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music quiz 7
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What soul performer had the most influence on funk and hip-hop?
What characterized James Brown's music in the late 1960s?
maximalist in expression of emotiona dn minmalist in rhythmic structures
Who does your textbook say "exulted and excelled in live performance"?
According to your textbook, what is most important about Aretha Franklin?
power and intensity of her vocal delivery when most female singers docent. symbolized female empowerment
at effect does the strength of Aretha Franklin's vocal interpretations have on the meaning of
songs were political and social meaning, empowerment of women and black females
What did Aretha Franklin contribute to the sound and production of her records in addition to her
wrote or co wrote repertoire, keyboard player, and vocal arrangmentent. She not only symbolized female empowerment she actualized it. inspired rising female singers
What record company "in many ways exemplified the southern soul sound" and who were some
of the artists who recorded for it?
What was the house band at Stax Records?
T and the MG's
Compare and contrast Stax Records and Motown Records.
(166) Motown wanted to fit in mainstream and have mainstream audience for recordings and performances. "sound of young america" while stax "sound of black america" Stax sought for less mainstream audience and used traditonal african american radio. Stax employed white but emohasized commitment to african american community. Motown, black who employed black people but more focused on the mainstream
In what ways were Sly Stone, his band, and his music unique in the late sixties and early
brought african american and latin american perspective back to rock.combined rock, soul, and funk music. Group intentionally people from different backgrounds.
What musical styles was Carlos Santana influenced by?
rock, mexican american. jazz, latin dancemusic,
According to your textbook, who was "the most original, inventive and influential guitarist of the
What did Jimi Hendrix add to the musical techniques and materials available to guitarists?
employment of feed back, distortion, sound manipulating devices and loud volume
What is feedback?
out of control sound oscillation that . sound loop that frows in intesntiy and continues until deliberately broken
what is distortion
buzzing, crunching, fuzzy tone in hard rock or heavy metal
Who does your textbook call "the most influential of the young British guitarists who emerged
during the mid-1960s"?
In what band did Eric Clapton first attract notice?
What other guitarists also played in that band?
jeff beck, jimmy page
What band did Clapton play in from 1966 to 1968?
What was the instrumentation of Cream and what was that instrumentation called?
more close to avant garde jazz, long improvised solos, and songs were easily discarded for these solos, musical improviser, "busy music"
On what musical style was Cream a major influence?
early heavy metal music
What country blues artist had the most influence on rock musicians?
What is the bottleneck technique of guitar playing?
a slide is placed upon the string to vary its vibrating length, and pitch
Cream's recording of "Crossroads" was designed to showcase what?
deep respect that many guitarists held for robert johnson,
Who established the concert as a venue for experiencing rock music?
cream, along with the rolling stones, grateful ead and the doors
Summarize how rock changed in the late sixties.
early styles of folk to blues to early rock n roll. Culturasl and political influences flooded with openness to experimentation. new recording technologies enabled artists to explore new techniwues
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