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Unformatted text preview: Art Rock – Part 1 Aaron Copland IV. Hoe-down from Rodeo *** in late 60’s some rock artists started to explore more folk, some country, some jazz, some new electronic techniques. In each case, rock as a style was enriched. There was an exciting realization that rock as a musical language was flexible and could be enhanced by relating to other musical styles Rock music people wanted to create importance and lasting of classical music Roots of Art Rock…- Classical music- Musical theatre (rock opera or “poperetta” – combining opera and pop Classical music Listening to classical music… Presents new challenges compared to many other types of music: o Length o Pace – our pace is so fast today, classical music has slow pace o More instrumental than vocal – there is opera though o Can be musically dense, filled with many ideas – we’re used to listening to a simple melody instead of complex ideas Why bother?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course MUSI 10073 taught by Professor Garwell during the Fall '08 term at TCU.
- Fall '08