Classical Music Concert Report

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Classical Music Concert Report

The concert took place in Balboa Park at Spreckels Organ. I was there for about an hour and they played 7 songs.
#1: Jared Jacobsen: Toccata from Symphony No.5, Opus 42 from Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
From the start of the song tempo was presto. It has a 1,2 rhythm and it is very simple overall until it goes toward the end of a song and you hear more different melodies. it had an amazing finishing. during the middle of the song you could've hear the middle parts with louder and harder melodies.

#2: Jared Jacobsen: Toccata in D Minor, S. 565 from Jonathan Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
This piece almost took 10 minutes and by far i can say is one of the best classical songs I've ever heard. it seems like a happy song. a lot of high pitch sounds and melodies were used in this song. tempo was combination of presto and moderato and it seems like its a dramatic song.

#3: Sam Rudenberg: Prelude in G minor, BWV 556 from Jonathan Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Very relaxing song, decent speed and largo tempo. i can say it is esspresione and it gets loud at the end of a song.

#4: Sam Rudenberg: Finale from Janet Correll (b. 1942)
Its a romantic era, it has a story line and a song like melody, usually it narrates a story about some one or a specific event that happened in the history. kind of slow tempo and a 1.2 rhythm. i heard a little bit of syncopation as well.

#5: Jared Jacobsen: oh Danny boy ( Londonery Air ) from Traditional Irish Melody
Entire song had very slow rhythm and also slow tempo. This song of course used sung legato a lot in various parts of the song and also small phrases. Rhythm was duple meter with a few up beats here and there specially at the end of a song.

#6: Jared Jacobsen: Flirtation in a Chinese Garden from Abram Chasins (1903-1987)
This was a very…...

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