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Unformatted text preview: Good morning! If you are waiting to find out if you are in the class thanks for your patience so far! We will finalize the enrollment this afternoon. Discussion sections WILL meet this week. However, if you are not yet assigned to a section, this will not be held against you. Stay tuned... I'm My Own Walkman Bobby Mcferrin, 1984 Musical terms: Syncopation Rhythm Meter Setting the stage: the th 19 century Mississippi River Valley (mid1800s) Minstrelsy 1st American popular music Jim Crow De Boatmen Dance Zip Coon Mainstream popular song trends "Tin Pan Alley" Sentimental ballads/Parlor songs Stephen Foster Old Folks at Home, 1852 Casta Diva, fr. Norma Bellini) Mainstream popular song trends Venues Vaudeville & other musical theater Cafes, cabarets, beer gardens, etc. Music-making in the home James Thornton, "When You Were Sweet Sixteen," 1898 George M. Cohan, "The Yankee Doodle Boy", fr. Little Johnny Jones, 1904 Mainstream popular song trends Municipal & Military bands Marches Schottisches, waltzes, and other dance tunes Arrangements of hymns and spirituals Venues Parades Parks & public bandstands Picnics, funerals, and parties Ad hoc gatherings Rural folk musics Fiddle, guitar, and banjo tunes Work songs, hollers, calls "Lining" hymns & communal prayers Country blues "Po' Boy Blues," John Dudley "Old Joe Clark" "Nearer, My God, To Thee" Ragtime vs. March Stars & Stripes Maple Leaf Rag John Philip Sousa, 1897 Scott Joplin, 1899 Mark Twain & Shakespeare ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2008 for the course AM ST 105 taught by Professor Stevenpond during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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