Notes 11/7 - violinist-Beethoven-Bronce: Romantic...

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Overture -At the beginning. -Summarizes themes of the opera. -All instrumental -when they sing at the same time its called a “tutti” -richititivo- conversation + singing -Piano- 19 th century instrument, felt covered hammers that hits the string -Harpsichord- plucks the string -Bookscene -Aria- solo piece, fully orchestrated; similar to soliloquy of theatre -Music throughout the entire opera -A capella- singing without music; dramatic purpose - Dynamics- Great changes In loudness -Before the overture starts, they tune each instrument by the concert master, aka first
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Unformatted text preview: violinist-Beethoven-Bronce: Romantic period-Classic period- Mozart is larger-Timbre-Voicing-Deponte operas- Three operas written by Mozart with Da Ponte-No recitiive pieces in this opera-Mythology of the Ring of Nibelium to Lord of the rings-Avoids the aria because there isn’t enough dramatic common sense-Ambiguous and timelessness- great works in art-Directionality-Fuction is not disturbed by form-With visual arts you can’t always tell what the story is...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HNRS 126 taught by Professor Feiner during the Fall '08 term at CUNY Queens.

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