Musc 102 final exam format

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Unformatted text preview: Music
102
 Final
Exam
Format
 
 1. Listening
(Equally
weighted)
 • Identification
of
known
pieces

(see
list
posted
previously
on
Moodle)
 o composer
 o title
 o year
of
composition
 o genre
 o be
prepared
to
discuss
style/form/instrumentation,
etc.
 o be
prepared
to
discuss
context
(when,
where,
how
were
these
 pieces
first
performed)
 • Identification
of
unknown
pieces
 o “sounds
like”
listening
 o identify
these
pieces
according
to
appropriate
historical
period
 (Medieval,
Renaissance,
Baroque,
Classical,
Romantic,
Modern)
or
 date
 o you
will
be
asked
to
support
your
identification
with
specific
 stylistic
traits
that
you
hear
 2. Definitions
 • selected
from
the
list
of
terms
posted
on
Moodle
 • support
your
definitions
with
examples
drawn
from
the
listening
where
 appropriate
 3. Short
answer
 • I
will
select
two
of
the
following
short
answer
questions
to
appear
on
the
 final
exam.
You
should
support
these
answers
with
reference
to
the
class
 listening
list
where
appropriate.
 i. Compare
the
operatic
style
of
Wagner
to
that
of
Verdi.
 ii. Discuss
the
development
of
and
critical
attitudes
towards
 absolute
and
program
music
in
the
nineteenth
century.
 iii. Of
the
twentieth‐century
styles
we
examined
in
the
course,
 which
do
you
think
will
be
considered
most
important
100
 years
from
now
and
why?

 4. Essay
 
 Which
two
non‐adjacent
historical
periods
do
you
think
are
the
most
 alike?
Your
answer
should
have
a
clearly
stated
thesis
and
be
supported
 with
at
least
two
musical
examples
from
each
of
your
chosen
periods.

 
 The
essay
should
be
in
sentence
form,
but
marks
will
be
assigned
for
 content
and
organization
in
point‐form
answers.
Knowledge
of
content
 (30%),
use
of
examples
(30%),
and
organization
(20%)
will
be
worth
 80%
of
the
essay
grade;
style
(10%)
and
effective
word
choice(10%)
will
 account
for
the
other
20%.
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2010 for the course ECON 323 taught by Professor Jakes during the Spring '10 term at Alcorn State.

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