Popular Music, discourse and meaning

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  • Created on: 10-10-15 13:03
What did 'The art of noises' believe about music?
Classical music belonged in the 19th century. In the 20th century, anything capable of making noise can make music
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What made John Cage say "Silence does not exist"?
He stepped into an anechoic chamber, where he realised that he could hear his blood pumping through his veins
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Why is it possible to argue that Depeche Mode made the 1st 'pop' record?
It used a lot of industrial noises and synthesisers
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What example can you give of language constructing reality and evolution changing the understanding of words?
Epic Greek poetry was accompanied by music. Nowadays, poetry tends not to be considered musical, as it is usually performed without accompaniement
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What is the difference between 'authorship' and 'authenticity' in music?
Authorship refers to the songwriter, authenticity refers to the performer. These used to be different people but now can be the same artist/band
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Who was the first band to be both author and authentic (write and perform their OWN songs)?
The Beatles
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What made John Cage say "Silence does not exist"?

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What example can you give of language constructing reality and evolution changing the understanding of words?

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