Homework 2 Music 26AC BALLAD & CORRIDOS1. Compare and contrast the corrido with the ballad. List three similarities and three differences. SIMILARITIESDIFFERENCES2. Describe the process of how ballads and corridos were localized in the U.S. and Mexico. What about the songs is carried from their European origins? What changes? Why? 3. What are your reflections on the presentation by Diana Gameros? What connections can you draw between her contemporary work and the music we have been studying (musical features, lyrical content, cultural context, political intent, etc.)?
4.Give a brief description of what the Tin Pan Alley song is. Then, go back through the examples of the various song forms. Practice finding and following the form. Describe in your own words the evolution of the popular song form from the ballad to the Golden Age Tin Pan Alley form.