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Department
Music
Course
MUS2304
Professor
Alyssa Woods
Semester
Summer

Description
Class 6May2614714 PMGENRE HEAVY METALDefinition a rock style that developed around1970featuring high volume heavy use of distortion virtuosic guitar and ensemble plaing and extensive use of power chordsTerm attributed to William burrowghsMetal pioneers black sabbathCharacteristicsVolume distortionPower heavy timbersEmphatic rhythmsIntense vocalsHuge drum kitsHeavy dense drum and bass texturesKeyboards expand textureComplex harmonies chromaticism unusual scale patterns chord progressions based on modal scalesChromaticism sound darkerModes looking at Dark lyrics serius themesInfluenced by the stones yarbirds cream blues rooted heavy metalpioneersMetal pioneersEx Black sabbath black sabbathThis band leads todoom metalInfluenced by blues oriented rockOften build increase in tempo and build in texturethey start slowA lot of distortionSlower tempo with accents at the backTypical of heavy metal songsa lot of tracks that are long that doesnt follow cov
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