Something's Coming

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  • Created on: 16-04-16 16:02

Something's Coming - Leonard Bernstein


  • Written in 1957
  • From West Side Story


  • Sung by a solo tenor
  • Full orchestra
  • Flute, oboe, saxophone
  • Muted trumpet
  • Pizzicato&tremolo strings
  • Band uses quiet dynamics and soft timbres so they don't overpower the voice


  • Bitonal - begins in D, and switches to and from C and D
  • Uses tritones (augmented fourth) to show uncertainty
  • Resolved tritones show that something good is going to happen
  • Jazz based



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