SOMETHINGS COMING

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  • Created on: 09-04-15 22:24
What year was this piece written?
1957
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What keys is this piece in?
D major and C major
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Name two features of rhythm Bernstein uses
Syncopation, cross rhythms, ‘push’ rhythm anticipating the beat, frequent use of short rhythmic riffs/ostinati
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How does Bernstein ensure that the orchestra doesn't over power the voice?
The accompaniment uses: quiet dynamics, soft timbres (muted trumpets, pizzicato strings) and a homophonic texture
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Describe the harmony in somethings coming
Tritones and extended note chords (added 7th/9th) are used as well as jazz based harmony
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D major and C major

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How does Bernstein ensure that the orchestra doesn't over power the voice?

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Describe the harmony in somethings coming

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