Nirvana’s album Nevermind

    Nirvana’s album Nevermind was a landmark release on the grunge/alt rock scene. It was their first major label release that solidified Nirvana as the sound of Seattle grunge. Listen to this album and write a 3 pagereflection. Answer the following...

Tempo in music

              This question of tempo, and musical interpretation generally, forces an interesting question: Who should choose the tempo: the creator (composer) or the interpreter (conductor)? This point was at issue in a heated...

The Creation of a Working Class Counter-Culture

  Read the following excerpts from: https://libcom.org/article/music-and-iww-creation-working-class-counterculture-rudolftb The Creation of a Working Class Counter-Culture The IWW’s Use of Music Free Speech Fights – Conflicts with the Salvation Army and...

Body percussion

    Identify three traditions of body percussion and explain how the practice emerged during slavery. Cite three African American musicians who either transformed instru-ments from melodic to percussion or reconfigured traditional ensembles to assert African...

What constitutes American music

  What constitutes American music? Should music brought over from another country and performed in America in much the same manner as abroad be counted? Does it need to be composed in America, or just performed here? Does it need to be distinct in some way from...