• March 30 - Go to the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BI8SItOHuU

     

    Answer the following questions.  Email me your anwsers by April 6.

    1. Name the title and composer of the piece.

    2. Describe each of the four movements of the piece.

    3. Which movement did you enjoy the most?  Why?

    4. Does the ensemble display good balance and blend?  Give at least two examples to defend your answer.

    5. Does the ensemble display good technical accuracy?  Give at least two examples to defend your answer.

    6. Overll, does this ensemble display great musicianship?  Give at least two examples to defend your answer.

    7. Would you enjoy performing this particular piece of music?  Why?

     

     

    April 6 - Answer the following questions.  Email me your answers by April 13.

     

    1. When was the violin invented?

    2. Where did the word orchestra come from?

    3. What are the primary instrument groups in a symphony orchestra?

    4. Which instrument did Bach, Mozart and Beethoven all occasionally play in an orchestra?

     

    April 13 - Go to the following link:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHkot1TmvZU

    Answer the following questions.  Email me your answers by April 20.

    1. What impressed you about this performance and why?

    2. Explain what about the music intrigued you?

    3. What was your opinion about the performers' presentation of the music?

    4. How well did the musicians work together?

    5. Give your overall impression of the musical composition.

     

    April 20 - Go to the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83aje5_O1OM

    Write a brief concert review on this particular Haydn symphony.

    Email me your review by April 27.

     

    April 27 - Define the following muscial terms and email your answers by May 4.

    Syncopation

    Rhythm

    Coda

    Beat

    Accidental

    Andante

    Adagio

     

    May 4 - Go to the following link:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKc1cY36mCw

    Write a brief concert review on this particular Schubert symphony.

    Email me your review by May 11.

     

    May 11 - Go to the following link:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ6eOqv_Kas

    Write a brief concert review on this symphony.  Please make sure you include the follow:  What impressed you the most about this performance and why?  What do you think about this musical composition and why?

    Email your review by May 18.

     

    May 18 - Write an "end of the year" summary on what you think you accomplished the most in class.  What musical skills did you gain?  What new information did you learn that you didn't know before?

    Email your summary by May 25.