Music Report(Chicano)

Describe the vocal and instrumental performance and the lyrics, paying special attention to: 


a) The instruments that stand out and any solo instrumental parts. 


b) Technique used in strumming, plucking, bowing, etc. 


c) Vocal production: breath control and vowel placement in singing technique; use of chest 


voice or falsete.


d) Singing style: phrasing. 


e) Lyrics (Refer to the reader for translations.): Do the lyrics convey any message? Is 


there any imagery used? What is the tone of the lyrics? Defiant? Tender? Remorseful? 


Passionate? Detached? Lyrically, is this a happy, sad, introspective, or superficial piece? 


f) List the following at the beginning of review:


1. Title of the selection and genre: son jarocho, son de mariachi, huapango, corrido, etc. 


2. Name of the composer (if known). 


3. Name of the vocalist or ensemble.