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1 Let the music begin! Ars longa, vita brews. (Hippocrates) МОУ «Романовская средняя общеобразовательная школа» 2007год.

2 ЦЕЛИ ПРОЕКТА: Познакомиться с разными стилями музыки; узнать, какую музыку слушают подростки и взрослые; понять, почему люди слушают музыку.

3 STYLES OF MUSIC Classical music Pop music Jazz Blues Ragtime Rock’ n’ roll Country music

4 Classical music Most young people like pop music but there are teenagers who prefer Rossini and Beethoven to rock. Different composers from different countries have conquered the hearts and feelings of people all over the world. Germany, Italy and Russia are internationally known as musical countries. Sometimes we spend our free time, listening to music by W. Mozart and other composers. His “ 4 th Symphony” impressed us very much. Such music can evoke different feelings. It enriches people and appeals to their hearts. return back

5 POP MUSIC “Pop” is short for “popular” and there has always been popular music. Nowadays young people prefer modern music. If you want to listen to it you can attend the music halls and the concerts of popular groups and singers. Many people enjoy visiting their concerts. They buy tickets beforehand and often take flowers for their favourite singers. return back

6 Jazz Jazz was born in the USA, Louisiana, New Orleans. There were large cotton plantations. Slaves were brought from Africa to work in the fields. In Louisiana and the city of New Orleans the slave owners were French. They let the slaves and the free blacks play drums and horns. Black musicians in New Orleans combined European musical instruments and songs with African rhythms. They made a new musical style which was later called jazz. It soon became an important part of popular music in America. return back

7 BLUES The blues was born in the Mississipi River Delta in the early 1890s. After the Civil War, the slaves were free, but the life was not easy. In the South, work camps were formed. Black people from the camps worked on farms and build up the Mississipi river banks. On weekends, the workers got together at picnics or drinking places. Travelling black musicians with guitars entertained them. The musicians sang songs about the difficult life of the workers. Those songs were called the blues. But blues songs were not always sad. The blues was a new kind of music and soon spread all over America. return backreturn back

8 RAGTIME By the late 1800s America was a rich country, and for many people those were happy times. A piano was a sign of succes. At home, usually only ladies played the piano. Their favourite songs were church songs( hymns), and sad songs that told a story( ballads). During this time black musicians started to play a new kind of piano music called ragtime. Ragtime had a new beat return back

9 ROCK AND ROLL Until the 1950s there wasn’t a style of music just for young people. That all changed when rock and roll began. Since then, hundreds of styles and stars have come and gone. Rock’ n’ roll began in America. Some of its first big stars were black –Chuck Berry, Fats Domino and Little Richard. They brought traditional “ rhythm and blues’’ to a big new TV audience. Then, white singers began to copy them. One of the first was Bill Haley. There were other white rockers, too, like Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly. But the most popular of them all was Elvis Aaron Presley. return back

10 COUNTRY MUSIC Music that is popular in and originated from the southern and western United States. It has many sources: traditional ballads, cowboy songs, Mexican music and the like. There are numerous folk groups in our country. It is interesting to listen to their music and songs. Their harmony singing and good humour win friends everywhere. There are many strong, local traditions of music still very much alive today. return back

11 TASTES DIFFER Many people are interested in music. We can’ t live without music. We like to listen to music, we enjoy to dance to music, we play musical instruments. Music is a combination of many sounds. It reflects our mood and emotions. But different people like different music.

12 СПИСОК ЛИТЕРАТУРЫ Кузовлев В.П. и др. Учебник для 9кл. общеобразовательных учреждений - М.: Просвещение, Английский язык: Книга для учителя к учебнику для 9 кл. общеобразовательных учреждений/ В. П. Кузовлев, Н. М. Лапа-2-е издание- М.: Просвещение, Учебный словарь современного английского языка. А.С. Хорнби при участии К. Руз. - М.: Просвещение, Журнал «ИЯ Ш», № 6 – 1997.


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