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Unformatted text preview: Typical form of Mozart’s numbers and relationship to plot development Orpheus vs the Furies in Gluck’s version Brooke’s Friendly Suggestion: When you are writing your essays for the listening response, organizing your answer this way will help streamline your thoughts: 1.) What are you hearing? What kind of instruments? What kind of voices? What language are they singing in? How many of them are there? Is it recitative or number? Is the music major or minor? Fast or slow? Etc. 2.) Based on what you are hearing, what time period do you think this excerpt might be from? What composers might have written this piece? 3.) Now that you’ve deduced a specific time period and composer, couch the piece in its historical setting. Show off your knowledge!...
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- Spring '12
- Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mozart, Don Giovanni, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Opera Listening Review