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Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
Unit 10: English Music
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Unit 10: English Music

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  • 1. Engli sh Music Silver Jürimäe 11A
  • 2. Folk and Choir Music
    • English music originates from folk music
    • Songs from the Middle ages are regularly sung today and still much loved
    • Cecil Sharp and Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • In medieval times the most popular form was choral music
    • John Dunstable – international reputation
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=didDhytNFP0&feature=related
  • 3. Opera
    • The first great name in English music is Henry Purcell
    • 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
    • John Gay, John Pepusch and Thomas Arne.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnHksDFHTQI
  • 4. Classical Music of the 20th Century
    • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) - composer and conductor who also wrote choral works and solo songs
    • Other famous musicians - Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Michael Tippett
    • England also has many high quality orchestras
    • Famous performers: Kathleen Ferrier, Yehudi Menuhin, Janet Baker, John Ogdon are John Lill
  • 5. 20th Century Musicals
    • Noel Coward (1899-1973) - theatre, cinema, song-writing, acting, singing and literature
    • Lionel Bart (1930-1999) – Oscar (1960)
    • Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-) - Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Starlight Express, Phantom of the Opera
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wveW9Tw2JKE
  • 6. Jazz
    • England does not have a strong reputation for jazz
    • One of London’s radio stations is the commercial Jazz FM
    • Johnny Dankworth, Ronnie Scott and Courtney Pine.
  • 7. Pop and Rock in England
    • Cliff Richard (1940- ) has had a long successful career, despite the changing in public taste
    • The Beatles – the “Fab Four” – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. First hit was From me to you .
    • The Rolling Stones - enjoyed long-lasting popularity , had their own distinctive style . Satisfaction, Paint it Black and Get off My Cloud
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLMH577a2M4&feature=related
  • 8.  
  • 9. Solo Rock Stars
    • Sir Elton John (1947- ) performs a mixture of rock and roll piano with soulful singing
    • Freddie Mercury (1946-1991) - powerful voice and wonderful stage performance
    • Sting (1951- ) - England's most creative and political singer/song-writer/actor.
    • Other famous singers - George Michael, Rod Stewart and David Bowie.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTa8U0Wa0q8&feature=related
  • 10.  
  • 11. New Trends
    • Progressive Rock – Pink Floyd, Genesis
    • Punk – The Sex Pistols , The Clash
    • Glam Rock – David Bowie, Elton John, Bryan Ferry
    • Heavy Metal- Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple
    • Reggae – The Clash, The Police
    • The New Romantics – Duran Duran, Depeche Mode
  • 12.  

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