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Lecture 7

Lecture 7

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Queen's University
MUSC 171
Kip Pegley

th Nov 4 Acid Rock - 1960’s “A Day in the Life” – By the Beatles • orchestral • mixed meter Civil Rights • NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) • Rosa Parks, Dec 1, 1995, Montgomery Alabama • Ruby Bridges • Freedom Rides, 1961: integrated busses ride into the Southern, segregated states • Stonewall Riots (1969) – leads to first Gay Pride March on 1970 1967 “The Summer of Love” • Haight Ashbury, San Francisco • Flower Power Assassinations & War • Vietnam • Medgar Evers, June 12, 1963 • John Kennedy (JFK), Nov 22, 1963 • Robert “Bobby” Kennedy, June 6, 1968 • Martin Luther King Jr., April 3 1968 Woodstock & Altamont • Mariposa Folk Festival, Orillia, ON th th • The Woodstock Music and Art Fair, August 15 -18 , 1969 • Altamont, December 6, 1969, The Rolling Stones • In the 1960s Quiet Revolution in Quebec, chanson became highly politicized “The Star Spangled Banner” (1969) – Jimi Hendrix • Used word painting (cries, screams, negative connotations, demonstrated by guitar riffs) o Not a national anthem (celebratory), but more of a national lament instead o Very Controversial rendition • Added a riff in the middle of the piece of the “Last Post” essentially imagery of soldiers dying in a national anthem rendition Heavy Metal Black Sabbath: Paranoid (1970) – by Ozzy Osbourne • Soaring high-pitched lead vocals • Big bottom end (low frequencies on rhythm guitars, bass and drums) • Searing lead guitar lines • Distortion • Guitar riffs (repeated melodic motifs) • no keyboards!!! • 2 metal/hard-rock Canadian bands, “Heart & Rush” CanCon (MAPL logo) • Stan Klees * M (music) – the music is composed entirely by a Canadian. * A (artist)
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