Title: Recorded/Live Popular Music Concert Report (Essay) Overview: Recorded and live performances are invaluable to the understanding and appreciation of music. They provide students with an opportunity to see amateur/professional musicians at work, as well as provide context for class discussions. Each student is required to either attend a live concert or view a recorded performance of a popular music artist and write a concert report (essay of at least 500 words) that assesses carefully the musical elements of the performance. Details: The purpose of this assignment is to: x identify and describe the elements of music. x demonstrate listening skills through identification of musical elements within the music. x identify basic musical vocabulary. x experience a recorded RU liYe SeUfRUPaQce Rf a ³SRSXlaU PXVic´ aUWiVW. Requirements: Each student is required to either attend a live concert or view a recorded performance (e.g., DVD, YouTube, etc.) of a popular music artist (e.g., rock, hip hop, salsa, etc.) and write a concert report (essay of at least 500 words) that assesses carefully the musical elements of the performance. Proper citation is required if a recorded performance is selected. Students who opt for a live performance of a popular music artist must submit a photocopy of the program cover (when available). The essay must be double-spaced and use Times New Roman, 12 Point Font. A sample report (essay) and sample outline (for note taking during the performance) will be provided in the weeks to come. A rubric will be used to assess the essay (See Attachment) Check the calendar for due dates. Resources: Students are required to submit this writing assignment to Tutor.com. In addition, each student will be required to turn in the TXWRU¶V cRPPeQWV ZiWh Whe fiQal dUafW Rf Whe aVVigQPeQW aV SURRf WhaW he/Vhe Pade XVe Rf Whe VeUYice. The fiQal YeUViRQ PXVW alVR be VXbPiWWed XViQg BlackbRaUd¶V SafeAssign tool. References: DVDs of recorded concerts are available in most libraries; however, you may want to consider watching a performance on websites sites that offer full length concerts or snippets of a concert (e.g., YouTube, etc.). Students who opt for a live performance of a popular music artist may want to look in your local paper for live events held in the area.
Sample Outline: Concert Report 1: Instrumental Music
(Orchestra, Band, Chamber Music, Solo Recital)
Date of Concert: June 25 1995
Place of Concert: Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, England
Name of group(s) performing: Bon Jovi
Briefly describe the concert setting (hall, performers’ dress).
Largest football stadium in the UK holds 90,000 people – day of concert there were 72,000 there to see the band Bon Jovi
The bands dress code was dressed down – Blue Jeans, muscle shirts, bandanas, leather jackets, and combat boots
Were concert programs provided? _yes ☑️no. If yes, attach a copy.
Were program notes provided? _yes ☑️ no.
Were there any spoken remarks about the concert? ___ yes _☑️no.
Could you follow the order of the concert? _☑️yes ___ no.
Were there any aspects of concert conventions that surprise you? N/A
Which genres of music were performed? Rock and Pop
Did you read about any of the works performed? _yes ☑️ no.
If yes, where? _program notes ___textbook ___ outside reading
Were any of the works programmatic (with literary or pictorial associations)? _yes ☑️ no.
If yes, which?
What historical eras were represented on the program?
___ pre-1600 ___Baroque _X_ Classical _X_ Romantic ☑️20th century
Choose two works from the program. Name the composer, the work, and the movement (if applicable), and compare the works in the following outline.
Composer: Bon Jovi
or Section: not sure
Melody: not sure
Tempo: Adagio (Slow and stately)
Dynamics: Beginning starts slow, picks up beat to loud, goes back to slow
Instruments: guitars, keyboards, drums, vocal
Mood: Passionate, Energetic, Sad
Composer: Bon Jovi
Title: Livin’ On A Prayer
or Section: First movement (brisk and lively)
Tempo: Allegro (Very fast)
Dynamics: Loud (Forte), opening Soft (Lento)
Instruments: Drums, Guitars, Keyboards, Vocal
Mood: Energetic, Lively, Uplifting
Other: Structure: Intro, Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus, Chorus, Chorus
What was your overall reaction to the concert?
_X_ enjoyed it a lot
___ enjoyed it somewhat
___ did not enjoy it much
___ did not enjoy it at all
What did you like about it? I’m a huge Bon Jovi – so anything that has to do with Bon Jovi music I’m all for it. The recorded concert was as expected full of energy and overall lively. My favorite song in this concert is Always (it just has so much meaning to it – even watching the music video makes you feel like you’re experiencing what is happening)
What did you not like about it? Loved everything about it!
Other comments: N/A
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