Music 2

Journal subject: The Banjo: An American Sketch, by Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Write from the perspective of an audience member at a recital performed by Gottschalk in America in 1856 during which he performed The Banjo: An American Sketch. Note the varying influences on the piece from the text in Chapter 5, and note the opposing attitudes towards Gottschalk’s compositions. Take a side or a perspective, and write a journal in the first-person describing the experience.

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.