wk_3___Swing_2___Bebop_1 - Music 1313 Study Questions Week...

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Music 1313 Study Questions Week 3:  Swing (2): Swing and its times; Bebop (1) Informational questions:    1.  Compare the definition given for the term “riff” the  Grove Dictionary of Jazz  (PLEASE  READ: See the footnote below for help in finding it, as well as other research advice.) 1    Choose  one of the riffs in “Jumpin’ at the Woodside” and be able to sing it. Note the instrument(s) that  play your riff what other instruments are playing a contrasting riff 2.  Pretend you’re a recording engineer in 1923 (recording, say, “Dippermouth Blues”).  How  would you make sure that each instrument could be heard in balance with each other?   In  contrast, how would you balance the instruments in 1932, as you record “Moten Swing”?  What  advantages would you now have?  What instruments could you include on the recording that  likely wouldn’t have been possible before? 3.  Listen several times to Coleman Hawkins’ version of “Body and Soul” and to Charlie 
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2008 for the course MUSIC 1313 taught by Professor Pond, s during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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