|Contrast Assignment||Music Composition Assignments William Wieland|
Compose 3 to 5 utterly different pieces.
Begin by writing 3 to 5 completely different titles.
Contrast all music elements; timbre, texture, dynamics, rhythm, tempo and pitch (melody, harmony, range, tessitura).
Listen to a few minutes or all of Elliott Carter's Cello Concerto, then watch Elliott Carter -- The Last Interview.
Listen to and write a brief comment about each of the first 5 short movements of Elliott Carters 8 Etudes and a fantasy for Woodwind Quartet (1950).
Elliott Carter - 8 Etudes and a Fantasy for Woodwind Quartet part II #6, 0:15 #7, 3:00
Elliott Carter- 8 Etudes and a Fantasy for Woodwind Quartet part III #8, 0:10 Fantasy, 1:55
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Etudes and a fantasy, woodwind quartet (Sketches) (The Library of Congress) Click "View 141 images in sequence."