Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide provides a wonderful case study in the analysis of the lyrical and musical content of the famous song Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty, looking at factors such as the instrumentation and composition to determine what makes a great piece of music.
Free Fallin’ is the kind of song that captivate just about any audience, and who can honestly say they’ve never sung along with the chorus! If you’re curious to learn more about why this emotionally-charged song works so well then I’d definitely recommend checking out this app.
What we have here is a very interesting app in the Music category of the App Store that uses Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty as a creative musical case study to help us better understand what goes into creating an excellent piece of music.
Within this app you’ll find a detailed breakdown of the lyrics and instrumentation, with other sections dedicated to things like the historical and personal connections between this song and other individuals.
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What is it that Makes Music Great?
Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide also includes a profile of Tom Petty as well as general factoids and trivia, and you’ll be able to answer questions in the in-app quiz to test how much you’ve learnt.
Whether you’re studying music in a formal setting or you just want to learn a bit more about general musical composition, I think you’ll find what’s in this app to be enchanting, if not wholly entertaining!