Country Band March Analysis

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a. As I observed Country Band March, I recognized that the arrangement of the march is relatively a five-part sectional form that brings back the opening march theme in diverse appearances, rather than what you would customarily find in a true march structure. Two groundbreaking and useful methods used by Ives were the high intricate webbing of tunes, which would generate the impression of an amateur band’s performance abilities by having musicians play out of tune, prearranged bad entrances, and hit incorrect notes; and also the way he employs polytonality and polyrhythms, which would occur when the tunes would collide and intersect.

b. From my perspective, I believe that this composition has a more “accessible” sound when compared
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This week I chose to view a dance film called “Honey” and within this film I experienced an entire collection of musical compositions. Varying from hip-hop to jazz to even ballet. The vast majority of the musical compositions were positioned in such a way that it became a requirement for the story line in order for it to be achieved accurately. However, the vast minorities of the musical compositions were needed to accentuate the mood and setting that the story line was originated for. As you can observe, each musical composition had a vital role to play in this film and was integrated and executed quite perfectly. This film is so exceedingly dependent on the music that if you were to take away the music there would not be a …show more content…
From my standpoint, I view “sampling” of music as plagiarism. Although it’s legal under certain circumstances, we cannot neglect the fact the plagiarism by definition means to take somebody else's work or concepts and exploiting them as if it was your own. However, in some circumstances, it permits for a variety of genres of the same musical compositions, which will permit diverse communities to enjoy the same musical compositions in their preferred genre of music. There are pros and cons to this method; nonetheless, it cannot be denied that it is a crafty form of plagiarism. The “sampling” and “borrowing” of musical compositions is considered plagiarism for past musical periods and still is, even to this day and

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