Louis Armstrong's What A Wonderful World

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Louis Armstrong, one of the most well known names in the history of jazz music, he influenced countless musicians and revolutionized the world of jazz and popular music. This biography takes a closer look at Louis' famous pieces and his most substancial life achievements.Firstly, his most famous piece "What A Wonderful World" released in 1968 is a slow pace jazz song 2:20 in length. This is played in four-four time in the key of F major. The song incorporates Louis soulful and raspy vocals strings, piano, trumpet, trombone, saxophones, bass, guitars and percussion. The lyrics are hopeful and optimistic to tell the audience that there may be hate and violence around the world, but there can be peace and unity. Next, "La Vie En Rose" which is french for "the life in pink" is a famous jazz love ballad by Louis Armstrong.…show more content…
The title reflects the mood and lyrics of the song as it is an expression that describes a very happy and optimistic feeling just like the mood, and the lyrics are about being in love with reflect feelings of joy. During the first 1:34 out of 3:36 there is only instrumentals: piano, guitar, bass, percussion, saxophone, and trombone with a trumpet solo, and vocals come in at one minute and 35 seconds into the song. "When The Saints Go Marching In" is a very well known American gospel hymn recorded in 1938 and is about 2:41 seconds in duration. Many versions of this song exist how Armstrong was the first to make this tune heard globally. Arrangements for this piece may vary but generally instrumentals include: drums, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, bass, and clarinet. The structure of the song is a repetition of the chorus in a AABA format. This song is played in four-four time and most arrangements are found in the in the key of Bb

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