Eric Whitacre, the American Composer

The American Composer named Eric Whitacre Eric Whitacre was born on the date January 2, 1970 in the town of Reno, Nevada. Whitacre grew up in his home-town Reno and began his musical career with his junior high marching band led by a man named Jim Burnett. He later changed to playing synthesizer in techno-pop … Read more

Domestic Assault in Hawthorne’s and Melville’s story The Paradise of Bachelors

By the 19th-century, according to Hawthorne and Melville, a man’s home was no longer his castle, but an effete parlor-room, a locus of stripped and castrated masculinity that hampered the development of classically intellectual and original literature in favor of the mawkish and uniform. While Hawthorne’s and Melville’s story “The Paradise of Bachelors” both show … Read more

Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C Minor: A look at the mixed elements

The third movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13 is an excellent example of sonata-rondo form. It conforms to the expectations of a hybrid of this kind, utilizing elements of both the sonata and seven-part rondo (ABACABA) forms. It completes four full rotations as described in Hepokoski and Darcy’s model, including a … Read more

Dolores O’Riodan biography

Seminal 1990s Irish rock group The Cranberries’ vocalist Dolores O’Riordan has passed away at the age of 46, a publicist confirmed to BBC. A statement which relayed the news of O’Riordan’s death read: “The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available … Read more

Impressionism in music

Impressionism music dynamic part in between 1875 and 1925 and it was a way to show your mood and emotion through music and using instruments to create a feel or a picture to the audiences and the listeners of the piece this was usually made for people to get a picture in people’s minds while … Read more

The Events and Message of Adam Mansbach’s Angry Black White Boy

The concept of an entire race being born into a system subconsciously and socially degrading them is appalling. Underprivileged and undeserving, these unfortunate people groups are cast into mediocrity and suppressed under the unbearable weight of white supremacy. African Americans in particular experience this at as great or greater a degree as any other race, … Read more

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s View of Sexuality and the Sense of Control as Portrayed in His Composition, Don Giovanni

Self Agency and Sexuality in Don Giovanni Don Giovanni, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, follows the endeavors of a libertarian, sexual deviant, and elite member of society, Don Giovanni. Both from the libretto and numerous interpretations of the text, it is is clear that Don Giovanni has a clear disregard for the ‘rules’ of society, … Read more

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s View of Sexuality and the Sense of Control as Portrayed in His Composition, Don Giovanni

Self Agency and Sexuality in Don Giovanni Don Giovanni, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, follows the endeavors of a libertarian, sexual deviant, and elite member of society, Don Giovanni. Both from the libretto and numerous interpretations of the text, it is is clear that Don Giovanni has a clear disregard for the ‘rules’ of society, … Read more

An Analysis of Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major Op. 55 or Eroica Symphony, a Musical Masterpiece of Ludwig van Beethoven

Week Four Essay Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major Op. 55, or famously known as the “Eroica Symphony,” is one of the composer’s most celebrated works. This piece marks the beginning of the composer’s second of three musical periods and is considered to be a significant turning point in classical style composition … Read more

Domenico Scarlatti’s Biography

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was born in 1685 in Naples (then part of Spain now part of Italy), the sixth of the ten children of composer and teacher Alessandro. Growing up in Naples he most likely studied under his father and Francesco Gasparini, a Venetian composer. While in Venice it appears Scarlatti became a close friend … Read more