Unformatted text preview: violins) and study Baroque performance manuals to see what they might learn about performance practice of that time. In at least 3 pages (double-spaced) describe and evaluate your listening experience. How are these three recordings different? Do they use the same or different instruments? How does each group treat the underlying beat? Is one group more flexible about the time element than the others? Do they approach the concept of dynamics (loudness and softness) differently? Are there any particular passages that are emphasized more in one recording than the others? Do they treat articulation (the emphasis or de-emphasis of particular notes) in different ways? Does one performance create a more convincing dramatic trajectory than the others? Be sure to indicate which of the recordings you prefer and remember to use the terminology we have developed in class....
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- Spring '07
- Music, Brandenburg Concerto No., J. S. Bach, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Concerto Italiano, Dimitri Mitropoulos