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    The Houston Symphony is an orchestra from Houston. On May 29th the Houston Symphony performed the third part of their trilogy “The Cosmos” at Jones Hall. The first half of the performance had three movement 1. Intrada: Allegro maestoso‚ 2. Capriccio: Notturno e Arioso: Vivace‚ and 3. Passacaglia‚ Toccata e Corale: Andante con moto-Allegro giusto- Molto Allegro-Presto. For the second movement they performed a four movement piece “Symphony No. 9 in E minor‚ Opus 9 (From New World)”. The first part

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    Beethoven’s ninth symphony was the climax of all his symphonies. He has begun work on this symphony many years before ultimate completion. It is titled “The Symphony of Joy” because of the great moments of happiness captured in multiple parts. Because of the great diversity of each movement‚ I will capture the essence of them individually. The first movement is the epitome of Beethoven’s musicality. This movement is in the traditional sonata form. The opening of this piece is a great crescendo in

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    Symphony Orchestra

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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

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    Symphony Fantastique

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    Symphonie Fantastique is a symphony written by French composer Hector Berlioz in 1830. It is quite possibly one of the most important and representative pieces of the Romantic period‚ and is still very popular to this day. The first performance took place at the Paris Conservatoire in December 1830. In many aspects Symphonie Fantastique and J.M.W. Turner’s “Slave Ship” are very similar. Romanticism was a movement during the mid to late 1700’s in Europe; this was around the time of the Industrial

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    Haydn's symphony

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    What features of the Haydn Symphony Lamentatione show that it was written in the classical period (10 marks) Firstly‚ Haydn has written this piece using Sturm Und Drang (in English‚ Storm and Stress). Features of this which are evident in the piece include: Beginning in a minor key‚ the tense harmony in some of the minor-key writing (arising principally from diminished seventh chords and the suspensions)‚ and the rhythmic tension of the opening‚ in which violins‚ doubled by oboes‚ are syncopated

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    Mozart's Symphony No. 40

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    The reason I chose Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 (1st movement) is because it really stood out to me out of all the pieces we heard in class and that are on the Moodle Website. I enjoy listening to this piece because it gives off a fun and warm vibe at times sounding playful and fast but then it takes on a warmer and somewhat soothing ambiance at other times. Honestly‚ when I listen to this song I have to turn the volume down because the pitch of the violins is so powerful and high. I believe this is

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    Beethoven Symphony 7

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    Symphony No. 7 Doctors proved that classical music is able to reduce the pain‚ anxiety‚ develop memory‚ and mental abilities. Music can slow the loss of hearing. Classical music is recognized as one of the best therapies. One of the most influential composers‚ who composed Classical music was Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven was one of the greatest composers and performers not only of Classical and Romantic eras but of the music of all times. He began to lose his hearing by the age of late 20s. However

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    verbosity of the Baroque era‚ the Classical period combined the elements of order and grace to achieve a more widespread method of entertainment and culture. Among these elements is the classical symphony‚ which was established by Joseph Haydn. Though many other genres existed at the time‚ it was the symphony that stood out and clearly represented the substance of the Classical period. The classical period can be best described as an evolutionary offshoot of the Baroque era. Whereas the Baroque era

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    Beethoven Symphony No. 3 and Mozart Symphony 40 Forms Sonata form is one of the more popular forms of music that is found in a variety of different works including symphonies‚ concertos‚ and sonatas. Sonata form features three distinct sections: the exposition‚ development‚ and recapitulation. Mozart was one of the early composers of this form of music. I will examine the clear distinctions between each section and how he does not stray from the typical form. In later years the form would change

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    Dear Mr. Arrayan Last weekend my Fine Arts class attended the Oregon Symphony’s presentation of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. The piece was monumental and included a tribute to the recently departed conductor James DePreist. The symphony played one of his favorites‚ “Adagietto” from Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony‚ and Benjamin Britten’s “Ballad of Heroes”. The piece from Gustav Mahler was very dynamic and only included a timbre of string instruments that were well blended. The piece included very

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