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MUS 165 - Part VII

Part VII - Chapters 35-39

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Contrasting section in the trio of a march? Break (dogfight)
Music that makes extensive use of quotations from other music? Quotation Music
American composer. He was leader of the U.S. Marine Corps Band then formed his own band. He is remembered today for his marches. Known as the "March King"? John Phillip Sousa (1854-1932)
American composer who made his living in the insurance industry. He was ahead of his time in experimental compositional techniques. He loved to weave fragments of familiar tunes into his works? Charles Ives (1874-1954)
Short, brilliant sounding music, usually featuring brass instruments? Fanfare
A type of music in which a minimum of changes occurs? Minimalism
American composer, the first woman to win a Pulitzer prize for music? Ellen Taafe Zwilich (b. 1939)
American minimalist composer, his Short Ride in a Fast Machine is the most played orchestral piece by a living composer? John Adams (b. 1947)
A not in a major scale - usually the third, fifth, or seventh - that in jazz is lowered one half step while the harmony remains in major? Blue notes
A type of song associated with African Americans in which a solo singer sings about some hardship; the usual form of the blues is a a b? Blues
A jazz piano style featuring a repeated figure in the bass part and a highly decorated melody line? Boogie Woogie
A jazz style for small group of players, consisting of two beats per measure and a rather lively tempo? Dixieland
An African American style of music, developed in the twentieth century that is characterized by improvised playing and syncopated rhythms? Jazz
A sentimental style of song popular in the nineteenth century? Parlor Song
Music created primarily for commercial purposes? Popular Music
A forerunner of jazz, usually for piano in a march-like style? Ragtime
A type of popular music containing many jazz influences that was arranged for big bands? Swing
The name associated with the popular music industry? Tin Pan Alley
American song writer. He wrote parlor songs and songs for minstrel shows. He composed some of America's most popular songs. Many of his songs reflect southern culture even though he was there very little during his lifetime? Stephen Foster (1826-1864)
African American composer, he became the King of Ragtime, his surviving piano rolls show us exactly how they were intended to be played? Scott Joplin (1868-1917)
African American blues singer, she was the highest played blues singer of her time? Bessie Smith (1894-1937)
African American trumpet player, band leader, and singer. Born in New Orleans, he was considered the first great improvising jazz soloist? Louis Armstrong (1900-1971)
African American jazz composer and pianist, the most influential jazz composer of all time, he wrote music in the swing or big band style? Duke Ellington (1899-1975)
An advanced jazz style for a small group, involving nearly continuous syncopation and flowing melodic line? Bebop (bop)
A type of country music in which acoustic instruments are used in an attempt to better capture the original qualities of country music? Bluegrass
A type of music containing folk-like qualities that is especially popular with the white culture of America's south? Country Music
A sophisticated type of jazz containing few stylistic guidelines? Free Jazz
The combination of two or more musical styles, usually relating to a combination of jazz and rock styles? Fusion
A type of African American music that consists of rapid delivery of words in a singsong style? Rap
A term for African American popular music? Rhythm and Blues
A popular style of music that contains features of both rhythm and blues and country music? Rock (Rock and Roll)
A general term for several types of African American music? Soul
A popular form of entertainment in the later part of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century consisting of four actor/performers and a variety of lighthearted acts? Minstrel Show
A type of theater that features music as well as actions, scenery, and costumes? Musical Comedy
A popular type of stage entertainment in the early twentieth century consisting of music and other variety acts? Vaudeville
American composer and conductor, for many years he was the conductor of the New York Philharmonic. His music became increasingly popular for concerts? Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
American composer, he was a Tin Pan Alley composer before he began writing concert music, his music combines elements of jazz and classical styles? George Gershwin (1898-1937)
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