2 questions each 150 words and please answer the whole question
(Video clips are Japanese Religions, Taiko Drummers, Koto, Shamisen, Shakuhatchi, Kabuki Theater #1, Kabuki Theater #2, Bunraku Puppet Theater, Noh Theater, Sokyoku and Gagaku Court Music )
(Audio examples Kabuki Theater “Dojoji”, Noh Theater “Hagoromo”, Sokyoku (Instrumental Sankyoku ensemble), Sokyoku “Juita Chidori”, Gagaku Court Music)
1.The use of silence is very important in traditional Japanese music. Discuss how this musical trait is related to religious and cultural ideals. Can you cite examples of this intentional use of silence in our audio and video examples.
Your discussion post should be around 150 words (5 pts), cover all of the topic points (5 pts), and be submitted on time (5 pts). You are also required to respond to at least one of your fellow classmate’s posts (5 pts), and give constructive feedback and/or pose questions that are relevant to the discussion topics. There are 20 points possible for this assignment.
2.Choose an AUDIO example (not video clip) from Unit 4: Japan and write a 150 word journal about it. Please utilize the listening guides in your textbook for this assignment. Include information about the audio example including the genre or style, instruments and form. What culture creates this music? What behaviors or activities are associated with this music? Also include your personal thoughts or feelings about your chosen audio example. Do you like it/dislike it? Why did you choose this particular example?
Your Journal should be around 150 words (5 pts), cover all of the topic points (5 pts), and be submitted on time (5 pts). There are 15 points possible for this assignment.