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MUSC-130: Study Guide for Exam 3 In this third section of the class we have looked at several major pieces: Bartók, Music for String Percussion and Celesta 1936 Gershwin , Rhapsody in Blue 1924 Coltrane, A Love Supreme 1964 Roach, Freedom Now Suite 1963 Bach , Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 1719 You will be tested on these pieces with audio examples and asked to provide complete composer, title, and date information. You will then be asked to write brief essays regarding these pieces, focusing on issues of personal and cultural identity. In answering these questions you should be able to 1) discuss details of the pieces themselves, and 2) explain how these pieces worked within the histories discussed in class. You should also expect questions on the assigned readings.
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Unformatted text preview: In evaluating your exams, here is how we think about letter grades: A=Outstanding, nearly perfect in every way. Insightful. You clearly understand the topic and have successfully connected it to related topics. Each part of the question is thoroughly addressed and you have gone beyond the course expectations. B=Very good. Much like an A, but imperfect in some areas. Your answer is well conceived, but missed some important point, setting it apart from an A. C=Good and perfectly acceptable. The least one might expect of a student at the State of Maryland’s flagship university. D=Acceptable, but not impressive. Your answer is basically correct, but lacks detail or a thorough demonstration of careful thinking. F=Unacceptable....
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