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Time Capsule

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Of Beethoven’s playful trifle in music yet, the beauty of composition of how it was mixed in discordant notes that continuously shift the tonal center of the music was magnificent. It’s a “Bagatelle in A minor” a musical form which meant to trifle so it was light, short, and mellow. Also, The Für Elise is an excellent example of a Rondo, a musical form that is typically used in the Classical period which should be put in a time capsule for future generation to appreciate and learn.Sergei Rachmaninov’s Vocalise Op.34/14 is one of the most beautiful pieces written for a voice during the Baroque period where the opera genre in music was first established. It deserves to be included in the time capsule because Sergei Rachmaninov was able to create music with piano accompaniment where there are no words and sung by using only one vowel. Yet, it produced a magnificent music, a clear manifestation of a genius where future generations can benefit on how to make music without words. Contemporary Celtic musician such as Enya may not be able to create a music without Sergei Rachmaninov’s Vocalise as an inspiration.The mere fact that topnotch contemporary artists such as Sarah Brightman still renders Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt Solveig Song manifests that the beauty of the piece is not bound by time. This should be included in the time capsule for future generations to appreciate the surreal music created during the establishment of the opera during the Baroque period. The music was an excellent representation of the opera theatres during the Baroque period’s heyday where music alone can already create images in language and a feeling of being surreal as it integrated folklore fantasy in a composition.William Tell Overture is actually composed during the baroque period yet those who heard it might have the impression that is a contemporary music due to the prevalence of its use in mainstream media. William Tell Overture was first adopted as theme music by popular media in the film The Lone Ranger which prompted other popular media to use it as well due to its contemporary sound.It will be unimaginable if William Tell Overture will not be included in a time capsule because it will deprive many popular media of a musical theme that exegetes “a feeling of finality or something big coming”. Also, William Tell Overture should be included in the time capsule because this piece might be the only music where the baroque period seeming heavy
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