Chapter 7 Assignment

Chapter 7 Assignment - Wayne Kocher MHL 145 Durant 11-8-10...

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Wayne Kocher MHL 145 – Durant 11-8-10 Chapter 7 Assignment A. Study Questions 1. The recording ban impacted bebop by masking its inception to the general public; since bebop originated in Harlem, chances are if you did not visit Harlem during the ban, you did not know bebop existed until its first recordings began to emerge in 1944. 2. Bebop set itself apart from swing in a few different ways. The rhythm of bebop is much more syncopated and unpredictable than swing. Drummers would play off beat accents called dropping bombs as opposed to pounding each beat in swing; similarly, pianists would mirror this as well. The harmony of bebop involves heavy reharmonization of songs and forms that replaced existing standards to make them more complex, like adding multiple chords to an existing swing form. The melody of bebop differed from swing by having unexpected and disorienting twists and turns and odd interval leaps, basically outgrowths of improvisations. 4.
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