Author: acarey

Hip Hop Poster and Explanation

By AnnaLiza Carey This is the poster I created to symbolize hip-hop as a civilization, genre, and a movement. I researched who some of the arguably most influential and popular hip-hop artists of all time

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Explanation of 1960-1980 Poster

  I created this poster in an attempt to caput the music of African American artists between the years 1960 to 1980s. I chose to use the image of a studio in the background because

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Earth, Wind, and Fire Concert Review

The following are the notes that I took while enjoying Earth, Wind, and Fire’s performance at the Greek Theatre in Chicago: The first song has a clear B section that separates the melody at the

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Ragtime: Happy Music with a Dark Past

By AnnaLiza Carey The origins of ragtime extend far beyond the ice cream truck theme song which has continued to popularize its sound for generations to come. In the 1600s, secular instrumental music produced by

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Jubilee Quartet Music: Then and Now

African American sacred tradition is a strong pillar in the evolution of African influence on music in the US and at the root of several genres. Folk spirituals in the 1800s evolved into arranged spirituals

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The True Origin of Folk

by AnnaLiza Carey and Katie Eugene In our study of folk music, my partner and I focused on two artists: Elizabeth Cotton and Leadbelly, to understand the influence and style of African American artists in

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AnnaLiza’s IME Post

Hello, my name is AnnaLiza Reeves Carey. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but spent most of my time growing up in New Jersey. I am the youngest of six older siblings. Growing up, my

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