TH342/Contemporary Trends Dr. Kosar/2 Taylor Analysis Project #5 Fall 2 !3 D"e Date# $onday% Decem&er ' 2 !

3% in class For this project, you are to analyze “From the Island of Bali” (“Báli szigetén”), a piano composition from Béla Bart !"s Mikrokosmos, #olume I#, $%&', or “(he )hantom *ondolier +corpio, from *eorge ,rum-"s Makrokosmos, #olume I. ((he music for -oth compositions is attached to this sheet.) N.B.—You are to analyze only one of the two pieces. /fter listening to the composition of your choice and studying the score, complete the follo0ing tas!s1 For Béla Bart !"s “From the Island of Bali” (“Báli szigetén”), from Mikrokosmos, #olume I#, $%&'1 %. 2escri-e in detail the melodic and harmonic material used in this composition. 3ou should use Forte set class terminology to la-el material. 45& points6 7. 2escri-e in detail the counterpoint used in this composition. Be 8ery specific and cite passages in the music to support your assertions. 47& points6 5. 2escri-e in detail the form of this mo8ement. *i8e reasons for your formal di8isions. 45& points6 9. 2oes either the *olden +ection or the Fi-inacci +eries determine the formal di8isions in this composition: If your ans0er is yes, e;plain ho0. If your ans0er is no, descri-e t0o or more 0ays in 0hich you attempted to apply the *+ or F+ to this composition. 47& points6 For *eorge ,rum-"s “(he )hantom *ondolier +corpio, from Makrokosmos, #olume I1 !. Descri&e in detail t(e melodic and (armonic material "sed in t(is composition. )o" s(o"ld "se Forte set class terminolo*y to la&el material. +3 points, / set found 0ith in this piece is the set 5<%. (his set is found throughout this piece in the harmony and melody. the harmony its self is generally consistent 0ithin this piece. 2. Descri&e in detail t(e non-traditional e..ects "sed in t(is composition. /e 0ery speci.ic and cite passa*es in t(e m"sic to s"pport yo"r assertions. +3 points, *eorge ,rum- uses non<traditional techni=ues to get certain tone colors that he desires for this piece. In this piece ,rum- tells the performer to ha8e a thim-le on his or her finger 0hile they are playing the piano. (he first non<traditional techni=ues in this piece starts 0ith the pianist scraping the thim-le o8er the metal 0inding of the string. ,rum- states that “this stro!e should -e o8er a-out an inch of the string” this stro!e creates a fast pitched scratching. (he ne;t non<traditional techni=ue is a hammering of the thim-le on the string. (his produces a pitch that doesn"t !ill the fundamental of the string. (his ma!es a sound similar to a trill. /nother non<traditional techni=ue used in this piece is the pianist pluc!s the string and cho!es the fundamental pitch and emphasizing the harmonics of the string. (he pianist also has to touch strings lightly 0hile hammering the !ey to produce certain harmonics of the piece. (he )ianists also must moan and chant and moan 0ith the piece to create different colors for the piece.

3. Descri&e in detail t(e .orm o. t(is mo0ement. 1i0e reasons .or yo"r .ormal di0isions. +3 points, (his piece is in an (/, B, /%, B%, /, coda) form. (he left hand easily sho0s this form through the note 8alues that the left hand plays. It starts 0ith si;teenth notes and it plays those notes consistently until it s0itches into the B section 0here it plays eight notes. 4. Disc"ss t(e notation o. t(e composition and (o2 t(is mi*(t c(allen*e t(e per.ormer. +! points, (his piece could -e difficult -ecause of the fact that this piece has no time signature and no -ar lines. (his is difficult for the performer -ecause the chant needs to -e in time 0ith the music. /nother challenge of this piece is the harmonics and either s=uandering or letting the fundamental sound. (his must ta!e a ton of practice to get the harmonics just right in the piano. 3ou also ha8e to practice on the piano you perform on to get all the harmonics correct. 3./.# /ll 0or! on this project, and on all projects for this class, must -e your o0n. (here is to -e no colla-oration -et0een students, and all material from outside sources must -e cited 0ith a -i-liographic reference. +u-mission of 0or! that is not your o0n is plagiarism. /ny 0or! su-mitted that I suspect is plagiarized 0ill -e treated in accordance 0ith the >ni8ersity policy on academic dishonesty. (+ee The Source, pp. 77<7?.) )enalties for plagiarism may range from resu-mitting the project to an F on the assignment or an F for the course@ in serious cases of plagiarism, students may -e suspended or dismissed from the >ni8ersity.

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