Effect of music on brain

  1. What effect do you think music has on the brain?
    This is an example of how you should answer each question.
  2. “Der Erlkonig” by Franz Schubert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XP5RP6OEJI
  • What response/reaction did you have to this music?
  • How did the musical elements influence that response?
  1. The metal version of “Der Erlkonig”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2knik6uef8
  • What was different about this version from the last?
  • Which did you like better?
  1. “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by W.A. Mozart. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzEX0-nwN4Y
  • What emotion did this piece communicate?
  • How did the musical elements communicate this emotion?
  1. “Prelude in E minor” by Frederic Chopin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef-4Bv5Ng0w
  • What emotion did this piece communicate?
  • How did the musical elements communicate this emotion?
  1. “Stripsody” by Cathy Berberian. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dNLAhL46xM
  • What response/reaction did you have to this music?
  • How did the musical elements influence that response?
  1. “Aria” by John Cage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdKwPAI5kIs
  • What response/reaction did you have to this music?
  • How did the musical elements influence that response?
  1. Symphony No. 10, mvt. 2, “Portrait of Stalin” by Dmitri Shostakovich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=u8pDi5lV2Bo
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1U7ljZhzNsc
  • Did you prefer the performance with or without the video? Why?
  1. What music do you prefer to listen to? Why do you think that is?
  2. What do you think is the most important effect music has on the brain? Why?

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