Of course the piano sounds beautiful even when you are just listening for fun or just playing chords together, but with doing that, you really miss the true meaning of each composer 's piano’s mood and sound. I would definitely recommend this event to other EMU students because it is a way to relax your mind and really have a peaceful time. It would also be a good event to attend because you will understand the concepts of the piano’s true sound when playing different music. All in all, Schoenhals performance has influenced me in many different ways, such as opening my ears and really paying attention to each major and minor key choice, helping me understand that I am more of an aural learner, and giving me information about two classical
For those types of people looking at Shakespeare in comparison to music may help them to open their eyes and see the beauty of it all. “You hear but you don’t hear.” Yes! Finally there is someone who understands. Hearing music for the first time is just like this… All you do is hum along pretending
First of all, the piece is quite interesting as a prelude – an introductory piece of music as it start off with dynamic and vibrant sounds that include the whole ensemble. This piece is structured as a three-part or ternary form which consists of ABA’ form. The idea of this piece is mainly act as an introductory of a story because this piece is only an excerpt from a bigger orchestral performance. From what I have heard, the solo performance is mainly comprise of the woodwind instruments in part B that indicated the slight sign of relief and calmness. The piece has a lot of variation where the composer include different timbres and dynamics such as the high dynamic structure during the first and the last part with the associating crashes of cymbals.
The next 15 years played a big role in making Haydn more famous. In 1775, Haydn composed and played his first Oratorio, for the Society Of Musicians in Vienna, called ‘II Ritorno Di Tobia’. Nine years later, Haydn revised Tobia for another Viennese performance, within the revision he add more pieces to it and cut some of the dacapo structures out of it. Haydn 's personal home life did not related to one another. Haydn 's wife (Maria Ann Keller) in which he married in 1760, didn 't understand or like his musical works.
Alban Berg began to write lieder in 1901 but first in 1904 he started taking lessons with Schönberg, first in counterpoint and harmony, and since 1907 in composition. In 1910, Schönberg wrote in a letter to his publisher about Berg’s talent: “One (Alban Berg) is an extraordinarily gifted composer. But the state he was in when he came to me was such that his imagination apparently could not work on anything but Lieder. Even the piano accompaniments to them were song-like in style.” As the correspondence between them shows, Berg was committed to Schönberg’s ideas: “Advocacy for Schoenberg’s doctrines and beliefs is the single most important leitmotif in the correspondence. Almost everyone mentioned, however prominent in his or her own right, is seen as a believer or a detractor.
Concurrent to his outset of his official career, he discovered a new world: that of Richard Wagner. Strauss would begin to dissect the genius within Wagner. This was not the first time Strauss showed interest of Wagner. One of the first times he began showing interest in Wagner was in 1874, when he heard operas by Wagner. At that time, his father forbade him from to study Wagner’s music until he was the age of 16.
Jean-Baptiste Lully's music was written during the Middle Baroque period. Jean-Baptiste Lully born November 28,1632 and died March 22,1687 was an Italian born French composer, an instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered a master of the French baroque style. Lully denied any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French citizen in 1661.
The Romantic period music was more expressive and emotional, expanding to encompass literary, artistic, and philosophical themes. A famous early Romantic composer was Robert Schumann while a late 19th century romantic composer would be Johann Strauss. Robert Schumann was a German composer, born June 8, 1810 and died July 29, 1856. He was acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann began studying law but then changed his study, to pursue a career as a pianist.
In Rubenstein’s interpretation of the Mazurka, we get a more cohesive journey than other comparable recordings, namely Vladimir Horowitz. This is due to the general sense of pulse that continues throughout the piece, yet is still ebbs and flows. When he takes time to bring attention to a specific chord, note, or resolution, it builds anticipation for the listener. In the symmetrical minor third progression, he speeds up as he reaches the pinnacle of the passage which propels not only the rhythm, but the harmony as well upwards and upwards, making me wonder when it will come crashing down in beautiful dark wet flames. As for the octet, this recording was slightly less rubato than others that I have listened to.