Solo Concerto

George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel George Frederick Handel George Frederick Handel was born on February 24, 1685 in Halle, Germany. One of the greatest composers of the late baroque period (1700-50) and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians. Handel was born February 24, 1685, in Halle, Germany, to a family of no musical distinction. His own musical talent, however, expressed itself so clearly that before his tenth birthday he began to receive, from a local organist
George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel George Frederick Handel was born on February 24, 1685 in Halle, Germany. One of the greatest composers of the late baroque period (1700-50) and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians. Handel was born February 24, 1685, in Halle, Germany, to a family of no musical distinction. His own musical talent, however, expressed itself so clearly that before his tenth birthday he began to receive, from a local organist, the only formal musica
The Classical Period
The Classical Period
The Classical Period The Classical Period Getting it\'s name from art history, the classic period in music extends from 1740 to 1810 and includes the music of Haydn, Mozart, the first period of Beethoven, and Bach\'s sons. The classical period of music coordinated harmony, melody, rhythm, and orchestration more effectively then earlier periods of music. During the classical era the social function of music began to change from earlier aristocratic and religious connections toward more public an
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach Word Count: 713 Regarded as perhaps the greatest composer of all time, Bach was known during his lifetime primarily as an outstanding organ player and technician. The youngest of eight children born to musical parents, Johann Sebastian was destined to become a musician. While still young, he had mastered the organ and violin, and was also an excellent singer. At the age of ten, both of his parents died within a year of each other. Young Sebastian was fortunate to be taken
Bach
Bach
Bach Word Count: 1351 James Dorney December 18, 1999 Music History 1 Mr. Kimball Johann Sebastian Bach A Great Contributor Of Music Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admir
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Word Count: 721 The composer of some of the most influential pieces of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18th-century classical period and the new beginnings of Romanticism. His greatest breakthroughs in composition came in his instrumental work, including his symphonies. Unlike his predecessor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for whom writing music seemed to come easily, Beethoven always struggled to perfect his work. Ludwig van Beethoven was bo
Comparison Between Piano Concert by Barbara Wieman
Comparison Between Piano Concert by Barbara Wieman
Comparison Between Piano Concert by Barbara Wieman and Sacramento Chamber Orchestra Comparison Between Piano Concert by Barbara Wieman and Sacramento Chamber Orchestra February 20, 1997 William Strang On Feb 20,1997, I attended a piano concert that was performed by Barbara Wieman. The performance was held at the American River College Music Department choir room. The choir room holds about 100 people and every seat was taken and students were seated on the floor. The audience was dressed casual
Bach
Bach
Bach Word Count: 1345 Johann Sebastian Bach A Great Contributor Of Music Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admire. He truly can be considered a music history great. Bach,
Franz Josef Haydn
Franz Josef Haydn
Franz Josef Haydn Franz Josef Haydn: Franz Josef Haydn wrote quite a few concerti for piano, which have never really enjoyed the popularity of such pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While some accuse Haydn\'s piano concerti of being too \'light\' or having \'no meaning\', I find those to be inaccurate surface impressions. I have found a great deal of enjoyment from these pieces of Haydn, and one of my favourites of his piano concerti is the seventh. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Word Count: 1316 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685 in the town of Thuringia, Germany where he was raised and spent most of his life. Due to a shortage of expenses, he was confined to a very limited geographical space, as was his career. This greatly affected his, in that his music was not as widley known as other composers of the time. On traveling he never went farther north than Hamburg or farther south than Carlsbad. To look back on the life o
Part IV: Baroque Period (1600-1750)
Part IV: Baroque Period (1600-1750)
Part IV: Baroque Period (1600-1750) Timeline Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600) Cervante, Don Quixote (1605) Galileo, earth orbits suns (1610) King James Bible (1611) Witchcraft trials in Salem, Mass. (1692) Defoe, Robinson Cruse (1719) Swift, Gullivers travels (1726) The Baroque Style Time of flamboyant lifestyle Baroque style fills the space Visual Art o Implies motion o Busy Architecture o Elaborate Changes in approach to science o Experiment-based, not just observation o I