Music

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Task 5

Task 4  Task 3

Task 2  Task 1

 

Task 5

Here are 3 very different pieces of music.

First a piece by William Grant Still called “Poem for Orchestra”

William Grant Still: Poem for Orchestra

 

Next a concert in a car park in Peckham. The Multi-story orchestra play an extract from this concert of music by Steve Reich, conducted by Christopher Stark.

Proms at … Bold Tendencies Multi-Storey Car Park - Introduction

 

and last Ahmad Jamal and his group play “Poinciana”

Ahmad Jamal- Poinciana - Bridgestone Music Festival 2010

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

 

 

Task 4

As we transition into October we face changes and these pieces reflect those feelings.

 Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Nina Simone - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

 

Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto – 1st movement Rhapsody. 

How many moods does this piece go through?

Marsalis: Violin Concerto in D Major - 1. Rhapsody

 

October Mountain – Alan Hovhaness

This piece has 5 short movements and they are all very different.

October Mountain - Alan Hovhaness

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

 

Task 3

Here are 3 very different pieces of music, but this week they are all about Autumn.

First we have the song “Autumn Leaves” played on accordion, double bass, violin and percussion.

AUTUMN LEAVES - RICHARD GALLIANO TANGARIA QUARTET

 

Next this is the first movement of “Autumn” by Vivaldi

VIVALDI - Four Seasons - "Autumn" (1st mvt) - Apollo's Fire/Olivier Brault, violin

 

And lastly “Forever Autumn” -  a song from 1978

Justin Hayward - Forever Autumn (1978) [with lyrics on screen]

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

 

Task 2

Here are 3 very different pieces of music, but this week they are all about travel.

First - Station

[STATION] 서울시향 X 박인영 ‘빨간 맛 (Red Flavor) (Orchestra Ver.)’ MV

 

Second - Trains

Trains (by Blue Note Tokyo All star Jazz Orchestra)w/Peter Erskine, Bob James, Eric Miyashiro

 

Third - Doyen, the best way to travel in comfort and arrive at your destination!

Doyen

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?

 

Task 1

Here are 3 very different pieces of music.

First – “It don’t mean a thing”

Ella Fitzgerald- "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing" 1957 (RITY Archives)

 

Now a song from “Beauty and the Beast” played on the harp.

Beauty and the Beast [Alan Menken] // Amy Turk, Harp

 

And last – “It’s getting better!”

Getting Better - MonaLisa Twins (The Beatles Acoustic Cover)

 

Which one did you like the best? Why was that?