Engli sh Music Silver Jürimäe 11A
Folk and Choir Music <ul><li>English music originates from folk music </li></ul><ul><li>Songs from the Middle ages are reg...
Opera <ul><li>The first great name in English music is Henry Purcell </li></ul><ul><li>George Frederick Handel  (1685-1759...
Classical Music of the 20th Century <ul><li>Benjamin Britten  (1913-1976)  -  composer and conductor who  also wrote  chor...
20th Century Musicals <ul><li>Noel Coward  (1899-1973)  -  theatre, cinema, song-writing, acting, singing and literature <...
Jazz <ul><li>England does not have a strong reputation for jazz </li></ul><ul><li>One of London’s radio stations is the co...
Pop and Rock in England <ul><li>Cliff Richard  (1940- ) has had a long successful career, despite the changing in public t...
 
Solo Rock Stars <ul><li>Sir Elton John (1947- )  performs a mixture of rock and roll piano with soulful singing </li></ul>...
 
New Trends <ul><li>Progressive Rock – Pink Floyd, Genesis </li></ul><ul><li>Punk – The Sex Pistols , The Clash </li></ul><...
 
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Unit 10: English Music

  1. 1. Engli sh Music Silver Jürimäe 11A
  2. 2. Folk and Choir Music <ul><li>English music originates from folk music </li></ul><ul><li>Songs from the Middle ages are regularly sung today and still much loved </li></ul><ul><li>Cecil Sharp and Ralph Vaughan Williams </li></ul><ul><li>In medieval times the most popular form was choral music </li></ul><ul><li>John Dunstable – international reputation </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=didDhytNFP0&feature=related </li></ul>
  3. 3. Opera <ul><li>The first great name in English music is Henry Purcell </li></ul><ul><li>George Frederick Handel (1685-1759) - T he Messiah, Music for the Royal Fireworks and Zadok the Priest. His works dominated for 150 years after his death </li></ul><ul><li>John Gay, John Pepusch and Thomas Arne. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnHksDFHTQI </li></ul>
  4. 4. Classical Music of the 20th Century <ul><li>Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) - composer and conductor who also wrote choral works and solo songs </li></ul><ul><li>Other famous musicians - Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Michael Tippett </li></ul><ul><li>England also has many high quality orchestras </li></ul><ul><li>Famous performers: Kathleen Ferrier, Yehudi Menuhin, Janet Baker, John Ogdon are John Lill </li></ul>
  5. 5. 20th Century Musicals <ul><li>Noel Coward (1899-1973) - theatre, cinema, song-writing, acting, singing and literature </li></ul><ul><li>Lionel Bart (1930-1999) – Oscar (1960) </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-) - Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Starlight Express, Phantom of the Opera </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wveW9Tw2JKE </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jazz <ul><li>England does not have a strong reputation for jazz </li></ul><ul><li>One of London’s radio stations is the commercial Jazz FM </li></ul><ul><li>Johnny Dankworth, Ronnie Scott and Courtney Pine. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pop and Rock in England <ul><li>Cliff Richard (1940- ) has had a long successful career, despite the changing in public taste </li></ul><ul><li>The Beatles – the “Fab Four” – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. First hit was From me to you . </li></ul><ul><li>The Rolling Stones - enjoyed long-lasting popularity , had their own distinctive style . Satisfaction, Paint it Black and Get off My Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLMH577a2M4&feature=related </li></ul>
  8. 9. Solo Rock Stars <ul><li>Sir Elton John (1947- ) performs a mixture of rock and roll piano with soulful singing </li></ul><ul><li>Freddie Mercury (1946-1991) - powerful voice and wonderful stage performance </li></ul><ul><li>Sting (1951- ) - England's most creative and political singer/song-writer/actor. </li></ul><ul><li>Other famous singers - George Michael, Rod Stewart and David Bowie. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTa8U0Wa0q8&feature=related </li></ul>
  9. 11. New Trends <ul><li>Progressive Rock – Pink Floyd, Genesis </li></ul><ul><li>Punk – The Sex Pistols , The Clash </li></ul><ul><li>Glam Rock – David Bowie, Elton John, Bryan Ferry </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy Metal- Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple </li></ul><ul><li>Reggae – The Clash, The Police </li></ul><ul><li>The New Romantics – Duran Duran, Depeche Mode </li></ul>

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