1. Type(s) of music: Which types/genres of music were performed. Which historical eras were represented on the program? What were the performing forces needed to perform the works? Were concert programs with notes provided? Did you read or research about the works before or after the performance? If so, in which source(s)?
Answer: Piano accompanying and ensembles. Music with a French flair.
2. Choose two movements or short pieces from the program and contrast/comparethese works with references to specific musical elements. You must choose two separate movements or pieces. Your essay may include but is not limited to, a discussion about the melody, key and scale mode, rhythm, form, harmony, texture, text, etc. I want you to use your ears and listen for the basic elements discussed in class and apply them to the pieces of your concert. Try to highlight what really “stuck out” to you about the music in this section.
Answer: 1. Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op. 120 No.1——Johannes Brahms
2. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622——W.A. Mozart.
3. Evaluate your concert-going experience.What did you enjoy about the music, what would have improved your experience, how did the performance fit or foil your expectations?Were there any aspects of the performance that was unfamiliar surprising to you? If so, what?