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80S+Unit+1+Short+Assign - 2 Describe the singer’s vocal...

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MUSC/FMST 80S Name________________________ Unit 1 Short Assignment Due Tuesday, Oct. 5th Choose one of the following music videos to watch and analyze: 1. Lady Gaga – “Alejandro” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niqrrmev4mA 2. Dixie Chicks – “You Were Mine ” 3. Queen Latifah – “Go Head” 1. What are the most musically noticeable aspects of the song? Describe them.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Describe the singer’s vocal quality. How does that connect to the portrayal of gender roles in the video? 3. How is gender and sexuality portrayed in the video? Are the women in the video challenging or supporting/reinscribing stereotypes? How? 4. Do the musical sounds support or clash with the images in the video? How? 5. How does the genre (pop/country/hip hop) affect how women are expected to act and portray themselves as musicians?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course MUSC 80S taught by Professor Merchant during the Winter '11 term at UCSC.

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