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American Stage Music

Outline the main changes and developments in American Stage Music from “Showboat” to “West Side Story”. Choose appropriate musicals to support your argument. The modern musical has been an important form of entertainment throughout the 20th century, still enjoying a good degree of popularity now. In its earlier days, a musical wasRead More

Personal Statement to study Music

My interest in music came at a fairly early age when I used to love listening to Radio 1 and Classic FM as a toddler but it wasn’t until, after watching my sister and aunty at dance festivals who had been in a number of music projects and performances withRead More

Using food and music

The opening of the scenes throughout the play show a contrast in the way Shakespeare illustrates Rome and Egypt. The contrast is more apparent in the shorter scenes. In the scenes set in Rome, Shakespeare uses language to portray a sense of urgency and speed. The lines are shorter andRead More

Classical music

In ‘A Clockwork Orange’ the character of Alex is both the protagonist and the vessel used to impart the novels unusual views on morality. Burgess initially presents Alex as a psychopath who commits various acts of violence, ruthlessly raping and robbing, showing no remorse for his actions. Alex is theRead More

Moulin Rouge

The most frequently non-diegetic sound in this trailer is the background music which is played over frames. Background music is also used to link shots together. These are known as sound bridges. The interesting and unusual part of the “Moulin Rouge” trailer which is probably the most persuasive selling toolRead More

Sound And Music

The overall view of the music was that it was all to a steady beat that was the same in several different but very effective songs which emphasised the beat in movement as well as just the music. I think that all of the music in the performance was veryRead More

American Music

Though many doors have been opened there are many that have remained shut. For instance, the way that many labels choose to market female artists like sex symbols instead of relying on their ability to perform. Women musicians are becoming more and more visible, and, with this, visibility comes intoRead More

Music Innovations for the 20th Century

There are two kinds of music progression in the 20th century. The first are those that are fully embittered with the persisting relevant methods and traditions of the past, to which music composers then seek to go against it and replace with something fresh and untraditional. While the second progressionsRead More