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Unformatted text preview: qawwali singer from Pakistan qawwali : Sufi devotional music that includes religious texts and virtuosic improvisation leading performer, who also introduced new lyrics & modern instruments and also collaborated with foreign musicians did surprising & controversial things Eddie Vedder (b. 1966) Lead singer for rock band Pearl Jam Socially conscious Figurehead of grunge The Face of Love (1996) South Asian percussion instruments Harmonium (droning sound, lower right) Acoustic guitar Urdu + English vocals Secular/sacred lyrical mixture considered by some to be sacrilegious Appropriateness? Gains? Challenges? Radiohead, Idioteque (2000) Guitar-centric rock band turns to hybrid involving technology & avant-garde o spare electronic beats o samples avant-garde 1973 computer music from Paul Lansky o apocalyptic, fragmentary lyrics...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MUSICOL 123 taught by Professor Garret during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '11