Tag: Music

Music – universal language for people

Just like most people, even Native Americans are fond of music. Music has been a universal language to people of different races or even to the different faces in the world. Music has been used centuries before in rituals, chants and dances. For the Native Americans music plays a vital role in shaping their history, …

Music Analysis

STUDENT SAMPLE 12:30-1:45 October 7, 2010 Contextual Analysis From Protest to Peace In Coldplay’s “Violet Hill,” an anti-war theme unfolds along with opposition of political and social issues. From a relatively obvious perspective of a soldier to subtle remarks regarding modern media, Coldplay pieces together a protest song that steadily speaks out against the flaws …

Music as sound organized into meaningful patterns

Music is defined as sound organized into meaningful patterns that express human emotions and meaning. Music can include a wide variety of forms from a long and complex classical symphony performed by a large orchestra to a simple, traditional folk song. The word music comes from “Muse” the name for the goddesses of ancient Greek …

Music

Music comes in a variety of different styles.  It has been written since the beginning of time, first through singing, and later through rudimentary instruments.  Through the ages, instruments have continued to develop.  String instruments, like violin and cello, were among the first to appear.  Music has changed and grown through the years and as …

Music Censorship

Censorship in Music When listening to the radio, most people come across a song that has been changed from its original version, whether certain words are beeped out, or a string of lyrics are replaced altogether. This is censorship, and it is very common on the radio. It is also very controversial. People don’t agree …

Glossary of Musical Terminology

Glossary of musical terminology From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes. Most of the terms are Italian (see also Italian musical terms used in English), in accordance with the Italian origins of …