Documentary Review Guide
Watch a documentary that is justifiably related to the course subject matter.
Write a response to the documentary. Use the questions below as a guide. The response must be minimum 500 words. Academic writing is valued.
Watch the documentary
- Under African Skies – 2012
Use these questions as a guide.
1.Summarize the Documentary.
2.Describe the music.
b.If possible, include information regarding Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Timbre, Form, and Structure.
3.Describe the Historical and Cultural background of the music. The origins of the music.
a.Describe the way it developed.
b.The setting it developed in.
c.The culture that influenced its development.
4.Describe the performance of the music.
a.Describe the typical performance setting.
b.Describe the relationship between audience and performers.
5.Describe the functions of the music. (think of Alan Miriam’s ten functions of music)