Listen to the following three examples. In 300-400 words compare and contrast them using the elements of music discussed in Chapter One (melody, harmony, rhythm, performing forces, texture, form, and dynamics). How are they similar? How do they differ?
Claude Debussy, La Mer
(Listen from the beginning up until the 6 minute mark)
Igor Stravinsky, Rite of Spring
(begin listening at the 34 minute mark and listen until 40 minutes 10 seconds)
Arnold Schoenberg, Erwartung
(listen from the beginning until the 6 minute mark)