Producer phil spector applied his wall of sound

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Producer Phil Spector applied his “ Wall of Sound ” concept to provide each of his artists’ songs with a unique soundscape . Surf music gained popularity with hits by Jan and Dean, the Beach Boys, and the Surfaris . Bob Dylan mixed folk music with rock and roll and challenged the status quo with songs like “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall” and “Masters of War .” Following The Beatles’ massive success in England, record producer George Martin helped the band break into the U .S . market with news stories and televised appearances . Norsoft - Lake Crystal, AK High School Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University,Shanghai,China
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2018–2019 Music Student Exercise Book 15 Listening Examples Chart Title Composer Musical Features Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) Krzysztof Penderecki (Polish) • Medium = 52 string instruments • Uses graphic notation • No repeating sections • Extended techniques and quarter tones • Tremolos and changing vibrato • Calls for “Highest note of the instrument” Free Jazz (1960) Ornette Coleman (American) • Medium = two piano-less quartets • 38-minute long improvisation • Free of harmonic and rhythmic constraints • Includes some pre-determined material War Requiem (1963) Benjamin Britten (English) • Contains six movements of Requiem Mass • Incorporates texts from nine Wilfred Owen poems • English poetry comments on Latin text • Juxtaposes sacred/secular; Latin/English Sections from War Requiem Movement Section Musical Features 1 . Requiem aeternam Requiem aeternam (sung in Latin) • Medium = choir + orchestra • Opening gong and tolling chimes • Jerky short-long rhythm; alternating meters • Octatonic scales and dissonance 2 . Dies irae “Out There” (sung in English) Medium = chamber orchestra + tenor and baritone soloists • Opening martial snare drum Two “soldiers” switch between singing in unison and alternating text 2 . Dies irae Dies irae (sung in Latin) • Medium = choir + orchestra • Loud opening G minor chord • Voices emphasize beats 1, 3, 5, 6 • Instruments emphasize beats 2, 4, 6, 7 Norsoft - Lake Crystal, AK High School Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University,Shanghai,China
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2018–2019 Music Student Exercise Book 16 CROSSWORD PUZZLE Exercises 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Norsoft - Lake Crystal, AK High School Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University,Shanghai,China
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2018–2019 Music Student Exercise Book 17 Across 5 . Paying off a popular radio DJ in order to get a song more air time—and hopefully increase record sales—was known as ____________________ . 6 . Stephen ____________________, the lyricist for West Side Story , was a protégé of the great Oscar Hammerstein . 8 . The medium of ____________________ had an enormous impact on both the 1960 presidential election and popular music throughout the 1960s . 10 . ____________________and McCartney were the first two members of The Beatles to work together . 11 . A(n) ____________________ Mass is a Roman Catholic Mass for the dead, and this word also appears in the title of Benjamin Britten’s WWII work . 13 . The first track on Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue album is based on the ____________________ mode .
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