Igudesman & Joo – Making fun with classical music

Igudesman & Joo – Making fun with classical music Igudesman & Joo – Making fun with classical music Aleksey Igudesman, violinist, composer Hyung-ki Joo, pianist, composer What would happen if classical music could have all of the professionalism of virtuosic performing but none of the stereotypical uptightness? What if classical music met SNL (Saturday Night … Read more

Choose a particular music scene (virtual or real)

Choose a particular music scene (virtual or real) You will choose a particular music scene (virtual or real), the cultural significance of a single song, or a distinct subculture (genre culture). Your essay will present it with some analysis of its meaning—how, why, and what it means. For each choice, you have some good models … Read more

Describe the music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance period

Describe the music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance period In a 900-word essay (or more) describe the music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. How are the aesthetics (musical features) similar or different in each era? You may discuss how cultural events impacted the development of music at a given point in time, … Read more

Government and the Arts; Abstract Expressionism and Music

Government and the Arts; Abstract Expressionism and Music “Government and the Arts; Abstract Expressionism and Music” Please respond to one (1)of the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response: Examine the U.S. Government’s support during the Great Depression for programs, such as the Federal Arts Project, the Federal Writers’ Project, and other such … Read more

Name one piece/movement/song at the concert

Name one piece/movement/song at the concert 1- Name one piece/movement/song at the concert (including the composer). In 2-3 sentences, with precise and specific detail, discuss the technical (dynamics, tempo, etc.) and emotional (somber, happy, etc.) aspects of that piece/movement/song.2. Name a second piece/movement/song at the concert (including the composer) that contrasts to that of question … Read more

Read the Song of Roland

Read the Song of Roland Read the Song of Roland (There are copies available online.) and write a one-page paper in which you explain the characteristics of the medieval knight. Please be sure to cite your sources. Your paper should be about one page in length, double-spaced with one-inch margins, font size 10 or 12; … Read more