- When do you usually listen to music?
- What type of music do you listen to?
- prohibit /proh-HIB-it/
- get-together /GET-tuh-geth-er/
- measure /MEZH-er/
- recital /ri-SAHYT-l/
- demonstrate /DEM-uhn-streyt/
[verb] to prevent a particular activity
The use of mobile phones is prohibited during class.
[noun] a gathering of people; one or more people meet
The school batch ‘91 get-together will be held in the university auditorium.
[noun] a method for dealing with a situation
The World Health Organization (WHO) suggested measures to keep people from getting sick.
[noun] a performance of music or poetry, usually given by one person or a small group of people
Lisa is nervous for her violin recital.
[verb] to show something
Michael demonstrated his skills in painting by using only a pencil and paper.
Levit said to his online listeners, “Let’s bring the house concert into the 21st century!” His 25-minute piano recital received over 6,000 likes and 1,500 retweets. Aside from Levit, the Staatsoper Opera House and the Philharmonie Berlin Orchestra also demonstrated their music using the internet.
- What was prohibited due to the coronavirus?
- Based on the article, why does Germany plan to close public transportation?
- What did Igor Levit use to share his music online?
- How many likes and retweets did Igor’s performance receive?
- Aside from Levit, who else shared their music online?
- Would you consider Levit’s show online a smart way to gain more listeners? Please explain.
- Would you prefer online shows rather than live performances? Why or why not?
- Do you think classical music is still popular at this age? Please explain your answer.
- What could be the advantages of sharing music online?
- How do you think free concerts online affect people nowadays? Please give at least 2 reasons and explain.