2006-11-01 MUET Midterm 4

2006-11-01 MUET Midterm 4 - Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200...

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Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200 Section 108 Dr. Boden Sandstrom Lauren Ash-Morgan November 1, 2006 Take Home Midterm Question 4 In popular music today, male and female musicians perform their gender roles without straying too far from society’s status quo. Musicians perform their genders with every part of their performance. Genders roles can be suggested in everything from the performer’s lyrics and voice, to their body language, appearances, and interactions with the audience. For a male performer in mainstream music, the masculine role is typically portrayed with a deep, manly voice, a rough and ready stage presence and body language, typical male clothes, and other aspects of a typical man in society. For female musicians, a soft feminine voice and stage presence, beautiful appearances, and suggestive clothes are almost all necessities for success in popular music. An example of male and female performers playing gender roles in a performance was the footage of country singers
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course MUET 200 taught by Professor Sandstrom during the Winter '06 term at Maryland.

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2006-11-01 MUET Midterm 4 - Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200...

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