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9/30/08 1 Lecture 9, Sept. 30 Mass Media & Early 20 th Century Musical Styles Country & Bluegrass 9/30/08 2 Effects of technological change in early 20th century mass production provides affordable instruments recording & radio: new performance contexts commercial media expand into new rural, ethnic & racial markets in 1920s regular radio shows, with commercial sponsors compete with recordings at first then use recordings to fill air time performance conventions adapted to these new contexts musicians respond to preferences of radio sponsors & listeners & time limitations of new media 9/30/08 3 Changes in musical transmission & careers face to face contact no longer necessary — move beyond local community music preserved beyond a performer’s lifetime repertoire size & stylistic diversity are affected new professionalism: music career became possible for more people musicians who had performed only for family & friends could build careers professional musicians found new opportunities — not just as comic acts on the vaudeville circuit 9/30/08 4 Racialized Marketing Categories audiences & performers segregated, especially in South record companies in 1920s created separate categories: hillbilly records of White musicians for White buyers race records of Black musicians for Black buyers separated musical practices: string bands vs.
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