Asked in Music, Classical Music
How many movements does an overture have?
Typically an overture is a one-movement orchestral piece written either as the prelude to an opera or musical play or as a stand-alone symphonic piece, frequently illustrating a literary theme or story, such as Tchaikovsky's Fantasy-Overture, Romeo and Juliet. ...
Asked in Lyrics and Sheet Music
What do you call the beginning of an orchestral piece?
In an opera, the beginning of an orchestral piece is called an overture. Other orchestral performances don't have a special name for the beginning. ...
Asked in William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
What theme from Romeo and Juliet could I use as a stimulus for a mime piece?
Do you mean, what literary or dramatic theme? Try being trapped by inexorable fate. Or if you mean, what musical theme, take your pick. ...
How do you make a declamation piece?
To make a declamation piece, several considerations need to be made. Individuals must decide on the declamation piece's literary style, theme, and organization as well as the impact it will have. ...
Asked in Classical Music, Composers
What is a famous orchestral piece by maurice ravel?
Boléro, which premiered in 1928.
Asked in Movies, Soundtracks
What was the name of the orchestral piece in Hugo?
"Haggis In Moonlight" by Richard E. Spendheimer
Asked in Music
Is there a famous orchestral piece that sounds like Sing Sweet Nightingale from Cinderella?
Yes,the theme of Dvořák's 2nd Movement of the New World Symphony comes very close to the melody of Sing Sweet Nightingale. ...
Asked in Literary Terminology
Which of these is not a characteristic of a theme in a literary work?
Each work has only one theme
Asked in TV and Movie Music, Composers, Stargate SG-1
Where can you buy the original orchestral score and parts for the Stargate Theme by David Arnold?
you can buy it on itunes
Asked in Christianity, Opera, Classical Music
What orchestral piece usually precedes an opera or an oratorio?
The Overture ... an introduction to an extended work.
Asked in Classical Music
What is it called when someone rearranges an orchestral piece of music?
an arrangement Also known as a "transcription".
Asked in Books and Literature
What is element of literature?
An element of literature is basically a piece in the literary pie. Theme is an element of literature. Plot is an element of literature. However, there are even smaller pieces. These are literary devices such as foreshadowing, metaphor, simile. What I used in that last sentence was also a literary device called asyndeton or a lack of conjunctions such as "and." ...
Asked in Composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
What was the name of the first orchestral piece that Mozart conducted in the movie?
serenade for winds "gran partita"
Asked in Classical Music, Opera, Composers
What is Orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera?
It's called the "Overture". It originally applied to only the orchestral introduction to an opera, but later composers used the term to refer to independent instrumental works. ...
Asked in Books and Literature
What is the function of argument in a literary work?
Argument is a brief summary of a plot/theme prefixed to a literary work.