Taylor Swift - 22

What is the sound, rhythm, melody, harmony, tonality, and texture of Taylor Swift's song 22? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgFeZr5ptV8 I'm not sure how to dissect this song into the above elements or count beats or tones. Please help with a short simple answer to each music element.

Explaining Musical Style of Work

Imagine that you are explaining the interactions of the musical elements—sound, rhythm, melody, harmony, tonality, and texture—among different instruments in a strictly musical work to someone who is unfamiliar with them. How might you explain the way these elements contribute to the musical sty...

Bookworm game design analysis

Play an electronic game for a minimum of four hours, analyze at least five key areas, and then use your analysis of the key concepts to write a short review of the game. Select key concepts that are relevant to your game, and only select the topics that will yield interesting analysis. Write a...

Pitch labeling systems

Please help answer the following questions. Why do musicians that speak different languages call notes by different names? Isn't music supposed to be a universal language?

Form Analysis of Schubert's Scherzo No. 1

Schubert: Scherzo No.1 D593-1 Listen to this Scherzo for piano and follow the score using the link provided below. Discuss how Schubert achieves contrast between the Scherzo and the Trio. You should mention form, melody, key and texture in your answer. It is important that you show how you der...

Music Art over Hundred of Years

How is modern music different from the music from a few hundred years ago? What exactly distinguishes it from Baroque or Classical music?

Analysis of All Through the Night

Please provide an analysis of All Through the Night, musical analysis. Please include a discussion of development, repetition, structure, sequence, comment, melodic, contour, word setting, pitches.

Trace the development of opera from the Baroque to Mozart.

750 to 1250 words Trace the development of opera from its origin in the Baroque period with the Camerata in Florence to its full flowering in the work of Mozart. Be sure to discuss reform movements and their rationales, significance, and value. Please be sure to discuss how each type of opera re...

The shift in music from the Renaissance to the Baroque is assessed.

The shift in music from the Renaissance to the Baroque was quite dramatic. Particularly regarding instrumentation, function, texture, melody and harmony, the changes were striking and long-lasting. Much of our current music still employs conventions fostered during this era. We will discuss these...

Symphony No. 5 - sonata

In what ways did Beethoven stray from the typical Sonata format in Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor 1st movement?

Modern composer using four note themes is uncovered.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor â?" 1st movement - He used a 4 note theme and created an entire work. Can you think of a modern day music composer who has become famous due to some three-four note themes?

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Discuss the texture of this piece. Is it Monophonic, Homophonic? Is the accompaniment thick or thin texture? Does the accompaniment support the vocalist? Or is it more of a play between the two?

Fundamentals of Music

1. Discuss the term Perfect Interval and its origin. 2. Discuss the difference between interval type and interval quality. 3. Discuss the tritone. 4. Discuss interval inversion. 5. Discuss Doubly Augmented and Diminished intervals.

Fundamentals of Music

1. Discuss the placement of keys on the minor circle of 5ths. 2. Discuss the parallel relationship between major and minor scales. 3. Discuss the relative relationship between major and minor scales.

What is classical music?

Describe classical music and two works that exemplify this style; then discuss Beethoven and the Romantic style of music that he pioneered. Finally, how did Verdi and Wagner each contribute to this new style.

Evolution of Jazz, Blues and Ragtime in America

Discuss the evolution of Jazz, Blues, and Ragtime in America. How were they influenced by Classical art music? What particular composers of these truly American genres of music are of note?

Sheryl Crow and Pavarotti parallel

Sheryl Crow and Pavarotti - "la ci darem la mano" Listen to the video and discuss the the scene, the lyrics, the meaning and the story behind it. Sheryl Crow and Luciano Pavorotti http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsYoZ2iZvqk&p=899C5D70E0A488B9

What is a c choral?

Define chorale. Relate chorales to Lutheran church music and religious Baroque compositions.

The Doctrine of the Affections

In the Baroque period, there was the establishment of the Doctrine of the Affections. The attached document explains this concept. How is this concept similar to Renaissance word painting? Give an example of how YOU see composers using a sensibility of the doctrine of affections today in the music t...

Validate this quote

Assess this quote: "Musical Texture serves as the evolutionary map of music history." (Note: Consider the difference between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance when formulating your response.)