When I was in middle school my class went on a field trip to see a symphony orchestra
perform in Seattle. I dont remember much about it except that it was the first time I have ever
heard music like that. After that, I started to listen to that type of mu
Listening Assignment Week 5
The Dvorak Symphony from the New World uses a Black Spiritual, Going Home, that
he heard sung by Harry Burleigh. Have you heard this song before? Are you familiar
with the Black Spiritual as a genre?
I have never heard the orig
Week 3 Listening Assignment
The two musical styles I selected were the Romantic and the 20th Century styles. I was
drawn to these because they made me feel something. They each have stories to tell and I feel
like even without
What are the chief characteristics of the Concerto? Detail how the soloist and
orchestra interact. What is a cadenza? Why should the soloist be a virtuoso?
Have you ever experienced a live performance of a Concerto?
What are the chief characteristics of