An examination of Russian composer Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky’s Fantasy – an adaption of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”.
The writer of this paper presents five elements that must be analyzed to understand and underline the Romantic nature of this composer’s work. Firstly, one must consider the storytelling use of the sonata form of the Fantasy. Secondly, one must consider the way in which the sonata was considered by the composer to be an Overture, a work that gives a summary or a miniature of a larger story or musical work. Thirdly, the tone color of the music must be analyzed. And fourthly and fifthly the timber and texture the work must also be reflected upon to understand the opulent quality of the music that renders it characteristic of the Romantic period during which Tchaikovsky composed music.
According to the musicologist E.T.A. Hoffman, the Romantic period of Western music was characterized by the fantastic, idealistic, and marvelous. He states that such qualities are associated with the romance, a medieval tale or poem about heroes or events written in one of the languages descended from Latin. (Cited in Grout & Palisca 563) Tchaikovksy’s choice to use the story of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet as the title of his Fantasy underlines the importance of Romantic thought in the orchestration of the composition. Rather than simply expanding upon or working within sonata form, defined as an ambitious work in several movements for one or two solo instruments,
PESTEL analysis , Porter’s five forces analysis , CSR
The hotel industry in the United Kingdom which had revenue of £20.7 billion in 2020 (Statista 2020), is experiencing significant changes caused by macro environmental factors such as social behaviors and the growth of peer-to-peer technology platforms such as Airbnb which provide ‘home away from home’ experience.
You are appointed as a senior market analyst to understand, analyse and critically review the industry.
The assessment requires you to:
1) Carry out for the UK hotel industry (i) a PESTEL analysis (ii) Porter’s five forces analysis and an (iii) evaluation of the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility to organizations in the industry. What do you conclude? Critically discuss and evaluate your findings.