Concert Response

Concert Response - Katherine Isaac MUSI 12100 Luis-Manuel...

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Katherine Isaac MUSI 12100 Luis-Manuel Garcia March 14, 2008 Tallis Scholars Concert Response Paper The Tallis Scholars’ music was vivid, stark, and very striking. I was highly impressed with the range of the singers’ voices, which were full and exact. On the other hand, liturgical music is not the most interesting music to me and after the first few songs became rather bored with the concert. However, seeing the music performed in person made me realize the time and effort that goes into the performance of liturgical music. I imagine directing liturgical music is a tedious task, considering that early liturgical music had no meter. I watched the director carefully to see if he was indicating rhythm in any way. He was waving his arms but it did not seem that he was keeping a beat. It seems he was just signaling singers for their individual parts. The motion of his arms was in an up- down movement that is not the traditional way to signal meter. What was amazing to me is that all the singers were in sync with each other on every note of the melismas and non-
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