ISU MUS 152 - Final Exam Study Guide (2 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide


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Type:
Study Guide
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Mus 152 - Experiencing Music
Edition:
1

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Mus 152 1nd Edition Exam 3 Final Study Guide Lectures 21 23 Lecture 21 November 18 Know basic facts and vocab on the banjo and the people Stereotype a commonly held over simplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing Akonting West African instrument 3 strings 2 long 1 short Clawhammer technique 2 fingers Drone string 5th string on the banjo played with thumb Minstrel Shows white northern performers in black face parodies of black slave life Stephen Foster Old Susannah minstrel show composer Dan Emmett Dixie minstrel show performer banjo player 1880 s 1890 s banjo marketed to the upper class and women Because of this the instruments were made smaller they were highly ornamented genteel repertoire tutors traveling teachers and contests 1600 s first appearance in North America 150 years banjo played almost exclusively by African then African American musicians 1700 s banjo combined with fiddle violin Lecture 22 November 20 Know basic facts and vocab about the banjo By WWI the elevation fad of banjos faded away Banjo left in the hands of rural white southerners 1920 s golden age of recording 1923 Fiddlin John Carson The Old Hen She Cackled Okeh Records Ralph Pear producer Furniture stores hifi equipment 1923 the old hen fiddling John Carson first commercial country record Hillbilly image promoted by record company 1920 s guitar added to hillbilly stereotype Same images as minstrel shows but applied to white rural southerners Dock Boggs hillbilly musician Charlie Poole Take a Little Drink on Me Hillbilly stereotype internalized Guitar sold through mail order added rhythmic pulse American guitar companies Gibson C F Martin 1930 s Great Depression major slow down of recording industry golden age of the radio New Technology Radio Federal regulation early 1930 s XERA Broadcast from Mexico set up by Dr John Brinkley set up million watt radio station played country music most successful musicians carter family Maybelle Sara A P Carter ex Keep on the Sunny



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