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what are the notes of the treble clef?
F A C E, E G B D F
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what are th notes of the bass clef?
A C E G, G B D F A
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what is the structure of blues music?
A A B which means the first two verses are the same and the second one is different
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who was Bessie Smith?
a famous blues musician
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who were the blues brothers?
two famous blues musicians
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what instrumens are used in blues music?
harmonica, saxaphone, drums, violin and piano
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what are the best known 4 styles of blues music?
delta, piedmont, jump and the chicago
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what does "improvisation" mean?
making it up as you go along
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what were most blues songs about?
slavery
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what two types of music was blues a mixture of?
african and american
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who started the blues?
african slaves in america
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what is the 12 bar blues?
a repeated pattern of 3 chords that lasts 12 bars
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what does forte mean?
loudly
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what does the word piano mean?
quietly
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what is vamping?
improvising chords rythmaticy
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what is a coda?
a finishing off phrase
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what is a chromatic scale?
a scale that goes up and down the scale using every single note
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what is a drone?
a long held note
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what is an ostinato?
a repeated pattern
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what is syncopation?
empasising weak beats
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who was Bessie Smith?

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