Popular in Music 162
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Popular in Music
This 14 page Class Notes was uploaded by Seong Yong Park on Saturday May 16, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 162 at University of Washington taught by Dudley in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 78 views. For similar materials see Music 162 in Music at University of Washington.
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Date Created: 05/16/15
Power trios English stars again Focus on guitar J imi Hendrix from Seattle Started his power trio in UK where blues guitar was developing LISTEN Purple Haze J imi Hendrix 1967 new timbres distortion feedback virtuosity on guitar Eric Clapton gives blues a new feel and meaning for white youth LISTEN quotCrossroadsquot Robert Johnson 1936 vs Cream 1969 gtquotDifferences Consistent tempo speed meter Guitar virtuosity featured in guitar solos Faster tempo Instrumentation Acoustic guitar v electric guitars and a drum set Audience concert hall stadium less intimate More intense sound more dense sound distorted timbres heavy root of heavy metal Similarities 12bar blues Lyrics Guitar riff Blues melodic style especially in guitar solos Led Zepellin Jimmy Page from Yardbirds replaced Clapton there singer Robert Plant Late British blues early metal LISTEN Stairway to Heaven 1971 How this different from pop song conventions Length 8 minutes we cannot really listen to anything this long on radio in these days Evolving form instrumentation melody etc art rock progressive rock In what ways is it a precedent for heavy metal Building climaxing Screaming vocals Long hair style Length of song Epic mythical Virtuosic electric 2uitar Blues gtgt Metal black white LATIN ROCK LISTEN Oye Como Va Tito Puente 1963 Oye Como Va Santana 1970 difference electric guitar organ Instrumentation Santana wanted to become a blues singer but ended up becoming Latino singer Santana re ecting the Latin Caribbean scene for mainstream audiences BOOGALOO amp SALSA Boogaloo miXing Latin and African American style cha cha with a back beat LISTEN Bang Bang Joe Cuba 1968 What s Latin and What s African American Salsa Fania record label 1964 return to Caribbean roots innovations e g trombone new kinds of arrangements Puerto Rican musicians predominate originally PanLatino appeal LISTEN Siembra Ruben Blades amp Willie Colon 1970 LYRICS Form LATIN ROCK cont d LISTEN Oye Como Va Santana Dance genre Cha Cha Cha gtXltTCthlI39C Clavebased polyrhythm Blues melodic style in solos BOOGALOO amp SALSA Boogaloo miXing Latin and African American style cha cha with a back beat LISTEN Bang Bang Joe Cuba 1968 What s Latin and What s African American Latin percussion piano montuno callresponse coro Back beat Salsa Fania record label 1964 return to Caribbean roots innovations e g trombone new kinds of arrangements Puerto Rican musicians predominate originally PanLatino appeal LISTEN Siembra Ruben Blades amp Willie Colon 1970 LYRICS Form Pay attention to the lyrics salsa talked to audience about the painful life and it was appealing Funk Music gtquotWhat is funk dance groove importance of bass funky sound miXing rock and RampB playing with timbre sound Sly and the Family Stone Another multiethnic Bay Area band also Santana and Tower of Power Larry Graham s thumbslap bass technique LISTEN quotThank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Againquot Sly and the Family Stone 1970 Similarities and differences to James Brown s music similar polyrhythmic guitar strum prominent bass line cyclical form different less improv composed lyrics sung collectively less focus on individual verse and chorus appearance George Clinton and ParliamentFunkadelicPFunk psychedelic science fiction imagery humor and unbridled party aesthetic LISTEN Flashlight 1976 How does this differ from James Brown collective singing chorus more vocal arrangement many instruments esp synthesizer Moog funky speech search for new sounds Funk Music gtquotWhat is funk Smelly nasty and rough but attractive nonmusical Polyrhythm musical Thumb slap bass Sly and the Family Stone Another multiethnic Bay Area band also Santana and Tower of Power kind of the first group to introduce funk Larry Graham s thumbslap bass technique innovative bass technique thumb slap bass LISTEN quotThank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Againquot Sly and the Family Stone 1970 Similarities and differences to James Brown s music Similarities cyclic no chord progression polyrhythmic melodic bass line Differences vocal timbre collective singing verse and chorus singing timbres synthesizer wa wa pedal guitar bass slap voice Funk singers kind of imitated the sound of electric guitar When they sing George Clinton and ParliamentFunkadelicPFunk psychedelic science fiction imagery humor and unbridled party aesthetic Auditioned for Motown but changed his mind for some reason either unsuccessful or lost interest httpsWWWvoutubecomwatchv0JbUPskb7E seems very free and collectively unpredictable as opposed to James Brown s disciplined and organized band LISTEN Flashlight 1978 How does this differ from James Brown synthesizer give bass the prominence fun to dance to and fun to listen to because of variety small solos come in and out there is always something changing and unpredicted lyrics changes too in response to different solos 19708 Music Industry Consolidation LISTEN La Bamba 1958 vs Hotel California 1977 How would you compare these we ran out of time Probably pick it up tomorrow 1960s were when paradigms changed studio works Eagles as AOR Album Oriented Rock and garage band nostalgia Eagles was obsessed with polishing its music studio work LISTEN Too Late Now Carol King 1971 started as songwriter then became singersongwriter polished and highly produced intimacy compare to Dylan LISTEN Superstition Stevie Wonder 1972 Motown start use of synthesizer Excitement about the possibilities of rock think Led Zepellin vs dismay at the professionalization and commercialization of rock 19708 Music Industry Consolidation AOR Album Oriented Rock began as a progressive FM radio format music industry backs the best bands and invests in elaborate record production rough edges of rock smoothed out LISTEN Hotel California 1977 Listen to nuance and polish e g percussion LISTEN Too Late Now Carol King 1971 started as songwriter then became singersongwriter polished and highly produced intimacy compare to Dylan LISTEN Superstition Stevie Wonder 1972 Motown start use of synthesizer Excitement about the artistic possibilities of rock think Led Zepellin vs dismay at the professionalization and commercialization of rock garage band nostalgia AOR cont d Excitement about the possibilities of rock think Led Zepellin vs dismay at the professionalization and commercialization of rock Mainstream still has plenty of interesting music Stevie Wonder started with Motown and left to pursue his own creative vision LISTEN Living for the City Stevie Wonder 1972 use of synthesizer draws attention to racism and poverty Strong political music Moog synthesizer Developed by Robert Moog at ColumbiaPrinceton Electronic Music Center Introduced at Monterrey Pop Festival 1967 The first synthesizer to be used The word Punk was not used back in time PUNK MUSIC DI Y Do It Yourself Don t depend on the music industry Make your own music Reaction to commercialization and professionalization Aesthetic of alienation LISTEN Velvet Underground 1967 quotI39m Waiting for the Manquot CBGBs Lou Reed connections to Andy Warhol NYC performance art scene LISTEN 96 Tears and the Mysterians 1966 sons of Tejano migrant workers in Michigan The Ramones LISTEN quotI Wanna Be Sedatedquot 1978 working class alienation Compare to Beach Boys Fun Fun Fun http wwwyoutubecom watch VJ K7DAOFliIs this song has similar style with the Ramones music 1974 Ramones play in England goes over even bigger in UK Punk s musical genesis in US but has powerful appeal to English working class youth Sex Pistols manufactured misfit band managed by Malcom McLaren One of the members murdered his girlfriend VIDEO The Sex Pistols 1976 quotAnarchy in the UKquot httpsWwwyoutubecomwatchvcBojbjoMttI Clash a model for more politically committed punk music LISTEN I m so bored with the USA The Clash 1977 more musically ambitious Punk and Race Skin heads and White supremacy But diverse punk scenes Punk music has some in uence from Jamaican immigrants LISTEN La Bamba The Plugz LA Chicano band VIDEO Bad Brains Banned in DC at CBGBs httpWWWyoutubecomwatchv 7trnyORo Raw both in sound and emotional expression Angsty alienated Mosh pit MEANWHILE IN COUNTRY MUSIC Merle Haggard an icon of country authenticity What s an Okie LISTEN Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard 1969 Why have Okie sentiments changed Country as a conservative genre LISTEN quotI Can t Stop Loving Youquot Ray Charles 1962 Modern Sounds in County and Western Music ABCPa ramount records Ray Charles record company was surprised when Ray Charles said he wanted to do some country music LISTEN quotFunny How Time Slips Awayquot Willie Nelson 1962 What makes this country steel guitar song theme of heartbreak remembering voice accent timbre intimacy Merle Haggard an icon of country authenticity What s an quotOkie People from Oklahoma who are working in California LISTEN quotOkie From Muskogeequot Merle Haggard 1969 Why have quotOkie sentiments changed because they felt left out of social change Country as a conservative genre Merle Haggard is an icon of Country Music The lyrics of this song tells that Country music was against Hippies In the late 605 people got back from War and they were abused and stuff and people were against those stuff Counter culture as an urban movement country music was going away from it LISTEN quotMamas don t let your babies grow up to be cowboysquot Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson 1977 Garth Brooks LISTEN quotFriends in Low Placesquot Garth Brooks 1990 What makes it country breaking of voice yodellike country accent country timbre instrument ddle steel guitar LINE DANCE Line dancing does not have anything to do with country music Variation of set dances and group dances trace back to Europe and African American in uence Gullah Geechee Ring Shout Tranky Doo another lindy hot line dance Party Line Dance 705 or 805 Friends in low places we danced to this song today Choreographed as opposed to impromptu
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