peterandthewolf

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Andrew Gutierez MUS 189 B Review of a Symphonic Orchestra Concert Miami University, Hall Auditorium, April 13 th , 2008 The other day I heard from a friend that there was to be a concert held at the Hall Auditorium, and Miami University’s Symphony was to be playing accompanied with the Oxford Chamber Orchestra. The performance was called “Peter and the Wolf” and I really have never been to a concert where it is narrated by somebody, and told in a story format. I was very excited to go to this event since I have never read the story “Peter and the Wolf” and it seemed very interesting. While on my way back to my dorm thought about how impressive it was to hear so many different instruments coming together to make such a beautiful sound. The first performance of the day was Peter and the Wolf, op.67 by Sergei Prokofiev. The Miami University Symphony Orchestra performed the piece, and there were 30 or so people on stage for this piece. The conductor, Maestro Averbach first had each character of the story be heard so everyone would recognize who is who. The bird was the flute, while the duck was the oboe. The cat was the clarinet, grandfather was the bassoon, and the wolf was the 3 French horns, while the hunters were the bass drums, and finally Peter was the string instrument. The story began with a young boy, Peter going
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course MUS 189 taught by Professor Varner during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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