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Classical, Great choral classics, Pop ballard, Jazz, Waltz, Baroque

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Classical

1750 – 1810

Orchestral

Composers: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven (not always as he came in late)

Piano was invented

4 bar phrasing

Easy tune- chords  + melody

Strong cadence: perfect, Imperfect

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Great Choral Classics

Female/male vocal

Religious related

SATB:

Soprano

Alto

Tenor

Bass

Composers: Handel (hallelujah)

Massive orchestras

Sang in churches

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Pop Ballard

Composers: Elton John, Whitney Houston

Romantic slow love song

Piano/acoustic guitar

Slow tempo

Thin texture: monophonic

                       Polyphonic

                       Homophonic

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Jazz

1910 – Modern day

Composers: Armstrong, Fitzgerald

Swing

4/4

12 bar blues (chord 1, 4, and 5)

A lot of improvisation

No conductor

Syncopation (off beat)

It was not written down

Trumpets/saxophone/trombone

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Waltz

1810 – Modern day

Composers: Strauss, Tchaikovsky

Started in Vienna

Music:

3/4

Om cha cha

1st beat has an accent

Simple chords

Tchaikovsky – Orchestral

 

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Baroque

1600 – 1750

Composers: Handel, Bach

Means highly decorated

Ornaments: trills, Acciaccatura

Weaves in and out

Small orchestra (focused on strings)

Harpsichord

Piano was not invited

 

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