26listening2 - SaloisKEY

26listening2 - SaloisKEY - Music 26ac session D 14 July...

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Music 26ac session D 14 July 2011 Listening Response #2 Please answer the questions below as directed and save this file as “26Response2 - [Last name, First name]”. I) Ragtime 1) In the 1890s, what was a performer doing to a melody if he “ragged” it? __________________ playing the melody with additional syncopation not original to the piece. _____________________________________________________________________________________ 2) Fill in the rest of the chart below for “Maple Leaf Rag.” Some of the fields have been filled to get you started. timecode strain # of measures 0:01 A 16 0:21 A 16 B 16 1:04 B 16 A 16 C 16 C 16 D 16 D 16 Note: I originally created this chart assuming that there were 8 measures in each strain. But as one student pointed out, the score to “Maple Leaf Rag” is in 2/4, which means there are only 2 beats in each measure. This means there are 16, not 8 measures in each strain. Either answer received full marks.
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Compare the following two sheet music covers. Both are for Scott Joplin compositions, and both were published in 1902. 3) Name three things that are different between the covers. “Elite Syncopations” “The Entertainer” two white people, finely dressed, perhaps romantically involved a blackface minstrel performing to a white audience musical notation (staff, “dolce,”
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