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Romeo and juliet Music Literature Analysis

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Introduction

"Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture Love Theme" by Peter Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture Love Theme by Peter Tchaikovsky retells the story of R&J in an instrumental and overture way. Tchaikovsky correctly and accurately interprets the play of Romeo and Juliet with an orchestra. His orchestra uses different types of instruments, volume, tempo and sounds to express and emphasize the story of Romeo and Juliet in a dramatic and harmonic way. Tchaikovsky begins the overture with the slow violin and gradually builds up the emotions and actions of R&J. ...read more.

Middle

The middle of the overture becomes alive when there are changing combinations of loud and quiet tempos. It amplifies the excitement and tragedy during the middle part of the play and overture. In addition, the constant alternating combinations of different tempos illustrate how problems begin to worsen more and more. During the play, the climax begins and many problems unravel dealing with Romeo and Juliet. Romeo gets banished along with Juliet having to marry Paris. Both of the lovers are in a difficult decision and Tchaikovsky shows their problems by going in a fast and slow pace. ...read more.

Conclusion

When Romeo finds Juliet, tragedy happens as he drinks poison not knowing that she drank a sleeping potion. The overture quickens as Juliet kills herself finding Romeo dead on the floor. It truly shows that Romeo and Juliet's love was a very powerful bond that they died together since nothing could destroy their love. The ending of the overture begins to soften and slow down as both families are remorseful that they caused a preventable death due to hatred. In conclusion, Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture Love Theme by Peter Tchaikovsky was an astonishing overture that retold the story of Romeo in Juliet in a memorable way. ...read more.

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