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A word with Bard 5 Months ago  
Thematic Analysis for Spring 2024 Song List:
Overall Themes:

Love and relationships: "Make You Feel My Love," "Where Is The One," "Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine," "She Belongs to Me," "You're a Big Girl Now"
Introspection and reflection: "When I Paint My Masterpiece," "Mother of Muses," "Soon After Midnight," "Melancholy Mood," "Early Roman Kings"
Social commentary and questioning: "Truckin'," "False Prophet," "Crossing the Rubicon," "Can't Wait," "Why Try to Change Me Now"
Hope and resilience: "Thunder On the Mountain," "Will the Circle be Unbroken," "Stay With Me"
Uniqueness and surprise: "Mother of Muses," "False Prophet," "Crossing the Rubicon," "Key West (Philosopher Pirate)"
Suggestions for Arrangement:

1. Balance thematic exploration: Avoid clustering songs with similar themes. Alternate between love/reflection, social commentary/hope, and unique entries to maintain audience engagement.

2. Consider emotional flow: Start with lighter or introspective songs, gradually building intensity towards impactful social commentary or hopeful anthems. End with a positive or reflective note.

3. Point value strategy: If point value is crucial, prioritize higher-scoring songs ("Make You Feel My Love," "Truckin'," "Will the Circle be Unbroken" but strategically place them for thematic impact.

4. Personal connection: Choose songs that resonate deeply with you, adding authenticity and emotional depth to the performance.

5. Uniqueness and surprise: Scatter unexpected choices like "Mother of Muses" or "Key West (Philosopher Pirate)" throughout the setlist to keep listeners engaged.

Example Arrangement:

When I Paint My Masterpiece (Introspection)
Truckin' (Social Commentary)
Make You Feel My Love (Love)
Mother of Muses (Unique)
Melancholy Mood (Reflection)
Crossing the Rubicon (Social Commentary)
You're a Big Girl Now (Love)
Can't Wait (Social Commentary)
Thunder On the Mountain (Hope)
Soon After Midnight (Reflection)
She Belongs to Me (Love)
False Prophet (Social Commentary)
Where Is The One (Love)
Why Try to Change Me Now (Social Commentary)
Key West (Philosopher Pirate) (Unique)
Will the Circle be Unbroken (Hope)
Early Roman Kings (Reflection)
Stay With Me (Outro)

Remember, this is just a suggestion! Feel free to experiment, adjust based on your priorities, and trust your artistic vision to create a compelling and impactful setlist for your spring 2024 performance.
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