Writer’s Choice

Directions Choose ONE topic from the list below and write a well-thought and sourced paper. Papers must be at least two full pages (typed, 12-pt font Times New Roman, double-spaced, standard (default) margins). Please choose between MLA or APA formatting (Links to an...

How is American Music different from European or African music?

What is “American” music and what differentiates it from European or African music? Be sure to use scholarly sources and specific musical examples from this week’s listening to support your ideas. Canada: Cape Breton Fiddling – “E Minor...

Musical Traits

To what extent does this week’s music reflect pre-Columbian, European, or African musical traits? Be sure to use specific musical examples from this week’s listening and scholarly sources to support your ideas. World Music CD 3 – #4 Haiti: Vodou...

Week 4 Listening Reflection

Listen to each and choose one musical selection from this list to write your listening reflection. Linked to Chapter 6 It’s All Right by Ray Charles Think by Aretha Franklin Linked to Chapter 7 A Day In the Life by The Beatles Paint it Black by The Rolling...

WRITING ASSIGNMENT

For each module you will be expected to complete a short writing concerning the topics covered by the lecture and readings for that module and insert it as a text entry below. Please do not put your name in the text box with your writing. Writings are to be no less...

Musician: Billie Holiday Introduction

the introduction of the paper, which should include the title, the musician you chose to focus on (Billie Holiday), why you chose this person, and your thesis in bold print. Billie Holiday is the artist to focus on. No outside sources. Just knowledge from what you...