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  1. Don Apiazu and his Havana Casino Orchestra
  2. Hollywood
  3. Timbre
  4. Ragtime Songs
  5. Tilzer and Dresser
  1. a films with synchonized sound, talkies, became an important medium for promoting songs, LA competes with NYC as national entertainment industry, Movies create another outlet for spread of pop music
  2. b El manicero (the peanut vendor), recording opens with the clave rhythm, complex ensemble texture with interlocking parts, solo trumpet and solo voice, rhythmic pattern clave which is cuban style
  3. c characteristic sound of an instrument or voice, sometimes called tone color (two different things play the same music but give different sounds or feelings)
  4. d represent the commercial peak of the 19th century parlor song
  5. e growing market for ragtime songs suggests a continuation of whites fascination with african american music, most popular songs were march style songs with irregular rhythms

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. twelve inch shellac discs were introduced
  2. featured mainly white performers who blackened their skin and carried out parodies of African American music, dance, dress, and dialect. Not all black culture but mostly, ancestor of vaudeville
  3. had multiple meanins in New Orleans, 1 strictly musical meaning speeding up or intensifying, 2 a variety of a sexual associations
  4. introduces a new melody and chords, acts as a bridge to the last A section
  5. the daddy of popular song, successful turn of the century songwriter, advised songwriters to keep tunes to a limited range, his big hits : a bird in a gilded cage, i want a girl just like the girl that married dear old dad

5 True/False Questions

  1. John Philip Sousamusic created with commercial success in mind


  2. Music and IdentityMusic is used to find and express identity, pop music is tied to stereotypes


  3. Real time on the Radioradio caused a decline in record sales because records were seen as unethical because it tricked listeners into thinking the acts were in house


  4. Brass Bandsmilitary bands made up of brass instruments (trumpet, trombone, tubas) spread rapidly during and after the civil war


  5. All Coons Look Alike to Mejazz relies heavily on imrpov but they preplanned with little to no improv sections


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