HISTORY_OF_JAZZ_lecture_2 - complete-does not imply...

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HISTORY O JAZZ AND POP Lecture 2 rhythm – most fundamental element of music- relates to time beat – smallest unit of musical time- all rhythms relate to the beat tempo – speed of the beat meter- groupings of beats duple, triple etc beats- direct- if explicitly stated   indirect – if not deviations from beat-  accelerando- gradually get faster  deaccelerando (ritardando),- gradually slows down  rubato – fluctuates Melody – succession of single notes that add up to a recognizable  whole phrase – a section of a melody-like a phrase in a sentence of speech cadence-comes at the end of a phase- gives a sense of rest or breath
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Unformatted text preview: complete-does not imply continuation-like a period at the end of a sentence, incomplete- implies continuation-like a comma Phrase relationships-(applies to all short and long-term structures in music) repetition - a a contrast - b b variation - a a' sequence a repetition of a pattern starting on a different pitch Row, Row, Row Your Boat a b Mary Had a Little Lamb a a Home on the Range a a b a Listening examples- Spring- first movement from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi All Blues from Kind of Blue- Miles Davis Nessun dorma by Puccini - sung by Pavarotti...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course SCHC 367 taught by Professor Mr.valerio during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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