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For this assessment task students are required to prepare an analytical written report.

Select at least five (5) online or off-line articles, by five different authors and three (3) other sources (interviews, audio tracks, pictures, films, video clips etc.), that are related to your specialised area of interest (as defined by the Creative Project 2 topic).

The material should be selected carefully. Primarily seminal documents of influential authors should be considered. They must be appropriate, authoritative and relevant demonstrating differing perspectives (or opinions) on the specific topic.

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION:

CONTEMPORARY POPULAR MUSIC :

Music Makers: Popular Culture in Music Education – Popular Music in the Classroom: Where to Begin? – Sarah Morrison [Accessed: 07.12.11]

The Great Pop Boom – Herrera & Trust [Accessed: 07.12.11]

“Popular Music and Society” and the Evolving Discipline of Popular Music Studies – Gary Burns [Accessed: 10.12.11]

“Now We’re on the Top, Top of the Pops”: The Performance of “Non-Mainstream” Music on “Billboard’s” Albums Charts, 1981-2001 – Jim Sernoe [Accessed: 10.12.11]

Radio Friendly: Part 2 – Kevin Sinclair [Accessed: 11.12.11]

DEFINING THE MELODIC “HOOK”:

The Persistence of Musical Memories: A Descriptive Study of Earworms – Bartlett & Hapbern [Accessed: 29.11.11]

Centaur Reading – Earworms (“stuck song syndrome”): Towards a Natural History of Intrusive Thoughts – Beaman and Williams [Accessed: 30.11.11]

The Selling Power of Song: Catalog Evergreens Pop Up as Jingles in Increasing Numbers – Lichtman [Accessed: 30.11.11]

A Typology of ‘Hooks’ in Popular Records [Accessed: 07.12.11]

THE “HOOK” FORMULA:

Two-and-a-Half Centuries in the Life of a Hook – Mercer Taylor [Accessed: 26.11.11]

Effect of Music Training and Musical Complexity on Focus of Attention to Melody or Harmony – Williams [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Music Makers: åSong Structure – Farish [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Factors of Musical Perception – Three Points of View – Cuddy, Keane & Zuk [Accessed: 11.12.11]

Melodic Contour Similarity Using Folk Melodies – Mark Schmuckler [Accessed: 12.12.11]

MISCELLANEOUS:

The Basics – Pentatonic Scales [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Reviews: “This Is Pop: In Search of the Elusive at Experience Music Project,” Edited by Eric Weisbard [Accessed: 25.11.11]

The Effect of Pattern Recognition and Tonal Predictability on Sight-Singing Ability [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Soloing: The Importance of Melody [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Keyboards: Getting Outside the Tonality While Staying Inside the Melody–Part 1 [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Sign on the Dotted Void: Peppy Songs with Hooks and Beats – the New Underground Craze! [Accessed: 06.12.11]

JYU Academia.edu – Melodic and Contextual Similarity of Folk Song Phrases [Accessed: 30.11.11]

WEB LINKS

Philipp Tagg’s Online Texts [Accessed: 06:11:11]

Share Ranks.com – Best Song Hooks [Accessed: 25.11.11]

RollingStone.com – 500 Greatest Songs of All Time [Accessed: 25.11.11]

The Telegraph.co.uk – 100 Greatest Songs of All Time [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Songwriter’s Resource Guide [Accessed: 01.12.11

WEB VIDEOS

World Science Festival.com – Bobby McFerrin Hacks Your Brain With Music [Accessed: 24.11.11]

World Science Festival.com – Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus [Accessed: 25.11.11]

The comparative essay requires students to demonstrate the depth and breadth their sense of historical perspective regarding conditions (E.g. social, cultural, technological and musical) that influenced artists and the works that they produced. In the comparative essay students should demonstrate theoretical knowledge as well as experiential analysis that stems from spending considerable time listening to and analyzing the selected works. Your experiential (listening) awareness should focus on the music’s instrumentation, form, style, and the extent of contrasts evident in dynamics and articulations of sound.

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
MOZART BIOS

Wikipedia – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [Accessed: 28.04.11]

8 Notes – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [Accessed: 01.05.11]

Award of the Papal Equestrian Oder [Accessed: 01.05.11]

The Mozart Project [Accessed: 09.05.11]

The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [Accessed: 09.05.11]

The Mostly Mozart Guide to Mozart [Accessed: 19.05.11]

MOZART AND MONEY

Mozart’s Apartment on the Alsergrund [Accessed: 01.05.11]

Scholar Has Theory on Mozart the Debtor [Accessed: 01.05.11]

MOZART AND THE MYSTERY OF HIS DEATH

After Mozart’s Death an Endless Coda [Accessed: 01.05.11]

What Really Killed Mozart? Maybe Strep [Accessed: 01.05.11]

MOZART AND THE CLASSICAL ERA

Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert: Vienna’s Big Four [Accessed: 01.05.11]

SYMPHONY NO. 40 in G Minor

Wikipedia – Symphony No. 40 (Mozart) [Accesed: 28.04.11]

The Effects of Structural Interventions [Accessed: 19.05.11]

The Last Three Symphonies [Accessed: 19.05.11]

W.A. Mozart Symphony no. 40 [Accessed: 20.05.11]

MOZART SCORES

Mutopia Project [Accessed: 09.05.11]

VIDEO LINKS

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OVERVIEW:

Wikipedia – Classical Music [Accessed: 13.03.11]

Hypermusic.ca – History of Classical Music [Accessed: 25.03.11]

IPL.org – Music History [Accessed: 26.03.11]

History of Classical Music [Accessed: 27.03.11]

Summary of Western Classical Music [ Accessed: 28.03.11]

Music Home Page – About.com [Accessed: 18.04.11]

MIDDLE AGES:

Wikipedia – Medieval Music [Accessed: 14.03.11]

The Medieval Era [Accessed: 28.03.11]

Medieval Music Samples [Accessed: 28.03.11]

RENAISSANCE:

Wikepedia – Renaissance Music [Accessed: 28.03.11]

The Renaissance Period [Accessed: 28.03.11]

Renaissance Music Samples [Accessed: 28.03.11]

The Renaissance Period [Accessed: 05.04.11]

BAROQUE:

Wikepedia – Baroque Music [Accessed: 28.03.11]

The Baroque Era [Accessed: 05.04.11]

Baroque Music Page [Accessed: 05.04.11]

Music of the Baroque Period [Accessed: 05.04.11]

Baroque Period [Accessed: 18.04.11]

What is Baroque [Accessed: 07.05.11]

CLASSICAL PERIOD:

Wikipedia – Classical Period Music [Accessed: 05.04.11]

The Classical Era [Accessed: 05.04.11]

Classical Music and the Music of the Classical Era [ Accessed: 05.04.11]

Classical Period Music [Accessed: 18.04.11]

ROMANTIC PERIOD:

Wikipedia – Romantic Music [Accessed: 18.04.11]

The Romantic Era [Accessed: 18.04.11]

Music of the Romantic Era [Accessed: 18.04.11]

Romantic Period Music [Accessed: 18.04.11]

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY PERIOD:

Wikipedia – 20th Century Classical Music [Accessed: 26.04.11]

Wikepedia – Contemporary Classical Music [Accessed: 26.04.11]

Wikipedia – 21st Century Classical Music [Accessed: 26.04.11]

The Modern 20th Century [Accessed: 26.04.11]

The 20th Century and the Early 21st Century [Accessed: 26.04.11]

CLASSICAL MUSIC GENRES:

Evolution of Opera [Accessed: 19.04.11]

Evolution of Symphony [Accessed: 19.04.11]

Evolution of Concerto [Accessed: 19.04.11]

CLASSICAL MUSIC TERMINOLOGIES:

An Introduction to Counterpoint [Accessed: 11.04.11]

The Textures of Music [Accessed: 28.04.11]

Rhythm [Accessed: 11.04.11]

MISC:

Wikipedia – Shorthand for Orchestra Instrumentation [Accessed: 22.05.11]

VIDEO LINKS:

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