Time to study for that exam? Time to write a term paper? Here are some tips to start.
Using words to describe music is not simple, but nothing is more useful in the struggle to understand what we do as musicians.
Overview of the Procedure for a Research Assignment
You're listening to a piece of music and an idea strikes you. You have a question and need to find an answer. Or your professor has assigned a paper. Here's how to start.
Primary and Secondary Sources
In assembling library materials for projects, make sure you can distinguish primary and secondary sources.
Have you ever felt so prepared to write a paper that you're over-prepared?
Formulating a Thesis
It's time to insert your own voice into the ongoing conversation about the music that interests you most.
Citations give credit to the people whose work you are using. They also make your own train of thought clear and transparent.