For this assignment you must view a live performance of music as assigned below and write a short paper. Your document must be typed in 12-point Times or Times New Roman font, be double-spaced, and have one-inch margins. Your paper should be completed as follows:
Neujahrskonzert 2018 unter Riccardo Muti | Wiener Philharmoniker
(New Years concert 2018 under Riccardo Muti , by Vienna Philharmonic)
Introduction (1 paragraph)
Identify the type of event: concert, club, etc and discuss the effect that you felt the environment had on the event. Provide the name of the ensemble as well as the date, place, and instruments that were played.
Influences/Elements of Music (3 paragraphs)
Which of the composers below were you reminded of and why? Discuss at least two. The list of composers are:
Hildegard von Bingen
George Frideric Handel
Johann Sebastian Bach
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Pick 3 terms from our coverage of the elements of music and apply them to this performance. Be sure to use the terms and provide examples from the performance of the characteristics you feel were used. Consider (but do not feel you need to limit yourself to) the following:
Melody Musical Expression
Harmony Musical Form
-Consonance/Dissonance -Repetition and contrast
Rhythm Musical Texture
Conclusion (1 paragraph)
Discuss the performance itself. How did the artists do? Were they exciting, boring, technically precise or sloppy? Did they have good stage presence? Were you engaged the whole time?
What did you enjoy the most and least and why?