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Complete one of the following options for your Week Three assignment.

 

Option A

 

Select one musical work of your own preference and style and compare it to a work from the Classical era of music.

 

Describe each piece of music and include the following:

 

  • The composition, composer, performer, and style
  • Discussion of your understanding of the use of rhythm, melody, harmony, tonality, texture, and form in the piece
  • Description of the inspiration for the work
  • Description of what both musical works communicate to you in terms of mood
  • Summary of the artistic influences that are evident in each musical piece

 

Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:

 

  • A 350- to 700-word paper
  • A 4- to 7-minute podcast or video

 

Option B

 

Select two styles of dance–such as ballet, modern dance, folk dance, and jazz dance–as described in your text.

 

Describe each style of dance and include the following:

 

  • History and development of the style
  • Discussion of your understanding of the use of line, form, repetition, and rhythm in each piece
  • Description of the inspiration for the work in terms of story, theme, and image
  • Description of what the movements of both styles communicate to you in terms of mood
  • Description of what influences each dancer, or the choreographer, in the performance of each style or creation of a new dance performance

 

Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:

 

  • A 350- to 700-word paper
  • A 4- to 7-minute podcast or video

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