music

Music Research
Purpose Statement
This study aims to research the life and musical contribution of Mozart and identify the social influences that influenced his music.
Possible Source Citations
1.    Jenkins, J S. The medical history and death of Mozart. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London vol. 25, no. 4, 1991, pp. 351-353.PMCID: PMC5377182
2.    Nagel, Julie Jaffee. Melodies of the Mind: Mozart in 1778. American Imago, vol. 64, no. 1, 2007, pp. 23-36.  DOI: 10.2307/26305388
3.    Painter, Karen. Mozart at Work: Biography and a Musical Aesthetic for the Emerging German Bourgeoisie. The Music Quarterly, vol. 86, no. 1, 2002, pp. 186-235. DOI: 10.1093/musqtl/gdg007

Submit a PowerPoint presentation of your research for your classmates on the Discussion Board that summarizes your topic and includes links to supporting musical examples. Choose two of your classmates presentations and provide thoughtful feedback aligned with the PowerPoint Presentation Student Rubric found below. Submit your presentation no later than Thursday at 11:59 PM EST/EDT. Submit your feedback to at least two classmates no later than Sunday at 11:59 PM EST/EDT.

Elements

Criteria

No Evidence                       

Partial Evidence                   

Solid Evidence                 

Backgrounds  CL1

Research selected composer or performer and provide biographical background

No biographical information/background provided

Some biographical information/background is provided

Gives complete biographical background

Terms                CL2

Describe the genre of the listening sample you chose to feature

Does not describe the music genre at all

Describes the musical genre using  musical terms touching on style, tempo and instrumentation

Gives a complete description of the music including genre, style, tempo and instrumentation

Intent                CL2

Research the composer’s or performer’s intent (for piece or performance) and discuss how it reflects the history/society in which it was created

Gives no critique and cites no specific examples

Gives reasonable critique and cites some specific examples

Critiques the music in depth using musical terms and citing many specific examples

Conventions    CC1

Apply effective communication skills such as such as engaging visuals and appropriate musical examples.

Visuals are poorly done and no musical examples are used, giving a vague idea of the students research.

Good visuals are provided and one or two appropriate musical examples are provided, giving a fair representation of the students research.

Engaging visuals with excellent content and musical examples provided a good overview of the students research

Core Value SLO

Choose topic that is related to either Personal Development or Community and can be examined in a scholarly way including a minimum of 3 scholarly sources.

Topic is not connected to Core Value and not scholarly citing less than 3 scholarly sources

Topic is loosely connected to a Core Value and has been minimally addressed in scholarly way citing at least 3 scholarly sources

Topic is well connected to a Core Value and has been addressed in a scholarly way citing at least 3 scholarly sources

Criteria   
No Evidence
Partial Evidence
Solid Evidence
Research selected composer or performer and provide biographical background (Background CL1)
No biographical information/background provided.

Some biographical information/background is provided.

Gives complete biographical background.

Describe the genre of the listening sample you chose to feature (Terms CL2)
Does not describe the music genre at all.

Describes the musical genre using musical terms touching on style, tempo and instrumentation.

Gives a complete description of the music including genre, style, tempo and instrumentation.

Research the composer’s or performer’s intent (for piece or performance) and discuss how it reflects the history/society in which it was created (Intent CL2)
Gives no critique and cites no specific examples.

Gives reasonable critique and cites some specific examples.

Critiques the music in depth using musical terms and citing many specific examples.

Apply effective communication skills such as such as engaging visuals and appropriate musical examples (Conventions CC1)
Visuals are poorly done and no musical examples are used, giving a vague idea of the students research.

Good visuals are provided and one or two appropriate musical examples are provided, giving a fair representation of the students research.

Engaging visuals with excellent content and musical examples provided a good overview of the students research.

Choose topic that is related to either Personal Development or Community and can be examined in a scholarly way including a minimum of 3 scholarly sources (Core Value SLO)
Topic is not connected to Core Value and not scholarly citing less than 3 scholarly sources.

Topic is loosely connected to a Core Value and has been minimally addressed in scholarly way citing at least 3 scholarly sources.

Topic is well connected to a Core Value and has been addressed in a scholarly way citing at least 3 scholarly sources.

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