I will include several questions covering specific themes that you will choose from to write your response. Journal entries will generally be short, no less than 200 words to no more than 350 words (about 3 paragraphs). Use the spelling/grammar and word count tools in your word processor to make sure that you meet these requirements. You will not receive credit for journal entries that are shorter than the minimum length of 200 words. You can earn up to 20 points for each entry. You must post your journal entry by the due date as a thread in the designated Discussion Board. You will not receive credit for journal entries posted after the due date and time. The reading journal will be worth 30% of your grade.
ASSIGNMENT: Reading Journal
Journal entry on the textbook and presentation from 200 to 300 words.
Answer one of the following two questions: (Make sure you tell me (the edu birdie customer which question you have selected to answer)
What are some possible reasons why there is greater retention of African musical practices in the Spanish and French Caribbean compared to the British colonies and North America?
How does the West African heritage in Caribbean music compare with the European influence in Caribbean music?
Answer one of the following three questions:(Make sure you tell me (the edu birdie customer which question you have selected to answer)
What are some examples of Creole music and Neo-African music that are popular today? After reading the textbook and this week’s presentation what specific aspects of the genres that you named could be labeled as African, Indigenous or European?
What is/was the impact of the indigenous musical culture of the Taínos, Ciboney, and Carib Indians on Caribbean music after Columbus?