Those of you who would like to improve your midterm grade may take advantage of the following extra credit assignment:
Write a short essay (one paragraph) on each of the following topics:
1. In class we have been discussing several conventions composers use in creating melody. Name three of these conventions and discuss what they contribute to to successful melody.
2. What are accidentals? Name the three we have been using in class and explain how they work and why they are used.
In order to receive extra credit your assignment must:
-- be typed
-- use correct grammar and complete sentences (no bullet points)
-- demonstrate a real understanding of the concepts (hint -- if you didn't take notes, look it up).
-- be turned in on Wednesday. No late submissions will be accepted.