San Jacinto College South
MUSI 1310 - American Popular Music



Online resources: http://music.wadsworth.com/campbell_2e

Bob Odneal's (tptdr) Youtube site

FINAL EXAMS

Review All Homework 1,2,3,& 4 for final exam as well as notes from class and movies.

10:00 a.m. MW Class, FINAL IS Mon. May 9 10:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

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11:30 a.m MW Class FINAL IS Wed. May 11 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.

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TEST MONDAY May 2nd over HOMEWORK 4
Chapters 9 and 10

Test Monday Feb. 28, 2011 over Homework 1 and 2

NEW HOMEWORK 4 Due Monday April 11th.
LISTED FARTHER DOWN THE PAGE

Homework 1 Chapter 1
DUE MONDAY 1/24/2011

1. 12-bar blues form: Poetic, Melodic, Harmonic, and Rhythmic (from class notes)
2. accent
3. bar
4. beat
5. classical music
6. cross-pollination
7. folk music
8. genre
9. lieder
10. sheet music
11. syncopation
12. tempo
13. timbre

The Elements of popular music

14. instrumentation
15. dynamics
16. melody
17. harmony
18. texture
19. form
20. rhythm
21. Define popular music based on class discussions

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Homework 2
Chapters 2 and 3

Terms to know : Chapter 2

Due Monday 2/14/2011 at class

1. Blackface
2. Bones
3. call-and-response
4. chorus
5. endman
6. interlocutor
7. march
8. minstrelsy
9. olio
10. sheet music
11. syncopated dance music
12. Tin Pan Alley
13. Vernacular
14. waltz song
15. Stephen Foster
Terms to know: Chapter 3

1. Blues
2. call and response
3. collective improvisation
4. country blues
5. fox trot
6. front line
7. hi-hat
8. improvisation
9. jazz
10. march
11. multisectional form
12. pentatonic scale
13. piano rag
14. race record
15. strain
16. Scott Joplin
17. John Philip Sousa
18. Robert Johnson

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HOMEWORK 3 Due Monday March 7th.
Terms to know Chapters 4 and 5


1. acoustic recording
2. amplifier
3. brass section
4. electric recording
5. microphone
6. riff
7. scat singing
8. stride piano
9. string section
10. vibrato
11. wind section
12. jazz
13. collective improvisation
14. Fats Waller (from class notes)
15. Louis Armstrong (from class notes)
16. George Gershwin

Terms to know Chapter 5

1. backbeat
2. ballad
3. big band swing
4. bridge
5. comping
6. crooner
7. hi-hat
8. scale
9. arpeggio
10. song interpreter
11. standard
12. swing
13. walking bass
14. jazz form (from class notes)
15. cool jazz (from class notes)
16. bop (from class notes)
17. Benny Goodman
18. Miles Davis
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HOMEWORK 4 Due Monday April 11th.
Chapters 9 and 10

Terms to know Chapter 9

1. electric blues
2. jump band
3. lead guitar
4. rhythm and blues
5. rocakabilly
6. rock and roll
7. Elvis
8. Jerry Lee Lewis
9. Chuck Berry
10. Little Richard

Terms to know Chapter 10

1. a capella
2. gospel
3. Hammond organ (from class notes)
4. concept album
5. feedback
6. hook
7. melisma
8. mixing
9. Motown
10. multitrack recording
11. power chord
12. Woodstock (from class notes)
13. Janis Joplin
14. Jim Morrison
15. Jimi Hendrix