Music 162 notes midterm 1

Music 162 notes midterm 1 - Music 162 Spring 2008 American...

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Music 162, Spring 2008  American Popular Song  Lecture outlines Week1 I) FORM       A.Types of form Sectional AABA Strophic Verse and Chorus Cyclical (call/response) II) HARMONY Harmony and "functional" harmony 12-bar blues progression        III) TEXTURE Unison vs. contrast Homophony vs. polyphony polyrhythm IV) RHYTHM Beat/pulse tempo meter (triple vs. duple) V) TIMBRE       Instrumentation VI) MELODY       range, register        Week 2 European Folk Music ballads LISTEN: "Four Marys" online CD1:1 dance music LISTEN: "Soldier's Joy" online CD1:2 African American music spirituals LISTEN: "Let Me Ride," online CD1:3        Church Music Hymnals  -1640 Bay Psalm Book  -Isaac Watts 1719 (England)
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-John Wesley fr. 1730s  -Moody and Sankey 1875 Gospel Hymns and Sacred Songs  18th c. Singing School movement--Legacies Professional Entertainment English ballad opera       The Beggar's Opera, by John Gay, 1728 Italian opera        (bel canto) Public Concerts Pleasure gardens Musical variety shows  Municipal symphonies (1889 Chicago Symphony) The Minstrel Show History       Ethiopean delineators       T.D. Rice's "Jim Crow" 1829       Virginia Minstrels (Dan Emmet) 1843 Performance conventions  Characters Sambo, Jim Crow, Old Darky, Zip Coon, Mammy, Mulatress Meanings  African American Professionals LISTEN: "Nobody," Bert Williams, online CD 1:7 MUSIC PUBLISHING Broadside ballads Copyright act of 1790 PARLOR MUSIC Stephen Foster (1826-1864)       LISTEN: "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair" 1854  On-line CD1:4 VAUDEVILLE Tony Pastor's Opera House, 1865 in NYC  Variety of performance genres TIN PAN ALLEY
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Charles Harris (1867-1930)        LISTEN: "After the Ball" On-line CD1:5 Jewish contributions to popular music
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