** Strategies that encourage imaginative interpretations of a mood or happening, of different musical styles or traditions (Kuzmich), were given in earlier issues of the Canadian Music Educator (2002a, 2002b, 2003a, 2003b); as well, in Musical Growth (1986); e.g., manipulating a pitch "d" or syllable "hi" in ways that demonstrate changes in pitch, timbre, texture, duration, intensity; incorporating findings into mini compositions, abstract or programmatic, that make use of contrasts, different shapes, silences, a climax; creating a three part pentatonic or Dorian mode
setting of a poem; a 16 measure four- part work for a quartet of players based on a twelve -tone row and rules of serial composition.
The song was in the Dorian Mode
(an old scale beginning and ending on D), which was particularly appropriate as Dorothy's initials were DD.
"Pieces of Eight," in Dorian mode
, is a definite nod to the world of pirates.
He felt an affinity with the modal music of the Tudor period and it can be heard in the largest work on this disc, his Mass in the Dorian Mode
. Pastiche it may be but it's very effective and there are passages of great beauty such as the Gloria winningly sung by the two dozen fresh and assured student voices which make up the choir.
The first morning in the forest is accompanied by pastoral music in the Dorian mode
(a scale often used in English folk music and based on the pattern whole step--half step--whole step--whole step--whole step--half step whole step) scored for flute and horn, reminiscent of traditional European art-music markers of the rural life, in which pipe, horn, and drum signify the fields and the forest, the hunt and the rustic life.
These modes had tonal centers that correlated to the ancient Greek modes: The Dorian mode
was used with inspirational texts, the Phrygian mode for texts with sentiment and the Lydian mode for confessional, lamenting texts.
"Mozart Maulers" is the true stow of Dorian Mode
, a Sydney Conservatorium of Music piano student whose counselor suggests he forms a rugby team with other students to combat his anxiety attacks.
But once the simile was chosen, sure enough, the ancients found their Dorian mode
there, and Kepler found all eight modes of his time, though he had to stretch the definition of "mode" to the limit.
Deppert finds significant statistical differences between the Dorian and Aeolian modes (e.g., step 5 appears more frequently than step 3 in the Dorian mode
, and vice versa in the case of the Aeolian mode; pp.
In literature he has written sixteen memoirs or biographies, notably In the Dorian Mode
, the life of the 1890s poet John Gray, and essays on Montague Summers and Olive Custance, the wife of Lord Alfred Douglas.
The Dorian mode
in music, a scale that may be reproduced by playing all the white notes from one D to the next on a piano, was regarded by Plato as being conducive to sobriety and other virtues needed by the citizen of an ideal state.
11am Sung Eucharist, Lent Prose- Plainsong, Howells in the Dorian mode
, Jesu, grant me this, I pray - Whitlock.