“Write a 400-600 word report. The report should detail your impression of the music performed, the performing organization, and your reaction to the overall experience. Do not copy information directly from the program notes…use your own words. Send in your report as soon after the event as possible while your impressions are fresh in mind.
Specifics (Rubric) of the Concert Report/Review Assignment:
100 points total possible
Your paper should include the information listed below with your name, class title, day, time, and section number identified at the top.
Name the performing organization, date of the concert,and the name of the conductor. Mention composer and title of the compositions you heard performed.
Tell about the composers: Name,dates, style, and a few historic facts about each one.
Say something descriptive about each composition on the program. Go into detail describing at least one or two of them: Describe anything special about the quality of melody,rhythm,and accompaniment or background.
Include a description of the instrumentation.
Were there outstanding soloists in any of the compositions?
Include observations on volume, tempo and texture.
How do the elements change to create different moods? What emotion was communicated by the music?
What did you think of the conductor?
End your review with a description of what you enjoyed the most about the experience? The least? Was the audience enthusiastic about the performance or just luke-warm? Did you feel you were dressed correctly to “fit in” with the audience? How did this performance differ from a popular music concert?
Here is information to the Original Three Tenors Concert DVD-1990. (Not the Los Angeles or Paris concerts… not as good). This is a substitute for the live classical music concert assignment in this class. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this assignment is worth 100pts points if you are not able to attend a live concert from the approved list. This DVD has been available on Netflix, public libraries, discounted at half price books, and new at Barnes and Noble Bookstores. Below is a link to the concert on the web:”
The “concert” will be a link to the Three Tenors Concert and that is the “concert” the report will be about. Here is the link to the concert…
Follow the given instructions for the report over the Three Tenors Concert link.