Day: November 29, 2019

Techno post

Techno music came into play by the Detroit music scene in the 1980s. The main instruments in techno were drum machines, multi-track mixers, samplers, and computer. It focused on polyrhythm and 120-150 beats for the

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TECHnically Techno

TECHNO Techno music began in the mid to late 1980’s in Detroit, Michigan. It was created by three African American, high school boys: Juan Atkins, Kevin. Saunderson, and Derrick May. Techno is often known for

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Break A Leg

Musical Theatre Musical Theatre is a form of art that allows individuals and groups to tell stories through music and dance. Initially, whites kept black people out of the musical theatre through playing them in

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Ragtime by Katelyn Howell

The Sounds of Ragtime Ragtime is a musical style that emerged through the country from 1896 to around 1920. This music became popular due to its syncopated beats and early jazz and classical music influences.

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Boogie Town

Disco: Freedom Through Music ‘Disco’ originated from the French word, discotheque. The word originally meant ‘record library.’ The form of disco music that we know today was created in the 1970s by African American DJs

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Bessie Smith and the Blues

BESSIE SMITH AND HER IMPACT ON BLUES THE BEGINNING OF BLUES Blues began in the black communities of the Deep South but it has its roots in Africa. It emerged in the Mississippi Delta in

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Techno Music and Its Origin

Techno Music What is Techno? Techno is a form of electronic dance music that made an appearance in the Detroit music scene in the 1980s.  Techno mostly features electronic instruments, consisting of drum machines, multi-track

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Musical Theater

Musical Theater  5/5 Black Musical Theater: What is it? Black Musical Theater is dramatic movement composed of plays written by, for, and about African Americans. Black Musical Theater originated from the minstrel shows of

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Go, Go, Disco!

ALL ABOUT DISCO Background The word disco is short for the French word disctotheque. This form of music emerged in the underground dance venues in New York in the 1970s. The disco wave was developed by

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