Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Mozart Extra Credit Blog
Hello Music Appreciators!
This week, you'll listen to just one video of an orchestra playing the music of Mozart. On this extra credit blog, you are able to earn up to 50 points! This cannot hurt your grade; it can only make it better! Aim for the full fifty points.
Write a well-put together paragraph that describes the characterisitics that you hear and see to prove that this piece does fit in the Classical period. Refer to your Classical characteristics notes as you answer. You should have at least 5 reasons for why the piece is a Classical one. Remember, all of the characteristics in your notes might not fit for this piece, so listen to the entire piece and make sure you pick the ones that are most relevant.
15 points - You wrote a nice paragraph - at least 5 sentences
10 points - You used at least five characteristics to prove that this piece is a Classical piece.
15 points - You show that you understand all of the characteristics that you mention, and they are truly applicable to the piece in the video.
10 points - You used excellent grammar in your writing.
Please turn in by Monday, October 8 to earn extra credit.
Here is the URL, if the video above is not working correctly: