Music : Music Elements Were Analyzed And Understood

1359 Words Dec 9th, 2015 6 Pages
Janice Jacob
Language of Music
Concert analysis

This semester various music elements were analyzed and understood. Through the usage of various musical elements each piece was able to express the composer’s emotions and ideas. The first concert that was attended was composed of classical compositions. It was called: solo and chamber concert. The second concert or performance I attended was Pinocchio. In these concerts various instruments were used to play and express the piece. In addition, singers had their voices accompanied by the piano.
The first two pieces were very short. The first piece that was played in the concert was Zart und mit Ausdruck by Schumann Fantasiestucke. In this movement there was constant triplet-rhythm accompaniment in the piano. The rhythm supported the clarinet. The piece consisted was in A minor and moved to arpeggio. However, the piece returns to A minor, but the final harmonic shift is in A major. The second piece was called Voi, che sapete andit was composed by Mozart. The story behind this piece was about a girl being in love. The beginning of piece starts off with a piano that is playing in B flat. The piece had a happy melody. When analyzing the text of piece the music seemed to accompany the words well. The happy melody expressed the mood in the atmosphere. It was sound balanced and symmetrical because they are frequently made up of two phrases of the same length. The only non-chordal tones are chromatic passing tones. Mozart builds up…
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