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Chris Burden’s Performance

Chris Burden is one of those American artists, who stands apart from his colleagues in terms of shocking the viewers. He brilliantly manages to reach them on a psychological level, drawing a set of emotions. For example, in his performance “I’m Not About Death”, dressed only in shorts, he chained...

Charles’ Jigsaw Puzzle in the “Citizen Kane” Film

To summarize the story of Citizen Kane, one could use the line said by the reporter who collected the various vignettes of it. “I don’t think any word can explain a man’s life,” Thompson said, comparing Kane to a jigsaw puzzle. The phrase sounds almost accusatory as if reprimanding the...

Harlem Renaissance in the World History

The Harlem Renaissance was a significant period in history due to its cultural and social impact. It was a period of revolution in the music, literature, and art that contributed to the rebirth of the African American culture and revealed its talent. African Americans caused the revolution that has changed...

Different Eras in Music History

Renaissance Era Missa Sine Nomine, Giovanni Palestrina 11:15–11:21, the polyphony is divided into two different levels (soprano and bass) in order to show the approaching instrumental conflict. 15:12–15:31, the tempo is adagio: there is only one voice dominating. 20:42–20:47, accelerando seems to introduce the final part and to separate it...

The Auditioning Process to Determine the Talent

Auditions are essential to the production, as they determine the talent that is ultimately available for it. To that end, high-level management should be involved in the process at all times. Fazio recommends that the director or assistant director, as well as musical director or a choreographer, be present, with...

Films: How Sonic the Hedgehog Could Defeat Godzilla

In a fight between Sonic the Hedgehog and Godzilla, Sonic will definitely win. This statement sounds naïve, perhaps controversial, given the power and energy that Godzilla wields. He is so powerful that at one point he even destroyed hell itself, destroyed the entire planet, and even survived the black hole....

“Piano Lesson” by August Wilson

In his play Piano Lesson August Wilson examines the idea of heritage on various levels. The piano is both an object with a material value that can be sold and an object with emotional and cultural importance that connects generations. One of the characters, Boy Willie, focuses on its monetary...

“Thy Hand Belinda” by Dzuschin

The songs are from near the third and final Act of Dido and Aeneas, with the plot concerning the tragic love of Queen Dido of Carthage for the Trojan hero Aeneas. Aeneas loves Dido, but he is tricked and is forced to leave her. The singer is in grieving and...

Thomas Cole an American Painter: Personal Review

During my life, I have seen, heard about, and talked with a variety of different people. Some of them were pleasant, some repulsive, and the interactions I had shaped my understanding of myself, others, and my purpose in life. Thinking back on many such occasions, I would not be able...

The “Power” Song by Kanye West

Introduction POWER is Kanye West’s composition that has acquired wide popularity because it meant the singer’s resuming his career after a difficult period. In fact, the song became the lead single of West’s studio album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and was released on May 28, 2010 (Mercer, 2018). In...