‘William Tell Overture’ is one of the most well-known classical music that people would recognize this song right away when they hear it; especially for its finale section. The music was composed by Gioachino Anotonio Rossini in 1829. He is an Italian composer who has written several operas, sacred music, chamber music and some piano pieces and he was the popular opera composer before his retirement in 1829. Some of his well-known music “includes the Italian comedies The Barber o Seveille, La cenetrentola
The beginning When researching the history of marching bands there are several elements that make up a marching band. According to Wikipedia, A marching band is a group consisting of instrumental musicians performing outdoors for the purpose of entertainment, sometimes exercise, and competitions. Marching bands are used for military, marching shows, dance bands, concerts, and games. Studies show that there are a lot of similarities between band music and military operation. Most marching uniforms
Chick Webb. As band leaders of these group both men display various different qualities whilst also sharing some similarities. By examining their different styles and techniques on how they perform jazz music we discover how they came to be such prominent characters of this era. Jimmie Lunceford was a well-known American alto saxophonist and band leader. However Chick Webb overcame adversity to become one of the most idolised drummers of his time and an inspiring band leader. Both men established
Ballroom in Los Angeles. Very soon after, swing became the means of entertainment and theme music all over Hollywood. Although America was suddenly closing its book on the Great Depression, WWII was a sequel that quickly followed. American big band leader, composer and trombonist, Glenn Miller was the individual who inspired the World War II generation and boosted the morale of society with many of his swing style tunes.
Miles Davis, raised in Illinois, was a very natural musician who had a drive-a leadership and motivation that always had a thirst for new ideas. He grew a real need to change the definition of Jazz, to modernize its sound, finding and exploring new ways of Jazz music. He had an aura and musicality that attracted many younger people and younger musicians. [Lyons. 2015. University of Ulster] Davis grew a powerful, melodic and expressive style. He developed his own method of playing such as the use
regions in eastern Sri Lanka. The system of temple rituals represents a symbolic microcosm of the caste hierarchy and distribution of labour in local agrarian set up. As per the rituals, in every occasion, the very last pot of gruel is awarded to the leaders of the local Paraiyar Drummers. The hamlet of the drum-beaters seemingly appears to be exactly the opposite of the village of the upper caste people: a single lane with no pavements shaded by dense coconut trees on both sides with palm-thatched mud
Lyrical Voice By: Lakella L. Taylor And Frankie Fipps Joy in the Midst of my Pain By: Lakella L. Taylor God give me the strength I need to go on My heart is wailing, sorrowful My soul lies driven in by the tide of despair. Lord lift up my heart; lift up my soul, save me From my affliction and pain. For great is my love for thee. For thy art my joy in the midst of my pain.