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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. (We’ll learn more later, but that’s the only chord progression you’ll 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 “Papa’s 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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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course MUSIC 162 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '05 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '05