Our fifth blog assignment is to analyze Morten Lauridsen’s piece “Sure on this Shining Night”. This will be in two parts and to receive credit for this assignment you need to fulfill the following parts.
Part One – Write down 5 adjectives that describe night.
Part Two – Pick one of those adjectives and describe how the music depicts that adjective. (This should be at least 3 sentences)
We listened to this in class, but I encourage you to listen again with your eyes closed and focus on the elements of music: Rhythm, Melody, Tempo, Dynamics, Harmony, Form, Texture, and Timbre. Focusing on rhythm, melody, tempo, and dynamics for this assignment.
This assignment is worth 10 points and is due Monday September 26th at 11:59 pm. The rubric for this assignment is found here. Remember please use only your first name and last initial and put what class you are in under your name. As always I will accept a written version of this assignment.
You will receive 2 extra credit points for each post that you comment on. The comment must be at least 2 sentences to receive the full credit. The most you can receive in extra credit is 6 points.
I hope you enjoy this piece of music.
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