Flashcards in Ch 10: Group Questions Deck (14):
What is the primary ingredient in “western African music”
Rhythmically define a difference between European and Western African music
European - strong 1 and 3, weak 2 and 4
Western African - mixed
What meter was jazz written in for decades?
Duple meter (2/4) and then in 4/4 in the swing era
What was third stream jazz?
Fusion of complex elements of European music with rhythmic and improvisational characteristics of jazz
What was the issue with odd meter in jazz
It was impressive but some felt like it didn’t sound right
Under what conditions does swing exist
Where a steady rhythm encounters an ever changing one
What are the 3 closest interpretations of the swing rhythm
quarter, dotted eighth, sixteenth
Quarter with triplet
What section or the band dictates the swing rhythm?
The style of Afro-Latin music is based on what
He spontaneous expression of emotions and or emotional content of the song
What was the Christian reaction to tango
Morally decadent and barbaric
American jazz found it necessary to discover ways to incorporate hat rhythms into their own harmonic and melodic styles?
Complex Latin rhythms
Who made swing important
Which Jazz is modal
Free / fusion