The form of Take Five is usually the introduction, the chorus, the improvisation (drums, piano, saxophone or bass), another improvisation (drums, piano, saxophone or bass), head and the ending. Texture The texture is how the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic materials are combined in a composition, determining the overall quality of the sound in a piece. It is the connection between the tune and the balance in a piece of music, it is an element. In Take Five, the texture is monophonic, it's very light and clear. The melody in the saxophone is explicit and noticeable from the piano, double bass and the drums.
At the bass foot position, the stiffness did not change appreciably for these different soundpost positions. At the treble foot position, the stiffness was lower when the soundpost was placed inside the treble foot, and higher when it was placed outside. INTRODUCTION The bridge is mounted between the f-holes of the violin. If there were no mechanical support, the region of the top plate between the f-holes would be rather more compliant than the rest of the body. Two mechanical supports are present, however.
The shift from the Classical to the Romantic era signified a new importance on relations within the octave other than the tonic-dominant relation. Often, Romantic composers, in this case, Frederic Chopin and Felix Mendelssohn, use symmetrical divisions of the octave as a platform from which they can launch wandering or very pointed progressions, depending on the direction and magnitude of the potential harmonic energy. Whether it is a continuous circle of minor thirds or a form of axial melody that teeters much like a seesaw, these balanced relationships of pitches have a destabilizing effect on the tonic as it places a more equal weight on other intervals in the key. Not only can symmetry be found on the local levels of melody and harmonic
Static harmony could be explained as staying on just one chord or even moving back and forth using a set of a few chords. Some beats are followed along the song. Drones also can be used in similar way which can be explained in simple words, as less change of rhythm in music. Many minimalist pieces use the same rhythm and the same pulse throughout the song. Use of polyrhythms is also a prevalent characteristics of minimalist music, in which a composer uses two or more rhythms
Each of these instruments work a different way. A saxophone and a clarinet work almost identically, you vibrate the reed which also vibrates the instrument creating sounds then to change the pitch you close air holes also changing the way the air moves. The only difference between a clarinet and a saxophone is the way they are shaped and the placement of the
Jazz-Rock is quite different from earlier Jazz in a number of ways: • Jazz’s rhythm is renowned by its “swing”, while on the other hand Jazz-fusion is more based on eighth or sixteenth note rhythms. • Jazz mostly uses acoustic instruments such as piano, double bass, horns but jazz-rock mostly uses electronic instruments such as electric guitar, bass guitar, electric piano etc. •
Maurice Ravel alludes to music of the past and utilizes specific compositions as models for his own creations, however, this is not an aberrant undertaking; compositional borrowing is a practice as old as recorded music itself. Moreover, while the substance of Ravel’s references changes as according to his needs, he often links the models with his compositions through a reliance on original rhythmic patterns. Ultimately, the purpose of Ravel’s allusions are to reforge the older compositions in his contemporary style. Ravel utilizes Franz Schubert’s Valses nobles and Valses sentimentales as models for the composition Valses nobles et sentimentales, drawing heavily upon the rhythmic divisions within the original works. Clearly, despite strong
Firstly, Chopin’s etude indicate the phrasing of melody through the accent on upbeat, require pianist to spend to indicate the accent and the phrasing of melody shape, within the clarity of fingering on left hand. In the other-hand, Czerny demonstrates the similar 16th running notes and broken Arpeggio, with the use of different sequencing to help students on both flexibility and clarity of fingering. phrasing Figures Chopin’s etude ---Bar 4-6 left-hand melody Use of virtuosic 16th running notes to bring out the melody Chopin’s etude ---Bar 15-16 right hand melody - with the use of accent and phrasing Czerny’s exercise ----Bar 29-30 right-hand melody -Use of long sustained note,let performers focus on left-hand clarity technique in quiet hand positions. Czerny’s exercise ----Bar 6 left-hand -with the use of forzando (emphasis, similar as accent) in melody Besides, there is a rapid change of dynamics and moods difference. In Chopin’s etude, it uses a lot of dynamic marking, to indicate it varies of change in self-expression.
Not only are the interactions between the characters identical, the notes of Beethoven’s sonata also reflect the notes in Mozart’s. The two pieces begin with a forte C minor chord, establishing the bold and powerful tone of the first character. The notes of the first two measures are meant to jump from one to the next with a strong, downward motion on the piano keys. This kind of motion creates the anger that can be heard in the music. Continuing on, the phrase builds up to an E flat, followed by filler rests that set the stage for the second character to enter.
Reflective Essay 1 In the course of this class, one thing that we are supposed to do is listen to different cultures of music and compare them to today’s music while also comparing them to the stereotypes that music is viewed today for those cultures. In this class, we have listened to Popular Music as well as Native American Music. In this paper, we are reflecting on ourselves through the course of this class based on the different music we listened to, but mainly Native American Music, by interpreting, providing our overall takeaways, and also reflecting on the process of music-making. To start off with, what stands out to me regarding the music of this culture? While listening to this music I was being stereotypical about the whole Native