MUSC 2150 Exam Review F17.pdf

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Quizlet: Online Summary: ­ Television industry seeks to cash in on Beatles’ popularity by creating the Monkees ­ Fictional group modeled around the Fab Four ­ Davy Jones (only British member) was a teenage heart throb ­ Do­it­yourself mentality: seen in garage bands ­ Essentially: American producers took successful components seen in British artists and applied them to American performers ­ White music Textbook Notes: ­ By the summer of 1965, American pop merged with Mersey Beat to form new musical styles ­ Folk rock (led by Bob Dylan and the Byrds) ­ Many musicians learned to accompany themselves (usually on guitar) ­ After 1964, LA became centre of pop music scene ­ Many artists remained in NYC, folk revival became coast­to­coast effort
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MUSC*2150 EXAM REVIEW ­ F17 ­ Garage bands ­ After Beatles, more bands of boys with instrumental knowledge were formed ­ Gained regional popularity (“local heroes”) ­ Amateur sound ­ Inspired early punk movement ­ Eg: the Kingsmen ­ Arpeggios: when the individual notes of a chord are played separately, an arpeggio results. While frequently found in guitar and piano parts as a way of providing variety in the accompaniment ­ Folk rock artists ­ Simon and Garfunkel (“The Sound of Silence”) ­ ­ Barry McGuire ­ The Turtles ­ The Mamas and Papas ­ American artists ­ Phil Spector ­ The Beach Boys ­ Sonny and Cher ­ Gary Lewis and the Playboys ­ Johnny Rivers ­ The Lovin’ Spoonful ­ The Rascals Unit 07: The Emergence of Soul Text pages 217­247 Quizlet: Online Summary: ­ Motown label ­ Primary source of black pop ­ Adapts Brill­Building method of music production ­ Seen in girl groups (stomping, clapping); precision in instrumental parts (laying down the groove), choreographed dance steps ­ Criticized for selling out to white listeners (catering to white pop listeners rather than emphasizing black struggles and providing empowering platform for black youth) ­ Inspired funk, modern rap and hip­hop ­ Southern Soul ­ Gospel, R&B inspired ­ Centred mainly at STAX and Atlantic labels ­ STAX soul: no backup singers; call and response, delayed backbeat, Memphis horns ­ Emotional, rough (timbre), raw (in comparison to Motown pop) ­ Groove: proto­funk element ­ Multilayered collection of riffs and rhythms, played by different elements, intended to be the support structure for vocals ­ Showcase of rhythms and timbres ­ Songs continue to express ideals and frustrations of continuing civil rights movements ­ Eg. Think! By Aretha Franklin, Say it Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud by James Brown ­ Southern Soul artists became symbols for the black power movement in the late 60s
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MUSC*2150 EXAM REVIEW ­ F17 Textbook Notes: ­ 1950s: less successful African­American artists ­ Signed to independent labels therefore recordings were eclipsed by mainstream white artists ­
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