Rock to Bach Test 2

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Rock to Bach Test 2 Extra Credit Opportunity-Bring the program write a 3 page double spaced paper no later than 10 days after the event to get 20 extra points 2/7 The Beatles-Saviors of Rock and Roll VH1’s List of 100 Greatest Albums -#11 The White Album -#10 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band -#8 Abbey Road -#6 Rubber Soul -#1 Revolver Billboard Magazine Reader’s 100 -#6 Abbey Road -#5 White Album -#3 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band -#1 Revolver Will Beatlemania ever end? Reflections on the musical landscape in the early 1960’s -vestiges of the 1950’s -the emerging folk music trend (including calypso) -Surf music -Dance music craze AND Doo Wop Groups -The Drifters -On Broadway
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-There Goes My Baby -Up On The Roof -The Coasters -Searchin’ -The Shadow Knows -Little Egypt (Ying Yang) -Incredible list of one and two hit Doo-Wop wonders “The Fab Four”-Saviors of Rock and Roll -Early Days, Liverpool -John Lennon(1940)-was a troubled you kid -Ringo Starr(1940), real name was Richard Starkey-was sick as a child -Paul McCartney(1942) -George Harrison(1943) -The Quarrymen -1956, Paul & John invited to join -1958, George joins them -Ringo not with them yet -Pete Best, original drummer -Buddy Holly & the Crickets -Beetle the insect -“Beat” music -the result-“The Beatles” -Hamburg, Germany-1960 -Return to England, December 1960 -their home became the Cavern Club -The Team -Brian Epstein, manager
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-George Martin, producer & music consultant -the band: musicians & songwriters -EMI Records (Capitol in U.S.) -Success in England -By 1963, #1 Group in England -Conquering the U.S.(not as easy) -Dec. 26, 1963…released I Want to Hold Your Hand & I Saw Her Standing there… -#1 by Jan. 15, 1964 -Feb. 7, 1964…The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million viewers -Motion Picture: A Hard Day’s Night (1964) -1 st album of all original songs -Another motion picture: Help -Rubber Soul (1965) -“the transformational album” (now talking about social and complicated issues) -Norwegian Wood. 1 2 3 4 5 6…duple meter. Use a new instrument the sitar -Nowhere Man. Form: a a b a a b a b -The Religion Blunder (1966) -John Lennon said they were more popular than Jesus -Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)-huge success -IESD/M moves toward intellectual -She’s Leaving Home-uses harp and a four string cortet. Triple meter. -A Day in the Life (42 string players) -Sang about the drug culture -Musical Innovations -use of latest technology -meters beyond duple, to triple and 6/8 -melodies with larger ranges
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-harmonic expansion beyond I, IV, & V -introduction of new instruments, new timbres -Brian Epstein’s Death (1968) -Success Continues for a While -Abby Road-was their last album -“technological plum” -1970 everyone but ringo starr puts out a singles album but then in 1971 Starr did as well -a sequence of events…produced Let It Be finally. 2/12
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