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musik artikel (Interpretation und charakterisierung)



Musical roots of rock'n'roll:

1. Konzert
2. Jazz

folk music: mainly based on English, Scotish, Irish traditional music - music which people entertains - ballads: based on melodies and storylines - about love, war, sailors, soldiers, cycle of seasons - dance music: more rhytmic than ballads - fiddle and accordion - bluegrass: hillbilly - folk music of poor white people - no e - instruments - banjo + mandolin and string bass- about unsuccessful love, homelife, religion - Ballad singers: popular during 1940s / 50s - modern version of old folk ballad - simple melodies - major and modal scale - stories about people and their social problems - Woody Gutherie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan,... - western swing: during 1930s / 40s as dance music - mixture of folk ballad style tunes and Dixieland or trad jazz - inventor: Bob Willis - fiddle, guitar, bass, drums, saxophone, trumpet, vokals, - country and western: main form of music in the southern states - taking all elements of all the other forms mentioned above - Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Tex Ritter - rhythm and blues: music of black Americans in the 1940s/ 50s - Chuck Berry and Little Richard + others make it popular with white music fans