Dense, homophonic textures
Tin Pan Alley-style orchestration
Complex, interlocking rhythms
Large amounts of reverberation ("echo" effect)
Sweeping, tuneful melodies with lush string arrangements
A repetitive, riff-based instrumental style featuring complex, interlocking polyrhythms which evidence conceptual links with African music styles
Live performances featuring meandering improvised instrumental solos, weaving together diverse genres.
Political, poetic lyrics and strophic forms with sparse, acoustic instrumentation.
Subject matter of the lyrics
AAB lyrical form
12-bar verses with I-IV-I-V-I harmonic motion
Call-and-response between vocals and instruments
Both A and C
It fused ideas and forms of folk music with timbres more associated with rock music, such as electric guitars, drums, and keyboards.
At 6:00, it became the longest record to break into the pop charts and receive radio airplay.
It featured serious themes in its lyrics, something that would influence the development of rock music.
All of the above
The Grateful Dead
The “high, lonesome sound” of early country and ballad singers.
The poetic and musical forms of the blues.
The complex instrumental arrangements of Tin Pan Alley.
Both A and B.
Exemplified the tensions and fears of many during the Great Depression; it was primarily performed by crooners backed by piano intended for listening audiences.
Exemplified the sense of freedom, vitality and enjoyment of the New Deal Era; it was primarily dance music characterized by “rocking” rhythmic motion and played by big bands.
Exemplified the politically-charged 1960s; it featured singer-songwriters with philosophically complex lyrics and strophic forms.
None of the above
Are two different names used to describe the same genre.
Arose as more dignified replacements for the terms “race” and “hillbilly” music.
Named brand new musical styles in the 1930s and 1940s postwar era.
Were never officially used to describe popular music styles.
Is a clear fusion of Mexican son jarocho with Los Angeles rock ‘n’ roll.
Has a full, smooth sound and exemplifies call-and-response throughout.
Is a kind of extended Afro-Cuban montuno section, with small melodic-rhythmic building blocks (riffs) combined and re-combined in different ways throughout the piece.
Has an AABA form, and haunting minor key melody intended to evoke “the orient.”
It included non-western instruments and new studio techniques
It featured a large variety of instrumental combinations
It was a unified concept album that presented itself as a complete marketing package.
All of the above