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  • Lady At The Virginal With A Piano Analysis

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    Dalton Hocutt Scott Baine Art 1113 VG 01 4 October 2017 Part one: General Information Title: Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman, The Music Lesson’ Artist: Johannes Vermeer Date: 1662-1665 Provenance: This painting was painted in London, England. It was painted for a fellow named Jacob Dissius, and around 1742 it was acquired by King George the 3rd. Location: This painting was located in the Royal Collection in London. Later it was moved to the Buckingham Palace. Media: Vermeer

  • Analysis Of Lady At The Virginal With A Gentleman

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    A. Scott Baine ART 1113 GT01E October 4, 2017 Part I General Information Title: Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman, ‘The Music Lesson’ Artist: Johannes Vermeer Nationality: Dutch Date Created 1662-1665 Provenance: The painting was made in Great Britain for Jacob Dissius before 1696. After that it was obtained by the low countries by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini in 1718. After these events the painting started getting sold and bought from person to person. Joseph Smith bought it from Giovanni’s

  • Italian Piano Research Paper

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    Two types of stringed keyboard instrument were available to the household or court musician from the 16th century to the middle of the 18th: the harpsichord and its near relations, the spinet and virginal; and the clavichord. In the harpsichord family the string is plucked by a small plectrum, originally of quill. The variety of sound from these plucked instruments is achieved not primarily by finger pressure, but more subtly by phrasing and articulation. Variety of tonal color can be obtained,

  • History Is the Piano Essay

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    H The Piano Prepared By: Maria Darbinian Prepared For: Professor Daniel Moser Introduction to Humanities DeVry University Online In the 1700’s the piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori in Florence, Italy first introduced to the world as the "pianoforte" meaning “Soft loud”. “In the last quarter of the 18th century the piano had become the leading instrument of the western art of music that still lives on till today as an exotic instrument played by talented people in the

  • Informative Essay On Piano

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    Whats a piano ? What does it look like ? How does it work ? Well , I have answers to all those questions. You will be learning about the creation of the piano , What does it look like and how it was used . Now read on to answer those questions,. remember them. The first piano that started everything was created in Padua Italy 1709. In Italy a man named Bartolomeo Cristofori invented the first piano, his birth date was: 1653 and his death was: 1731 .Christofori called the first piano , pianoforte

  • Elizabethan Era Music

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    strike the strings to vibrate them (“Musical”). The harpsichord was the precursor to the piano. Instead of hitting the strings, the harpsichord would pluck them to make a more metallic sound. The spinet was a small upright piano that is similar to the harpsichord. Another instrument is the virginal. Like the spinet, it is also similar to the harpsichord (“Elizabethan“). Keyboards were and still are the most known class of instrument. This era gave us variations and new keyboards to use and

  • The Life and Works of Giuseppe Verdi Essay

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    situation Verdi’s father because he believed in his son’s natural musical talent was able to scrape together enough money to purchase his son an old, battered, used spinet that was an early version of the piano also at the age of 7 years old, but in his enthusiasm to foster his natural musical talent he had completely mastered the spinet by the time he reached the age of nine years old. For further teaching his parent’s s sent their only child to nearby Busseto so that he could study music

  • Medieval Music And England During The Time Of 1066-1500

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    Medieval Music in England from 1066-1500s What significant developments or achievements from Medieval Music in England during the time of 1066-1500 CE has had an impact on today’s music and how? The Medieval Times had a lot of trading and invasions of new lands. Countries exchanged ideas to other countries, introducing new discoveries and inventions. During Medieval England, music was a current and changing development, with composers changing their music all the way to the growth and decisions of


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    HISTORY AND ORIGINATORS OF KEYBOARD BAROQUE PERIOD Harpsichord (Italian cembalo; French clavecin), stringed keyboard instrument in which the strings are plucked to produce sound. It was developed in Europe in the 14th or 15th century and was widely used from the 16th to the early 19th century, when it was superseded by the piano. In the 20th century the harpsichord was revived for performance of music of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, as well as for new compositions. The incisive sound quality

  • A Performance Practice On Louis Marchand 's First Harpsichord Suite Essay

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    A performance practice on Louis Marchand’s first harpsichord suite Musicians now tends to pay more attention on the composers of the first and second generation of the French harpsichord music (Jacques Champion de Chambonnières, Louis Couperin, and Henri d’Anglebert for the first generation; François Couperin, Daquin, and Rameau for the second generation). However, what should not be ignored is that the first decade of the 18th century, which was one of the most productive periods in the history