ENCORE4_Opera MUSI 1f10

ENCORE4_Opera MUSI 1f10 - The name of the concert I...

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The name of the concert I attended on the evening of Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 7:30 pm was called “Encore! The Barber of Seville.” This Encore production was different than the previous ones because it was an opera. The Barber of Seville ranks as one of the “Top Ten most frequently performed operas of any kind.” The opera is filled with fun music and great humuor. The composer of this play was Gioachino Rossini. The pianist, Rosalie Asselin was seated at the left of the stage and played all of the pieces. The character of Don Basilio played by Tomislav Lavoie, performed on the violin in some of the pieces. The violin was the only other instrument in the play and was used only in a few songs. The opera contained a single house in the middle of the stage and was the only major prop. The actors and actresses performed in and around it. The instruments used in the opera tied into the plot quite well and represented characteristics of the Romantic Era. The music in the opera represents the Romantic Era very well. There were a
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course MUSIC 1F10 taught by Professor White,t during the Spring '11 term at Brock University.

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