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    CONCERT REPORT 1 Bryan Ignacio Concert: “Symphony Orchestra” Kyle Szabo (conductor) Songs: “Divertimento No. 2 in B-flat Major, K.137” (W.A. Mozart) Psalm and Fugue for String Orchestra, Op. 40 (Alan Hovhaness) Voyage for String Orchestra (John Corigliano) “Symphony No. 8 in B Minor D. 759” (Franz Schubert) Genre: Classical October 13, 2017 FGCU, Naples, FL I. Identification/Historical Context 1a. The first piece of the concert was Divertimento No. 2 in B-flat Major, K.137, by Wolfgang Amadeus

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    A symphony is an extended classical composition for an orchestra, found in Western Art Music. It often consists of four separate and unique, sections known as movements which are, in some way however, related to one another. The symphony as a genre began developing during the late 17th century and continued to do so up until the late 18th century. This important genre of Western Art Music is closely related to the development of the orchestra. It is therefore critical, in understanding the symphony

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    Piano Guys, and the YouTube Symphony Orchestra have recently driven people back to concert halls and have them watching classical performances online. The YouTube Symphony Orchestra has made a significant movement to this genre of music by live streaming their performances (one in 2009 and the other in 2011). YouTube Symphony Orchestra’s performance in 2011 had people hustling to the Sydney Opera House, and was live streamed around the world for viewers at home. The orchestra performed various pieces

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    There have been thousands of orchestras played around the world. One of the most known and popular orchestral concerts of today is George Michael’s Symphonic Orchestra Tour. I decided to mainly focus on his appearance at Echo Arena in London on October 10th, 2012. Michael performed amongst a symphony orchestra that included a number of instruments that will be discussed throughout the paper. A symphony orchestra is classified as an ensemble of strings grouped with a wide range of woodwinds, brass

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