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Silverchair: Neon Ballroom (epic)
Number of words: 478 - Number of pages: 2

.... playing "Kashmir" on a bad drug day, even throwing in a little flatulent. Yes-ish prog-rock to boot, all of which staggers around a bit and then proceeds to fall flat on its sunburnt face. Silverchair's leader Daniel Johns has been thinking long and hard about what's happening today, and through he's made a killing off the record biz and never has to work another day in his life, he's decided to lead a youth revolt against "overweight people in suits": hence, "Anthem For the Year 2000," complete with a Siverchair countdown calendar. "We are the youth/We'll take your fascism…. In the .....

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Number of words: 291 - Number of pages: 2

.... successful in music. They played alternative music. Their first album was Bleach. It was releases on June 1989. It was a big hit. From the success of the album the went on tour in England. Then the released another album called Nevermind. It was released in 1991. The album just went platinum. For the album they went on tour to Europe. Nevermind album hits the number 1 charts for the second time. Then one day Kurt Cobain meets a girl in another band called Hole. Her name is Courtney Love. The ended up getting married in Hawaii in February 24, 1992. Then in August 18, 1992 they .....

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The Music Of Louis Armstrong
Number of words: 1488 - Number of pages: 6

.... the life and development of Louis Armstrong. Armstrong was born into a childhood of challenges and struggles. He was born poor and illegitimate in New Orleans on the fourth of August 1901. In addition to his hardships, Armstrong was forced to grow up lacking a fatherly figure. Due to this, Armstrong’s main support through out his childhood is accredited to his mother (Ward 16). As a child, Armstrong was introduced to and guided through music by his only fatherly figure and mentor, Joe “King” Oliver. Oliver was not only Armstrong’s favorite musician during his childhood, but als .....

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The Grateful Dead
Number of words: 1304 - Number of pages: 5

.... "marmaduke" Dawson,who later joined the New Riders of the Purple Sage. Work was scarce for the Jug Champions until Dana Morgan, owner at the store where Jerry taught banjo and Pig Pen worked,provided the money and equipment for them to become electric. After they had become electric they renamed the group the Warlocks. Dawson and Matthews were soon to leave and they were replaced by drummer Bill Sommers (Krentemann) and Phil Lesh, who was a trumpet player who learned to play bass guitar in a very amazing two weeks just to get the spot. This completes the now familiar Dead line up. The War .....

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The Beat Generation
Number of words: 1454 - Number of pages: 6

.... made Burroughs an underground celebrity, and is widely considered his best work.3” Burroughs is in fact though, “the only major beat figure not strongly influenced by Buddhist thought.4” Jack Kerouac, who had wrote the great novel, On The Road, contained great reference to jazz. It contained the idea of spontaneous prose which Kerouac thought of while listening to jazz. Spontaneous prose was “the style of being true to one’s beliefs and idealism’s”, and this reflected the beat’s movement and spontaniety. Jazz was definitely an essential for the beats in . Jazz was .....

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Beethoven's 8th Sonata: Analysis
Number of words: 244 - Number of pages: 1

.... sound. Melody - (bar 1-10), there is an introduction of a slower melody which will lead to a faster melody in the exposition in bar 12. Rhythm - The rhythm is fairly straight forward with quite a few dotted eighths or sixteenths in (bars)................ 1,2,3,5,7,8,133,134,135,295,296, and 297. Meter - The meter is in a common or (4/4) time. However, in the exposition, it changes into a cut or (2/2) time in (bars 12 - 132), (bars 137 - 294), and (bars 299 - 310). Tempo - There are two tempos which are: .....

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Progression Of Music From The 1940's To The Present
Number of words: 1014 - Number of pages: 4

.... of many music styles in an upbeat sort of fashion. One example of when country had an impact on Rock & Roll was with Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis. Jerry's career was huge, with his hits like "Whole Lotta Shakin' goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire". That is, his career was huge, until the it was made public that he fell in love with a married his 13 year old cousin. In 1957 Rock & Roll had been turned upsidedown when Buddy Holly hit the airwaves with "That'll be the Day." Buddy Holly rolled out hit after hit after hit. That is, until his plane went down in Iowa. He died at th .....

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Jimi Hendrix
Number of words: 873 - Number of pages: 4

.... long before his work was in demand with some of the best known artists in the field, such as B.B. King, Ike and Tina Turner, Solomon Burke, Jackie Wilson, Littler Richard, Wilson Pickett, and King Curtis (Clifford, pg. 181). Using the name Jimmy James, he toured with a bunch of R & B shows, including six months as a member of James Brown's Famous Flames (Stambler, pg. 290). At the Cafe Wha! in New York, in 1966, Hendrix decided to try singing. Jimi lucked out when a man by the name of Charles "Chas" Chandler from Eric Burdon's Animals heard him at the club and thought he was sensational. When .....

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Elvis Aaron Presley
Number of words: 359 - Number of pages: 2

.... acclaim through his many, often record-breaking, live concert performances on tour and in Las Vegas. Globally, he has sold over one billion records, more than any other artist. His American sales have earned him gold, platinum or multi-platinum awards for 131 different albums and singles, far more than any other artist. Among his many awards and accolades were 14 Grammy nominations (3 wins) from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received at age 36, and his being named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 197 .....

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Acculturation: The Beginning Of Music Education
Number of words: 1849 - Number of pages: 7

.... after birth and about 36 months (3 years). The first stage is Absorption. One of the most difficult things to do when guiding children through these stages is to know when the right time is to move them to the next stage. This often requires much patience. The reason that you need so much patience is because all children move through the different stages of preparatory audiation at different times. The times when children move are as different as their handwriting. In the Absorption stage, children are “absorbing” music. But, not all music is appropriate. Most of the music that .....

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