22 terms

Pop Music

STUDY
PLAY

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Rock n Roll
An energetic style of Music made popular in the 1950's by Elvis Presly
Bass Guitar
Like a guitar, but lower in pitch and with only 4 strings
Michael Jackson
The "King of Pop"
The Beatles
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
Hip-Hop
A style of music that features rhythmic spoken lyrics, Turntable "scratching", and is associated with Break Dancing and Graffitti Art
Producer
Someone who's job is to help artists record a record
Pop Music
Music that is popular
Blues
An early form of American music that later developed into Rock n Roll
Studio
A place where music is recorded
Twenty One Pilots
Who sings "If I could turn back time, to the good old days"?
ABBA
A band from Sweden who sang "Dancing Queen" and had lots of hits in the 1970's
Form/Structure
The way a song is organised - verse, chorus, bridge etc
Ballad
A song that tells a story
Disco
Dance music that was very popular in the 1970's
Hard Rock
A style of music that uses distorted guitars and loud drums
Nirvana
Who wrote and performed "Smells like Teen Spirit"?
Beat
A steady pulse that runs through a piece of music
The Rolling Stones
Who sang "I can't get no satisfaction"?
Rest
Silence in a piece of music
Lorde
Which NZ artist had a hit with "Royals"
Electric Guitar
A popular 6 stringed instrument that is played through an amplifier
Synthesiser
A keyboard instrument that can be used to create strange and interesting sounds

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