Choose a musical artist (from any music era) and provide a 1-2 page summary of the background or history of the artist. Next, pick one of his or her main works (songs or compositions) and explain:
- The meaning
- The musical elements
- The contribution that this piece has had to the development of music
If possible, find a way to listen to the piece so that you can comment on your reaction to the work. Your written assignment requires APA format, as well as in-text and full reference page citation.
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