History of Rock Music notes 1 24 11

History of Rock Music notes 1 24 11 - Music 125 Timothy...

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Music 125 Timothy Jones 1/24/11 Roots of Country Music North American form of music Influences on developing country music include: 2. American popular songs of 1800s 3. Blues of southern blacks 4. Southern religious music Four main instruments early country music 1. The fiddle, from Britain (Ireland and Europe) 2. The guitar, from Spain. 3. Mandolin from Italy 4. The banjo, from West Africa. Singing was rarely featured in early country music: When singing does become popular Lyrics tell a story, clearly, sometimes spoken, listener can understand story. Old-Time Music Folk based, dance music, Celtics influences
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Becomes American (Appalachian) Hillbilly Music Ex: Orchestra: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik –Mozart Celtic: Drowsy Maggie – Chieftans Eck Robertson made the first country recording in 1922 with old time fiddle tune: Sally Goodin’ Jimmie Rodgers The Father of Country Music Sept 8 th , 1897 – May 26 th , 1933 Blue Yodels #1 – 13 – formed early country style
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course MUS 125 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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