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MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro spirituals were songs created by slaves to express what they were going through and their Christian values. They were often reffered to as

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Negro Spirituals

By: Aryanna Lawson Negro Spirituals were songs that slaves used as a way to express their sorrows. Negro Spirituals were influenced by folk music and

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Marian Anderson

  The article on Marianne Anderson and black sisterhood was very insightful. Throughout the article countless examples of the aesthetics of activism were given, particularly

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Negro SPIRITuals!

Origin Negro spirituals were songs that were a reflection of what black people were going through at the time. They started with slavery. Africans were

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1929 transitional 1930 Gospel 1946 Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet The group was founded as the Golden Gate Jubilee

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Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet 1934 The Golden Gate Quartet is the most commercially successful jubilee quartet. It was founded

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RAGTIME

Ragtime Post

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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Ragtime

Ragtime by: Nia Webb Ragtime is a genre of music created by African Americans that is played on the piano in a syncopated style. It

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Ragtime, The Genre

Ragtime, The Genre By: Kamiya Watkins Ragtime is a music genre that dates back from the 1896 all the way until 1920. The defining characteristic

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Ragtime

By: Nia Simone Weeks 1896-1920 Ragtime was a syncopated musical phenomenon which has had  a strong presence in music for more than a century. It

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Ragtime

Click HereClick HereClick Here Ragtime was originated in the early 20th century. Its style was an upbeat rhythm assisted through piano playing. During this time

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BLUES

Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues

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Blues

Blues(1930-1940s) Blues came from Negro Spirituals and Folk music. This genre can be considered another step away from spiritual  music to secular music. The genre was

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CLASSICAL

The Arts/Classical

During the early 20th century was the emergence of composers who taught at Black universities/colleges, with a few of them winning critical acclaims. Their legacy

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Classical Music

Origin  After the emancipation of African Americans, there was an effort for further integration in society academically and culturally, including music. African Americans now had

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