Sheet Music Analysis

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The Oxford Dictionary states the definition of harmony as, “The combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce a pleasing effect.” While some people play pieces with an impeccable harmony, others are left with an unsavory note written into their score. Many are then unsure of what to do, and eventually just leave the note written in the score. “The composer knows best,” they think, leaving many, many people unsatisfied with their piece of sheet music. Ever since I can remember, I have been fascinated with music. I loved to turn on the radio and experience the notes flowing out of the speakers, fading into an emptiness, or to experience the compelling compositions people neglected to hear: the “pit-pat” of droplets of water falling into a sink, or the near silent buzz of an air conditioning system. I always seemed to find the music in everything, and I longed to make music of my own. So, when I got the permission slip for the instrumental music program at my school, I rushed it to my mother as soon as I flung my front door open. Whenever I encounter a problem in life, I feel as if there is a wrong note on my piece of sheet music, and I begin to wonder how to fix this. Somehow it then…show more content…
Every single time, I grow a closer and closer bond with my instrument, while being pushed with music that is not in my normal technique level. Usually, in these groups, we have a guest conductor who guides us through how to play the passage. Last year, my director said something that I will never forget for as long as I play music. During our concert, before we played our piece, he turned to the audience and gave a small speech. He said, “Music is the key to solving all of Earth’s problems,” and while it may seem incredibly farfetched, there is certainly some truth to what he was saying. When people do, in fact, make music together, it establishes a
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