Media Studies 330W–Philip Louie-Fall 2010

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Entries for October 2nd, 2010

Musical Analysis Assignment

This assignment is subject to revision.  Comments and suggestions are welcomed. Musical Analysis Assignment Song: Violet Hill by Coldplay Click here to listen to the song: Violet Hill (audio) I. Description of the song (includes instrumentation, melody, arrangement, vocals, and lyrics) This was the first song off their fourth studio album, Viva La Vida or Death […]

Filene and Kyriakoudes Articles (Points of Interest) Journal #3

“Our Singing Country”: John and Alan Lomax, Leadbelly, and the Construction of an American Past The author of this essay, Benjamin Filene writes an interesting perspective on the Lomax family who collected American folk songs.  They were a travelling bunch of people who were scouting for talented musicians.  They wanted to preserve and popularize folk […]


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