Operas

Antonio Vivaldi
Antonio Vivaldi
Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice on March 4th, 1678. Through ordained a priest in 1703, according to his own account, within a year of being ordained Vivaldi no longer wished to celebrate mass because physical complaints “tightness of the chest” which pointed to asthmatic bronchitis, or a nervous disorder. It is also possible that Vivaldi was faking his illness. There is a story that he sometimes left the alter to jot down a musical idea. He had became a priest against his own
Censorship on Television
Censorship on Television
Censorship on Television Television, radio, and now even computers are growing as quickly as anyone can imagine. As these media sources expand there is a continued need for censorship. In this day and age television, being the least censored of the masses, should have certain simple and specific regulations set upon it. Television programs should be censored based on content, the time slot it will be showing, and the audience that will be viewing it. The first part of television that should be e
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out al
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out al
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out almost daily at the Ministry of Labor in Buenos Aires. There, under the glare of camera lights, a former radio star and movie actress, now the most powerful woman in South America, would enter her office past a crush of adoring, impoverished women and children. Evita Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, would sit at her desk and begin one of the great rituals of Peronism, the political movement she and her husband created.
A Modest Essay
A Modest Essay
A Modest Essay . ESSAY: IN ORDER FOR THE ADMISSIONS STAFF OF OUR COLLEGE TO GET TO KNOW YOU, THE APPLICANT, BETTER, WE ASK THAT YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: ARE THERE ANY SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD, OR ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU HAVE REALIZED, THAT HAVE HELPED TO DEFINE YOU AS A PERSON? I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate et
Running Wild
Running Wild
Running Wild Gabe Vincenzo Essay About the Novel Hiroshima Welcome to the nuclear age. Temperature are hotter than the surface of the sun. Light is blinding. Air pressure is deadly. Radiation is lethal. The experiences of six people that survived the planets first nuclear explosion are reported to us in Hiroshima by John Hershey. The book begins by describing the situation of the six individuals just before and at the moment of the explosion that changed history. The book first introduces Miss.
Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte was a novel filled
Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte was a novel filled
Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte, was a novel filled with many emotions and activity. Her characters represent an on going conflict between love and hate. Upon the publication of the book articles and reviews were written regarding Brontes novel. Following her death some of these were recovered such as the following written January 15 1848: In Wuthering Heights the reader is shocked, disgusted, almost sickened by details of cruelty, inhumanity and the most diabolical hate and vengean
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Table of Contents Population Culture Tradition Way of Life Vegetation and Animal Life History Religion Arts Language Education Health Government Climate Trade Resources Agriculture Bibliography Austria Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely mirror lakes and thick forest cover a good portion of the land. Austria with
Music is an important aspect of tradition or culture My family is infl
Music is an important aspect of tradition or culture My family is infl
Music is an important aspect of tradition or culture. My family is influenced by different kinds of music arranged from folk to modern. My father and I are interested in western music. While, my mother is attracted to Asian music such as Chinese operas. My father’s taste in western music is due to an early age exposure to jazz by from grandfather. My grandfather use to live in Hawaii and when he moved back to China he would listen to jazz everyday. I also discovered that my father had lived in
Right from the beginning the plot is almost conveniently evident You f
Right from the beginning the plot is almost conveniently evident You f
Right from the beginning the plot is almost conveniently evident. You find a woman, Edna Pontellier, tired of living her life as a pampered and owned wife and mother. She is searching for much more in her life, some sort of meaning for her whole existence. She searches for a long time but in the end, the inevitability of her life's pattern and direction wraps around her, suffocating her. She is overcome with wonder, confusion, and guilt for what she believes and what she does to express her b
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27th, 1756. He was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Pertl. Leopol was a very successful composer, voilinist, and the assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. Mozart showed musical talent at a very young age. By age five he was composing minuets.And at age six he played before the Bavarian Elector and the Austrian Empress.His father taught him, but said teahcing Wolfgang was hard because he knew so much already. His fathe
Commercial Advertisements
Commercial Advertisements
Commercial Advertisements From the time when television was introduced, it has captivated us with its ability deliver prompt and specific information into our lives. Television has always been viewed as a well established form of mass media. Conversely, with the frequent interjects of commercial advertisements appearing throughout our scheduled programs, it is also assembled to distribute exact messages into minds of its viewers. Television aims its messages at a particular audience by airing sp
A new Standard
A new Standard
A new Standard? In this paper, I am going to examine the notion of Standard English itself, in addition to its social implications. The aim of this essay is to explain the reasons why the regional dialects are gaining ground over the Standard English, and why nowadays the Standard has not a high status over other dialects. The main points which are going to be developed are these: § Differences between accent and dialect § What is Standard English? Different definitions about what Standard Engl
17th Century Soap Operas
17th Century Soap Operas
17th Century Soap Operas At the beginning of the seventeenth century, England went through some drastic changes. Queen Elizabeth died in 1603 after reigning for half a century, and her death effectively changed the entire social and economic make-up of England. The majority of her reign was characterized by civility, prosperity, and her complete control of the nation. After her death, James Stuart of Scotland inherited the throne, and he could not have been more different from his predecessor. W
1920s
1920s
1920s 3/14/04 Rising out of the trenches of World War I, the United States enjoyed innovations in the arts and entertainment and the quick fortunes that could be made in business, all of which were elements of the so-called “roaring twenties”. The fervor for reform of the progressive era was all but dead by the turn of the decade, but its remnants affected the culture that followed. The art, music and literature of the time expressed both the disillusionment of the recent past along with hope fo
General Summary- The Great Depression
General Summary- The Great Depression
General Summary- The Great Depression The Great Depression lasted from October 24, 1929 until the economic recovery of the 1940s. On October 29, Black Thursday, the stock market crashed heavily, and continued to fall sharply throughout the coming weeks. As a result, the United States and the world were thrown into a decade of poverty and unemployment. The depression affected all sectors of the economy. Farm owners and agricultural workers suffered from falling crop prices. Businesses failed from
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he'd been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emplo
Carmen
Carmen
Carmen; Centering on a few strong emotions – love, hate, desire, fate and death, the opera Carmen is an epic tale that revolves around the beautiful, luring Gypsy girl named Carmen, and Don José, a solider that is later madly in love with her. It was originally offered to Bizet in a form of a libretto from Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. The opera is generally considered to be Bizet’s most important work. The setting of this lyric drama is Seville, where Carmen works in a small cigarette facto
Amadeus
Amadeus
‘Amadeus’ Music 32 1.) A musical shift began to unfold around 1720, as the musical world found Baroque to be too rigid and intellectual, and the late Baroque practice of applying a unifying theme, to be too restricting. It was at this point, that Europe diverged into a number of slightly varied directions, or trends in music. The three defining styles formed in different areas were, notably, France, Germany, and Italy. France's focus was on the style galant, which is a French term that means, a
Reality Television
Reality Television
Reality Television Today’s viewers are so crazy love reality program, not only due to the prize gaining, but also because reality TV allows viewers to fantasize about gaining status through automatic fame. Ordinary people can watch the shows, see people like themselves and imagine that they too could become celebrities by being on television. It does not matter as much that the contestants often are shown in an unfavorable light; the fact that millions of viewers are paying attention means that
The Renaissance Era
The Renaissance Era
The Renaissance Era Historical Events 1500 – 1600: DL: African Slaves are taken across the Atlantic to work on sugar plantations – 1510. ED : University of Valencia founded – 1500 RP : Ahmed ad Mansur leads Moroccans into a battle against the Songhai – 1500 VA : Nuts and Bolts are first used in Europe – 1550’s. M : William Shakespeare is born – 1564. PH : Elizabeth I begins her reign as Queen of England – 1588. ST : The First toilet is invented – 1589. LT: Sir Walter Raleigh born - 1552 PH : Pol
What brought Hitler to power
What brought Hitler to power
What brought Hitler to power Adolf Hitler did not live a very long life, but during his time he caused such a great deal of death and destruction that his actions still have an effect on the world nearly 50 years later. People ask what could've happen to this small sickly boy during his childhood that would've led him do such horrible things? For Adolf it might have been society, rejection from his father, failure as an artist or was he born to hate? Adolf was born in Braunau, Austria in 1889.
Evolutionary PsychologyFact or Chauvinism
Evolutionary PsychologyFact or Chauvinism
Evolutionary Psychology—Fact or Chauvinism Every man’s dream, at one time or another, has been to be the all powerful sex god, with harems of submissive women. So why not invent a psychology to express that? Actually, I feel that evolutionary psychology is based on some kernels of truth; however, it fits in better when approached from the overall biological view of natural evolution combined with wisdom from the sociological perspective. From the biological point of view, one can hardly believe
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was one of the greatest composers the world has ever known; whose legend continues to grow more than two centuries after his death. A prodigy already in his early childhood, he was a successful musician during his whole lifetime - even when giving up his safe employment and working as a free-lance artist. 3720 of the 13097 days of his short life Mozart spent traveling, still most of his compositions originated in Salzburg, the town wher
HITLER Adolf 1889-1945 The rise of Adolf Hitler to the position of dic
HITLER Adolf 1889-1945 The rise of Adolf Hitler to the position of dic
HITLER, Adolf (1889-1945). The rise of Adolf Hitler to the position of dictator of Germany is the story of a frenzied ambition that plunged the world into the worst war in history. Only an army corporal in World War I, Hitler became Germany's chancellor 15 years later. He was born on April 20, 1889, in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria, of German descent. His father Alois was the illegitimate son of Maria Anna Schicklgruber. In middle age Alois took the name Hitler from his paternal grandfather. After tw
It started by way of messengers and scribes evolved through
It started by way of messengers and scribes evolved through
It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most powerful source of information we have, a
Greek Drama
Greek Drama
Greek Drama 700 B.C. was the time and Athens, Greece was the place. Religion was a large part of daily life. Many festivals were being held in honor of the ancient Greek gods. One festival is mainly accredited with the invention of Greek Drama. This festival called the City Dionysia was held in honor of the Greek god Dionysus, the son of Zeus. Dionysus was the god of everything fun (such as wine, sex, and parties). Although these festivals were fun they were also a very spiritual time for the p
Demystifying The A-Team Formula
Demystifying The A-Team Formula
Demystifying The A-Team Formula: an Examination of Character Personalities and Old Genres In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Team. Most everyone who has been watch
The Romantic Era
The Romantic Era
The Romantic Era (1850 - 1920 C.E.) The Romantic era was a period of great change and emancipation. While the Classical era had strict laws of balance and restraint, the Romantic era moved away from that by allowing artistic freedom, experimentation, and creativity. The music of this time period was very expressive, and melody became the dominant feature. Composers even used this expressive means to display nationalism . This became a driving force in the late Romantic period, as composers used
GF Handel Kari Andrews
GF Handel Kari Andrews
G.F Handel Kari Andrews Composer 1st Period Choir 1685-1759 George Frideric Handel was born in 1685. The exact date is February 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany, but spent most of his adult life in England. Handel combined German, French, Italian, and English musical styles in about 40 operas, 20 oratorios, and several other vocal pieces, instrumental, and church music. In addition to Handel's music study, he also trained in law at Halle University. Although Handel was appointed to the organ at the H
Talk Shows
Talk Shows
Talk Shows With talk shows ruling day-time television, people are left with little choice but to watch this humiliating form of entertainment. Turn the television on in the afternoon and you will find a large variety of talk shows to choose from. Maybe we have become a nation addicted to hearing our neighbors' seamy personal problems(You 40). Personally, I feel it is both the lack of choice and the attraction to other peoples problems. Many of the topics on talk shows are degrading to our soc
Media Another word for mass communication
Media Another word for mass communication
Media: Another word for mass communication The world we live in now is a world of mass communication. Today we have access to more information than was ever possible before, thanks to radio, television, newspapers, and the internet. You can sum up all these means of gathering information in one word: Media. The means of instant communication for hundreds of millions of people every day, hour, and minute. Where else would you find the latest international news, financial information, or weather
When one thinks of Hitler one usually thinks of all the innocent peopl
When one thinks of Hitler one usually thinks of all the innocent peopl
When one thinks of Hitler, one usually thinks of all the innocent people that he ordered to be slaughtered. Over six million Jews were killed on his command. When one thinks about Hitler, one probably doesn’t think about his childhood. Hitler had a very rough and harsh upbringing. His father was a drunk, and he moved a lot when he was a child. Not many people thought Hitler would amount to anything. He was lonely. He thought that all of the Jewish people had nice houses, food and slept in comfo
THE DEATH OF WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ACCORDING TO AMADEUS
THE DEATH OF WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ACCORDING TO AMADEUS
THE DEATH OF WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ACCORDING TO AMADEUS Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg, Australia. His father, Leopold, a musician at the Archbishop’s court, was a well-known composer. By the age of five, Wolfgang was writing little minuets and playing the harpsichord. His father taught him composition, counterpoint, and harmony. Because both Wolfgang and his sister were talented musicians, their father decided to take his two prodigies on a tour that includ
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on othe
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on othe
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on other cultures. One influence Germany had on other cultures was its food. Sausage, baked goods, and beer seem to be the most indigenous food. Most of the sausages can be eaten hot or cold such as the frankfurter. A few of the sausages, such as Bratwurst, must be cooked and a few--Schlachtwurst and Touristenwurst--eaten only when cold. Bratwurst was a pork sausage, usually cooked over an open fire. Schlachtwurst literally means “s
Obesity What it does to People
Obesity What it does to People
Obesity: What it does to People Obesity is like a plague sweeping across America killing some emotionally and others physically. With over 29 million people overweight in America, people are still unaware of the risks of obesity. (Kanigel 30) Emotionally, they are effected by the perfect image publicized in media, stereotypes, and prejudices of others. Physically, they suffer from arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and sometimes even death. The overweight feels as if they have to possess the
Richard Strauss was a German composer and conductor well
Richard Strauss was a German composer and conductor well
Richard Strauss was a German composer and conductor, well known at Munich. He was born on June 11, 1864 in Munich, Germany. He died September 8, 1949 at Garmisch-Patenkirchen. He was eighty-five years old when he died. Richard Strauss was married and has one son. He married in 1894. Strauss’s first symphony was when he was fourteen years old. His father was Franz Strauss he was also well known in Munich for his horn playing. His father supervised Richard’s education. At four years old he was ta
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Pres
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Pres
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Present Gender conflict arises when one set or another defies social norn through thought or actions. Society is constantly changing, some would say evolving, and gender roles are constantly being redefined. Female have traditionally been subservient to males women throughout the passage of time have found themselves fighting our male dominated society in order to gain their rights and remedies in the legal system and society its
WHAT'S INFLUENCING YOU
WHAT'S INFLUENCING YOU
WHAT'S INFLUENCING YOU? INTRODUCTION Life is about making decisions. We decide daily about things like morality (should we cheat or take the honest route at school), sexuality (should we sleep with the person we are dating), and economics (what job should we look for). These decisions determine the course of our lives, and ultimately the place where we spend eternity, for the greatest decision is to decide to follow Christ or Satan. We all like to think that we are unique and that we are entire
What makes that record button going
What makes that record button going
What makes that record button going? You come home from work or from school like I do everyday and what do you do right when you come through the door? Do you grab a snack or a can of pop, no you go push that rewind button on the VCR so you can catch up on what happened today on your Soap. What is the catch that has us so obsessed over watching some day to day made up life played by actors? You have your own life to worry about why would you want to worry about if Sammy is going to do this,
Monkey King is indeed rebellious being in fact not an ordinary being H
Monkey King is indeed rebellious being in fact not an ordinary being H
Monkey King is indeed rebellious, being in fact not an ordinary being. He was born out of a rock, fertilized by the grace of Heaven, according to the story. Being extremely smart and capable, he learned all the magic tricks and kung fu from a master Taoist. Now he can transform himself into seventy-two different images such as a tree, a bird, a beast of prey or a bug as small as a mosquito so as to sneak into an enemy's belly to fight him or her inside out. Using clouds as a vehicle he can trav
Greek Amphitheater
Greek Amphitheater
Greek Amphitheater: Structure and Performance Thesis: in the next few pages people will be educated with the location and background of Ancient Greece ( Greece ) and about the structure and performance of a Greek Amphitheater. Theater has been around for a long time. But people never took the time-out to think about who made the first play, where the first play was held, or when and where the first person built a theater. Just think about it, movies and television shows probably all originated
CRIME VIOLENCE AND THE LAW IN MEDIA
CRIME VIOLENCE AND THE LAW IN MEDIA
CRIME, VIOLENCE, AND THE LAW IN MEDIA The national media, and in particular television, is the most powerful source of information we have. The media, more than anything else in today’s world, shapes public perception. Unfortunately, most of what we see, hear, or read is about the chaotic condition of planet earth. Sure, there is plenty of chaos to report on, but by bombarding the public with one horrific report after another, the media acts like a giant amplifier of pain and misery. In many peo
Tchaikovsky His Life and Times
Tchaikovsky His Life and Times
Tchaikovsky, His Life and Times Jenna Garrity 11/07/96 BOOK REPORT (can be edited to just a biographical report on Tchaikovsky) Wilson Strutte All through his life, Tchaikovsky was tormented by his imaginary horrors. Yet while suffering psychological terror, Tchaikovsky was a musical genius. This is his story. Peter Llyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 07,1840 in Russia. He had a younger brother, Modest, whom in later years Tchaikovsky wrote many letters to. His letters told us most of what we kno
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Pres
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Pres
The Importance of Gender Conflicts Literature to Society Past and Present ENGL 1302 Professor Bonin by Mary Finch Gender conflict arises when one set or another defies social norn through thought or actions. Society is constantly changing, some would say evolving, and gender roles are constantly being redefined. Female have traditionally been subservient to males women throughout the passage of time have found themselves fighting our male dominated society in order to gain their rights and remed
Feminism
Feminism
Feminism Feminism Feminism is the belief that women should have economic political and social equality with men. This term also refers to a political movement that works to gain equality within a male and female relationship. In a male and female relationship both the roles of the male and female should be equal. Equal in many ways ten one: they should trust each other, share responsibilities, listen to one another, respect each other, and of course love one another equally. This type of relatio
George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel
George Frederick Handel German-English composer, George Frederick Handel, is one of the greatest composers of the Baroque period if not of all time. His work, Messiah, is one of the most famous and beloved works of music in the world. During his career in music, Handel composed Italian cantatas, oratorios (like Messiah), Latin Church Music, and several operas. Handel moved around from country to country writing, composing, and producing music for royalty such as Queen Anne and George of Hanover.
Glass Menagerie
Glass Menagerie
Glass Menagerie Glass Menagerie: Relationship Between Jim and Laura Essay submitted by Sarah In high school, Jim was basically your all around nice guy. He was friendly to everyone, and an example of this is that he called Laura Blue Roses . He was being friendly when he nicknamed her that, but otherwise they didn't really talk to each other. That was basically under the only circumstances that they actually talked. The only reason that Jim asked Laura what was the matter in the first place, was
Viva La Liberta
Viva La Liberta
Viva La Liberta Politics in Opera Imprint Information Viva la Liberta! - Politics in Opera by Anthony Arblaster is published by Verso in 1992 in London, Great Britain. It was the book's first edition and publication. The book contains 340 pages of text, no illustrations, and includes a tables of contents, nine main chapters, conclusion, notes and and an index. The chapters start with the period of modern politics, the French Revolution in 1789 and with Mozart: Class Conflict and Enlightenment fr
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 musical
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a remarkable musician and composer. Mozart was born in Salzburg Austria in 1756. By the age of four it was evident that he possessed tremendous musical talent and music memory. His father Leopold who was a master violinist and composer decided to enroll young Wolfgang in harpsichord lessons. At age five Mozart was composing music and by age six he had mastered the keyboard. By his early teens, he had mastered the piano, violin, and harpsichord