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Literature

Ragtime Emma Goldman Encapsulates the

Words: 359
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Both Emma and Evelyn embody the transformations occurring in American society that Doctorow depicts in his novel. Emma represents the radical transformation of women from objects of sexual lust…

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2 Pages
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Music

Ragtime The Theme & Mood

Words: 640
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

They are sympathetic to alker because of their fondness for Sarah, a young Black washerwoman who is Coalhouse's lover. The iconic ASP family is called only by their family…

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3 Pages
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Family and Marriage

Ragtime by E L Doctorow Specifically

Words: 1046
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She is just one symbol in the novel that represents how the American family would change during this time, and would never be the same. Impressionable young men like…

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Literature

Novel Ragtime by E L Doctorow

Words: 1864
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

individuals have struggle accepting change. It takes quite some time for one to adapt to this. For regions of a country or even whole nations, change may take decades…

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Essay

Music

Similarities and Differences Between Ragtime and Blues

Words: 1436
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Blues and Ragtime: Paving the ay for Jazz Blues and ragtime helped to pave the way for jazz, one of America's truly unique music genres. Originating in the South,…

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2 Pages
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Sports - Women

Doctorow E L Ragtime My Life

Words: 638
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

127) The ultimate test of interchangeable parts in a factory system are if the ideas can 'make it' in the marketplace of commerce. The ultimate test of what is…

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8 Pages
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Music

Negro Spirituals and the Development of Blues Ragtime and Jazz Music

Words: 3512
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Negro Spirituals and the Development of Blues, agtime and Jazz Music The melodies and rhythms of Africa have found their way to America through many ways and the African-American…

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Literature

Tateh's Journey in E L Doctorow's

Words: 353
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, the true journey Tateh makes in the book is one from poverty-stricken street artist to prosperous businessman. oth these journeys change Tateh, and that is the point of…

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10 Pages
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Music

History of Music

Words: 3511
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Cool Jazz A Brief History of Cool Jazz December 6, 2012, would have marked the ninety-second birthday of pianist Dave Brubeck. The nonagenarian was looking forward to performing at…

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Essay

Music

Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Words: 1028
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Louis Moreau Gottschalk Pianist-virtuoso and composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869) was born in New Orleans and grew up in a neighborhood where Creole music was commonly played. He was…

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2 Pages
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Music

Scott Joplin's the Entertainer Scott

Words: 764
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"The traditional march became the dominant form, and the result was a new art form, the Classic rag" (Jasen p. 83). However, if one were to analyze the Entertainer…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

How Jazz Rag and Blues Began

Words: 962
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Jazz Consisted of: • Folk and blues styles • Emphasis on: • simple harmony • rhythm • and improvisation (based on melody) • Mostly ensemble playing with all instruments…

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20 Pages
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Music

Charlie Parker

Words: 8078
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Charlie Parker Music: The music of United States changed significantly during the twentieth century, and each generation went on to develop its own music. These were all immensely popular,…

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5 Pages
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Music

Jelly Roll Morton Was Born Ferdinand Joseph

Words: 1278
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jelly oll Morton was born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe in 1890 and later became a pioneer of modern American jazz. Growing up in New Orleans, he played piano in…

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Music

Discussing Jazz and the Different Elements

Words: 1017
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Spike Wilner Trio at Smalls This is a review of the Spike Wilner Trio's performance at Smalls on December 1st, 2015. Smalls is located in Greenwich Village and is…

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3 Pages
Essay

Plays

Rise of Entertainment During the

Words: 904
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The National League was formed in 1876 and enabled spectators to observe touring athletes play the game. The first World Series was played between the National League and its…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Music

Technological History of Jazz in

Words: 1575
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

This were then replaced with larger big band orchestras as technology allowed such large groups to be clearly recorded, "As the swing era began, shorts were made of many…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

How Jazz Came From Various Elements

Words: 917
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Earliest Origins of Jazz Jazz has several origins and influences that make it what it is today. The earliest origins of jazz can be traced back to the Congo…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Music

West German Military Response to Invasion of Czechoslovakia

Words: 1662
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

JAZZ: KANSAS CITY AFTER-HOURS CLUS IN THE 1930S & THEIR CONTRIUTION TO JAZZ The objective of this work is to examine the question of what would have happened to…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Music

George Gershwin Was an American

Words: 2645
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gershwin was influenced by French composers of the early twentieth century. The orchestrations in Gershwin's symphonic works frequently seem comparable to those of avel; similarly, avel's two piano concertos…

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5 Pages
Essay

Engineering

Technology and Society -- Science

Words: 1660
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Allen is saying that all of the wonders of technology can never replace tow people connecting and trusting each other. I completely agree with these concepts and given Mr.…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Music

George Gershwin Is Considered One

Words: 2780
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This was the beginning of America's Golden Age of Musicals and thus it is important to understand what actually went into making a great musical. This was also a…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Musical Era of the 1970s

Words: 907
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Roxie was always infatuated by fame, particularly the case of Velma Kelly, a woman on the same cellblock as herself, who is accused of double murder of her sister…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Benny Goodman's Style of Music

Words: 1456
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This section was made up mainly of alto and tenor saxophones, but sometimes also included baritones as well. 1935 saw the creation of the Benny Goodman Trio, yet another…

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10 Pages
Essay

Literature

Transforming Oneself in the Great

Words: 3659
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest."(Johnson,…

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3 Pages
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American History

Accounting-History Was the 20th Century

Words: 1079
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It wasn't until the 1920s and '30s that their blue-collar counterparts began to get paid vacations as well. Americans in the late 20th century "worked more days per year…

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8 Pages
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Music

Blacks in Blues Music

Words: 2189
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Blacks in Blues Music Biographer Lawrence Jackson wrote that author Ralph Ellison was exposed to the blues and classical music from an early age, eventually playing the trumpet and…

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8 Pages
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Music

Pop Is Tomorrow's Classical- Paul Mccartney Discuss

Words: 3141
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Pop is tomorrow's Classical"- Paul McCartney. Discuss this contention within the context of rock/classical music collaborations since the early 1950s. Classical Rock and Popular Prophecy To the average music-listener,…

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10 Pages
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Music

Lives of Several Critical African-American

Words: 2491
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

, in 1963 brought him worldwide attention. He spearheaded the Aug., 1963, March on Washington, which brought together more than 200,000 people. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel…

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3 Pages
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Music

Jazz and the Blues The

Words: 1069
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Most large cities have a symphony orchestra, which may perform a dozen times during a season. Jazz and the blues, however, are usually available most of the time in…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Music

Aaron Copland 1900-1990 Was an

Words: 2074
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Besides other awards, he was given a special Congressional Gold Medal by the United States Congress in 1986-87. Copland left an endowment from his estate to a Fund for…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Music

Miles Davis or John Coltrane Select One on the Development of Modern Jazz

Words: 1833
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Miles Davis and Modern Jazz In every artistic medium there are innovators who push innovation to the edge -- who change the paradigm of their art, and who become…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Music

George Gershwin Is Undoubtedly One of America's

Words: 1797
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

George Gershwin is undoubtedly one of America's most famous composers because of his originality and his ability to create new forms of music from existing genres. A gifted composer…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

History of the Blues

Words: 887
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Blues Music The Origins of Blues Music The Blues is a type of music that comes from the Unites States of America. The history of this type of music…

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14 Pages
Seminar Paper

Music

History of Development of Blues

Words: 4267
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Seminar Paper

Out of about 40 million slaves that were transported from African to the United States, only 15 million of them could survive, however they ended up in pure hell.…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Duke Ellington Symphony in Black African American

Words: 1392
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Duke Ellington: "Symphony in Black" Symphony in Black, A Rhapsody of Black Life" is Duke Ellington's second motion picture. The film was directed by Fred aller at Paramount Pictures…

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4 Pages
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Literature

The Great Gatsby and Jazz

Words: 1346
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The Jazz Age and Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the great novel of the Lawless Decade—the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age, as it was otherwise…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

Music the Influence of American

Words: 945
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Today many mainstream popular artists have Rhythm and Blues influences. In addition some artists fluctuate between signing R&B and pop music. Although there are often distinctions made between the…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Rock and Roll Clearly Music

Words: 3827
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He encourages people to come aboard a train being engineered in "weirdo abandon" by musicians who "dramatized a sense of what it is to be American" (1987, p. 10).…

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Music

American and Asian Music as

Words: 2888
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This, along with the older Psalter by trenhold and Hopkins, was the main influence of the Bay Psalm Book printed during 1640 in Massachusetts. This can be compared with…

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