Joseph Haydn, Composer of Classical Music
– Joseph Haydn was a composer born in Rohrau, Austria in 1732. He was the son of a wheel maker, whom taught himself how to play harp on an amateur and recreational basis. His family was musically inclined and Haydn was immersed in music since his early childhood as they made it a family affair to sing together and at times even along with neighbors. His father appreciated Haydn’s fine vocal ability and recognized that Rohrau was not an ideal place for Haydn to develop his musical skills. He was fostered under the care of their relative Johann Matthias Frankh at his request around the age of six, never to return home….
Music Composers: Franz Joseph Haydn
– Franz Joseph Haydn is widely imitated because of his excellent technique that makes his music, so rich in quality and quantity by having one of the most fertile musical minds. Haydn is one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is also known as one of the pivotal figures in all western musical history. Here I will try to showcase and highlight some of Haydn’s brilliance by talking about the life he lead growing up, his work and career, a little introduction to his music, touching on some of his compositions, his contributions to music, and finally Haydn’s influence….
The Purpose of Music Conductor
– Purpose of a Music conductor In your early childhood have you ever needed direction for something you understood, but needed guidance on how to do it. This is the life of a musician under a conductor. Musicians look to the conductor, as a child looks up to his or her mother and father. Conductors specialize in educating, teaching, and instructing Musicians to become better players. Without a conductor a music ensemble could not be successful. Becoming a music conductor is a very competitive task….
Igor Stravinsky’s Negative Views of Conductors
– A conductor may be seen by many as a very important part of a musical but others may see them as unnecessary. Stravinsky feels that conductors don’t deserve the all the attention and respect that is given to them by critics and audiences. The passage tells of how Stravinsky finds conductors to be more of a distraction than talented musicians. In the Passage, Stravinsky uses diction and metaphors to explain his disdain of conductors. Stravinsky explains how he feels that conductors are untalented musicians that are an unnecessary part of a musical through the presence of diction…. ;
Life is Music
– Life is music. Overflowing with fervent emotions, life is one, powerful, grand symphony. Every human organization, ranging from a group in a language arts class to a country, is an orchestra. Each person plays a different part of the song, with a unique flavor and purpose. If one asks any orchestra player what an orchestra is, one will most likely hear the words “selflessness,” “respect,” and “consideration.” Professional conductors, or leaders of any organization, do not glare at a player for missing a beat or playing a wrong note…. ;