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Copy of Template American Music 20th Century Timeline


Bianca Santos

on 5 September 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Template American Music 20th Century Timeline

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History of music
The man discovered the sound through objects
5th century
7th century
Musical Revolution
In Egypt, Rome and Greece were the first instruments and musical notes.

Soon after the Jazz came another genre of music, the Blues.
British Invasion:
Classical Music:
Comes the Opera and instruments such as violins, violas, cello and piano forming the symphonic orchestras.
50.000 a.C
4.000 a.C
Middle Ages: The music usually was only sung in church choirs. After centuries comes the organ.
In 1920s the Jazz comes changes the concept of music.
Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven
20th century
Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday
Bessie Smith, Ray Charles e B.B. King
Lee Lewis and the most famous Elvis Presley
This genre was marked by the use of guitar and drums.
The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, David Bowie and others
The Rock has fallen, but
arises again in England.
Then comes the pop rock, heavy metal,
punk, hard rock.
Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen
The explosion of Pop: fusion of various genres, rock, hip-hop, dance, R & B.
The pop stars: Michael Jackson and Madonna
Electronic music: innovative instrument:
The synthesizer
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