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The Violin Concerto “Spring / La Primavera” in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, written by Antonio Vivaldi, one of the Baroque composers whom we will be studying in module 2. It is in three movements. (If you don’t know what a “concerto” is or what “movements” are, check these terms in the textbook.)
Write a reaction paper on the musical piece.
here is this links we have to listen to
Reaction Paper 2 Directions
Write a reaction paper on the musical piece. In a five-paragraph paper, answer the questions:
Introduction Paragraph: This paragraph should include a comprehensive statement that
provides the context for the overview of the paper.
Identify how the following elements of music, as defined by Kamien, are used in the piece:
Tempo, meter, dynamics, modality (major/minor), harmonic tension, timbre, texture, and
musical form (if applicable).
Based on the elements of music you identified, try to explain what general effect of the music
is—happy, sad, intellectual, emotional, etc.—and the level of quality of the music—well-
written, average, poor?—by virtue of how the composer chose and employed those elements.
What do you think was the perspective of the composer while writing the piece? NOTE: To
answer this question you will need to obtain some biographical information about the
composer, and some of the “backstory” of the composing of the piece in the assignment.
Consult the textbook, but also consult other available sources, for any biographical information
and/or information on the composition that might help answer this.
What is your personal reaction to the music? How did it affect your mood/emotions when
listening to it?
For this paper, you must have at least two resources, including the textbook. The sources
should be properly referenced in APA format.