Choose an AUDIO example (not video clip) from Unit 4: Japan and write a 150 word journal about it. Please utilize the listening guides in your textbook for this assignment. Include information about the audio example including the genre or style, instruments and form. What culture creates this music? What behaviors or activities are associated with this music? Also include your personal thoughts or feelings about your chosen audio example. Do you like it/dislike it? Why did you choose this particular example?
Your Journal should be around 150 words (5 pts), cover all of the topic points (5 pts), and be submitted on time (5 pts). There are 15 points possible for this assignment.
Japan Audio Examples
Audio Examples ARE part of the Japan Quiz. Please utilize the Listening Guides in your textbook when listening to these examples. Some important information to know for each example includes: the culture that creates the music, the instruments you are hearing, the song type or genre of the music, and what kinds of activities are associated with the music.
Kabuki Theater “Dojoji”
Listening Guide pg.140
Noh Theater “Hagoromo”
Listening Guide pg.147
Sokyoku (Instrumental Sankyoku ensemble)
Listening Guide pg.151
Sokyoku “Juita Chidori”
Listening Guide pg.152
Gagaku Court Music
Listening Guide pg.157
these chapter 5 from the text book and lecuture presentation