2_2_Thurs - Todays Class American popular music in the 18th...

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± ¨ Music 106 – 160 ¨ Tuesday, September 1, 2011 ¨ Good Afternoon! Today’s Class ¨ American popular music in the 18 th and 19 th century ¨ Vaudeville ¨ Tin Pan Alley ¨ Irving Berlin ¨ Elements of Music ¤ Beat, Rhythm, Meter & Measures ¨ More . . . Parlor Songs ¨ One melody repeated over and over with a changing lyrical verse ¤ Called strophic form ¨ Usually about three chords ¤ Chord is a configuration of three or more notes played at the same time Stephen Foster (1826 – 1864) Greatest American song composer of the 19 th century Vaudeville ¨ A type of variety show and a new form of entertainment in the 1880 ` s Tin Pan Alley ¨ 1880s Center for the new music publishing business. Located in the theater district of New York City
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± l After the Ball z ¨ First million selling song in American history ¤ In 20 years it sold 10 million and after its first year was bringing in $25,000 per week ¤ Waltz ¤ Written by Milwaukee born Charles K. Harris Irving Berlin ¨ Born in Russia in 1888
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MUS 106 taught by Professor Bratt during the Fall '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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