Onlon Nancarrows career and his relation to Player piano”

2) The career of an artist, composer, performer, or group. Explore how their work is informed by, or reliant on, any aspect of media or technology. You may wish to focus on any broad themes we cover in the course: i.e., how does technology contribute to an artistsa identity? How has media contributed to an artistsa success? What are the historically-situated circumstances vis a vis musical technology that have factored into a particular artistsa creative work?

In all cases (even if you propose a different topic) your paper must be critical, coherent, and convincing in its approach to your topic. This paper is an academic research project, not an editorial or opinion piece. As such, you are obligated to consult and properly cite secondary sources, and fold into your argument a broader discussion of relevant scholarship. In short, you must do a bit of research to support how and why your own interpretations are sound and worth considering.

Onlon Nancarrows career and his relation to Player piano”

Topic: The career of an artist, composer, performer, or group. (In this case, Conlon Nancarrows career) Explore how their work is informed by, or reliant on, any aspect of media or technology. You may wish to focus on any broad themes we cover in the course: i.e., how does technology contribute to an artistsa identity? How has media contributed to an artistsa success? What are the historically-situated circumstances vis a vis musical technology that have factored into a particular artistsa creative work?
1. A substantial and well-written paragraph (250 words max.) containing the following:
An identifiable and manageable paper topic
A clear research question
An indication of some kind of methodology (i.e., how you will go about pursuing your research question)
A thesis statementa an intriguing idea or hypothesis that combines elements of original thinking with an informed awareness of relevant scholarship on your topic.
2. A bibliography (SINGLE SPACED) of 4-6 items. Your bibliography should demonstrate that youave done enough advance research to formulate a plausible thesis, but it does not have to be annotated. Although you are encouraged to consult a variety of sources, remember that blogs, websites, YouTube, and Wikipedia DO NOT constitute appropriate scholarly sources. Your bibliography should primarily contain books, book chapters or essays from edited volumes, scholarly articles, and in some cases, encyclopedic entries; non-peer reviewed sources are acceptable only as supplementary items.

*Please use simple English because I am not a native speaker. AND I will also ask you to wright the full research essay so please keep a copy of my proposal and the bibliography.