the rite of spring

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Thompson 1 Jocelyn Thompson HSEM 100 Dr. Primiano The Rite of Spring 2 Oct 07 Music is seen to many as one of the most pleasing art forms. Music can touch audiences with a variety of emotions, feelings and experiences. Music helps people in a multitude of ways. Music can simply help someone relax for a moment, or it can set in motion a personal movie in one’s head as they listen to the notes and sometimes even the lyrics that accompany the notes. Music affects the way one feels and even the way one thinks. Music is seen as a powerful tool. Some theorists have even suggested that music can help with one’s intellectual development. This is evident in the packaging of classical music to parents of newborns Regardless of the depths at which one experiences music it has an impact on people's daily lives. The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky holds no exception; his movements instill powerful visuals to its audience. Within the first section of The Rite of Spring there are seven movements. The first movement, entitled “Mock Abduction” was fast paced as if someone was scurrying or in a hurry to get, or leave somewhere. It was as if someone was looking for something around a house or office much like a common thief, before the get-away car leaves him or someone finds him before his escape. Surrounding this music induced scene, there was a whirlwind of faded, dark colors. Twenty-three seconds into the movement it slowed down as if to exemplify a moment in slow motion; just like in sports. It also,
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