Leonard Bernstein Centennial Concert

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On Monday, October 16, 2017, I was honored to attend Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration in the June swagger gates concert hall at the University of Denver. The conductor in this concert was Joseph Martin and his assistant was Chris Ugolini. In this concert, there were several instruments used. Catherine Flinchum, Daniel Eng, Mari McCarville, and Rose Khorsandi were playing the flute. Chris leech and libra Bennett played the oboe. Max Arakaki, Leslie Kahler, Natalie Boggs, and Meggie Evans played the clarinet. in addition, kyle Przybylski played the bass clarinet and Glenna Boggs with Renee young played Bassoon. The Alto saxophone was played by Rachel Webb and Emily Nicol. Peter Davis, john burton, Austin hood, and Jordan Thomas played…show more content…
The concert started with a religious piece called Profanation from Jeremiah and it was based on a biblical story of a prophet named Jeremiah and his story in Jerusalem. This music piece tends to be a folk music. The music piece is managed to be divided into three sections, prophecy, profanation, and lamentation. The song starts with a solo horn fading in slowly playing over for couple seconds until a solo flute takes the roll along with a softer drum roll leading to a gathering of bassoons and clarinets.Also, the trombone enters in a high pitch increasing the song tempo.The melody throughout the song was lead by the flutes in first and then by the violins. The symphony ends with a three-note motif in a melodic gesture leading the song to end with a quiet tone.The second music piece is called candidate suite and it was conducted by Clare Grundman and has five parts. The first part is called The best of all possible worlds. In addition to Westphalia choral, Auto da fe, Glitter and be gay, and Make our Garden grow. The song starts with a high timpani hit and a brass fanfare. The melody then is lead by the trombone, and the flute joins the trombone. The tempo and the melody tend to be fast and there was soloist by the flute, clarinet, and the bassoon. The piccolo then leads the melody and shapes a descending tone. In the middle of the song, the theme sounds quiet and slows with a flute solo in the

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