Verdi Invented This Weird Musical Trick Used In Many Pop Songs

by Simon Critchlow Following a trip to the see the English National Opera's current production of Verdi's Aida, I was reminded of a famous musical device that occurs in Act II's Grand March. The Grand March, featuring onstage trumpets, heralds the arrival of the conquering hero Radam├Ęs, fresh from his quashing of Egypt's arch enemies, … Continue reading Verdi Invented This Weird Musical Trick Used In Many Pop Songs