Project #12619 - MUSICAL WRITING PROJECT

 

MUSICAL WRITING PROJECT

 

DUE DATE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013

 

1) LENGTH: 6-8 Pages

 

2) DOUBLE-SPACED

 

3) MLA STYLE

 

4) REFERENCE and BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE

 

5) FOOTNOTES (if using a direct quote from a direct source)

6) NOTE: The paper may have some biographical notes but the paper as a whole CANNOT be just a biography. Pick certain musical works, find them on YOU-TUBE, listen to them many times and be able to write descriptive paragraphs on what you have heard of whichever artist(s) and style (s) of music you have chosen.

 

 

TOPICS

1) FOLK MUSIC IN AMERICA and 19th CENTURY POPULAR MUSIC IN AMERICA (BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER THE CIVIL WAR)

 

a)   WORK SONGS

b)   FOLK BALLADS

c)   SEA CHANTEYS

d)  SPIRITUALS

e)   HYMNS

f)    AFRICAN- AMERICAN SPIRITUALS

g)   MINSTRELSY

h)  STEPHEN FOSTER

i)     STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

(VAUDEVILLE, THE REVUE, MUSICAL COMEDY (Musical Theatre)

j)     THE MARCH and JOHN PHILIP SOUSA (“THE MARCH KING”)

 

2) COUNTRY AND WESTERN MUSIC

a)   HILLBILLY MUSIC

b)  BLUEGRASS

c)   HANK WILLIAMS

d)  BOB WILLS

e)   CHET ATKINS

f)    JOHNNY CASH

g)   NEWGRASS

h)  NASHVILLE SOUND

i)     RHYTHM & BLUES (Evolution of R & B from the late 1940s to the present moment)

j)     GOSPEL MUSIC (Evolution from the 1920s to the present moment)

k)  ROCKABILLY and ELVIS PRESLEY

l)     COUNTRY POP

m)CAJUN MUSIC

    n) WESTERN SWING

 

3) RAGTIME and THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

a)   SCOTT JOPLIN and his SOLO PIANO RAGS

b)  EUBIE BLAKE and his SOLO PIANO RAGS and COMPOSITIONS

c)   JELLY ROLL MORTON and his SOLO PIANO COMPOSITIONS

d)  THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK COMPOSERS

(1920-1985)

(GERSHWIN, COLE PORTER, RODGERS and HART, IRVING BERLIN, etc.)

 

 

JAZZ AGE PART 1

 

THE BLUES and ITS ORIGINS

a)   COUNTRY DOWN HOME BLUES

b)  CLASSIC BLUES

c)   CHICAGO and URBAN BLUES (MUDDY WATERS, B.B.KING, BUDDY GUY, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, etc.)

d)  ROBERT JOHNSON

e)   SON HOUSE

f)    LIGHTNING HOPKINS

g)   HOWLIN WOLF

h)  BIG BILL BROONZY

i)     MA RAINEY

j)     BESSIE SMITH

 

 

 

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ

-JELLY ROLL MORTON and his RED HOT PEPPERS

-        LOUIS ARMSTRONG

-        SIDNEY BECHET

-        BIX BEIDERBECK

CHICAGO STYLE (Dixieland)

____________________________________________________

 

EARLY JAZZ PIANO STYLES

 

a)   STRIDE RAGTIME (HARLEM STRIDE PIANO)

b)  BOOGIE WOOGIE

c)   EARL HINES

d)  GEORGE GERSHWIN’S RHAPSODY IN BLUE

 

 

 

 

 

THE BIG BANDS (SWING ERA) – THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BIG BANDS (1934 – 1947)

 

a)   COUNT BASIE

b)  BENNY GOODMAN

c)   LIONEL HAMPTON

d)  HARRY JAMES

e)   LES BROWN

f)    TOMMY DORSEY

g)   GLENN MILLER

h)  CHARLIE BARNET

…..and many others

 

JAZZ PIANISTS 1930 – 1960

a)   ART TATUM

b)  MARY LOU WILLIAMS

c)   TEDDY WILSON

d)  HANK JONES

e)   LENNIE TRISTANO

f)    GEORGE SHEARING

g)   ERROLL GARNER

h)  OSCAR PETERSON

i)     BILL EVANS

 

DUKE ELLINGTON

CONCERT JAZZ WORKS

Examples:

1)  BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE

2)  SUCH SWEET THUNDER (SHAKESPEREAN SUITE)

3)   THE QUEEN’S SUITE

4)  AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE

5)  HARLEM (A TONAL PARALLEL TO HARLEM)

6)  NIGHT CREATURE

7)  FAR EAST SUITE

8)  NEW ORLEANS SUITE

9)  LATIN AMERICAN SUITE

10)                    DIMINUENDO AND CRESCENDO IN BLUE
(live 1958 version in Holland can be found on  YOU-TUBE separated in 2 videos)

11)                    SACRED CONCERTS

 

PROGRESSIVE JAZZ BANDS

(STAN KENTON, WOODY HERMAN, THAD JONES & MEL LEWIS, BUDDY RICH, GIL EVANS, JOHN FEDCHOCK, MAYNARD FERGUSON, MARIA SCHNEIDER)

 

1)  BEBOP JAZZ (CHARLIE PARKER, DIZZY GILLESPIE,

BUD POWELL, THELONIOUS MONK, MILES DAVIS, MAX ROACH)

 

2)  HARD BOP

3)  COOL JAZZ and THIRD STREAM JAZZ

4)  THE JAZZ ORGANISTS

5)  THE JAZZ GUITARISTS

6)  FREE JAZZ
*7) JAZZ SAXOPHONISTS (from COLEMAN HAWKINS to JOSHUA REDMAN and CHRIS POTTER)

8)JAZZ PIANISTS FROM 1956 to the present

(from Bill Evans to Keith Jarrett to Brad Mehldau and Jason Moran)

 

 

9) CLASSIC ROCK

10) R & B

11) HARD ROCK

12) HEAVY METAL

13) SOUL

14) DISCO

… and others

 

 

MUSIC FROM THE CARIBBEAN and LATIN AMERICA

 

1)  TANGO and NUEVO TANGO of

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA

 

2)  BRAZILIAN BOSSA NOVA MOVEMENT

 

3)  AFRO-CUBAN MUSIC

a)   Famous orchestras (MACHITO, CHICO O’FARRILL, TITO PUENTE, ORQUESTA RIVERSIDE, BENY MORE and BANDA GIGANTE)

b)  SALSA (ex. Willie Colon, Hector Lavoe, etc.)

c)   LATIN JAZZ ( Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camilo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Paquito D’Rivera, etc.)

d)  FROM HABANERA to TIMBA

(mambo, cha-cha-cha, guaguanco, and other genres of Cuban musical and dance forms)          



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

MUSICAL WRITING PROJECT

 

 

 

DUE DATE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013

 

 

 

1) LENGTH: 6-8 Pages

 

 

 

2) DOUBLE-SPACED

 

 

 

3) MLA STYLE

 

 

 

4) REFERENCE and BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE

 

 

 

5) FOOTNOTES (if using a direct quote from a direct source)

 

6) NOTE: The paper may have some biographical notes but the paper as a whole CANNOT be just a biography. Pick certain musical works, find them on YOU-TUBE, listen to them many times and be able to write descriptive paragraphs on what you have heard of whichever artist(s) and style (s) of music you have chosen.

 

 

 

 

 

TOPICS

 

1) FOLK MUSIC IN AMERICA and 19th CENTURY POPULAR MUSIC IN AMERICA (BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER THE CIVIL WAR)

 

 

 

a)   WORK SONGS

 

b)   FOLK BALLADS

 

c)   SEA CHANTEYS

 

d)  SPIRITUALS

 

e)   HYMNS

 

f)    AFRICAN- AMERICAN SPIRITUALS

 

g)   MINSTRELSY

 

h)  STEPHEN FOSTER

 

i)     STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

 

(VAUDEVILLE, THE REVUE, MUSICAL COMEDY (Musical Theatre)

 

j)     THE MARCH and JOHN PHILIP SOUSA (“THE MARCH KING”)

 

 

 

2) COUNTRY AND WESTERN MUSIC

 

a)   HILLBILLY MUSIC

 

b)  BLUEGRASS

 

c)   HANK WILLIAMS

 

d)  BOB WILLS

 

e)   CHET ATKINS

 

f)    JOHNNY CASH

 

g)   NEWGRASS

 

h)  NASHVILLE SOUND

 

i)     RHYTHM & BLUES (Evolution of R & B from the late 1940s to the present moment)

 

j)     GOSPEL MUSIC (Evolution from the 1920s to the present moment)

 

k)  ROCKABILLY and ELVIS PRESLEY

 

l)     COUNTRY POP

 

m)CAJUN MUSIC

 

    n) WESTERN SWING

 

 

 

3) RAGTIME and THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

 

a)   SCOTT JOPLIN and his SOLO PIANO RAGS

 

b)  EUBIE BLAKE and his SOLO PIANO RAGS and COMPOSITIONS

 

c)   JELLY ROLL MORTON and his SOLO PIANO COMPOSITIONS

 

d)  THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK COMPOSERS

 

(1920-1985)

 

(GERSHWIN, COLE PORTER, RODGERS and HART, IRVING BERLIN, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

JAZZ AGE PART 1

 

 

 

THE BLUES and ITS ORIGINS

 

a)   COUNTRY DOWN HOME BLUES

 

b)  CLASSIC BLUES

 

c)   CHICAGO and URBAN BLUES (MUDDY WATERS, B.B.KING, BUDDY GUY, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, etc.)

 

d)  ROBERT JOHNSON

 

e)   SON HOUSE

 

f)    LIGHTNING HOPKINS

 

g)   HOWLIN WOLF

 

h)  BIG BILL BROONZY

 

i)     MA RAINEY

 

j)     BESSIE SMITH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ

 

-JELLY ROLL MORTON and his RED HOT PEPPERS

 

-        LOUIS ARMSTRONG

 

-        SIDNEY BECHET

 

-        BIX BEIDERBECK

 

CHICAGO STYLE (Dixieland)

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

EARLY JAZZ PIANO STYLES

 

 

 

a)   STRIDE RAGTIME (HARLEM STRIDE PIANO)

 

b)  BOOGIE WOOGIE

 

c)   EARL HINES

 

d)  GEORGE GERSHWIN’S RHAPSODY IN BLUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BIG BANDS (SWING ERA) – THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BIG BANDS (1934 – 1947)

 

 

 

a)   COUNT BASIE

 

b)  BENNY GOODMAN

 

c)   LIONEL HAMPTON

 

d)  HARRY JAMES

 

e)   LES BROWN

 

f)    TOMMY DORSEY

 

g)   GLENN MILLER

 

h)  CHARLIE BARNET

 

…..and many others

 

 

 

JAZZ PIANISTS 1930 – 1960

 

a)   ART TATUM

 

b)  MARY LOU WILLIAMS

 

c)   TEDDY WILSON

 

d)  HANK JONES

 

e)   LENNIE TRISTANO

 

f)    GEORGE SHEARING

 

g)   ERROLL GARNER

 

h)  OSCAR PETERSON

 

i)     BILL EVANS

 

 

 

DUKE ELLINGTON

 

CONCERT JAZZ WORKS

 

Examples:

 

1)  BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE

 

2)  SUCH SWEET THUNDER (SHAKESPEREAN SUITE)

 

3)   THE QUEEN’S SUITE

 

4)  AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE

 

5)  HARLEM (A TONAL PARALLEL TO HARLEM)

 

6)  NIGHT CREATURE

 

7)  FAR EAST SUITE

 

8)  NEW ORLEANS SUITE

 

9)  LATIN AMERICAN SUITE

 

10)                    DIMINUENDO AND CRESCENDO IN BLUE
(live 1958 version in Holland can be found on  YOU-TUBE separated in 2 videos)

 

11)                    SACRED CONCERTS

 

 

 

PROGRESSIVE JAZZ BANDS

 

(STAN KENTON, WOODY HERMAN, THAD JONES & MEL LEWIS, BUDDY RICH, GIL EVANS, JOHN FEDCHOCK, MAYNARD FERGUSON, MARIA SCHNEIDER)

 

 

 

1)  BEBOP JAZZ (CHARLIE PARKER, DIZZY GILLESPIE,

 

BUD POWELL, THELONIOUS MONK, MILES DAVIS, MAX ROACH)

 

 

 

2)  HARD BOP

 

3)  COOL JAZZ and THIRD STREAM JAZZ

 

4)  THE JAZZ ORGANISTS

 

5)  THE JAZZ GUITARISTS

 

6)  FREE JAZZ
*7) JAZZ SAXOPHONISTS (from COLEMAN HAWKINS to JOSHUA REDMAN and CHRIS POTTER)

 

8)JAZZ PIANISTS FROM 1956 to the present

 

(from Bill Evans to Keith Jarrett to Brad Mehldau and Jason Moran)

 

 

 

 

 

9) CLASSIC ROCK

 

10) R & B

 

11) HARD ROCK

 

12) HEAVY METAL

 

13) SOUL

 

14) DISCO

 

… and others

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC FROM THE CARIBBEAN and LATIN AMERICA

 

 

 

1)  TANGO and NUEVO TANGO of

 

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA

 

 

 

2)  BRAZILIAN BOSSA NOVA MOVEMENT

 

 

 

3)  AFRO-CUBAN MUSIC

 

a)   Famous orchestras (MACHITO, CHICO O’FARRILL, TITO PUENTE, ORQUESTA RIVERSIDE, BENY MORE and BANDA GIGANTE)

 

b)  SALSA (ex. Willie Colon, Hector Lavoe, etc.)

 

c)   LATIN JAZZ ( Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camilo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Paquito D’Rivera, etc.)

 

d)  FROM HABANERA to TIMBA

 

(mambo, cha-cha-cha, guaguanco, and other genres of Cuban musical and dance forms)          

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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