1. Recap with question from last class: what was the significance of the Star Spangled
Banner being based on an old English gentlemens club song?
a. Tradition defining tradition as the transmission of customs from generation to
One of the main things that I can remember about the songs that we listened to in class and on
my own was how in the beginning of the show when Burr says "And me? I am the damn fool
that shot him" which really gives away the ending of the show. I am not s
I chose to do a song from one of my favorite movies, The Wizard of Oz. The song The Wicked
Witch that happens in the movie when she comes in on the bike. For some reason this scene in
the movie has always been a very memorable one in the movie and I have
2. Begin discussion of music and politics
a. Define anthem.
b. Discuss importance of symbols.
i. Define symbol.
ii. How can symbols be used for representation?
iii. What are some of the symbols we associate with the US?
1. Finish talking about London Calling. discuss historical context
a. Play video with lyrics.
b. What elements of the song bring up the notions of dissatisfaction with the status
i. How are these elements tackled musically?
MUSC101 MUSIC APPRECIATION: A SOCIAL EXPERIENCE
ASSIGNMENT #1: ALBUM REVIEW
Assignment: Students will write a 500-600 word review of an album from a list of assigned
selections. This assignment will assist students critical thinking skills with regards to
Jazz Ensemble Concert Review
The first jazz ensemble of the night contained several pieces from different areas of jazz.
The Loudis Recital Hall provided a wonderful spot to perform, as the bass line reverberated
8-Bit Orchestra Concert Review
The 8-Bit orchestra put on a great show in the Loudis Recital Hall. The venue fit the
orchestra perfectly; there was no problem with hearing them and the instruments reverberated
VIBRATION OF A STRING WITH OVERTONES
NOTATION; STARTS W/ ONE LINE;
EVENTUALLY BECOMES A 5 LINE GRAPH
WHICH IS CALLED A STAFF
THE STAFF IS DEFINED BY THE MEDIEVAL
CAPITAL LETTER AT THE BEGINNING CALLED A
CLEFF. IT INDICATES THE SCALE OF THE
Staff; a five line graph which represents frequency (low to high) of musical sounds.
Clef; the indicator of the scale of the graph. Identifies one line of the staff as a particular
Treble Clef; the G clef; identifies the pitch G. The cl
All Music uses same building blocks or
ACOUSTICS: THE SCIENCE
Characteristics of a
The highness or lowness of a sound,
measured in cycles per second or Hertz
Human range of hearing nominally 20 to
Early Farmers Stockpiled Natures Grains Before Breeding Their Own
Does Enceladus, Saturns Geyser-Spouting Moon, Have Liquid Oceans?
Worlds Oldest Flute Shows First Europeans Were a Musical
flute made of vulture bone
found in a
UDel S2015 MUSC 107 History of Rock Quiz 1 Listening List & Written Quiz Review Sheet
Quiz is Thursday, 2/26 during the first 15 minutes of class.
Be on time or you will miss all of or a portion of the listening part of the quiz which we will do first.
History or Rock
13 November 2014
It is one thing for a song to be good. Any artist can create one good song. The one-hitwonders are by no means few and far between. It is something more to make a band great. The
History of Rock
Who rocked the most?
For a lot of people, history is rather boring. Most history classes consist of opening a book and
finding out what some poor white haired dead guy did back in 17 something or other, from
Dr. De Amici
December 7, 2016
Sfogava con le stelle
The Baroque movement of Western music was a critical time to the development of
musical concepts still utilized by composers today. Prolific Baroque composers includin
Walters Art Museum Treasure Hunt
Confession time: it has been 3 years since I have stepped foot into a museum. When I
was younger I wasnt interested in art like I am now so I would only head to a museum when
there was a field
There were many different Greek theories and philosophies that were created during
the Renaissance that connected music and composition to contemporary ideas. Many
Renaissance philosophers spent their ti
Humans base every decision they make on the level of happiness that would directly
effect themselves or their close relatives and friends. I find myself making decisions based on
my happiness- not to be purp
Today I went to the Student and Professor Art Gallery on the third floor of the Center for
the Arts and was pleasantly surprised to find beautiful works of art. It is so nice to have a place
like this to showcase t
Music and Love: Chapter 9!
The Dawn of Love!
>Snow White: Some day my prince will come was jazz standard, one of most performed songs!
>Beauty&Beast: based on french folk tale > Something there!
>unresolved harmonies, phrase ends on the tonic (tho
and used it in his stage production in 1954. He did make some adjustments to the text for that
stage production though. Rowe states that Kozintsev cuts Fortinbras out of the tragedy and
end[s] it instead with Hamlet reading Shakespeares seventy-fourth son
witticisms of Shakespeares hero. 11 Rowe also provides a concise summary of Frances
analysis when she writes, As Anna Kay France has shown, Pasternak particularly altered
passages not in keeping with his concept of a heroic, dedicated Hamlet. 12 Pasternak
Smakhtunovksi, who portrayed Hamlet, and the gold medal at the 1964 Wiesbaden
Shakespeare Film Festival. 6
Shakespeares text was translated into Russian by Boris Pasternak, who spent the
majority of 1940 working on this task. 7 Pasternak translated severa
Chapter Five Hamlet
Hamlet was the ninth and penultimate collaboration between director Grigori
Kozintsev and composer Dmitri Shostakovich. The film was released in 1964, and was the
most popular film of that year in the Soviet Union. 1 Sources differ in
the scene where music is absent in the first part of the film, I think that this is foreshadowing
the loss of innocence that Arthur is about to undergo. Arthur is betrayed by the church, and
rejects his faith, and when Montanelli leaves, this is the first
such, the key schemes are not as important. But the presence and absence of
harmonies within the non-diegetic cues indicate the presence or absence of the writings
of the Gadfly, which have a stinging bite to them.
The music of The Gadfly operates in term
The first harmony is the German+7 that was discussed in cue numbers 12 and 18. This
German sixth harmony moves to an E dominant harmony in first inversion; the bass does not
move between the two chords. The E dominant chord functions as a V6/5 of V in the
Finally, I should comment on the absence of music in places where it would be
expected, according to the Russian film tradition, which, in this respect, is very similarly
aligned with the Classical Hollywood tradition. The most important of these points i