Wednesday, March 3, 2010
POS: Literature Quiz
1. Describe Levitin's argument linking a love of music to evoulutionary theory. What claim does he make? How does he support this claim? Cite excerpts to support your response.
2. Describe Oliver Sack's anecdote regarding Tony Cicoria. What does his story suggest about music and the brain? Cite excerpts to support your response.
3. Accoring to Sacks, is the iconic profile of the "blind musician" substantiated or unsubstantiated ? Explain.
4. How has Radiohead's rogue release of In Rainbows changed the music industry? What might this represent to producers and consumers of music?