art/100 Wk 3 Individual – The Performing Arts and Inspiration

Complete one of the following options.
Option A: Description of Dance Styles
Select two styles of dance, such as ballet, modern dance, or folk dance.
Describe each style of dance and include the following:

History and development of the style
Discussion of your understanding of the use of line, form, repetition, and rhythm in each piece
Description of what the movements of both styles communicate to you in terms of mood
Description of how artistic choice can affect the viewer in the selected style

Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:

700- to 1,050-word paper
4- to 7-minute podcast or video

Option B: Playlist Mixtape
Create a playlist of 6 to 9 musical works.
Organize your selections under a theme such as “Music for Motivation” or “Cross-Country Playlist.” Be as creative as you like.
Include the following:

2 or 3 works of popular music, such as rock, pop, country, dance, or hip-hop
2 or 3 works of medieval or classical music; selections may include cantatas, oratorio, fugues, and so forth
2 or 3 works from other musical forms such as opera, jazz, or folk music

Write a 350- to 700-word summary of your playlist which discusses how the formal and technical qualities of music affect you. In other words, how does music create a certain type of mood, and is it successful in prompting a response from you, emotional or otherwise? Also, explain how the artists and music on your playlist use different techniques to communicate ideas. Use at least 5 to 7 vocabulary terms from the text in your discussion which may include but are not limited to the following:

Form
Composition
Call and response
Fusion
Looping
Sound
Pitch
Scale
Dynamics
Timbre
Rhythm
Beat
Meter
Tempo
Melody
Harmony
Motif
Harmony
Consonance
Dissonance
Tonality
Texture

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