WORKSHEET
Discovering and Documenting a World of Music
By David B. Reck et.al.


1. In which ways would seeking out a nearby musical world improve your personal life?
 
 
 
 
 
 

2. How can organizing principles like family, generation, avocation, religion, ethnicity, regionalism, nationalism, and commercialism affect selecting a subject for music research?
 

Family

Generation

Avocation

Religion

Ethnicity

Regionalism

Nationalism

Commercialism
 
 

3.  What characterizes a "field work"?
 
 

4.  Briefly describe the four approaches to choose a research subject.
 
 

5.  Why is narrowing your topic advisable?
 
 

6.  How would you use the library for your research?
 
 

7. What suggestions are recommended to approach the people involved in your project?
 

8. 'Participation' and 'Observation' have advantages and disadvantages. Explain.
 

9.  How would you avoid harming people related to your research?
 

10. Support the fact that, the simpler the equipment, the better it is.
 

11. The tape recorder can be a most valuable research tool when used properly. Explain how?
 

12. What kind of limitations do 'leading questions' convey?
 

13. Rehearse 'open-ended' questions that provide the consultant to speak comfortably.
 

A)

B)

C)
 

14. To what extent can an autobiography be significant for your project?
 

15. Point out the relevance of questionnaires in musical research.
 

16. What suggestions are taken into consideration for the final research step?