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  • Symphony Orchestra

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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

  • Franz Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 94 Symphony

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    94 “Surprise” Symphony. The genre of this musical composition is a symphony and it consists of a three movement minuet and trio. The piece has a stately dance feel to it with a very solid rhythm, nice melody, and a rich full sound. It is written in ternary form and “the entire minuet-trio-minuet

  • A Comparison of Haydn's Symphony No 95 With Beethoven's Symphony No 5

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    A Comparison of Haydn's Symphony No. 95 with Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 Introduction As noted by Robert Hughes, "Beethoven was not only the embodiment of all that was before him, but also of that which was yet to come" (Hughes 486). The truth of this may be seen by comparing Beethoven's 5th Symphony in C Minor to Haydn, the father of Symphony, and his 95th in C Minor. While Haydn's symphony is both playful and dramatic, Beethoven's symphony is grander both in terms of scale and vision. He expands

  • The Music Of The Classical Symphony

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    van Beethoven. His nine symphonies are a perfect example of such a metamorphosis of musical genius. Not only his compositional strides, but the manner in which he made them is extremely important to the shape of our musical culture. Throughout the development of his works, Beethoven kept one foot in the past while reaching and cultivating the artistic future of the symphonic form, thus shaping a societal view of the art form as a whole. The maturation of his nine symphonies can best be categorized

  • Mahler's 8th Symphony

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    46-year-old Gustav Mahler was struck with inspiration unlike any he had ever had in his life. With this inspiration, he composed his Eighth Symphony in less than two months. Dedicated to “My dear wife, Alma Maria” and known as Mahler’s “search for redemption”, this symphony was the first of Mahler’s works to be an overwhelming success. Mahler’s Eighth Symphony connected two choral pieces, Veni, Creator Spiritus (early 9th century) and Goethe’s Faust, Part II (1830-1831). These two works were written

  • Beethoven's Sixth Symphony

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    Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony “He (Beethoven) was a pivotal figure in the transition from 18th century musical classicism to 19th century romanticism, and his influence on subsequent generations of composers was profound” Kerman and Tyson. Beethoven’s sixth symphony (also known as the pastoral symphony) has qualities of both the classical and romantic periods and illustrates Beethoven’s revolutionary ideas as well as highlights his classical influences. The programmatic nature of the piece is the dominant

  • Symphony Orchestra Analysis

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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

  • Symphony No.5

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    Symphony No 5 (Beethoven) 's_Fifth_Symphony From Wikipedia ( View original Wikipedia Article ) Last modified on 13 January 2011 at 03:35 Dari Wikipedia ( Lihat yang asli Wikipedia Pasal ) Terakhir diubah pada 13 Januari 2011 03:35   From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dari Wikipedia, ensiklopedia bebas (Redirected from Beethoven 's Fifth Symphony ) (Dialihkan dari Beethoven 's Fifth Symphony ) Jump to: navigation , search Langsung ke: navigasi ,

  • Symphony Orchestra Essay

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    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 four part choir. Overall the performance took no longer than thirty minutes to play the three-part Symphony of Psalms. This Symphony was much

  • Symphony Number 45 in F# Minor (the "Farewell symphony") Essay

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    Symphony Number 45 in F# Minor (the "Farewell symphony") Between 1761 and 1790 Haydn was employed by the enormously wealthy Esterhazy family who had two palaces on the borders of Austria and Hungary. The court orchestra was similar to that of many baroque orchestras - two oboes, a bassoon, a string ensemble and a harpsichord. But it also included a pair of horns - instruments that became a regular part of the orchestra thereafter. --------------------------------------------------------------------