Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl
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The Concert as a Whole: Begin your report with a brief description of the concert attended, including the names and type of the performing group or soloists, the place, the date and time, and the title of music you heard. Very brief background information about the performers might be included here. This should be one paragraph long (no more than 1/2 page) and may include Internet material as follows: Performance name, date, location and participant’s names.
Your discussion of the performance will be of a more subjective nature. You may want to focus on the following points:
a. Emotional projection
e. Vocal and instrumental performance/skill.
f. The conductor.
Describe your general reaction to the concert. Did you enjoy it? Did this event make you feel like going to other concerts in the near future?
Following this introduction, the paper might focus on the pieces you enjoyed most and your reaction to the performances.
3. Individual Compositions:
In discussing individual compositions, you will probably want to cover some of the following points:
a. Musical styles.
b. Musical genres and forms.
c. Emotions, images, and ideas.
d. Memorable features.
e. Musical themes.
f. Comparisons with other works.