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Ragtime And Blues
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Ragtime and Blues Ragtime and Blues are the two music styles that give Jazz her name and life. Ragtime and blues, which are generated and rose into popularity at mostly the same time of period, are usually considered as closely connected because of Jazz and yet are very distinctive music styles. They affect Jazz in different perspectives, such as Ragtime in the usage of syncopation, the swing feeling, and Blues in the composition form, the improvisation, and the “Soul”. Similarity…...
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Cubism Early twentieth-century art movement begun in Paris, characterized by fragementation of forms into abstract or geometric pattens. Page 265 Expressionism A style of visual art and literature in Germany and Austria in the early twentieth century. The term is sometimes also applied to music, especially composers of the Second Viennese School (Schoenberg, Berg, Webern). Page 265 Atonality Total abandonment of tonality (which is centered in a key). Atonal music moves from one level of dissonance to another, without areas…...
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Music 101 M. Carpenter
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Listening Guide 52: Strayhorn, Take the A Train, by the Duke Ellington Orchestra (recorded 1941) 1. 32-bar song form (A-A-B-A), three choruses 2. piano introduction, syncopated chromatic motive 3. Chorus 1: saxophones present melody a. call-and-response: saxophones; muted trumpet and trombones 4. Chorus 2: muted trumpet, masterful improvisation, bent notes (shakes), glissandos 5. Chorus 3: unmuted trumpet solo Coda: two repetitions of A, softer closing with saxophone 6. ostinato Listening Guide 55: John Williams, Raiders March, from Raiders of the…...
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