Attending a live concert allows you as a student to demonstrate listening skills, understand historical context and apply this experience to your own appreciation of the music. Choose one of the concerts you attended that was approved by your instructor and answer the following questions. You may use your concert program and other resources.
List the title and composer of each piece performed.
Choose two pieces from this performance, and tell us the following:
What was the genre of the piece? (concerto, tone poem, symphony, dance etc.)
What was the form of the piece? (sonata-allegro, rondo, theme and variations, minuet and trio etc.)
What was the instrumentation? (full orchestra, strings only, if a soloist list the instrument played)
What was the style period (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th c. and beyond) and who may have been the original intended audience? (nobles, church, general public etc.)
Describe the general reaction and behavior of the audience to the concert. If one piece captured the attention of the audience more that another, tell why you think it did.
What was your favorite piece? Why?
What was your least-favorite piece? Why