SELU ENGL 101 - Musical Interpretation (5 pages)

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Southeastern Louisiana University
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Engl 101 - Freshman Composition
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Musical Interpretation Garrett Hines Course English 101 Instructor Dr Jayetta Slawson Essay Type Descriptive Strangers passing in the street by chance two separate glances meet and I am you and what I see is me And do I take you by the hand and lead you through the land and help me understand the best I can Roger Waters From the song Echoes by Pink Floyd The ostrich feather sounds of an accordion and the jubilant melodies of an elf s piccolo are heard humming lightly in the beginning of the song The resonance is soft making my ears decree sympathy for the lack of valor All is well in Bethlehem until a boom from nowhere is heard that moves up up then down into a big scratch of bass drums organ and guitar The guitar then moves into a blues lick so dirty it brings with it the desire to take a shower and wash my hair twice More booms are heard as the organ is steadily on the same almost merged note The orchestra continues in the same up up pattern until it once again kamikazes back into another dirty guitar riff that is so dirty my mind bursts open and its dim yet bright light hazily illuminates the ear drum and pays the hussy her well deserved 75 bucks Then once again a similar build up is registered only this time the instruments stay axis and steadily rise with a fluctuating militant like drum roll burying the hatchet as the organ calculates new sounds Higher build up lightning is the tempo change striking down into a slower rock cream of shifting organ pounding drums and wave like guitar melodies chaos is in full swing The main riff has been heard and is still blaring signified by the goosebumps under my skin Then the drums slowly faint while the other instruments stay at pace until the sound of an almost angelic and computerized choir is heard cascading in the background scenery Knocking on my ears and opening doors this is how I interpret Pink Floyd s In the Flesh We hear music everyday be it the symphony of the outside world scrambling to get somewhere only to



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