The ease with which the Sopranos sang, greatly contributed to this contrast as well, and established the idea that even in the darkest moments of a person’s life, beauty can be found, if they chose to discover it. This particular piece also contained seamless transitions between parts of both the song and of the choir, along with the use of voiced consonants and the beautiful choice of vowels. Next, The University of Utah Chamber Choir sang, “Curse Upon Iron” by Veljo Tormis. The quick tempo often made this song difficult to understand because of how muddled words would become. However, when the tempo decreased, the choir had nice open vowels and voiced consonants such as a “k” on the word “cursed”.
Sometimes a song may many a times incorporate what is termed as a bridge. This bridge generally follows the chorus but may also flow through between a verse and a chorus. A bridge can be very useful if the song seems to be too monotonous and this bridge can be a very simple chord or melody change that can take your song to the next level of delight amongst listeners. Modern music world has witnessed that
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.
This could be a representation of being at the lowest point in life, only to rise from the ashes. The high frequency tambourine play through out the mix and give a mellow, relaxed feel to the song prior to the buildups, once again possibly conveying the message of calm during tense circumstances. The most important compositional technique however was the powerful duet. Terrell complements Gaye’s gospel grit throughout the verses, possessing a striking alto tone, with Gaye pulling back to let her powerful voice soar over his during the commanding chorus. This gives off the notion of togetherness, compatibility and makes listeners feel a yearning to love.
The emphasis he puts into the two words brings out the meaning if the song; he is regretful for getting into this situation, and there is no turning back because the evidence is in his and his baby 's eyes. The way Jackson performed this line with a soprano voice altered the tone of the song to sound as if he was joking, and was tranquil about the situation. Cornell’s deep, raspy voice and legato notes contributed to the accurate denotation of the
The dialogue and lyrics are straightforward and full of ironic elements, which bring a lot of fun to enjoy. The transition from lines into a song is pretty smooth. For example, when Shrek is “hurt” by what Fiona says and his anger reaches a climax, he naturally starts to sing to express his emotion. In addition, the music, which embraces several styles such as pop, rock and jazz, also add dynamics into the show. So in sum, the writing of the show is appealing.
The dialogue and lyrics are straightforward and full of ironic elements, which bring a lot of fun to enjoy. The transition from lines into a song is pretty smooth. For example, when Shrek is “hurt” by what Fiona says and his anger reaches a climax, he naturally starts to sing to express his emotion. In addition, the music, which embraces several styles such as pop, rock and jazz, also add dynamics into the show. So in sum, the writing of the show is well-done.
Everybody has different musical taste and reasons of why they like it and even though, all songs are very different from each other, what they all have in common is that they make people feel something. The reason for this is the significance we give to the lyrics or the memories they hold for us. Occasionally, songs tend to have a much deeper meaning than it might seem and this song is not the exception. The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra is my favorite song because of its theme, the lyrics, and what it means to me. Even though it was difficult to choose only one song because of how broad my musical taste is none of those songs made me feel as unique and beautiful as this song does.
On the one hand, if one goes deeply into Dickinson’s poem “This is my letter to the world”, where one can say that this poem can be appreciated that the speaker is complaining about the way that life has gone on. At first sight it is possible to observe that the language used by Dickinson was very simple because it was easy to understand. However, it was more complex than it seems to be, because a different meaning could have been given to the poem if it is analyzed in a deeper way. Moreover the poetic devices that she uses make the poem very attractive for the reader and also easy to follow because of the musicality that her rhymes produced in the way it is read, as in the ones used in the verse 2: “That never wrote to Me”, compared to verse 4: “With tender Majesty”, where the endings have the same sound. (Dickinson, poem #441: This is my letter to the
On the subject of syncopation, there are a few periods in the piece where the performers does become a bit loud all of a sudden. The dynamics of this work starts out quiet or (p) piano level, but then becomes louder or (f) forte all of a sudden and other times gradually crescendo. The range of the dynamic contrasts is that there is a large range difference and those contrasts are gradual the majority of the times. This pieces timbre is mellow, made up from the use of the vocal instruments and stays the same throughout the piece. Overall, the performance of O vos angeli that was analyzed is a beautiful tribute to her work, however without trying to be sexist in any way, I tend to prefer listening to chants that are sung by men rather than women because they just more relaxing to me.