1 full page each,
A) (El Pastor )
B) (Los Alegres de Terán)
Length: One (1) page, double-spaced, Times New Roman, size 12 font.
Describe the vocal and instrumental performance and the lyrics, paying special attention to:
a) The instruments that stand out and any solo instrumental parts.
b) Technique used in strumming, plucking, bowing, etc.
c) Vocal production: breath control and vowel placement in singing technique; use of chest voice or falsete.
d) Singing style: phrasing.
e) Lyrics (Refer to the reader for translations.): Do the lyrics convey any message? Is there any imagery used? What is the tone of the lyrics? Defiant? Tender? Remorseful? Passionate? Detached? Lyrically, is this a happy, sad, introspective, or superficial piece?
f) List the following at the beginning of each review:
- Title of the selection and genre: son jarocho, son de mariachi, huapango, corrido, etc.
- Name of the composer (if known).
Name of the vocalist or ensemble.