Music 1

Journal subject: Chester, by William Billings.

Write from the perspective of a congregation member of a Massachusetts church that has adopted William Billings’ The New-England Psalm-Singer around the year 1772. Draw upon the material in Chapter 1 to formulate and imagine how a congregation member might feel about the new book in light of the political material and the musical material. Respond in the first-person as the congregation member; writing thoughts and feelings about the music, text, culture, political climate, religious implications, etc.

One page = one entire page. 12-point Arial or Times New Roman font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins with NO heading or title. Write in first-person, but please use complete sentences