The first experience kids have with music is the radio. In my case it would be standard stations like z100. And believe it or not, certain sounds and rhythms are meant to make you want to dance. That’s why a lot of music played on that station are played at clubs. My point being, music […]

*VisualWorld was not allowing me to post my blog for some reason. I had an attachment and it wasn’t allowing me. So I am rewriting  my review. The most important takeaway I noticed from this orchestra was the class and proper presentation in this performance. In terms of the “Anaconda” Music video and this performance […]

I have seen a lot of music videos in my life. Some are good, some are….well, they try, but no matter how good a music video is, it will never beat a live performance. The video for Do What U Want by Lady Gaga and R Kelly is a well done video. By playing through […]

The Dead Symphony v.s MTV

September 23, 2016 | 2 Comments

The performances by the orchestra we saw on the 21st and the music videos we spoke on in class Monday have very stark differences. The orchestra, for example, was of the classical genre, while the VMA performance by Lady Gaga and Beyoncé are mainstream pop artists. When speaking about orchestra in broad terms, it would […]

Music is subjective to people’s taste. It is very broad and often left to many different interpretations by different people. Music’s broadness allows for everyone to be included in certain different types of genres and groups. Although both classical and pop music are very  different, it is important to acknowledge that pop music isn’t only […]

On September 21st, for the first time ever, I attended a live orchestra performance at Queens college. They played three different pieces of music that were all completely different and yet sounded familiar. When listening to orchestra music you realize how completely different it is than today’s pop music. Compared to today’s music, orchestra music […]

Music is appreciated and interpreted differently by different people. In the same way, artists and composers create different types of music for different audiences and different interpretations. Pop music and classical music are two very different types of music; pop music has lyrics, is more modern and made for younger audiences. Classical music usually is […]

Everyday, millions of people watch many popular music videos such as Anaconda by Nicki Manaj and Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus. But millions of people can not attend live orchestra performances. I was lucky enough to attend a live performance on September 21st and i have to say i was pleasantly surprised. I was pleasantly […]

The music videos that are used for the performances of Lady Gaga and Beyonce are like fast food. Its easy to acquire and easy to digest. On the other hand an Orchestra is like a high class dish at a five star restaurant. You don’t always go to it but when you do, you appreciate […]

Attending the orchestra performance on the 21st was the first classical concert I’d ever been to. I gotta say it was awesome, it was exactly what I thought it would be and better! The differences between music videos and live concert performances is simply mind-boggling. When watching a music video, most of everything you experience […]

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