Day: October 1, 2019

Ragtime Post

A Quick Glance at Ragtime Music by Sidnee Salter       Ragtime music ran its course from approximately 1896 to 1920. Ragtime Music is typically associated with the “Roaring Twenties” because this is the

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Blues as Therapy in the Black Community

The Blues as Therapy in the Black Community The Blues were very significant in the black community. The lyrics usually explaining hard times, it can be perceived that the blues served as some type of

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BACK TO THE BLUES

BACK TO THE BLUES Let’s take time and Journey back to the Southern Plantations of America where this legendary genre of the Blues were created…. Blues were invented in the deep south of America by

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What About the Blues?

Originally blues came from the genre of folk music. The blues revival came during the 1960’s when popular African American musicians became more relevant in the music industry. Women in Blues sung about two main

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The Era of Ragtime by Peyton Bolling

Wheels Of a Dream: Ragtime, a forerunner of Jazz music from 1895 to 1919. Ragtime is a genre of music that evolved within the states of Mississippi and Missouri during the last decades of the

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Blues

The blue Behind the Blues Blues was so popular because it was relatable to all people, because everyone experienced sadness in one form or another. Blues was secular in a way that if you listen

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets from Beginning to End origin began in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century used to finance universities and colleges the first jubilee quartet was at Fisk University types of quartets university

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The Spirit Behing Negro Spirituals

The Spirit Behind Negro Spirituals origin Negro spirituals originated when slaves needed a way to express the emotions they experienced during slavery. Because slaves were only allowed to meet for Christian services they began singing

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Negro Spirituals

                                                                     

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