-After listening to Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s At the River, from The Year (Das Jahr), identify what best describes its texture, form, and expression.
-After listening to Chopin’s Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40, No. 1 (Military), identify what best describes its rhythm/meter, harmony, and texture.
-After listening to Berlioz’ Symphonie fantastique, IV (March of the Scaffold), identify what best describes its melody, harmony, and expression.
~Research 3 Websites related to any of the topics and/or concepts that you found interesting and that we have covered in Lesson 4.
~For proper credit, provide the URL and then compose a brief description and summary of the information you learn from each Website.
~Refer to Listening Guide (LG) numbers:
~Listen carefully to the compositions above as you pay close attention to these musical elements:
-Melody – Rhythm – Harmony – Texture – Form – Expression
~Categorize each of the compositions above into a particular musical genre.
~ Choose three (3) to analyze specifically.
~Critically examine and explain one (1) of the musical elements mentioned above that you find outstanding or representative for each of the three (3) compositions you selected.
~Compose a full paragraph for each of the three (3) compositions describing your impressions, analysis, thoughts, and ideas. Be sure to use musical terms, vocabulary, and concepts you have learned so far in this class.
~Click-on Videos-Lesson 4.
You can find these three videos on youtube .
(Franz Schubert – “The Trout” Quintet (Theme and Variations: Andante)
(Franz Schubert – “Der Erlkönig” (Lied)
(Clara Wieck-Schumann – “Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7” – (I) Allegro maestoso