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Part 3: discuss instrumentation and timbres.

Learning Goal: I’m working on a music theory writing question and need a sample publish to help me learn.
DETAIL
Start by naming the band/artist and title of the song. A list of suggestions is given below.
Part 1: Discuss the lyrics. Is there a main theme or central subject? Is the song narrative (storytelling)? Do any sections or lines stand out to you?
Part 2: Discuss the structure. As part of this section, please identify the song form and give a letter diagram. Feel free to comment on challenges you faced in determining the form. You might also consider: is the song’s structure well-suited to the lyrics?1940s–1950s song forms include:
Single section, aka. strophic or simple verse
32-bar song form
Verse-chorus form
Part 3: Discuss instrumentation and timbres. What voices/instruments do you hear, and how would you describe them? Feel free to comment on challenges you faced in identifying sounds. You might also consider: is the instrumentation well-suited to the lyrics?
Part 4: Discuss the rhythm. What affect or emotion does the rhythm produce? How fast is the tempo? Is there a backbeat? Is there a rock groove or a shuffle groove? As part of this discussion, consider: what is the song’s social function? Social dancing? Close listening?
RUBRIC
Writing (style, mechanics): 5 points
Content: 20 pointsLyrics: 5 points
Structure: 5 points
Instrumentation and timbres: 5 points
Rhythm: 5 points
TOTAL: 25 points
NOTE: The word count (500 words) is approximate.
SONG SUGGESTIONS
Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five, “Caldonia” (recorded 1945)
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, “Blue Moon of Kentucky” (recorded 1945)
Nat King Cole, “(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons” (recorded 1946)
Peggy Lee, “Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)” (recorded 1947)
Frank Sinatra, “One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)” (recorded 1947)
Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm, “Rocket 88” (recorded 1951)
Hank Williams, “Hey, Good Lookin’” (recorded 1951)
Big Mama Thornton, “Hound Dog” (recorded 1952)
Kitty Wells, “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” (recorded 1952)
Chords, “Sh-Boom” (recorded 1954)
Chuck Berry, “Maybellene” (recorded 1955)
Carl Perkins, “Blue Suede Shoes” (recorded 1955)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Smokestack Lightning” (recorded 1956)
Ray Charles, “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” (recorded 1957)
Buddy Holly and the Crickets, “That’ll Be the Day” (recorded 1957)
Jerry Lee Lewis, “Great Balls of Fire” (recorded 1957)
Little Richard, “Long Tall Sally” (recorded 1957)
Muddy Waters, “Got My Mojo Working” (recorded 1957)
Elvis Presley, “Jailhouse Rock” (recorded 1958)
Ritchie Valens, “La Bamba” (recorded 1958)

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Music Theory

Start by naming the band/artist and title of the song.

Learning Goal: I’m working on a music theory writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
DETAIL
Start by naming the band/artist and title of the song. A list of suggestions is given below.
Part 1: Discuss the lyrics. Is there a main theme or central subject? Is the song narrative (storytelling)? Do any sections or lines stand out to you?
Part 2: Discuss the structure. As part of this section, please identify the song form and give a letter diagram. Feel free to comment on challenges you faced in determining the form. You might also consider: is the song’s structure well-suited to the lyrics?1940s–1950s song forms include:Single section, aka. strophic or simple verse
32-bar song form
Verse-chorus form
Part 3: Discuss instrumentation and timbres. What voices/instruments do you hear, and how would you describe them? Feel free to comment on challenges you faced in identifying sounds. You might also consider: is the instrumentation well-suited to the lyrics?
Part 4: Discuss the rhythm. What affect or emotion does the rhythm produce? How fast is the tempo? Is there a backbeat? Is there a rock groove or a shuffle groove? As part of this discussion, consider: what is the song’s social function? Social dancing? Close listening?
RUBRIC
Writing (style, mechanics): 5 points
Content: 20 pointsLyrics: 5 points
Structure: 5 points
Instrumentation and timbres: 5 points
Rhythm: 5 points
TOTAL: 25 points
NOTE: The word count (500 words) is approximate.
SONG SUGGESTIONS
Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five, “Caldonia” (recorded 1945)
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, “Blue Moon of Kentucky” (recorded 1945)
Nat King Cole, “(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons” (recorded 1946)
Peggy Lee, “Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)” (recorded 1947)
Frank Sinatra, “One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)” (recorded 1947)
Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm, “Rocket 88” (recorded 1951)
Hank Williams, “Hey, Good Lookin’” (recorded 1951)
Big Mama Thornton, “Hound Dog” (recorded 1952)
Kitty Wells, “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” (recorded 1952)
Chords, “Sh-Boom” (recorded 1954)
Chuck Berry, “Maybellene” (recorded 1955)
Carl Perkins, “Blue Suede Shoes” (recorded 1955)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Smokestack Lightning” (recorded 1956)
Ray Charles, “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” (recorded 1957)
Buddy Holly and the Crickets, “That’ll Be the Day” (recorded 1957)
Jerry Lee Lewis, “Great Balls of Fire” (recorded 1957)
Little Richard, “Long Tall Sally” (recorded 1957)
Muddy Waters, “Got My Mojo Working” (recorded 1957)
Elvis Presley, “Jailhouse Rock” (recorded 1958)
Ritchie Valens, “La Bamba” (recorded 1958)
Requirements: 500 Words Times New Roman Size 12 Font Double-Spaced APA Format Excluding the Title and Reference Pages | .doc file
Please be sure to include an introduction with a clear thesis statement in the last sentence of the introduction paragraph along with a conclusion
No plagiarism & No Course Hero & No Chegg. The assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool
Please be sure to include at least one in-text citation in each body paragraph
Please be sure to only listen to and cite the song that you select

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The usage of each?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a music theory presentation and need support to help me learn.
Each student has up to 5 minutes to cover and present the following:

#1 Define and talk about Samples rate and Bit rate? What are they? How are they working? And why is important to know them?
#2 You are required to pick two digital audio formats, to answer the following questions?
What they are?
Origin and history?
The usage of each?
Brief comparison between the two formats?
#3 Talk about the sound volume measurements
*Visual aids are required in the presentation
*Referencing is required as well

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a music theory multi-part question and need an exp

Learning Goal: I’m working on a music theory multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Regardless of the answers you already have, you need to re-answer the questions.

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Short essay with the following instructions: Choose one composition and write an

Short essay with the following instructions:
Choose one composition and write an essay (minimum two double-spaced pages) that addresses the following questions:
What style does the piece represent (e.g., Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, Expressionistic, Neo-Classical, etc.)
What musical elements of the piece help to identify its style?
What instrument(s) do you hear?
What musical texture(s) do you hear?
Does the piece change texture?
What dynamics do you hear?
Are there changes in the dynamics? If so, are these changes sudden or gradual?
What is the tempo?
Are there changes in the tempo? If so, are these changes sudden or gradual?
If you choose a vocal piece, does the music support the song’s text? If so, in what ways? (Be specific – give examples.)
Your musical selection should not be one that is discussed in depth in the reading material. You are free to choose something that is not covered at all in the reading material, provided that it represents one of the musical genres covered in this course. Any questions, let me know!