Ragtime ran its course from 1896-1920. Ragtime brought an upbeat to music which is what made it popular. The instrument used in ragtime was the piano. A popular dance that was created by slaves was called the Cake Dance. The Cake Dance was a dance that imitated the slaves master in a dance. The winner of the dance won a cake. There were two profound singers for Ragtime, which was: Scott Joplin and Eubie Blake. Scott Joplin was a composer and a pianist. Scott Joplin was famous and well known because he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces. He also created a ragtime ballet piece and two operas. Eubie Blake was known for his musical with Noble Sissle called Shuffle Along.

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Marian Anderson Article Review

Before reading the article on Marian Anderson, I was unaware about her contributions to Negro Spirituals. In Anderson’s lifetime, she won many awards such as:

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Jubilee Quartets Post

There are five different types of Jubilee Quartets. The first kind is University Jubilee Quartets which were school based. The second kind is Minstrel Jubilee

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Negro Spirituals Post

Negro Spirituals was developed in 1865. Negro Spirituals were very popular while slavery was going on. Even when slavery stopped Negro Spirituals still continued. Two

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