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  • Popular Music Research Paper

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    Popular Music MY QUESTIONS As I was listening to Lady Gaga’s Judas one afternoon, I started to wonder about music. Where did it start? How did it originate? Who/ what group is credited for being the official creators of music? A few minutes later, with these -and other questions- still buzzing through my brain, I recalled a paper I had to write for the Language Arts course I am taking; it didn’t take very long for me to decide to do my paper about music. However, as I soon realized, “music”

  • Italy's Music Essay

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    Merrifield Mr. Ford History C-Block 27 October 2011 Italy’s Music The modern state of Italy did not exist until 1861, but the roots of music on the Italian peninsula can be traced back to the music of Ancient Rome. The music of Italy ranges across a broad spectrum of many song types and instrumental types and a body of popular music drawn from both native and imported sources. Instrumental and vocal classical music is a well known part of Italia identity. There are many types of music that Italy has

  • Stars/Auteurs: The Sex Pistols Essay

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    whose personal approach and control over production have given their work a distinctive style. Shuker more eloquently applies this concept to popular music as, “the pinnacle of the pantheon of performers and their work, a hierarchical approach used by fans, critics, and musicians to organise their view of the historical development of popular music and the contemporary status of its performers.” The auteur displays a high degree of musical competency and a respected body of work that, “transcend[s]

  • The Effects of Technology on the Music Industry Essay

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    The Effects of Technology on the Music Industry History of the Music Industry The history of the music industry stretches as far back as the 19th century. Research shows that some of the first recorded sounds were recorded in front of a stunned live audience in 1877 by Thomas Edison. The invention of the phonograph by Edison has made significant change in the way music was listened to, allowing artists to achieve fame and monetary benefits outside of performances. The days of Wolfgang

  • Evolution of Language Essay

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    sex” (). Before the early 20th century these two terms were similar in meaning yet were not used together. In the early 20th century black Americans began to combine both of the terms to describe their music. Within a few decades, the term “rock ‘n roll” is synonymous with a certain type of music. The term “cola” has been in use since 1886 when a pharmacist in Atlanta invented a new drink. Elliot (2014), “Dr John Stith Pemberton made a historic visit to promote a new health tonic he'd concocted

  • Nervous Conditions Essay

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    of their misery. 1. History * The Pantsula became a very popular form of dance in the 1980s among young men and women in the townships of Africa. The dance was not only used for them to express themselves, but was also a way of life. It expressed their lives as a reflection of the violence of the township culture. The dance set them free from parental dominance and it gave them freedom without prejudice. It gained international recognition and became the pop music of the decade. The Dance

  • Critical Analysis Argumentative Essay

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    Critical Argument Analysis Essay Eng/215 Kathryn Geranios Critical Argument Analysis Essay In our country Freedom of Speech is one of the most powerful things we have in our country. Eminem is a rapper here in the United States who is always talked about because of his vulgar language within his music, but we live in a country where it is okay to say what we want due to the first amendment. There are a lot of rappers out there who use vulgar language in their lyrics, so why is Eminem really

  • Deep Blues Essay

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    women and children were seized by slave traders and shipped across the Atlantic for involuntary labor on Southern plantations. Slaves from many African countries carried the songs and music of their respective homelands to America. Finally, here in America, slaves were able to express themselves by finding a momentary escape in music. Blues music reflects the poverty and despair throughout the southern US. The blues brought the black community together and contributed to modern rock and roll. As

  • Rock And Roll (History) Essay

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    Rock & Roll history Where did this type of music come from? The rhythm of rock and rock is from Africa. The immediate origins of rock and roll lie in the late 1940s and early 1950s through a mixing together of various popular musical genres of the time. These included gospel, folk music, and the blues - particularly the electric forms being developed in Memphis, Chicago, New Orleans, Texas, California, and elsewhere - piano-based boogie woogie, and jump blues, which were collectively becoming

  • Elvis Essay

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    1. What role did country music traditionally play in Southern culture and society? Southern culture has been and remains generally more socially conservative than that of the rest of the country. Communities often developed strong attachment to their churches as the primary community institution. Music helped hold communities together, and carried the traditions and shared values. Music gave pleasure, wisdom, and shelter. It also gave an escape for some as well. Music also bridged gaps between