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Transcript of Music
Started with African American
direct lineage began in mid 1960's
American Blues were a big influence
Rolling Stones developed blues rock
by recording covers of many classic blues songs
often speeding up to tempo
UK blues-based developed what would become the hallmarks of heavy metal EX: loud distorted guitar sound
Kinks played a major role in popularizing
this sound with their 1946 hit "you really got me"
Term heavy metal first used in '60's song
"born to be wild" by Steppenwolf when they
referred to "heavy music thunder"
most people consider groups Black Sabbath,
Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple to be the first heavy metal bands
from there style
How it started
would be described as elegant and simple
used an instrument similar to the harp (lyre)
created in the very early years of Europe
described as majestic and tranquil
used an instrument
similar to piano
denotes a thought;
an expression of
Melody translates feeling into sound
Originated in 1910
Made a genre of its own in 1920s
Names to Remember:
What is R&B
developed in Jamaica in the late 1960.
Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated to R&B and RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s
guitar and/or piano
combines with drums
emphasis on beat in each bar
first genuine reggae records
were released"Nanny Goat"
by Larry Marshal & "no more heartaches"by The Ballones
Cowboy films contributed to its success
Originated in Southern US and Atlantic Canada
The way you think
The way you learn/react
Spread to different parts of the world
Made a way for
Your capacity of
Rock & Roll
What is it?
A simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
Did You Know?
Elvis was a struggling country artist before he was the "King of Rock and Roll"
Garth Brooks was once the top-domestic selling solo artist in the history of the US.
Country has produced one of the chart toppers of all time:
"How Do I Live' by LeAnn Rimes
The Dixie Chicks
Battle of the Ages
Reggae music was mainly popularized by Bob Marley first as the co-leader of the wailers; the band that provided the image of the urban guerrilla with Rude Boy (1960) and that cut the first guru of the movement, a stance that would transform him into a star particularly after his conversion to pop soul melody with ballads such as stir it up 1972, I shot the Sheriff 1973 and no women no cry 1974
modern commercial music
usually tuneful, up-tempo and repetitive
youth in particular
It was used to describe
as piece of music having
Commercially recorded music,
consisting of relatively short
and simple love songs is
known as 'pop music'.
Term 'pop music' originated in Britain in the mid-1950s
performed by artists as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Abba, etc.
Has been influenced by most
other genres of popular music
Support from electronic music and spoken passages from rap
Tempo from dance music
Vocal harmonies from
gospel music and soul
music formed from the
Picked up instrumentation from jazz and rock music
In 1980s video technique was introduced
Widespread use of the microphone,
multi-track recording, digital sampling
were the other technological innovations
had a strong
Teenagers to listen to music outside the home.
In 1960s, inexpensive portable transistor radios were introduced
Visual presence of pop stars
term 'pop music' was first used in 1926.
Typical Band Lineup
includes a drummer,
In 1950s television was introduced
Keyboard instruments are
sometimes used to
enhance the fullness of
and a singer, who may
or may not be an
a lead guitarist,
a rhythm guitarist,
Jerry Wexler of Billboard magazine : "rhythm and blues" in 1948
Drum kit – Double bass – Saxophone – Horns – Piano – Organ – Electric guitar – Vocals – Background vocalists
Music has changed over time
It's constantly changing
Music affects the brain
and capacity of learning
Way you think/learn
Pop: Nazish Mirza
Subgenres of each genre
There are ALOT
Easier to learn and memorize information
when written in music form
Not only sung in English
Is one language that
many people understand
and can communicate
Special Thanks To
For Country Music
Su Li For R&B (:
Colin Leighton For Metal (:
Charles Lynch For Reggae (: