MUS347 Test 3 Notes

MUS347 Test 3 Notes - MUS347 Test 3 Notes Big Bands:...

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MUS347 Test 3 Notes Big Bands: - Origins o Marching Bands – Jazz Cornet Trombone, Sax, Tuba, Drums (John Phillip Suza) Rhythm Section Turn of the century, large organizations Frank Johnson first world war Instrumentation distinguishes these organizations John Phillip Suza leader of military bands Fire depts. Municipal organ. Police. Service clubs. Important entity of social fabric o Marching Dixieland Bands Improvisation Lead and support instruments Cornet Clarinet Trombone Trap Set Much of the same as marching, but many instantces, but much would be improvised In Dixie, if they were playing marches, they would be improvised. If indoor, they’d have different approaches, improv, lead and support instruments Cornet preferred to trumpet Trumpet didn’t blend as easily and wasn’t warm like cornet Clarinet and drums, and cornet and trap set 1920 o Dixieland Bands: Creoles Black Codes of 1724 Really addressed endentured servents One could buy freedom after 5 years If you were slave you could then be property owner Have a position in society Plessy vs Fergusson 1896 segregation was allowed separate by equal Never was equal Storyville Division of new Orleans created by political alderman Story and one prostitute that worked there named it Storyville
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1 sq mile where efforts were made to put all illegal and unsavory activities at. Storyville was where anyone could find a job, prostitution, sporting houses, or bars or dance halls Traffic was navy and was closed down along with military folks and had limited access after 1912 Anything you wanted you could find in storyville Segragation Act of 1897 Secret Societies (ex. Quadroon) Religious or social There were organizations put together as part of them there were scoail functions Social Functions Coanas club and lions club do good for community Ku Klux Klan did damage to societies Octaroongs and Quadroons societies that were mixed. Basis for commercial and financial organizations and important to creole Creoles Creoles of color, of mixed heritage and racially segregated themselves Racially segregated participants Link between European music and African American music Freddie “King” Kepperd o Was creole o Him and his band were the first to leave new Orleans o Toured the us from 1912 to 1918 o Never recorded because that was his intellectual property o No laws existed to protect recordings at the time o Didn’t want to record because someone could copy his style o Then someone else would be paid for his style o He then moved to chicago and invited joe oliver cornetist to join his band then later took over from Kepperd o Oliver did record with instrumentalist Louis Armstrong in Chicago o In 1920’s most of these players were string players so King Oliver had a marching band, a Dixie band and for evening engagements a small orchestra o The musicians could read and make music
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course MUS 347 taught by Professor Mook during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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MUS347 Test 3 Notes - MUS347 Test 3 Notes Big Bands:...

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