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The piece that I particularly liked was the first piece played Brusa: Missa pro defunctis.

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Larisa Knyazeva Core 2.2 Professor Bierman Concert Report July 1, 2006 Music is one of the most unique performing arts due to the way it has evolved. The performance that I attended was a New England Symphonic Ensemble playing Brusa: Missa pro defuctis, Beach: The Rose of Avontown, Mozart: Mass in C Major at Carnegie Hall. The concert took place Sunday June 25, 2006 at 8:30 pm. The symphony orchestra is a collection of a variety of instruments. ...read more.

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The piece that I particularly liked was the first piece played Brusa: Missa pro defunctis. The Soprano voice started the play and the violists were in the background. The soprano could be heard more clearly because their section seemed to be the most powerful. Then the tenor was singing his lines, and it sounded like two of them were having a loud discussion. The music was abundant in tone color and a variety of pitches and moods. ...read more.

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They communicated the text pretty well. This was my first time going to a concert at the Carnegie Hall. The Isaac Stern Auditorium where the play took place is nice for its live acoustics. The Main Hall is enormously tall, and filled with balcony seats. The style of the Main Hall is very attractive, and it makes you comfortable with the classical music that the orchestra plays. I was very surprised to see so many people attend this performance. All of them were of different nationalities and backgrounds but love of music gathered them here that day. During the whole performance the audience just sat quietly and listened. ...read more.

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