Presentation on theme: "HISTOIRE DES ARTS From Gospel to Hip Hop: country music 3DP6."— Presentation transcript:
HISTOIRE DES ARTS From Gospel to Hip Hop: country music 3DP6
Country music comes from the Appalachian Mountains, an area populated by the poorest Scottish and Irish immigrants. Not all American music has its origins in slavery. Country and western music comes from the experience of poor whites. It originates directly from European musical heritage. Look closely at the instruments used in country music (the violin, the banjo, the acoustic guitar, the harmonica) and the style of dance, there is an obvious resemblance to Celtic music. Country music comes from the Appalachian Mountains, an area populated by the poorest Scottish and Irish immigrants.
The violin The guitar The banjo The harmonica A microphone to sing! Music: The city of New Orleans by Willie Nelson
Most songs concern the traditional rural themes of the family and God. White farmers compensated their extreme poverty with the idea of the superiority of the white male and the idea that their simple life was more moral and nearer to God. 1. Les chansons de style country parlent des fermiers pauvres américains, de leur famille et de Dieu. 2. Ce sont des hymnes à la gloire de Dieu 3. Les amateurs de country sont machos 4. Les fermier américains pensent quils sont supérieurs autres 5. Ils vivent une vie simple et respectent des valeurs morales RIGHT OR WRONG :
But country music is also a music about having fun. Its about southern girls who drink beer, wear cow-boy boots and dance on the table. To millions of Americans Nashville, Tennessee, is the capital of country music.
Music style Origin /DatePlaceInstrumentsCharacteristicsPeople COUNTRY Poor white farmers, Scottish & Irish immigrants Appalachian Mountains Nashville, Te Violin Banjo Guitar Harmonica Superiority white male Family Moral values Near God Cow boy dancing Willie Nelson Gretchen Wilson
Cow boy country dancing show Modern country music (Gretchen Wilson, All jacked up) Modern country music Line dancing steps Music for dancing (Bruce Springsteen, Old Dane Tucker) Music for dancing Now watch and practice!