This week we are going to see the works of painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. You can read about his background here. AND In this article you can read about some of the musicians he influenced.
You are going to create a piece of music based on a work of art.
Steps to the Assignment
1. Pick a work of art. Here are some websites where you can see famous paintings:
Once you have chosen your work of art, email Ms. Simmons to let her know. Do this by Tuesday, April 21st.
2. Think about the painting you've chosen, and how you intend to capture it in music. Write a one-paragraph proposal explaining what the important features of the painting are, and how you intend to capture them in music. Do this by Wednesday, April 23rd.
3. Write your piece! It can be any style/genre you like, as long as it captures your work of art and is at least 2 minutes long. Do this by Thursday, April 30th.
So to summarize:
Selection of work of art due Tuesday, April 21st
One-paragraph proposal due Thursday, April 23rd
Share your piece with the class Thursday, April 30th