07 Band Music outline

07 Band Music outline - GMUS 203 Music in America Fall 2009...

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GMUS 203: Music in America Fall 2009 Lecture 10: Bands, Vaudeville, and Tin Pan Alley *STUDY GUIDE ONLINE *QUIZ THIS WEEKEND *EXAM ON THURSDAY AMERICAN MILITARY BAND MUSIC • Revolutionary war Fife and Drum - Fife very high pitch cuts through sounds of battle - Signals troup movements - • Role of bands in military life LISTEN: Lady Hope’s Reel loud fife and fast snare drums THE CIVIL WAR • The Most Influential event in U.S. History – Inspired much popular and military music • Regimental and Company Bands - regiments had brass band - Each company • Military Musicians 19TH CENTURY MILITARY MUSIC • Bands are ubiquitous • Few distinctions between bands and orchestras – Shared repertories: Overtures, arias, waltzes, polkas, marches, etc. LISTEN: “William Tell Overture” - Race Music 1
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GMUS 203: Music in America Fall 2009 Lecture 10: Bands, Vaudeville, and Tin Pan Alley POST-CIVIL WAR BAND MUSIC • Patrick Gilmore – Union Army bandmaster – Celebrated concert organizer
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