ARTS 340 Week 1 Listening for The Elements of Music -
Refer to the Week One Listening Guides: Elements to identify different elements of music.
Choose one song or musical work you enjoy.
Identify at least two of the following elements of music in your selection:
Describe how the identified elements contribute to your enjoyment of the musical piece by discussing the following:
• What is the individual and overall effect of the elements of music in your chosen song or musical work? In other words, what is the piece's overall mood?
• What are the characteristics of the elements of music? Are they fast, slow, high-pitched, or low-pitched?
• What is your emotional response to the music?
Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:
• A 350- to 700-word paper
• A 3- to 5-minute podcast
• A 3- to 5-minute video
Supporting Material: Week One Listening Guides