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    The elegant Viola For this instrument report I will be expanding on my favorite instrument, which is the viola. I decided to pick this particular instrument because I truly enjoy the harmonic, lively and mysterious melodies it produces when it is being played. Additionally, when the viola is played along with other instruments its musical ranges complements the songs because it can alter between Soprano and Bass. Even though it usually does not have solo music composed for it the viola is a string

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    Viola Odorata's

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    factors such as light, water, temperature, and nutrition all take part in plant growth. But do plants affect each other? If there are three Viola odorata’s in a container, then they will grow faster and more efficiently compared to a container holding nine Viola odorata’s whereas they would most likely absorb more water and other environmental factors. A Viola odorata is an annual plant that is also known as a sweet violet ‘Wellsiana’. These plants naturally complete their life cycles in about the

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    Introduction Viola Spolin is the creator of theatre games. The purpose of the theory is to help struggling actors with improv, and I am one of them. When this assignment was given to me, I carefully examined which theatre theorist related to my weakness pertaining theatre and discovered Viola Spolin. About a month ago, I volunteered to participate in Arts Week at my school. My task was to get on stage in front of an audience and improv for two minutes while a dancer, musician, and singer performed

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    Theater Pioneer Research Paper Viola Spolin is one of greatest theater academics known to mankind. Along with being an actress and theater coach, she was also a mother to Paul Sills who has played his fair share in theater arts as well. Spolin was raised in a family who had a strong ties to arts which included opera members and charades. Although probably given the opportunity , Viola did not head straight for the stage. She intentionally trained as a settlement worker. She studied at Neva Boyd’s

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    orchestra I was second chair viola which, me only being a freshman, was a very big deal. At least it was for me. Many of my other friends in orchestra already had their own instruments, and I felt like it was time to get one of my own. So for months I begged my parents. I insisted that I wouldn’t give up playing in a year or two, that I really would stick with it long enough for the investment to make sense. Finally, in the beginning of 2015, they agreed to get me a viola. Now was the hard part

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    whether the birth of the viola preceded or succeeded that of the violin. However, iconographic and documentary evidence indicate that the violin, viola, and cello most likely evolved together as a family of instruments very early in the sixteenth century and almost certainly in northern Italy. Part-writing for the viola in chamber music has changed dramatically over time. By the end of the seventeenth century, while the violin had remained popular in chamber music, the viola was very much neglected

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    which will be related to my instrument-viola. I choose Rebecca Clarke , probably the most prominent women-composer who wrote for viola. Most of Clarke’s compositions were written in the first three decades of the twentieth century, her works was largely unknown until the 1970th. Such is the curiously small impact she made as a composer in England in her life time that the first edition of Lionel Turtis’s book “Cinderella no more” doesn’t mention her viola Sonata, even though now violist from all

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    The History of Chamber Music What is chamber music? It is ensemble instrumental music for up to about ten performers with typically one performer to a part. Since circa 1450, there has been instrumental music designed for private playing. These pieces used many instruments and (in Germany) it was common that the folk songs would contain 2-3 countermelodies to expand and elaborate the whole, and to arrange the outcome for groups of instruments. Although the

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    perform instruments and vocal music. In Classical Music, trio and quartet depending on the sound of instruments such as string, piano, and winds instruments which are the most common in this period of the music. String Quartet is composed of 2 violins, viola, and a cello. Also, Piano Trio is constituted of piano, violin, and cello. On October 29, 2017, I attended the "Afternoon of Chamber Music" on The Bernie Wohl Center which I enjoyed this presentation of these musicians for many reasons. In this intimate

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    Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four was made up of three different pieces. Each of the three pieces were composed by, in order, W. A. Mozart, M. Ravel, and J. Brahms. Performing the pieces were Alicia Eppinga on the cello, Barbara Corbato on the viola, Mark Clinton on the piano, and Mihai Craioveanu on violin. These musicians performed sub-sections within the pieces known as movements, which brought their own sense of individuality to the piece while still creating a sense of unity across the board

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