MUS 100 Maldonado Concert Report Salsa Ensemble
Yesterday I attended the Salsa Ensemble concert at lunch. It was on November 22nd, 2005 in University Quad. The environment, other than hot, was. Well. Quite honestly I do not know how to describe it.
Introduction to Music - MU 100 Sec. 6
Location: Bldg. 24; room 160
Times: MWF 10:30-11:35
Instructor: Dr. Susan Burns
Office: Bldg. 24; room 135
Phone: (909) 869-3555
Office Hours: : M 1:30-3:30, T 1
due Sun: Neo-Aristotelian critique of an artifact on your blog
explain ethos, pathos, logos (link or directly define); explain the method of
1. reconstruct the artifact /act
-historical /social /cultural context (when, where, to whom, ho
pentadic criticism: focus on motive; the agent that exists within the drama created
by the rhetor (rather than the agent/rhetor themselves like in Neo-Aristotelian);
-act: what is done? =action
realism; a doctrine that universal principles are
Burke "Terministic Screens"
"scientistic" language is more about the definitions
"dramatistic" language is more about feeling
reflection of reality; also selection of reality and a deflection of reality
ex: the global war on terrorism
rhetorical constraint: parts of the situation that influences the rhetor
-have the power to constrain decision and action needed to modify the
-shapes the decisions made by the rhetor
can include their own experience, the audience, events, relati
-there is a dominant group (dominating discourse, economy, politics, etc.)
-any threat to this group is the Other:
-a threat to the status quo
-a threat to the strength of the dominant group
Sterling "Rhetoric of Retention"
"We do criticism to open works to others." -T.S. Eliot
"looking at how humans use rhetoric to bring about changes in the world
rhetor - the individual/collective performing a rhetorical act
rhetorical act - the
Griffin's "Rhetoric of Historical Movements":
Purpose of the movement:
Why is there change?
How does it change?
movements ebb and flow (in the + and -)
What is the result?
movements don't have to be political in nature
you can see an
see where the dominance lies by comparing the elements of the pentad
allows us to asses the effect and motive
act: what is being done?
realism - Platonic ideal
the allegory of the cave: truth exists beyond the senses; only
MUS 100 Maldonado Concert Report Soul Ensemble
The type of concert I attended was the University Hour performance of the Cal Poly Soul Ensemble on the date of November 18, 2005. This concert was conveniently located in the theater, despite the fact