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Time: 1920's

Place: USA

Origin: Orchestral music from the beginning of the century, in a doubled tempo.

Instruments: brass instruments, piano and saxopjhone.

Lyrics: No lyrics.

Did you know...

  • It was a music for dance solo or in couple.

  • Dance was easy, so you could improvise it.

  • Percussion section was no used in that time.

Some artists were: Josephine Baker



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Time: 1940's

Place: USA

Origin: Bluegrass and country music. Also barbershop quartet style.

Instruments: Vocal harmony with a few instruments.

Lyrics: Mosty about love and first steps in relationship.

Did you know...

  • It was a great hit at the end of the 40's.

  • There was a lead singer, but also a choir.

  • The "Doo wop" name was formed by the sound of the choir singing.

Some artists were: 

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The Platters

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The Chordettes