The motif is introduced in the live guitar and also in guitars 1-4, this creates a canon. The parts are often imitative. There is a new idea of strummed chords which starts in bar 36. Tonality. At the start of the piece there is tonal ambiguity and it is not obvious that the key is in E minor until the bass guitars enter.
Electric counterpoint is written for 7 pre recorded guitars and 2 bass guitars with a solo guitarist playing over the recordings. When performed, the live guitr is amplified to fit in with the backing tape. All together the piece contains 10 guitars. Steve Reich uses Electric Counterpoint because he uses an electrical recording of the 7 pre recorded guitars and uses counterpoint which means two or more independent melodies playing together (polyphony). The piece is tonally ambiguous at the beginning of the piece but there are hints of it being in E minor but doesn't become clear until the bass guitars come in and then you can tell that the piece is in E minor.
Guitar Gods of Rock Music Music has so many genres, rock music is one of the most popular music genres of all time. Rock music, sometimes also known as”rock and roll”, is a style of music that became popular in the 1950s in America and Europe. Rock music is primarily based on older musical styles, such as rhythm and blues music invented by African American performers such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard, with a heavy focus on guitars, drums, and powerful vocals. (Hwakins, 2010) When it comes to rock music on guitar, Eric Clapton will be one of the top guitarists to come up in our minds. Blues master, rock star and even pop icon.
Jimi Hendrix is most likely the most well known in hallucinogenic type and is usually thought of a standout amongst the most gifted guitarists ever. In the few years between his development as a performance specialist and his expiration from a barbiturate overdose at the stature of his notoriety, Jimi Hendrix wrought a slew of radical updates on popular music. Ascending from a broken home, neediness, and racial separation, Jimi carried unrivaled dramatic artistry, specialized capability, and innovativeness to shake music. Jimi chose to make his own particular soul impacted hallucinogenic band with himself at the steerage. The called it "The Jimi Hendrix Experience".
Growing up B. Guitar Playing III. The start of a career C. Early Stage D. Rise to Fame IV. Most memorable performances E. Monterey F. Woodstock V. How he is remembered VI. Conclusion The Life of Hendrix Jimi Hendrix was one of the most influential guitar players of his time.
King's adorning music has inspired three generations of proficient blues and rock guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Otis Rush, Robert Cray, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Albert always kept his tone innovative and intensive; raw with passion. He was a master of string bending sounds that produced awe-inspiring and astonishing music.He didn't become prominent until after signing with stax records in 1955. The blues-man, Albert, one of the first bluesmen who crossed over into the world of soulful music, signing with Stax Records and recording such classic songs as “Born Under a Bad Sign” and “Crosscut Saw.” During the mid 80s, King announced his retirement because of
Les Paul, A Music Revolutionary Les Paul played a key role in the innovation of modern day music. He was responsible for many inventions that are still used all around the world. His contribution to the music industry was a turning point for music. It was a leap in the right direction on the path to the current industry. The development of multi-track recording was one of Paul’s most successful projects, along with the invention of the first solid body electric guitar in 1941.
I don’t think any band fits this category better than Led Zeppelin. This legendary hard rock band brought everything to the table during the 1970’s and the creativity of this group was unbelievable. Whether it was Jimmy Page’s amazing guitar riffs mixed with Robert Plant’s legendary voice, or John Bonham’s gut-busting drum solos along with John Paul Jones’ skillful techniques on bass guitar/keyboard: this band had it all. People all over the world worshiped these Gods of Rock like no other. Led Zeppelin is truly an influential music group because they transformed Rock n’ Roll into something that people had never heard before and proved that there was no limit to the amount of creativity that could go into one song.
According to Steven Knopper, a reporter for Rolling Stone, the song We Owned the Night by Lady Antebellum jumped to number 1 in the first week, “selling 347,000 copies” (Knopper). In 2006 Hillary Scott, Charles Kelly, and Dave Haywood came together to create a band, which they later named Lady Antebellum. Lady Antebellum is a family of musicans that has been influenced by artists such as the Allman Brothers Band and The Eagles, and they have won countless awards on their many songs. Many different people have influenced Lady Antebellum. In an interview with the lead guitarist Dave Haywood, Patrick Luce- a reporter for Monsters and Critics, reported that the three of them “pull from vocal groups like the Eagles and Allman Brothers” (Luce).
I thought they were most similar to a jazz band, but they did things that a lot of different styles don’t do in America. For instance, they had a Steel drum song, a tabla, and the Tuvan throat singer. The most peculiar instrument, I thought, was the drumitar made by future man. At first, I didn’t know what it was; it looked too big to be a keyboard. Adding it all together, it felt like each sound worked together to get this awesome combination of sounds.