Argument: In a council of the Gods, Minerva calls their attention to Ulysses, still a wanderer.
In medias res is the technique of starting a work in the middle. For example, The Odyssey begins when Ulysses is still wandering the earth after the Trojan War, skipping how he became a wanderer and jumping right into things.
In music, you might hear an in medias res beginning in multiple ways:
1) A loud, fast opening (you are right in the middle of the action!)
2) Conversely, a soft opening which increases Continue reading “In Medias Res in Music”