Informative Essay on Exam One

Flashcard maker : Josephine Mack
jazz
The most democratic music ever to evolve, and one which is indigenous to the United States is
true
In present-day America, we are conditioned to hearing music as an accompaniment to daily life.
true
Most jazz musicians agree that writing down an exact jazz interpretation is next to impossible.
false
The jazz musician, like his or her classical counterpart, is concerned with producing the \”ideal\” sound or tone on the instrument.
true
Work songs were used to organize tasks and to help pass the time.
true
The call and response pattern which was so important in African religious music can be heard in jazz musicians \”trading fours\”.
iambic pentameter
The meter of the blues lyrics is
congo square
The site in New Orleans where slaves were allowed to gather on Sunday to sing and dance was
an integral part of everyday life
Music in African culture was
a chord
The simultaneous sounding of three or more musical tones constitutes
the performances of individuals
Jazz traces its history through
syncopation
Stressing the weak beat or the weak part of the beat is called
forms used in jazz
The twelve-bar blues and the AABA are examples of
the drum
The most important instrument in African music was
a functional tool used in work, religion and life
The music of West Africa can best be described as
an improvisatory oral tradition
One of the major influences derived from Afro American culture is
congo square
SIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS WHERE SLAVES WERE ALLOWED TO GATHER ON SUNDAY TO SING AND DANCE
louis armstrong park
CONGO SQUARE IS NOW CALLED
creoles
PEOPLE WITH NEGRO AND FRENCH OR SPANISH ANCESTORY
aaba
FORM OF THE BLUES
small (five to seven players) ensembles that played for street parades and dancers
New Orleans marching bands were
Bessie Smith
Who was called \”The Empress of Blues?\”
Billie Holliday
Lady Day
Mahalia Jackson
THE GOSPEL SINGER WHO TOOK BESSIE SMITH UNDER HER WING
Louis Armstrong
PLAYED WITH BESSIE SMITH ON ST LOIUS BLUES
IT FOLLOWS A SPECIFIC CHORD PROGRESSION
BEST DESRCRIPTION OF A BLUES SONG
break
PLACE IN A COMPOSITION WHERE THE BAND STOPS AND A SOLOIST PLAYS BREIF FILL INS
robert johnson
SANG HELLHOUND ON MY TRAIL
ragtime
MUSIC THAT IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PIANO
jellyroll mortin
RAQGTIME PIANIST THAT WAS A PIMP FIGHTER MUSICIAN FULL TIME NIGHT STAR
jellyroll mortin
claimed to invent jazz
art tatum
Who among the following is considered to be the most versatile and possibly the best pianist in the history of jazz?
the baseline
In boogie-woogie piano playing, the ostinato phrase is always in
scott joplin
The most prolific composer of ragtime was
vibrato
The pulsating effect produced by small, rapid variations in pitch, one that musicians use to add warmth and interpretation in imitating the human voice is called
Sedalia, Missouri
Place where ragtime first flourished
ragtime
Term referring to the ragged rhythm of the music
geography, ethnic, social scene
WHAT FACTORS MADE NEW ORLEANS RIPE FOR THE BNIRTH OF JAZZ
HOW DO AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN MUSICAL TRADITIONS DIFFER, CONTRAST BOTH MUSICAL AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES

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