MUSC 106 - Class Notes - 11.15.07

MUSC 106 - Class Notes - 11.15.07 - MUSC 106: Class Notes...

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MUSC 106: Class Notes 11/15/07 Lecture #11 Three last Tuesdays in Ballroom. November 30 th  – deadline for 2 nd  listening example, all film reports. Tomorrow deadline for Ives report and 1 st  listening example Reviewing last week Devices used for tension and release. o Rubato o Phrasing o Dissonance o Ornamentation o Form (AABA) Don’t confuse rhythmic things and tempo. Improvisation: composing music as you play it. Ragtime: a composed jazz style of piano music, characterized by syncopated melody. Dixieland: an early style of ensemble jazz, normally played by 5-7 players, mostly improvised. “Field Hollers” Slaves not allowed to speak to one another Call-and-response songs to communicate. “Work Songs” Rhythmic call-and-response songs developed to ease the work/workday. Field hollers and work songs used to develop blues. Blues
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