ARTS 340 Week 3 A Slice of Life in the Classical Music Era

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 ARTS 340 Week 3 A Slice of Life in the Classical Music Era

For your Week 3 assignment, examine key compositions and composers of the Classical period. This is an opportunity for further analysis of the context in which a work of music is created.

Listen to the Listening Guides: The Classical Period to prepare for this assignment.

Select one composition from the Classical period.

Imagine you have gone to a performance of your selected composition in the year and location it was originally performed. What type of audience are you a part of? Describe your experience and include the following:




Description of how melody, harmony, rhythm, and texture are used in the music of the era of your selected work


How your experience reflects changes in society and its economy during the Classical period


Submit your assignment as a presentation. You may use a Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentation, a video or another tool with which you are familiar. The presentation should be developed with either 8 to 12 slides or a similar length in another presentation tool.

Include detailed explanations in the Speaker Notes section that correlate to each point if audio is not a part of your assignment.

Cite your sources consistent with APA guidelines.

Note. Local Campus students must deliver an 8- to 12-minute oral presentation in addition to submitting the file to the facilitator.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.