Outline your idea of a musical sign – what do you think it’s significance is ? What is the sound itself meaning for the listener?

 
Please remember the following formatting and writing elements (getting them wrong WILL reduce your mark to a greater or lesser extent depending upon the amount of formatting or writing errors):
a) Musical compositions and album titles, like book and film titles go in Italics
b) The creator’s name and year of publication/release go in brackets after the first reference to a text
c) The full stop after a quote goes AFTER the reference (like this).
d) Do not start sentences with conjunctions (and, but, because, or or with). A conjunction is a joining word
which links different parts of a sentence unless for dramatic emphasis (which is why journalists do it all
the time).
e) 1.5 or Double space your essay when submitting it.
f) Remember to put page numbers.
g) DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE DOCUMENT, WE MARK ANONYMOUSLY.
h) The list of texts you have used is called a Bibliography (for printed material like books or chapters), a
Filmography (for films), a Videography (for TV or music videos), a Discography (for music) or a
Webography (for websites and material originally from the web).
i) References are NOT the list at the end but are the individual citations throughout your essay.
j) Proofread carefully – try reading things out loud to help (you’ll be surprised how efficient it is in helping
you spot areas of punctuation, spelling or grammatical concern).
k) Save your file so that when you upload the final version you are confident it is that version. For example,
Module Number-Student Number-DRAFT but then replace DRAFT with FINAL for the copy to submit. A lot of people accidently submit wrong versions for the lack of clear file names.

How do music brands influence your relationship with music as a commercial and creative enterprise?

Please remember the following formatting and writing elements (getting them wrong WILL reduce your mark to a greater or lesser extent depending upon the amount of formatting or writing errors):
a) Musical compositions and album titles, like book and film titles go in Italics
b) The creator’s name and year of publication/release go in brackets after the first reference to a text
c) The full stop after a quote goes AFTER the reference (like this).
d) Do not start sentences with conjunctions (and, but, because, or or with). A conjunction is a joining word
which links different parts of a sentence unless for dramatic emphasis (which is why journalists do it all
the time).
e) 1.5 or Double space your essay when submitting it.
f) Remember to put page numbers.
g) DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE DOCUMENT, WE MARK ANONYMOUSLY.
h) The list of texts you have used is called a Bibliography (for printed material like books or chapters), a
Filmography (for films), a Videography (for TV or music videos), a Discography (for music) or a
Webography (for websites and material originally from the web).
i) References are NOT the list at the end but are the individual citations throughout your essay.
j) Proofread carefully – try reading things out loud to help (you’ll be surprised how efficient it is in helping
you spot areas of punctuation, spelling or grammatical concern).
k) Save your file so that when you upload the final version you are confident it is that version. For example,
Module Number-Student Number-DRAFT but then replace DRAFT with FINAL for the copy to submit. A lot of people accidently submit wrong versions for the lack of clear file names.

Influencers

 
Two books on coco chanel and two books on pop art for the sources.

Write about a figure (Coco Chanel), movement (Pop art) that has influenced the kinds of creative projects you want to pursue as an artist.
Write from a more personal perspective, and talk about a specific figure or event from your private history.
The goal here is for you to substantively reflect on one of the most important sources of who you have become today, and how they continue to influence you.
Be sure to:
• Describe who/what this influence is, even if you think it is well known
• Be as specific as possible in isolating particular ideas or practices that have influenced you
• Document with examples how these influences have affected you.

music assignment 2

 
This assignment consists of two related parts: 1) a music description and comparison, and 2) a reading summary and response. Both are described below.

Part I: Music Description and Comparison: Write a 1- to 2-page, detailed description and comparison of one of the pair of songs listed below. Your description and comparison should be as detailed as possible, but the details should be organized to reflect their relevance to understanding the historical importance of the examples.

Song Pairs (choose one):
1. Robert Johnson: “Crossroad Blues” vs. Woody Guthrie: “Dustbowl Blues”.

2. Wynonie Harris: “Good Rockin’ Tonight” vs. Chuck Berry: “Maybellene”

3. Howlin’ Wolf: “Smokestack Lightnin’” vs. John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers: “All Your Love’”.

4. Muddy Waters: “Hoochie Coochie Man” vs. Rolling Stones: “Little Red Rooster”

The details you observe should be guided by the following questions:
1. What instruments are used in the examples and how are they played?
2. What are the qualities of the singer’s voices and how are they used in conjunction
with the lyrics?
3. What is notable about the lyrics to the songs, and are there connections between
the lyrics and the music?
4. Do the songs’ dynamics and textures change throughout the songs?
5. How would you describe the songs’ tempos and rhythmic grooves? Are they
important elements to the songs?
6. Are there instrumental solos in the songs? What qualities are demonstrated during
those instrumental solos and how do they fit into the songs as a whole? If there are
no solos, does that seem to be an important part of the songs’ styles?
7. How are the songs organized? Are there contrasting sections or parts that repeat?
8. If there are videos or photographs of the performers, how do the performers act and
move on stage? How are they dressed? Are there connections between these visual
cues and the music?
9. What is the overall emotional affect of the songs and what are the most important
elements in creating that affect?
*Note: Do not organize your description by just going through these questions one by one. Organize your response by the relevance of the details to your song; some of these questions will yield interesting answers for your songs, and some will not.
Part II: Reading Response Assignment:
Assignment: Write a 1- to 2-page summary of one of the course readings listed below. Your summary should be in your own words (not quotes from the readings), and should focus on identifying and explaining the author’s thesis and the evidence they use to support it. Do not just write a “first they said this, and then they say that”
type of paper; instead, summarize the reading as a whole.

Reading:
Wald, Chapter 12 or 13 ( you can find it as an attachment) please make sure to choose only one chapter.

Important Note #1: In your reading summary, include a paragraph in which you use one or both of the songs you described and compared in Part I of this
assignment to help explain the author’s thesis. You can use your song
example(s) either to help prove the author’s thesis, or to provide a
counterexample. Be sure to include some important detail from your analysis in this paragraph.

Important Note #2: In your reading summary, include some context that indicates how your reading selection fits into the larger work of which your selection is a part. For example, if you choose to summarize Chapter 1 of Wald, indicate how Chapter 1 fits into the other Wald chapters that have been assigned.

Formatting and Length: Use 12-point type in a standard font (Arial or Times), double-spaced, with 1” margins.

I’ll attach the readings and also I’ll attach an example for an A paper from an old assignment. Do not treat this model as a template; there are many different ways an “A” paper can be written, and this is just one example.

Also, make sure to choose only one pair from the songs and choose one chapter from the readings.

Please follow each step in the description and if you have any question please let me know.

music education

 
It will consist of a critical discussion based on a total of 5 chapters (any three
chapters from the textbooks). You are not required to have an extra bibliography. You may
do so if you wish; but, this is not obligatory. You will decide on the title and write a critique
according to your own thought and deliberation.

Igor Stravinsky

 
the topic is about Igor Stravinsky
need to make little example about his music. pick his composition and little analysis.
choose a topic, composer, composition, etc. that represents the material studied this semester and write a well-constructed research paper. you may choose to do a detailed analysis, a study of style, a comparison/contrast study, or any other topic that is approved by the instructor
***please choose his one composition and make analysis please.

Jazz

 
Choose one of these either a jazz musician, a musical theme, time period or type of Jazz that is personally meaningful to me. ( I am from South America in Venezuela) and explore the topic with relevance to a psychosocial analysis of musical aspects of my identity. Talk about one of these subject and basically talk about why is that meaningful to my identity. ( since you don’t know me you will have to talk about whathever you want for example imagine I want to be a journalist and how that is my identity) This will result in a paper of about 7 pages, combining aspects of a research paper regarding the musical aspects, and a narrative of personal experience (or memoir). Choice of musician or theme should represent a resource for understanding the student’s own identity.
This project may be an unusual one, as it combines third-person research writing
with first-person memoir. To help your thinking, here are some examples,
suggested by past student projects:
a) An Art History major examined the relationship between music and the visual arts during the Harlem Renaissance periods of the 1920’s and the 1960’s.
b) A fan of rap and hip-hop explored the relationship between these musical forms and the jazz of John Coltrane, including the fusion genre known as jazz-rap.
c) A lover of poetry studied the relationship between the “jazz” or “beat” poetry of the 1950’s and music of an era important to the shaping of her own identity.
d) An international student explored the similarities between Bessie Smith’s
Biography and music, and the similar treatment of women in her culture of
origin

End-of-Term Written Assignment: Due: 11:59 p.m., Thursday, December 03

 

 

From the choices provided below, select a jazz musician for your paper of 600 to 800 words. You will be writing about the historic jazz style represented by this musician, as well as his or her individual performance style. An abundance of choices will allow you to write with genuine enthusiasm about one of your favorites. (Please note that we have excluded Miles Davis and John Coltrane from the list–they are simply too popular to include on the list.)

For the musician:

discuss the general characteristics of the historic jazz style;
describe the individual stylistic characteristics for which the performer is known;
select one piece that features a notable performance and provide your observations from listening to the piece;
provide a conclusion that offers insight into the artistry and significance of the piece and performer you have selected.
This assignment is an extension of the work you have been doing on the discussion boards. Topics questions can serve to guide your own investigation of the piece you have selected.

The one caveat is to make sure that you select a recording that is not assigned listening–be it recordings on the lesson pages, the discussion boards, or on the Unit listening lists. As far as that goes, there are several more lessons before the end of the semester. There is one remaining discussion board, and there are recordings on the Unit 5 Listening List (that will be presented in Lessons 13 and 14). These recordings–and all recordings from Lessons 12, 13, and 14–are also off limits. The remaining lessons are available to you, so that you can check to make sure that your selection is not a recording from the lesson pages. In addition, here are the recordings on the remaining discussion board, along with those on the Unit 5 Listening List:

Reason of why I want to be in Music Life

 

 
# I’m still trying to figure it out this story should be the topic A (Statement of purpose) or Topic E (personal issue) I will upload by tomorrow for sure which topic should I use! Please check again tomorrow! Thank you!!!

#This is really important essay please do best as you can! Thank you very much!!!

#If I choose to TOPIC A – The statement of purpose will provide an opportunity to explain any extenuating circumstances that you feel could add value to your application. You may also want to explain unique aspects of your academic background or valued experiences you may have had that relate to your academic discipline. The statement of purpose is not meant to be a listing of accomplishments in high school or a record of your participation in school-related activities. Rather, this is your opportunity to address the admissions committee directly and to let us know more about you as an individual, in a manner that your transcripts and other application information cannot convey.

# If I choose to topic E – Choose an issue of importance to you—the issue could be personal, school related, local, political, or international in scope—and write an essay in which you explain the significance of that issue to yourself, your family, your community, or your generation.
# I want my paper include (my personal story about why I want to do music<Music Teacher>) : I have reason to major in music. I was the one little girl who was standing out and perfect on everything, specially loved music and singing so I went up stage a lot. And one day, on the school talent show, I made one mistake. Since I never had mistakes before, I was thinking too much that people may say somethings about my mistake and that gives me trauma so I got stage fright. I love music so much but because of stage fright, I got stressed a lot so I stop singing in middle school. After 2 years I accidentally clicked on some link that was a song with different language that I couldn’t understand and sang by an amateur singer. I don’t know why, I started to cry and had a strong feeling that I really want to do music. So I started music again in high school (started with choir), and got a hobby of home recording because one day, I also want to give courage to someone by my song, just like I did. And I got a lot of comments that it was actually helping someone with depression. Now I want to be a music teacher that I can teach the music that can be a courage to their life or music therapist so that I can heal someone’s depression. Music is so special. It doesn’t matter if its in different language because I believe music is connected.

Reason of why I want to be in Music Life

 
# I’m still trying to figure it out this story should be the topic A (Statement of purpose) or Topic E (personal issue) I will upload by tomorrow for sure which topic should I use! Please check again tomorrow! Thank you!!!

#This is really important essay please do best as you can! Thank you very much!!!

#If I choose to TOPIC A – The statement of purpose will provide an opportunity to explain any extenuating circumstances that you feel could add value to your application. You may also want to explain unique aspects of your academic background or valued experiences you may have had that relate to your academic discipline. The statement of purpose is not meant to be a listing of accomplishments in high school or a record of your participation in school-related activities. Rather, this is your opportunity to address the admissions committee directly and to let us know more about you as an individual, in a manner that your transcripts and other application information cannot convey.

# If I choose to topic E – Choose an issue of importance to you—the issue could be personal, school related, local, political, or international in scope—and write an essay in which you explain the significance of that issue to yourself, your family, your community, or your generation.
# I want my paper include (my personal story about why I want to do music<Music Teacher>) : I have reason to major in music. I was the one little girl who was standing out and perfect on everything, specially loved music and singing so I went up stage a lot. And one day, on the school talent show, I made one mistake. Since I never had mistakes before, I was thinking too much that people may say somethings about my mistake and that gives me trauma so I got stage fright. I love music so much but because of stage fright, I got stressed a lot so I stop singing in middle school. After 2 years I accidentally clicked on some link that was a song with different language that I couldn’t understand and sang by an amateur singer. I don’t know why, I started to cry and had a strong feeling that I really want to do music. So I started music again in high school (started with choir), and got a hobby of home recording because one day, I also want to give courage to someone by my song, just like I did. And I got a lot of comments that it was actually helping someone with depression. Now I want to be a music teacher that I can teach the music that can be a courage to their life or music therapist so that I can heal someone’s depression. Music is so special. It doesn’t matter if its in different language because I believe music is connected.