Mozart Symphony No. 40 Essay

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Grade 11 Golden Record Assignment Track 1- Western art Music Mozart symphony No. 40 Composed in1788, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor is one of his most beautiful melodies he has ever composed. Symphony No. 40 was scored for flute, 2 clarinets, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 bassoons, and string. This symphony classic average duration is 28 minutes. It consists of 4 movements, molto allegro, andante, meunetto and trio allegretto and allegro assai (All music). It was also listed 13th in ABC classic 100 symphonies. It is very accessible to listeners because it tells a story, at the beginning it shows sadness but throughout the movement it turns the sadness into happiness and joy. Track 2- Jazz Billie Holiday- Summertime Billie Holiday’s summertime was recorded in 1936 in New York. Consisting of vocals, trumpet, clarinet, piano, guitar, bass, and drums. The song was composed by George Gershwin and DuBose heyward, Holidays version of summertime was considered to be shock, raw and dirty (Jazz.com). She sings the song to fit her style in her voice and her artistic side. With its relaxing trumpet solo at the beginning and Holidays relaxing jazzy voice it makes it very accessible and easy to listen whenever one would like to. The trumpet line throughout the song keeps the jazz feeling and…show more content…
This song was written by songwriter George Weiss who said that producers and associates did not like the song but Elvis insisted on recording it. This song was Elvis’s most famous and popular song, and became the number one hit on the US charts in 1961 and remained there for 5 months. Covered my many such as Christina Grimmie and 21 pilots, this song has been known across the world for one of the many hit romance songs. It has very simple lyrics accompanied by back vocals, guitar, and Ukulele which make it easy for many to enjoy listening and singing along to the

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