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MUSC2258 week one notes

by: Chelsea Scott

MUSC2258 week one notes MUSC 2258

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History of Jazz
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Chelsea Scott on Sunday February 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MUSC 2258 at East Carolina University taught by Daniels in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 107 views. For similar materials see History of Jazz in Music at East Carolina University.


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Date Created: 02/07/16
MUSC 2258  Rhythm: the arrangement of sounds in time  Beat, tempo, and meter th th  Quarter notes, 8 notes, triplets, and 16 notes  Fundamental element in all music  Beat: the pulse of a song  Beat = pulse  “time feel” is commonly referred to as “swing”  Tempo: the speed or rate at which a beat passes  Slow, medium, or fast  Jazz requires a steady beat  Jazz musicians use metronomes to develop a strong steady beat  Meter: groups of beats  Each group of beats is called a measure and/or bar  4/4, ¾, 5/4, 7/4 and many other “meters” are used by jazz musicians  Syncopation: sounds that are arranged or stressed in different ways  occurs when upbeats receive more attention than downbeats  involves the subdivision of beats  a major component of swing feeling  Brass Family  Trumpet  Trombone  Tuba  Swing eighth note rhythm: th  Jazz musicians see 8 notes as tied-triplet rhythm  Jazz 8 notes are played with a lilted syncopated feeling Defining Jazz (the essential elements)  Improvisation: spontaneous performance of musical composition  A jazz performance can be divided into soloist and accompaniment  Swing feeling  Steady beat  Lilt  Syncopation Jazz Instrumentation  Instrumentation: the assortment or combination of instruments used in a jazz group  Changes throughout its history due to advancements in technology and instrument design  Rhythm section: the instruments provide accompaniment for the soloist


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