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Title: By Maria Komarova


1
Music in the United States
  • By Maria Komarova

2
Contents
  • General information about music in the US
  • Ragtime
  • Blues
  • Bluegrass
  • Blues-rock
  • Boogie-Woogie
  • Delta blues
  • Rhythm and blues
  • Rock and roll
  • Jazz
  • Country music
  • Pop music
  • Hip Hop
  • Concert venues

3
General information about music in the US
  • A new stage in the history and the development of
    the culture of the American people begins after
    the Civil War. Work songs of blacks, blues,
    ragtime, jazz and so on became very popular in
    the USA after the liberation of blacks from
    slavery.

4
Ragtime
  • alternately spelled Ragged-time
  • its peak popularity between 1897 and 1918
  • typical instruments Mainly piano, sometimes
    banjo
  • Scott Joplin

5
Blues
  • Stylistic origins African American folk
    music Work songs
  • Cultural origins Late 19th century, southern
    United States John Lomax
  • Typical instruments
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Harmonica 
  • Drums 
  • Saxophone 

6
Bluegrass music
  • is a form of American roots music.
  • has roots in Scottish, English, Welsh, and Irish
    traditional music.
  • was inspired by the music of Immigrants and
    African-Americans,
  • particularly through genres such as jazz
  • and blues.
  • A 5-string Banjo

7
Blues-rock
  • is a hybrid musical genre combining blues and
    rock and roll styles
  • electric guitar, bass guitar and drum kit, with
    the electric guitar

8
Boogie-woogie
  • is a style of piano-based blues that became very
    popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s,
  • guitar and piano
  • Colin Ross Quartet

9
Delta blues
  • is one of the earliest styles of blues music.
  • originated in the Mississippi delta (from Memphis
    to Vicksburg).
  • guitar and harmonica are the dominant
    instruments.
  • Robert Leroy Johnson

10
Rhythm and blues
  • often abbreviated to RB
  • originated in the 1940s
  • Typical instruments Bo Diddly
  • Drum kit
  • Double bass
  • Saxophone
  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Electric guitar

11
Rock and roll
  • (often written as rock roll or rock 'n' roll)
  • originated and evolved in the United States
    during the late 1940s and early 1950s,
  • Typical instruments Electric guitar, string bass
    or later bass guitar, drums,
  • piano, saxophone.

12
Jazz
  • is a music genre that originated at the beginning
    of the 20th century in African American
    communities in the Southern United States
  • Typical instruments The King Carter Jazzing
    Orchestra
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone 
  • Bass Guitar Louis Armstrong
  • Flute
  • Piano 
  • Double bass 
  • Banjo

13
Country music
  • country and Western
  • is a blend of popular musical forms originally
    found in the Southern United States and the
    Appalachian Mountains
  • Typical instruments Roy Acuff
  • Guitar
  • Fiddle
  • Piano
  • Harmonica
  • Drums
  • Mandolin
  • Banjo

14
Pop music
  • is commercially recorded music,
  • usually consisting of relatively short and simple
    love songs

Tiffany Darwish
Michael Jackson
15
Hip hop
  • originated in the working class communities of
    New York City, in the late 1970s
  • DJ Afrika Bambaataa first outlined the four
    pillars of hip-hop culture MCing, DJing,
    breaking, graffiti writing
  • RAP refers to "spoken or
  • chanted rhyming lyrics
  • with a strong rhythmic
  • accompaniment"

16
Concert venues
  • Carnegie Hall
  • (Midtown Manhattan in New York City)
  • Kodak Theatre
  • (the Hollywood) Walt Disney Concert
    Hall
  • (the Los Angeles Music Center)
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