Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550
Sound: symphony, flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and strings
Form: Every movement but the third is in sonata form; the minuet and trio are in the
usual ternary form.
Exposition: Frist theme played twice
LISTENING METHOD: SFHRMTX
MUS 101: Music Appreciation I: Survey
FALL TERM 2016
The SFHRMTX Format
Active and informed listening is an integral portion of any
music course and serves to assist us in becoming betterinformed participants in the musica
Week 3 - Listening Example:
Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame
A cappella: male voices
Though composed in sections
Minor: sounded sad, slow tempo
Not fast, slow, changing throughout.
5 males singing, hi
Much music with rhythms
indicated by musical uctaticu
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Music - test relaticnships
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Classical Music 1750-1815
Sound: the piano and the string quartet and an expansion of the orchestra.
Form: New genres such as the symphony and string quartet. New emphasis on
musical form: for example, sonata form, theme and variations, minu
21M011 (spring, 2006)
Ellen T. Harris
Baroque (order and extravagance)
Science: Newton (mechanics, gravity), Leibniz, Harvey (circulation of the blood), Kepler
Philosophy: Descartes (analysis and classification of human emotions), Spinoza,
What were your reactions to these pieces?
A: The unaccompanied male voices with different height make me feel this music is
so pure and beautiful. And I feel the happiness of victory actually.
B: Its an independent style of composing for instrumental fam
Im unable to attend a live show because of my study and work, so I write a
review about a concert that I watched before. I know I should write about a concert
that hold recently, but that show i
Running head: Beethoven's Eroica
Date of submission:
Ludwig van Beethoven is a composer who compared to any other, changed music, the
sound and the composition of the songs. He jolted/perso
1. Material: Pipe organs are primarily made of wood and metal. Wood used to make
parts of the organ which are not visible. Most pipes are made from metal. Metal pipes
are most often made from alloys containing various amounts of tin and lead.
J.S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Sound: solo. played on Trost-Organ. used in D minor
Form: opens with a toccata section, followed by a fugue that ends in a coda.
Harmony: balance between Toccata and Fugue
Rhythm: fast, bouncy
The piano and the string quartet and an expansion of the orchestra.
New genres such as the symphony and string quartet. New emphasis on musical form: for
example, sonata form, theme and variations, minuet and t
Use string instruments mainly. It adopts multi melody, polyphony, more emphasis on the
tune ups and downs, so focused on the changes in the intensity and speed
Violin family such as suites, sonatas, and concertos emerge and grow p
The Baroque Era
The pipe organ is the largest most sophisticated instrument that was constructed in
ancient Egypt, then became a church fixture in Europe. The instrument is made from led, and
after the led is prepared it is ready for the organ pipes to be
When I first heard the first musical example I liked it right away because of the guitar,
but it was better when he started hitting the side of the guitar with his hand for a beat. I would
listen to more music like this. The song Babatunde was interesting
Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata & Fugue in d minor, BWV 565
Played on Trost-Organ.
used in D minor
Opens with a toccata section, followed by a fugue that ends in a coda.
balance between Toccata and Fugue Rhythm: fast, bo
Chapter 3: Renaissance
Vocal music: ranged from songs about love and courtly intrigue to madrigals about
nymphs, fairy. Church choir usually by soloists.
Instruments: diverse. Local availability of raw materials for the manufacture of the
Woodwind Studio Ensembles Experience
I attended my first concert review in Benton Hall here at Oregon State University on May
3, at 7pm. The concert was called OSU Woodwind Studio Ensembles and it was an interesting
experience. It was my first concert att
1. Upbeat changing to a slower tempo and again upbeat violin cello, clarinet
2. More instruments (violin) clarinet, cellos , high tempo, high pitch, changes to fast and
They were different in the number of violins there were being played. In the J.S
COURSE SCHEDULE: MUS 101: FALL TERM
[Course Overview & Content,
SFHRMTX Format, Concert Reviews]
Music Reflections Exercise
Music Fundamentals (continued)
Sound: Use string instruments mainly. It adopts multi melody, polyphony, more
emphasis on the tune ups and downs, so focused on the changes in the intensity and
Form: ground bass and ritornello (derived from vocal music)
Harmony: 1) functional harmo
Chapter 1 Music Fundamentals
What is music: the intentional organization of sounds in time by and for human
Produced by vibrating object that transmits energy in form of sound waves to our
a. Cause Generating Mechanism (transduc
Its my first day register this course and the 24-hour music
journal is due tonight, so I cant make it 24 hours.
However, I do want to talk about my music experience
today. Although there is just 6 hours, when I write this
journal, I suddenly noticed that
What were your reactions to these musical examples?
Were there some that you liked/disliked?
Why did some of these appeal (or not appeal) to you?
What drew your attention/interest?
Did you finding anything distracting?
Would you like to hear more like so
Im unable to attend a live show because of my study and work, so I watched a video
recorded by my friend who in in the Auburn University. She also told me a lot of information
about the concert.
SOUND: List the ensemble type (orchestra , in this
case), representative instrumental families (strings, brass,
etc.), and any specific instruments that you heard by
family group (violin, clarinet , trumpet , etc.).
FORM: Address whether you heard section
Sound: Vocals. Pure voice without instrumental accompaniment (male).
Form: Slow all the time. And I think it ends too sudden, there is no distinct ending,
felt as though it was incomplete. I didnt realize it
Week 2 Short Essay 2
There are many similarities and differences between the two versions of
Alleluia Dies sanctificatus. Both were performed in the 12th century, although the
first version originated in the 8th century. They bo