Day: November 8, 2019

Gospel

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music that originated negro spirituals and hymns. Gospel music is not secular, it is a reminder for Christians of the higher power we praise, the higher power being

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Musical Theater

Staged performances that included music, dance, and a bit of acting began about 2,500 years ago in ancient Greece; this staged performance later became known as musical theater. As time progressed new ideas were added

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Disco

Discotheque, library of phonograph became short for disco. Disco is beautiful, vibrant combination of dance music and culture that began in the 1970s. Disco is a mixture of soul, pop, funk, and electronic dance music

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Disco in the 70s

By: JaNae Fleming Disco emerged in the 70s to promote freedom and liberation at the time. DIsco is compromised of funk and r&b. Disco was heavily influenced by the LGBTQ+ community. Because disco promoted freedom

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Negro Spirituals and Gospel

Like negro spirituals, gospel music is a sacred form of music used in the Christian belief. Gospel music emerged in urban cities like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Detroit after the Great Migration. Gospel

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Women in Jazz

Women in Jazz JaNae Fleming About Jazz    Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from

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Gospel Post

* Gospel Music *                  Gospel music is now known as a genre of Christian music, but its peak of popularity occurred in the 1930’s. It roots back

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