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Lecture 19

ENGL 40761 Lecture 19: American Culture as Collage 4-6-17 class notes hughes bebop jazz class 2
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Department
English
Course
ENGL 40761
Professor
Fredman Stephen
Semester
Spring

Description
4/6/17 Crazyology and the Embraceable You – Hughes and Bebop Jazz Hughes and the Jazz • They worked well together and yet were independent enough to get meaning from both • Thelonious Monk: sparingly used notes yet a combination of Western polyphony and African polyrhythmic movement • Jazz styles appear in Howl and carry into “cutting” jazz solos (intense musical competitiveness) Eine Kleine Music History • Classic scales that hadn’t been used in Western music (from the likes of Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel, Schoenberg – others from Vienna) for a good deal of time were addressed by budding bebop musicians o Jazz musicians “plundered” world music Billie Holiday • Hughes wrote a poem for her, “Song for Billie Holiday” • Tremendously tragic life – yet/especially incredible effect on contemporary music; “Lady Day” • Signature song: “Strange Fruit” • Voice: croon; haunting; rasped; “gnawing”; honeyed; power and vulnerability; excellent control o Tension in withholding a “full throated” belt
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