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    Themes and Variations of the Trout Quintet A quintet is a work for five instruments, in this case piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass (piano quintet). The fourth movement of this quintet is a theme and variations on Schubert's song 'Die Forelle' (The Trout). Schubert (1797-1828) was a prolific song / lied composer. Many of his songs took their inspiration from the beauty of nature; 'The Trout' being a good example. Much of his 'lieder' display pictorial word painting effects in

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    Handel’s Messiah I attended a collaboration of the Kansas City Symphony and the Independence Messiah Choir. Together they performed George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The performance was an oratorio, which is a musical piece that is typically lengthy, tells a story, is based on Biblical or religious events, and is performed through voice and orchestra. I was a perceptive listener during the performance, as I was not just only basking in the delightful sound, while having associations for the music

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    E Minor: lV. Allegro – Moderato – Allegro, ma non troppo, which translates to Lively – Moderate – Lively, but not too much. Clayton Penrose-Whitmore designated to a... ... middle of paper ... ...while performing the double bass, that nickname being ‘Paganini of the double bass’. This individual did things with three strings that most people on the face of the planet could not do with hundreds. His movements were so fluent and he possessed the greatest talent one could ever think of. This particular

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    chordophone called double bass. The piano is the fundamental instrument for all kinds of jazz performance since its origin. In jazz culture, it was considered as the main instrument for not only jazz composition, but also improvising performance. With its wide range of pitches and the easiness of improvisation, it took part as the main rhythms and melodies for Cécile’s performance. The drum sets which provided the supporting rhythm were comprised of several tenor drums, a bass drum that created very

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    cellos and double basses. These instruments introduce the first theme by plucking the strings of their instrument which is also known as pizzicato. The bassoons then play octaves of alternating notes. The bass drum is then introduced establishing the tempo of alla marcia, meaning that the tempo is played in a march-style manner. The theme is then played in molto marcato. Following this comes the piano playing the key of B minor. Soon after, the theme is repeated with the cellos, double basses and

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    nearby tones (usually around F or F#). A wolf eliminator must be attached to “get rid” of the wolf tone; however, “getting rid of” just means moving the tone to another pitch- to a one ... ... middle of paper ... ... orchestra. It is usually the bass line, which is the fundamental voice and is incredibly essential. There are 8 to 12 players in an orchestra, but depending on the piece, there can be more or less. The cellists are normally placed towards the right side of the stage when looked from

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    Teacher Comment: As a part of the requirement for this course, each student must attend two live performances and submit a concert report on each. The reports should demonstrate “Active Listening” and not be merely reviews or critiques. I am interested in the student’s experience at this particular performance. There is no obligation to use fancy terminology. Just tell me what happened, how it affected you, how this experience will influence your plans for future concert attendance? I am particularly

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    third segments are almost the same. The piece is much like a waltz and has a tempo that is moderate to moderately fast. It is composed of string instruments and a snare drum. The first segment of the piece is an orchestra composed of cello, violin and bass instruments. The segment is divided into four sub-segments. The orchestra play a forte then a decrescendo to a mezzo forte. As the four sub-segments, the transformation to the second segment is brought into by a decrescendo that is a slightly slow

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    A Middle School Violin Student’s Guide to Changing the Strings on a Violin Introduction Congratulations on your new violin! Practicing and performing while you learn to play the violin wears out the strings on your instrument. In order to sound your best, you will need to change your strings periodically. This guide shares information about several topics related to changing the strings: • When to change the strings • Materials you will need and where to purchase them in the suburban Philadelphia

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    orchestras there are four instruments used: the violin, viola, cello, and bass. Most high schools contain this type of orchestra; however there are many other instruments that can be added to create a symphonic orchestra. From the string instruments the best is actually the most undervalued instrument. The “Middle Child” of the family of strings. The one that everyone should want to play is obviously the viola. The violin, cello, and bass are all wrong. Each one has their own handicap that prevents them

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