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  • Life and Impact of the Count

    Life and Impact of the Count

    Life and Impact of The Count Every genre of music has its defining artist who epitomizes every aspect of the music. When it came to the big band and swing jazz era, that man was the Count, whose simple and effortless approach to making music is exhibited by the title quote. William Basie was born on August 21, 1904 in Red Bank, New Jersey, where a local theater was dedicated to him soon after his

    Essay Length: 1,097 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Life of Blondie

    Life of Blondie

    Blondie was the most commercially successful band to emerge from the much-vaunted punk/new wave movement of the late '70s. The group was formed in New York City in August 1974 by singer Deborah Harry (b. July 1, 1945, Miami), formerly of Wind in the Willows, and guitarist Chris Stein (b. January 5, 1950, Brooklyn) out of the remnants of Harry's previous group, the Stilettos. The lineup fluctuated over the next year. Drummer Clement Burke (b.

    Essay Length: 629 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Vika
  • Life of Jazz

    Life of Jazz

    Jazz is more than music; it is the opportunity for individuals to most thoroughly channel their strongest emotions and effect the lives of others. Although starting off as mere slave songs, throughout history it has snowballed into the back bone of all American music. It is the granddaddy and roots of all modern music, yet it still holds a prevalent mark in today’s modern music society, shown through Herbie Hancocks victory of the 2008 Grammy

    Essay Length: 433 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Jack
  • Life of Mozart

    Life of Mozart

    Outline I. Biographical Info A. Early Childhood B. Teenage Years C. Main Career D. Late Career II. Affects and Influences of Character A. Influences on Other Composers B. Personality Issues C. Relationships D. Music To Boost Brain Power E. Study of Rats and Mozart F. Ending Conclusion III. Assessment and Evaluation A. Greatness of a Man B. His Ideals C. Mozart and Saleiri D. The Legacy Lives On. Chapter I Mozart’s Prodigious Life Without a

    Essay Length: 2,132 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Life of Pi - Movie Review

    Life of Pi - Movie Review

    Life of Pi Pi Patel is on a ship to a whole new world. He’s leaving his whole world behind except the zoo, it‘s on board with him. When awoken by a sound, Pi goes to explore. He finds that the ship is sinking and before he can wake his family he is thrown into a lifeboat. A zebra falls into the lifeboat, breaking its leg. Without truly realizing what he is doing, Pi helps

    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Artur
  • Ligetti


    The time is the 1980’s and music composing has evolved into a series of different avenues of mathematically formulated sound to emotionally bound ballads. Gyorgy Ligeti, a composer from an early age, had established a name for himself with such works as �Atmospheres’ (1961) and his opera �Le Grande Macabre’ (1975-1977). His studies on sound and arranging lead him to create and compose many interesting and different styled pieces. �Trio for violin, horn and piano’

    Essay Length: 1,423 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: July
  • Linguistics in Hiphop

    Linguistics in Hiphop

    A hip-hop pioneer and savvy business mogul by the name of Russell Simmons believed that Hip-hop “speaks for the people who live in the worst economic straits since the Great Depression” (Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, + God 26). A scholar by the name of Cornell West also believed hip-hop speaks for those that live in the ghetto, that it is a protest (Reese, 1998). Hip-hop is an expression. The hardened attitude that the

    Essay Length: 423 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Lion of the Desert: Movie Summery and Analysis

    Lion of the Desert: Movie Summery and Analysis

    ‘Lion Of The Desert’ Movie Summary Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in Libya within the African desert. The movie ‘Lion of the Desert”, is a historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, teacher by profession, guerilla by obligation. Mukhtar committed himself to a war that could not have been won in his own lifetime. He skillfully led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931. This

    Essay Length: 1,048 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Listening Music

    Listening Music

    PERSUASIVE SPEECH OUTLINE Specific Purpose : To persuade my audience of the three benefits listening the music that can help students in their study. Central Idea : The three major benefits listening the music are reducing stress, develop concentration and attention, and improves memory performance. INTRODUCTION 1. “Without music, life would be a mistake” said Friedrich Nietzsche. 1. Music can bring up our moods, tell us a story or even bring us down. 2. Billy

    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 29, 2015 By: nurizurasyi
  • Literally Dancing

    Literally Dancing

    I went to watch a production “Literally Dancing”, which was show in the Jackson Theatre at the Gary Soren Smith Center. At the beginning of the show the big red curtains were opening up and a screen flashed the different types of dances and the title “Literally Dancing” appeared. It was emphasized so people would get an idea of the theme of the production and also know the different names of the dances that was

    Essay Length: 633 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: July
  • Little Big Man

    Little Big Man

    In the film Little Big Man the reversed stereotyping was really interesting. It really showed us both sides of the story in my opinion. In the other movies they only show the whites point of view. That the Indians were people just like everyone else. They had a sense of humor, desire, embarrassment. Now like I said it showed us that the Indians had a sense of humor and desirer in the movie. The

    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Vika
  • Little Brother: The Listening

    Little Brother: The Listening

    Little Brother: The Listening Describing this CD in three words would be personal, stylish, and free. Not “free” like it comes with your purchase of fifty dollars or more at Best Buy but “free” as in no boundaries or limitations. When I first put this album in my CD player and pressed play I was completely entranced by the sounds that followed. That was back in 2003 and still to this day you might catch

    Essay Length: 594 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Steve
  • Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine

    Film Analysis Paper A system is a set of interrelated parts. Systems theory assumes that a system must be understood as a whole, rather than in component parts. It is a way of looking at the world where all the objects are interrelated with one another. Many family systems are addressed in the movie Little Miss Sunshine. Wholeness is a system in which the individual parts of the system can not be isolated from one

    Essay Length: 942 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Little Miss Sunshine - Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

    Little Miss Sunshine - Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

    “Little Miss Sunshine" Dwayne’s Breakdown Scene Keith Conly 4/27/2007 Introduction to Film: Dr. Soon Little Miss Sunshine (2006) was directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and is an American road-comedy that shatters the mold. Incredibly satirical and ironic yet, is how deeply human as the Hover family is one of the most endearing in recent film history. The film has a fabulous beginning in which you meet each Hoover individually, pointing out their great

    Essay Length: 1,354 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Live 8 Concert

    Live 8 Concert

    Live8 “We don’t want your money… we want your voice.” – Bono Live8, the largest, most viewed concert ever, took place on July 2nd, 2005. There were ten different venues on that day which included London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Philadelphia, Japan, Johannesburg, Moscow, and Ontario. 4 days later, on July 6th, one more show was put on in Edinburgh, Scotland called “50,000 - The Final Push.” In total, 150 bands performed in addition to multiple

    Essay Length: 2,894 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Live Flesh by Pedro Almodovar: Scene Analysis

    Live Flesh by Pedro Almodovar: Scene Analysis

    Pedro Almodovar’s 1997 film Live Flesh (Carne Tremula), is rich in both visual and story elements, making in the perfect candidate for a scene analysis. Upon writing this paper, however, this was almost to my disadvantage. I watched it through and whittled it down to about five scenes I considered analyzing. This self-challenge is a testament to not only this film, but Almodovar’s whole body of work; he has created so many thoughtful, intricate, and

    Essay Length: 1,529 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Living a Romans

    Living a Romans

    Living A Romans1:16 Life In a Galatians 5:19-21 World! What Do You Believe In? Christianity? mormonism? catholicism? Whatever you believe. Why? God is coming back on the clouds of heaven. With his calves made of bronze. His eyes brighter than the sun. And a double edged sword escaping his mouth. Will You Be Ready 1. Sweet Victory (Trip Lee, Dimitri McDowell, Leah Smith) 2. Ridin Windows Up (George Moss, KJ5) 3. Our God is An

    Essay Length: 292 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2016 By: student Momoh Jensen
  • Lochness Film Essay

    Lochness Film Essay

    Feature films position viewers to see another perspective on life through the language of films. The film Loch Ness directed by John Henderson (1995) will “open your heart… open your mind… then open your eyes…as the legend is about to surface”. The film enlightens a mystery of the Loch Ness monster. The main character, Jonathon Dempsey (played by Ted Danson) is a scientist who is sent to the town in Scotland where the Loch Ness

    Essay Length: 897 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Bred
  • Lockstock


    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) is a British film directed and written by Guy Ritchie, and produced by Matthew Vaughn. The story is a caper comedy involving a cocky young card shark who loses Ј500,000 to a powerful crimelord in a rigged game of three card brag. In order to pay off his debts, he and his friends decide to rob a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat

    Essay Length: 1,372 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Logans Run Vs. the Truman Show

    Logans Run Vs. the Truman Show

    Truman Show vs. Logan’s Run In the last two weeks, we have watched two movies that are alike and different in some very interesting ways. We first watched the Truman Show and then Logan’s Run and saw two very different views on faith, or religion, in film. In the Truman Show, the main character, Truman, is adopted at birth by a company that wants to make a documentary of his entire life. Everything that happens

    Essay Length: 1,775 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Lolss


    You need to be able to recognize and describe the important features of 4 different types of musical form. 1. Ground bass. A ground bass is a bassline or chord sequence that is repeated all the way through a piece, while the melodies and textures change and develop above it. You can find some more information here. 2. Theme and variations. A theme and variations consists of a main tune (or theme), plus a sequence

    Essay Length: 371 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Edward
  • Loneliness


    Loneliness affects everyone at one time or another. Loneliness changes the way a person thinks and behaves. Seclusion can have various effects on a person, for example, the person may become bitter and suffer from denial of the friendships that he/she needs. Loneliness can also develop from several places within an individual. A person will isolate themselves away from others because that person thinks they will be hurt. This situation is similar to Crooks’ situation

    Essay Length: 1,212 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • Lord of the Rings

    Lord of the Rings

    The nature of evil displayed in The Lord of The Rings Trilogy is a topic which is directly and indirectly displayed. From the opening of the film we are introduced with what is good and what is evil and by the end of the first film we are completely familiar with what represents good and what represents evil. Right after the film begins we are told what the forces of good will be dealing with

    Essay Length: 1,275 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Top
  • Lord of the Rings: What Does the Ring Represent?

    Lord of the Rings: What Does the Ring Represent?

    Lord of the ring; what does the ring represent? Introduction First of all, im a big lord of the ring fan, and since ive read these books several times and watched the movies, its not hard to understand that I have been starting to think about different themes in the book, and if there are some symbolism. My term paper will be based on my own subjective opinion regarding the subject of whether or not

    Essay Length: 283 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lorenzo’s Oil

    Lorenzo’s Oil

    After watching the movie, we discussed the movie from several different angles. As a result, we have prepared the following summary of the movie as well as several thoughts regarding the movie. Summary of Movie Three months after Lorenzo Odone and his family moved to Washington D.C., he began to have behavioral problems that soon grew to include motor skill problems. After testing, he was diagnosed with adrenoleucodystrophy (ALD). ALD is an inherited metabolism

    Essay Length: 1,076 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Victor
  • Los Todos

    Los Todos

    Final Details for Order #105-5005863-1037815 Print this page for your records. Order Placed: May 21, 2009 order number: 105-5005863-1037815 Order Total: $29.99 Shipped on May 23, 2009 Items Ordered Price 1 of: Graco Ultra Clear II 49mhz Baby Monitor Condition: New Sold by:, LLC $29.99 Shipping Address: Kliseht Inc. Mariano Gonzalez 265 Eastchester Dr # 317 High Point, North Carolina 27262-7731 United States Shipping Speed: FREE Super Saver Shipping Item(s) Subtotal: $29.99

    Essay Length: 553 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2011 By: marianomgonzalez
  • Lost in Beijing: Social Unfairness Is Mainly Caused by Class Discrimination or Gender Discrimination?

    Lost in Beijing: Social Unfairness Is Mainly Caused by Class Discrimination or Gender Discrimination?

    Lost in Beijing: Social unfairness is mainly caused by class discrimination or gender discrimination? As a reflective film describing the dark sides of human in the prosperous Beijing, Lost in Beijing seemingly depicts how migrant workers are being exploited in terms of career and love relationship in the city. While many people believe that the social inequality presented in the film is the result of discrimination against migrant workers in the city, this essay will

    Essay Length: 1,979 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: October 17, 2017 By: Lokyu Hsu
  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    Lost In Translation “Lost In Translation” is one of those movies that seek to be something having something extra something that is more than a regular movie. Moreover, it does so effectively without being pretentious, all through the movie it does not seem like it is trying too hard to be something other than what is there. It is skillfully written, well directed and it boasts of a solid cast not very spectacular but full

    Essay Length: 668 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong was born August 4th 1901 in New Orleans. He grew up in a very poor part of New Orleans and he led a normal boys life up until he was 13. On New Years Eve of this year he celebrated a little to much and was arrested for shooting a gun in public. Armstrong was sent to a boarding school as a punishment, this thou turned out to be the

    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Louis Armstrong’s Biography and Discography

    Louis Armstrong’s Biography and Discography

    LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S BIOGRAPHY AND DISCOGRAPHY Pops, Satchmo, Dippermouth, Satch, Dipper, Papa Dip, Ambassador Satch , Little Louis …. Lots of nicknames can be used to mention about Louis Armstrong, but above all you can name him as ‘The King of Jazz’. Armstrong is the most influential jazz trumpeter of all-time. He first achieved fame as a trumpeter, but towards the end of his career he was best known as a vocalist and was one of

    Essay Length: 2,601 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Max
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