In this post, you will find links to three online resources for songs and sheet music. There are undoubtedly others, but this could get you started in selecting your own songs.
EXPRESSIVE QUALITIES IN MUSIC
Music has an amazing ability to express. Whether music reflects the current events of the day or the emotions of the performer, it is an incredibly expressive artform.
How do the examples below demonstrate music's expressive qualities? What emotions or feelings do you think they express?
Please comment by Monday, September 26.
John Williams (the guitarist, not the composer)- "Song Without Words"
Joe Satriani- "If I Could Fly"
Jason Vieaux playing "Variations on a Theme of Mozart" by Fernando Sor.
B.B. King - The Thrill Is Gone
Each student in the class should comment on this post with a fact about each video. The challenge is that no two comments can be the same. Read each of your classmates' posts carefully so you do not post the same comment!
Comments due Monday, 9/19