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Chapter 23 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with: 1. Important musical developments, composers, and performers in cultivated and vernacular traditions before 1900. 2. The roots and stylistic development of jazz, especially ragtime, blues, New Orleans jazz, swing, bebop, and jazz-rock fusion. 3. The influence of jazz and blues in the concert hall. 4. The evolution of the American musical from operetta to the 1990s. 5. The styles of popular music since the 1950s. 6. The lives and music of Scott Joplin, Sippie Wallace, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, George Gershwin, and Leonard Bernstein. 7. West African drumming and South African choral music and their impact on American music. B. Listening Objectives
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Unformatted text preview: After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Hear and identify important style features of jazz, especially improvisation, jazz instruments and instrumental roles, syncopation and swing rhythms, and jazz ensembles (combos and big bands). 2. Hear and identify important styles of jazz, especially ragtime, blues, New Orleans jazz, swing, bebop, and jazz-rock fusion. 3. Follow the structure of important jazz works, especially twelve-bar blues and thirty-two-bar song forms. 4. Hear the influence of jazz and blues in music written for the concert hall. 5. Follow scenes and musical relationships in an American musical. 6. Hear significant features of Yoruba drumming and isicathamiya choral singing....
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