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Lecture 3

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Prof.William Bowen

LECTURE 3 OLA STOCKFELT - younger thinker than cage and copland NONVERBAL LINGUA FRANCA - something simple that we all can understand 5 - diff situation can effect what ur listening to, diff envs 8 - have diff expectations when listening to music 9 - YOUTUBE - opera flashmob at market - take in context of where you are - unique bc situation was unexpected, in a market and not a theatre, change of venue - acoustics are diff, bad in market and good in opera house - were singing to a tape instead of real voices - not dressed in costume - changes whoʼs singing what - try to get audience engaged - change how u listen to a piece according to ur own personal background but also where you are, the situation, physical location 11- music is a time based art form, how we respond to it is described as motion 12 - TEMPO - much slower than what we listened to last week RHYTHM - more or less the same BEAT - is the same but bc slower has diff effect - changed tempo to faster (whole thing is faster), rhythm - there are more notes, elaborated on melody thus rhythm has changed, BEAT and METER are the same, bc underling pulse/meter is the same, may tap faster but still tap to the music the same way 13 - MUSICAL SPACE - location specific approach to music 17- PITCH - space of high/low, can start ʻthinʼ and fuller orchestra later Rossini Overture - starts high and has a notion of falling, pushing in one direction, build up INTERVAL - range can be close or far SCALE - musical arrangement of pitch for the piece TUNING - pitch is fixed frm low to high on a piano or violin 19 - MELODY - succession of pitches one following another TUNE - two text lines of auld lang syne PHRASE - melody can be long thus a phrase is a section of it eg one line of text of auld lang sine (breathe in between phrases, breathing spots) MOTIVE - very short fragment that captures an idea eg in Jaws (da-dum) 20 - MOTION - does it flow smoothly (CONJUNCT) or does it jump (DISJUNCT) SHAPE - can you hear the shape of the melody FORM - structure w/in a melody, what to expect 1 eg AULD LANG SYNE MOTION - step: CONJUNCT, there are small leaps/jumps but overall is smooth RANGE - low range, small range, community folk so
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