All You Need Is Ears Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

George Martin
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does George Martin describe as one of his biggest hurts, during the Pepper era?

2. Which Beatles movie was produced with no assistance from George Martin?

3. In what year did George Martin receive the Britannia Award for being the top British record producer of the past twenty-five years?

4. As described early in Chapter 8, what was one of the main reasons George Martin enjoyed working with the Beatles?

5. How did the recording tape used at Capitol in 1958 differ from the tape used at Abbey Road?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe George Martin's complex relationship with Debussy's "L'Après-midi d'une faune." How did the piece enhance his understanding of orchestration?

Essay Topic 2

How does George Martin string together the various periods of his life, both professional and personal, and how does he interweave more technical discussions about music, architecture, filmmaking, and technology? Chapter by chapter, how does the book flow to create a cohesive autobiography?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the unique collaborative writing style employed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. In the opinion of George Martin, how are their individual styles unique?

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