American Puritanism 

 Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11: Daniil Trifonov & the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra :

Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Viktor Tretyakov, violin)

1) Identify and describe the style, historical context/period, and principal musical features of each piece.
2) Include discussion of your perception. What did you find most striking and memorable? If you liked the piece, why? If not, why not?
3) Your report should demonstrate knowledge of stylistic context (what style, genres do you find, describe them).
4) Your report should demonstrate knowledge of historical context (in what historical period were the works written in, what elements, features of that period can be found in these works?).

  1. Design a play. Read a play that we have not discussed in class, and design the set or the costumes. Make some drawings and email ’em to me.” 4