W14 Music 160 Week 1 Lesson 2

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 •  Will
focus
on
ballads
as
a
form
of
song
that
tells
a
 story—a
form
of
narra)ve
 •  Will
also
think
about
how
stories
are
told
through
 ballads
 Some
Characteris)cs
of

 Bri)sh‐American
Ballads
 •  Narra)ve
songs
(songs
that
tell
a
story)
 •  Many
verses

 •  Some
ballads
include
refrains
or
choruses
(more
 on
form
tomorrow)
 •  Usually
sung
solo
 •  Tradi)onally
sung
a
cappella
(that
is,
just
voice)

 –  But
can
also
be
accompanied
by
an
instrument,
such
as
a
 banjo
or
guitar
 –  Can
have
male
or
female
voice
 •  Strophic...
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