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08/01/2008 14:36:00 Eric –  [email protected] Andy –  [email protected] Mel –  [email protected] February 21 st  – Midterm March 6 th  – Proposals due March 27 th  – Informal writing assignment due April 10 th  – final draft Edison invents the phonograph in 1877 Early music had a mono sound Artists such as Caruso were famous for arias  “Sweet Home Chicago” The essence of this track is three chords, blues form AAB format for lyrical phrase  Home position is important  A_____________ Entire phrase is I A_____________ Entire phrase is IV, back to I B_____________ V (sometimes IV), back to I (tonic) 12 bar blues form
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Importance of ‘Chicago’ o Movement of people post-WW1 o Blues style in Chicago is unique because of sources Technological Advancements Earliest was 78’ vinyl Magnetic tape allowed multiple tracks to be recorded onto a single tape, more  microphones / the end of mono Electronic microphone is invented, crooner sub-genre is invented Electric guitar, originally amplified acoustic guitar Les Paul, would spend his days tinkering with guitars “Race” Music Music created, produced, and listened to by a specific race ‘Okeh’ Records, both pejorative and representative  Lewis Jordan, “Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie” Blues paradigm  Piano, Saxaphone, trumpet Wynonie Harris, “Good Rockin’ Tonight” Blues Saxaphone, Trumpet, Bass, drums Billboard Magazine In 1949, Billboard changes names Hillbilly -> Country Western Look Out Sister
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08/01/2008 14:36:00 Music per 1945, three streams
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European American stream African American Stream Latin Stream  “Latin Tinge” Exemplified by music that came to the continental US through Caribbean 
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