Analyzing a music composition

1. Select a music instrument to explore through research. For example if you select the guitar, conduct some research on the guitar as an instrument so that you can discuss its origin age and diversity of use. Understand the fundamental structure of your instrument so that you can analyze the tones and sounds it produces. 

2. Identify a musical composition that feature the instrument you have selected. It means that Te instrument you selected must be one of the primary instruments in the selection. 

3. You must know the composer of the music you have selected. Not being ask to provide a biography, but a brief profile on the composer, enough information to give an introduction to that artist and the relationship to the music.

Prepare a 3pages response paper that discusses your selected instrument and the composition you have chosen. Explain why you have chosen the instrument to study and te composition to listen to. What have you learned about your instrument through focused listening to your music selection? 

Explain the composition in terms of the elements of music. Focus on describing your composition through the correct terms such as tone, rhythm, if the tempo is set by the instrument, what type of sounds it produces…