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Unformatted text preview: MUS 102 Prof. Curtis Peacock March 6, 2007 Concert Review #2 I attended the CWU Symphony Orchestra Concert on March 4 th at 4:00 pm. There were three complete pieces that were performed, and all of them were conducted by Nikolas Caoile. There was also a good turn out in attendance, and no wonder, it was an amazing concert! The first piece was Songs the Plants Taught Us by Joshua Penman. It had a very interesting opening with short staccato bursts of deep chords, followed by a trill from several violins. Then, after the wind instruments came in, the piece reached it’s climax and then with the crashing sound from a gong, it became dead quiet. After a moment of stillness, the chimes began plucking it’s way in very quietly in adagio, and a few people in the orchestra occasionally chanted in a “ch-ch-ch-ch” sound that almost resembled the sound of a sprinkler! Very fitting for a piece named like this. The rest of the piece stayed in adagio with a slow tempo, with smooth legato notes.in adagio with a slow tempo, with smooth legato notes....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course MUS 102 taught by Professor Curtispeacock during the Winter '07 term at Central Washington University.
- Winter '07