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Chapter 16 Bebop a complex harddriving style of jazz that emerged shortly after World War II it is played without musical notation by a small ensemble Big bands a midto largesize dance band that emerged in the 1930s to play the style of jazz called swing Blues an expressive soulful style of singing that emerged from the AfricanAmerican spiritual and work song at the end of the nineteenth century its texts are strophic its harmonies simple and repetitive Chance music music that involves an element of chance rolling dice choosing cards etc or whimsy on the part of the performers especially popular with avantgarde composers Cool jazz a style of jazz that emerged in the 1950s that is softer more relaxed and less frenzied than bebop Electronic music sounds produced and manipulated by magnetic tape machines synthesizers andor computers Free jazz a style of jazz perfected during the 1960s in which a soloist indulges in flights of creative fancy without concern for the rhythm melody or harmony of the other performers Jazz a lively energetic music with pulsating rhythms and scintillating syncopations usually played by a small instrumental ensemble Minimalism a style of modern music that takes a very small amount of musical material and repeats it over and over to form a composition New Orleans jazz an early style of jazz that emphasized improvisation by a small group of soloists cornet clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section Postmodernism an allinclusive style in the arts that developed after 1945 and in which almost anything goes with all works valued equally Prepared piano a piano outfitted with screws bolts washers erasers and bits of felt and plastic to transform the instrument from a melodic one to a percussive one Ragtime an early type of jazz emerging in the 1890s and characterized by a steady bass and a syncopated jazzy melody Scratching manipulating the needles of one or more turntables scratching on the vinyl of the record while other prerecorded sounds loop continually in the background Sampling extracting a small portion of prerecorded music and then mechanically repeating it over and over as a musical backdrop to the text of a rap song Swing a mellow bouncy flowing style of jazz that originated in the 1930s Symphonic jazz music mostly of the 1920s and 1930s that incorporates idioms of jazz into the genres and forms traditionally performed by the classical symphony orchestra Synthesizer a machine that has the capacity to produce transforms and combine electronic sounds
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