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Unformatted text preview: influenced by Tin Pan Alley Classic Blues​ ­ music recorded in the 1920s; were usually composed and published as sheet music; were sung by women accompanied by a band Blue Note​ ­ note played at a slightly lower pitch than that of the major scale; these are notes that don’t seem to exist; Bessie Smith​ ­ blues singer who sang “Lost Your Head Blues”; signed by Columbia Records Carter Family​ ­ folk music group from Virginia; group consisted of AP Carter, Sara, and Maybelle; sang Gospel Ship Grand Ole Opry​ ­ country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee; presented the biggest stars of its genre since 1925; country legends such as Hank Williams and Carter Family performed there ASCAP​ ­ American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers; organization that protects its members music copyrights by monitoring public performances of its music and compensates them accordingly Country Western​ ­ western music reflected the wide open prairie of the cowboys; Gene Autry was one of the first singing cowboys; country western was defined as cowboy music; Nashville became the center of country and western music with the Grand Ole Opry Rhythm and Blues​ ­ African American pop styles were known as rhythm and blues; largely influenced by gospel music; frequently employed call and response in their music Electric Microphone​ ­ invented in 1925; made crooning possible because singers didn’t have to shout their music. Heightened quality of music. Race Records​ ­ phonograph records marketed to African Americans; Black Swan was the first African American record company Mamie Smith​ ­ sang “Crazy Blues” for OKeh Records; first recording of vocal blues by an African American artist Country Blues​ ­ recorded around 1930s; sung by men accompanying themselves on guitar; songs were never notated: oral tradition 12­Bar Blues​ ­ structural pattern that consists of twelve groups of four­beat measures; its measures fall into 3 groups of 4; common structural pattern found in rhythm and ...
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