music final exam part 10

music final exam part 10 - Texture: Homophonic Form:...

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“Fanfare for the Common Man” “Fanfare for the Common Man,” was one of several fanfares written in response to a challenge issued by the conductors of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. This song is still famous today and can be heard during the Olympic Games. This piece includes four French horns, three trumpets, three trombones, one tuba, one timpani, a bass drum, and a tam-tam. “Fanfare for the Common Man” is introduced by the trumpets, then presented by the combinations of brass instruments, and then punctuated by percussion. Chart Composer: Aaron Copland Genre: Band music. Timbre: Brass and percussion; intended to make a dramatic and emphatic statement.
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Unformatted text preview: Texture: Homophonic Form: Through composed Tempo: Very deliberate 0:00-0:30—the piece starts off with the pounding of the bass drum. 0:30-1:05—Next, the trumpets come in for a little solo with the bass drum joining it near the end. 1:05-2:00—The French horns then join in with the trumpets and drums. The tam-tam starts to add drama to the piece. 2:00-3:56—The trombones and tuba join in during the final statement. This piece comes to a thrilling conclusion, made by a final flourish in tampani, bass drum, and tam-tam....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course MUS 117 taught by Professor Torok during the Spring '10 term at Moravian.

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