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Transcript of Musical Styles
Bluegrass & Country
Rock & Roll
Originated from the Baroque Era in Italy and Germany
Rock&Roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of blues, jump blues, jazz, and gospel music, together with Western swing and country music. Elements of rock and roll can be heard in blues records from the 1920s and in country records of the 1930s, the genre did not acquire its name until the 1950s
Birthplace of jazz was New Orleans around 1900.
Jazz is what led to Rock & Roll -> Hip Hop -> Rap.
The path of Jazz throughout the USA. New Orleans, Memphis, Chicago, New York
Blend of songs that came to America from Africa with slaves and the European traditions in faith.
Call and Response form is prevalent.
Opera is the telling of a story through music and singing. 450 years old.
Opera can be dramatic or comical. Dramatic opera is called Opera Seria. Funny opera is called Opera Bouffe.
Ride of the Valkyries
The Barber of Seville
The Marriage of Figaro
Porgy and Bess
Important Composers: Monteverdi, Handel, Mozart, Gluck, Wagner, Rossini, Vivaldi, Debussy, Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Britten, Gershwin.
Musical Theater is the telling of a story combining drama, music, dance, and visual arts on a stage.
The Sound of Music
Fiddler on the Roof
The Music Man
Bluegrass music was influenced by Jazz and the
music of the Appalachian Mountain area.
Instruments of Bluegrass
Country music uses the same instruments as Bluegrass but, adds in drums and electric guitar, giving it a jazz and rock influence.
New Era Country
Buck Ownes & Don Rich
Bill Haley & His Comets
The Beach Boys