Symphony Orchestra Essay

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  • Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

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    I recently attended the opening night of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Wheeling. The experience of seeing a live orchestra for the first time was very unique and pleasant to me. The feel and atmosphere was much different from what you would experience at a country or hip hop concert. The venue was very quiet and respectful, no one was talking or playing around on their cell phones. Whereas my prior concert experiences had consisted of musicians aiming to be as

  • The Stage Of The Symphony Orchestra

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    platform. In the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra, starting from the left corner from my perspective was timpani. The middle back of the stage was the clarinet, bassoons, flutes, and oboes. In the middle of the stage was the

  • Symphony Orchestra Essay

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    I have never been personally a fan of the romantic orchestra music but going to listen to a concert live is breathtaking. I attended the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Masterpieces concert with music director Fouad Fakhouri performing Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.1 in D major. There was a full stage of musicians and a complete choir to back it up. The first half of the performance was a complete orchestra of woodwinds, strings, drums, brass, excreta and a

  • Symphony Orchestra Reflection

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    Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Texas State Symphony Orchestra Recital at Evans Auditorium. The performance was made up of two pieces: “Overture to Nabucco” composed by Giuseppe Verdi and “Symphony No. 5 E minor op. 64” composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with its 4 movements. The theme of the overall performance was “Fifth and Fate”, depicting the ideas of life and destiny. Despite its flaws, the concert very well exemplified this theme and overall put on a delightful and memorable

  • Reflection Of A Symphony Orchestra

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    On November 29, 2017, during a Wednesday night, I attended a Symphony Orchestra. The performance was played by the University of Houston Symphony Orchestra in Moores Opera House at the Moores School of Music. The performance was conducted by two different conductors. The first conductor was Carlos Guillermo Jung, he conducted the first piece which was a piece by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky called Fantasy which is a Romeo and Juliet Overture. The next conductor was Franz Anton Krager, he conducted the

  • City Symphony Orchestra

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    Case: City Symphony Orchestra The City Symphony Orchestra is a branch of the Center for Performing Arts. It performs regular concerts throughout the year and has been reasonably profitable in the past. However, in recent years, concert attendance has been declining and the Orchestra is looking for ways to boost attendance. The traditional customers of the Orchestra have been the older and more affluent segment of the population that live in the suburbs. The recent boom in the high-tech sector

  • The Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

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    from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM I attended, “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” by Jonathon McNair at Rudder Theatre. The Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Marian Anderson String Quartet, and special guest narrator Greg Wise preformed three pieces. These pieces include, “Lyric for Strings,” “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” and, “Symphony Number 1.” The Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra consists of Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Harp, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Percussion

  • Essay On Symphony Orchestra Concert

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    bad they in Paris in still better than a good day anywhere else.” Popular quote. It was the first time that I would assist to a Symphony Orchestra concert and I was excited for this new experience. Pictures at a French Exhibition sounded like an artistic exposition of French pictures, instead was a repertoire of various pieces interpreted by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. The event took place at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk city in a perfect Sunday afternoon. When my husband and I arrived were guided

  • Music, The Orchestra, And The Romantic Symphony

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    concepts about music in western civilization. The 3 concepts I have learned is elements of music, the orchestra, and the romantic symphony. Theses concept are very interesting to me because I don’t have any type of musical background and I got the chance to learn about how music really started. There are many elements I learn when it comes to making an orchestra and composing a music program. An orchestra is a group of musicians that come together to make background music for a TV show or movie. During

  • Reflection Of The Illinois Symphony Orchestra

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    Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Concert on October 14th featured three pieces; The Birds, Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano, and Orchestra in C Major, and Symphony No.5. All the pieces were lovely and were entertaining to listen to. This concert also featured the Hersh Trio, comprised of Alexander Hersh on the cello, Stefan Hersh on the violin, and Paul Hersh on the piano, which the orchestra accompanied for one piece. The first piece played by the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra was The Birds composed