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Unformatted text preview: Development of the music industry 1900 to 1920 Lecture # 1- January 7, 2010 Teacher Me • High school • How she experienced music: • Country music- Dad • Rock- Abba-Dad • A lot of radio: mainstream • Cassette tapes, recorded songs from the radio, made mixed tapes • Collected music from the library • Would read billboard-top 100 countdown • Walkman • Bruce springstein-born in the usa, first cassette • Found U2, still loves U2 • First concert was in grade 9 • Hesitant to adopt to cds, because it didn’t give her the ability to download her own songs from the radio, or borrow cassettes • How I experienced • How is it different? • Not hesitant to adopt new technology • We have a greater accessibility, music is a lot more accessible • Youtube- can discover music form anywhere around the world • Music industry less dependent on infiltrating our choices • More illegality • Music more economized • Music more portable, own listening space with ipods • Share music with friends and other people • Going to clubs, listening to music • Music culture is clearly different • what were the primary ways people experiences music during this time?- people played their own music- people listen to live music (concert, musical theatre) • what was Tin Pan Alley?- Became an important part of the music industry- Sheet music became the main commodity of the music industry- Music publishers and song writers- They all ended up in NYC in the area called “tin pan alley’= center of...
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