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Graphic scores in Year 3

Continuing our exploration of Antonin Dvorak’s, ‘Largo,’ we have been writing our own graphic scores, recording the melody of the cor anglais (a large oboe). The melody is very slow moving, fitting with the title of the piece (largo means slow in Italian). The mood of the melody is sad and reminds us that Dvorak was homesick when he was composing the piece.

After we wrote our graphic scores, we then read them in time with the music. Here are some examples of our work: