MUS100: RUBRIC FOR FIELDWORK ASSIGNMENTS
Describe the genre: (30%) 1) What is the name of the composition you choose to write about? If available, also note the composer. Give the full name of the composition/piece. Do not choose the entire concert but focus on one work. 2) Define the name of the form/genre. For example, even though you are going to a Wind Ensemble concert, some of the selections may not be from the classical tradition; for example, it could be jazz, gospel, or even pop.
Then define your components: (50%) 3) What is the rhythm in your specific composition? 4) Describe something about the pitch. 5) Describe something about the melody. 6) Describe something about the harmony. 7) Describe the timbre (include performing forces)
Finally, aesthetically, what do you think? (20%) 8) What are your aesthetic preferences for choosing to write about your example? Now you can make statements subjective viewpoints, i.e., something that makes you like the music you have chosen to write about, i.e., the harmony or the melody? Explain why you like it using terminology from the text