Outline About Argentina -Tango
The outline will vary somewhat depending on the music you have chosen. Here are some guidelines. You may want to include the following topics:
I. Origins of the music: When and where did it begin? What are the earliest examples? Has it changed over time? Help us understand that part of the world and the forces that shaped its people.
II. Cultural aspects: When is it performed? Is it associated with any ritual or ceremony? Is this music unique to a single ethnic group or geographic region? Why is it significant?
III. Performance practices: Who plays the music? Does it require special training? If so, how are these skills acquired? Name distinct features of the playing style.
IV. Musical elements: Describe the treatment of melody, rhythm, harmony, form, texture and timbre that help define this type of music.
V. Instrumentation: What instruments are used? Are they unique to this particular style of music? Describe the instruments and how they are played.