Between The Notes

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Music and Film: Part Two

Music and Film: Part Two

If you read the last music and film post, you know that music can have an incredible effect on the way we, as audience members, perceive movies and the events that happen in them (although this may happen subliminally). Now think about the composers themselves and...

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Music and Film: Part One

Music and Film: Part One

Have you ever thought about what an important role background music plays in the storytelling of films? Take a moment and think about some of the most famous movies: Jaws, Star Wars, Rocky, Jurassic Park, Titanic, E.T. , The Godfather, Psycho, Forrest Gump, Indiana...

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Sound in Architecture

Sound in Architecture

When architects design buildings, one of the last things they consider is the way sound moves through the building itself.  This is a commonly overlooked feature that can have many negative effects ranging from structural integrity to uncomfortable environments. ...

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A Look at German Lieder

A Look at German Lieder

This week, our music theme is German Lieder. What is German lieder? Lieder is the German word for song. Therefore, German lieder is German songs. However, the term is usually used in reference to German songs of the Romantic Period (19th Century) written for voice and...

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The First Viennese School

The First Viennese School

We talk about Classical music all the time at Resonance School, but what does that really mean? The term “Classical “actually refers to an era in music, roughly spanning the 18th century, that was distinct from the music styles both before and after....

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