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    Music as Clay

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    through the form and tonal structure of the piece. Movement 4 is a binary aria with the text split evenly into a three-line A section and a three-line B section. The opening ritornello is in g minor, and the piece stays in g minor until the last cadence of the A section. The second ritornello is in Bb major followed by the B section, which moves from Bb major through many other keys and eventually ends up back in g minor. Then the final ritornello is also played in g minor. The form Bach has chosen

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    Chapter III

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    composition of considerable musical interest apart from its merit as a technical study.” The three pieces in the Etude were at first were called “Trois caprices poetiques,” which means “Three concert studies,” and their names were Il Lamento, La Leggierezza and Un Sospiro (Feiner). The pieces were written between the years 1845 to 1849 and were de... ... middle of paper ... ...ng it a hybrid was because the form was “a combination of the sectional structure of the Verbunkos form which is divided into

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    Song Comparison

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    Song Comparison Essay The first piece of music I wanted to analyze is from the Opera, “Rigoletto, Act Three”, written by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. Verdi was born October 9, 1813 and died January 27, 1901. Verdi has pieces from when he was 26 and even though he lived to be 87, he stopped writing when he was 80. “Rigoletto” was written when Verdi was 38 in 1851, during what Verdi referred to as his “years in the galleys”. What I find most interesting about “Rigoletto” is that the Opera was

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    music was the striking predominance of modal and exotic scales, free rhythm, unresolved dissonances and the evidently smaller programmatic form. Apart from this, Impressionist music is more broadly characterized by a dramatic use of both the minor and major scale systems. Claude Debussy is known as one of the greatest Impressionist composers till date. Many musical critics believe that the Impressionist movement was a liberating intrusion in the otherwise fixated notions of Western classical music.

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    The Concerto

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    movements with one movement usually dedicated for a solo instrument such as the piano or violin with orchestra accompaniment. Since the late 18th century, the first movement is most likely in the sonata form while the second movement is in the ternary form. The third movement is in the ronde form. In the first movement in particular, there are typically three major parts. These components are categorized based on the thematic and harmonic tonal materials that are defined in the exposition, elaborated

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    Reflection of John Brahms Cancert

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    unattributed to this day. Brahms composed two versions of this work –one for two pianos, the other for orchestra- both of which consist on a theme on B-flat major, eight variations and a finale in passacaglia form. The night started with Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No.90 in C Major, a piece in sonata form composed for one flute, timpani, viola, cello, bass and two oboes, bassoons, horns, trumpets and violins. The first movement –the Adagio- introduces, the listener to the piece by a sharp contrast between

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    Rock Music

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    Rock is a popular form of music that has evolved over the past couple of decades starting in the 1950s until present day. Rock music has been know to be used as a form of expression over the years. Despite its sometimes negative and defiant lyrics, rock is a form of art that allows one to release his/her feelings through singing in an expressive tone. I personally don’t see problem with people expressing their emotions and that is in part why I dont’t agree with Richard Brookhiser in stating that

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    room. It wasn't a real concert hall it was more of a small kind of parlor room. Piano trios are meant for smaller audiences, so it worked out well. There was about 30 people in the room attending the performance. The music played was from different musical areas. The smaller setting made it easier to focus on the musicians and what all they were doing when playing these songs. The first song the piano trio performed was the Haydn C Major Trio. This piece is from the Classical period of music. The Baroque

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    Robert’s and the second being Clara’s. Clara Schumann’s Liebst du um Schönheit, directly translated to “If you love for beauty” sets a four-couplet poem to a very effective accompaniment. Liebst du um Schönheit is set, musically, in a modified strophic form: Introduction (mm. 1-2), A (mm. 3-10), A’ (mm. 11-18), A (mm. 19-26), A’’ (mm. 27-36), and Coda (mm. 37-41). Each section of the strophe can best be described as a contrasting period. The A section always cadences with a half cadence on F, as though

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    Rebekah Wickham Music Appreciation 16 December 2015 Word Count: 1,297 Final Essay Sonata Form Variations Sonata form was first developed for use by Classical composers to be used in symphonies, but it is also used in sonatas and other works. Sonata form is used during the first movement of the symphony and replaces the previous form of Ritornello. Sonata form allows for the compositions theme, key and tonality to be used in ways previously unavailable, by permitting the writer to be more open minded

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