Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Introduction As much as music is a universal thing, it is so subjective and relative such that to one person it may be music but to another person it may not be. This therefore complicates the whole issue of the origin of music, which most people speculate to be from those early ages, yet they cannot specially say the dates. In the same way, music is a depiction of art, emotions, culture and ideology of a specific society at a certain period and the styles of music, the sounds and the instruments that accompany it keep on evolving as the society evolves. The basic element of music, which is indispensable when people are dancing, is rhythm. Therefore, a dance is always accompanied by a certain rhythm that most probably guides the dancersÃ¢â¬â¢ styles and speed of body movement. This therefore means that music and dance are great partners from the early history of human life. In the corner of everyday life, there lurks music of all forms. For instance, any blow on objects like shell whistle, reeds, and bamboos produce some moan. To some extent, the wind also does that when in high speed, producing some kind of rhythm. However, the most outstanding the human voice that has the ability to delightfully go up and down at his/her will. There are several periods of historical music and how it evolved as discussed below. Beginning with pre-historic music, the earliest form of music was majorly based on natural instruments that were readily available in those days like sticks, rocks, hones, reeds among others. These simplest forms of music are assumed to be used when the people were performing religious ceremonies like animal sacrifice and others. However, there is no writing or notations of such kind of music but it can only be extrapolated from the music of native Africans and red Indians in America who still perform such kind of religious practices and embrace those ancient songs. The evolution of instruments of music was very slow but steady in the early years. However, it is suggested that the voice of man was probably the first instrument of music when he wanted to imitate the natureÃ¢â¬â¢s rhythm or to get along with the ancient rituals. This was followed steadily by the clapping of hands or heating two objects together just to supplement the rhythm of the voice.Ã Ancient music is a name g iven to the music produced at the times when writing begun to develop among the humans. Therefore, the development of writing helped record musical practices and thus helping us know the invention of music notation system, and the record of the instruments of this period. The more elaborate form of early music can be traced to the civilization of the Greeks who drew much from the Egyptian and the Mesopotamian culture. Arguably, by the time of GreekÃ¢â¬â¢s emergence on the historical stage, these two ancient civilization had made several inventions of most musical instruments for families like strings, reeds, drums, flutes and brass. During this early period, music had basically two major roles in the society of man: entertainment and ceremony like social, religious or civic. The most popular instruments to the Greeks at this time were the aulos, which looked like a bow and the lyre, which looked like a harp. The view of Greek philosophers on music was that it was the harmony under lying the universe and some added an argument that music performance has an influence on the behavior of man. The knowledge of music in the bible if mostly referred to the culture and traditions of the Israelites. The music and religion Historian named Leckyer Herbert says that both vocal and instrumental music in the bible were cultivated among the Hebrews and it is evidenced in the writings of the bible. Therefore, the Old Testament is a revelation of the devotion of GodÃ¢â¬â¢s people through the practice of music as it is held in the prophetic books of the bible. Even the prophets of the bible were themselves musicians like Miriam the prophetess took her tambourine during the Exodus and led the women in dance, song, and celebration for the LordÃ¢â¬â¢s triumph over the Egyptians. King soul also comes to an encounter with prophets of the sanctuary who gave prophecies while accompanied by instruments. Additionally, the bible quotes Ezekiel the prophet as a person with a very beautiful voice played an instrument perfectly well. In the same way, King David performed religious music because he wrote the book of Psalms full of religious songs and messages that are sung up to date. The study of ancient biblical music has been majorly on the instruments of Israelites and Palestine. From the data of archeologists, it is clearly demonstrated that music was one of the basic things of life in the ancient Israeli community. This therefore means that even during the biblical times as it is recorded, music was used to communicate important messages apart from being used as a worship and entertainment. Moreover, it is during the Middle Ages that the tradition of western music begun due to the developments in the social and religious status in Europe. Due to the domination of the Catholic Church in this period, the most prevalent form of music was the sacred music. However, it was during the 12th century that organum music developed from sacred music and performed in Paris. There was a fluorescent of secular music by the French people and the period culminated until the genius western secular music was composed. The Christian church of this period derived their music styles and hymns from the already existing Jewish religion. In a certain time during the 9th century, the musiciansÃ¢â¬â¢ theorists in the church tried a new style of music through experimentation when they simultaneously sang tow melodic lines in parallel intervals.Ã Music also went through an era known as the renaissance period. In the renaissance period of music, the vocal type was more preferred as compared to the instrumental music. The instrumental music was not commonly applicable and hence there was scarcity of instruments. The composers of the songs in this era were writing music with a great aim of giving a clear meaning of their emotions[footnoteRef:6]. Music hence helped to pass important information to the community as well as illustrating the moods. This is what made the music during this period to emotional. The emotional part of the music is brought out by the accompaniment of the moods in the song. The sound of the music was quite high in this era. This came as a result of the involvement of the bass register in the composing of the song. Music by this time was gaining popularity. The main reason as to why music was gaining such popularity is the emergence of the printing press which assisted in circulating the music copies after composing. The number of music composers increased and people were now being taught on music techniques. Music composers were now found in many plac es like churches, towns, and court. This assisted in the growth of the church choir. Due to the growth of music, the music composers had gained high status in the community and attracted a better pay for their work. One of the ages of music was the Baroque age which consisted mainly of music which expressed one mood throughout the entire piece of the song. The mood was easily noticed through the musical expressions and behaviors of the composer. The mood was expressed through musical language. The music could be accompanied by varying emotions but all the emotions were just circulating on one type of mood. The main reason for the maintenance of a single mood is the availability of continuity of rhythm through the entire piece of the song[footnoteRef:8]. The baroque music had the terraced dynamics, which were clearly seen when the dynamics were maintained for a while, and then a sudden change in them is done. The demand for music had now gone high again and the music composers were to write many new songs, as the listeners were not interested in listening to that old music. The court musicians were most valued and paid more than those from the church. People usually became musicians more than tho se from the church did. People usually became musicians mainly through inheritance and apprenticeship. Children were really trained on the methods of composing music. Before one could become a musician, he or she was to pass certain tests. The music also went ahead to another level known as the classical period. At this age, music differed with the Baroque age in that it was accompanied by different moods. The moods of the music could be changing in a slow and well-defined manner or even a sudden change depending on the composer. In order to engage the audience involvement, the music was accompanied by crescendo as well as decrescendo styles[footnoteRef:9]. The piano was now commonly used because of its ability to change dynamics easily. The composers of this era started making control of their composing rather than composing songs as per the expectations of the people. There emerged rich class of people who played a role in enlarging the music sector. Many people were now interested in their children being taught music lessons in the schools. [9:Ã Bennett, Dawn Elizabeth. Understanding the classical music profession: The past, the present and Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã strategies for the future. Ashga te Publishing, Ltd., 2013.] The other period of the music industry was romantic period. The romantic period was accompanied by different emotions of the different composers. Due to this reason every composer had a different and a unique style of performance. Being romantic, this kind of music was accompanied a lot of emotions. The music could usually be composed in two different styles. One of the styles is the nationalism. Nationalism saw the composers composing songs in the style of their homeland. The other style was the exoticism. This style was characterized by the composers composing songs to match foreign land[footnoteRef:10]. There mainly existed a type of music called the program music. This kind of music was composed to illustrate a certain event, story or a scene. One of the main program composers was Hector Berlioz. The composers used ranging dynamics which ran from pppp to ffff. The composers also introduced new instruments in their composing. One of the main instrument which was introduced was the piccolo. In this era, the composers ceased from being employed and started composing songs on their own base. Many homes were interested in music and purchased musical instruments mainly the piano. [10:Ã Kelly, Gary. English Fiction of the Romantic Period 1789-1830. Routledge, 2016. The music then went ahead to another step known as the twentieth century. In this era, the tone color was very crucial and many techniques were now applied. The composers of the songs used many percussive instruments. Some of these instruments which were used include the glissando as well as the down the scale. In this era, songs were composed with the exemption of the traditional tone system. The rhythmic patterns were expanded in this type of music[footnoteRef:11]. Different types of rhythms were combined in one song through the involvement of different sections of composers at a time. Music had now become very popular as a result of the available radio broadcasts, mass printing of music copies and recording. It was now easy for anyone to access music in an easy manner than before. It is in this era where women joined the music industry in large numbers. [11:Ã Landy, Frank J., and Jeffrey M. Conte. Work in the 21st Century, Binder Ready Version: An Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. John Wiley Sons, 2016. In conclusion, music has actually grown from a minor level to where it is now. It has passed through very many different eras with each era carrying its own characteristics. The musical instruments are seen to be growing from each era to the next. The music industry seems to be growing every now and then. As the time goes by, many people are seen to be interested in music matters. The music was advancing in style and performance from time to time. At the moment, music is still growing and there is room for advancement as well. This is what indicate that music is yet to advance and we should expect better music performance styles in the future.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
In the beginning of 1880s going into the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation through Ã¢â¬Å"Jim CrowÃ¢â¬ laws, which were so called after character black in minstrel shows. From Delaware to California, and from North Dakota to Texas, many states (and other cities too) could impose legal punishments on people for consorting with members of another race. Before Jim crow laws there was an era of reconstruction, after that era in 1877 Jim crow laws began to be passed in the South. The laws were implemented by southern states and revolved around segregation. There was many types of laws that forbade certain things for the dark colored, but the most common types forbade intermarriage, ordered business owners and public institutions to keep their black and white clientele separated. Jim Crow was not an actual person but they were actually statutes and ordinances established between 1874 and 1975. What these laws do was that it separated the white and black races in the American south. There was a theory that said it was made to create Ã¢â¬Å"separate but equalÃ¢â¬ . While these laws were in action education was also segregated as were public facilities, such as hotels and restaurants Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦ Many people think that Jim Crow laws was something different than what is actually was. The Term Ã¢â¬Å"Jim CrowÃ¢â¬ originated from a black character in an old song and was also the name of a popular song back in 1820Ã¢â¬â¢s. In the beginning of 1880Ã¢â¬â¢s, the term Ã¢â¬Å"Jim CrowÃ¢â¬ was side usage as a reference to practices, laws or institutes that arise from or sanction, this was a physical separation of black people from white people. Here are a sampling of laws from various states in which Ã¢â¬Å"Jim CrowÃ¢â¬ laws took action. Many of these laws were required in some states such as Alabama. For example, Nurses: It was said that no person or corporation shall require any white female nurse to nurse in words or rooms in hospitals, either public or private, in which negro men are placed. Something else they were required in was Pool and Billiard Rooms. It was unlawful for a negro and white person to play together or company with each other at any game of pool or billiards. Someone who had a major impact on Jim Crow laws was Rosa Parks. After her actions things began to change and Jim Crow laws were challenged in a way.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Relationship between science (or, rather, reality) and science fiction has always been turbulent. Some people (what is worth noting, not necessarily scientists) say that fiction should adhere to the scientific facts as closely and as faithfully as possible. Others think it to be unnecessary Ã¢â¬â after all, a science fiction book isnÃ¢â¬â¢t the same as a physics textbook, and has completely different purposes. If the writer needs something to be different from reality or simply cannot be bothered to investigate all the minute details before starting to write Ã¢â¬â why is he wrong? If readers feel pleasure reading him, whatÃ¢â¬â¢s the problem? Movie Gravity was announced in the news as a new take on hard science fiction in cinematic industry. And it immediately showed that no matter how hard editors and directors strive to achieve this Ã¢â¬Å"hardnessÃ¢â¬ , there will always be somebody who is able to find fault with their work. In this case, it was astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who, after praising the film for both its plot and adherence to scientific accuracy, still found some mistakes in its depiction of space. For example, Hubble telescope and a Chinese space station can never be visible from the same spot, debris and satellites orbit the Earth in the wrong direction, charactersÃ¢â¬â¢ hair behave unrealistically in zero gravity and so on. Little mistakes which have no influence on the plot, but still mistakes. Some do it better, some do it worse. And while in literature there is a very strong subgenre of hard science fiction, striving to keep as close to reality as possible, in movies it is not so widespread. The reason is simple Ã¢â¬â directors often think that realistic depiction of science fiction will be uninteresting for the viewers. Another reason is the fact that some science fiction clichÃ ©s have already took such firm roots in peopleÃ¢â¬â¢s imagination that it is virtually impossible to fight them. For example, sound and fire in space Ã¢â¬â because space is vacuum, there cannot be sound and there is no oxygen to burn. However, if you try to show it in a movie, you first have to explain why it is so, and what you most likely get is accusations of trying to save on special effects. And it is quite likely that there is no need to eliminate these myths. If people like things the way they are, why try to change their picture of the world?
Eve online is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game developed by CCP games and released in May 2003. Since then, CCP have released new content and major expansions every six months, creating one of the largest and most detailed games ever. Eve is known as a hard game to get a start in. Advancing your character happens in real-time, even if youre not logged in, and getting good at a specific job can take a couple of days or a few months. To get anywhere in Eve you need to work together with other players. Players can fly solo, but grouping up can make generating ISK, the main currency in Eve, much easier. Like minded players can form groups known as Corps, which work like a guilds or clans in other MMOs. Being in a larger CorpÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦They are the goal for most miners as a single cargo hold can give you enough ISK to upgrade your mining ship and buy a few more ships for PvP. Mining ships are easy to skill into and dedicated miners are always sought by Corps that manufacture or work in riskier systems. 2. Mission running If mining doesnt interest you, there are non player characters(NPCs) in every system that will give you missions in return for ISK and items. Missions rank from level 1, which you can do with one player, to level 5 which need at least two skilled pilots in high level ships. Missions are more combat oriented, although there are some that only need you to move items from one system to another. Grouping up with some friends or corp mates can help you run through missions faster and generate more income than running solo. Running missions will help you learn about the combat side of Eve, such as what sort of defences or weapons are most effective as well as the strengths and weaknesses of your ships. 3. Trader Trading is the most lucrative activity you can do in Eve, but it does need a lot of reasearch to be succesful. Knowing which items are useful and where they are in short supply can boost your income considerably. Most traders start by mining enough asteroids to afford an industrial ship which have a large cargo space and good defences, then head to aShow MoreRelatedThe Problem Of Online Gaming1677 Words Ã |Ã 7 Pagescontinue their gaming experience all the way in to adulthood as a hobby. Online gaming is a relatively new experience, having really been brought into light in the past decade with the introduction of broadband internet. (Cash 2012) A study done by researchers at Iowa State University and the National Institute on Media and the Family stated that a nationwide survey of 1,178 American youth aged 8 to 18, found 1 in 10 video game players or 8.5 percent of American youth, show some signs of being addictedRead MoreThe Multiplier Online Games ( Mog )1546 Words Ã |Ã 7 P agesIntroduction: Multiplier Online Games (MOG) are one kind of real-time applications. These are developed using either centralized architecture (Client-Server Architecture) also known as traditional architecture or using distributed architecture (Peer to Peer Architecture). Some games are developed using a combination of these two architectures known as Mirrored Server Architecture (Hsu, Ling, Li, Kuo, 2003). In general, games are two types. One is role based playing games where players role is fixed. OtherRead MoreInternet Addiction: an Escape from Reality3096 Words Ã |Ã 13 PagesInternet Addiction: An Escape from Reality With the creation of an online world comes the creation of new problems. The great network system known as the Internet has allowed for huge advances in the world, while creating very serious issues as well. Perhaps one of the most common of these negative issues is Internet Addiction Disorder, or IAD. Doctors Aviv Weinstein and Michel Lejoyeux define Internet addiction as being Ã¢â¬Å"characterized by excessive or poorly controlled preoccupations, urgesRead MoreSci Damath Andoroid Game9675 Words Ã |Ã 39 Pagesdevice is the mobile phone. Android phones are very popular now a day. Every month there are new releases of the newest model and brand. Mobile phones are using android operating system. Android phones are effective for the new generation of virtual game and other application. People used their mobile phone by connecting and communicating to others, but android phones can also be use as an entertainment in different application. Android phones are very popular now a day. Every month there are new
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Susan Glaspells Trifles Glaspells play sets up its subjects in its opening minutes. The setting lures you into the play, the opening scene of John and Minnie WrightÃ¢â¬â¢s abandoned farmhouse. A chaotic kitchen, the kitchen is in disarray with unwashed dishes, a loaf of uncooked bread, and a dirty towel on the table. You can obviously tell someone left in a hurry or was taken unexpectedly out of the blue. The men repeatedly dismiss things as beneath their notice if they are things such as the canning jars of fruit that are, in their opinions, womenÃ¢â¬â¢s concerns. Susan GlaspellÃ¢â¬â¢s play puts major emphasize on the men and how they never recognize that they have forced the women to be concerned aboutÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦The Sheriff and the County Attorney appear to have a tainted perspective of the ladies and their significance to society. They kind of drive the ladies aside as though they do their investigation. Glaspells play, typical stereotype where the women are meant to remain in t he kitchen and do things the men instruct them to. Glaspell, was comparatively radical by indicating how these men were covering their spouses, similarly as Mr. Wright did. Mrs. support of Minnie is an early case of the compassion the ladies feel for each other, which brings about dependability. Mrs. Hale knows that it is so hard to run a farmhouse, yet Mr. Henderson does not help. Further, while Mr. Henderson rejects ladies things as insignificant, despite everything he feels the privilege and the need to judge women in their performance. Mrs. Hale sees the treachery of this (probable having encountered it herself), thus she safeguards Minnie against, Mr. Henderson judgment. Glaspell shows how the women are united by their common experiences and loyal to each other because the men do not even try to sympathize with them. Mrs. Hale doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t know whether Minnie had a bird, yet recollects that she used to sing delightfully. The women try to figure out what happened to the bird and wonder mutually what happened to the bird from the empty cage, they all come up with their own theories. The ladies see that the that the cage isShow MoreRelatedThe Use of Symbols in Susan GlaspellÃ¢â¬â¢s Play Trifles1421 Words Ã |Ã 6 Pagesthat to them. To be specific, society in that time took the womenÃ¢â¬â¢s right away from them; they cannot be what they want to be. However, in this Era, there were many writers, who wrote about this issue. On July 1, 1876, in Davenport, Iowa Susan Glaspell was born. Susan was one of those writers that womenÃ¢â¬â¢s inferiority in society bothered her. 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Essay on Ã¢â¬ Generation KillÃ¢â¬ As long as mankind has existed there have been warfare. Nations or groups fight each other over religion, believes and interests, and billions of soldiers has let their life fighting for their country and culture values and believes. Governments tells that war is a fight for freedom and young men want to serve their father land, but do they actually know consequences that war bring? The article Ã¢â¬Å"Generation KillÃ¢â¬ is written by Ewan Wright in 2004 and the author follows a platoon of US Marines in their advance through the Iraq war. Through the text there is given a characterization of the soldiers and how they respond to unaccustomed episodes that war brings. Analyze By writing the Marines ownÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦As a reader you get a broad picture of the many different personalities of the soldiers and what kind of human beings they are. At the end he looks even closer at the marines and through the situations he manages to notice their thoughts and feelings. The reader will get an increasingly detailed image of how the soldiers emotionally respond to the happenings throughout the war due to this composition. Wright describes the Marines as tough human beings and he draw lines back to the cave-man when he tells about the Marine soldiers motto Ã¢â¬Å"Get some!Ã¢â¬ . He displays them as testosterone filled meatheads who are searching for an adrenalin kick. They are ready to kill and are having an urge to experience combat. Ã¢â¬Å"Nearly every Marine IÃ¢â¬â¢ve met is hoping this war with Iraq will be his chance to get some.Ã¢â¬ Wright writes about the soldiers as persons that are very little culturally informed because of the parent(s) non-present upbringing. 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Question: Discuss about the Cooperative Strategies of Wesfarmers and Woolworths. Answer: Wesfarmers Strategic alliance: with the exclusive agreement under alliance along with Coles and Shell, Wesfarmers is a convenient operator of store with greater than 690 branches all over Australia. They continue to implement the strategic alliances in association with major customers and suppliers. Supply chain: Coles is the biggest consumer business of Wesfarmers and it will continue to look after the efficiencies of their supply chain. Attempting for the better efficiency of supply chains, it assures their competitiveness. Further, to increase the cost competitiveness and efficiency of the supply chain to achieve the regular low prices for the customers. Moreover, to increase the transparency in supply chain, the divisions of the company are leading the way for the retailers in Australia to increase the transparency of supply chain. Competition: the competitiveness of Wesfarmers is reinforced by the additional capital and cost. Further, the sector is strongly dominated by Wesfarmers and negatively impacts the competitiveness of the small organization. Woolworths Strategic alliance: the largest supermarket chain from Australia, Woolworths has planned to establish the strategic alliances with the e-tailor named GreenGrocer.com.au/. One of the most important way for growing by the company is to establish the strategic alliance with other those are strong and competitive advantage with those are weak. Supply chain: the biggest retailer of Australia, Woolworths has selected TradeStones Merchandise Lifecycle Management for managing the supply chain. To assure the efficient operations within the supply chain, the company asked for help from SPS Commerce for developing their B2B integration establishment that will deliver the real time integration with the system of suppliers. Competition: the competitiveness of Wesfarmers is reinforced by the additional capital and cost. They achieve the competitive advantages over the competitors through making the differences in design of the product.