The Music Of The Concert Essay

768 Words May 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Walking into the auditorium, I immediately noticed that the atmosphere of the concert was completely different from that of the classical concert I attended weeks earlier. To begin with, it seemed like there was much more of an audience. Everyone seemed excited for the concert to start. As for myself, I was also excited because, on the very front of the program, it said that there was a guest artist that was going to perform with the ensemble. The performers wore more of a business casual look, some were a little more dressed up than others, but overall they looked very well dressed. The jazz ensemble was set up in straight rows, which was different from the classical ensemble. From what I could tell the performers seemed excited to start playing, they were probably as excited as myself, if not more, to be able to play alongside Stuart Mack. Stuart is a very talented musician both from what I read in the program and from seeing him perform throughout the concert. From the audience clapping and being able to feel more relaxed during the performances to actually enjoying the solos and the music performed, I would definitely say that all these elements made the concert a lot more enjoyable. My favorite song of the night was “Transit” by Argue. The reason I liked this song was because of the tempo, which seemed allegretto, and because the song seemed to have a good variation of instruments that were used. The song had a polyphonic texture to it because in the background…

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