What is the purpose the music serves?
Learning Goal: I’m working on a english multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.Choose TWO of the videos from Listening #1 and answer the following questions in your response. You may use paragraph form or bullet points.1. What is the purpose the music serves? Is it for entertainment, religious worship, self-expression, something else?2. Who is performing? Solo singer, orchestra, singer plus orchestra?3. What instruments can you identify? Don’t worry if you can’t id everything – just try to pick out one or two different instruments.4. Why did you pick this video? Was there something interesting or compelling about the video? Listening #1Please watch and listen to all the videos on this page. Your first graded assignment will be based on these videos.Music serves a wide variety of social purposes, is made by many different types of communities and come in an endless variety of styles. This is a very small sample but I hope gets you excited about what a deep and meaningful experience music can provide!Enjoy!VIDEO 12001: A Space Odyssey (Links to an external site.)(2001:A Space Odessey is a film directed By Stanley Kubrick (Links to an external site.) (1968); opening music from Richard Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra (Links to an external site.) (1896))VIDEO 2Kol Nidrei (Links to an external site.) for the Yom Kippur (Links to an external site.) service, the Jewish Day of Atonement. Sung by Cantor Buchdahl in 2012.VIDEO 3Lady Lifers (Links to an external site.)A TED talk given by the women lifers of Muncy State Prison in Pennsylvania.VIDEO 4Nessun Dorma (Links to an external site.) from the opera Turandot (Links to an external site.) (1926) composed by Puccini, sung by Placido DomingoVIDEO 5(see above) sung by the late, great Aretha Franklin. For more on Ms. Franklin click here (Links to an external site.).
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