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Unformatted text preview: Music 101 Study Questions Week 9 Informational: What stylistic markers tell us that Buck Owens Excuse Me (I Think Ive Got a Heartache), Ricky Skaggss Dont Get Above Your Raisin, and The Dixie Chicks Not Ready To Make Nice all belong to Country & Western? What aspects of these songs argue against such an inclusion? How was Malcolm McLaren significant in the rise of punk? Conceptual: Consider Walter Benjamins discussion of aura and authenticity, below: The presence of the original is the prerequisite to the concept of authenticity. Even the most perfect reproduction of a work of art is lacking in one element: its presence in time and space, its unique existence at the place where it happens to be. One might subsume the eliminated element in the term aura and go on to say: that which withers in the age of mechanical reproduction is the aura of the work of art. This leads] to a in the age of mechanical reproduction is the aura of the work of art....
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