African-American composer

There are one short videos, and answer some simple questions. Do not need to write too much details for each questions, just use simple and easy words as you can.

https://youtu.be/YXdHBZSY1c0

Q1 African-American composer William Grant Still based each movement of his composition on an artwork by a Harlem Renaissance artist. The last movement is based on a sculpture, Gamin, by August Savage. What do you think or feel when looking at this sculpture?

For more context, here’s a wiki link to artist Augusta Savage:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

and here is a wiki link to the Harlem Renaissance:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlem_Renaissance (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Q2 If you were a composer, and you wrote a piece of music that tried to capture the spirit of Savage’s sculpture, how would your piece sound? What instruments would you write for to get the kind of feeling you wanted to express?

https://youtu.be/z6Gn3U8zyHI

Q1 What are two major differences between the way these two composers have set these lyrics?

Q 2 Which interpretation do you connect with more, and why?

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