Somethings Coming

Who wrote Somethings Coming?
Leonard Bernstein
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What is the metre of Somethings Coming?
3/4 and 2/4
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Describe the rhythm of Somethings Coming?
Push rhythms, cross rhythms, syncopated
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What is the tempo of Somethings Coming like?
Very fast
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Describe the dynamics of Somethings Coming?
Intro and outro are quiet, Loud parts when tony makes declarations and has accented notes.
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Describe the instrumentation of Somethings Coming?
Orchestra, Tenor voice, oom cha accompaniment.
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Describe the texture of Somethings Coming?
Homophonic
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What are the modulations in Somethings Coming?
D major at start and end, A and A1 are in D major and B and B1 are in C major.
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Describe the harmony and tonality in Somethings Coming?
Tritones, blue notes and jazz influenced harmony.
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Describe the melody of Somethings Coming?
Melody based riffs, syllabic, word painting e.g. cannon balling and melodic tritones.
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What is the form and structure of Somethings Coming?
Intro- ABBA - Outro and form is solo character song.
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When was Somethings Coming written?
1957
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3/4 and 2/4

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