Please answer the questions. Make sure to number each answer correctly and use the name of themusical piece and artist in each answer where applicable. I will be deducted points if it is not mentioned. Each answer can be a few sentences it doesnt have to be too long.
In 400-600 words (total), write a thesis-driven essay (not bullet point style!) that addresses the following and is structured in this manner: First paragraph: In your own words, explain what your understanding of participatory performance is and its importance in your life. Don’t forget to start with a strong thesis statement and introduction! Second paragraph:… Continue reading Which one bears more weight, in your perspective?
Compare and contrast two corresponding movements which are Haydn no 104 in D major 1st movement and Mozart no 40 in g minor 1st movement. What characteristics unify these movements as a single genre, the symphony? What characteristics point to the individual style of the composer? When possible, please point out the influences (antecedent forms,… Continue reading Thus critical reflection should demonstrate your thorough understanding of high classical symphonic writing as well as the immediate historical influences upon its practicioners.
Paper 1 (8 points): Sub-Saharan Africa has a long history of musical praxis. Consider what we call “the early horizon” and consider what the concept “traditional music” might mean; and watch the 12 musical examples on WWMk playlist: 0P1-Music in Africa-F2022-Music of Early Horizons? . After watching and taking notes on these videos, develop an… Continue reading In writing your paper, always remember that this is a music class, and your focus should always be the music.
Compare and contrast two corresponding movements which are Haydn no 104 in D major 1st movement and Mozart no 40 in g minor 1st movement(the scores will need to be searched and can be found in imslp). What characteristics unify these movements as a single genre, the symphony? What characteristics point to the individual style… Continue reading When possible, please point out the influences (antecedent forms, earlier compositions and composers, etc…) that have led to the things you notice.
For this week, please mention something from each of Chapter 7’s sites that you found especially interesting. Try to make remarks that are related to the music from each site, but you may comment on other aspects of the cultures instead. Here are some things that I found interesting. China – I was drawn to… Continue reading I was also struck by the authors remark that korean cuisine has not caught on in western countries (page 195): i’m not sure that this is true anymore!
Each assignment are small assignments. I will provide the photos of the pages. Most of the assignments can go on the same page. (You may be able to fit one more assignment on page 1) Page 1 Read George Frideric Handel’s biographical sketch on page 103. The author suggests that Handel may have had a… Continue reading Paraphrase the reading and describe each in your own words.
For the assignment consult professional music sources (e.g., encyclopedias, music history books) to determine prominent critical issues surrounding polyrhythym, meter, 3/4 or 4/4 time signature used in music during the middle ages. List these issues and highlight a few that are interesting to you. Once you have identified a few larger issues, pick the one… Continue reading I narrowed this search to articles addressing rhythm in the middle ages between the years 800 and 1400 and got 21 results.
Music Critique Guidelines 1. Read Ch 12 “Style and Function of Music in Society” especially about the classification of music: Cultivated versus Vernacular 2. Read Ch 14 “Putting Music into Words” which gives you ideas on how to write about music. 3. Choose 1 cultivated performance and 1 vernacular performance from the list below. If… Continue reading If you are re-taking this course, you must have permission from the instructor to use re-use work you have previously submitted.
This week we learned about Mozart’s Requiem and the genre of the funeral mass, or a piece to use as a memorial. Find examples of music you know that was designed to memorialize tragic events (for example, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the AIDS epidemic, wars, or natural disasters) or pay tribute to their victims. Is… Continue reading Adams composes this piece both as a commemoration of the victims and as a musical narrative that recounts the events of that day and its aftermath.