Honors Project…Complete!

For the last two years I’ve learned how to play Edward MacDowell’s “Woodland Sketches” for the piano. Since January I’ve studied his biography, reading anything I could get my hands on about MacDowell.

And today I printed the final copy of my project.

I wrote ten poems, each inspired by a piece in “Woodland Sketches.” In total, I wrote a 12-page paper, 10 poems, and 3 work cited pages. I’m happy to come to the end of this project, but I’m looking forward to recording my piano performances of the pieces and readings of my poems this spring semester.

For a video of the first piece, “To a Wild Rose,” see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yheSY_nKfGY&feature=related.

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