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June 14, 2006 Basic elements of music Rhythm – pulse; “the beat”; accent (emphasis); tempo (speed of pulse – fast v. slow, regular v. irregular); meter (regular grouping of pulses); rhythm Melody (pitch) Harmony Sound (timbre – pronounce ‘tamber’) Shape (form) Tempo – regular; John Phillip Sousa; Stars and stripes forever Tempo – irregular; Bing Crosby; Brother can you spare a dime Syncopation (where accents of rhythm of melody don’t fall on the regular pulses); Scott Joplin; Maple Leaf Rag Ragtime: short, long, short rather than short, short, long or long, short, short Swing rhythm (looser); Jellyroll Morton (playing Scott Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag ) Backbeat (accent beats 2 and 4): primary accents one and three (bass drum & bass), beat 3 and 4 (snare drum or
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Unformatted text preview: simple); popular in country and rock Peter, Paul and Mary (clap on 1 and 3), Sugarcult (clap on 2 and 4) Divisive rhythm : divided pulse – everything happens between pulse; ISU drumline Stride-X Additive rhythm : having a steady pulse and adding a hiccup; Bulgarian Women’s Choir Dyulmano, Dyulbero Ceremonial music; Native American Intertribal Grand entry : dancers (costumes), order of entrants : honor guard (dignitaries), head male dancers, head female dancers, tribal princesses, honored guests Songs and singers : the drum, origin, players, the head singer Song structure (movement of a song): leader, 2 nd voice, honor beats (3), 2nd chorus, above structure repeated 4 or 5 times...
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