mus 114 listening quiz
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"After the Ball"
Charles K. Harris 1892
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Al Jolson 1921
"Barbary [Barbara] Allen"
(Child Ballad #84)
no date 17th Traditional
The Nineteen Twenties, Thirties, and Forties
i. The 1920s, '30s, and '40s were shaped by the end of World War I, the stock
market crash of 1929, and World War II.
ii. Following the horrors of World War I, the 1920s, dubbed the Jazz Age, were
i. Variants of hippie rock were mainstream in the 1970s; some critics of mainstream
rock thought that musicians were creating music for popular appeal and not for artistic expression.
ii. Punk and new wave musicians positioned themselves
blues (as in "blues-based")
The blues is an important style in popular music that displays a series of musical features. When such
features occur in rock, we use the term " blues-based" to highlight the influence of this style. Bluesbased features might i
The Nineteen Nineties
i. At the end of the Cold War, the United States was the world's only superpower; the United
States was subsequently involved in several armed conflicts, including the Gulf War in 1991.
ii. Bill Clinton became president in 1992, lea
Introduction: Studying Rock
i. Rock music has a history of controversy and a rebellious image.
ii. Despite this image, historians point to the importance of rock in the development of Western
iii. Some scholars use the term rock and roll to describ
Its strange to imagine the nonexistence of internet ra
These are your study questions for the Rockin' in Time text book. The 4 non-listening quizzes throughout the course are taken from
the questions you will have for each chapter in the Rockin' in Time text book. You do not turn in answers for these question
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup typified the exploitation of African-American rock pioneers by the large, white record
companies. He was a brilliant musician and song writer but never received royalties for his songs that other white artists
reworked and performe