different musical genres and sounds

MUS 320 Over time, different musical genres and sounds have emerged from traditional influences. For this assignment, you will choose to analyze either Old-Time Music or Race Records and focus on how these traditional genres helped to create sounds we are accustomed to hearing today. Discuss how this traditional genre helped to transform the music industry as we know it today.
• Choose a song from your chosen traditional genre and compare it with a more current musical piece to support your points and illustrate the musical influence.
• Include the following basic information for both songs chosen:
o Title
o Composer
o Year of composition
o Instruments
o Performers
o Specific musical characteristics, such as text, texture, form, melody, harmony, rhythm and genre.
• Be sure to include the web links to the musical pieces you are comparing.

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