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Unformatted text preview: (sing Happy Birthday w/a student) Functional harmony is the use of chord progression to give a sense of direction and shape to the music. 12-bar blues a common chord progression in American popular music. (Well learn more later, but thats the only chord progression youll be asked to identify) III) TEXTURE Unison vs. contrast LISTEN: Carter Family Old Gospel Ship CD2:13 ( homophony alternates w/monophony ) King Oliver Dippermouth Blues CD2:1 ( polyphony ; .then homophony in rhythm section at stop time Polyrhythm LISTEN: James Brown Papas Got a Brand New Bag CD7:6 Repeating rhythms are the key, in distinction to polyphony V) RHYTHM rhythm beat/pulse meter measures or bars syncopation V) TIMBRE-vocal qualities-electronic revolution LISTEN: New E. St. Louis Toodle-oo CD3:2 LISTEN: Smells like Teen Spirit guitar line double w/new timbre...
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- Spring '05