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16 terms

GCSE Music Listening - exponents

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
Alaap, Malkit Singh, Kuldeep Manak, Punjabi MC
Club Dance
Tom Moulton (DJ), Kraftwerk, Pendulum, DJ Tiesto
Gloria Gaynor, (the) Bee Gees, (the) Jackson Five, Donna Summer, Village People
G. M. Rodriquez (La Cumparasita), Astor Piazzolla, Roberto Firpo
Celia Cruz (singer), Tito Puente (drummer), Eddie Palmieri (piano) , Willie Colón
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
Schubert, Schumann, Brahms