Gr. 11 Guitar EXAM DATE & REVIEW

Gr. 11 Guitar EXAM --> Wednesday, June 14.
Please share music history presentations.

The Guitar exam will have a large music listening portion based on the repertoire of the music history seminars. Below is the information you will need and the links to the recordings that will be on the test. Please share your music history presentations to answer the last question of each artist/genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Oud

Country of Origin: Persia, Turkey, Egypt

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: 3500 BCE

Performer: Farid El Atrache

Composer: Traditional

Name of piece: Taksim Taksim

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SPIhvv0vYs

Know five facts about the history of the Oud instrument and Oud music as genre and style.

 

Guitar/genre: Lute

Country of Origin: Italy

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: Late 1400s

Performer: Nigel North

Composer: Weiss

Name of piece/song: Sarabande from Partita in G minor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cz6M98-LcTo

Know five facts about the history of the Lute instrument and Lute music as genre and style.

 

Guitar/genre: Flamenco

Country of Origin: Spain

Date of origin of instrument and genre: 1500s

Performer: Paco de Lucia

Composer: Paco de Lucia

Name of piece/song: Solo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4rGQ7gKYx0

Know five facts about the history of the flamenco guitar music as genre/style and what Paco de Lucia contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Portuguese Guitar/Fado

Country of Origin: Portugal

Date of origin of instrument and genre: Ancient. Unknown dates.

Performer: Carlos Paredes

Composer: Carlos Paredes

Name of piece/song: Valsa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOiPi0X_-ts

Know five facts about the history of the Portuguese guitar instrument and Fado music as genre and style.

 

Guitar/genre: classical guitar

Country of Origin: Spain

Date of origin of instrument and genre: 1700s

Performer: Andrés Segovia

Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos

Name of piece/song: Etude No 7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18UBuL6sfZ0

Know five facts about the history of the classical guitar instrument and classical guitar genre/style and what Andrés Segovia contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Samba

Country of Origin: Brazil

Date of origin of instrument and genre: Late 1800s

Performer: Antonio Carlos Jobim

Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim

Name of piece/song: Desafinado

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44sp4W3WiBk

Know five facts about Brazilian music as genre/style and what Antonio Carlos Jobim contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Blues

Country of Origin: America

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: Late 1800s

Performer: Robert Johnson

Composer: Robert Johnson

Name of piece/song: CrossRoads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsB_cGdgPTo

Know five facts about the history of Blues music and what Robert Johnson contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Manouche Jazz (Gypsy Jazz)

Country of Origin: Europe and America

Date of origin of instrument and genre: Early 1900s

Performer: Django Reinhardt

Composer: Django Reinhardt

Name of piece/song: Minor Swing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcE1avXFJb4

Know five facts about the history Manouche jazz and what Django Reinhardt contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Rock ‘n Roll

Country of Origin: America

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: 1950s

Performer: Chuck Berry

Composer: Chuck Berry

Name of piece/song: Johnny B. Good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8JULmUlGDA

No points required.

 

Guitar/genre: Rock

Country of Origin: America

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: 1960s

Performer: Jimi Hendrix

Composer: Jimi Hendrix

Name of piece/song: Purple Haze

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJQjQTwf12U

Know five facts about the history of the electric guitar instrument and rock music as genre/style and what Jimi Hendrix contributed to this genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Folk – Singer/Songwriter

Country of Origin: Canada

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: 1970s

Performer: Joni Mitchell

Composer: Joni Mitchell

Name of piece/song: A Case of You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YuaZcylk_o

Know five things about folk guitar Joni Mitchell and what she contributed to the folk guitar playing and the folk music genre.

 

Guitar/genre: Modern Jazz

Country of Origin: America

Date of origin of instrument and/or genre: 1980s

Performer: Pat Metheny

Composer: Pat Metheny

Name of piece/song: Last Train Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9vQ_y9JJ1E

Know five facts about Pat Metheny and what he contributed to the modern jazz music genre.

 

Music Theory

Please review TTSTTTS, how to build a major scale and the intervals.

 

Written Component

There will be a long answer question to be completed.