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ARTS/100 The Performing Arts and Inspiration

May 21, 2016

ARTS/100 Week 3 The Performing Arts and Inspiration is available for $10 only!

 

Description:-

Complete one of the following options for your Week 3 assignment:

Option A

Description of Dance Styles

Select two styles of dance--such as ballet, modern dance, folk dance, and jazz dance--as described in your text.

Describe each style of dance, and include the following:

  • History and development of the style
  • Discussion of your understanding of the use of line, form, repetition, and rhythm in each piece
  • Description of the inspiration for the work in terms of story, theme, and image
  • Description of what the movements of both styles communicate to you in terms of mood
  • Description of what influences each dancer, or the choreographer, in the performance of each style or creation of a new dance performance

Submit your assignment as a Word document:

  • A 700- to 1,050-word paper (You are welcome to go over the word count if you wish.) 
  • Proper APA formatting is required on all formal assignments (See the template in the Class Messages for additional help)

 

Option B

Playlist Mixtape

Create a playlist of six to nine musical works.

Organize your selections under a theme such as "Music for Motivation" or "Cross-Country Playlist." Be as creative as you like.

Include the following:

  • Two to three works of popular music, such as rock, pop, country, dance, or hip-hop
  • Two to three works of medieval or classical music; selections may include cantatas, oratorio, fugues, and so forth
  • Two to three works from other musical forms such as opera, jazz, or folk music

Write a 350- to 700-word summary in a Word document (You are welcome to go over the word count if you wish) of your playlist which discusses how the formal and technical qualities of music affect you; in other words, how does music create a certain type of mood, and is it successful in prompting a response from you, emotional or otherwise? Use at least five to seven vocabulary terms from the text in your discussion, which may include but not limited to the following:

  • Form
  • Composition
  • Call and response
  • Fusion
  • Looping
  • Sound
  • Pitch
  • Scale
  • Dynamics
  • Timbre
  • Rhythm
  • Beat
  • Meter
  • Tempo
  • Melody
  • Harmony
  • Motif
  • Harmony
  • Consonance
  • Dissonance
  • Tonality
  • Texture

Submit your playlist as a Word document with its organizing theme, as well as your summary, in one document using the Assignment Files tab.

  • Proper APA formatting is required on all formal assignments (See the template in the Class Messages for additional help)

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