Music - The Writing Center - UNC Writing Center After you have completed the assignments for each individual week you can proceed to the self-assessment quiz: Quizzes are on the Music Appreciation site home page. This handout features common types of music assignments and offers. Elvis Costello once famously remarked that “writing about music is like dancing about.
Nine Teaching Ideas for Using Music to Inspire Student Writing If you have questions about the assignments, please contact Larry Ferrara. In this teaching resource, we suggest nine exercises to use music to inspire student writing — from creating annotated playlists and critical reviews to music-inspired poetry and personal narratives. Each idea pulls from Times reporting, Opinion pieces and multimedia on music to give students a place to start.
MUSIC APPRECIATION - ASSIGNMENTS You are required to attend three concert performances of classical music ("art" music) during the semester and turn in a written review of those performances. Of the films you may review please choose one of the following; Immortal Beloved, Impromptu or Amadeus. Reviews must be of a full-length concert or opera of classical "art" music. The concert does not need to be in San Francisco, but it does need to be one that you attend during this semester. The concert may be a large ensemble, a small ensemble, o r a solo recital, such as