Essay on The Music Concert I Attended

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The music concert I attended was “UK Jazz Spectacular”. The name itself tells us, it is a Jazz concert. The various artists features in the concert were Miles Osland who played the saxophone, Raliegh Dailey who played the piano and keyboard, Danny Ceclil with the bass and Paul Deatherage playing the percussion. The introduction musical piece started off with the saxophone as the only voice with a very disjunctive melody. The notes of the saxophone alternating in regular intervals. All other instruments – piano, bass, and percussion joined in as the saxophone stopped alternating notes and played a single long note. The scale of the saxophone was high as it was also the lead voice. In contrast the base music was generated by the bass and has the lowest voice. The piano seems to be distinctive as it moves from high to low notes step wise. The percussion instruments complimented the main music, and the cymbal and more prominence. The overall tempo of the music was fast.
In the second part of the introduction musical piece, the lead voice shifted to the piano which played the same theme music. The chords played on the piano had a slower tempo and a very low scale. In contrast the lead high pitch notes on the piano had a very fast overall tempo. The melody of the lead voice went up and down the scale gradually as if to depict a climax- anti-climax situation. The dynamics was considerably lower than the first part. The main reason to this change is dynamics is due to the absence…

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