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14:55 BeBop Emerged in the 1940s; reaction to commercial swing bands Smaller ensembles, meant to be listened , not danced.  Charlie Parkers “ Bloomdido” 5 member band  Jazz Since 1950 LP invented in 1948: songs can be longer Songs meant for listening , not just dancing Cool Jazz Free Jazz Jazz Rock (fusion) Late 1960s: rhythms and tone colors of rock combines with improvisatory style of jazz Ex: “Miles Runs the Voodoo Down” (1969) 14mins long Rock The Beatles 1964: British Invasion Influenced entire generation of musicians “I want to hold your hand “ (1963)
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Unformatted text preview: American Music Theatre Spoken play with music, dancing, and sometimes elaborate costumes and scenery Many are comedies; comprised of 2 acts Collaborative effort: composer writes music Different from opera: Spoken dialogue Sources Vaudeville , early music revues, comic opera, and operetta Gilbert and Sullivan The Mikado Pirates of Penzance H.M.S. Pinafore Victor Herbet Babes in Toyland Rodgers and Hammerstein’s works Oklahoma South Pacific Carousel King and I The Sound of Music 14:55 14:55...
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