Use the Lecture Notes found under the Modules tab on the Canvas Home Page for this Course, MUSC 2310 G01, to answer the following multipart question:
Part One: Describe the cultural impact of Anglo Americans on Cajun Music of both the Accordion Period (mid 1920s to mid 1930s) and the String Band Period (mid 1930s to mid 1940s). In this part discuss 1) the reason(s) for the influx of Anglo Americans into the SW Louisiana Region, 2) the commercial impact of the Movie Industry, the Recording Industry, and the development of the Radio on SW Louisiana and on America in general, and 3) what styles of music from outside the area began to influence the development of Cajun music especially during the String Band Period.
The information needed to answer Part One can be found under the Modules Tab in Lecture Two: Cajun Music and It’s Development – Part Two, Cajun Music.
Part Two: Describe the differences between the Musical Perspectives of the European Tradition and the African Tradition with regards to the musical elements of Rhythm, Pitch, and Performance as discussed in Lecture Three: Creole and Zydeco Music and It’s Development – Part One, the African Influence, Jure, and Creole Music.
The information needed to answer Part Two can be found under the Modules Tab in Lecture Three: Creole and Zydeco Music and It’s Development – Part One, the African Influence, Jure, and Creole Music.
Part Three: List at least three forms of American Popular Music that influenced the creation of Swamp Pop.
The information needed to answer Part Three can be found under the Modules Tab in Lecture Four: Swamp Pop and It’s Development.
IMPORTANT: In order to get full credit for this assignment the student must, 1) answer all three parts of this assignment, 2) answer all three parts of this assignment as thoroughly as possible given the information in the Lecture Notes, and 3) turn in the assignment before the Assignment Deadline, which is Friday, December 1 by 11:59pm. This assignment is Pass/Fail. If all Parts are answered sufficiently and the assignment is turned in by the deadline the student will receive full points. However, if the student fails to sufficiently answer any of the Part of this assignment or fails to turn in the assignment by the deadline the student will receive a zero point for this assignment. This assignment is worth 15 points.