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Name 5 types of Instrumentation for 'CD'?
Drum Machines, Drums & Percussion, Snyth, Samplers, Turntables & Vocals
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What three genre's have up-beat tempos in excess of 120 bpm?
House, Trance and Techno
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Name 1 technique used by synth and pianos parts in CD?
Stabs
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What often takes the role of a bass line?
Synth
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What influence do CD vocals have?
Soul
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What are the structures of CD based on?
Building up and breaking down textures
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Explain Drum 'n' Bass?
Fast syncopated drum patterns combined with elements of dub, reggae, sould, funk or jazz.
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Name all 9 genres of CD
Disco, House, Techno, Hardcore, Trance, Jungle/Drum n Bass, Speed Garage, Bib Big Beat, Dub step
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Where does House music have its origin?
Chicago 1977 'The Warehouse'
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What emerged from dance of clubs of London in the early 90s?
Drum and Bass
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What are the musical characteristics of Trance music?
Heavily quantized melodies, with hypnotic & repetitive feel.
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Commmon vocal features and lyrical content for House music?
Samples, Rapping & Soul influenced vocals
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Define 'the drop' in CD
Release of tension as the beat kicks in
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Describe two ways filters are used in dance music
High/Low Pass Filters
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What effects are commonly used in Dance music?
Reverb, Delay, Distortion, Chorus, Vocoders etc.
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What often takes the role of a bass line?

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What influence do CD vocals have?

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