Category: Illustrative and Film Music
Title: Gabriel's Oboe from the movie 'The Mission'
Composer: Ennio Morricone
- Melody on oboe
- AA1 form
Category: Dance Movements
Title: 'Sabre Dance' From Gayaneh Suite (Ballet)
Category: Theme and Variations in the Irish, Jazz or Classical Repetoire
Piece: Take Five
Composer: Dave Brubeck
Performed by: The Dave Brubeck Quartet
- 5/4 time
- Improvisation on tune on saxaphone
- Drum 'break'
- A break is a solo jazz improvisation
Category: Overtures, Preludes and Intermezzi
Piece: Overture to the Opera 'The Barber of Seville'
An overture is piece of music heard before the curtain goes up. It gives the audience a taste of the music that will follow in the opera or stage musical.
- Dramatic chords at the start
- Major and minor tonality
- Changes in dynamics
Category: Movements from Classical Symphonies, Symphonic Suites and Orchestral works
Piece: Movement I from Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
- ABA Form (Sonata Form)
- Dramatic changes in dynamics
- Minor and Major tonality
This video gives a better view of the orchestra
Category: Orchestrally Accompanied Instrumental and Vocal Music
Piece: If I Can Dream
Performer: Elvis Presley (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
Composer: Walter Earl Brown
Large Orchestra and Backing Vocals