Francesca Mainiero Extra Credit Chapter 7

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Francesca Mainiero MUS 106 Section 1 Extra Credit: Chapter 7 1. What impact did the recording ban have on bebop? The recording ban took place from 1942 until 1944, which was the same time that bebop music was beginning to emerge. Without recording available to these up and coming bebop artist, the unique bebop sound was not heard by many outside of Harlem until years later in 1945. 2. Describe how rhythm, harmony and melody are different in bebop than in swing. Bebop rhythm focused more on syncopation using beats called “dropping bombs”, instead of the swing’s emphasize on hitting every beat. Bebop rhythm was much more free in their arrangement of notes and beats in unexpected portions of a song. 3. Describe some of the reasons that motivated the first generation of bebop musicians to develop the new style. One of the reasons for the motivation of bebop was the lack of interest in blacks to be hired in swing big bands. These big bands became a primarily white interest and as blacks were being pushed out they began searching for other music scenes that would allow them to play and experiment with their musical stylings. Also, the musical innovations brought about by singers such as Art Tatum, Coleman
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2011 for the course MUS 106 taught by Professor Markberney during the Spring '09 term at Rhode Island.

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