REVISED THEORY II HOMEWORK 12

REVISED THEORY II HOMEWORK 12 - It loves the turmoil of...

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Name_______________________________ Theory II (Music Studies 1712) Homework #12 Analyze the following song entirely in B major (do not modulate), providing Roman numerals with inversions. A translation of the text is given below. Can you answer the riddle? (Hint: the last word, in German, rhymes with "auch"; Schumann writes a final note for the singer, though there is no word--how might the singer sing that last note without text?) Heaven whispers it, Hell mutters it, it reverberates only feebly in the echo's wave; when it comes to the waters, it grows silent; on the heights you can hear its double hum.
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Unformatted text preview: It loves the turmoil of battle, it shuns peace; it is not granted to men or women, but every animal has it --only you must dissect it. Small in Greece and on the banks of the Tiber, it became bigger, biggest in Germany. It is hidden in the shadows, also in the little flowers; you utter it daily; it is only a (what is it?). It is only a _____. Schumann adds a footnote: "The composer belives that by suppressing the last syllable he has made his statement clearly enough." Homework #12, pg. 2 Homework #12, pg. 3 Homework #12, pg. 4...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course MUSIC STUD 1712 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '10 term at Temple.

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