GCSE Music Listening - exponents

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examples of composers/performers for each topic [OCR spec] NB: gamelan has not been included as it is played by people in the community and there are therefore no particular exponents

American Line Dance

Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, Billy Ray Cyrus

Irish Jigs and Reels

Riverdance (dancers), the Corrs

Bhangra

Alaap, Malkit Singh, Kuldeep Manak, Punjabi MC

Club Dance

Tom Moulton (DJ), Kraftwerk, Pendulum, DJ Tiesto

Disco

Gloria Gaynor, (the) Bee Gees, (the) Jackson Five, Donna Summer, Village People

Tango

G. M. Rodriquez (La Cumparasita), Astor Piazzolla, Roberto Firpo

Salsa

Celia Cruz (singer), Tito Puente (drummer), Eddie Palmieri (piano) , Willie Colón

Waltz

J. Strauss (II), Tchaikovsky, Lanner, Chopin (piano waltz)

Indian Classical

Ravi Shankar (sitar), Alla Rakha (tabla)

Baroque composers

Handel, Bach, Pachelbel (canon)

Classical composers

Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart

Great Choral Classics

Handel, Carl Orff

African a capella

Ladysmith Black Mumbazo (& Paul Simon)

Programme Music

Berlioz, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Smetana

Film Music

John Williams, Hans Zimmer

Lieder

Schubert, Schumann, Brahms

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