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THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC!!
Transcript of THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC!!
By: Sussy, Susana,Merlin, and Emily
-In the 1930s there were more popular songs written by jazz musicians than in the 1920s
Vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.
The Evolution Of Music
The first Victrola gramophone that could play records in a person's home was released in 1906.
Live music was a critical component to enjoying music in the 1900s.
New Orleans was the root of Jazz music
Tim Pall Alley , Ada Jones were one of many musicians that were popular at the time.
The first sign that black people in America were finding their sound.
What is the definition of music??
-By 1930, the Great Depression had befallen the nation. 25 percent of the workforce was jobless, and up to 60 percent of African American men had no work. Cities became crowded with people searching for work after farms began to wither and rot. Black musicians were not allowed to do studio or radio work.
-As the 1930's drew to a close,swing was pumping through jukeboxes and radios around the country.However,after Hitler's Germany invaded Poland in 1939,the United States was soon drawn into war, whose effect extended into the evolution of jazz.
Rock and roll dominated popular music in the latter half of the 1950s. The musical style originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, and quickly spread to much of the rest of the world. Its immediate origins lay in a mixing together of various black musical genres of the time, including rhythm and blues and gospel music; with country and western and Pop.
Blues had a huge influence on mainstream American popular music in the 1950s with the enthusiastic playing styles of popular musicians like Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry, departed from the melancholy aspects of blues and influenced Rock and roll music
Bebop, Hard bop, Cool jazz and the Blues gained popularity during the 1950s while prominent Jazz musicians who came into prominence in these genres included Lester Young, Ben Webster, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus,
At the beginning of the 1960s, pop and rock and roll trends of the 1950s continued; nevertheless, the rock and roll of the decade before started to merge into a more international, eclectic variant known as rock. In the early-1960s, rock and roll in its purest form was gradually overtaken by pop rock, beat, psychedelic rock, blues rock, and folk rock, which had grown in popularity.
The country and folk-influenced style associated with the latter-half of 1960s rock music spawned a generation of popular singer-songwriters who wrote and performed their own work. Towards the decade's end, genres such as Baroque pop, sunshine pop, bubblegum pop, progressive rock and heavy metal started to grow popular, with the latter two finding greater success in the following decade.
In North America, Europe, and Oceania, the decade saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 1970s.] In Europe, a variant known as Euro disco rose in popularity towards the end of the 1970s. Aside from disco, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, and soul remained popular throughout the decade.
Rock music played an important part in the Western musical scene, with punk rock thriving throughout the mid to late 1970s. Other sub genres of rock, particularly glam, hard rock, progressive, art rock, heavy metal as well as glam metal achieved various amounts of success.
Other genres such as reggae were innovative throughout the decade and grew a significant following.
The 1980s saw the emergence of pop, dance music and new wave. As disco fell out of fashion in the decade's early years, genres such as post-disco, Italo disco, Euro disco and dance-pop became more popular.
Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience. Sub genres such as new wave. Also, the 80s saw the emergence of Thrash Metal, a genre which started on the west coast of the United States, particularly in California. Thrash Metal was created as an underground genre in response to the glam metal scene, which some felt lacked intensity
The 1980s are commonly remembered for an increase in the use of digital recording, associated with the usage of synthesizers, with synthpop music and other electronic genres featuring non-traditional instruments increasing in popularity. Also during this decade, several major electronic genres were developed, including electro, techno, house, freestyle and Eurodance, rising in prominence during the 1990s and beyond.
During this time many artist that we now know started their career at this time (1990's)
The Internet transforms music scene as companies offer free music over the Internet without paying copyright fees. Music industry executives take the issue to court. A ruling prompts Napster to stop distributing copyrighted music free and team up with industry giant Bertelsmann to provide material for a fee.
Artist like Micheal Jackson ,Amy Whinehouse.Whitney Houston are artist that were huge at the time but ended their career by the cause of death.
Newcomers came along such as Britney Spears , Mariah Carey , Eminem ,Usher Beyonce and many more were introduced to the world with huge hits .
Alternative rock, Contemporary rock, pop, metal, Electronic ( Creates Dubstep)
Dvd's and MP3's were introduced.
How music was presented??