Journal: 550 word journal commenting on the following questions(You have to read the materials first): 1. Of the material covered this week, what did you find especially compelling? 2. Of the composers and/or musicians covered this week, which do you believe to be the most important? Why? 3. What does the material that we covered this week tell you about the role of music in American history or society? Reference: Tick, J. (Ed.). (, 2008). Music in the USA: A documentary companion. New York: Oxford University Press.