Louis Armstrong Rhetorical Devices

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Who is Armstrong?
Armstrong was one of the most important figures in the history of jazz. Louis Armstrong was a trumpeter, singer, soloist, film star and comedian. Louis Armstrong developed a way of playing jazz, as an instrumentalist and a vocalist. Louis Armstrong also represented the very best in American Ideals: He broke racial, social, and cultural barriers. His music was and is loved by children, grandparents, and all those in between. He was America’s first black superstar, and he truly was an Ambassador of America.

Louis Armstrong, nicknamed was “Dipper,” “Satchmo” and later, "Ambassador Satch," He was born in perhaps the worst neighborhood of New Orleans on August 4, 1901, but enveloped from an early age by the rich musical
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The title is introduced four times throughout the song to emphasize the fact that even though there is much hatred and violence within the world, it is still beautiful and there is always the chance for us to stop the pain and make life peaceful again. This simple rhyming pattern adds a lighthearted tone to the song. It’s telling us to always hope for the best because it’s not an impossible dream. The repetition keeps the song cheerful and emphasizes the message of the song. The song contains six instruments which include, the violin, the drum, the flute, the double bass, the trumpet, and the harpsi …show more content…
The music video shows us with his brilliant smile and tone of voice showing power, perhaps encouraging that he wants change. The timbre of Louis Armstrong's voice is very warm and soothing. The melody is very calm and simple, giving the song a tranquil feeling. This song was very soothing with great meaningful music elements that can differentiate back to different structure based on the classification of the music. For instance, Beethoven used different musical composition of sounds to perform a forte dynamic structure in his works compared to Armstrong's works. Overall, this was a wonderful and inspiring work that had a variety of distinct elements in the music sound