Nathaniel Michael, Music Appreciation, TR 1:00-2:15
I entered this concert a little skeptical. The idea of repetition seemed like a style far from
art music. If I wanted to hear someone repeat the same melody I wouldnt have to leave the top
Music Hostory Study Guide Part 3
Color is an important element in Baroque music.
1* Most prominent family: string family.
2* Most prominent instrument: violin.
3* Woodwinds were prized for their agility.
4* Trumpets - valveless, parts
Music History Study Guide Part 1
The Baroque Era
Baroque Era: 1600-1750
Science and Thought
Age of great confidence, magnificence and discovery.
Many important scientific developments:
Galileo and Kepler> astronomy.
Harvey>circulation of blood.
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Music Appreciation Study Guide
1.) Blues Music- Grew out of the African-American slave culture; primarily a vocal genre;
Lyrics: difficulties of slave underclass; Authentic folk music style; became the bedrock of
rock and roll
- Accompanied by the guitar
Music Appreciation Chapter 9 -Study Guide
- When concert halls appeared? Baroque Period
- Concert hall for rich or poor? Rich
- Publishing Houses? Widely printed copies of pieces where compositions be sold
- Concert length, during 18th and 19th centuries?
The pattern of note durations
The emphasis of particular beats, primarily for dancing
Patterns of strong and weak beats
The pulse underlying the music
Wind instruments, made of metal, on which sound is created through
Searcy Brass Quintet
Nathaniel Michael, 10/3/12, Music Appreciation Tue/Thu 1:00-2:15
The Brass Quintet was a highly enjoyable experience that was filled with fun pieces.
Most of the works were lighthearted and were easily appreciated. This pattern was mi
Jazz Combo Concert
Nathaniel Michael, Music Appreciation TR 1:00-2:15
Before I attended this concert, I think that I had some incorrect assumptions about the
nature of jazz music. I expected it to be mellow and very few instruments playing at once.
Nathaniel Michael, 12/11/2012, MUS-101-06
Far Horizons is a piece from the video game soundtrack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
It is acclaimed by many video game critics as an impressive and significant piece of music. The
soundtrack was composed by Je
The Concept of Resistance
By Nathaniel Michael
The Resistance by Muse takes on a challenge issued by bands like the Who, Pink Floyd,
and the Styx. It is a challenge to create a concept album of rock music, and even further than
that, to write a rock opera
Exoticism in Aqueous Transmission by Incubus
The song Aqueous Transmission by Incubus is the bands attempt at creating a relaxing
meditative song with an oriental ambience. The idea began when Steve Vai gifted Incubus
Music History Study Guide Part 2
Churches have grandiose structures, dramatic paintings with religious themes as well as
decorations in gold, with rich textures and surfaces.
The magnificence of the king can be heard in ceremonial m