Monday - Wk16 - Movies & Music

Featured Topic: Movies In The Beginning

Module 15: Musical Theater *DUE Sunday, May 8
FORUM: Module 15.1: Movies & Music Discussion Forum
SUBMIT: Module 15.2: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Assignment
SUBMIT: Module 15.3: Silent Film Assignment
QUIZ: Module 15.4: Movies & Music Quiz
SONG CHECKS: Module 15.5: Opera Music Song Checks *8 songs

Good Morning Everyone!

Hope you had a great weekend! Today we begin one of my favorites, Module 15: Movies and Music. Time is getting short, so please be sure to get your work done so you can stay on track. Only a few more weeks before the Final Exam and End of the Semester.

The last day of the semester is Friday, May 20.

If you have any questions please let me know and I will be happy to help!

Have a great day!
Mrs. Moncrief
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Movies In The Beginning

We have Thomas Alva Edison to thank for giving us the movies and the sound to go along with them. Edison’s invention of the Phonograph, which recorded sound joined with the Projecting Kinetescope, which recorded motion pictures; created pictures with sound. It was all very primitive, and would not be until much later that a good synchronization between the two machines occurred, but it was the beginning to movie magic as we know it today. It is the speech, sound effects, and definitely the music that captures our hearts and imaginations in the world of cinema!

*First Edison silent movie clip in 1894 entitled, "Fred Ott's Sneeze"