Concept albums offered a new and unique manner by which to organize and package music for sale to the listener.  Do you think this was a positive change for the industry?

//Concept albums offered a new and unique manner by which to organize and package music for sale to the listener.  Do you think this was a positive change for the industry?

Concept albums offered a new and unique manner by which to organize and package music for sale to the listener.  Do you think this was a positive change for the industry?

Music discussion question

Answers the following questions

Concept albums

Concept albums offered a new and unique manner by which to organize and package music for sale to the listener.  Do you think this was a positive change for the industry?  Please explain your position.

Are concept albums still around today or was the idea vanished?

1970’s Rock influences

The 1970s saw a growing influence on rock from other seemingly unrelated genres of music such as jazz, classical and Latin styles (in the case of Santana) Bands including Deep Purple, The Who, Emerson Lake Palmers and even the Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis with his album Bitches Brew where part of this movement.

How did these influences manifest themselves in rock?

Genres

Describe the main differences of the genres below (consider musical elements). Pick a favorite and explain why you like it better than the others.

-Reggae

-Funk

-Disco

Genres

Describe the main differences of the genres below (consider musical elements). Pick a favorite and explain why you like it better than the others.

-Progressive Rock

-Jazz Rock

-Southern Rock

Black Pop success

What do you think is the reason for the success of black musicians in the 1970s?

 

Assignment Instructions:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the audio by listening to it several times
  2. Research the composer using the course text and other sources
  3. Complete this form
  4. Use complete sentences
  5. Make sure to save your responses

For this assignment you will submit a listening response to Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin, using the Listening Response Form.

Your Name: Course: Popular Music in American Society
(1 point) Performer information:

 

 

 

 

 

(1 point) Song information (include dates/instrumentation/ Album name):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2 points) Musical elements of the song (Use full sentences):

 

1. Describe the Music Genre:

 

2. Describe the tempo:

 

3. Meter (4/4, 3/4, 2/4):

 

4. Describe the texture and lyrics:

 

(2 points) What significantcontribution (s) did this artist (s) made to Rock Music? (Use full sentences):

 

 

 

 

 

 

(4 points) Reaction to the music:

Provide a personal reaction to the music you listened and examined. It is important that you explain WHY you feel the way you do. Do not simply say that you liked or disliked it. (100 words minimum)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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