Thoughts on Music

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Jose Ronses Piano 120 Section# 2 Dr. Ginwala 1 May 2008 Thoughts on Music I’ve had a hard time formulating a thesis on the concerts that I saw in Knuth Hall. I would have rather written about the types of music that I listen to and how they use what I learned in the class. But it is also important to address the non mainstream music whose roots lie deep in music. This semester I attended A Choral Concert, put on by the San Francisco State University School of Music and Dance, the Avalos Competition Winner Holly Bowling, Dustin Manuel, Tuan-Chun Hsieh, and the Trombone Studio Recital. The concerts that I saw have influenced modern music in many ways. Those influences range tempos, rhythms, melodies, dynamics, chords, and all the way to time signatures. My thesis being that all music is related. The first concert that I attended in Knuth Hall was A Choral Concert. It consisted of the Treble Chorus, Men’s Chorus, and University Chorus. The music sung was in different languages, not just English. The song Du Bist Die Ruh, by Franz Schubert, was sung by a person in the Men’s Chorus. The song was in German and was very moving,
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