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28 terms
Early American Popular Music
syncopation
improvisation
Louis Armstrong
rhythm section
off beat; beats that are not normally stressed are stressed.
to make it up as you go along; not written down
A great trumpet player and performer of Chicago Style Jazz
piano, bass, drums, banjo
syncopation
off beat; beats that are not normally stressed are stressed.
improvisation
to make it up as you go along; not written down
76 terms
American Popular Music
George Washington Dixon
Thomas Dartmouth Daddy RIce
Virginia Minstrels
Stephen Collins Foster
first white performer to , The first white performer to estab…
White actor born into a poor family in New York's Seven Ward.…
A minstrel troupe led by the white banjo virtuoso Dan Emmett;…
Composed around two hundred songs during the 1840s, 1850s, an…
George Washington Dixon
first white performer to , The first white performer to estab…
Thomas Dartmouth Daddy RIce
White actor born into a poor family in New York's Seven Ward.…
American Popular Music 2
Bessie Smith
Big Mama Thornton
Black Swan Records
blues
Known as the "Express of the Blues" Born in Chattanooga, Tenn…
Voice was growling, powerful, soulful, rumbling and low pitched
African American-owned record company founded in 1921 in New…
a genre of music originating principally from the field holle…
Bessie Smith
Known as the "Express of the Blues" Born in Chattanooga, Tenn…
Big Mama Thornton
Voice was growling, powerful, soulful, rumbling and low pitched
26 terms
American Popular Music 3
Ken Kesey
Jim Morrison
John Cougar Mellencamp
Tom Donahue
author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
leander of the band The Doors
frequently sang songs about plight of American farmer
FM radio DJ played entire albums/ sides without interruption
Ken Kesey
author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Jim Morrison
leander of the band The Doors
30 terms
Native American Music and Popular music
Native American Music
Native American;singing
Native American; monophonic
Native America; dances
Emphasis is on singing rather than instrumental performance... M…
Emphasis on ___ rather than instrumental performance
Most of the music is _____ (some polyphony and call and respo…
Most Amerindian music is performed to accompany _____
Native American Music
Emphasis is on singing rather than instrumental performance... M…
Native American;singing
Emphasis on ___ rather than instrumental performance
American Popular Music
What is popular music?
Pop
Art
Folk
Art, Folk, Pop
Latin
European
African
What is popular music?
Art, Folk, Pop
Pop
Latin
33 terms
American Popular Music Midterm
"Rocket 88"
"That's All Right"
"Rock Around the Clock"
"Maybellene"
"Everyone likes my Rocket 88", Jackie Brenston and His Delta…
"That's All Right", Elvis, 50s, rockabilly
"(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock", Bill Haley and His Com…
"OH Maybellene," Chuck Berry, 50s
"Rocket 88"
"Everyone likes my Rocket 88", Jackie Brenston and His Delta…
"That's All Right"
"That's All Right", Elvis, 50s, rockabilly
American Popular Music Midterm
timbre
texture
pitch
harmony/chords
The tone color or characteristic sound of an instrument or vo…
layers of sound
A tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
2 or more pitches sounding together
timbre
The tone color or characteristic sound of an instrument or vo…
texture
layers of sound
20 terms
American Popular Music
Big Band
Bluegrass
Blues
Boogie-Woogie
dance orchestras of the swing era- 1935-1945
fast two beat style that may be described as country & wester…
20th century jazz song or dance song in 4/4 time
an eight to the bar piano style employing an ostinato bass wi…
Big Band
dance orchestras of the swing era- 1935-1945
Bluegrass
fast two beat style that may be described as country & wester…
American Popular Music 3
12-bar blues
form
George and Ira Gershwin
payola
refers to music based on a particular sequence of chords hear…
how music is organized
A twentieth-century American composer known for putting eleme…
the illegal and historically widespread practice of offering…
12-bar blues
refers to music based on a particular sequence of chords hear…
form
how music is organized
American Popular Music 1
big bands
Bill Monroe
bluegrass
classic blues
a popular type of dance music ensemble of the 1930s and 1940s…
Born in Kentucky, started playing music at a young age and wa…
a country music style that grew out of traditional fiddle ban…
a popularized form of blues, often write by professional comp…
big bands
a popular type of dance music ensemble of the 1930s and 1940s…
Bill Monroe
Born in Kentucky, started playing music at a young age and wa…
31 terms
American Popular Music
Where was Elvis born?
Who wrote American Pie?
Who was it in memoriam of?
Who married there cousin that was 13 y…
Tupelo, Mississippi
Don McClean
Buddy Holly, JP Richardson, and Richie Valens
Jerry Lee Lewis
Where was Elvis born?
Tupelo, Mississippi
Who wrote American Pie?
Don McClean
91 terms
Popular American Music (Campbell)
the 4 components of sound
4 components of music
form used in blue song
second and fourth beats of a four beat…
Intensity, Pitch, timbre, Duration
melody harmony rhythm and tempo
12 bar form
the backbeat
the 4 components of sound
Intensity, Pitch, timbre, Duration
4 components of music
melody harmony rhythm and tempo
91 terms
Popular American Music (Campbell)
the 4 components of sound
4 components of music
form used in blue song
second and fourth beats of a four beat…
Intensity, Pitch, timbre, Duration
melody harmony rhythm and tempo
12 bar form
the backbeat
the 4 components of sound
Intensity, Pitch, timbre, Duration
4 components of music
melody harmony rhythm and tempo
51 terms
Survey of American popular music
Beat
Tempo
Riff
Chord
The Basic unit of measurement for time in music
The speed of the beat
A repeated melodic fragment
Three or more notes played at the same time
Beat
The Basic unit of measurement for time in music
Tempo
The speed of the beat
58 terms
American Popular Music Midterm
Distortion
Blues Notes
Syncopation
Riff
A buzzing, crunchy, or "fuzzy" tone color originally achieved…
Expressive notes or scalar inflections found primarily in blu…
Rhythmic patterns in which the stresses occur on what are ord…
A simple, repeating melodic idea or pattern that generates rh…
Distortion
A buzzing, crunchy, or "fuzzy" tone color originally achieved…
Blues Notes
Expressive notes or scalar inflections found primarily in blu…
5 terms
Popular Latin American Music
Samba
Son
Son
Salsa
Dance form of African origins around 1838 which evolved into…
Fusion of the popular music or "canciones" of Spain and the A…
Originating in Cuba, it is usually played with the tres (guit…
Social dance with marked influences from Cuba and Puerto Rico
Samba
Dance form of African origins around 1838 which evolved into…
Son
Fusion of the popular music or "canciones" of Spain and the A…
82 terms
American Popular Music Final
Why does promoting songs get easier in…
What's the result of FCC (federal comm…
What's the impact of the rise of telev…
What advantage did small labels like C…
-use of small/light indestructible vinyl 45s... -easier to ship…
more radio stations,... most of which poorly capitalized, indepe…
-different types of songs on the radio... -others tried to compe…
-African Americans were not being signed by major record labe…
Why does promoting songs get easier in…
-use of small/light indestructible vinyl 45s... -easier to ship…
What's the result of FCC (federal comm…
more radio stations,... most of which poorly capitalized, indepe…
63 terms
American Popular Music Final
Counterculture
What was counterculture a reaction to?
Where did counterculture migrate to?
Psychedelic Rock (Acid Rock)
-Counterculture was the music created by people who rejected…
Counterculture was created by reactions to events such as:... Vi…
Followers, or "hippies," of counterculture migrated west to S…
Characteristics include: ... -Many drug references as well as an…
Counterculture
-Counterculture was the music created by people who rejected…
What was counterculture a reaction to?
Counterculture was created by reactions to events such as:... Vi…
77 terms
American Popular Music Final
Melody
Harmony
Rhythm
Form
"singable" part of a song, know a song by its melody, tuneful…
2 or more notes at the same time, chord progression
Combination of long notes and short notes
Essential body of a piece of music, way a song is constructed
Melody
"singable" part of a song, know a song by its melody, tuneful…
Harmony
2 or more notes at the same time, chord progression
69 terms
American Popular Music
ostinato
homophonic
The first music sung in America by imm…
The guitar was introduced to America b…
Italian (meaning obstinate), is music terminology for... a repea…
referring to the texture of music with regard to its... threads…
mostly pre-existing folks songs from their native ... country, u…
Spaniards
ostinato
Italian (meaning obstinate), is music terminology for... a repea…
homophonic
referring to the texture of music with regard to its... threads…
47 terms
American Popular Music
Psalter
Bay Psalm book
lining out
fuguing tune
"book of psalms".
contained all 150 psalms, translated into English with metre…
To remind the congregation of the tune, a leader would sing e…
Singing a psalm in a canon or round. It was called this becau…
Psalter
"book of psalms".
Bay Psalm book
contained all 150 psalms, translated into English with metre…
32 terms
American Popular Music Test 2
The music industry's discovery of the…
Likewise, the music industry's "accide…
Who was the "Empress of the Blues"
Which Country blues musician had the g…
Mamie Smith
Fiddlin' John Carson
Bessie Smith
Robert Johnson
The music industry's discovery of the…
Mamie Smith
Likewise, the music industry's "accide…
Fiddlin' John Carson
American Popular Music
Ken Kensey
Jim Morrison
John Cougar Mellencamp
Tom Donahue
author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Leader of the band the doors
sang songs about the plight of american farmer
FM radio DJ who played entire albums/sides without interruption
Ken Kensey
author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Jim Morrison
Leader of the band the doors
20 terms
American Popular Music
George Washington Dixon
Thomas Dartmouth "Daddy" Rice (1808-60)
Virginia Minstrels
Vernon and Irene Castle
The first white performer to establish a wide reputation as a…
White actor born into a poor family in New York's Seventh War…
A minstrel troupe led by the white banjo virtuoso Dan Emmett;…
Husband-and-wife dance team who popularized the tango and the…
George Washington Dixon
The first white performer to establish a wide reputation as a…
Thomas Dartmouth "Daddy" Rice (1808-60)
White actor born into a poor family in New York's Seventh War…
81 terms
Popular Music in American Culture
Louis Armstrong
Ballad
Black Swan
cakewalk
- took a creative approach to rhythm, created swing... - enacted…
song consisting of verses set to a repeating melody (strophic…
first record label owned by african americans (1921-1926)... - g…
africanized version of european squaredance... -originally a par…
Louis Armstrong
- took a creative approach to rhythm, created swing... - enacted…
Ballad
song consisting of verses set to a repeating melody (strophic…
34 terms
American Popular Music- Final
Blackface minstrelsy
Berry Gordy
Tin Pan Alley
'Stomp' and 'Swerve'
1830's - 1930's, white artists would exaggerate/make fun of b…
Hit song-writer and founder of Motown Record Corporation. Tau…
Based in New York city from late 19th century, most popular 1…
...
Blackface minstrelsy
1830's - 1930's, white artists would exaggerate/make fun of b…
Berry Gordy
Hit song-writer and founder of Motown Record Corporation. Tau…
24 terms
The Beginnings of American Popular Music
blackface
burlesque
cakewalk
call-and-response
Minstrel show practice in which white and (later) black perfo…
In a minstrel show, humorous parodies of cultivated material.
A dance fad of the 1890s; also the music to accompany the dan…
A rapid exchange, usually of rifts, between two different tim…
blackface
Minstrel show practice in which white and (later) black perfo…
burlesque
In a minstrel show, humorous parodies of cultivated material.
44 terms
American Popular Music
Stagolee
Mississippi John Hurt
Ballad
Strophic Organization
By: Mississippi John Hurt ... About the Dispute between 2 men o…
Born in 1892, raised in Avalon Mississippi. ... He spent most o…
A type of story telling through history, sometimes based off…
The music and beats sound the same but have different lyrics…
Stagolee
By: Mississippi John Hurt ... About the Dispute between 2 men o…
Mississippi John Hurt
Born in 1892, raised in Avalon Mississippi. ... He spent most o…
American Popular Music
The Twist
Chubby Checker
American Bandstand
Phil Spector
new social dance that began as the B side of 1959 single by H…
Singed with Parkway Records, covered "The Twist", was promote…
Dick Clark's hosted television show that promoted music
part of group "Teddy Bears" wrote Stand by Me for Ben E. King…
The Twist
new social dance that began as the B side of 1959 single by H…
Chubby Checker
Singed with Parkway Records, covered "The Twist", was promote…
9 terms
American Popular Music - songs
Oh, Susanna (1848)
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
The Stars and Stripes Forever
After the Ball (1892)
composed by Stephen Foster, originally a minstrelsy song, sec…
music and lyrics by Stephen Foster, sentimental Irish style,…
John Phillip Sousa, form: intro, AA, BB, trio with "dogfight"
sold over 5 million copies, composed by Charles (Chaz) K. Har…
Oh, Susanna (1848)
composed by Stephen Foster, originally a minstrelsy song, sec…
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
music and lyrics by Stephen Foster, sentimental Irish style,…
36 terms
American Popular Music
Minstrelsy
Ballad
Ragtime
Syncopation
Controversial form, popular during the nineteenth century, in…
A type of song consisting ... a poem or song narrating a story i…
A musical genre of African American origin, characterized by…
Rhythmic patterns in which the stresses occur on what are ord…
Minstrelsy
Controversial form, popular during the nineteenth century, in…
Ballad
A type of song consisting ... a poem or song narrating a story i…
43 terms
American Popular Music
Phil Spector: Signature Pop Sound
Phil Spector: Achieving "Wall of Sound"
Phil Spector: Hit Song & Group
Berry Gordy
The characteristic Philles sound was both remarkably dense ye…
a) Multiple instruments doubling each part of the arrangement…
Be My Baby by The Ronettes
(b. 1929) was an expert songwriter and producer who... created p…
Phil Spector: Signature Pop Sound
The characteristic Philles sound was both remarkably dense ye…
Phil Spector: Achieving "Wall of Sound"
a) Multiple instruments doubling each part of the arrangement…
17 terms
American Popular Music
Popular Music / Great Depression
The Country Blues
Country Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- 1929-1939 ... - major impact on music ... - Race records more imp…
"rural", "down-house" or "folk" blues
music of impoverished black work force (rural musicians playe…
1893-1929 ... - blues singer and guitarist from Texas ... - denied…
Popular Music / Great Depression
- 1929-1939 ... - major impact on music ... - Race records more imp…
The Country Blues
"rural", "down-house" or "folk" blues
11 terms
American Popular music midyear
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Timbre
organizing element that makes music out of tonal sounds. The…
a series of pitches in succession that conveys a musical idea
Sound from two or more pitches being sung or played at the sa…
the unique quality or "tone color" of a sound produced by an…
Rhythm
organizing element that makes music out of tonal sounds. The…
Melody
a series of pitches in succession that conveys a musical idea
American Popular Music
Popular Music / Great Depression
The Country Blues
Country Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- 1929-1939 ... - major impact on music ... - Race records more imp…
"rural", "down-house" or "folk" blues
music of impoverished black work force (rural musicians playe…
1893-1929 ... - blues singer and guitarist from Texas ... - denied…
Popular Music / Great Depression
- 1929-1939 ... - major impact on music ... - Race records more imp…
The Country Blues
"rural", "down-house" or "folk" blues
45 terms
American Popular Music
Psalter
Bay Psalm book
lining out
fuguing tune
"book of psalms".
contained all 150 psalms, translated into English with metre…
To remind the congregation of the tune, a leader would sing e…
Singing a psalm in a canon or round. It was called this becau…
Psalter
"book of psalms".
Bay Psalm book
contained all 150 psalms, translated into English with metre…
54 terms
American Popular Music
Sun records
Chess records
Atlantic records
Beetle street
Memphis Tennessee- Sam Phillips... think: sunny= Tennessee
Chicago, Illinois- Leonard and Phillip Chess... think: CHicago C…
New York City, New York- Jerry Wexler and Almert Ertugen... thin…
hot spot for blues in Memphis, Tennessee
Sun records
Memphis Tennessee- Sam Phillips... think: sunny= Tennessee
Chess records
Chicago, Illinois- Leonard and Phillip Chess... think: CHicago C…
41 terms
American Popular Music
Aretha Franklin
Bob Marley
Carlos Santana
Charles Mingus
Soul
Reggae
Latin rock
Jazz
Aretha Franklin
Soul
Bob Marley
Reggae
15 terms
American Popular Music
Melody
Harmony
Rhythm
Beat
Pitches (or tones) heard one after the other... -part you sing-a…
2 or more different pitches heard at the SAME TIME.... ex) chord…
How basic music is organized in time... Patterns/timing in sound…
Most basic time unit in music... "musical heartbeat" ... -tap feet…
Melody
Pitches (or tones) heard one after the other... -part you sing-a…
Harmony
2 or more different pitches heard at the SAME TIME.... ex) chord…
8 terms
American Popular Music
Tiny Dancer
Won't Get Fooled Again
Black Dog
Superstition
1971... Elton John... Style-1970s Mainstream Rock... Form-Expansive ve…
1971... The Who... Style- Hard Rock... Form- Expansive verse/bridge/ch…
1971... Led Zeppelin... Style- Early heavy metal... Form- Multisection…
1972... Stevie Wonder... Style- 1970s black pop... Form- Verse/chorus…
Tiny Dancer
1971... Elton John... Style-1970s Mainstream Rock... Form-Expansive ve…
Won't Get Fooled Again
1971... The Who... Style- Hard Rock... Form- Expansive verse/bridge/ch…
28 terms
American Popular Music
Irving Berlin
Tin Pan Alley song form
Al Jolson
George Gershwin
-Tin pan Alley songwriter... -famous songs "Blue Skies" "cheek t…
AABA... - A section main melody... - B section is bridge ... -ex. Gene…
-named him self "worlds greatest entertainer"... -Song "april sh…
-Most widely known American composer... -achieved success in ame…
Irving Berlin
-Tin pan Alley songwriter... -famous songs "Blue Skies" "cheek t…
Tin Pan Alley song form
AABA... - A section main melody... - B section is bridge ... -ex. Gene…
29 terms
American Popular Music
Barbara Allen
Old Joe Clark
Woodman, Spare That Tree
De Boatman's Dance
Rebecca Tarwater
Ben Jarrell
Richard Lalli
Robert Winans
Barbara Allen
Rebecca Tarwater
Old Joe Clark
Ben Jarrell
26 terms
American Popular Music
Ken Kesey
Jim Morrison
John Cougar Mellencamp
Tom Donahue
Wrote "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest"
Leader of "The Doors"
sang songs about the labor (plight) of the American Farmer
FM radio DJ who played entire albums (or sides) without inter…
Ken Kesey
Wrote "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest"
Jim Morrison
Leader of "The Doors"
28 terms
History of American popular music
Dance Crazes
It's bit say teenie weenie yellow polk…
Monster Mash
Witch doctor
Limbo rock... Watusi... Funky chicken... Dog... Mashed Potato
Bryan Hyland(1960)
Bobby Pickett (1962)
David Seville
Dance Crazes
Limbo rock... Watusi... Funky chicken... Dog... Mashed Potato
It's bit say teenie weenie yellow polk…
Bryan Hyland(1960)
42 terms
American Popular Music Final
Led Zeppelin
Dolly Parton
David Bowie
Carlos Santana
British hard rock band that formed in London in 1968. Zeppeli…
born in the hill country of Tennessee and began her recording…
"Glam rock" pioneer who established the character of Ziggy St…
Born in Mexico, began his musical career playing guitar in Ti…
Led Zeppelin
British hard rock band that formed in London in 1968. Zeppeli…
Dolly Parton
born in the hill country of Tennessee and began her recording…
73 terms
American Popular Music
George Gershwin
Ethel Merman
AABA
Ballad
I got rhythm producer
Belter
the most common form for american popular music; verses one a…
a song often in strophic form that that tells a history or st…
George Gershwin
I got rhythm producer
Ethel Merman
Belter
45 terms
American Popular Music
Timbre
Texture
Pitch
Melody
tone color, soundprint. character of a sound that makes it un…
Relationships between different sounds. ... Ex: playing the drum…
Frequency level of a sound/tone.... High __________, high freque…
Linear aspect of pitch. ... A succession of pitches forming a mu…
Timbre
tone color, soundprint. character of a sound that makes it un…
Texture
Relationships between different sounds. ... Ex: playing the drum…
37 terms
American Popular Music
James Reese Europe
Europe's Society Orchestra
Hell Fighters
Dixieland Jazz
-Hired by the Castle couple. African American from Alabama. V…
First African American group to sign contract with recording…
Military band, Hell Fighters. Stabbed to death.
Created in New Orleans, had frontline playing melody. Dixiela…
James Reese Europe
-Hired by the Castle couple. African American from Alabama. V…
Europe's Society Orchestra
First African American group to sign contract with recording…
51 terms
American Popular music
Rhythm
Beat
Meter patterns
Down beat
How music is organized in time
Most basic time unit in music
Repeating patterns of strong and weak pulses
Recurring strong pulse
Rhythm
How music is organized in time
Beat
Most basic time unit in music
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