Friday, October 17, 2014

Reinterpretation of musical scores throughout history

In class, we talked about how composers reinterpret music to make a piece their own. Specifically, we referenced Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. Me also briefly discussed the plainchant of Dies Irae ("Day of Wrath"). I especially enjoy Verdi's spin on it. Have a listen, it's absolutely spectacular:

1 comment:

alex Monier said...

Verdi isn't the only one with mad jams, check out Mozart doing some reinterpretations with some sweet melodies and whatnot. I encourage you to give it a listen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1C-GXQ1LdY