Name Course Institution Date Bela Kovacs; ‘The Hungarian Clarinetist’ The composition that I chose to hear was from the folk genre and it was composed by Bela Kovacs who is Hungarian Clarinetist. The composition has used the time signature of common time. The artist has chosen to use the swing type of rhythm. The swing rhythm in her composition is little bit bent and it as well both simple and regular. The pitch of the artist’s composition can be characterized with its many accidentals. The artist Bela Kovacs has utilized both high keys and and catches the attention of the listener as one can sing along the artist as she repeats the sections. More so in her presentation Bela Kovacs has made the Clarinet that she is using in her composition to sound as though she is using a number of instruments. For instance the sound produced at the beginning is similar to that of trumpets while at the fast section the clarinet she is using sounds more like a Spanish guitar when strum the minor and the major chords as the finger picks between the two strings. [...]
1) Define the name of the form/genre? For example, the composition you choose to hear could be one of the following: Spirituals; the Blues; Jazz; R&B; Rap (or Hip Hop); Gospel; an Oratorio; a Symphony; Calypso; Soca; Compas; etc. Then define your components: 3) What is the rhythm in your specific composition? 4) Describe something about the pitch. 5) Describe something about the melody. 6) Describe something about the harmony. 7) Describe the timbre (include performing forces) Finally, aesthetically, what do you think? 8) What are your aesthetic preferences for choosing to write about your example? Now you can make statements subjective viewpoints, i.e., something that makes you like the music you have chosen to write about, i.e., the harmony or the melody? Explain why you like it using terminology from the text.