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For this assignment listen to the first movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 a

For this assignment listen to the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and submit a brief description of what you think it means.  There is no right of wrong answer, this is strictly your own opinion.  What images does it bring to mind?  If it were included in a movie soundtrack how do you think it might be used? Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAuqQr5YtjY

Now that you have examined your own musical taste choose a friend, family member

Now that you have examined your own musical taste choose a friend, family member, or colleague and interview them about their musical taste asking the following questions: 1. What is your favorite genre of music? 2. Name a couple of your favorite recordings. 3. Name a favorite performer or composer. 4. Do you like instrumental music, or do you prefer songs with words? 5. Why is ________your favorite genre? Does it evoke good memories? Does it make you want to…

Create a Spotify playlist of 3-4 of your favorite music recordings. Post a descr

Create a Spotify playlist of 3-4 of your favorite music recordings. Post a description of your favorite genres and tell your classmates why you like this type of music along with a link to your playlist. Directions: 1. Open Spotify and click on +New Playlist. 2. Name your playlists [your name]’s Favorites. You can add an image if you like. 3. Click “Create” 4. Search for your favorite recordings. Drag them over to your playlist in the left hand column…

Watch the following documentary about the history of television. Follow the outl

Watch the following documentary about the history of television. Follow the outline for your written portion. 1-Origins of television technology. Pick one person that is part of the technological development of TV and discuss their contribution and importance. 2- First applications of televison. Select one of the first events and/or applications in televison transmission that stuck out to you and discuss it’s importance. 3 - Business of TV. Select one person, invention, or event from the early era of TV…

Read Chs. 9-10 [pgs. 180-205] in Introduction to Western Concert Music. After re

Read Chs. 9-10 [pgs. 180-205] in Introduction to Western Concert Music. After reading, submit a reading response. Choose 3 topics and elaborate on them. Each topic should have at least 1 paragraph of information and reflection (4-7 sentences), so 3 paragraphs in total. Full sentences and academic writing/proper grammar expected; however, synthesized lists of information can be used.

We have discussed many different musical artists this quarter, many of which exp

We have discussed many different musical artists this quarter, many of which experience mainstream and/or commercial success within a specific time frame, such as rock and roll’s first wave in the late 1950s or the Psychedelic rock of the late 1960s. However, we have also looked at artists that defy this connection to one particular period – musicians that enjoyed longer careers and whom frequently evolved and changed in terms of their musical style. These artists offer us a window…

Create a presentation on a subject related to Modern Music Technology Start by c

Create a presentation on a subject related to Modern Music Technology Start by choosing a subject from the supplied list, research the subject, prepare a presentation according to guidelines provided, then post the presentation in advance of the course deadline. You will share your presentation, and colleagues in the class will have the opportunity to view and comment on it. Spend some time researching the subject, using any resources at your disposal. This may include internet research, books, the course…

Assignment Description 1. Choose a Piece of Music (A Composition, Song, Album, G

Assignment Description 1. Choose a Piece of Music (A Composition, Song, Album, Genre) that you love, hate, about which you are curious about, or about which you have a point of view. (If it is a BIG topic, choose a manageable element as an exemplar, for example, one song.) 2. Research the topic in books, articles, or dissertations, or contemporary journals, magazines, or newspapers. Find out something you did not know, or information to inform, enrich, or challenge your viewpoint.…

Value of Music Education Write a two page minimum essay. Describe and evaluate y

Value of Music Education Write a two page minimum essay. Describe and evaluate your personal response to the following material: 1. Review research points discussed in class and presented from the article, “ Music Matters https://www.ecs.org/wp-content/uploads/Music-Matters-1.pdf 2. Bob Woodruff on Gabby Gifford’s Recovery. Part 2/3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndNn3Ucxt5k 3. The Power of Music – Henry Wakes Up! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw7Y78aqf_I 4. Article, “STEAM Rising” by Anna Feldman (Stem-Steam) 5. Summarize by discussing the implications of using music in teaching children.

Discuss the levels of meanings in the song Quant florist la violete/El mois de m

Discuss the levels of meanings in the song Quant florist la violete/El mois de mai/Et gaudebit. Use Jerald Hoekstra’s article on the “French Motet” up. Think about the relationship between the text of the Motetus and that of the Triplum and write in essay format. You can hear it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M98MCypvos. The translation is attached Hoekstra, Jerald, “The French Motet as Trope: Multiple Levels of Meaning in Quant florist la violete/El mois de mai/Et gaudebit,” Speculum, Vol. 73, No.1 (Jan.,…