CHOICE ONE: CLASSICAL MUSIC
Listen to one (1) composition (for a symphony) by Haydn or Mozart, either at
the Websites below or in this week's Music Folder. Identify the work that you
have chosen, and describe the way in which the composition expresses the
specific qualities of the Classical music style. Use the key terms from the
textbook that are related to that particular music style, and explain what you
like or admire about the work. What do the qulaities of Classical music that you
have discussed about tell you about the values of the culture that this music
CHOICE ONE: MUSIC LINKS
CHOICE TWO: EARLY ABOLITIONIST ART
Explain whether you think an autobiographical or fictional account by a slave
(such as Phillis Wheatley and Olaudah Equiano) is more persuasive than a
biographical or fictional account by a white author (such as John Gabriel
Stedman or Aphra Behn).
Next, explain whether you believe the representations of slavery in the
visual arts (such as William Blake’s illustrations, William Hackwood’s cameo, or
John Singleton Copley’s painting) were more compelling and convincing of the
injustices of slavery than the literary representations already mentioned. In
your explanations, use specific examples and consider both audience and the
content and nature of the work.
What art forms today are vehicles for taking action against injustice?
CHOICE TWO: EARLY ABOLITIONIST ART LINKS
Early Abolitionist Art & Literature