Writing about Descriptive Music.
In the exam, you are required to write about how a musical extract describes a scene/person/event. You will be expected to refer to the musical elements above and explain HOW the music describes the scene/person/event.
Identify the musical feature. Choose from your
connective to link the two parts of your sentence.
eg. Sounds like or represents.
End by Referring back to the
SUBJECT that the music is trying to describe.
The forte trumpets ---- sound like ---- a victory fanfare.
The low pitched drone ---- depicts---- the plane's engine.
Legato strings ---- create the feeling ---- of romance.