first time and not tell anyone. Through his growing years, his mom bought him numerous records of his favorite artists. He loved it dearly and listened to it every day. When he realized that some of it had been broken, he tried searching for new copies on record stores, but he was not able to find any. On the back of his mind, he was asking, “How can they not carry those amazing records anymore?” However, all those

  • The Evolution Of Music And The Evolution Of Music

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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

  • I'M Sure Every Young Musician Has Had The Thought Of Pursuing

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    I 'm sure every young musician has had the thought of pursuing a music career at one time or another. Most up us grow up being told that if you follow your passion in life you will in one way or another become properous in what you do. But follwing your passion can be hard infact (Rowe;) suggests that following your passion isn 't always the best way to have a sucessful career Many talented musicians are being encourged by there peers to pursue a music career, while their parents or family members

  • The New Queen Of Pop

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    The New Queen of Pop? “My artpop could mean anything” (Lady Gaga, 2013). Lady Gaga’s incredibly creative and diverse music and art influenced the music industry, making her one of the most influential people in the world. Gaga grew up with an interest in music, her music influenced by Christianity in her family. She began singing at open mic bar nights in New York, with several small bands. Soon, she broke onto the scene, and released her album, The Fame. (“Lady Gaga”, 2010) Quickly, she grew in

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