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5 Matching questions

  1. Castles Musical Director
  2. Cotton Club
  3. Sweet
  4. Whiteman's Symphonic Jazz
  5. Stars and Stripes Forever
  1. a James Reese Europe, Castles danced to his Clef Club orchestra at a society party in NYC. Castles decision to hire Europe is essential to their success, he provided syncopated music that others could not
  2. b considered to be the instrumental national anthem, by the Marine Band
  3. c the great jazz pianist and composer Duke Ellington developed a style that he called jungle music featuring textures and dark growling timbres
  4. d a mixture of syncopation and careful arrangement, rhythmic pep and gentility, widened the market for jazz based dance music and paved the way for the swing era
  5. e romantic nostalgic music, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a contrasting section which also prepares for the return of the original material
  2. helped further the national obsession with symbol of racial difference, Ethiopian song hit, chorus was a ballad and verses contained banjo, wild dancing, and barnyard animals
  3. begin identically but their endings vary slightly
  4. stringed instrument developed by slave musicians from African prototypes, basic patterns of ragtime music were transferred from the banjo
  5. had multiple meanins in New Orleans, 1 strictly musical meaning speeding up or intensifying, 2 a variety of a sexual associations

5 True/False questions

  1. John Philip SousaAmerica's March King, most popular bandleader, became the Marine Band's conductor and later formed a successful commercial concert band touring the US and europe giving nearly 10,000 concerts


  2. Vaudevillea variety of language that is distinguished from others by phonology, grammar, and vocabulary (music from NYC will sound different that from Georgia)


  3. Minstrelsypredominent genre in the US in 1800s, popular in north and south, important influence on pop music, there were many African American performers as well as white, arose as an expression of white culture before and after civil war


  4. Electric Recordingsound is converted to an electric signal, featured a microphone geared more toward the voice ( marked as high fidelity meaning a more intimate way of recording)


  5. Ragtime Crazecharacteristic sound of an instrument or voice, sometimes called tone color (two different things play the same music but give different sounds or feelings)