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  • Orchestra Review

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    concert played by Kirk Muspratt and the New Philharmonic orchestra. He had been a long-time supporter and contributor to the orchestra and loved the conductor, so he wanted me to have the experience too. The New Philharmonic really isn’t the newest orchestra; it was founded 40 years ago with only 29 musicians who practiced in decrepit old buildings. It was originally founded to be a chamber group, but it eventually expanded into a diverse orchestra, which played everything from Tchaikovsky to Rodgers

  • Orchestra Essay

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    multi movement works(10) containing four movements therefore resulting in dramatically longer pieces than the preceding era. Symphony orchestras contained the string instruments. To the strings were added wind instruments, usually the oboe and bassoon and fairly frequently the flute. The clarinet was introduced and gradually became a regular member of the orchestra. However, the brass section(11) was not yet introduced. The only brass instrument that was normally included was the French horn. Trumpets

  • Orchestra Concert Essay

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    Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra had performed Shostakovich’s “Symphony NO. 7, Leningrad” from the Romantic era. The orchestra was a large ensemble (1) containing various instruments that contributed to the overall sound of the piece. Since the orchestra was a large ensemble, just like the instrumentation common in the Romantic era, the orchestra was able to perform in a lively, vigorous manner, probably vivace (2). The orchestra performed tutti

  • The Founding Of The Orpheus Orchestra

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    After a performance by Orpheus, the 27 member conductorless orchestra, Julian Fifer, the orchestra’s founder was approached by the chairman of a large Japanese publishing company. Although he had enjoyed the concert, he confided that he didn’t want his employees to discover the orchestra. Fifer was both amused and intrigued that a business leader would resist Orpheus’ self-governing process. Fifer further assumed that corporate mavericks may find the novel approach compelling. In fact, large

  • 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

  • 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 Importance Of Orchestra Concert

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    Orchestra concerts are an example of music being presented in an emotional and artistic manner. Often people, mainly think of contemporary music when they hear about orchestra concerts. Music composed in the late 1970s to 1990s. But its music extends to much further than that. Scores have been performed from many composers in grand concerts that originate from many sources. These sources include movies, television shows, and even video games. The level of emotion that these concerts express varying

  • 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 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

  • 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