Music response paper

Aliza Chasan   [A–      JMS] Professor Saslow Music Analysis On a very cold and rainy Thursday night in October, I attended a concert in Nokia Theater featuring performances by the bands Sherwood, Steel Train, HelloGoodbye, and Hanson. Surprisingly, despite the atrocious weather, there was an extremely large turnout and the line to get inside wrapped around […]

[ A     JMS] On September 24, 2009, I saw U2 perform in Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. As a rock and roll band formed in the early 1980s, U2 attracted an audience of mostly 25 to 50 year olds who are familiar with U2’s songs, and have followed the band’s path for the past […]

Regina Fojas      [  A–     JMS] Music & Formal Analysis Professor Saslow On Thursday, September 24, 2009 I attended an “iTunes Live from SoHo” jam session featuring the indie pop band named Phoenix. The Apple Store in SoHo, between Prince and Greene Street, sponsors free live concerts from a variety of artists such as British soul […]

Chloe’ Skye Weiser     [A     JMS] Arts of NYC (Seminar 1) / Professor Saslow Project 2: Music and Formal Analysis I attended a concert of the Queens College Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Justin J. Comito, at LeFrak Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 28th. Due to the predominantly brass, wind and percussion instruments being played – […]

Christina M. Christodoulou        [A–     JMS]                                                   Music and Formal Analysis Nov. 1, 2009                                                                                                           Professor Saslow People around the world consider music to be a special and meaningful thing. Everyone enjoys hearing his or her favorite songs. They create a certain feeling within the listener or can have a special […]

Michelle Chan             [A     JMS] Professor Saslow Arts in NYC Nov 1, 2009 Music Paper The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College is often the host of musical performances by Queens College’s own orchestra, alumni, or even the school’s own faculty. On October 26th’s crisp fall afternoon the school hosted its second alumna recital […]

Response Paper: Music – Form           [A–     JMS] Sara Wong On October 9, 2009, I went to Perch, a café in Park Slope, Brooklyn.  Perch is a fairly new restaurant on a busy avenue that attracts families, couples, locals, and young adults at all hours of the day and all days of the week.  It holds […]

     [A–    JMS] On Wednesday, October 28, I attended The Queens College Chamber Winds performance in the Lefrak Concert Hall. This was not just any concert; my friend Elyssa was a performer, playing the euphonium. As one would expect, there were all different types of wind instruments, consisting of the basic flutes and trumpets, along […]

Music Project: Shrek the Musical    [A–       JMS] When my mother said that she had free tickets to see Shrek the Musical, I was a little hesitant at first.  I was worried that we would be out of place at a show designed for little children. However, those fears were completely unfounded.  The show is based […]

Arts in NYC Music & Formal Analysis                 [B+     JMS] My Nickelback Concert Experience: Some individuals have an appreciation for music. There are those who occasionally listen to music and finally there are those who worship music. I am one of those people that absolutely loves music. I cannot drive somewhere without the radio on, […]

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