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1st listening activity - The Moldau This piece moves much...

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Harry Altman Listening Activity 3.1 Eine Kleine, Nachtmusik This piece moves at a quick pace, with an aggressive ascending theme. It begins in Sonata allegro form, and continues rising in pitch until it seems to lapse again, only to resume the upward trend. The piece contains quick phrase structures that seem to ebb and flow, one ascending gradually and the other descending in a very similar manner. As the song reaches it peaks and valleys of pitches, it maintains the same melodic contour on its way up and down. It features a more robust tunefulness and energy when compared to The Moladu which is cast in a much more subtle and minor melody. Despite this difference, both pieces contain the same element of ascending pitch and melody, and then descending the melody along the same melodic contour with which it ascended.
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Unformatted text preview: The Moldau This piece moves much more slowly then Eine Klein , although it doest contain many of the same features of ascending and descending melodies. Sounding minor, the piece carries a melancholic atmosphere as it slowly moves from ascending peaks to descending troughs. Although the pitch tends to vary, the melody moves very conjunctly in going up and down. Listening Activity 6.1 Song: Help! By The Beatles Intro Verse 1 Chorus Verse 2 Chorus Verse 3 Chorus The song “Help!” by The Beatles follows a very simple structure which most Beatle’s songs tend to do. It starts off with a very brief intro about only 3 lines long before breaking into the first verse. The song has 3 verses in total, all of which are followed with a chorus. The chorus following the 3 rd verse concludes the song....
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