Features of waltz's!
- Written in 3/4 (3 beats per bar)
- Played by big orchestra's
- From Vienna/Austria
-1800's (Romantic Period)
- Example: Blue Danube by Johann Strauss (2nd)
Features of Minimalist Music!
- developed during the 1960's/1970's
- Multi-track recording
- Phrase shifting (on each repeat a note or rest is added or removed)
- Example: Piano Phrase by Mike Goldfield
Features of Disco Music!
- 4/4 (4 beats per bar)
- 120 bpm
- Verse - Chrous structure
- Middle eight
- Stabbing brass chords
- Example: Stayin alive by Bee gee's
Features of Bhangra Music!
- Sung and danced in celebration of harvest
- 2 important rhythm's played on the dhol - chaal and bhangra
Mixed with modern music (1980's) -
- instruments included bass guitar, electric guitar, synthesizers
- Modern Bhangra uses lots of music technology
- Repetitious = sequencing
- Lots of different layers
- Drum machines used instead of Dhol
- DJ Scratching
Pavanne and Galliard
Features of Pavanne!
- 1550 - 1600
- Court Dance
- Played on big formal occassions
- Either 2/4 or 4/4 (duple metre)
- Slow tempo
- Grand, slow and stately dance movements
- Instruments played by consort = Crumhorn, Lute, viol, virginal
- Played before the Galliard
Features of Galliard!
- Tripple metre (3/4)
- Fast tempo
- High kicks/jumps, lively dance movements
- Lots of dotted and syncopated rhythms