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Bessie Smith-Blues singer 1890—Ragtime= March form AA BB CC DD (16 Bar strains) Cakewalk rhythm, syncopation ScottJoplin 1900—Country Blues = Robert Johnson 1910s—Dixieland - Texture=polyphonic Meter= Quadruple Tempo=Fast 1920s—Early Jazz (Louis Armstrong) and Classic Blues 1930s—Swing- Big Band swing (Duke Ellington) 1940s—Bebob and Chicago Blues- Muddy Waters, Charlie Parker 1950s—Modal and Cool Jazz-Miles Davis (Cool Jazz) 1960s—Fusion Jazz Jazz Elements Emphasis on improvisation Based on chord progression/form Head-solo-head Swing Rhythm, compound subdivision Swing Elements 1930s Big Bands Timbre= instrumentation- sections Block voicing Melody= tuneful conjunct sometimes riff based Texture= Mostly homophonic, harmony-smooth predictable Form= Songform, 32 bar AABA Head-Solos-Head Emphasis on arrangement Blues Elements Meter- Duple, Tempo-fast/danceable or slow, Melody- Call and response, blue notes, microtones, disjunct (early) conjunct (later) Texture- homophonic Timbre- guitar acoustic, battlenect, rough raspy voice
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course EMUS 1832 taught by Professor Nunez,dani during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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