A tribute to Patsy Cline

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A tribute to Patsy Cline with Mandy Barnett and the Nashville Symphony On November fourteenth at eight o'clock p.m. I attended a Patsy Cline tribute concert featuring Mandy Barnett and the Nashville Symphony with my grandparents. On that particular Friday night, it had been raining for most of the day. My grandparents came and picked me up at five o'clock in hopes of going to a nice dinner before the show. Once we got on the road, it was clear that our itinerary was not going to work out as we had planned it to. There was wreck after wreck, leaving most of the interstates backed up and some closed until late that night. We had to turn around and drive through Mount Juliet to make it to the concert right on time. None of us had ever been…show more content…
The partricular piece is very upbeat and outgoing. As the music continues the song continues to grow faster resulting in a vibrant folk dance. The Nashville symphony did a great job performing this piece and portraying the light-heartedness and fun that Enesco intended. The next work that the Nashville symphony performed was George Gershwin's, "Rhapsody in Blue." This rhapsody combines classical music with some jazz infuences. The score for this calls for one flute, one oboe, one clarinet in E-flat, one clarinet in B- flat, one bass clarinet in B-flat, one heckelphone, one sporanino saxaphone in E-flat, one soprano saxaphone in B-flat, one alto saxaphone in E-flat, one tenor saxaphone in B-flat, and one baratone saxaphone in E-flat for the woodwins. For the brass, it called for two horns, two trumpets, two flugelhorns,euphonium, three trombones, and one tuba. On percussion it called for, one set of drums, one timpani set, and a trap set. Keyboards called for, two painos, one celesta, and one accordian. Finally, on strings, a banjo, violins, and string basses were played. Rhapsody in Blue is considered one of the top one hundred most influencial songs. The song paints a picture of a busy, fast paced city, which many people can relate to in today's society. Still today Rhapsody in Blue is one of the top twenty five most played songs. George Gershwin created a timeless piece that will be performed around the world for many years to come. The
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