The paper "Full Orchestra Needs Conductor with Enough Knowledge to Make Quality Music" is an outstanding example of a music capstone project. This chapter will present the research chosen topic for the project. It will also discuss in details the methodologies used for carrying out the research and why they were used instead of others. Reason for Research. Over the years, orchestras have been doing great performances. However, the role of a conductor has always been ignored despite the efforts they put to make shows a success. Therefore as a way of understanding a conductor’ s importance in an orchestra, it was important to carry out research.
The research will however not be complete without knowing the necessary skills and knowledge that he or she should possess in order for the performance to be of great quality. Research Question. Does full orchestra need a conductor to guide and manage it? What are the necessary skills and knowledge that a full orchestra conductor should have to create quality music? Overview of Methods of Research The study was done using primary and secondary sources. In the research, I used observation and interviews are primary sources.
Books and journals were also used to complete the assignment as secondary sources. All materials used in the research were well referenced. Conclusion. My chosen topic for this research is orchestras and conductors. The next chapter will focus on explaining why I choose this particular topic. Chapter Two – Research Questions Introduction The chapter gives the research question and its formulation. It also shows the relationship between the conductors and the orchestra. Below are the research questions, formulation and conclusion. The research question Does full orchestra need a conductor to guide and manage it? What are the necessary skills and knowledge that a full orchestra conductor should have to create quality music? Formulation The role of a conductor is sometimes not known in a full orchestra.
Some people argue that a full orchestra can operate and be success full while another state that a conductor is needed to guide and manage it. I will investigate the skills and knowledge that the conductors need to have so that the orchestra can create good quality music. I will use different methods such as observation, interviews, books and journals to collect all the necessary information. Conclusion In the interest to answer the research questions, I used various sources which include both primary and secondary sources.
I got more information from different sources to ensure that the results obtained were not biased. Chapter Three – literature review Introduction In this chapter, my main aim is to determine whether a full orchestra needs a conductor. Therefore I will use a wide selection of literary materials to get a higher understanding of the selected topic. Focusing on the historical development of the conducting profession will be a great basis for my paper. Setting of parameters The purpose of conducting a literature review is to gain a piece of background information relating to my research questions.
This information could enhance the comprehension of the literacies written about, the necessary skills and knowledge that a conductor should possess and how he should conduct the orchestra. Combining the facts gathered from the literature review will prove effective in that I will gain detailed information necessary for answering my research questions in a satisfactory manner.
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