bernstein something's coming

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  • Created on: 28-03-16 15:10
when was it written?
1957
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What musical was it written for?
west side story
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it is an example of what type of song?
character song
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name 3 features of musical music...
starts with an overture and mixtures of all the songs woven together, conveys the character's emotion. repeated melodies throughout different songs in the musical
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what style was it influence by?
jazz
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who was it written for?
Tony in west side story
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What type of voice is it written for?
Tenor
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what is the interval between the last two notes sang?
perfect 5th, then repeated by the oboe and flute 3 times
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tempo?
fast
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time sig?
changes from 3/4 to 2/4
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features of rythm?
sycopation and cross rythms
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what emotion is portrayed in the music?
excitement and anticipation
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what instruments are used?
woodwind, brass , percussion and strings
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in the woodwind section who is the emphasis on?
clarinets
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What effects do the strings use to emphasis the words?
tremolo and harmonics
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dynamics of the orchestra?
quiet
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Timbres of the orchestra?
muted trumpets andpizzicatio strings... soft timbres
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Texture of the orchestra?
homophonic
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what is the structure?
openig(quiet and syncopated), bar 21(louid and strident in 2/4),bar 73(lyrical and slow moving)
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name four things the melody uses..
sustained notes,syllabic notes, accented notes and short phrases
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key?
D major
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what is tritone used in?
Harmony
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dynamics?
vary but start pp
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overall texture?
homophonic
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