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1 Intro to American Music ¨ Thursday, September 8, 2011 ¨ Welcome! Today In Class ¨ A-A-B-A Form ¨ Technology and American Popular Song ¨ The Crooners . . . ¤ Bing, Frank, Norah and more! ¨ B’Way Begins! ¨ “So You Want to Be a Producer” homework 32 Measure A - A - B - A Form ¨ Often uses the chord progression from l I Got Rhythm z by Ira Gershwin ¨ Usually 32 bars long ¨ l The Flintstones z is an example Counting A - A - B – A Form ¨ Two sections ¤ A section, which we hear three times, twice at the beginning, once at the end ¤ B section, or l Bridge z which we hear once in the middle 1 234, 2 234, 3 234, 4 234, 5 234, 6 234, 7 234, 8 234, repeat 234, 2 234, 3 234, 4 234, 5 234, 6 234, 7 234, 8 234, bridge 234, 2 234, 3 234, 4 234, 5 234, 6 234, 7 234, 8 234, back to A 234, 2 234, 3 234, 4 234, 5
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Unformatted text preview: 234, 6 234, 7 234, 8 234 A: A: B: A: 2 Technology and American Song 1920 ` s Era Microphone: 1920 ` s Era Phonograph: Bing Crosby Quintessential l crooner z Mellow baritone voice Set the standard for a more natural style of singing Commercial Radio The first radio station began in 1920 why was it successful? Frank Sinatra (1911 1998) From the 1956 Hit album, Song ` s for Swingin Lovers, l I ` ve Got You Under My Skin z Written by Cole Porter, Sung by Frank Sinatra 3 The l New Crooners z Michael Bubl Rod Stewart Harry Connick, Jr. Linda Ronstadt Norah Jones From the 2003 Grammy Award Winning Album Come Away With Me l The Nearness of You z by Hoagy Carmichael and Ned Washington American Musical Theater...
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3_2_Thurs - 234, 6 234, 7 234, 8 234 A: A: B: A: 2...

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