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The History of Folk Music

Folk music is an origination from African people. Often accredited to whites, folk music was brought about from enslaved Africans in the Americas. While being

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Folk Music

What is Folk Music? Folk music is popular traditional music passed down orally through generations that explains cultures varying depending on the class, period of

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Negro Spirituals

The Atlantic slave trade involved the unwilling diaspora of African and Caribbean people who were forced to relocate and uprooted from their homelands by European

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Folk Music by Jordan Bogans

Folk music originated in the South, the land of soul, spirituals, and rich harmonies. Slaves created this style of music in order to communicate their struggle and ambitions of hope and liberation. Music, art, and dance were very important during this time period, as it gave African Americans a mode of expression and allowed them to maintain their culture despite being enslaved.

Call-and-Response was a very important musical styling used in folk music. It consisted of a lead calling out a line with a group answering. Pattin Juba was also an element within this genre, it was a dance used to tell stories through song..

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Jubilee Quartets

A jubilee quartet is an a capella singing group that consists of four to six male or female voices. These quartets are traditionally African American

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Negro Spirituals

What are Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals was one of the first genres to be born in the United States. It was created in slavery times

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets- By Nyla Griffith In the period of 1880-1929, a new genre of music was born in the African American community. This new genre

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Ragtime

By: Aryanna Lawson Origins  Ragtime was a genre that originated in the late 19th around 1896 and began to decline in popularity in the 1920s.

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RAGTIME https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMAtL7n_-rc Ragtime 1896-1920   Upbeat music People would buy sheet music Left hand would play easier part on the piano Right hand would be

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Ragtime

The ragtime genre originated in the late 19th century by African Americans who did not know how to read or write music. Most of the

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