MUL2010 week 4
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Date Created: 01/29/16
January 25, 2016 Kayhan Kalhor- NPR music tiny desk concert Black Sabbath- Heaven and Hell Composition, performer, perception What is rhythm? o The ways in which music is organized into distinct units of time o Pulse or beat (musical heartbeat that underlines the musical flow) o Measure/bar: organized groups of repeated beats o Downbeat vs. upbeat o Brian Ferneyhough- Lemma- Icon- Epigram Music is meant to challenge the performer o Stravinsky- The Rite of Spring What is harmony? o Simultaneous pitches o Homophony o Consonant vs. dissonant: degree of pleasantness o Chords o Triad: three simultaneous pitches o Tonic, dominant, subdominant chords Mozart’s symphony no. 40 in g minor What is timber (tone color) o Quality of sound (ex. Voice vs. instrument) o Overtones, spectrum, harmonies, etc. January 27, 2016 What is musical form? o Overall shape or structure of a piece of music o Most common forms in the western art music Binary (2 parts): AB Greensleeves Bach’s Bouree Ternary (3 parts): ABA Jethro Tull’s jazz version of Bach’s Bouree Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Rondo: A (refrain) B (episode) A C (episode) Beethoven’s Pathetique piano Sonata: ABA: introduction, exposition, development, recapitulation, coda Mozart’s Eineklein Nacht Musik Theme and variation Benjamin Bitten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Many others What is texture? o The ways in which different musical parts fit together o Monophony: single musical line without accompaniment Nezasa Shirabe o Polyphony: several simultaneous, independent lines o Canon: adding the same line over and over Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 1 3 Movement o Homophony: melody plus chordal accompaniment o Heterophony: same melody performed slightly differently multiple time
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