Listen to the following two musical examples listed below.
Discuss where and how these musical examples fit into the American musical landscape. Describe the differences between the American musical and American Opera, using these two examples as the subjects of your discussion. See if you can link these musical genres to earlier precedents, and speculate on what contemporary forms these examples may have influenced.
Then,write brief commentaries on two other essays by other students (from the file named ‘other students’) Provide your peer review by rating the essays using the simple rating system.