One of the most famous Pop Music groups is the Girls' Generation. However, in the major K-Pop band, Girls' Generation hit song, "Gee," the girls dance along to the song in shorts that reveal their [...]
In the theoretical framework of the functionalist approach, it is also reasonable to suggest that the best way to eliminate some negative features of the modern society is to understand what function they perform and [...]
There are a number of messages sent by the group through their video; still, the essence of them remains to be the same that is to make people believe in the men's power and its [...]
Despite receiving significant popularity at the time, the song is majorly notable for instantly capturing the attention of the media, and receiving a lot of debate and criticism over the perceived "unironic" content of its [...]
My search for words can be explained by the mystery that surrounds the great composer and his last symphony, the ambiguity that the Ninth has aroused in scholarly literature and the public perception, and the [...]
It is rare to find a voice of encouragement saying it is not wrong to keep on believing in the dream. The song's global popularity is due to the unique blend of melody and message.
In addition to this, the song involves a careful composition of chords and notes typical of the American music. This song is a perfect example of an American song considering the lyrical dynamics and he [...]
The structure of the first movement is the "sonata form". He uses it to prepare the solemn return of the First Theme in the Refrain.
I would like to discuss this piece of music from the point of view of the analysis according to the books, and then I plan to talk about my personal feelings of the songs. It [...]
Also, it is important to understand that he was able to affect the culture as a whole and it shows that a particular form of media may have an enormous influence on the population.
It is a great mix of poet's and composer's mastership that follows the composition of the poem and consists of three parts that depict three critical moments in the life of a character: the first [...]
When it comes to identifying the instrumental elements that make Thriller unique as not only as one of the pop songs of the 80s, but also pop songs in general, the variety of the instruments [...]
The high emphatic accent is made by the author through the description of murdering children of the miners. Through this song, the author reveals the absence of legal rights of the employees at the time [...]
To be more specific, the sound of brushes sets the tone and the pace for the song, whereas the mallets create a recognizable pattern.
Because of the introduction of the middle eight into the song, the ballad does not feature the standard verse chorus verse chorus structure, but, instead, introduces the audience to the actual middle eight at the [...]
The creation of the sonatas was closely connected with Cage's involvement in the study of Indian philosophy and Coomaraswamy's school of thought.
Orchestration and arrangement require advanced knowledge of the arranging concepts and the role of all instruments in the orchestra. However, the aim of the current arrangement is to improve personal professionalism and skills via the [...]
Officially, "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus is the success of a beautiful voice and a charismatic performance, scientifically it is a brainworm with many layers designed to penetrate human brain on the unconscious level.
Considering family as one of the aspects of American culture, the music video Mockingbird by Eminem perfectly reflects the situation in the US society.
The current rock music has experienced metamorphosis and has the characteristics of disco in term of explicit content and glorification of satanic regalia.
The creation of Parsifal, the last and most considerable dramatic work of Wagner, lasted from 1857 to 1882, embracing the last third of the composer's life, and thus absorbing his most mature and thoughtful ideas.
In this regard, Schiff turned the piano into a tool of accomplishing a great piece of a concert. This created a sense of unity in the concert performance.
The Adagio has a soulful theme that is in E-flat, performed by the cello. The entire third section is in G-major.
Of course, this is an eternal story of the conflict between the good and the evil. I believe this is the power of music and Baroque style, in particular, as it was very appealing.
One of the most remarkable peculiarities of the process of creation was Mozart's ability to create music in his head without using dozens of drafts and sketches.
The extreme popularity of the song among the black population can be explained with references to the fact that Armstrong changed the original lyrics to accentuate the social meaning of the composition and elaborated the [...]
It was nominated for the record of the year at the Grammy Awards and, for two weeks, it remained at the top of the hottest 100.
The influence of the Western culture on the development of the modern society is difficult to overestimate. Thus, researchers, educators, official, celebrities of show business and the rest of the population of the planet are [...]
It could be argued that the second version of the composition Ravel's Bolero is one of the rare cases when each of the two alternatives that a composer comes up with sounds equally amazing.
At the same time, there is somewhat of a nervous and worrisome emotion, as the person feels being lifted by the sounds, but the rise is so quick and mind bottling that there is little [...]
Secondly, the domain contextual, denoted as "C", is used to recognize the workings of such features of music as association, repetition and categorization of a piece of music.
Although the folktales differ based on the kinds of food that the ogres eat and the food that the ogre uses to trap the children, the fact is that in all the folk tales food [...]
The following are the main roles of piano in the Schubert's Erlkoing; The piano in the Erlkoing made the poem to be quite interesting.
With regard to the above discussion, the writers Balouris, Shriver, and Sisario dedicate their articles to discussing the impact of social media development on shaping new forms of communication.
It is obvious that the time of music composition and the peculiarities of the personal condition impact the music outcome. The first movement begins with the strings and clarinet appears only in the middle of [...]
In 1950, the song was used for the second time in an orchestra performance. He was appointed to lead members of the sect in Maine.
A composition that offers a real spiritual journey, Pope Marcellus Mass is a true representation of the Middle Ages and renaissance.
These authors narrate their experiences of America by explaining the existence of folk songs in American music and describing the nature of American folk music in general.
In spite of all changes and additions by famous musicians to the role and the definition of the term primo uomo, the 18th century introduces primo uomo as the only worthwhile male leading singer of [...]
They are characterized by the deviant bowing, and the active strumming is a distinctive feature of the ensemble parts with references to guitars as it is used to emphasize the final parts of the music [...]
When one listens to the "Black or White" song, it is clear that Michael Jackson is not expecting his audience to be either white or black people to listen and learn the message he is [...]
At the start of his career in the mid 19th century, the demand for romantic music was high. The death of his son, daughter, and wife was a big blow to his career in music [...]
To see the situation from the perspective of its social significance, it is necessary to refer to Mills' concept of sociological imagination and to the division of problems and issues into personal and social ones.
Having a new lyrics in it: "Un-cry these tears" and serving to raise the tension in the song and bring it to its climax, the bridge in Un-Break My Heart is by far the most [...]
The most peculiar thing about the song is that it is packed with all sorts of literary devices and, therefore, is more of a puzzle for the audience to solve, which makes it twice as [...]
Although he was nurturing his works in a period when there were other famous symphonies, he managed to remain outstanding in his compositions and was eventually a pillar of symphony history. Berlioz admited that in [...]
The symphony genre of music refers to musical pieces of the western classical music developed for orchestra and that is comprised of four movements. The major aspects of classical music are present in Mozart's symphonies.
Due to the calmness and almost silence of the first, a solo movement commences in the BWV 120. The instruments that are dominant in the orchestra are the string instruments.
His ninth symphony was the best ever composed making a summary of the previous eight. The ninth symphony is in the form of a choral.
At the time he lived in Vienna, Mozart composed six symphonies and most probably reused some of his old Salzburg symphonies and those of Haydn and Joseph.
He adapted to style of the moment like in symphony number 25 that was inspired by storm and stress of that time.
92, A Major The composition of this symphony was finalized in 1812 and it premiered at the University of Vienna, one year later in 1813.
As most of Falla's works, Three Dancers from the Three-Cornered Hat are filled with a variety of flavors of the Spanish folk music the shuffling dance rhythms, clicking castanets, flamenco melodies, and strumming guitars. A [...]
Incidentally just like the minimalist composers of today, Ravel developed the Bolero piece in a controlled form of monotony but contained within its self the capacity to sedate and capture an audience, the Bolero piece [...]
In this essay, the role of orchestra in Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle is discussed from the perspective of the plot of the opera and of from that of musical conjuncture of the discussed period.
This observation, and the fact that the opera was among the first literary works to expose the differences in the way of life between the Western and Eastern world, are the unique features of the [...]
Harmony is the opposite of melody since the latter is taken as the horizontal characteristic of music while the former is taken as the vertical characteristic of music.
The Public Safety Act and the Criminal Amendment Act which were signed in 1953 enabled the government to declare the state of emergency.
What the West wind saw is the seventh of the twelve preludes in Claude Debussy's first book of preludes. The prelude is however different from west wind in that it suggests a calmer and more [...]
The text of the sonnets is closely followed by the musical material reflecting all the changes in the scenery, the weather, and the atmosphere of the situation.
Initially, the originators of the instrumental concerto were Italians: their natural bright character favoured the development of this playful genre that involved the key idea of competition between the soloists and the accompanying orchestra.
This bold new piece marked a new phase in the classical era and was a sign of better things to come.
In my opinion, this deprives the lyrics of Rappers Delight of a certain discursive depth and contributes to the fact that the discussed song can be well referred to, as such that promotes a highly [...]
On the one hand, everything from the names in the title of the song to the lyrics points at the fact that the song could be written to honor the memory of Britt and make [...]
Although traditionally, a motive is supposed to be the glue that holds a song together, in the world of modern music, other elements of a song can perform the given function.
When singing as the narrator, the first character in the song, Shubert vocals range between the middle and minor mode. The son is frightened and Shubert manages a high range to show the fear in [...]
And this can be said to be the third feature that is unique to the seventh symphony. It ought to be noted that the manner the symphony transcends and descends is an ultimate score in [...]
According to Titze, "all religions over the world have a common belief about world peace"; that through prayer and supplication, people can achieve and foster peace in the world.
The paper examines the meaning of serialism in music with reference to the classical writings of early music composers such as Adorno and Dahlhaus.
The instrumentation layers the performance of the song in a manner that displays solid mastery of the instruments in the creation of melody.
This particular piece of work takes the form of a simplified structure which consists of the following parts; a slow movement at the start of the song which forms the introduction to the piece.
The role of transitions is to help in moving from a rondo to an episode section. It could be mentioned that in most cases the episode will serve as a development section of the form [...]
In fact, the song is a response to the escalation of the conflict in Vietnam. The song is the general attitude of young Americans towards the conflict in Vietnam.
In its original sound, this part is structured and smooth, but listening to the performance of the London Classical Players, it seems that the sound is separated, the lopes of the music notes are heard.
In order to understand the relationship between tonal quality and mathematics, we can focus on the concept of dissonance and harmony in music.
Birnbaum argues that drug use has led to the breakage of many groups due to the fact that some members of the group are unable to cope up with the behaviors of their colleagues.
It is crucial to understand various provisions of this song in the context of its meaning and symbolic aspects. This is an interesting provision in the context of human life and how people relate.
He brings out the mood of the song by adjusting his voicing to encase the melody in a supportive manner."Hotter than Hot" by Louis Armstrong is identified as one of the greatest jazz recordings in [...]
The division of the poem into parts and the fact that it is the song influence the form of "That's It for the Other One".
The melody starts in the instruments' low range and after minute 0:51 of the piece the range of the instruments used becomes higher.
In the middle of the past century, in the United States arose the African-American Civil Rights Movement. We Shall Overcome demonstrates that one song can serve as a tool of forming the identity and collectivity.
Thievery Corporation show a character of an upright fellow who stands to condemn the indifference of the richest man in Babylon.
I would have to say that the reason Jordan chose to utilize an electric guitar for this particular type of song was due to the fact that electric guitars have the ability to increase the [...]
Candle in the Wind 1997 is a masterpiece for it was able to deliver its purpose in being a farewell song of the people to the Princess, portrayed Diana as a kind-hearted humanitarian who had [...]
For them to appeal to the audience, artists can use any of the three categories of persuasion, that is, ethos, pathos and Logos in their work.
From the start of Part 1 of "Summer" listeners are treated to a tempo in the music that is distinctly allegro in quality due to the rather fast paced manner of playing.
A violin based classical piece, the music is rendered in waves of slowly rising short strokes of the violin that lead to a near climactic rise as the piece progresses, hooking the listener intently with [...]
The song "As I lay me down" captures the emotive senses of the listener purely by the introductory combination of the guitar and the piano.
A soloist then joins at a certain stage after the introduction, a sharp soprano that begins to tell of the prophecy of the coming Messiah, the death and resurrection of the Messiah, and the ultimate [...]
Speaking of the melody of each piece, one must necessarily mark that the peculiarities of each composition are emphasized with help of the original interpretation of the orchestra.
So in this song the artist is also lamenting the dangers of drugs and the theme of the music is one that advocates against tackling the problem with issues of drug abuse by arguing the [...]
But it was Bach who had the greatest influence on the Mozart's development as the composer, "Bach introduced Wolfgang to the world of the opera and the symphony, treating the boy as the colleague..".. It [...]
The significance of the initial phrase is emphasized by the fact that it is repeated four times at the beginning of the piece, then in the middle of the piece, and then developed in a [...]
Cohen then goes further to describe how it will be during the time of the end and he posits that order and meaning will vanish as, "Things are going to slide in all directions".
It is an improvisation, one of the ways to express people's feelings and emotions; it is black folk music that originates from West African Americans; it is a style of life that was inherent to [...]
The reader gets to know the artists deepest thoughts about the woman he loves and therefore, the reader feels the intense love like if he/she was the one in love.
The Flying Dutchman illustrates the story of the opera in miniature: "stark, fierce chords in the woodwinds and strings plunge the listener immediately into the middle of a wildly raging storm at sea as the [...]
On the other hand, the prolonged time periods reduce the impact of the listeners' formal expectations and shift the emphasis towards the musical content of the symphony.
The folk music of that period addressed matters of social injustices and folk music eventually transitioned to protest songs in the1960s as a result of the dissatisfaction of the public and their current political and [...]
Most of the songs in the album were composed by Paul McCartney who is a famous composer in Britain and he was assisted by Lennon.