TA 7 - Music and Dance Art forms in themselves which are used to support and enhance a theatrical production Dance tells a story without words it

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Music and Dance 11/12/09 Art forms in themselves which are used to support and enhance a theatrical production Dance tells a story without words it tells the story with the physical body Music- Incidental: Background music or pre/post show music, not required Accompanies play, not an integral part, sets the mood, underscores a moment, heightens emotion Music Bridges scene: Music sets mood for the next scene, suggests or supports characters psychology (one song is played every time the villain comes on), part of the design concept and it prepares the audience Music-Dramatic: Music that has to be there Integral part of the show: Opera, musical, comedy, melodrama Music composed to meet specific demands of production like in the best little whoerehouse Music-Elements of design Composer: Creates drama with melody Lyricist: Add to character, move plot along in opera and modern musicals, modern musicals continue the action of the play as they sing More music is written than used
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course TAR 103 taught by Professor Yarnelle during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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TA 7 - Music and Dance Art forms in themselves which are used to support and enhance a theatrical production Dance tells a story without words it

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