AOS3: Popular music in context

  • Dance Music
  • Britpop
  • Songs from Musicals
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  • Created by: Anna
  • Created on: 20-04-10 16:33

Dance Music

Influences:

  • Jamaica
  • USA
  • Germany

Styles:

  • House
  • techno
  • Jungle
  • Jazz & funk
  • Hip hop

Music technology:

  • Mixing & scratching
  • Sampling & Looping
  • Digital effects and quantizing
  • Sequencing
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Britpop

Composers:

  • Blur
  • Oasis
  • Pulp

Instruments:

  • Lead singer
  • Guitars
  • Percussion

Features:

  • British accents
  • Tuneful vocals
  • Simple structure
  • Lyrics about ordinary life
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Musicals

Composers:

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Tim Rice

Features:

  • Easy to sing melody
  • Diatonic harmony
  • Simple structure
  • Hook
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Comments

Aimee Storton

Tim Rice isn't a composer, he's a lyricist

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