Something's coming, something good: west side story and the american imagination by misha berson by brad hathaway it goes deep enough into multiple areas to satisfy, without going so deep that it leaves you feeling that you are drowning in either detail or analysis berson not only writes well, she. A secondary school revision resource for gcse music about 20th-century music and musical theatre. Those are the words of leonard bernstein, composer behind the iconic musical “ west side story,” where everyone danced and snapped through the streets, too whether you're a jet all the way or you side with the sharks, tony and maria's love story is as poignant today as it was 60 years ago, when the. The placement is better on the soundtrack, as maria prepares to meet tony at the dress shop, prior to their singing one hand, one heart (on that songs of west side story cd i mentioned earlier, little richard has fun slaughtering the melody while giving its gaiety a new, modern meaning) in any case, it is a witty song. Westside story is a modern musical representation of the classic story romeo and juliet the sharks and the jets are rival gangs fighting for the same territory tensions rise as a shark girl named maria and a jet named tony fall for eachother, but there's a problem they can never be allowed to be together the sharks are. Something's coming, something good: identifying tpack competence in pre- service teachers' analyses of learning objects margaret lloyd queensland university of technology, australia there is a song at the beginning of the musical, west side story, where the character tony sings that “something's coming, something. Can you name the 'something's coming' west side story test your knowledge on this music quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others quiz by sqeddovahkiin.
Npr coverage of something's coming, something good: west side story and the american imagination by misha berson book summary a critical and comprehensive exploration of the influential broadway musical analyzes west side story against a backdrop of its cultural period while considering its. Working with maestro bernstein on west side story in 1957, some 25 years after we had met growing up in boston, was an experience i savor to this very day sitting next to him at the ballet music, including the prologue, the rumble and the ballet sequence between maria and tony, were written first on occasion, jerry. “something's coming” from west side story leonard bernstein keywords syllabic word painting sustained notes blue note tenor voice jazz harmony tritone musicals riff syncopation push rhythm legato c major (tonality) d major (tonality) 3 / 4 2 / 4 modulation lyrical cross-rhythms tremolo harmonics. Soomething's coming, bernstein dynamics tony starts singing pianissimo, in a half whispering style lots of crescendos used the dynamics help create the excited/impatient feel the accompaniment is quiet throughout rhythm opens with tony singing offbeat syncopated accents cross-rhythms.
Crack your withered knuckles, stretch your curdled hands, and prepare to snap hard, because west side story may be getting a remake the wayside news comes courtesy of none other than steven spielberg, who has been hoping to adapt the musical for “decades,” according to the hollywood reporter. Lyrics to 'somethings coming' by westside story could be / who knows / there's something due any day / i will know right away soon as it shows / it may come.
A gcse analysis of something's coming, by leonard bernstein visit 1iafzc to view more gcse music revision videos visit to. Autoplay on off summary: two youngsters from rival new york city gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy more trailers and clips (25) west side story (trailer 1) 1:02 0 west side story ( trailer 1) west side story: a boy like that 1:22 0 west side story: a boy like.
'something's coming' from west side story (1958) by l bernstein analysis – anthology of music bernstein's music reflects the style of his age – bebop jazz and the blues from bebop, we can see bernstein's use of dissonances and fast driving rhythms, and from the blues, the use of syncopation and blue notes west side. Written in the mid-1950s, west side story showcased adult themes and harsh language, which was bold for musical productions sara fishko reflects on its in the play, a puerto rican girl named maria, whose brother is in one gang, loves tony, who's in the opposing american gang that kind of bigotry.
Amid controversy, a bunch of jewish creatives to reboot the iconic american immigrant tale about the tragic consequences of culture clash and assimilation. Rl24: determine the meaning of words in context look at pages 14 — 16 of this study guide for a more in depth analysis of these ideas to prepare for the 11:50 pm, the cellar at doc's drugstore midnight, the street finale: tony, maria , jets, sharks west side story about the play: setting and musical numbers. In on the town (“i can cook too”), wonderful town (“a little bit in love”) and west side story (“something's coming,” “maria,” “tonight”) bernstein created three hit broadway shows that “[rob kapilow] leaps into the void dividing music analysis from appreciation and fills it with exhilarating details and sensations” – the.