Stylistic Awareness – Soul

Soul is an umbrella term for a diverse range of African-American music with common influences from gospel and R’n’B. Its distinct flavours are referred to either by the regions of the US they were created in or after the record labels that masterminded the style’s rise to prominence, such as Stax and Motown.



  • Turn to page 28 of Music Production Coursework Edition Grade 3 by Rockschool and work through the topic as it is presented;
  • Listen to the samples given in the text from your downloaded assets library;
  • Once completed, click ‘mark as complete’ and proceed to the next topic;


  • RSL Music Production Grade 3 (2018).  Listening Skills – Soul