Unit VI Louisiana's Musical Landscape
Lesson 3 Generaltional Music Communities

Generational Music Communities Survey

Name ______________________________________           Date ____________________

Team up with another classmate and ask the following questions. Write your answers on this sheet or on a separate sheet of paper.

  1. What is the name of a song that you have learned from an older person?

  2. What are the lyrics to the first verse of the song?

  3. Is the song sung in English or in another language?

  4. Are there gestures or body movements to go with the song? Can you dance to it?

  5. Have you changed the song since you learned it? If "yes," how so?

  6. When, where, with whom, and how often do you sing the song? Is it on an ordinary or special occasion?

  7. What is the name of the person who taught you to sing the song?

  8. Describe the person who taught you the song, including the following:

    Relationship (aunt, uncle, friend, etc.):




  9. If you could teach the song to someone, who would it be, and why?

  10. Why do you think this person taught you the song? Simply for fun? To continue a family tradition? To continue a religious tradition? Other?

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