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The Modes Of Intervention In Alvin Lucier’S I Am Sitting In A Room, Daniel Fox 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Modes Of Intervention In Alvin Lucier’S I Am Sitting In A Room, Daniel Fox

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Alvin Lucier’s I am sitting in a room (1969) is an icon of experimental music and sound art. The sizable literature addressing the aesthetic and philosophical implications of this piece rarely discusses the performance practice beyond what is indicated in the score itself. This is problematic for two reasons: 1) The meaning that is derived from the piece often hinges not just on what sounds are obtained, but on how they are obtained. 2) Over the past 50 years, changes in the performance practice have altered what constitutes the work: magnetic tape was used until 2000 when it was ...


Quincy: A Documentary Review, Analy Cruz 2020 University of the Pacific

Quincy: A Documentary Review, Analy Cruz

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This is a film review of the 2018 documentary film on the life and music of legendary producer, Quincy Jones.


Amy: A Film Review, Lucas Dehner 2020 University of the Pacific

Amy: A Film Review, Lucas Dehner

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A review of the 2015 documentary film, Amy.


Tearing Down The Wall: An Analysis Of Pink Floyd’S 1979 Rock Opera, Darla Testino 2020 University of the Pacific

Tearing Down The Wall: An Analysis Of Pink Floyd’S 1979 Rock Opera, Darla Testino

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Bohemian Rhapsody: A Film Review, Ailey Butler 2020 University of the Pacific

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Film Review, Ailey Butler

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This is a review of the 2018 Queen bio-pic, Bohemian Rhapsody.


Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster Film Review, Ceara J. Costa 2020 University of the Pacific

Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster Film Review, Ceara J. Costa

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This is a film review of the 2004 documentary, Some Kind of Monster, which provides an in-depth portrait of the heavy metal band, Metallica, during the making of their St. Anger album. It addresses issues of mental health, depression, group dynamics and the pressures that successful artists face in maintaining their internal and external relationships while still trying to create new music.


A 70'S Dream Queen: Carole King's Tapestry, Kortney Burton 2020 University of the Pacific

A 70'S Dream Queen: Carole King's Tapestry, Kortney Burton

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The essay critiques the 1971 best-selling album, Tapestry, written and performed by Carole King.


Rock Of Ages Film Review, Sarah Werth 2020 University of the Pacific

Rock Of Ages Film Review, Sarah Werth

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This is a critique of the 2012 musical film, Rock of Ages.


Re-Born On The Bayou: Creedence Clearwater Revival's Sophomore Album, Mike Camfield 2020 University of the Pacific

Re-Born On The Bayou: Creedence Clearwater Revival's Sophomore Album, Mike Camfield

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This is a critique of the 1969 sophomore album, Bayou Country, by Creedence Clearwater Revival.


Emmylou Harris’S Bold And Broken Pieces Of Sky, Jennifer Morrow 2020 University of the Pacific

Emmylou Harris’S Bold And Broken Pieces Of Sky, Jennifer Morrow

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This article critically examines the 1975 album, "Pieces of Sky," from country artist Emmylou Harris, whose unique blend of strength and vulnerability shine through in an imperfect yet promising work of art. The piece explores how Pieces of Sky succeeded in reaching a mainstream audience through innovative musical stylings and emotionally authentic lyricism.


Me Too: The Effects Of Sexual Harassment And Assault In The Entertainment Industry, Cassandra M. Gaal 2020 University of the Pacific

Me Too: The Effects Of Sexual Harassment And Assault In The Entertainment Industry, Cassandra M. Gaal

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This paper gives insight to the growing issue of sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry. The paper provides information on the impact technology and social media have on sexual harassment and how women in particular are viewed in the entertainment industry. The paper also discusses how different genres of music and other forms of entertainment had oversexualized women, and how movies and TV shows have created this idea that someone being romantic is someone who is aggressive and forceful towards their partner.


The Big Payback Book Analysis, Isaiah Smith 2020 University of The Pacific

The Big Payback Book Analysis, Isaiah Smith

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This paper is an analysis of the book, The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop.


The Next Frontier: Blockchain In The Music Industry, Manuel J. Manriquez Jr 2020 University of The Pacific

The Next Frontier: Blockchain In The Music Industry, Manuel J. Manriquez Jr

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This Research Paper takes a look at how Blockchain technology can potentially change the music industry as we know it!


Streaming Services Insist On Buying Out Composers’ Music Rights, Kendra Sananikone 2020 University of the Pacific

Streaming Services Insist On Buying Out Composers’ Music Rights, Kendra Sananikone

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From Penny Lane To Stranger Things: Technology’S Influence On Music Production, Sami Fong 2020 University of the Pacific

From Penny Lane To Stranger Things: Technology’S Influence On Music Production, Sami Fong

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Spotify Vs. Apple Music, Lexi Gerbino 2020 University of the Pacific

Spotify Vs. Apple Music, Lexi Gerbino

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A quick look at the differences of the two biggest music streaming services, Spotify and Apple Music.


Female Representation In U.S. Music Festivals, Kortney Burton 2020 University of the Pacific

Female Representation In U.S. Music Festivals, Kortney Burton

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A Guide To 30 Northern California Venues: Excerpts, Nicole Wasnock 2020 University of the Pacific

A Guide To 30 Northern California Venues: Excerpts, Nicole Wasnock

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This is a sample of six venues from my senior project, A Guide to 30 Northern California Venues.


Interview With Sarah Jones, Music Industry Media Specialist, Jennifer Morrow 2020 University of the Pacific

Interview With Sarah Jones, Music Industry Media Specialist, Jennifer Morrow

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Letter From The Editor, Keith Hatschek 2020 University of the Pacific

Letter From The Editor, Keith Hatschek

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