Not a professional musician, he was an insurance agent who "looked for music in the cracks of the piano keys"
Ragtime king, syncopation. "The Maple Leaf" "Entertainer"
King of Pop
William Joel (Billy Joel)
"Piano Man" "New York State of Mind"
Norman Della Joio
Worked with Martha Graham
Jean Michelle Jarre
Pioneer of electronic music. "Oxygene"
Pop Composer. "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"
Hary Jonas Suite
Disowned by friends when he decided to go into movie composition.
Assassinated rock star, former member of 'The Beatles'
Spanish composer. "la Malaguena"
"Lux Aeterna", "2001" (movie)
Piano rockstar, greatest pianist of the age- a Hungarian composer and virtuoso pianist of the 19th century
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Broadway composer, "Phantom of the Opera" "Le Mis" "Jesus Christ Superstar" "Cats"
Works disappeared for 200 years, >450 concertos
Master of the fugue, helped invent baroque suite
father of oratorio, first freelance musician, "Messiah"
first grand opera, "Orfeo"
first movement of Concerto Grosso
(Tutti vs. Solo)
five steps up from home key
aristocrat, treated like officers
all played in the same key
a bass line that provided an underlying structure for the harmonies, played by strings. FIGURED BASS
Baroque Period timeline
split into three sections: (1600 - 1640 )
(1640 - 1690 )
(1690 - 1750 )
Music was still mostly heard in the church or salons
Bach died and with it the Baroque period died with him
all end and begin in the same mood, rhythm, melody and dynamic
large abrupt changes
Part 1 Subject, Part 2 Answer.
Fugues vary in four ways:
add to it (make longer)
take away (make shorter)