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    Art Song Recital Soprano

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    and fortissimo, depending on what lyric the singer was singing, when the singer sung fortissimo my ears hurt a bit and this song would have been better if sung in mezzo-soprano or if a male sung it in tenor. I was unable to determine the beat and meter; the piece sounded like it was never ending and is through-composed form because each stanza sounded different from the previous. At first the piece was non-repeating, however later on when the singer began repeating certain phrases and alternating the key (theme variation) the art song became a complete mess to me. Maybe this coordinated with the “obsessed Duke” who was distraught with himself but I was confused because why use a woman to sing about a man’s distraught…

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    Drake And Haydn Comparison

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    “Classical music isn 't so far apart from pop music”. From last class we made a comparison that Jay-z between Haydn and who I believe that is similar to Franz Joseph Haydn is Drake. Drake comes from a musical family, but Drake grew up with music in his blood. For example His father, Dennis Graham was a drummer for legendary rock star Jerry Lee Lewis. One thing that they both don’t have in common is that Drake before he was a rapper, came to fame by playing wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks in seven…

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    The lady that composed this piece is actually the mother of the woman that was playing violin. I thought this was very cool and you could tell that this piece meant a lot to her. This piece is from the modern era as it was wrote in 2012. The piece itself was written to represent the landscape of Wallah Wallah, Washington. This was the place of a musical festival that she and her husband had founded. The landscape was supposed to be beautiful fields filled with golden grasses. The piece used…

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    Mozart No. 9 Analysis

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    mastery of all sorts of musical types, his piano sonatas capture distinct character paired with enunciated form in such a way that is very specific to his style. Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 9 in D major is one of 18 piano sonatas in total, all of which were written in his adult years. Sonata No. 9 of K. 311 is presumed to have been written in 1777 and contains some quite distinguishable characteristics that categorize this piece in sonata-rondo form. In this essay, I plan to make clear why Sonata…

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    Music Description Langsam . Schleppend (Slowly, dragging) The first movement was in modified sonata form and started off with strings playing harmonics creating a ghostly scene and then the woodwinds play a rhythm pattern. As the piece goes on, it is obvious that Mahler is trying to recreate a nature scene in his first movement. To match the dark setting that started the movement is little bits of music that poke out. An example would be, throughout the sluggish melody an awaking would call…

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    theorists argue that there is no “absolute” music truly exist because music always conveys musical ideas and emotions. In my opinions, I believe that absolute music can truly exist without containing any meaning program music is only narrative because of its title. If program music has no title and people…

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    been some form of music made by these people, it’s safe to assume that even the first human beings had some form of music that they created and performed. Music can easily be compared to stories that have been passed down through time by storytellers who repeatedly told their stories to people for pleasure and entertainment. Music plays a huge part in everyone’s life, whether you perform it for a living or if you simply enjoy listening to it on a daily basis. We can…

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    subjectivity in Schubert’s music”, by mentioning that the feminism or homosexuality can be the aspect to think about when people analysis certain piece. In terms of this, Ives’ church experiences can be the aspect to think when listener approach to his music. The church music traditions also became one of the forms of culture among the human beings which makes people communicate through this. Due to the revolution of religion and historical background, protestant church music traditions mostly…

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    The unity of music is related to the music structures. People followed the musical structures and expected the direction or message of the music. In the 18th century, the most of the music had almost same musical structures and forms. Most of music in this period progressed to the same ways and the structures and forms had conventional elements. Historically, the music became less conventional after the French revolution and the composers had been interested in their own identities for their…

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    Bach Partitas Analysis

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    caused specialists to fruitlessly comb each set for some sense of distinct national characteristics. It was the publishers, however, not Bach, who provided the titles and Bach’s original manuscripts are lost. The English Suites, or Suites pour les Anglois, for example, were published with this name after Bach’s death. The basic style of Baroque suites, including Bach’s instrumental suites, was essentially French. The form consisted of a set of four core dances, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande…

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