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MUSIC 105 Study Guide for Quiz

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MUSIC 105 Study Guide for Quiz MUSC 111

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Dr. Baltimore only had one quiz so this will be super helpful.
Intro to Music in the US
Samuel Baltimore
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This 5 page Study Guide was uploaded by Stacy Downing on Saturday January 30, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to MUSC 111 at Towson University taught by Samuel Baltimore in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 34 views. For similar materials see Intro to Music in the US in Music at Towson University.


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Listening Portion of Intro to Music Quiz Chapt Title Background About the Song ers Chapter “The  (from Psycho) 1. Composer: Herrmann (1911-1975) 18 Murder” 2. Genre: Film Music 3. Timbre: Orchestra 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: Programmatic 6. Rhythm: short, intense, harsh 7. Tempo: rapid “Star Wars  Groundbreaki 1. Composer: John Williams (b.1932) Main Title” ng 1977 film 2. Genre: Film music 3. Timbre: Orchestra, brass, percussion 4. Texture: homophonic 5. Form: programmatic 6. Meter: duple Chapter “Yankee  First 1. Composer: Unknown 4 Doodle” appeared in 2. Genre: Here, fife, drum music 3. Timbre: fife, drums print in 1782 4. Texture: Monophonic 5. Form: Strophic 6. Meter: duple Chapter “ I wish I  Written about 1. Composer: Daniel Decatur Emmett 6 was in 1860 ( 1815-1904) Dixie 2. Genre: Minstrel Song  As a lively Land” plantation 3. Timbre: bass voice, alto voice, song-and- mandolin, folk percussion dance routine 4. Texture: Verse is monophonic, Chorus is homophonic (walkaround) 5. Form: Strophic 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: Brisk “ I Dream  Written in 1. Composer: Stephen Foster (1826- of Jeanie 1854 1864) with the 2. Genre: Sentimental Song 3. Timbre: Tenor voice, guitar Light of 4. Melody: pentatonic melody Brown Hair” 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: Strophic 7. Meter: Duple 8. Tempo: Slow (rubato) “Oh!  Written in 1. Composer: Stephen Foster 2. Genre: Minstrel song Susanna” 1848  Nonsense 3. Timbre: Pete Seeger’s voice with verse defies banjo logic and 4. Melody: Pentatonic 5. Texture: Homophonic simply 6. Form: Strophic entertains 7. Meter: Duple “The  Written in 1. Composer: John Stafford Smith Anacreonti 1778 (1750- 1836) c Song” 2. Lyricist: Ralph Tomlinson (1744-  Wine drinking for 1778) Anacreontic 3. Genre: Drinking Song Club 4. Timbre: Male Chorus, a cappella 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: Strophic 7. Meter: Triple “ Get Off  Written in 1. Composer: Anonymous the Track” 1844 for 2. Lyricist: Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. (1813- enthusiastic 1853) 3. Genre: Abolitionist or Emancipation audience Song 4. Timbre: Vocal Soloists and chorus with string ensemble 5. Melody: Major 6. Texture: Homophonic 7. Form: Strophic 8. Meter: Duple Chapter “The Stars  March written 1. Composer: John Philip Sousa (1854- 8 and Stripes in 1896 1932) Forever” 2. Genre: March 3. Timbre: Concert Band 4. Key: E-flat Major 5. Texture: homophonic 6. Form: A A B B C D C D C 7. Meter: Duple 8. Tempo: Moderate “Maple 1. Composer: Scott Joplin (1868-1917)  Composed in Leaf Rag” 1899 2. Genre: Ragtime 3. Timbre: Piano 4. Key: A- flat Major 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: March form A A B B A C C D D 7. Meter: Duple 8. Tempo: tempo di Marcia, moderate “Rose”  Written in 1. Composer: George M. Cohan (1878- 1923 1942) 2. Genre: Barbershop Music 3. Timbre: A cappella male chorus 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: verse-chorus 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: flexible and moderate “Alexander  Recorded in 1. Composer: Irving Berlin (1888-1989) 2. Genre: Tin Pan Alley Song ’s Ragtime 1911 Band” 3. Timbre: Bessie Smith with Her Band 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: Verse- Chorus 6. Meter: Duple “Night and  Lyricist: FRED 1. Composer: Cole Porter (1892-1964) Day” ASTAIRE 2. Genre: Tin Pan Alley Song  In 1932 for 3. Timbre: Astaire voice and dance musical Gay band 4. Texture: Homophonic Divorce 5. Form: Verse- Chorus A B A 6. Meter: Duple 7. Harmony: the harmonies are very sophisticated Chapter “Hellhound  Written in 1. Composer/Performer: Robert 9 on My Johnson (1911- 1938) 1937 Trail”  Lonely 2. Genre: Country blues traveler far 3. Timbre: High pitch male voice and from home guitar 4. Melody: descending melody suggest and missing his “sweet depressing mood little woman” 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: 12-bar blues 7. Meter: Duple 8. Tempo: Slow “ Lost Your  Written in 1. Composer: Bessie Smith (1886-1939) Head 1926 2. Genre: Classic- 12- bar blues Blues” 3. Timbre: Bessie Smith, trumpet, piano 4. Harmony: 1,4,5 chords 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: 12-bar blues 7. Meter: Duple 8. Tempo: Moderately slow “St. Louis  Written in 1. Composer: W.C. Handy (1873-1958) Blues” 1914 2. Genre: Urban Blues 3. Timbre: Bessie Smith voice, organ, trumpet 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: Modified twelve-bar blues 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: Slow “Hotter  Hot Five 1. Composer: Lillian Hardin Armstrong, than That” Louis Armstrong, Hot Five (1898- recorded in 1928 1971) 2. Genre: New Orleans Jazz 3. Timbre: Louis Armstrong vocals, cornet, trombone, clarinet, piano, guitar 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: a series of improvised solos on the thirty-two bar tune 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: fast “Carolina  Shout was 1. Composer: James P. Johnson (1894- Shout” 1955) form of a religious 2. Genre: Stride piano dance 3. Timbre: piano  Recorded in 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: March Form- 16 car strains 1921 Chapter “ Taxi War  Written in 1. Composer/Arranger: Count Basie 10 Dance” 1939 and Lester Young 2. Genre: Kansas City Jazz 3. Timbre: 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 saxophones, piano, guitar, contra bass, drums 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: 32 ndbar choruses 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: Moderate, relaxed “Mood  Written in 1. Composer: Duke Ellington (1899- Indigo” 1930 1974)  Played with 2. Genre: Big Band Arrangement 3. Timbre: Big Band mutes 4. Melody: chromatic 5. Harmony: Bitonal harmonies 6. Texture: Homophonic 7. Form: A series of verses (strophic) 8. Meter: Duple 9. Tempo: Slow and Bluesy “Take the A  Written in 1. Composer: Billy Strayhorn (1915- Train” 1941 1967) 2. Genre: Big Band music 3. Timbre: piano trumpets, cornets, trombones, saxophones, guitar, bass, percussion 4. Melody: Angular Harmony: loosely structured 5. Texture: Homophonic 6. Form: Strophic A A B A “Koko”  Written in 1. Composers-Improvisers: Charlie 1945 Parker (1920-1955) and Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) 2. Genre: Bebop 3. Timbre: Alto Saxophone, trumpet, piano, drums, bass 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: a series of choruses, each featuring one or more solo instruments 6. Tempo: Extremely rapid “Concerto  With mutes, 1. Composer: Duke Ellington (1899- for Cootie” buzzes or 1974) ringings, 2. Genre: Concert Jazz playing 3. Timbre: Saxophone, Clarinet, extremely Trumpets, Trombones, bass, drum high/ low 4. Texture: Homophonic ranges 5. Form: A A B A 6. Meter: 4 beats to the bar  Written in 7. Tempo: Relaxed, Bluesy 1940 “Take Five”  Written in 1. Composer: Paul Desmond (1924- 1959 1977), saxophonist Dave Brubeck Quartet 2. Genre: Progressive Jazz 3. Timbre: piano sax, bass, drums 4. Texture: Homophonic 5. Form: ABA “Boplicity” 1. Composers: Miles Davis and Gil  A 1945 example of Evans cool jazz 2. Arranger: Gil Evans 3. Genre: Cool Jazz 4. Timbre: The Miles Davis Nonet 5. Form: 3 a a b a choruses 6. Meter: Duple 7. Tempo: Moderate Chapter “A Love  Written in 1. Composer: John Coltrane (1926- 15 Supreme- 1964 1967) Part 1, 2. Genre: Spiritual or Sacred Jazz 3. Timbre: John Coltrane Quartet, tenor Acknowled g- sax, piano, bass, drum ement” 4. Texture: Polyphonic 5. Meter: Duple 6. Form: 8-bar phrases in a free rhapsodic fashion


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