For Essay #3, decide which musical work you would nominate for the Pulitzer Prize. The work does not need to be from the 2020s.
Research the criteria for nomination on Pulitzer’s official site: https://www.pulitzer.org
1. Provide an overview of the nominee’s creative background and output, and your rationale for the nomination. Your rationale should consider the work’s purpose, type-specific expectations, originality, composer’s and performer’s skill, and the work’s contribution to society.
2. Provide a detailed descriiption of at least two works by the nominee: the inspiration and context of the composition; when and where it was premiered; the performance force, form, and notable musical parameters.
3. Include a URL to the performance of the work where available.
Please include footnotes in the body of the essay on any sources you consulted, as well as a bibligiography. For proper citation, consult Purdue OWL: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html
Your essay should be a minium of 600 words in length (please include a word count). Please provide an original title, write in complete sentences, indent paragraphs, and proofread. Your essay will be graded on content and style. Submit the completed essay in word document only to the Assignment Portal on Bb before the end of the day on April 22. All assignment turned in after that time will be subject to the course’s late work grading policy.