Orchestra Essay Topics

Filipino Rondalla

The instruments of the standard Filipino rondalla have similarities in structure and are played with a plectrum made out of turtle shell. Except for the guitar and bass guitar(double bass), all are 14-stringed consisting of six(6) sets of strings tuned in the intervals of fourths, each set consisting of 1, 2 or 3 string/s. The… View Article

Celta Assignment 2:Skills -Related Task

Receptive skills: According to J. Harmer in his book The Practice of English Language Teaching, “receptive skills are the ways in which people extract the meaning from the discourse they see or hear”. In the following text “Playing with your food” the main skill that is being practiced is reading and along with it other… View Article

Edward Elgar – Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61, No.1

Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61 is one of the most well-known concerto works which composited by Edward Elgar. Elgar first composited this masterpiece and dedicated to Fritz Kreisler, a famous violinist and composer of early 20th century. On the 10 November 1910, Kreisler played this violin concerto as the first violin player on the… View Article

Overture to “William Tell” by Gioachino Rossini

1. Date: 2-3-13 2. Place: Pope Joy Hall 3. Name of ensemble(s) performing: Albuquerque Youth Symphony included string ensembles of the Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass, and. The Woodwinds Ensemble included the Flute-Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon; Brass Ensemble included the French horn, Trumpet, Trombone, and the Tuba. As well as the Percussion ensemble. As well… View Article

John Williams (Composer)

Born in Queens, NY, in 1932, John Williams is arguably the most sought-after composer in Hollywood today. Musically, John Williams greatly influences my work and I find his grandiose, sweeping scores a benchmark to which I would like to progress to in my composing career. With 47 Academy Award nominations, he is the most nominated… View Article

The Mendelssohn Concerto in E Minor

“I would like to compose a violin concerto for next winter. One in E minor keeps running through my head, and the opening gives me no peace,” German composer Felix Mendelssohn wrote to his friend, violinist Ferdinand David, in 1838. Mendelssohn would seek to collaborate on his last orchestral work with David, revising it painstakingly… View Article

Concert Review

I attended the Chamber Orchestra Concert on November 6, 2012. This was there first concert. They played three pieces during this concert. The first piece that they played was Bassoon Concerto in F Major, Op.75 written by Carl Maria von Weber. The second piece that they played was The Lark Ascending written by Ralph Williams…. View Article

Kinds of Musical Instruments

Trumpet A soprano brass wind instrument consisting of a long metal tube looped once and ending in a flared bell, the modern type being equipped with three valves for producing variations in pitch. Trombone A brass instrument consisting of a long cylindrical tube bent upon itself twice, ending in a bell-shaped mouth, and having a… View Article

Mariachi Music Research Paper

Mariachi music originated in Jalisco, Mexico. It is said it began in the town of Cocula. It is a version of theatrical orchestra, it includes violins, harp and guitars which developed in and around Jalisco. It began in the 19th century, and is still popular today. The Violin is apart of a Mariachi ensemble, it… View Article

Music Appreciation

The concert was at the Thayer Hall, a beautiful state of the art facility that is home for the school’s concerts, recitals, and other events. It holds up to 200 people, theater row seating, and the stage is set up fairly close to the first row seats which gives the performance a more personable feel… View Article

Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey

On Friday, December 24, 2004 at 20:00 the Presidential Symphony Orchestra performed very impressive “New Year Concert” with fourteen pieces from a range of composers as Johann Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, Leonard Bernstein, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, P. Necherporenko, Niccolo Paganini and George Gershwin. The program included different kinds of tastes from classic music…. View Article

Subject: Organizational Management

A. Develop an action plan: 1. Analyze the financial and leadership strengths and weaknesses of the Utah Symphony before the merger. Utah Symphony had a great deal of financial talent, but has been unable to find a strong source for future success. The potential merger builds on these strengths and weaknesses by creating a better… View Article

Symphony No. 94 in G Major

Throughout this paper I will be analyzing the “Symphony No. 94 in G Major” composed by one of the best composers of the classical period joseph haydn. i watched the event on youtube.com, this musical event took place in copley symphony hall on june 5 2011. the copley music hall was established in 1929 but… View Article